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.
Chelmsford Crown Court
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Friday 19 November 2010
A woman who falsely accused a man of rape and turned his life into the "stuff of nightmares" was today jailed for 18 months.
Thursday 18 November 2010
Police forces could cut costs without affecting the front line, Home Secretary Theresa May said today.
Sunday 07 November 2010
A haul of cocaine, believed to have a street value of up to £3 million, was seized following a crime squad operation, police said today.
Monday 01 November 2010
Monday 18 October 2010
Talented solicitor Fiona Stevenson had a "wonderful zest for life" but this was snuffed out by suicide bomber Shehzad Tanweer who targeted the Tube train she took to work each morning.
Friday 17 September 2010
The former Essex fast bowler Mervyn Westfield was accused of fraud yesterday over claims he deliberately played poorly as part of a gambling swindle.
Wednesday 08 September 2010
Sussex secured promotion back to Division One of the LV= County Championship as they passed 350 in their first innings against Northamptonshire.
Friday 27 August 2010
The Tottenham and England striker Jermain Defoe could be disqualified from driving for the second time in less than a year.
Sunday 22 August 2010
Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson celebrated the V Festival reaching its 15th year as revellers prepared for the second day of the event.
Saturday 21 August 2010
With all those 17- and 18-year-olds out celebrating their A-level results, or drowning their sorrows – and in anywhere with a nightclub open tonight you won't be able to avoid them – this is the weekend for getting back the heady feel of your own teenage highs and lows.
Friday 20 August 2010
One of the country's leading state grammar schools is to encourage pupils to switch from A-levels to the International Baccalaureate (IB) exam this September.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Friday 30 July 2010
Three former Labour MPs and a Tory peer today lost appeals over a ruling that they are not protected from prosecution by parliamentary privilege over allegations that they fiddled their expenses.
Saturday 17 July 2010
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- 4 Woolwich murder: They killed, then they performed - these men should be starved of our attention
- 5 Woolwich attack: The EDL will seek to exploit this evil crime for their own evil ends
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