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Extra support for victims of crime announced by government

Chris Grayling announces shakeup to ‘daunting’ criminal justice system that includes extra funds to improve court experienceVictims of crime will be given additional rights under legislation announced by the justice secretary, Chris Grayling, on Monday…
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Pensioner sees off would-be robber with well-timed punch

Woman in 80s fends off mugger during attack while walking her dog in Whitstable, KentA woman aged in her 80s has fought off a robber by punching him in the face.The pensioner was walking her dog in an alleyway between Bellevue Road and Invicta Road in …
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A fishy tale as chip shops are caught selling cheaper species

Fish and chip shop fraudsters routinely selling cheaper species as haddock and cod, reveals nationwide survey by Which?Fish and chip shops are routinely selling cheaper species of fish without the knowledge of customers, according to a survey of food f…
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Samantha Morton: I was sexually abused as a child in care homes video interview

Following revelations of child sex abuse in Rotherham, actor and director Samantha Morton felt the need to go public about her own shocking experience growing up in care homes in Nottingham. Here she talks for the first time about being sexually abused…
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