Archive for August 13th, 2008

Convicted rapist declared ‘safe’ months before he murdered teenager

“A convicted rapist sexually assaulted and murdered a teenage girl only months after he had been downgraded to the lowest risk level by public protection officials, it has been disclosed.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Parents to be charged with murder of seven-year-old girl – The Guardian

“The mother and stepfather of a seven-year-old girl who allegedly starved to death are to be charged with her murder, the Crown Prosecution Service announced today.”

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The Guardian, 13th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Post union demands dog attack law – BBC News

“A trade union is pressing for a change in the law to help reduce the number of dog attacks on postal delivery staff.”

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BBC News, 13th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Boy suffers ‘blast injury’ from exploding joke pen – Daily Telegraph

“A toy company has been fined more than £5,000 after a nine-year-old boy suffered a ‘blast injury’ in his eye from a joke exploding pen.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th August 2008

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Repeat loo flusher faces eviction – BBC News

“A council tenant faces being evicted from her home after repeatedly flushing the toilet during the night.”

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BBC News, 13th August 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Colin Stagg wins £706,000 payout over Rachel Nickell murder charge – The Guardian

“Colin Stagg, who was cleared 14 years ago of murdering Rachel Nickell, has been awarded £706,000 compensation, his solicitor said today.”

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The Guardian, 13th August 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Privacy awareness not backed up by behaviour, survey finds – OUT-LAW.com

“Almost 90% of UK internet users are prepared to give away private data despite 84% of the same users claiming to be very guarded about online privacy.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 13th August 2008

Source: www.out-law.com


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