£100m 'man from Del Monte' divorce battle ends in £15m settlement

The estranged couple at the heart of what was billed Britain’s most expensive divorce battle have settled their differences with a £15m lump sum.

Snatch Land Rovers were withdrawn from combat zones because they were so vulnerable

Troops’ right to life same as civilians, court told

Snatch Land Rovers were withdrawn from combat zones because they were so vulnerable

Matthew Norman on Monday: IDS gives Britain's jobless the doubts of his benefits

Concerns that the Government is secretly operating a positive-discrimination scheme, whereby the possessor of a double-figure IQ is randomly selected for the Cabinet, were assuaged yesterday.

Ali Dizaei, 50, from Acton, west London, had argued that his conviction was 'unsafe'

Ex-police chief Dizaei loses appeal over perverting justice

Former police chief Ali Dizaei has lost his appeal against his conviction for misconduct and perverting the course of justice.

The workfare at Poundland judgement: Great news, but let’s not get too ahead of ourselves

From my experience with the Jobcentre, management don’t even understand their own rules, so I can’t imagine claims being straightforward from now on

Poundland stores were at the centre of a legal tussle over the back-to-work scheme

Victory against Workfare proves a point my generation has known all along - the system is taking advantage of us

A day's work for a day's pay is a simple democratic right

Cait Reilly speaks to the media after she won a Court of Appeal ruling that a Government flagship back-to-work scheme requiring her to work for free at a Poundland discount store was unlawful

Poundland ruling: Back-to-work schemes in disarray as no-pay placements judged unlawful

Claimants 'can demand return of lost benefits over failure to comply'

Double killer David Oakes dies in hospital

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.

Barry George was wrongly convicted of murdering newsreader Jill Dando in 2001

Eight years in prison, but Barry George is refused compensation

High Court rejects claim for £500,000 as judges set new benchmark for  miscarriages of justice

Swedish cleaner crashed train by accident

A woman who was suspected of stealing a train in Stockholm and crashing it into an apartment building will not face criminal charges. Prosecutors say she started the train by accident while cleaning it at a depot.

Patrick Azimkar was killed outside the Massareene Amy Barracks in Antrim

Mother of soldier killed in Northern Ireland says court decision to overturn verdict is scandalous

Geraldine Azimkar spoke out against the ruling by the Court of Appeal in Belfast

Right-to-die campaign will continue say family of Tony Nicklinson

The family of Tony Nicklinson, the locked-in syndrome sufferer who died last year, has won permission to continue his right-to-die campaign by appealing against a High Court decision that went against him.

Parents upset over school's headscarf ban

Parents of a young Muslim girl have threatened to take a primary school to court over their refusal to allow their daughter to wear a headscarf.

Sergei Magnitsky’s mother, Nataliya Magnitskaya, grieves for her son in 2009

Prosecutors drop charges in Magnitsky killing to leave family at square one

Relatives fear they will never know the truth about anti-corruption lawyer's death in police custody

Jeremy Kyle: a guest on his show said she saw a killer plunge a knife into a female student

Judges to watch Jeremy Kyle show to decide whether innocent man was jailed for murder

New evidence 'potentially impacts on the reliability of a prosecution witness'

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Dissent is slowly building against the billions spent on presidential campaigns – even among politicians themselves

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