Detectives said they were "shaken" by "horrific" alleged cases
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Sunday 17 February 2013
Anonymity was granted to rape defendants under the 1976 Sexual Offences Act, but was removed in 1988
Sunday 27 January 2013
Mexican police are searching for 12 musicians and eight roadies who went missing after a gig on Thursday night.
Thursday 24 January 2013
Declarations of interest are now standard practice for scientists who publish their work in recognised peer-reviewed journals. In medical research, for instance, it is important to know not just the findings and methodology of a particular study, but who actually paid for the work. And it would be unacceptable for scientists to put their names to a study involving a certain kind of drug if they refused to say whether they were paid by the drug company.
Thursday 10 January 2013
A British woman who was raped and left for dead in Magaluf has spoken of the closure she hopes to get from seeing her attacker sent to jail.
Sunday 06 January 2013
Ten new Egyptian ministers were sworn in today in a shake-up aimed at improving the government’s handling of the ailing economy ahead of talks this week with the International Monetary Fund over a badly needed $4.8bn (£3bn) loan.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
The family of the medical student who died after being gang-raped on a Delhi bus have apparently given their consent to a plan to reveal her identity.
Thursday 13 December 2012
Two British women who defended a man falsely accused of raping them said they hoped the police would catch the real attacker as they won their battle to have the case against him dropped.
Thursday 13 December 2012
The 26-year-old man who defaced a Rothko painting hanging at London's Tate Modern gallery has been jailed for two years.
Sunday 09 December 2012
A US drone strike in Pakistan has killed three suspected militants near the Afghanistan border, according to intelligence officials.
Saturday 08 December 2012
Thursday 29 November 2012
Two men convicted of robbing a Malaysian student during the London riots in August last year have had their convictions overturned after the Court of Appeal “disagreed” with a judge’s decision to allow testimony from anonymous witnesses at their original trial.
Thursday 22 November 2012
Thursday 15 November 2012
A man who claims he was abused by the late Liberal Democrat politician Sir Cyril Smith has spoken out about the alleged ordeal - and said the Jimmy Savile affair has brought it back into the forefront of his mind.
Wednesday 07 November 2012
Five Royal Marines charged with murder following an incident in Afghanistan will remain anonymous, a judge has ruled.
'How many more lies are you going to tell?' Family of Azelle Rodney accuse police of tampering with evidence to make it appear he had been carrying a weapon
Tuesday 06 November 2012
The family of a suspected gangster shot dead during an armed operation seven years ago accused police of tampering with evidence to make it seem that the dead man had been carrying a weapon, a public inquiry heard.
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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- 1 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 2 James Foley 'beheaded': Isis video shows militant with British accent 'execute US journalist' – and warns Obama of more to come
- 3 Reading Festival 2014: Tesco branch replaces salad and potatoes for Jagermesiter and vodka
- 4 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 5 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations