Home Secretary's comments come after judge rules that woman must remove full-face veil to give evidence during trial
Blackfriars Crown Court
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A veiled threat to race relations? Judge rules that woman must remove niqab to give evidence during trial
Monday 16 September 2013
Lawyers argue removing veil would breach her human rights
Thursday 12 September 2013
A Muslim woman has been allowed to appear in court as a defendant and enter a plea without removing her full-face veil.
Friday 23 August 2013
A judge has refused to allow a Muslim woman to enter a plea in court until she removed her burka, claiming he could not confirm the woman’s identity without seeing her face.
Monday 22 July 2013
The 22-year-old struck his ex-partner with a dumbbell after she threatened to report him to police for assaulting her
Court of appeal quashes the convictions of four victims of human trafficking and releases new guidelines to protect others
Friday 21 June 2013
Victims must be protected from criminalisation, say human rights groups
Monday 29 April 2013
A dental nurse tried to poison her boss out of “spite or revenge” after receiving warnings about her poor performance, a court has heard.
Tuesday 26 March 2013
A young television actor was today cleared of sexually assaulting a teenage boy.
Thursday 21 March 2013
A child actor who allegedly raped another student told his victim "anything that happened you wanted to happen" before punching him in the face, a witness has told a court.
Monday 18 March 2013
A teenage television soap actor raped a 14-year-old boy to prove to his girlfriend he was bisexual, a court heard.
Monday 11 February 2013
A senior barrister and expert in fraud cases was convicted today after he “disappeared off the VAT radar” in a “preposterous” ploy to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of pounds of tax.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
An award-winning police community support officer was jailed for six months yesterday for issuing hundred of false fixed penalty notices.
Monday 30 April 2012
A man has appeared in court over a siege which closed one of London's busiest shopping streets.
Monday 23 April 2012
Footage of an Alzheimer's sufferer being repeatedly beaten by a member of staff at a care home will be screened tonight.
Thursday 12 January 2012
The owner of the Daily Express and Daily Star said today that his newspapers were "scapegoated" for their coverage of Madeleine McCann's disappearance.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
The Mail on Sunday continued using a private detective for 18 months after he was raided in an investigation into the illegal trade of personal information, the Leveson Inquiry heard today.
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