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Four men guilty of murdering couple in bungled ‘honour killing’ – The Guardian

“Four men who murdered a couple in a bungled attempt at an ‘honour’ killing were jailed for life today. Their intended victim was a Muslim man who was having an affair with a married woman, but they firebombed a different house.”

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The Guardian, 3rd August 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Campaigner guilty of Oxford University arson plot – BBC News

“An animal rights campaigner has been given a 10-year prison term after being found guilty of plotting arson attacks against Oxford University buildings.”

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BBC News, 13th July 2010

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Schoolboy jailed for life over fatal house fire – The Independent

“A schoolboy who took revenge for being dumped by killing his ex-girlfriend and her older sister in a house fire was jailed for life today. Akmol Miah, 15, must serve at least 23 years behind bars for murdering 15-year-old Maleha Masud and Nabiha Masud, 21, at their home in Tooting, south London.”

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The Independent, 9th July 2010

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Bolton firebomb threat man bailed and on the run again – BBC News

“Prosecutors are under fire for not challenging the bail of a man who admitted witness intimidation only for him to go on the run for a second time.”

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BBC News, 28th June 2010

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Teenage bullies jailed for firework attack death – The Independent

“Three teenagers who killed a woman by pushing a firework through her letterbox following a string of bullying attacks on her son were jailed today.”

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The Independent, 28th May 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Boy guilty of murdering sisters in Tooting fire – BBC News

“A boy who took revenge after being jilted by starting a house fire which killed his ex-girlfriend and her sister has been convicted of their murders.”

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BBC News, 26th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man guilty of killing jockeys in arson attack – The Indepedent

“A labourer was found guilty today of killing two young jockeys by setting light to a block of flats in a drunken revenge attack.”

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The Independent, 20th May 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk


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