Crime

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday, June 20, 2019

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

John Worboys faces life in jail after admitting four more attacks

Black cab rapist John Worboys is facing life in jail after admitting to four more attacks on women.

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer loses appeal against manslaughter conviction

Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd has lost a Court of Appeal challenge against his conviction for the manslaughter of Charlotte Brown.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

A schizophrenic who pushed a 91-year-old man onto Tube tracks last year had taken £600 worth of crack cocaine the day before the attack.

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police called to university over reports of student with gun

Armed police have been called to a university campus following reports of a student seen brandishing a handgun.

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours after he knocked over a drink have been jailed.

London suffers fifth killing in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

Fifth man killed in London in six days after triple stabbing

A man has died following a triple stabbing in north London - the fifth killing in the capital in six days.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

The teenager who called the Duke of Sussex a “race traitor” in an online post has been jailed for four years and three months.

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being killed at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

The Duke of Sussex was dubbed a “race traitor” and pictured with a gun to his head in an image posted online by a Leeds teenager.

Gangsters who created threatening videos jailed for 26 years

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Two members of an east London gang found in possession of weapons have been jailed for a total of 26 years.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Jack Shepherd: Verdict on speedboat death expected within a week

Jack Shepherd: Verdict on speedboat death expected within a week

The man found guilty in the speedboat death of Charlotte Brown will face a longer wait to find out if his conviction will be overturned.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

'Evil' ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years

'Evil' ex-football coach Bob Higgins jailed for 24 years

A former football coach has been jailed for 24 years and three months for sexually abusing young football players during a 25-year period.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

An investigation has been launched after swastikas were drawn on a commemorative D-Day bench.

‘Monster of Worcester’ who killed three children freed from jail

‘Monster of Worcester’ who killed three children freed from jail

A man who murdered three children and impaled their bodies on a fence outside their home has been released from prison.

TalkTalk hacker jailed for four years

TalkTalk hacker jailed for four years

A 22-year-old man behind the hack and blackmail of TalkTalk in 2015 has been sentenced to four years in jail.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Monday, June 10, 2019

Police seek 14 men in connection with football disorder

Police seek 14 men in connection with football disorder

Detectives are appealing for information on 14 individuals they want to speak to regarding disorder before a Crystal Palace v Brighton match on March 9.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry jailed for embezzlement

Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry jailed for embezzlement

Former MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for 18 months for embezzling more than £25,600 from pro-independence groups.

Monday, June 3, 2019

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd: Appeal date set over speedboat death conviction

Jack Shepherd, who was jailed over the speedboat death of Charlotte Brown, has had a date set for his challenge against his manslaughter conviction.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Gang of seven convicted over Haringey attack

Gang of seven convicted over Haringey attack

A gang of men who attacked a pair of brothers, leading to the death of one and life changing injuries for the other, have all been convicted at the Old Bailey.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

Almost one in four (24 per cent) of young people say they feel at risk because of violence in their community, according to the Prince's Trust.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

A man from Cardiff has admitted sharing a terrorist song entitled Virgins Of Paradise on the second day of his Old Bailey trial.

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

A motorist was jailed for eight years on Wednesday for leaving a serving soldier with life changing injuries after mowing him down in Leeds.

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

A man has been caught posting photos of himself to Instagram from prison.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Man who wanted to “kill English pigs" at theatre walks free

Man who threatened to 'kill English pigs' at theatre walks free

Man who threatened to 'kill English pigs' at theatre walks free

A man who threatened to stab audience members at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre was spared jail this week.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Seven fraudsters have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years for hacking into email accounts to steal more than £10million pounds from victims in the UK and abroad.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Two arrested for trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Two arrested in connection with trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Two arrested in connection with trafficking 29 Vietnamese nationals

Police in Devon and Cornwall have arrested and charged two men who pleaded guilty to trafficking Vietnamese people into the UK.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Labour MP: ‘Youth workers are key’ to tackling knife crime

Labour MP: ‘Youth workers are key’ to tackling knife crime

Labour MP: ‘Youth workers are key’ to tackling knife crime

The chair of the all-party parliamentary group on knife crime has said that youth workers are “absolutely key” to tackling the rise in knife crime.

Family crowdfund legal aid after son's suicide during rape investigation

Family crowdfund legal aid after son's suicide during rape investigation

Family crowdfund legal aid after son's suicide during rape investigation

The family of a young man, who committed suicide after being investigated over allegations of rape, are crowdfunding to raise funds for legal aid.

