Jeremy Kyle footage to be used Court of Appeal could be clue to 2002 murder

An episode of The Jeremy Kyle Show will be played to Court of Appeal judges to help determine whether an innocent man was jailed for murder after a killing in Bournemouth.

Judge rules on 'Do Not Resuscitate' case

A judge has ruled against a further hearing in a case involving a terminally-ill woman who was not consulted before a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) notice was placed on her medical records.

Avengers star Scarlett Johansson took to The Huffington Post to complain about tabloids’ obsession with her (and others') weight loss

Hollywood hacker who leaked nude Scarlett Johansson photos jailed for ten years

A man who hacked the email accounts of the actress Scarlett Johansson before sending nude photos of the star to gossip websites has been jailed for 10 years.

Theresa May wins Abu Qatada court appeal bid

Home Secretary Theresa May has been granted permission to appeal against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK, court officials said today.

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Mexico: More than 25,000 people disappear in six years

Unpublished official figures show cost of chaos and violence enveloping country in fight against drug gangs

Thirty years after being 'freed', Texas man still waiting for his freedom

Legal row saw death sentence for murder in 1977 both overturned and commuted to life in jail

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Grey-Thompson on panel to examine Lance Armstrong drug case and UCI’s role

The commission’s report is critical to restoring confidence in the sport, says UCI president Pat McQuaid

SAS man hugs his children and vows to clear his name

Sgt Danny Nightingale praises his wife, Sally, for her ‘courageous’ campaign to release him 

Men jailed for robbing student during riots freed after error

Two men convicted of robbing a Malaysian student during the London riots in August last year have had their convictions overturned after the Court of Appeal “disagreed” with a judge’s decision to allow testimony from anonymous witnesses at their original trial. 

Jeremy Bamber loses legal appeal to overturn his convictions for murdering five relatives

Killer Jeremy Bamber's latest legal action in his long-running battle to overturn his convictions for murdering five relatives 27 years ago was thrown out by High Court judges today.

Andy Coulson arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court today

Murdoch must pay Coulson legal fees, say appeal judges

News International (NI) has been told to pay the substantial legal fees of the former News of the World editor, Andy Coulson.

Jeremy Bamber today continued his court battle against

Britain's policy of locking up violent criminals indefinitely 'crushes human dignity', say lawyers for Jeremy Bamber

In a last ditch attempt to have his whole life tariff declared “inhuman and degrading”, Jeremy Bamber's case came before the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights

Jeremy Bamber challenges whole-life jail term

Killer Jeremy Bamber and two other murderers today continued their court battle against “whole-life” jail terms, which give prisoners no chance of release.

Christopher Halliwell, 48, pleaded guilty to killing Sian O'Callaghan (right) but charges relating to the death of Becky Godden-Edwards were dropped

Christopher Halliwell's 'lenient' life sentence for murder of Sian O'Callaghan under review

Appeal judges are to decide whether the life sentence handed out to a murderer was too lenient.

Sally Nightingale stands outside the Military Corrective Training Centre in Colchester where her husband Sergeant Danny Nightingale is being held

Court of Appeal takes 'unprecedented' step to review jailed SAS soldier Danny Nightingale's case before lawyers' request

Sergeant Danny Nightingale's family spoke of being overwhelmed yesterday as the Court of Appeal took the “unprecedented” step of announcing a review of his case before lawyers had even requested permission.

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Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
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