Man who started toilet fire on Sharm el-Sheikh flight has sentence more than doubled – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 26th, 2017 in aircraft, appeals, arson, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who started a fire in the toilet of a plane carrying more than 200 people has had his prison sentence more than doubled at the Court of Appeal.’

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Daily Telegraph, 26th May 2017

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Man who torched dream home after row with building society is jailed – The Guardian

Posted April 11th, 2017 in arson, building societies, mortgages, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who set fire to his dream rural retreat after a bitter dispute with a building society was found strumming a guitar and cooking on a barbecue next to the burning building by firefighters who arrived to help.’

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The Guardian, 10th April 2017

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Whistleblowing: Would you blow the whistle on your boss? What protections do you get? – The Independent

Posted April 11th, 2017 in arson, banking, disclosure, financial regulation, news, whistleblowers by sally

‘Some people may prefer the quiet life choosing not to rock the boat unless they really have to. Others could feel that the only correct thing to do is to spill the beans.’

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The Independent, 10th April 2017

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Businessman who killed his wife and tried to burn the house down jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted December 16th, 2016 in arson, domestic violence, murder, press releases, sentencing by tracey

‘A former City trader who knocked his wife unconscious, set her body on fire and then took his dog for a walk has been jailed for life today.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 15th December 2016

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Two men jailed for throwing firework into east London care home – The Guardian

Posted December 16th, 2016 in arson, criminal damage, news, sentencing by tracey

‘Two men who threw a firework into a care home, leaving a resident with life-changing injuries, have been jailed.’

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The Guardian, 15th December 2016

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Prison’s gross failures contributed to death of inmate, inquest finds – The Guardian

‘A catastrophic series of failures contributed to the death of a prisoner, who died after setting fire to his cell, an inquest jury ruled.’

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The Guardian, 26th July 2016

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Investigation launched into claims undercover officer set fire to Debenhams store in 1980s – The Independent

Posted April 21st, 2016 in arson, demonstrations, explosives, investigatory powers, London, news, police by tracey

‘Claims an undercover officer set fire to a high street department store while infiltrating animal rights campaigners are being investigated by the police.’

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The Independent, 20th April 2016

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Langley Mill fire deaths: Father and sons guilty of murder – BBC News

Posted February 12th, 2016 in arson, murder, news by sally

‘A man and his two sons have been found guilty of murdering two teenagers and a baby in a house fire in Derbyshire.’

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BBC News, 11th February 2016

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Woman who tried to burn sister alive is jailed for 25 years – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2015 in arson, attempts, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman has been jailed for 25 years after trying to burn her sister alive to cover up the theft of almost £140,000 from her family.’

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The Guardian, 18th December 2015

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Carlisle arsonist Thomas Galloway jailed for risking children – BBC News

Posted August 17th, 2015 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘An arsonist has been jailed for setting fire to his bed while his wife was in it and while three young children were in their house.’

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BBC News, 14th August 2015

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Mick and Mairead Philpott’s £350,000 defence bill draws criticism – The Independent

Posted June 15th, 2015 in arson, barristers, costs, homicide, legal aid, news by sally

‘Mick and Mairead Philpott were provided with more than £350,000 of taxpayer’s money to fund a legal team including four barristers, it has been reported.’

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The Independent, 14th June 2015

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Triple arsonist in gas cannister grudge attacks causing £20m damage sentenced – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 2nd, 2015 in arson, news, planning, sentencing by sally

‘Farmer Andrew Main, 47, has been sentenced after arson spree with gas cannisters at council headquarters and the home of a pensioner following a 30-year planning dispute.’

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Daily Telegraph, 29th May 2015

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Mum jailed for arson on Ruabon home while children inside – BBC News

Posted March 19th, 2015 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘A mother-of-two who claimed voices in her head told her to set fire to her home with her children inside has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 18th March 2015

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Man jailed for drunkenly setting off fireworks by mistake and burning down family home – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 6th, 2015 in arson, guilty pleas, news, sentencing by sally

‘Daniel Ellis sentenced to 34 months after ‘staggering’ home and putting lighter to firework fuse that wrecked family house in North Wales’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th February 2015

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John McHale Tameside murder: David Platt given life sentence – BBC News

Posted December 9th, 2014 in arson, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man found guilty of murdering a fellow Tameside guest house resident before setting fire to his body has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 9th December 2014

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Fiaz Munshi jailed for 1997 Oxford arson child deaths – BBC News

Posted July 28th, 2014 in arson, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

‘A woman has been jailed for 13 years for her part in killing two children in a revenge arson attack in 1997.’

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BBC News, 25th July 2014

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Businesses win riot damage ruling at Court of Appeal – BBC News

Posted May 21st, 2014 in appeals, arson, compensation, insurance, news, police, violent disorder by tracey

‘Businesses whose property is damaged in riots can recover “consequential” losses stemming from the incident, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Previously it was believed compensation payable by police under the Riot Act was limited to physical damage.’

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BBC News, 20th May 2014

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‘I want my chips’: mother who set fire to kebab shop jailed for 28 months – Daily Telegraph

Posted April 2nd, 2014 in arson, news, sentencing by sally

‘Danielle Miles set fire to a kebab shop because she arrived minutes after it closed, missing her takeaway order’

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Daily Telegraph, 1st April 2014

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Gangster husband of BBC executive jailed after two month extortion campaign – Daily Telegraph

Posted February 18th, 2014 in arson, blackmail, gangs, news, sentencing by sally

‘Career criminal Tommy Roye recruited two enforcers to have his victim’s car torched on his driveway.’

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Daily Telegraph, 17th February 2014

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Thomas Baird trial: James Carbott guilty of murder and arson – BBC News

Posted February 4th, 2014 in arson, murder, news by sally

‘A man who beat and stabbed his ex-partner’s father before setting his body alight has been found guilty of murder and arson.’

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BBC News, 3rd February 2014

Source: www.bbc.co.uk