Youth violence

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Bring back borstals to discipline society's 'feral young'

Borstals should be brought back into operation to discipline society's "feral young", according to security expert Dai Davies.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

London killings fall by a 'quarter'

London killings fall by a 'quarter'

Killings in London have fallen by a quarter in the last year, according to statistics from Scotland Yard.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

John Worboys

John Worboys charged with drugging four alleged victims

John Worboys charged with drugging four alleged victims

John Worboys has been charged with drugging four alleged victims with the intent of committing sex crimes.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

£20k reward offered for information on double rape suspect

£20k reward offered for information on double rape suspect

Police are offering a £20k reward for information about a man who is wanted in connection with the abduction and rape of two women last week.

Second arrest made after bodies 'found in freezer'

Second arrest made after bodies 'found in freezer'

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies of two women were reportedly discovered in a freezer by police.

Man pleads not guilty to Grenfell bonfire video charges

Man pleads 'not guilty' to Grenfell bonfire video charges

Man pleads 'not guilty' to Grenfell bonfire video charges

A man accused of filming a burning model of Grenfell Tower has pleaded not guilty to two charges.

Shop workers facing almost 300 assaults every day

Shop workers facing almost 300 assaults every day

Shop workers facing almost 300 assaults every day

Shop workers are facing almost 300 assaults every day, ranging from attacks by drunks to being injured trying to tackle shoplifters, a new study suggests.

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: 'Disturbing' to ask rape victims to hand over phones

Jeremy Corbyn: 'Disturbing' to ask rape victims to hand over phones

The Labour leader said the move would allow more rapists to "get away with it".

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

CCTV of double rape suspect revealed

Detectives are seeking information about a rape suspect with a distinctive tattoo after releasing CCTV footage of him attempting to book a hotel room last week in the Watford area.

Rape victims told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants told to hand over mobile phones

Rape complainants are being told they must hand over their mobile phones to police or risk prosecutions against their attackers not going ahead.

Boy accused of murdering Yousef Makki to appear in court

Boy accused of murdering Yousef Makki to appear in court

Boy accused of murdering Yousef Makki to appear in court

A 17-year-old boy accused of murdering grammar school pupil Yousef Makki in a knife attack is to appear in court today.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

Moped riders raid luxury jewellers Tiffany & Co

Moped riders raid luxury jewellers Tiffany & Co

Moped riders raid luxury jewellers Tiffany & Co

Moped riders staged a smash-and-grab raid at high-end jewellers Tiffany & Co making off with a "significant amount of items".

Butcher selling 'Best of British' meat jailed for fraud

Butcher selling 'Best of British' meat jailed for fraud

A Warwickshire butcher selling thousands of pounds worth of mislabelled meat has been jailed.

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Police investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry have called for the public's assistance in identifying a short, stocky suspect they believe is responsible for her death.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

The mother of a man who left abusive graffiti on a mosques in Preston has insisted he is "not a racist".

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

National Action trial: Accused pestered into Miss Hitler pageant entry

Alleged neo-Nazi claims she was pestered into Miss Hitler pageant entry

Alleged neo-Nazi claims she was pestered into Miss Hitler pageant entry

A woman accused of being a neo-Nazi terrorist claimed she only entered a Miss Hitler beauty pageant because she was pestered into it, a court has heard.

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan Police Detective, has said that “serious crimes” are not being investigated, suggesting that instead people needed to “protect” themselves.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Man arrested over death of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh

Man arrested over death of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh

Man arrested over death of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh

A man has been arrested in connection with the death of T2 Trainspotting actor Bradley Welsh.

Conservative MP fined £1.5k over false expenses invoices

Conservative MP fined £1.5k over false expenses invoices

Conservative MP fined £1.5k over false expenses invoices

Conservative MP Christopher Davies has been fined £1,500 and ordered to carry out 50 hours of community service after submitting two false expenses invoices for landscape photographs to decorate his new office.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

T2 writer leads tributes to Bradley Welsh after shooting

Bradley Welsh: Tributes paid for Trainspotting 2 actor

Bradley Welsh: Tributes paid for Trainspotting 2 actor

Police are investigating the death of actor Bradley Welsh after he was shot dead in Edinburgh on Wednesday night.

Three convicted of human trafficking in ‘county lines’ case

Three gang members convicted of human trafficking

Three gang members convicted of human trafficking

Three gang members have been convicted of human trafficking offences after they used young children from London to transport and sell drugs in Hampshire as part of 'county lines' gangs.

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Rogue traders jailed after scamming elderly victims

Two rogue traders have been jailed after scamming elderly victims into paying for unnecessary repairs.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Child image case

Paedophile caught with over a million sex abuse images spared jail

Paedophile caught with over a million sex abuse images spared jail

A 36-year-old man who had more than one million indecent images of children has been spared jail for the third time.

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Criminals could be allowed to keep their records from employers

Employers could be kept in the dark about the criminal records of some job applicants under a review of rules by the home secretary.

Man found guilty of attacking four officers after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call. 

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

Man charged over Grenfell tower effigy video

A 46-year-old man has been charged after a video showing an effigy of the Grenfell Tower being burned was posted online.

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