Theresa May to announce task force to crack down on ‘most wanted’ fraud suspects – The Independent

Posted February 10th, 2016 in banking, fraud, news, police by sally

‘Britain’s 10 most wanted suspected financial fraudsters will be identified as part of a crackdown by banks and police announced by Theresa May.’

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The Independent, 10th February 2016

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Britain’s youngest criminal judge appointed at 33 (she’s also a keen chorister and triathlete) – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 10th, 2016 in judges, news by sally

‘Anna Midgley – regarded as a tough and forensic advocate – has become Britain’s youngest criminal judge and is shortly to hear her first case.’

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Daily Telegraph, 9th February 2016

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Poppi Worthington: Coroner orders fresh inquest into toddler’s death – The Independent

‘A new inquest into the unexplained death of a 13-month-old girl is to be held.’

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The Independent, 9th February 2016

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Ministers ponder lowering England and Wales drink-drive limit to Scottish levels – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2016 in alcohol abuse, drunk in charge, news, road traffic offences by sally

‘Ministers are considering lowering the drink-driving limit in England and Wales to the tougher level set by Scotland.’

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The Guardian, 10th February 2016

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Secret trial: One off – or the first of many? – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2016 in closed material, news, reporting restrictions, terrorism, trials by sally

‘Possibly the worst headline I’ve ever written. But before I’m accused of completely failing to perform basic contractual duties, allow me to explain why those seven words are rather important.’

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BBC News, 10th February 2016

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Deepcut inquest: police failed to investigate suspects in soldier’s death – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2016 in armed forces, inquests, news, police by sally

‘Surrey police failed to properly investigate and eliminate three potential suspects in their original investigation into the death of army recruit Cheryl James at Deepcut barracks, an inquest heard, as an army brigadier apologised to her family for army failings in looking after her.’

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The Guardian, 9th February 2016

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Libor trial: It was the prosecution that couldn’t go wrong… until it did – The Independent

Posted February 10th, 2016 in banking, fraud, interest, news, prosecutions, trials by sally

‘By day four of the trial, one of the jurors had fallen asleep. Liam Vaughan reports on how the Serious Fraud Office’s case against six City brokers accused of conspiring with Tom Hayes came to grief amid a welter of jargon and inconsistencies.’

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The Independent, 10th November 2016

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Manchester man jailed for life for ‘body in the boot’ murder – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2016 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of strangling a vulnerable woman with her hair straighteners and then driving around with her body in the boot of his car for several days.’

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The Guardian, 9th February 2016

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Birmingham pub bombings inquests: What we know – BBC News

Posted February 10th, 2016 in explosives, inquests, news, terrorism by sally

‘More than 40 years after 21 people were killed by bombs in two Birmingham pubs, the city’s senior coroner is set to hear from families who want inquests into their loved ones deaths resumed. Many of them regard the inquests as their last chance to get to the bottom of what happened that night and find answers to a brutal, unsolved crime that shocked the country.’

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BBC News, 10th February 2016

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Pilot ‘Biggles’ jailed over £33m cocaine smuggling ring – The Guardian

Posted February 10th, 2016 in aircraft, conspiracy, drug trafficking, money laundering, news, sentencing by sally

‘A pilot nicknamed Biggles has been jailed for 19 years for smuggling £33.5m worth of cocaine into Britain.’

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The Guardian, 9th February 2016

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Internet monitoring bill ‘must do more to protect privacy’ – BBC News

‘Plans to authorise mass data collection and hacking by Britain’s spies do not do enough to protect privacy, a watchdog has warned.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2016

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Police officers jailed over Bijan Ebrahimi murder case – The Guardian

Posted February 9th, 2016 in misfeasance in public office, news, police, racism, sentencing by sally

‘A police constable and a community support officer who failed in their duty to protect a disabled refugee before he was murdered by a misguided vigilante have been sent to prison.’

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The Guardian, 9th February 2016

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Keighley abuse: Twelve men jailed for sexually exploiting girl – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2016 in conspiracy, gangs, news, rape, sentencing, sexual offences by sally

‘Twelve men who sexually exploited a vulnerable teenage girl in West Yorkshire have received jail sentences of up to 20 years.’

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BBC News, 8th February 2016

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Apple under pressure as lawyers pledge action over ‘Error 53’ codes – The Guardian

‘Apple has come under pressure to scrap its controversial policy of permanently disabling repaired iPhone 6s when software is upgraded, following a global consumer backlash and claims the company could be acting illegally.’

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The Guardian, 8th February 2016

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The place where no-one is a witness – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2016 in gangs, murder, news, witnesses by sally

‘In a busy pub a man is brutally murdered. The killer doesn’t feel the need to hide his face. What does the silence of witnesses mean for a community struggling with gang violence?’

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BBC News, 8th February 2016

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Jordan Watson death trio sentenced – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2016 in accomplices, conspiracy, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A knife-obsessed man who murdered a 14-year-old boy whose girlfriend he was infatuated with has been jailed for life, along with his accomplice.’

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BBC News, 8th February 2016

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Sex workers should be treated as potential victims rather than criminals, police chiefs say – The Independent

Posted February 9th, 2016 in news, police, prostitution, victims by sally

‘Sex workers should be treated as potential victims rather than criminals and the raiding of brothels should stop, according to proposals drawn up by senior officers.’

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The Independent, 8th February 2016

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Hillsborough jury told to consider credibility of police evidence – The Guardian

Posted February 9th, 2016 in evidence, health & safety, inquests, news, police, sport by sally

‘The jury at the inquests into the deaths of 96 people at Hillsborough in 1989 has been told to consider the credibility and reliability of evidence given by South Yorkshire police officers.’

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The Guardian, 8th February 2016

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Leveson Inquiry: Labour demands part two goes ahead – BBC News

Posted February 9th, 2016 in corruption, inquiries, media, miscarriage of justice, news, police by sally

‘The first part of the inquiry, in 2011-2012, examined press ethics, but hearings into ties between newspapers and the police were put on hold amid criminal inquiries over phone hacking.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2016

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Prisoners won’t have to declare convictions when seeking work, David Cameron says – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 9th, 2016 in civil servants, criminal records, employment, news, recruitment, speeches by sally

‘Prime Minister says that prisoners should not have to submit a list of previous convictions when initially applying for jobs’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th February 2016

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