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Grandmother 'waterboarded' with boiling water, stripped naked and tied up as masked burglars raid her home for jewellery
Tuesday 07 August 2012
A grandmother who was tortured inside her own home by a pair of masked burglars has described the terrifying ordeal as "sheer hell".
Saturday 04 August 2012
Another old-fashioned slice of Gallic whimsy that could have made in the Fifties.
Friday 06 July 2012
No doors ever looked more barred than the Bodleian's on Monday night.
Thursday 28 June 2012
More than 1,200 people have been jailed for an average of almost 18 months following last summer's riots, figures showed today.
Wednesday 20 June 2012
On 16 June we referred to District Judge Tan Ikram as "the judge who sent a teenage girl to jail for eight months for stealing a bottle of Lucozade and a bag of sweets".
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Information on crimes against students at universities should be made available to prospective undergraduates, according to the man behind a campus guide that has ranked them all in terms of safety for the first time.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Out of America: Today is the 40th anniversary of Watergate. How would the US deal with the scandal now?
Friday 08 June 2012
A career thief who has notched up 250 convictions in 50 years was behind bars again last night.
Sunday 27 May 2012
A quarter of Britons would turn a blind eye to buy stolen goods if the price was right, new research shows.
Friday 25 May 2012
A millionaire's daughter was jailed for two years today for driving looters on a late-night crime spree at the height of last summer's riots.
Friday 18 May 2012
A man was jailed for life today for two murders and a string of "senseless" assaults.
Friday 04 May 2012
Two men have been charged over the theft of a hoard of Chinese art from a Cambridge museum.
Thursday 03 May 2012
A man has been charged in connection with a raid on a university museum where Chinese artefacts worth more than £2m were stolen.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
A 35-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to commit burglary by police investigating the theft of Chinese artefacts worth more than £2 million in a raid on a university museum.
Thursday 19 April 2012
Street thefts and pick-pocketings have gone up by 10% in the biggest leap for a decade, police figures showed today.
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