News stories from around Britain
Crime: A would-be copper has been jailed for five years after flogging his fantasies to the Telegraph about policing last year's riots.
Ellis Ward, 29, shot to fame with a series of tweets impersonating a senior officer with the London Met - which even saw him paid for a column called "On the frontline."
Mr Ward also posed as an Iraq war veteran and a US embassy worker, a Winchester Crown Court heard.
Law: The widow of locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson will continue the legal fight for the right to die.
Mr Nicklinson died last month after losing a legal bid to end his life at will with a doctor's help.
Mr Nicklinson would have had to lodge his application to appeal today - but his wife Jane Nicklinson said she would lodge the application herself with help from the British Humanist Association.
Weather: Forecasters have urged us all to make the most of the weekend, as thunderstorms next week look likely to round off what has been the wettest summer in a century.
Meteogroup predict dry and sunny conditions for England and Wales on Sunday, with temperatures likely to peak at 28?C.
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