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Soldier’s alleged murderer tells court: ‘We did not wish to give him much pain... he was still alive’

69-year-old jailed for four years over rape

The former president of a village bowls club was jailed for more than four years today for raping a grandmother.

Inspectors condemn failings in London CPS

Chronic failings within the Crown Prosecution Service in London are exposed in a damning report published today.

Rape victims 'let down' by failures of prosecutors

CPS criticised for a conviction rate of just 44 per cent in London

Interest on fixed rate mortgages at six-year low

The interest charged on two-year fixed rate mortgages fell to a six-and-a-half-year low during February in a further sign that competition was slowly returning to the market, figures showed today.

White supremacist admits producing ricin for terrorism

A white supremacist today admitted producing deadly ricin while preparing for acts of terrorism.

Four remanded over shopkeeper's murder

A 20-year-old man and three teenagers were remanded in custody today charged with the murder of a shopkeeper who was beaten to death during an alleged robbery at his store.

Father 'killed children in blaze rage'

A father killed his eight-year-old son and two teenage stepchildren in a house fire after he drunkenly accused his wife of flirting with a taxi driver, a court heard today.

Nine admit GBH in Army cadet murder case

Seven men and two youths have admitted conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm in connection with the murder of an Army cadet.

Lorry driver, 75, guilty of killing couple

A 75-year-old lorry driver who ploughed into a car in a queue of traffic, killing a married couple, was today convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Fourth relative in court accused of hit-and-run murder

The brother of a father-of-five who was killed in a hit-and-run crash today became the fourth relative to appear in court charged with his murder.

Woman accused of child abuse

A woman accused of child abuse offences in connection with paedophile Colin Blanchard appeared in court by video link today.

Man who had been in 'bad mood' admits to murder

A chef who admitted fatally stabbing a teaching assistant had been in a "bad mood" and wanted to hurt someone, a court heard yesterday.

Airline bomb plotter jailed for life

A Muslim man was jailed for life with a minimum of 18 years today after being convicted of conspiracy to murder by plotting with Abdulla Ahmed Ali, the convicted ringleader of the foiled plan to blow up passenger jets.



Man guilty of plotting airline suicide attacks

A Muslim man was today found guilty of conspiracy to murder by plotting with Abdulla Ahmed Ali, the convicted ringleader of the foiled plan to blow up passenger jets.

Bomb plot jury resume deliberations

The jury in the trial of three Muslim men accused of plotting with the ringleader of a conspiracy to launch suicide attacks on transatlantic passenger aircraft began its fifth day of deliberations today.

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