Players bet £30k a sitting, says former Newcastle striker, who blew £2m and had loan sharks after him
Newcastle Crown Court
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Saturday 03 September 2011
A teenager found guilty of luring his ex-girlfriend into a wood and smashing her skull with a rock has been sentenced to at least 14 years in prison.
Friday 02 September 2011
Police investigating the disappearance of an 85-year-old man have found human remains in the pensioner's back garden.
Friday 02 September 2011
A woman who lured two 16-year-old girls on a night out to be raped by three men has been sent to a young offenders institute for seven years.
Thursday 01 September 2011
A single mother has denied attempting to incite a riot, saying comments made by BlackBerry Messenger were a joke.
Wednesday 31 August 2011
A man has pleaded guilty to blackmailing Coleen Rooney in a case involving her son, a lost mobile phone and a gang intent on profiting from a series of family photographs.
Saturday 27 August 2011
A 25-year-old man who looted an Armani store during disorder that swept the nation earlier this month has been jailed for 20 months.
Thursday 25 August 2011
Social networking sites are expected to resist measures cracking down on their use during civil unrest at a summit between government ministers, police and industry leaders today.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Four men have appeared in court accused of using Facebook to encourage rioting or looting.
Riots in brief: Man accused of furniture store blaze faces court; fifth man charged over murders; oldest suspect let off with caution
Tuesday 23 August 2011
A man accused of starting the blaze that consumed a furniture store in south London was remanded in custody yesterday following a seven-minute hearing.
Saturday 20 August 2011
A man who was caught trying to smother his dying father on a hospital ward after learning he had no chance of survival has been jailed for six and a half years.
Friday 19 August 2011
The prison population reached a record high today as officials said they were developing contingency plans to manage the unprecedented situation caused by hundreds of people being jailed over the riots.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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