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New probe into missing teen

POLICE investigating the murder of a teenager who went missing from her Portadown home 23 years ago are searching a house in the area.

Caroline Graham (19), who was originally from Newry, Co Down, had been living in a flat in Hanover Street with her boyfriend when she disappeared in April 1989.

Detectives have begun searching waste ground on Carleton Street, Portadown, using new technology.

Probes are being put into the ground up to five metres deep to determine if there are any human remains.



Snap up Elvis' house for ¤10m

THE former Beverly Hills home of Elvis Presley and his wife Priscilla is up for sale for $12.9m (¤9.9m).

The four bedroom, five bathroom estate sits on a 1.18 acre promontory overlooking Los Angeles.

Presley first rented the house before the couple bought it in 1967. It was sold several years later, after Elvis and Priscilla divorced.



No jail for death coach driver

A BUS driver who was convicted of causing death by careless driving after a man was knocked under his coach in the UK has escaped jail.

David Luck's nine-month jail sentence was suspended for two years at Teesside Crown Court.

Paul Siddoway (40) was crushed under the wheels of the Middlesbrough to Darlington service last year.

The court heard Luck closed the doors and pulled away without Mr Siddoway, who was waiting at the bus station with his sick terrier. Mr Siddoway banged on the doors, but was struck by the wheels and died at the scene.



Outcry over rape sentences

FRENCH women's organisations are decrying acquittals and lenient sentences for 14 men accused of gang raping two teenage girls.

A court in Creteil, outside Paris, sentenced four of the accused to prison terms, although most of the time was suspended.

The longest term any will serve is a year.

That led to an outcry from women's organisations, which demanded a government response to what they call a culture of impunity over rape in France.


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