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.
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.
A sign of how the job is regarded has seen leading candidates - including one admired by the PM - withdraw
A seventh person has been arrested in connection with the murder of three Birmingham men who were hit by a car while trying to protect their community from looters.
Leeds are to unload two of their prop forwards who have failed to come up to scratch this season. The Rhinos have agreed to requests for releases from Luke Burgess and Ben Cross.
The first juror to be prosecuted for contempt of court for using the internet was today left "totally devastated" as she was jailed for eight months.
When the opening batsmen for the Surrey village cricket team of St Lukes walked out to the crease on Saturday, every amateur sportsman in the country would have sympathised about the nightmare facing them.
Banned paceman Mohammad Amir is facing the threat of more disciplinary action after the 19-year-old admitted playing for a village side in Surrey last weekend.
A Tory peer accused of fiddling his House of Lords expenses said he was "out of pocket" for taking on the peerage and had tried to balance out his expenditure using his expenses claims, a court heard.
A schoolgirl who was tortured, raped and murdered by her uncle was repeatedly failed by child protection services, a damning report said yesterday.
A special effects expert was cleared of health and safety breaches yesterday after the death of a cameraman during the making of the last Batman film.
Premier League footballer Stewart Downing had to reveal his spending habits to a jury yesterday.
Police were facing serious questions today after using an undercover officer to infiltrate climate campaign groups for up to 10 years at a cost of hundreds of thousands of pounds.
A police officer who was jailed and then cleared on appeal after being accused of throwing a woman head-first on the concrete floor of a cell was sacked by his force today.
New figures emerge as Kenneth Clarke prepares blueprint to reduce prison numbers
As Scotland's football refs create havoc in the sport this weekend, David Randall looks back at some of highs and lows of pitch officialdom