Domestic violence

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Woman wins libel battle over ex-husband ‘strangle’ Facebook posts

Woman wins libel battle over ex-husband ‘strangle’ Facebook posts

Woman wins libel battle over ex-husband ‘strangle’ Facebook posts

A woman who said during a series of Facebook posts that her ex-husband tried to strangle her has won a libel battle against him at the UK’s highest court.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Acid attack

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

Domestic abuse 'does not stop when partners leave'

The case of a father who arranged for acid thrown in his three-year-old son’s face during a custody battle highlights the dangers of leaving an abusive relationship, according to a domestic abuse campaigner. 

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Sally Challen

Woman who killed husband granted a retrial in landmark appeal

Woman who killed husband granted a retrial in landmark appeal

A woman who killed her husband with a hammer has had her murder conviction overturned in a landmark appeal.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Sammy Challen protesters

Protesters gather to support appeal for woman who murdered abusive husband

Protesters gather to support appeal for woman who murdered abusive husband

Demonstrators gathered at the Royal Courts of Justice in support of a landmark murder conviction appeal they hope will be a historic victory for victims of domestic abuse.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Government crackdown means domestic abusers could be electronically tagged

Domestic abusers could also be banned from drinking alcohol or forced to attend parenting programmes

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife Alexia Daval' after previously appearing distraught at press conferences

Man 'admits murdering wife' after appearing distraught at press conferences

Jonathann Daval had claimed his wife never returned from a jog

Monday, November 27, 2017

Monday, November 27, 2017

Father denies daughters claim of kidnapping and forced marriage to older cousin

Nadia Tabbaa: Father of woman who claims he forcibly sent her to Syria aged 13 takes legal action

Father denies daughters claim of kidnapping and forced marriage to older cousin

A man sues Australian TV channel for airing allegations that he kidnapped his daughter, forced her to marry her older cousin and abused his family.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott criticised for saying he could get a knighthood by blacking up

Former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott criticised for saying he needs to 'black up' to get a knighthood

Geoffrey Boycott criticised for 'black up' comment

Former cricketer Geoffrey Boycott said honours are handed out to West Indian cricketers 'like confetti'

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

Father stabs three of his children in Germany, leaving two dead

It is not yet clear what the motive was for the father to stab his children

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Indian women left permanently scarred by her own father after acid is thrown in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Indian woman left permanently scarred after father throws acid in her face

Khushboo Devi had reported her father for allegedly selling young women for sex

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Honour killings aren't just a Muslim problem, says UK's first female Sharia judge

Honour killings aren't just a Muslim problem, says female Sharia judge

Amra Bone told Julia Hartley-Brewer Sharia councils don't constitute a parallel legal system