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High-profile offenders to be returned to jail include notorious loyalist killer Torrens Knight

Call to use ex-inmate intercepts

The Airports Commission last week recommended that a new runway is built at Heathrow to improve air capacity

Runway wait 'costs £31bn in trade'

Nicki Minaj was due to appear at Wireless Festival

Minaj show blow after travel delays

A total of 563 illegal immigrants were held or arrested by Port of Dover police officers last year, up from 148 in 2013.

Immigrant detentions soar at port

The Government want to speed up the adoption process

£30m boost for adoption services

The Princess Royal will travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday for Srebrenica Memorial Day

Srebrenica dead to be remembered

Schoolgirl Alice Gross was killed last August (Metropolitan Police/PA Wire)

Alice family seeks extended inquest

Richard Guest died while trying to save two teenage girls from the sea (Guest family/PA)

Tributes to sea rescue grandfather

Supporters of the No vote in Thessaloniki celebrate the referendum results (AP)

EU shock as Greeks reject austerity

Richard Guest died while trying to save two teenage girls from the sea (Guest family/PA)

Tributes to sea rescue grandfather

Two people died after being hit by lightning

Two die after lightning strikes

Alex Salmond said diplomatic efforts against IS need to be better co-ordinated and look at the areas of propaganda and the group's financing

'Coherent response' to IS urged

Jeremy Corbyn has won the support of the Unite union in his bid to become the next Labour leader

Unite backs Corbyn as Labour leader

More balmy weather is on the way, but not before an unsettled few days of showers.

More sunshine due after rainy days

David Cameron will hold talks with key advisers as the UK prepares to react to the result of Greece's referendum

Greeks reject austerity terms

The 10th anniversary of the July 7 bombings is to be marked

Anniversary of 7/7 bombings marked

Tunisian hotel gunman Seifeddine Rezgui (SITE Intelligence Group/PA)

Gunman son 'couldn't kill a mouse'

Melanie Road died more than 30 years ago

Man charged over girl's 1984 murder

The coffin of Claire Windass is carried from the RAF C-17 at RAF Brize Norton, one of the final five bodies returned

Beach attack pair 'shot in pelvis'

Princess Charlotte pushed in her Silver Cross pram as she leaves the Church of St Mary Magdalene in Sandringham, Norfolk.

Princess Charlotte is christened

Chancellor George Osborne will announce a summer Budget this week

Osborne to cut BBC budget by £650m

Police have condemned motorists who taunted a distressed woman

Police condemn bridge woman taunts

A French police officer checking lorries on the main road into Calais ferry port amid the migrants crisis (AP)

Fatality warning amid Calais crisis

Almost half the fish consumed in the EU came from non-EU waters in 2014, a study shows

EU 'must rebuild fish stocks'

Britain's hopes now rest on Andy Murray

Murray keeps Wimbledon hopes alive

Prime Minister David Cameron has been urged to think again on voting rights for English MPs

SNP slams veto plan for English MPs

Firefighters tackle a blaze in Perivale

Fire crews battle warehouse blaze

Prime Minister David Cameron said a memorial will be created for victims of terror attacks overseas

Memorial funded for Tunisia victims

A motorway was closed as police tried to help a distressed woman on a bridge

Police condemn bridge woman taunts

Police are investigating a murder in Basildon

Two arrested over woman's murder

Protesters take part in a demonstration by the Greek Solidarity Campaign in Trafalgar Square

UK protesters make Greece debt plea

Forecasters predict the sunshine will come out again by midweek

More sunshine due after rainy days

The Queen meets Second World War pilot Allan Scott

Pilot thrilled to meet Queen again

Andy Murray celebrates during his match against Andreas Seppi

Murray keeps Wimbledon hopes alive

Lorries parked on the M20 in Ashford, Kent, under Operation Stack

Eurotunnel faces difficult night

The coffin of Stuart Cullen is carried from the RAF C-17 at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, one of the final five bodies returned today, out of a total of 30 British nationals killed in last week's Tunisia terrorist attack.

Families get Tunisia attack bodies

Chancellor George Osborne.

Tories to meet inheritance tax vow

Amira Abase, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and Shamima Begum, 15, fled Britain in February (Metropolitan Police/PA)

Girls 'marry IS militants' in Syria

Three men were arrested by Essex Police after the crash on the M11

Three held as van overturns on M11

Photo taken by members of the public of offenders fleeing after robbing a jewellery store in Newport Street, Bolton.

Passers-by target jewel raiders

Police officers surround protesters taking part in a demonstration against the Shomrim, a Jewish neighbourhood watch group

Neo-Nazis outnumbered at protest

David Rathband was blinded in the attack by gunman Raoul Moat

Rathband family's plea for justice

Blackpool RNLI volunteers pulling a woman from the sea after she got into difficulty on a sandbank at Uncle Tom's Cabin in Blackpool.

Sea rescue drama captured on video

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the newborn Princess of Cambridge, as the Cambridges will appear in public for the first time as a family of four at Princess Charlotte's christening.

Princess Charlotte to be christened

London already has powers to fine people who throw litter from cars

Call to tackle littering from cars

Schools are creating a "pressure cooker" atmosphere for children, experts say

'Exam factory' mood in schools

The RAF's Red Arrows team was to have performed at the July 4 celebration

USAF axes July 4 show over security

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe fielded questions from young people

Web policing 'a massive challenge'

Shaker Aamer has been imprisoned at Guantanamo for 13 years (Reprieve UK/PA)

Stars' July 4 plea to free Shaker

Katie Price leaves Horsham Magistrates' Court accompanied by her husband Kieran Hayler

Price fined for jumping red light

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