Crown Prosecution Service

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Yellow vests

'Free speech' no defence for abusing MPs

'Free speech' no defence for abusing MPs

“Free speech” cannot be used as a defence for threatening MPs, the UK’s director of public prosecutions has said.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Chris Davies

Welsh Conservative MP charged over fraudulent expenses claims

Welsh Conservative MP charged over fraudulent expenses claims

A Welsh Conservative MP has been charged in connection with allegations over fraudulent expenses claims.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

CPS expanding overseas teams to prepare for no deal Brexit

CPS expanding overseas teams to prepare for no deal Brexit

CPS expanding overseas teams to prepare for no deal Brexit

The Crown Prosecution Service is expanding its extradition units and teams overseas in case Britain crashes out of the EU in March.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

The Crown Prosecution Service denies prosecutors urged to drop ‘weak’ rape cases

Crown Prosecution Service denies prosecutors were urged to drop ‘weak’ rape cases

Crown Prosecution Service denies prosecutors urged to drop ‘weak’ rape cases

The Crown Prosecution Service has denied changing its approach to rape prosecutions to improve conviction rates.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

'Alison Levitt in charge of CPS would be wrongly accused victim's worst nightmare'

'Alison Levitt in charge of CPS would be wrongly accused victim's worst nightmare'

'Alison Levitt in charge of CPS would be wrongly accused victim's nightmare'

It is thought Alison Saunders may be replaced by Alison Levitt as the director of public prosecutions

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Scotland Yard launches review on sex crime investigations following collapse of rape cases

Scotland Yard launches review on sex crime investigations following collapse of rape cases

Scotland Yard launches review on sex crime investigations

Two rape cases have recently collapsed due to problems with disclosing evidence

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

'I was threatened with beheading, acid attacks' - Gina Miller reveals extent of online abuse in supporting CPS crackdown

Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller: 'I've been threatened with beatings and acid attacks'

Gina Miller reveals extent of vile online abuse in supporting CPS crackdown

The businesswoman spoke to James Whale and Ash about the move by the Crown Prosecution Service to reduce online abuse

Monday, August 21, 2017

Monday, August 21, 2017

'People can hold insulting opinions, but if it's grossly offensive, we'll prosecute', says Director of Public Prosecutions

Alison Saunders on hate crime plans: 'People can hold insulting views but if they're grossly offensive, we'll prosecute'

'People can hold insulting opinion, but if it's grossly offensive, we prosecute'

Alison Saunders, the Director of Public Prosecutions, spoke to Paul Ross about the Crown Prosecution Service's crackdown on hate crime

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Hillsborough: criminal charges brought against six people

Those charged include Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield and former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Electoral expenses rules must be reviewed to avoid confusion', says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

Election expenses rules must be clarified after Tory CPS ruling, says barrister

The CPS has ruled that no charges will be brought against Conservatives who were being investigated over electoral expenses

'The electoral commission is partisan and politically motivated', says Karl McCartney

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan and politically motivated' Electoral Commission

Tory candidate cleared by CPS attacks 'partisan' Electoral Commission

Karl McCartney tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the commission did not treat parties fairly

Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires in Tory 2015 election spending

BREAKING Tory election spending: Crown Prosecution Service says no criminal charges for 14 police enquires

CPS says no criminal charges in Tory spending investigation

There remains one file under consideration by the Crown Prosecution Service

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Car thief attacks accomplice in front of courtroom, leaving him bloodied with a black eye

Car thief attacks accomplice in front of courtroom, leaving him bloodied with a black eye

Car thief attacks accomplice in front of packed courtroom

Sufiyan Mahmood attacked Faisal Khan as he was sentenced to seven years and 10 months in prison

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

Paul Ross recounts story of 'bizarre' weekend arrest

Paul Ross recounts story of 'bizarre' weekend arrest

Paul Ross recounts story of 'bizarre' weekend arrest

Our Full Set Breakfast host was falsely arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm over the weekend, which he called a 'weird and wonderful police overreaction'

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

'Hillsborough families are not happy with the small amount of people who could be charged', says journalist

Hillsborough disaster inquest: More police officers should face charges, says Liverpool journalist

'Hillsborough families think more people should face charges'

Evidence on 23 suspects in relation to the Hillsborough disaster has been handed to prosecutors by investigators

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

Former football coach Barry Bennell to appear in court today

He is charged with child sex offences

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of historical sex abuse in football

Greater Manchester Police opens investigation into allegations of sex abuse

The force joins the FA and the Metropolitan Police in looking into the growing scandal in football

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

'I'm certainly not a die hard remainer, I'm interested in electoral integrity,' says Professor Bob Watt

Brexit 'lies' whistleblower Bob Watt: I'm no die-hard Remainer

Brexit 'lies' whistleblower Bob Watt: I'm no die-hard Remainer

The Crown Prosecution Service is considering a complaint that EU referendum voters were misled by the Leave campaign and claims they made

'Project Fear was an absolute disgrace', says Sir Bill Cash

Brexit campaigner Bill Cash says Leave 'lies' were just errors of judgement

Brexit campaigner Bill Cash says Leave 'lies' were just errors of judgement

His comment follows a complaint being submitted to the Crown Prosecution Service claiming the Vote Leave campaign misled voters

Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Crown Prosecution Service receives second challenge against decision not to charge Cliff Richard

Crown Prosecution Service receives new challenge on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

Crown Prosecution Service challenged again on Cliff Richard sex abuse verdict

The decision not to charge Cliff Richard for historic sex abuse has been challenged a second time

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

End Violence Against Women says 'We've got to have better work in schools' to end domestic and sexual attacks

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

The fight to end violence against women 'must begin at school'

End Violence Against Women says education is vital to curb domestic and sexual violence