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01/11/2013 04:21 GMT | Updated 01/11/2013 04:22 GMT

Morning Headlines: Baby P Mother Released, Arrests In Pizza Delivery Murder, Hacking Trial Continues

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BABY P'S MOTHER RELEASED FROM JAIL

Tracey Connelly - the mother of Baby P - has been released from prison, it has emerged.

NOTW PHONE HACKING TRIAL TO RESUME

Prosecutors will continue to lay out the case against former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson and other colleagues accused of phone hacking today, after it was yesterday revealed that the former colleagues had an affair for at least six years.

NUMBERS TO REPLACE GCSE GRADES

Traditional GCSE grades are to be scrapped and replaced with a numbered scale under the biggest reforms of the exams for decades.

TWO ARRESTED OVER PIZZA MURDER

Police have arrested a second person over the murder of a pizza delivery driver who was stabbed to death as he delivered his last order.

RBS DUE TO AVOID FULL SPLIT

Part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland is expected to avoid demands for a full carve-up when the Government rules on the lender's future today.

ISRAELI PLANES ATTACK SYRIA WEAPONS

Israeli warplanes attacked a shipment of Russian missiles inside a Syrian government stronghold, officials said yesterday.

GRAYLING URGES RIGHTS LAW CHANGES

Human rights laws need to change to make it easier to deport foreign criminals, the Justice Secretary has said in the latest attack on the system by Conservative ministers.

WELSH TO VOTE ON NEW TAX POWERS

The people of Wales will vote in a referendum to decide whether to take control of powers over income tax, David Cameron and Nick Clegg have announced.

POLICE 'TO REOPEN MURDER INQUIRY'

Police are to reopen an investigation into the murder of Blackpool teenager Charlene Downes, it has been reported.

No trace of the 14-year-old has ever been found after she disappeared on November 1, 2003.