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Police hunt man with spider tattoo over Didcot murders

Police in Oxfordshire have launched a murder investigation after the bodies of a man, a woman and a 6 year-old girl were discovered last night. Police have appealed for help in tracing 21 year-old Jed Allen who has a distinctive spider tattoo on his left hand.

ITV News report Glen Goodman has the latest from Didcot:

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Gary Barlow surprises bride at Merseyside wedding

Take That star Gary Barlow gave a Merseyside bride a wedding she'll never forget when he appeared and sang on her big day.

Anita Jayne Morrissey-Booth had just got married to her new husband Alex in Knowsley when the Take That frontman appeared and sang A Million Love Songs at her reception.

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Bono: Ireland now a country of peace and equality

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On the second night of their latest tour in the US, the star dedicated Pride (In The Name Of Love), one of the band's top hits, to mark the historic day.

On stage, in front of thousands, he said: "It's a moment for us to thank the people who bring us peace to our country. We have peace in Ireland today ...and in fact on this very day we have true equality in Ireland,"

Didcot deaths: Cause of death yet to be established

Police are searching for a man with a distinctive spider tattoo after a man, woman and young girl were found dead in Didcot, Oxfordshire

Thames Valley Police have appealed for help to trace Jed Allen, 21, who was known to the family, who has a distinctive spider tattoo on his left hand.

The cause of deaths have yet to be established, and post-mortem examinations are expected to take place later today, Thames Valley Police said.

No arrests have been made.

Mr Ward revealed that all three victims - who had only been living at the address for around two months - were "related" to each other and to Allen, who is a suspect in the investigation.

At this stage it is not believed that any firearms were involved in the incident.


Police hunting Jed Allen over Didcot deaths

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Officers are hunting a man called Jed Allen in connection with the deaths of a man, woman and girl in Didcot, Oxfordshire, Thames Valley Police said.

Investigating officer, Detective Superintendent Chris Ward said:

We believe that Jed Allen is related to the victims and that this was a domestic incident.

Jed is white, about 6ft, of stocky build, and has a distinctive tattoo of a spider on his left hand.

If you see Jed please do not approach him, instead call 999 immediately.

– Det Supt Chris Ward

Harman: EU referendum is a 'huge question' for Britain

Acting Labour leader has outlined her argument explaining why her party would now back an EU in out referendum.

Harman: EU referendum is a 'huge question' for Britain. Credit: PA

Harriet Harman, speaking on the Andrew Marr show, said: "There is a huge question. Is our future as 60 million people outside of Europe on our own, or are we going to be one of those big building blocks."

It is not inconsistent to say that we recognise that our future is better in Europe than outside of Europe but we want to see Europe change, not only for this country, but because all around Europe they have got to address the question of people feeling like Europe is too centralised, insufficiently accountable and insufficiently in touch.

– Acting Labour leader Harriet Harman

"We would be on our own. If we were outside of Europe we would be a small country, outside those big continental building blocks around the globe," Ms Harman added, pointing out that "timing"was key, and the vote must not be at the same time as other important elections.

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