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January 14, 2019 10:40 AM London stabbing: Horror as boy attacked on busy high street minutes before school starts

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital after being stabbed on a busy high street in south east London shortly after 8.30am. Crime knife continues to soar in London as another person falls victim of an attack in the capital. Police rushed to Lewisham High Street following reports of the stabbing, which they said took place at 8.38am. Officers added they have informed 118

January 11, 2019 7:33 PM Jayme Closs: Man charged with kidnapping after 13-year-old escapes following 88-day ordeal

A MAN has been charged with kidnapping a 13-year-old girl and murdering her parents after the teenager escaped three months of captivity. Jayme Closs had been missing since her parents were found shot dead in their rural Wisconsin home in October. Following a nationwide search, the girl managed to flee from a remote cabin where she was being held. Police 125

January 11, 2019 3:10 AM Craig McLachlan: Actor charged with assault and sex offences

Australian actor Craig McLachlan has been charged with one count of common assault and eight counts of indecent assault by police. The former Neighbours star, 53, was charged by a police sex crime unit in Melbourne. A spokesman for Mr McLachlan told local media: "Craig is innocent of these charges which will be vigorously defended." McLachlan is a veteran 116

January 8, 2019 10:25 AM Thugs beat up gay couple for holding hands on New Year’s Day in London

Police have appealed for help after hate crime attack on a gay couple holding hands on London’s South Bank on New Year’s Day. Following the homophobic assault, London’s Metropolitan Police put out an appeal for four men they are looking to speak with in connection with the incident. Police were called at 2:30pm on January 1 following reports that two men were assaulted 118

January 7, 2019 10:20 PM Abused teen who killed man freed from jail after celeb-backed campaign

Kim Kardashian is among those who argued that Cyntoia Brown should have been treated as a victim not a murderer. Cyntoia Brown was 16 when she shot Nashville real estate agent Johnny Allen after he had taken her to his home for sex in 2004. Brown, who was a runaway and under the influence of a violent pimp, said she shot Allen after he attacked her. But she was convicted 110

January 6, 2019 10:19 AM French arrest eight Iranian suspected people smugglers in Calais

EIGHT suspected people-smugglers arrested on a Calais beach were freed within hours - because "buying a boat is not a crime". "They were arrested by a sea surveillance patrol," said an investigating source in Boulogne-sur-Mere. "It was at around 2pm on Friday that a boat belonging to them was found." The semi-rigid dingy, with a Suzuki outboard motor 117

January 4, 2019 1:51 PM Library book returned in Aberdeen after 40 years

A book has been returned to an Aberdeen library 40 years after it was due to be brought back. Crime novel A Touch of Danger by James Jones was last taken out in 1978. It has now been taken back to Aberdeen's Central Library - but luckily for the person who returned it the fine was capped at £3.60. Aberdeen City Libraries events and programming officer 64

January 4, 2019 9:37 AM TV licence email scam: More than 5,000 complaints in three months

A TV licence email scam has led to more than 5,000 complaints over the past three months. Cyber crime monitor Action Fraud said fake TV licence emails regarding payment issues had been sent out to try to collect bank details. The number of reports has increased in each of the past three months, with 1,805 complaints in December alone. Action Fraud told the BBC the scam was "particularly 71

January 2, 2019 1:34 PM Kirton house fire: Murder investigation under way

Two more bodies have been found inside a house that was gutted in a fire in the early hours of New Year's Day. A murder investigation is under way following the blaze in Pear Tree Road, Kirton, near Boston in Lincolnshire. Police initially said one person had died but have now revealed that three people were found dead in the house. The murder inquiry 63

December 24, 2018 11:18 PM Kevin Spacey charged over indecent assault claim

The Oscar-winning actor is accused of indecently assaulting a young man in a restaurant in the US more than two years ago. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of indecent assault and battery against an 18-year-old man at a restaurant in Nantucket, Massachusetts, more than two years ago. Spacey is scheduled to appear in court on 7 January, district attorney 100