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Firm guilty of manslaughter over London balcony fall

A construction firm has today (May 19) been convicted of the manslaughter of two workers who died after falling from a central London balcony. Its director was convicted of health and safety offences.


Company directors jailed following fatal roof fall

Three company directors have been jailed today (May 19) following the death of a man who fell while working at a warehouse in Essex.


Twelve jailed over high speed road race that killed four young people

Two men have today (May 19) been jailed for nine years for their part in a high-speed road race which left four people dead.


Prosecutors recover £3.3m from Essex VAT fraudster

A businessman who was jailed for six years for a large-scale VAT fraud has been ordered to pay back over £3.3million to the taxpayer.


David Harris guilty of soliciting his partner's murder

A retired location manager for the TV series The Bill has been found guilty of seeking to have his partner murdered.


Drivers jailed following fatal pursuit

Two drivers who caused the death of a young woman after they pursued her through the streets of Cardiff have been jailed today (Friday 12 May).


Four men jailed for GBP 7 million investment scam

Four men who pressured hundreds of investors into buying worthless "rare earth metals" have been jailed today (Thu 11 May).


CPS statement on election expenses

Nick Vamos, CPS Head of Special Crime, said: "We have considered files of evidence from 14 police forces in respect of allegations relating to Conservative Party candidates' expenditure during the 2015 General Election campaign.


CPS Statement: Barry Bennell

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 9 May, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with 21 counts of non-recent sexual assault on boys aged between 14 and 16 years of age. These are 18 counts of indecent assault, two counts of buggery and one count of attempted buggery.


Northampton couple jailed for a decade of child abuse

A couple who carried out a prolonged series of sexual assaults, child cruelty and drug supply that lasted over a decade have been jailed today (Mon 8 May).


CPS London press release: Building manager jailed over falling window frames which killed Amanda Telfer

A building manager has been jailed over safety failures which resulted in the death of a woman who was killed by falling window frames.


Cambridge University professor sentenced for possessing indecent images

A university professor who admitted possessing almost 2,000 indecent images of children has been given a suspended prison sentence today (Fri 5 May).


Man convicted over tube bomb

A 20-year-old man has today been convicted of planning to cause an explosion after leaving a bomb packed with explosives and ball bearings on a London Underground train.


Former football coach jailed for child sex offences

A former PE teacher and football coach has today (May 2) been sentenced to 24 years in prison for sexual offences against a young boy.


Daesh cyber-terrorist Sumata Ullah jailed

Sumata Ullah has today been jailed for eight years after pleading guilty to purporting to be a member of Daesh (so called "Islamic State") as well as to a series of terrorism offences relating to his cyber activity.


Alert: Fake traffic violation emails

It has come to our attention that emails have been received by members of the public over recent days which falsely claim to be from the CPS. These emails suggest that the recipient is guilty of a traffic violation and include a link to a address where it is claimed a fine may be paid.


Breast surgeon convicted of wounding patients

A breast surgeon who carried out wholly unnecessary procedures, often including radical surgery, on nine women and a man has today been convicted of malicious wounding following a trial at Nottingham Crown Court.


Four men and a woman sentenced for child sexual exploitation

Four men and one woman have today (April 28) been given prison sentences of between three and 15 years, for offences involving child sexual exploitation.


Couple convicted over baby death

A couple who tried to cover up the death of their three-month-old baby by carrying her lifeless onto a bus have been convicted of causing or allowing her death.


Transphobic attacker sees sentence increased

Two attackers who carried out a violent, transphobic robbery on a man in Aylesbury have today (18 April) been jailed.