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Adam Johnson: Ex-footballer released after serving three years for child sex offences

Disgraced former footballer Adam Johnson has been released from prison after serving three years for child sex offences.

Fourth arrest over fatal stabbing of Jodie Chesney in east London

A 17-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of Jodie Chesney, who was stabbed in the back in an east London park on 1 March.

East 17's Brian Harvey arrested over alleged malicious communications

The former East 17 singer Brian Harvey has been arrested over allegations he sent "malicious communications".

Debenhams shareholders, including Mike Ashley, warned they could be wiped out

Shares in struggling department store Debenhams have plunged by more than 50% after it announced the next step in a refinancing plan which could see stock holders including Mike Ashley wiped out.

Thomas Cook to close 21 stores across UK

Thomas Cook to close 21 stores across UK

Travel operator Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 high street stores, resulting in 320 job losses.

Paul McCartney school book, marked by teacher, goes on sale

Paul McCartney school book, marked by teacher, goes on sale

An English literature exercise book that Sir Paul McCartney used as a teenager is going up for auction.

Weapons found on PSG fan coach ahead of Women's Champions League tie

Weapons found on PSG fan coach ahead of Women's Champions League tie

Weapons, including knives and knuckle dusters, have been found on a bus carrying visiting Paris Saint-Germain fans ahead of Thursday's Women's Champions League game against Chelsea.

Ad watchdog orders 150 'autism cure' therapists to stop

Ad watchdog orders 150 'autism cure' therapists to stop

One hundred and fifty therapists who claim to be able to "cure" autism have been served an enforcement notice over warnings their claims have no scientific evidence and could seriously harm children.

Cervical cancer home-test kits could be a 'game-changer'

Cervical cancer home-test kits could be a 'game-changer'

Women are going to be offered the chance to carry out smear tests in the comfort of their own homes in a drive to reduce the number of women skipping their cervical cancer screenings.

London Waterloo commuter chaos after all trains were cancelled

London Waterloo commuter chaos after all trains were cancelled

All trains to and from London's Waterloo were cancelled for two hours on Friday morning, causing major disruption for commuters.

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