Joanna Yeates's killer faced allegations today that he strangled her for sexual thrills.
The police officer accused of killing the newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson during London's G20 protests in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.
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 teenager who lured his ex-girlfriend into woodland to batter her to death with a stone has been told to expect a sentence "of indefinite duration" after being convicted of murder.
More cases may emerge after Manchester coroner reviews all recent deaths at Stockport hospital
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.
A British Airways captain who admitted killing his wife was acquitted of her murder yesterday, but given 26 years for manslaughter.
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 woman who worked as a nanny for Ann Summers boss Jacqueline Gold today admitted attempting to poison the lingerie tycoon with screen wash.
Scotland Yard has come under pressure to reveal the extent of its covert surveillance of peaceful protesters after the collapse of a case following the unmasking of an undercover police officer.
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.