A group of lapdancers kidnapped and beat a nightclub boss after he failed to pay them more than £42,000, a court heard.
Bristol Crown Court
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Fireworks contractor Geoffrey Counsell tells of relief as he is cleared over foggy night M5 crash deaths
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Man in charge of a fireworks display held on the night of a massive motorway crash in which seven people died and 51 were injured has been cleared of breaching health and safety laws
A death foretold: Vigilante Lee James’ warning to police days before he murdered disabled man Bijan Ebrahimi after he was wrongly outed as paedophile
Thursday 28 November 2013
As witch-hunt escalated, James had warned police that he would take the law into his own hands – but officers only read victim’s ‘I don’t feel safe’ email after his death
Tuesday 12 November 2013
Crash in November 2011 involved 34 vehicles
Tuesday 17 September 2013
A conman with an “addiction” to swindling money from vulnerable women on dating websites has been jailed for four years.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
33-year-old admitted subjecting girls as young as 16 to 'predatory and premeditated' attacks in Bristol
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
Catherine Wells-Burr murderers jailed for life as judge criticises Polish trio's revenge, jealousy and greed
Monday 10 June 2013
They stood to secure a £123,000 life insurance payout and a half-share of a £137,000 two-bedroom house
Google and internet service providers urged to do more to block child pornography in wake of April Jones murder trial
Friday 31 May 2013
Mark Bridger's most visited websites showed violent images of murders, beheadings and dead children
Wednesday 24 April 2013
A disqualified driver is facing jail after killing a couple while they rode their tandem bike in Bristol – as he fled police. Nicky Lovell, 38, admitted causing the deaths of Ross Simons, 34, and his wife Clare, 30, by dangerous driving.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
Kerry: prepare for chemical attacks
Friday 05 April 2013
Delivery driver Aaron Cogley, 25, was pulled over by police after taking a sharp turn and then running two sets of red lights
Monday 04 March 2013
A Church of England vicar has walked free from court after admitting using secret cameras to spy on and film intimate pictures of three girls and a woman.
Wednesday 30 January 2013
A motorist has appeared in court accused of killing a couple who were knocked off their tandem bike in an alleged hit-and-run.
Tuesday 15 January 2013
A murderer has gone on the run from prison and could be a danger to the public, police warned.
Monday 29 October 2012
The Winterbourne View scandal has shown the need for a new offence of “corporate wilful neglect” to prosecute care home-owners for allowing abuse to go on behind closed doors, the former care minister has said.
Thousands of teenage girls enduring debilitating illnesses after routine school cancer vaccination
Migrants in Kos: Photos show real tragedy after Brits abroad complain of 'awkward' holidays
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Michael Gove determined to scrap the Human Rights Act – even if Scotland retains it
Threat to scrap Human Rights Act could see UK follow Nazi example, warns UN official
Church of England 'one generation away from extinction' after dramatic loss of followers
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