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Woman charged with kidnap of baby boy in Telford

A woman has been charged over the disappearance of a baby boy in Telford, Shropshire.

Kelly Mahon, 41, was arrested on Wednesday after the two-month-old infant went missing from a house in the Arleston area of the town.

She has been charged with kidnap and will appear before magistrates in Telford later today.

West Mercia Police confirmed on Thursday night that no further action is being taken against a 53-year-old woman who also arrested in connection with the investigation.

They had earlier confirmed that the missing child was ultimately found "safe and well".

Nuns held by Syrian rebels released after three months

A convoy believed to be carrying newly-released nuns, who were held by rebels in Syria. Credit: Reuters

A dozen nuns held in Syria for more than three months have been released and are on their way to Damascus via Lebanon, a Lebanese security source has told Reuters.

The nuns went missing in December after Islamist fighters took the ancient quarter of the Christian town of Maaloula north of Damascus.

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