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    Members of the police and army carry out searches on a farm rented by Anders Behring Breivik in the small rural region of Rena, 93 miles north of Oslo, July 23. Breivik was arrested after Friday's massacre of young people on a tiny forested holiday island that was hosting the annual summer camp for the youth wing of Norway's ruling Labour party. The 32-year-old Norwegian was also charged for the bombing of Oslo's government district that killed seven people hours earlier








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    Milly Dowler officer removed over NoW leak complaint




    Surrey Police removed an officer from the inquiry into Milly Dowler's murder after claims information was leaked to the News of the World, it has emerged.

    The force has confirmed a detective was taken off the case after a complaint he had mishandled confidential data.

    Thirteen-year-old Milly disappeared as she walked home from school in Walton-on-Thames in 2002. Levi Bellfield was convicted of her murder in June 2011.

    Surrey Police said the officer received "words of advice" over the complaint.

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    Drink of champions

    Winner Emma Moffatt of Australia (center) is sprayed with beer by third placed Emma Snowsill of Australia as second placed Emma Jackson of Australia smiles during the Women Elite Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship on July 17 in Hamburg, Germany

    It's behaviour such as this that could well lead to a life ban! Even a return to capital punishment

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    Norway attacks: memorials and tributes






    Flowers and candles left on the mainland, across the water from Utya island


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    Relatives of victims of the attacks comfort each other at a mass at Oslo cathedral


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    The Norwegian prime minister, Jens Stoltenberg, addresses a memorial service at Oslo cathedral

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    England v India - Day four at Lord's



    Sharma linbering up for the big contest, hoping to snatch a few early wickets



    It's Kumar, however, that strikes first having Cook caught behind for a single

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    England skipper Strauss trying one sweep too many and out lbw to off spinner Singh for 32



    More problems when Kevin Pietersen, a magnificent double century in the first innings, gloves a delivery from Sharma to the keeper

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    A pair of twin boys had to be rescued by firefighters after becoming trapped on a window grid in Yulin, southern China's Guangxi Province. The two young boys climbed out of the window onto the grid after being left home alone while their parents went to work.




    Boxer Pawel Wolak shows the effects of a particularly bruising bout with Delvin Rodriguez in New York. Both men fought a hard fight after it was eventually called as a draw.




    A man inspects a sinkhole that formed in a house in the north of Guatemala City. When neighbors heard the loud boom overnight they thought a cooking gas canister had detonated. Instead they found a deep sinkhole the size of a large pot inside a home in a neighborhood just north of Guatemala City.




    Vicious flooding hit the Nanjing region of China this week with cars swamped by a tide of water.




    Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki oversees the burning of around five tonnes of tusks and ivory which were seized in Singapore in 2002. It came as Kenya marked the 'African Elephant Law Enforcement Day'.



    Here a leopard attacks a forest guard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara, on the outskirts of Siliguri, India. The animal had strayed into the village area and mauled several villagers, including three guards, before being caught by forest officials, according to news reports.




    Beekeeper Wang Dalin wears tens of thousands of bees on his body with goggles and corks up his nose for extra protection.



    Previously unseen photos of The Beatles went on auction this week and managed to sell for an astonishing 224,000. Photographer Mike Mitchell snapped the fab four when he was just 18, restoring the photos from February 1964 for a handsome windfall.


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    Sharma strkes again,dismissing Bell and Trott, England are reeling on 62-5



    It's lunch and past captains of both teams receive a photo call and special commerative caps during the interval. Do you recognise anyone?

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    Lewis Hamilton wins thrilling German Grand Prix





















    1great britainL Hamilton1:37:30.3342spainF Alonso1:37:34.3143australiaM Webber1:37:40.1224germanyS Vettel1:38:18.2555brazilF Massa1:38:22.5866germanyA Sutil1:38:56.5427germanyN Rosberglapped8germanyM Schumacherlapped9japanK Kobayashilapped10russian federationV Petrovlapped



    McLaren's Lewis Hamilton won a thrilling German Grand Prix with a feisty drive at a chilly Nurburgring to move third in the championship.
    Hamilton jumped Mark Webber's Red Bull at the start for the lead, lost and regained it before beating Ferrari's Fernando Alonso and Webber to the line.

    An error-strewn drive saw Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel finish fourth but his championship lead remains 77 points.

    McLaren's Jenson Button retired for the second race in a row.

    An aggressive qualifying lap had earned Hamilton second on the grid behind Webber and the 26-year-old delivered more of the same when it counted most.

    A second victory of the season - and his 16th career victory - leaves Hamilton 82 points behind Vettel with nine races left to go.

    Hamilton celebrated on his pit-to-car radio: "Great job guys, great job. Keep pushing, these are the results we can get, it's amazing."

    The 2008 world champion jumped pole-sitter Webber at the start to take the lead and although the Australian passed him a few laps later, Hamilton used the Red Bull's slip stream to re-take the lead.

    The first round of stops saw Webber make a more decisive move as he pitted first on lap 14 and while Hamilton, Alonso and Vettel jostled for position coming out of the pit lane two laps later Webber sailed supremely into the lead.

    An intense battle followed with less than two seconds covering Webber, Hamilton and Alonso. But Vettel, who had spun on the damp track, fell away from the leading pack.

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    Gatting, Athers, Gower, GB, - - Brearley? - - - Hussein

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    ^ With the dicky, well done - of course they're all englishmen now!

