Detectives said they were "shaken" by "horrific" alleged cases
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Thursday 16 May 2013
One child among the dead following attack that left 19 others injured
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Top barrister Barbara Hewson recently called for the age of consent to be lowered. Here the legal representative for over 60 of Jimmy Savile's victim's explains why she's wrong
Thursday 09 May 2013
Barbara Hewson made the controversial suggestion in an article for the online magazine 'Spiked'
Tuesday 07 May 2013
United States officials say North Korea has taken a step back from its escalation of regional tensions by removing from their launch site a set of medium-range ballistic missiles that had been readied for possible test firing.
Thursday 02 May 2013
Chris Grayling calls for greater transparency in the dealings of the Court of Protection, which has the power to split up families and send people to jail
Thursday 02 May 2013
The Independent poll finds strong public support for the controversial view that suspects in sex cases should enjoy the same right to anonymity as defendants
Mark Lancaster appears in court over alleged sexual exploitation through SponsorAScholar website after Independent investigation
Friday 26 April 2013
The 39-year-old IT consultant is alleged to be behind the site that claimed it could arrange for young women's tuition fees to be paid in return for sexual relations
Friday 19 April 2013
Mail was suspected of containing explosives
Thursday 18 April 2013
A paralysed man is taking up a legal challenge for the right to die with the help of a doctor, saying he would like to be able to choose when to “call it a day”.
Anonymity granted for nurse due to give evidence at inquest into death of Royal hoax call victim Jacintha Saldanha
Tuesday 26 March 2013
A nurse due to give evidence at the inquest into the death of Royal hoax call victim Jacintha Saldanha has been granted anonymity to offer protection against similar media interest.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
A wave of bombings tore through Baghdad this morning, killing at least 57 people in a spasm of violence on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the US-led invasion.
Friday 01 March 2013
A Twitter user has been arrested by police over claims he used the micro-blogging site to name an alleged child sex victim in the case involving Coronation Street star Michael Le Vell.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
More than six months after the exiled Russian and new British citizen Alexander Litvinenko died of radiation poisoning in London, the then Foreign Secretary, David Miliband, announced the expulsion of four Russian diplomats.
Wednesday 20 February 2013
If there are other victims out there, naming of the accused can encourage them to speak out. But if the accused is rich and powerful, their identity can act as a shield
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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