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Police: Suspect in double stabbing arrested

A Lithuanian builder wanted on suspicion of stabbing two people to death in their home has been arrested on suspicion of murder, Surrey Police have said.

Viktoras Bruzas, aged 38, was stopped shortly before 6pm as he was driving in Oxshott, Surrey.

A major manhunt was launched after the bodies of Patrick and Gillian Kettyle, who were in their 50s, were found at their home in Fetcham, Surrey, in the early hours of this morning by a member of their family.

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Cricket in shock at death of Aussie batsman Phillip Hughes

The death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes after being hit by a cricket ball has stunned the sport and left his friends, family and team-mates devastated.

ITV News Correspondent Tim Ewart reports on the many tributes to the "boy from the outback" and the counselling being offered to Hughes' friend who bowled the fatal delivery.

Andrew Mitchell facing estimated 'Plebgate' costs of £3m

The disagreement over a brief angry exchange between Andrew Mitchell and Downing Street police has ended two years later in a devastating High Court judgement for the former government chief whip.

While Mr Mitchell has been ordered to pay initial costs of £300,000 after his libel action defeat, as ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports, it is estimated the 'Plebgate' case could end up costing him £3 million.

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ISAF strongly condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has described today's fatal suicide bomb in Kabul as "horrendous" in a statement strongly condemning the Taliban attack.

A Briton and five Afghans were killed in the attack on a convoy transporting British embassy staff in Kabul this morning.

A second Briton and several other Afghan civilians were wounded.

Police officers in Kabul today after heavy gunfire was reported in the area Credit: Reuters

I extend my deepest sympathies to the victims of this horrendous attack and to their families and loved ones.

I strongly condemn this despicable attack by the Taliban against those who were serving to help improve conditions in Afghanistan.

Those who commit such murderous acts have no place in the future of this country.

– Gen. John F. Campbell, ISAF commander

MCC boss pays tribute to 'prodigious talent' Hughes

The head of cricket at Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has paid tribute to Australian batsman Phil Hughes, who he called a "prodigious talent" on the field.

John Stephenson said Hughes had instantly impressed when he arrived at Lord's, calling him an "amazing young player, very talented."

Hughes had already scored two test match centuries by the time he turned 20.

Mr Stephenson went on to tell ITV News that Hughes was on the verge of getting back into the test team, and would have had "10 good years" at the top had tragedy not struck.

The Sun: Mitchell verdict is 'vindication' for our reporting

The defeat of Andrew Mitchell's libel action against News Group Newspapers over the 'Plebgate' incident is a "vindication" for The Sun and its journalists, the newspaper's managing editor has said.

We have always stood by our story and continue to do so. We are delighted that the judge has ruled that what we reported about events on Downing Street in the evening in question was the truth and accurate.

There has been a lot of speculation and comment about Mr Mitchell's outburst, and criticism of our newspaper. The judgment today lays all that to rest.

Our article broke this important public interest story, and it has been independently and conclusively confirmed. The Sun can be proud of its journalism today.

– Stig Abell, managing editor of The Sun
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Woman jailed for biting relative's nose after funeral

Jodie Rutley has been jailed after biting off part of a relative's nose Credit: Cleveland Police

A woman who bit off part of a relative's nose after a funeral has been jailed for 12 years today.

Jodie Rutley, 21, from Cleveland, attacked 23-year-old Sherie Watson - her second cousin - at a wake at the Quoits Club in Guisborough in February this year.

Rutley and Sherie Watson had known each other all their lives, but were not on speaking terms when they attended the wake of 19-year-old Jordan Dowson, who died in a car crash, Teesside Crown Court heard.

Following the bite attack, Rutley returned to Watson with a large kitchen knife in each hand and the woman was injured again when she tried to defend herself, the court heard.

Judge Howard Crowson jailed Rutley, of The Charltons in Saltburn, for six and a half years for biting Watson's nose and five and half years for the knife attack.

I cannot believe she has done this to me. There will be months of surgery and I will be left with scars and will need skin grafts from my forehead.

– Sherie Watson
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