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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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The fake Royal Mail cards

Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Up to 130 drug users may have died in Britain using man-made sedative Fentanyl just since December, fear police.

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UPDATE: Police trace Woman sticking her tongue out after nationwide ‘urgent appeal’ for witness

Police who issued an urgent appeal to find a woman by issuing a distinctive photograph of her with her tongue sticking out but giving few other details, say they have traced her.

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Pair convicted of hare coursing near Bourne

Pair convicted of hare coursing near Bourne

Two ‘crime tourists’ have been convicted of hare coursing near Bourne.

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NSPCC calls for better legislation after 38 sex crimes against young people by those in a 'position of trust' since 2011

There were 38 offences involving adults in positions of trust who have sexual contact with children in their care across the Thames Valley since 2011, official data shows.
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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Fancy a career change? Fast track your way to detective in two years

Thames Valley Police is launching a new career pathway for people to go from police officer to detective constable - in just two years.

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The horse, Burt, has been rehomed

Bucks woman sentenced after breaching animal ban for the THIRD time

A woman has been fined and given a suspended prison sentence after she breached an animal disqualification order for a third time.

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‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

So-called ‘paedophile hunters’ should be recruited to work alongside police forces to help tackle child sexual exploitation says a leading police and crime commissioner.

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More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years.

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Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Removing lead from petrol and paints has sparked a dramatic drop in crime levels, suggests new research.

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BT customers warned over fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Police gather by woodland next to the lake on Watermead

UPDATED: Ambulance on scene as police swarm on woodland at Watermead in Aylesbury after reports of missing dog walker

An ambulance has arrived at the scene after police swarmed on woodland near the lake on Watermead in Aylesbury after local reports that a dog walker has gone missing.

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Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Gig-goers have been left empty handed after a website sold non-existent tickets to Robbie Williams concerts and UK festivals.

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Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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Voters go to the polls a month today

NATIONAL BREAKING: Armed police hold man at gunpoint outside Parliament

Parliament has been put on lockdown this morning after armed police detained a man at gunpoint.

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A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A shocking eight out of 10 British motorists say they have fallen victim to road rage in the past year.

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Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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