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Four men and a woman found guilty of child sexual exploitation

Four men and one woman have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield


Man sentenced for murder of elderly Suffolk couple

A man has today (March 14) been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 35 years, for the murder of an elderly married couple from Suffolk.


Police body-worn video leads to domestic abuse conviction

Police body-worn video evidence has been used to prosecute a man who assaulted a woman and a boy.


Eye-track technology helps to imprison abuser

A former vicar who abused a choirboy more than 35 years ago has been jailed for four years after his victim gave evidence using eye-tracking technology which turned his blinks into words.


Former NHS chief executive receives suspended prison sentence for fraud

A former NHS chief executive has today (Fri 10 Mar) received a suspended prison sentence after she admitted paying her husband more than £11,000 of public money for a graphic design project he never completed.


Sham marriage gang sentenced

A gang who flew Lithuanian brides into the UK as part of an immigration scam have today (10 March) been sentenced at Croydon Crown Court.


Barry Bennell update

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 9 March, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with four counts of indecent assault on a boy aged 11 to 12 years.


Former police officer jailed for theft of rare coins

A former police officer who kept rare gold coins he found on a farmer's land was sentenced today (Mar 8) to 16 months' imprisonment for theft.


International Women's Day - Bodyworn police cameras helping domestic abuse prosecutions

Video cameras worn by police are providing vital new evidence to help the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) convict domestic abusers.


Barry Bennell

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 7 March, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with eight counts of non-recent child sexual abuse, following an investigation by Cheshire Police.


Former NHS manager jailed for lying about his qualifications

A senior NHS boss who lied about his qualifications in order to gain jobs in the health sector has been given a two-year prison sentence at Exeter Crown Court today (6 March).


Cold-call gang jailed for £1.7 million investment scam

A cold-call gang which conned dozens of victims into handing over more than £1.7 million by promoting non-existent investment opportunities have been sentenced today (Mar 6).


Former teacher and charity worker guilty of sex offences

A former teacher and charity worker has been found guilty of a string of sex offences spanning almost 30 years.


Derry McCann pleads guilty to London rape

A man has admitted raping a woman on his wedding day in a prolonged sexual attack.


Albanian Anti-Slavery Team links up with CPS

Senior members of the Albanian government are in Wales this week for a major event on modern slavery hosted by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Welsh Government.


Sex Offender Sentenced To 27 Years Imprisonment

A sex offender who carried out attacks on a total of four women and girls over a period of more than thirty years has been sentenced to 27 years' imprisonment today (1 March 2017).


Double murderer jailed for city centre stabbings

A murderer who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death in a 'brutal' city centre attack has today (Tue 28 Feb) been jailed for a minimum of 23 years.


CPS to charge prison officer with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office

A prison officer is to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office in relation to the death of an inmate at HMP Woodhill.


Man sentenced to five years imprisonment for terrorism and hate crime offences

Sean Creighton has today been sentenced to five years' imprisonment after pleading guilty to a string of terrorism and hate crime offences at Kingston Crown Court.


Ian Stewart convicted of Helen Bailey murder

A 56-year-old man who drugged and suffocated his fiancée before hiding her body in a cesspit has been convicted of her murder today (22 February).