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Neil Dalton was 'better than words can describe'

Friends of murdered Derbyshire student Neil Dalton said he was 'better than words can describe' and deserves to be remembered like that.

Belper Amateurs cricket club who Neil used to play for, took part in a charity cricket tournament today, in his memory.

Neil, a medical student at Newcastle University, was stabbed to death in Borneo, Malaysia last month alongside fellow student, Aidan Brunger.

The money raised will be donated to the Anthony Nolan Trust.

Samantha Morton: Police have 'no record of complaint'

Nottinghamshire police say they have checked their files and have found no record of a complaint of this nature made by Samantha Morton.

Police say they recently contacted the actress to ask if she wished to make a complaint so they can begin an investigation but she has not wished to take the matter further.

If an offence has been committed with need Miss Morton to confirm that she wishes to make an allegation so we can investigate this matter not only to help Miss Morton attain justice but also to help others who have been victims and to protect children who may still be at risk.

– Nottinghamshire Police

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Samantha Morton tells of sexual abuse

Bafta winner Samantha Morton tells of abuse by care workers in Nottingham Credit: PA Pictures

Waiving her her right to anonymity in the wake of a report detailing sexual exploitation of 1,400 children over a period of 16 years in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, she told The Guardian that she was abused by two male residential care workers in Nottingham aged just 13.

She said that although she had reported the abuse which took place in Nottingham, to both police and social services, neither authority formally investigated.

She said: "There was no support, no offer of counselling, no wanting to delve deeper ... Maybe they just assumed I had been abused already, or was being, anyway."

She added: "I just wanted to go public with this, to say, we know it's rife but why are there not further investigations into other areas? It isn't just Rotherham, I'm sure it's not just Rotherham."

Nottinghamshire Police Superintendent Helen Chamberlain told the paper she had spoken to Morton about the allegations but they had not amounted to a criminal offence and the actress had not reported them as one.

Charity cricket tournament in memory of Neil Dalton

Friends of murdered Derbyshire student Neil Dalton are gathering in Belper, in Derbyshire to play a cricket tournament in his memory today.

Neil, a medical student, was stabbed to death in Borneo, Malaysia, last month. Fellow Newcastle University student, Aidan Brunger, was also killed.

Called Neil's Day - the event will see teams from Belper and Ambergate compete against each other. It has been arranged by the Belper Amateurs - for whom Neil Dalton played.

Neil Dalton who was murdered in Borneo Credit: ITV News Central

Malala's father: Arrests 'good news for family'

Malala Yousufzai Credit: Oli Scarff/PA Wire

A group of Taliban militants responsible for shooting Malala Yousufzai, a teenage activist targeted for her campaign against the terrorist group's efforts to deny girls education, have been arrested, Pakistan's army said.

Malala's father has welcomed the news.

This is good news for our family and most importantly, for the people of Pakistan and the civilised world. This first step of apprehending Malala’s attackers signifies the beginning of real hope for the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives have been affected by terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, in Swat and the whole country. We greatly appreciate the efforts of the security forces and police in bringing these men to justice and fighting for the reestablishment of peace. This is the beginning of the real restoration of the writ of the government, where the rule of law and justice prevails for all.

– Ziauddin Yousafzai - Malala's father
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Taliban militants responsible for Malala shooting arrested

A group of Taliban militants responsible for shooting Malala Yousufzai, a teenage activist targeted for her campaign against the terrorist group's efforts to deny girls education, have been arrested, Pakistan's army said.

Malala Yousufzai Credit: PA

Taliban activists claimed responsibility for shooting Malala in 2012 for her advocacy of women's right to education but no one had been arrested until now.

Two other schoolgirls were also injured in the attack.

The Pakistani army's head of press Asim Bajwa told reporters 10 attackers had been identified and arrested.

Malala survived the attack after being airlifted to Britain for treatment and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize last year.

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Govt remain "fully committed" to Madeleine search

The Policing Minister, Mike Penning MP, said the government remains "fully committed" to supporting the search for Madeleine McCann.

That is why, in response to this operational review, we asked the Metropolitan Police to take forward their current investigation. We also created the first ever dedicated national response to missing children, located within the Ceop Command of the National Crime Agency.

Under the Government's missing children and adults strategy we have strengthened information-sharing processes in local areas, introduced new guidance on cases involving children who go missing from home or care, and police forces are directing resources to the cases that need them most.

– Policing Minister Mike Penning
Madeleine McCann Credit: Handout

It comes after an unpublished report said British police forces 'competed' against one another in the investigation into Madeleine's disappearance. It also said it had a long-term negative effect on the case.

Madeleine, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia de Luz in Portugal in 2007.

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'Organisational arrogance' hampered Maddy probe

'Organisational arrogance' on the part of different crime agencies hampered the probe into Madeleine McCann's disappearance, according to the author of a previously unpublished report on the investigation.

Jim Gamble criticised the sense of 'competition' between different agencies. Credit: PA Archive

Jim Gamble told the Guardian: "Each one thought that their agency would bring the best to bear on this. We were all guilty."

He also told Sky News that different agencies trying to make their mark "created a sense of chaos and a sense of competition".

Mr Gamble, the former head of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, said this had also damaged the relationship between British and Portuguese investigators, leading to further difficulties.

Reports: British authorities competing for involvement in search for Madeleine McCann alienated Portuguese

British authorities competing to be involved in the search for Madeleine McCann alienated Portuguese forces, according to a previously unpublished report from 2009.

Madeleine McCann, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing in Portugal in 2007 Credit: PA

The report by Jim Gamble, former head of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), found so many different UK agencies getting involved damaged relations with Portuguese police.

The report was commissioned by the then Home Secretary Alan Johnson in 2009, and was delivered in 2010. But details of the report were briefed to Sky News today.

Madeleine, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia de Luz in Portugal in 2007.

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