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CPS publishes new public statements on hate crime

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today (21 August) published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and support victims in England and Wales.


Man sentenced for arson attack on 16th Century mansion in Manchester

A man has been sentenced to 4.5 years in prison today (18 August) for setting fire to a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion in Manchester, causing almost 5 million worth of damage.


Ronald Cooke jailed for murdering partner with ornamental sword

A 55-year-old man with a history of domestic violence has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being convicted of murdering his partner.


Company director jailed for fraud after bogus pension scheme

A company director who spent his clients' pension investments on his own lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to six years in prison today (17 August).


Teenager guilty of schoolboy killing in row over girl

A 17-year-old boy has today (17 August) been found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolboy in a row over a girl.


London man jailed for 12 months for carrying bleach in fizzy drink bottle

A man caught with bleach in a Lucozade bottle has been convicted of having an offensive weapon in a public place.


Former teacher jailed for sexual abuse

A former teacher who pleaded guilty at his first hearing in court to non-recent sexual offences against a pupil at a school in East Sussex has today (August 16) been jailed.


Jail for man who recklessly transmitted HIV

A man from Nottingham has today (August 15) been sentenced to seven years in prison for recklessly transmitting HIV infection to two sexual partners.


Disqualified driver jailed for crash which seriously injured pedestrian

A disqualified driver who was caught on camera knocking down and seriously injuring a pedestrian in Cardiff city centre has today (15 Aug) been jailed.


Three men sentenced for running a cannabis farm in a nuclear bunker

Three men have been jailed today (11 August) for their part in running a cannabis farm worth £2 million inside a nuclear bunker.


Family gang convicted of forced labour, exploitation and fraud

Members of an extended family in Lincolnshire have been convicted of a series of offences of forced and compulsory labour, exploitation and fraud offences dating back over a decade.


Infatuated female prison officer jailed after exchanging 850 texts with serving prisoner

A prison officer from Bootle has today been given an eight month prison sentence after she had an inappropriate relationship with a serving prisoner at Aylesbury Young Offenders Institution.


Men convicted of multiple sexual offences in Newcastle

More than a dozen men have been convicted of sexually assaulting vulnerable teenage girls and young women in the north-east of England over several years.


Fake policeman who was filmed smothering victim found guilty of murder

A fake policeman has been convicted of murder after he was filmed by a laptop camera smothering and suffocating his victim.


Eleven convicted of killing 18-year-old in Moss Side

Eleven defendants from Manchester have been convicted of the homicide of 18-year-old Abdul Wahab Hafidah in Manchester's Moss Side in May 2016 after he strayed into an area said to be 'territory' of a particular gang.


Manchester man guilty of trying to carry out suicide attack on plane

A man from Bury in Greater Manchester has today (8 August) been found guilty of trying to board a Ryanair flight to Italy with a viable pipe bomb in his hand luggage.


Man who funded undercover police officer to join Daesh jailed

Today a man from West Yorkshire was sentenced to six years in prison after he gave money and advice to an undercover police officer he believed wanted to join Daesh in Syria.


Daesh member who had names of Kurdish soldiers jailed

A Daesh member from Birmingham has been jailed after he collated details of Kurdish troops and their families for potential use by the terrorist group.


Mother and partner convicted over death of baby

A man and woman have been convicted of causing or allowing the death of five-month-old Eli Cox at their home in Kent.


Gang guilty of planning UK terror attack

Four men from the West Midlands have today (02 August) been convicted of preparing to carry out an Al-Qaeda and Daesh-inspired terror attack.