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Crime Correspondent — Sky News

Sky News Crime Correspondent on the hunt for news stories and a little levity on a grim beat

Fresh Stephen Lawrence Murder Appeal After DNA Found Of Mystery Woman

news.sky.com — Detectives are to launch a new appeal after a DNA breakthrough in the Stephen Lawrence murder investigation. Forensic specialists have discovered a scientific profile of a mystery female on a leather strap found at the spot where the 18-year-old student was stabbed by a racist mob in 1993.

Two Men Arrested In London Over Suspected Islamic Terror Plot

news.sky.com — Two young men have been arrested over what detectives believe was an Islamic extremist plot to attack the UK. They were held by Scotland Yard's counter terror police at an address in West London and were being questioned while various properties and vehicles were searched.

Scotland Yard Admits Spying On 'Sick Leave' Detective On Holidays

news.sky.com — Scotland Yard has admitted lying and spying on one of its own officers after she went on holiday while she was on sick leave. Detective Constable Andrea Brown won a claim for breaches of data protection and human rights laws after the force admitted it had used a bogus law to get her personal details.

Heathrow Alert: 300 Security Passes Suspended

news.sky.com — Three hundred staff at a company which supplies airline lounge services have had their airside security passes suspended, Sky News has learned. Those affected are believed to be mainly cleaners and caterers. Employer, Sodexo, says it is a precautionary measure and it follows news that police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport.

Police Investigate Heathrow Security Pass Scam

news.sky.com — Police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport. They have arrested two young women, thought to be airport workers. Heathrow said it had "taken appropriate action" until the police investigation is complete. Scotland Yard would not reveal details of their suspicions around airside passes, but it is not thought to involve their illegal sale or cloning.

Women Held Over Heathrow Security Pass Scam

news.sky.com — Police are investigating a scam involving airside security passes at Heathrow Airport. They have arrested two young women, thought to be airport workers. Heathrow said it had "taken appropriate action" until the police investigation is complete. Scotland Yard would not reveal details of their suspicions around airside passes, but it is not thought to involve their illegal sale or cloning.

London Attack: Tourists Battled To Save Victim

news.sky.com — A cyclist has told how he tried to save the Russell Square stabbing victim as she lay dying on the pavement. Fernando, 40, said he was stopped by distraught witnesses who told him the victim had been stabbed in the back by a "chubby man dressed in shorts and a T-shirt".

Fire Hero Police Officer Up For Bravery Award

news.sky.com — An officer who ran into a blazing house five times to rescue a family is one of 69 competing in the Police Bravery Awards. PC Sean Cannon was on a call at the other end of a street in Bradford when he heard shouts for help.

Child Killer Beaten To Death With Fish Tank Rock

news.sky.com — A prisoner has been battered to death at one of the UK's maximum security jails. The victim was attacked in one of Long Lartin prison's workshops at about 9am as inmates began their daily routines after breakfast.

Two Guilty Of £100k Machine Gun Smuggling Plot

news.sky.com — Two men have been found guilty of smuggling more than £100,000 of guns into the UK, bought from the same supplier who armed the Charlie Hebdo attackers. Harry Shilling, 25, from Swanley, Kent, and Michael Defraine, 30, from Bexleyheath, southeast London, were found guilty of gun smuggling and conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life.
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Sep 09, 2016

#cliff Sir Cliff's response: "Sir Cliff reaffirms his innocence and has every confidence the CPS will come to the right conclusion ASAP"

Sep 09, 2016

#cliff 373 victims had 'no charge' decisions overturned by CPS since Right to Review introduced - 13% of those who asked for review.

Sep 05, 2016

#Harlow Two Polish ministers in London to discuss safety of Poles with Foreign and Home Secs after murder and assaults in Harlow

Sep 02, 2016

#Blackheath Trevor Timon, 31, charged with murder of banker Oliver Dearlove, 31, punched on night out with friends at weekend in Blackheath

Sep 01, 2016

#Blackheath Suspect, 31, held on suspicion of murder of banker Oliver Dearlove, also held on assault of second victim.

Aug 26, 2016

#Redhill Publican says bike at scene of child 'abduction' had been dumped outside his pub 2 days before and he moved it near rubbish bins.

Aug 16, 2016

#dogattack Man who died in dog attack on estate at Huddersfield was David Ellam, 52.

Aug 11, 2016

#Heathrow Third woman arrested over airside security passes scam at Heathrow.

Aug 10, 2016

#Heathrow 300 staff at airline lounge services company Sodexo have airside security passes suspended over police investigation.


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