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London: Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson has admitted he is “concerned” about burglary levels in the capital after statistics revealed they are on the increase. Latest crime figures show there were 1,061 more burglaries in London last month than in May last year.

Chester: Keepers at a zoo have succeeded in breeding three rare parrots after 19 years of trying. Three Philippine cockatoo chicks are being hand-reared at Chester Zoo in Cheshire after they were hatched in incubators. The chicks are so small they are being kept in an ice-cream tub.