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No-one is safe from cyber criminals warns leading security expert

No one is immune from cyber crime, a leading internet security expert has warned, following revelations that one in five UK businesses fell victim to online attacks last year.

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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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“I’ve been a naughty boy” UKIP’s Chris Adams fined for fraudulently using blue disabled badge

“I’ve been a naughty boy” UKIP’s Chris Adams fined for fraudulently using blue disabled badge

A would-be UKIP MP and councillor has been fined for fraudulently using a disabled blue parking badge.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Dhuy Duong Nguyen, known as Lida, has been missing since Tuesday last week

Appeal for missing 16-year-old girl in Northamptonshire

A 16-year-old girl last seen seven days ago is missing, police have confirmed.

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Cash stolen during Buckingham distraction burglary

Police are appealing for information after an elderly woman was the victim of a distraction burglary in Buckingham.

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Have you seen missing Ella Pecko from Aylesbury - last seen on Monday with only slippers on her feet

Have you seen missing Ella Pecko from Aylesbury - last seen on Monday with only slippers on her feet

Have you seen Ella Pecko? Her family and friends are concerned after she went missing from Aylesbury.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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Men charged with sexual offences after police raids in Banbury and Birmingham

Ten men have been charged with rape and other offences following police raids and arrests in Banbury and Birmingham on Tuesday and yesterday, Wednesday.

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Is this Britains most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Is this Britain’s most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Kids are literally getting wasted with Britain’s daftest drug craze - sniffing fumes from burning WHEELIE BINS, its has been claimed.

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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Westminster attack: The stories bringing the horror closer to home in our region

In the aftermath of Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster we look at the impact it made locally across our region.

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LIVE THURSDAY: Hero police officer and woman who died named after Westminster terror attack, eight arrested in raids across UK

Four people have died in the Westminster terror attack including the police officer who was stabbed and his attacker

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Parliament on lock down: Aylesbury MP David Lidington says to house “There has been a serious incident”

Parliament on lock down: Aylesbury MP David Lidington says to house “There has been a serious incident”

Aylesbury MP David Lidington has addressed the House of Commons following a ‘serious incident’ on Westminster Bridge this afternoon.

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Thames Water: “We deeply regret” pumping sewage into waterways

Thames Water has issued the following statement after being fined £19.75 million plus costs in Aylesbury Crown Court for offences at six facilities in the Thames Valley during the period 2012-14.

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Thames Water fined more than £20MILLION for pumping human waste into our waterways

Thames Water fined more than £20MILLION for pumping human waste into our waterways

Thames Water has been fined more than £20million for pumping human waste into the River Thames and its tributaries. This morning Judge Francis Sherridan at Aylesbury Crown Court handed down a huge fine of £20,361,140 to the firm for the breaches which have had a devastating environmental impact on our waterways and streams.

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The Romanian crime gang

Crime gang jailed over high-end thefts including in Bicester Village and Milton Keynes

Members of a crime gang set up camp and cycled to jewellers across England in a series of burglaries where they stole more than £3.1m of property.

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Suspects wanted for questioning in connection with Brackley scrap metal theft

Suspects wanted for questioning in connection with Brackley scrap metal theft

The police want to speak with the two men pictured in the CCTV images in connection with the theft of scrap metal in Brackley.

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