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One of the two men accused of killing Fusilier Lee Rigby tells the Old Bailey he is a 'soldier of Allah'.

Anna Foster and Peter Allen with the day's news and sport. One of the two men accused of killing Fusilier Lee Rigby admits in court that he killed the soldier, but says it was not murder because he is a 'soldier of Allah' and 'this is a war'. Michael Adebolajo was giving evidence for the first time at the Old Bailey.

There are calls for more action against fixing in English football, after the arrest of six people by police.

The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, appears before MPs to defend the government's Universal Credit policy.

And Northumberland National Park and Kielder Forest Park are awarded dark-sky status by The International Dark Skies Association, making it Europe's largest area of protected night sky.

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Mon 9 Dec 2013 16:00


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