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Five year old rules out negotiations with parents over teddy bear hostages

they'll only do it again with the dollsA five year old girl from Shepton Mallet has today reiterated that on no account will she negotiate with hostage takers.

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2012
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Somali pirates blame ‘Health and Safety gone mad’ for downturn

Pirates operating off the coast of Somalia have blamed ‘overregulation’ and an over-zealous attitude to enforcement of Health and Safety rules for their recent lack of success.

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Posted: Jan 27th, 2012
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Kidnapped backpacker mainly worried about the photo of her being used on the news

backpacker having terrible thoughtsTrisha Campbell, a 31-year-old charity worker currently chained to a radiator in Yemen, is reported to be spending most of her time ‘absolutely dreading’ her parents’ choice of photograph to distribute to news agencies covering her abduction.

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2011
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UK hostage ‘snowed in’ since his return from Iraq

experts suggest former hostage 'really needs to get out more'Freed hostage Peter Moore has been effectively snowed in at his Lincoln home since his return to Britain from Iraq, where he was captured by a militia in 2007. Mr Moore is said to be in good spirits despite being virtually a ‘prisoner in his own home’.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2010
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Kidnappers report ransom prices down for fourth consecutive quarter

'Pay up, or we pull my wife's teeth out.'Latest figures released today from the kidnapping sector show no signs of recovery, as hostage-takers around the world reported further drops in the market rates for hostage release. ‘Trouble is, it’s a ransom-payers’ market,’ said sOmEOnE yOu dON’t WaNT tO mESs wiTh, who used to kidnap to order on behalf of terrorist organisations, but picked a bad time to go freelance last year.

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Posted: Oct 2nd, 2009
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