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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Saturday 06 November 2010
A post-mortem examination will take place today on the body of a woman believed to be missing millionairess Joanna Brown.
Friday 05 November 2010
A man appeared in court today charged with murdering his millionairess wife.
Wednesday 03 November 2010
Scrapping the right to a jury trial for lesser offences that "clog up the courts" could save £30 million a year in prosecutors' costs alone, the Government's victims' commissioner said today.
Friday 29 October 2010
The lead singer of rock band The Zutons, who broke a man's nose after his girlfriend was insulted, was today ordered to do 150 hours' unpaid work and compensate his victim.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
A man was today cleared of murdering his wife after a drunken night out.
Monday 25 October 2010
A man already serving a nine-year prison sentence for rape was jailed for a further six years today for raping another woman 21 years ago after a cold case review caught him, police said.
Friday 22 October 2010
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.
Wednesday 20 October 2010
A married father who fled to Bangladesh after taking part in a fire-bombing which claimed the life of a young girl was jailed for eleven-and-a-half years today.
Monday 18 October 2010
The conviction of a woman for sexually assaulting a baby and allowing her boyfriend to take photographs of the abuse today brought an end to "one of the most sickening paedophile rings this country has seen", prosecutors said.
Saturday 16 October 2010
A criminology student who dubbed himself the "crossbow cannibal" has appeared in court charged with murdering three prostitutes.
Wednesday 13 October 2010
A son appeared in court today charged with the murder of his mother.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
A woman appeared in court today charged with the murder of an 82-year-old widower who disappeared shortly after moving house.
Friday 08 October 2010
A man who stabbed his partner of 30 years to death because of her nagging was cleared of murder. Judith Scott, 62, was found with a knife sticking out of her chest at home after a 999 call by Dennis Long.
Thursday 07 October 2010
A hen-pecked man who was nagged for 30 years before he stabbed his partner to death was cleared of her murder today.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
A teenager who refused to tell police his computer password was jailed for four months.
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