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Two women from London appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court yesterday, the first to be charged with terrorism offences in relation to Syrian conflict

Nepalese soldiers patrol in Rolpa, about 350km west of Kathmandu, a year before the end of the Maoist conflict in 2006

Nepalese army officer charged with torture

British court remands colonel in custody, as government of Nepal demands his release

Sussex man appears in court over Nepal torture claims

A Nepalese army officer appeared in court today charged with two counts of torture.

Nepalese colonel charged with torture

A serving colonel in the Nepalese army has been charged with two offences of torture after being arrested in the UK.

Weavering chief is charged with fraud and forgery

The man behind failed hedge fund Weavering Capital has been charged with fraud, forgery and false accounting in the lead-up to the company's collapse in 2009.

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks bailed to 8 March

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of making corrupt payments to public officials.

Xolile Mngeni sentenced to life for Anni Dewani murder

South African is third to be jailed for involvement in newlywed's death

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks in court over charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared in court today to face charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

I said he looked like a monkey but it wasn't racist, Pc tells court

A police officer admitted saying a black man looked like a monkey but said it had nothing to do with his race and that he was pointing him out during a discussion about evolution, a court heard today.

Ukrainian man who stripped naked on a statue demands to be deported

A man who allegedly stripped naked on top of a statue in central London before breaking off its sword and biting it, has appeared in court charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

Naked climber on offensive weapon charge

A man who stripped naked on top of a statue in central London has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

The future of the Olympic Stadium is still undecided

Three charged over Olympic Stadium 'surveillance' claims

An investigator hired by Tottenham Hotspur during their ill-fated bid for the Olympic Stadium was among three men charged with fraud yesterday, having allegedly illegally obtained phone records belonging to West Ham United director Karren Brady.

Celebrity chef and restaurateur, Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc's lamb's liver 'risked lives'

Chef's brasserie continued to serve dish despite food poisoning, court is told

British doctor appears in court charged with his role in kidnap and injury of photojournalists John Cantlie and Jeroen Oerlemans in Syria

A British doctor has appeared in court, charged with his role in the kidnap and injury of two photojournalists, one of them British, in Syria earlier this year.

Dewani 'may recover quicker in South Africa'

A judge has asked psychiatrists to assess whether the honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani would be better treated for mental health problems in South Africa.

Two in court accused of murder of Indian general

Two men will appear in court today in connection with the attempted murder of an Indian general who had his throat slashed in central London.

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