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UPDATE: Evidence heard at trial of lorry drivers accused of killing eight people near Milton Keynes

A police investigation into the collision found Maseriak was driving erratically before stopping his lorry in the slow lane of the M1 with the lights on, the court heard. Wagstaff had 10 seconds to see Mr Joseph’s ‘baulked’ minibus and avoid it.

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UPDATE: Lorry drivers accused of killing eight people near Milton Keynes on trial

Eight people died when their minibus was crushed between two lorries - the first of which was “parked” in lane one of the M1 motorway in the dark, a jury heard yesterday (Thurs).

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Lorry drivers accused of killing eight people near Milton Keynes go on trial

Two lorry drivers accused of killing eight people near Newport Pagnell​ in one of the UK’s worst motorway death crashes went on trial today​.

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Can you help find Milton Keynes woman who went missing last night?

Police are searching for a 27-year-old Milton Keynes woman who has been missing since last night.

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Mum takes Milton Keynes Hospital to court for ‘clinicial negligence’ that left daughter with ‘lifelong damage’

Mum takes Milton Keynes Hospital to court for ‘clinicial negligence’ that left daughter with ‘lifelong damage’

A mother is taking Milton Keynes Hospital to court for compensation over ‘lifelong damage’ caused to her daughter due to her traumatic birth.

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Pupil excluded after threat of ‘shooting massacre’ at Milton Keynes school

Pupil excluded after threat of ‘shooting massacre’ at Milton Keynes school

A teenager who put out a sick message predicting a “massacre” at a Milton Keynes school has prompted fear among fellow students.

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Knives recovered on the first day of Operation Sceptre

Bedford shops pass strict police knife sales policy

Shops in Bedford all passed strict knife sales policy following an operation carried out by the Beds Police Licensing Team on Thursday.

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Man raped in Milton Keynes park

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a rape of a man in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes.

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Four in court after police raids in Milton Keynes tackling drugs, trafficking and modern slavery.

Four people have now been charged following Thames Valley Police’s biggest-ever raid investigating drugs, trafficking and modern slavery.

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Driver who was too drunk to provide a specimen is finally convicted

Driver who was too drunk to provide a specimen is finally convicted

A drink-driver who escaped justice when a judge accepted he was too drunk to provide a breath test has finally been convicted after the decision was overturned following a costly appeal.

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Barry Bennell pictured during his days coaching football

Barry Bennell: Predatory paedophile football coach guilty of seven more sex offences

A paedophile football coach who last lived in Milton Keynes has been convicted of a final seven sex offences in a trial this week.

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Salvation Army ready to support victims of modern slavery following raid in Milton Keynes

The Salvation Army is available to support victims of modern slavery following this week’s raid in Milton Keynes to tackle a case of suspected modern slavery.

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Top motor mechanic tried to meet 14-year-old girl in Bletchley for sex

Top motor mechanic tried to meet 14-year-old girl in Bletchley for sex

A top motorsport mechanic was snared by a group of paedophile hunters after he arranged to meet a 14-year-old girl in Bletchley for sex.

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Barry Bennell will face further charges today

Barry Bennell: Former football coach who lived in Milton Keynes guilty of further sex abuse

A paedophile football coach who lived in Milton Keynes has been found guilty of further sex offences against young boys.

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Police are launching a manhunt for Armond Mucmata

Man wanted in connection with Milton Keynes raids over immigration offences and money laundering

A man is wanted on suspicion of immigration offences and money laundering following a series of raids across Milton Keynes this morning.

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An immigration enforcement van at the car wash in Peartree Bridge. Picture by James Averill

GALLERY: Milton Keynes car washes targeted in police raids investigating drugs, trafficking and modern slavery

Fifteen people have now been arrested in what was Thames Valley Police's biggest ever raid investigating drugs, trafficking and modern slavery.
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Armed officers deployed inside the Palace of Westminster. Picture: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire

UPDATE: Suspicious letter in Parliament contained ‘non-harmful’ white powder

Police investigating a suspicious letter delivered to an office in the Houses of Parliament found it contained white powder which was ‘non-harmful’, the House of Commons said.

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10 arrests in Milton Keynes as part of investigation into drugs, modern slavery and human trafficking

10 arrests in Milton Keynes as part of investigation into drugs, modern slavery and human trafficking

Raids across Milton Keynes saw 10 people arrested this morning.

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Milton Keynes police officer who investigated rapes is arrested for inciting prostitution

Milton Keynes police officer who investigated rapes is arrested for inciting prostitution

A police officer who specialised in rape and drug cases has been arrested on suspicion of inciting prostitution and supplying drugs.

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Milton Keynes lawyer was one of Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims

Milton Keynes lawyer was one of Grand Canyon helicopter crash victims

One of the passengers killed in the Grand Canyon helicopter crash was talented Milton Keynes lawyer Jason Hill.

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