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    Amy Winehouse tributes in London


















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    Cairo, Egypt: Protesters rush to put out a burning car during clashes with armed men



    Butalelbum, Chile: Farmers prepare a hot meal during a cold snap



    Wenzhou, China: Rescuers work at the scene of a derailment

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    Duisburg, Germany: Candles along a tunnel mark the first anniversary of the Love Parade music festival tragedy when 21 people were killed in a stampede



    Madrid, Spain: Protesters raise their hands during an rally in the Puerta del Sol



    Utya Island, Norway: Bystanders look toward the island where a gunman killed at least 85 people on Friday

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    Pandua, India: Transgender people dance during a rally



    Jerusalem: An Israeli policeman removes an ultra-Orthodox Jew from the road during a protest against the opening of a road and the operation of a car park on the Sabbath



    Minsk, Belarus: Wheelchair users perform during a dance rehearsal



    Paris, France: A woman is baptised during a gathering of 30,000 Jehovah's Witnesses

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    Amanda Knox DNA appeal sparks legal battle by forensic experts



    Amanda Knox is led away from Perugia's court of appeal in November last year. She is fighting a 26-year sentence for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher

    Amanda Knox's appeal against her conviction for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy faces a fresh challenge.

    A prominent forensic scientist, whose DNA evidence helped to convict the US student and her former boyfriend, has vowed to overturn the findings of an independent report that says much of her work in the case was unreliable.

    Knox returns to court in Perugiaon Monday, armed with the new forensic report, which she hopes will help lead to her being freed.

    Kercher was found with her throat slit in the Perugia apartment she shared with Knox in 2007. Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were sentenced to 26 and 25 years respectively in 2009 for the murder. A third suspect, Rudy Guede, had already been convicted for his role in the killing.

    Written by two independent experts from Rome's Sapienza University, the 145-page DNA review rubbishes the work of Patrizia Stefanoni, the police forensic scientist who found Knox's and Kercher's DNA on a kitchen knife at Sollecito's house and identified DNA belonging to Sollecito on a torn bra clasp found beside Kercher's semi-naked body.

    The report claims Stefanoni ignored international DNA protocols, made basic errors and gave evidence in court that was not backed up by her laboratory work, rendering the knife and bra strap worthless as evidence. But Stefanoni has vowed to fight back during three hearings devoted to the DNA reviews.

    "I am angry about the false statements in this report and ready to come to court to highlight the past record of these experts," she told the Observer. "I am also looking into taking legal action against them. What international DNA protocols are they talking about? The Italian police is a member of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI), while they are not."

    Both Stefanoni and one of the report's co-authors – Carla Vecchiotti – are influential figures in a restricted circle of DNA experts in Italy and are no strangers to headline-grabbing cases. Stefanoni's work helped a British court in June convict an Italian, Daniele Restivo, of the ritualistic murder of Heather Barnett in Bournemouth in 2002. Vecchiotti has recently made the news in Italy with her work investigating a drug addict's death in police custody and the murder of a teenage girl in Puglia.

    Soon after she was chosen to review Stefanoni's work on the Knox case, Vecchiotti claimed that documents had been withheld from her. The final report, co-authored with Stefano Conti, bemoans the scant detail Stefanoni used to back up her findings.

    After discovering there was no DNA left to check on the knife or the bra clasp, the experts retraced the steps taken by Stefanoni, concluding that the DNA trace of Kercher on the blade was so weak it could not be reliably matched – or was at best the result of contamination – and quoted Stefanoni admitting in court she should have double-tested her result to be more convincing.

    Stefanoni claimed she had no need to repeat tests since the experts for the defence were on hand to witness her work. "And it was good enough to show it was Kercher's DNA," she said. "A small amount, but good quality."

    Turning to the bra clasp, the report concludes that since it had been at the crime scene for 46 days before being collected, it was vulnerable to contamination.

    Stefanoni's testing was in any case full of errors, the report adds – a charge she said was "simply not correct", adding she was "very keen" to defend her work in court.

    The experts quote numerous US police and FBI experts on the risk of low DNA results and poor evidence handling, prompting one Italian police source to claim they were being fed information by Knox's defence team.

    "We followed the guidelines of the ENFSI, theirs is just a collage of different international opinions," said Stefanoni.

    The three days of DNA hearings, tomorrow, 30 July and 1 August, will be followed in September by final arguments, with the appeal verdict now expected around 25 September.

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    More pics from Lords



    Eoin Morgan and Matt Prior steady the ship with a stand of 45 before Sharma claims his 4th wicket dismissing Morgan for 19



    Matt Prior celebrates his 18th test 50 just before tea

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    Tendulkar suffering from a virus makes an appearance after the break but looks less than 100%



    Stuart Broad reaches his 50 off 76 balls as he shares a century partnership with Prior

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    Matt Prior hits a glorious 6 as he progresses to an unbeaten 103, his 6th test century and England declare 457 runs ahead.

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    Tour de France: Mark Cavendish wins historic green jersey




    Mark Cavendish won the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris, becoming Britain's first winner of the green jersey for the race's best sprinter.

    Cavendish, who has now won 20 stages of the race in his career, crossed the line first after a frenetic sprint finish on the Champs-Elysees.

    "I've been trying to get the green jersey for the last few years, it is a special day," said the 26-year-old.

    Cadel Evans took the yellow jersey to become Australia's first Tour winner.

    "They changed the rules this year but I have still had to fight until the last stage to get the green jersey and we've had six stage wins for the team this year," added Cavendish.

    The Isle of Man cyclist finished with 334 points, while Spaniard Jose Joaquin Rojas was second with 272 and Belgian Philippe Gilbert had 236.

    However, despite the relatively comfortable final margin of victory Cavendish was not assured of securing the green jersey until he won the final sprint.

    If Rojas had won the stage then Cavendish would have needed to finish second or third to claim the jersey he so highly coveted.

    "I've been incredibly lucky to have a group of team-mates who have been committed to me winning races and it has paid off," said the HTC Highroad cyclist.

    "I can't stress how lucky I am, I couldn't do it alone. I'm super emotional, super happy."

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