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London follows Chicago's lead on fighting crime

Image copyright Alyssa Schukar Image caption In Chicago, former gang members are employed to intervene in disputes Is it really possible to reduce violent crime by tackling it like an infectious disease? London has announced it is to follow Scotland’s public health approach to help tackle violent crime. The idea of treating crime as a […]

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Reality Check: Holyhead's Brexit dilemma

Image copyright Getty Images The locals call it the Holyhead hum: it’s the sound of refrigeration units attached to lorry trailers waiting, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for the next ferry bound for Dublin. This small town on Anglesey lies at the heart of one of the poorest areas in the UK. […]

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River search for missing Worcester university student

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Police said Thomas Jones’s disappearance was “extremely out of character” The parents of a university student who went missing during Freshers Week have been at a riverbank where police divers are leading a search. Thomas Jones, 18, was last seen near the River Severn, at Worcester Racecourse, at about […]

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CCTV released of Luton mall knife attack

Three teenagers involved in a bloody knife fight in a busy shopping centre have been jailed. The attack at The Mall in Luton was captured on the centre’s CCTV and played to a judge at Luton Crown Court. Che Stephens, 18, from Bedford, was sentenced to seven-and-a-half years in jail for stabbing Luca Sanni, 18, […]