Essex Council has said the child, which was removed from mother’s womb against her will, is to be adopted, but top judge has now said any further applications must be heard by him
Chelmsford Crown Court
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'Idiots not terrorists': two cleared of endangering aircraft that had to make emergency landing at Stansted
Thursday 28 November 2013
Two men have been cleared of threatening to blow up a plane after a judge ruled they had no case to answer.
Monday 27 May 2013
Two friends who allegedly threatened to blow up an aeroplane and kill its passengers and crew were today remanded to custody.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
A carpet fitter who smothered his frail mother to death after she threatened to write him out of her will has been jailed for life and ordered to serve a minimum of 18 years.
Man accused of beating heavily pregnant ex-fiancee to death was 'addicted to cheap supermarket alcohol and Guitar Hero'
Thursday 28 February 2013
A man accused of beating his heavily pregnant ex-fiancee and their unborn baby to death has described how he became addicted to cheap supermarket alcohol and the Guitar Hero computer game.
Tuesday 12 February 2013
A man ordered to serve the rest of his life in prison for torturing and murdering his former partner and two-year-old daughter has died.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
A man described as a “sexual predator” has been found guilty of a 1979 murder and five attacks on other women.
Saturday 30 June 2012
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a pregnant woman and the death of the unborn baby girl she was carrying.
Thursday 17 May 2012
A landmark High Court ruling has blocked an attempt by the police to seize large quantities of TV film footage shot during high-profile evictions at a travellers' site.
Friday 11 May 2012
A man who "sadistically tortured" his former partner before shooting her and their two-year-old daughter dead will spend the rest of his life in prison.
Friday 20 January 2012
The publishers of the Sunday Times dropped their challenge to a police bid to obtain emails relating to the Chris Huhne speeding case today.
Friday 02 September 2011
With the Faustian frenzy of the first "Mephisto Waltz" and the macabre extravaganza of the Totentanz, tonight the BBC Proms winds up its celebration of the music of Franz Liszt. Born 200 years ago, the son of a farm manager on the Esterhazy estates in Hungary, the piano virtuoso and revolutionary composer debuted aged nine. At 11, he played for Beethoven, who kissed the boy's forehead and blessed him as "one of the fortunate ones" who bring "joy".
Thursday 01 September 2011
A single mother has denied attempting to incite a riot, saying comments made by BlackBerry Messenger were a joke.
Thursday 18 August 2011
A pensioner in her 70s has died after being attacked by a swarm of wasps.
Wednesday 17 August 2011
As someone who uses trains every morning to get to work, I feel a bit stupid asking for my fares to be increased. But it's only right, and for a couple of strong, principled reasons. Usually, by the way, when I wrestle with my conscience I win, but on this occasion I will put self-interest to one side.
Saturday 13 August 2011
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
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Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
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