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Saudi Arabia: IS claims deadly mosque attack

Self-styled Islamic State militants have claimed responsibility for an attack on a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia that left 10 dead and 70 injured, a monitoring group has said via Twitter.


Sun journalist guilty over payments to police officer

A Sun journalist has been found guilty of getting story tips from a police officer.

Anthony France will be sentenced later this month. Credit: Getty

Crime reporter Anthony France, 41, started a "corrupt relationship" with Pc Timothy Edwards over four years.

While working at Heathrow Airport in SO15 counter-terrorism command, PC Edwards, 49, sold 38 stories and tit-bits of information to the journalist in exchange for more than £22,000.

The court heard that Edwards passed on details ranging from airline pilots being breathalysed to a drunken model flying into a rage after "catching her boyfriend romping with a woman next to him".

Mr France will be sentenced on May 29.


Ninth person charged over Hatton Garden jewellery raid

Detectives investigating the Hatton Garden jewellery raid have charged a ninth man in connection with the investigation.

Ninth person charged over Hatton Garden burglary. Credit: PA

John Harbinson, 42, of Benfleet, Essex, has been charged with conspiracy to burgle.

The taxi driver and father-of-three was remanded in custody and will next appear with the other eight defendants at Southwark Crown Court on June 4.

It comes after eight men were charged yesterday with conspiracy to burgle.

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