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Method actor kills man during crime re-enactment

Calls are growing for the police to abandon the use of Method actors in crime re-enactments after a Cambridge man was killed in an identical murder that occurred on the same spot one week earlier.

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Posted: Aug 31st, 2014
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Suspended maverick cop enjoys quiet holiday

A maverick cop who does things his own way and operates outside the rule-book has enjoyed a relaxing two-week holiday, during which time he gave no thought to the case that got him suspended.

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2014
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Hollywood to make Chinese Heywood murder movie ‘as soon as someone figures out what the hell went on’

most of the action takes place in BournemouthBrad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Danny Davito and Ewan McGregor are all slated for major roles in a Hollywood blockbuster retelling the story of Neil Heywood’s murder in China, with filming due to start in Pinewood and Chongqing as soon as someone can come up with a suitably implausible script.

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Posted: Apr 16th, 2014
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Murder fears hit Scandinavian tourist industry

nobody mentioned anythiing bleak in the brochureFewer people are making leisure trips to Scandinavia, for fear of being hideously murdered or being overcome with the desire to kill another, according to tourism analysts.

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Posted: Mar 22nd, 2014
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Police reopen King Harold murder investigation

The seaside town of Hastings is in uproar today as the police reopen the King Harold killing investigation once again. Posters have been erected on billboards all around the town appealing for witnesses to the murder over one thousand years ago.

‘It’s a waste of public money,’ said one resident, pointing out that every time the authorities rake over the ashes of the Troubles there are problems, such as reduced tourist traffic from France.

The Police Commissioner is unrepentant about reopening the enquiry, though. He pointed to the original report on the killing, the Bayeux Tapestry, and noted that as evidence it was a bit thin. ‘It’s worn at the edges, too,’ he said.

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Posted: Mar 2nd, 2014
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