The two women and a man were detained following the killing of Lee Rigby, who was hacked to death with knives and cleavers on Wednesday while new details also emerged about the two prime suspects.
Metal theft is becoming 'endemic' according to the UK police. Nothing seems to be sacred: schools, heritage sites, war memorials and even churches have been struck by thieves who sell their loot as scrap metal. Steptoe and son, the fictional rag-and-bone selling television characters, would have been appalled.Read article
Austerity crime means UK police will have to be on their mettle