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JD Wetherspoon ordered to pay £24,000 in damages after judge rules staff denied Gypsies and Travellers entry

The judge ruled that the act amounted to 'racial stereotyping' - in what lawyers described as a 'seminal case'

Alexander Perepilichnyy lived in exile in Weybridge at the St Georges Hill estate

Billionaire Russian businessman found dead outside Surrey home could have been poisoned

Alexander Perepilichnyy, who collapsed and died outside his home in 2012, was due to give evidence in a case which implicated Russian tax officials

Schoolgirl kidnapped on way to school and subjected to 17 hours of torture

"It is just a bit of fun" the torturers told their victim

Adam Johnson to plead not guilty to child sex abuse charges

The 27-year-old football star was arrested in March and accused of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl

Freedom of Information requests showed that people with learning difficulties made up nearly two thirds of incidents

Thousands of disabled people have been sexually abused in past two years according to figures

People with learning difficulties made up nearly two thirds of the reported incidents

There have been several potential sightings of Ben Needham since he disappeared as a toddler 24 years ago

Ben Needham: Man claiming to be toddler who went missing 24 years ago 'ruled out'

Police are also contacting a man whose photograph was given to authorities after the show

Simon Danczuk is 'very concerned' about claims that the long-delayed inquiry into historic child sex abuse could go on for eight years

Labour’s Simon Danczuk 'very concerned' long-delayed inquiry into child sex abuse could last eight years

Danczuk said it could be a case of civil servants being 'overly cautious' but added that the inquiry needs to be 'more efficient'

Concerns about security on HMS Vanguard were publicised by William McNeilly

Trident whistleblower William McNeilly claims it is easier to enter sensitive nuclear weapons installations than 'most nightclubs'

Navy investigates after Able Seaman posted safety concerns on internet blog

File: In this handout image provided by the MoD, HMS Vengeance departs for Devonport prior to re-fit on Ferbruary 27, 2012 off the coast of Largs, Scotland

Royal Navy investigates Trident whistle-blower William McNeilly who claims nuclear programme is a 'disaster waiting to happen'

Able seaman William McNeilly has gone on the run after making a series of damaging accusations which the MoD says are 'subjective and unsubstantiated'

Chief executive Joseph E. Cordell said: “Men are still unfairly represented in family courts in the UK. We recognised the need for this service back in 1990… Our goal is to bridge the gender gap that has been part of family law for too long now.”

Men-only divorce law firm for fathers feeling let down by family courts to open in London

Family law companies with all male client lists have grown in popularity as fathers and husbands worry women are more likely to get a better deal

Sharon Wood, with her children’s father, Neil Shepherd (left), and her husband, Paul (right), outside Wakefield Coroner’s Court on Wednesday

Thomas Cook confirms it received costs payout over Corfu gas deaths

'It seems our children's lives are worth only a fraction of Thomas Cook's reputation'

Early intervention could halt the domestic violence, abuse and mental health problems leading women to criminality

Women in prison equals children without mothers, say justice groups

12,000 women are sentenced each year in the UK - leaving about 20,000 children without mothers, according to Women in Prison

Rapists Moktar Ali Saad Mahmoud, left, and Ibrahim Abugtila who were sentenced on Friday

MoD accused of hiding behind 'cloak of secrecy' after Libyan cadets are jailed for rape in Cambridge

The two men were being trained by the British Army at a camp near Bassingbourn when the attack took place

There have been several potential sightings of Ben Needham since he disappeared as a toddler 24 years ago

Ben Needham: New leads in case of missing toddler after Greek TV appeal

Detectives said they were contacted by several people including several potential sightings of Ben

Lord Janner's case will be reviewed

Lord Janner sex abuse claims: CPS grants review on decision not to charge dementia sufferer peer

The Crown Prosecution Service said a barrister will review the decision not to charge the ex-Labour MP over historic child sex about claims

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Abuse - and the hell that came afterwards

Abuse - and the hell that follows

James Rhodes on the extraordinary legal battle to publish his memoir
Why we need a 'tranquility map' of England, according to campaigners

It's oh so quiet!

The case for a 'tranquility map' of England
'Timeless fashion': It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it

'Timeless fashion'

It may be a paradox, but the industry loves it
If the West needs a bridge to the 'moderates' inside Isis, maybe we could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive after all

Could have done with Osama bin Laden staying alive?

Robert Fisk on the Fountainheads of World Evil in 2011 - and 2015
New exhibition celebrates the evolution of swimwear

Evolution of swimwear

From bathing dresses in the twenties to modern bikinis
Sun, sex and an anthropological study: One British academic's summer of hell in Magaluf

Sun, sex and an anthropological study

One academic’s summer of hell in Magaluf
From Shakespeare to Rising Damp... to Vicious

Frances de la Tour's 50-year triumph

'Rising Damp' brought De la Tour such recognition that she could be forgiven if she'd never been able to move on. But at 70, she continues to flourish - and to beguile
'That Whitsun, I was late getting away...'

Ian McMillan on the Whitsun Weddings

This weekend is Whitsun, and while the festival may no longer resonate, Larkin's best-loved poem, lives on - along with the train journey at the heart of it
Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath in a new light

Songs from the bell jar

Kathryn Williams explores the works and influences of Sylvia Plath
How one man's day in high heels showed him that Cannes must change its 'no flats' policy

One man's day in high heels

...showed him that Cannes must change its 'flats' policy
Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Is a quiet crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Dominic Rossi of Fidelity says his pressure on business to control rewards is working. But why aren’t other fund managers helping?
The King David Hotel gives precious work to Palestinians - unless peace talks are on

King David Hotel: Palestinians not included

The King David is special to Jerusalem. Nick Kochan checked in and discovered it has some special arrangements, too
More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years

End of the Aussie brain drain

More people moving from Australia to New Zealand than in the other direction for first time in 24 years
Meditation is touted as a cure for mental instability but can it actually be bad for you?

Can meditation be bad for you?

Researching a mass murder, Dr Miguel Farias discovered that, far from bringing inner peace, meditation can leave devotees in pieces
Eurovision 2015: Australians will be cheering on their first-ever entrant this Saturday

Australia's first-ever Eurovision entrant

Australia, a nation of kitsch-worshippers, has always loved the Eurovision Song Contest. Maggie Alderson says it'll fit in fine