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TODDLER'S PARENTS CLEARED OF MURDER
The parents of Levi-Blu Cassin are cleared of his murder at Birmingham Crown Court - but convicted of causing or allowing his death.

KILLED PC 'MAY HAVE BEEN RECOGNISED'
An off-duty PC who died after being attacked in Liverpool city centre might have been recognised as an officer, the chief constable says.

DALGLISH RECALLS HILLSBOROUGH MAYHEM
Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish - and the club's manager at the time of the Hillsborough disaster - begins giving evidence at the inquests.

MAN, 80, JAILED FOR TEEN ACID ATTACK
An 80-year-old man is jailed for 18 years for masterminding an acid revenge attack on his teenage ex-girlfriend.

NHS STAFF TO STRIKE IN NEW YEAR
There will be a fresh wave of strikes across the NHS in England in new year, it has been announced.

A&E HAS 'WORST WEEK' IN ENGLAND
Pressures in A&E units in England have hit record levels while Wales and Northern Ireland also perform poorly, figures show.

DUGGAN FAMILY LOSE PROCEDURES APPEAL
Mark Duggan's family lose a challenge over police procedures following fatal shootings by armed officers.

MUMMIFIED NURSE WAS UNDER WARNING
A nurse found mummified in her Bournemouth flat seven years after she died was being investigated for "inappropriate conduct towards a child", an inquest hears.

DEVICE 'FOUND UNDER SOLDIER'S CAR'
A controlled explosion is carried out on a device found under a serving soldier's car in Portadown, County Armagh.

ILLEGAL ATTEMPTS TO ENTER UK ON RISE
Migrants made about 100 attempts a day to get into the UK illegally this summer, figures suggest, as nearly 12,000 were stopped in four months.

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