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Ex-soldier gets life for trying to blow up pregnant wife – The Guardian

“A former reservist soldier has been jailed for life after being found guilty of trying to murder his pregnant wife by booby-trapping a car with a hand grenade.”

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The Guardian, 18th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Dog row shooting neighbour jailed for 18 years – BBC News

“A man who shot his neighbours in a row over their Rottweiler-mastiff dog has been jailed for 18 years.”

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BBC News, 21st January 2011

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Raoul Moat’s alleged accomplices face attempted murder charges – The Guardian

“Two men accused of helping Raoul Moat will face charges of attempting to murder David Rathband, the police officer shot and blinded by the former bouncer, prosecutors have said.”

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The Guardian, 20th December 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Gunman jailed for attempted murder in Bolton – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for life for shooting two men outside a Bolton Nightclub 10 years ago.”

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BBC News, 17th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

The law on mercy killing is badly in need of an overhaul – Daily Telegraph

“The mandatory life sentence for murder is unknown in other countries and distorts the law.”

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Daily Telegraph, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Man jailed for shooting two brothers in Croydon – BBC News

“A man has been jailed for at least 37 years for shooting two brothers in the head, killing one of them, after being thrown out of a south London pub.”

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BBC News, 26th November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Woman jailed for life for attack on MP Stephen Timms – BBC News

“A 21-year-old student has been jailed for life at the Old Bailey for trying to murder Labour MP Stephen Timms because he voted for the war in Iraq.”

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BBC News, 3rd November 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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