Wendell Baker on trial under 2005 law of double jeopardy allowing retrial in certain circumstances.
Like this page on Facebook for updates
Friday 11 June 2010
A controversial planning permission which allowed a fast food takeaway to be set up near a school with a "healthy eating" policy was quashed by the High Court today.
Monday 10 May 2010
A man who carried out a horrific acid attack on a 25-year-old over his intimate relationship with a married woman was facing a life sentence today.
Friday 07 May 2010
Jurors trying three men over an acid attack which left a 25-year-old man disfigured retired today to consider their verdicts.
Tuesday 13 April 2010
A Facebook user was disfigured in a revenge-fuelled acid attack over his intimate relationship with a married woman he met online, a court heard today.
Monday 08 March 2010
A man has died after apparently being stabbed, police said today.
Building excellence: A multibillion-pound scheme to upgrade schools is presenting a set of challenges
Thursday 11 February 2010
Building Schools for the Future (BSF) is perhaps the most ambitious known scheme of its kind. Launched in 2004 by the then Department for Education and Skills, £2.5bn-£3bn of capital investment is being spent on the programme each year to renovate or rebuild every school in England.
Tuesday 29 December 2009
A man who died after being punched and knocked unconscious in the street was a passer-by who was acting as "a peacemaker" in an argument between two groups, police said.
Thursday 10 December 2009
Jurors trying three men accused of the "honour killing" of a 15-year-old girl retired today to consider their verdicts.
Monday 19 October 2009
A father accused of murdering his 15-year-old daughter in an "honour killing" collapsed in the dock today as his wife began giving evidence at his trial.
Friday 16 October 2009
With its rows of tandoori takeaways and halal butcher shops, Hounslow, where nearly 30 per cent of the population is either Sikh, Muslim or Hindu, is the epitome of modern British multiculturalism.
Friday 24 July 2009
A teenager and a 25-year-old man appeared in court yesterday charged with attempting to murder a man by pouring acid down his throat.
Sunday 05 July 2009
Police have stepped up the search for a serial sex attacker who has raped three women and murdered one. The operation is rapidly becoming one of Britain's biggest manhunts.
Friday 26 June 2009
The sight of boarded-up, empty Woolworths shops on the high street was the inspiration behind Josef Valentino's pop-up art studio Worthless in Covent Garden earlier this month, and now the empty Leytonstone branch is getting an arts make-over of its own. From tomorrow, and open for four weekends, the store's original fixtures and fittings will hold art work by over 60 East End artists as part of this year's Leytonstone Arts Trail.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Eight men plotted to use "home-made bombs" disguised as soft drinks to blow up transatlantic planes, a court heard today.
- 4 Exclusive: Newcastle's star talent-spotter on brink as Joe Kinnear sparks walkout
- 5 Vast methane 'plumes' seen in Arctic ocean as sea ice retreats