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A man and a woman have been arrested as part of the police investigation into alleged corrupt payments by journalists for information, known as Operation Elveden.
A 55-year-old man, a tutor, was arrested at a passenger ferry terminal on the Isle of Wight on suspicion of conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office.
A retired 55-year-old woman, who is believed to have been previously employed in a prison, was arrested at her home in the Isle of Wight on suspicion of the same offence and conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
Both are being questioned at a Newport police station.
A South African minister has admitted "a mistake happened" in the hiring of a "fake" sign language interpreter at the Nelson Mandela memorial service, the Associated Press reports.
Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, said an investigation is underway to determine how Thamsanqa Jantjie received a security clearance.
She also said that government officials have tried to track down the company that provided Mr Jantjie but that the owners "have vanished into thin air."
Mr Jantjie, who has been accused of 'faking' sign language at the service, has apologised for his actions and said he suffered a "schizophrenic episode".
A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of distributing a terrorist publication, after officers found a suspected ideological text during a dawn raid on his home.
West Midlands Police said officers from the regional counter-terrorism unit detained the man under Section 2 of the Terrorism Act, at 7am this morning. The police spokesman stressed the text was not a bomb-making manual.
This intelligence-led operation relates to the supply of a suspected ideological text - not an operational manual such as bomb-making instructions.
The arrest was not made in response to any immediate threat to public safety.
The police added that the property in Dudley, in the West Midlands, is still being searched by officers.
A charity is holding an auction of seven sets of Russian dolls featuring British gay icons in order to raise money for its work with the LGBT community in Russia.
The hand-painted icons featured on the dolls are: Elton John, George Michael, Stephen Fry, Graham Norton and Tom Daly.
The Kaleidoscope Trust says it commissioned the limited edition dolls in order to "stick two fingers up at homophobia in Russia this Christmas".
You can bid for the dolls online at www.torussiawithlove.co.uk from tomorrow until December 22nd.
Deputy Minister of Women, Children and People with Disabilities, Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, the owners "have vanished into thin air."
Thamsanqa Jantjie has said he suffered a "schizophrenic episode" and did not understand the magnitude of his actions.
The national director of patient safety at NHS England, which released today's 'never ever' findings, said that the risk of such serious medical errors "has never been smaller" and said that it "has always been the case" that mistakes will occur among healthcare professionals.
– Dr Mike Durkin, national director of patient safety at NHS England
Every single never event puts patients at risk of harm which is avoidable.
People who suffer severe harm because of mistakes can suffer serious physical and psychological effects for the rest of their lives, and that should never happen to anyone who seeks treatment from the NHS.
But is time for some real openness and honesty. There are risks involved with all types of healthcare.
And one of those risks - with the best will in the world and the best doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals in the world - is that things can go wrong and mistakes can be made.
Sir Ian Kennedy, chair of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (Ipsa) has defended his controversial plans to give MPs a pay rise of 11%.
Sir Ian insisted that the package of pay reforms but together by his body could not be selected and deselected by popularity. He said:
"This is a package, a package of reforms. You cannot unpick it. You can't say that bit we like and that bit we do not."
He said research done by Ipsa indicated that the overall package had "significant" support from the public.
"Part of the package is that part they don't like, but the package as a whole has significant support from the public.
"The public is far more sophisticated than a lot of people think they are."
– Blockbuster joint administrators Simon Thomas and Nick O'Reilly
It is with regret that we have to make today's announcement, we appreciate this is a difficult time for all concerned and would like to thank staff for their professionalism and support over the past month.
Unfortunately, we were unable to secure a buyer for the group as a going concern and as a result had to take the regrettable action to close the remaining stores.
The remaining 91 Blockbuster stores will cease operating by Monday, with the loss of 808 jobs, it has been announced.
The chain had 264 stores and a 2,000-strong workforce when it went into administration last month but these have now all disappeared as a series of phased closures were announced.
The British tourists who reportedly has a grenade thrown at them in Kenya were travelling in a van from Diani in Kwale to Mombasa when it was targeted as it slowed down, police told the Kenya-based Standard Digital.
"He vanished soon after he hurled the explosive," police chief Robert Kitur told the paper.
The grenade failed to explode and is being examined by police.
The attack comes on the same day Kenya celebrates 50 years of independence from British colonialist rule.