UK News: Detectives to reopen missing Maddie case

BRITAIN should not be involved in any new bailout of the crisis-stricken Greek economy, Chancellor George Osborne said.

SCOTLAND Yard is to take a fresh look at the case of missing Madeleine McCann.

The move comes after Kate and Gerry McCann made an impassioned appeal for David Cameron to help them revive the search for their daughter, who vanished Portugal in 2007 shortly before her fourth birthday.

No handout for Greece

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Amid mounting unrest on the streets, speculation has been growing that Athens will have to apply to the European Union for a second financial lifeline.

Space shortage delayed illegal immigrant arrests

PLANS to arrest suspected illegal immigrants had to be delayed because of a lack of detention space, inspectors said today.

John Vine, the independent chief inspector of the UK Border Agency (UKBA), said four of six operations planned by one of the agency's 53 arrest teams had to be re-scheduled. There was no room to hold any more men when inspectors assessed the team working in Croydon on February 8 with just 24 hours' notice.

Families face income blow

HOUSEHOLDS may have suffered their biggest drop in income for 30 years, a think-tank has warned.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said that analysis of new official figures suggest it was "entirely possible" that median incomes dropped by 3 per cent in 2010-11.

Such a fall would leave income levels back where they were six years earlier, the IFS said.

Bannatyne in royal hat bid

DUNCAN Bannatyne has kicked off the bidding on eBay for the bizarre hat worn by Princess Beatrice at last month's royal wedding.

The entrepreneur offered the 5000 starting price for the flamboyant Philip Treacy creation, which is being auctioned for charity.

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London: Three teenagers were being questioned today on suspicion of murdering a schoolboy in a gang knife attack in south London. Detectives were optimistic of making several more arrests as neighbours came forward to identify attackers who set upon 15-year-old Temidayo Ogunneye.

Portsmouth: A new international passenger terminal at one of Britain's busiest ports was due to be officially opened today by Business Secretary Vince Cable. The new building at Portsmouth is part of a 16.5 million investment in new passenger facilities at the port.