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

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

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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.

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

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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

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

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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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