Paedophile who travelled 100 miles to rape 12-year-old girl jailed for six years – The Independent

‘A man who travelled 100 miles to rape a 12-year-old girl after blackmailing her online has been jailed for six years.’

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The Independent, 26th June 2016

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Carla Whitlock acid attack trial: Midmore brothers jailed – BBC News

‘Two brothers have been jailed for an acid attack which left a woman scarred and blind in one eye.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2016

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Jilted bride-to-be smashed up ex-fiancé’s car after he refused to pay for her unworn wedding dress – Daily Telegraph

‘A jilted bride-to-be smashed her ex-fiance’s car with a hammer after he refused to pay for the wedding dress she never had the chance to wear.’

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Daily Telegraph, 6th June 2016

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13 ways you might be accidentally breaking the law, according to lawyers – The Independent

‘Various ways in which people may inadvertently break the laws of the UK while at home have been listed by lawyers.’

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The Independent, 10th May 2016

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Rotherham abuse survivors press for stricter taxi safety measures – The Guardian

‘All taxis drivers in Rotherham will be required to have CCTV cameras installed in their cars from July, in an attempt to prevent child sexual exploitation. Drivers will also have to activate an audio recording device whenever they transport an unaccompanied child or vulnerable adult , under a series of measures introduced by the council to rebuild trust in the taxi industry.’

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The Guardian, 3rd May 2016

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‘Biggest crackdown’ on rogue pharmacists – BBC News

‘Nine pharmacists who sold drugs illegally have been banned from practice, after a BBC investigation led to the “biggest crackdown” in UK pharmaceutical history.’

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BBC News, 6th March 2016

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Transgender couple win council payout for defamation – Daily Telegraph

‘A transgender couple who claim local villagers subjected them to a campaign of harassment won damages from the council after defamatory comments were published on its website.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2016

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‘Cash for crash’: 81 sentenced in fake car accidents scam – The Guardian

Posted January 29th, 2016 in accidents, closed circuit television, compensation, fraud, inquiries, insurance, news by tracey

‘Garage in south Wales faked accidents in its yards so that bogus insurance and compensation claims totalling £750,000 could be made.’

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The Guardian, 29th January 2016

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Fines for driving while on phone fall four fold in three years – Daily Telegraph

‘Sharp drop in penalties for motorists on mobiles fuels fears police are turning a blind eye.’

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd January 2016

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Met Police chief admits delay in giving officers covert body cameras is ‘frustrating’ following fatal shooting – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 17th, 2015 in closed circuit television, delay, firearms, London, news, police by tracey

‘Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, has admitted it was “frustrating” that the undercover officer who fatally shot a suspected gangster was not wearing a covert camera. He acknowledged that it would have been “really useful” in this case, to show exactly what had happened, but claimed there had been difficulties in finding technology that would be suitable for covert operations.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th December 2015

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Taxi boss jailed after murdering estranged wife’s boyfriend with car – The Guardian

Posted November 10th, 2015 in closed circuit television, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A taxi boss who ran over and killed his estranged wife’s boyfriend in a revenge attack has been told he will serve at least 18 years of a life sentence.’

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The Guardian, 9th November 2015

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Horse sex man from Norfolk jailed for 14 months – BBC News

Posted October 26th, 2015 in animal cruelty, closed circuit television, news, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘A married father-of-three has been jailed for 14 months after he admitted sexually assaulting a horse.’

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BBC News, 23rd October 2015

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Sex offender who snatched girl off street jailed for life – The Guardian

‘A sex offender who snatched a six-year-old girl off the street and bundled her into the boot of his car has been jailed for life.’

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The Guardian, 23rd October 2015

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Slovakian jailed for raping teenager ‘while high on glue-like substance’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Court hears Zdenko Turtak, a 22-year-old Slovakian Roma, clubbed his victim 18 times with a rock and left her for dead in the Beeston area of Leeds.’

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Daily Telegraph, 20th October 2015

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Alan and Helen Knight jailed over fake coma court con – BBC News

‘A man who faked being in a coma for two years to avoid a fraud trial has been jailed along with his wife for trying to con the courts.’

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BBC News, 2nd October 2015

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London borough secures lifting of suspension of award of CCTV contract – Local Government Lawyer

‘A London borough has successfully applied to the High Court to have lifted an automatic suspension under procurement regulations of the award of a contract for a road traffic CCTV system.’
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Local Government Lawyer, 30th September 2015

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What happens when you ask to see CCTV footage? – The Guardian

Posted September 22nd, 2015 in closed circuit television, data protection, news, privacy by sally

‘In Britain and other EU countries, people have the right to see footage of themselves recorded on CCTV cameras. Yet when one university researcher set out to test this, many operators were less than forthcoming.’
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The Guardian, 22nd September 2015

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Stephen Tillyer sentenced over £300k viola theft from train – BBC News

‘A man who stole a viola worth £300,000 after it was left on train has been given a suspended prison sentence.’

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BBC News, 16th September 2015

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Pub landlord convicted of killing customer with ironing board – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 31st, 2015 in closed circuit television, evidence, homicide, news by sally

‘Jury finds Rostam Notarki guilty of manslaughter after hearing how he jabbed drinker with ironing board into path of oncoming van.’
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Daily Telegraph, 31st July 2015

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Eric Joyce avoids jail after unprovoked attack on teenage boys – The Guardian

‘The former MP Eric Joyce has avoided jail after attacking two teenagers in an “unjustified and unprovoked” assault in a shop.’

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The Guardian, 27th May 2015

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