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He also confessed to police that he had killed drug addict Becky Godden-Edwards, but he will never stand trial for her death. Why? Because the police failed to follow procedure
A man killed a fatally stabbed a highly-respected clergyman inside his vicarage then arranged the body in a gruesome tableau of pornography, religious imagery and party poppers before staying the night to drink beer and watch films, a court heard yesterday.
A convicted murderer and rapist was told by a judge today that he will probably die in prison after being convicted of another knifepoint sex attack.
An MP's wife was given a nine-month suspended jail sentence today for snatching a kitten from the home of her husband's mistress.
Social networking sites are expected to resist measures cracking down on their use during civil unrest at a summit between government ministers, police and industry leaders today.
A schoolworker, a hairdresser and an Exeter university student were among the first alleged rioters to be unmasked
The first juror to be prosecuted for contempt of court for using the internet was today left "totally devastated" as she was jailed for eight months.
A British Airways captain who admitted killing his wife was acquitted of her murder yesterday, but given 26 years for manslaughter.
A woman who worked as a nanny for Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold today admitted attempting to poison the lingerie tycoon with screen wash.
As Scotland's football refs create havoc in the sport this weekend, David Randall looks back at some of highs and lows of pitch officialdom
Former Happy Mondays star Bez today lost his appeal against conviction for assault - and was warned he would be re-arrested in the dock if he did not calm down.
A man was sickened when he found a dead mouse in his loaf of bread while making sandwiches for his children.
Landmark review finds 'shocking' failures to investigate and prosecute effectively / Forensic medical evidence should be gathered by NHS, not police, ministers urged
A row erupted tonight between prosecutors and the House of Lords authorities following a decision not to bring charges against the Labour peer Baroness Uddin over her expenses.
Rock star Pete Doherty was given a 12-month driving ban and fined £500 today after he admitted allowing his manager to use his Daimler without insurance.
West Ham defender Calum Davenport appeared in court today charged with assaulting his sister in an incident which saw him later stabbed in both legs.