Colin Payne guilty of Mark Bloomfield pub row murder – BBC News

‘A martial arts expert has been found guilty of murdering a charity worker after a row in a pub.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2019

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Men given suspended sentences for ‘releasing fox into path of hunt’ – The Guardian

‘Two men convicted of animal cruelty offences after being filmed dragging a fox out of a tunnel and releasing it “into the path of a hunt” have been given suspended sentences.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Cat owner ‘disgusted’ at dog owner’s sentence – BBC Newsp

Posted November 18th, 2019 in animal cruelty, animals, closed circuit television, news, sentencing by sally

‘A cat owner said he screamed in horror while watching a man encourage his dog to maul the pet to death.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2019

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Primark security guard who forced teenage shoplifters to perform sex acts convicted of rape – The Independent

‘A Primark security guard who forced young girls to carry out sex acts after they were caught shoplifting, has been convicted of rape.’

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The Independent, 12th November 2019

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Emiliano Sala: Two jailed for accessing CCTV footage of footballer’s post-mortem – The Independent

‘Two people who illegally accessed CCTV footage of Emiliano Sala’s post-mortem examination have been jailed.’

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The Independent, 23rd September 2019

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Police call for crackdown on ‘rape porn’ after man copied videos in London sex attack – The Independent

‘Police have called for a crackdown on “rape porn” after a man appeared to imitate videos he had watched in a sex attack in London.’

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The Independent, 8th September 2019

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Lip-reading CCTV will have people ‘cupping hands over their mouths’ in street, warns surveillance watchdog – Daily Telegraph

‘People will be left “cupping their hands over their mouths” in the street if new lip-reading CCTV is not reined in, the Government’s surveillance watchdog has warned. Tony Porter, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, said in future people would have to guard their conversations from prying cameras in the same manner as football managers on live TV, unless ministers act to regulate emerging intrusive technologies.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2019

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Bouncer jailed for throwing man out of bar with such force he landed on other side of street – The Independent

‘A bouncer has been jailed after he threw a reveller out of a bar so hard he crashed into a wall – on the opposite side of the street.’

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The Independent, 12th August 2019

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Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King’s Cross site – The Guardian

‘Information commissioner says use of the technology must be “necessary and proportionate.”‘

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The Guardian, 12th August 2019

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‘Babies living with abusive parents under 24-hour CCTV, as Children’s Commissioner calls for review into the ‘Big Brother-style’ centres – Daily Telegraph

‘Babies are living with abusive parents under 24-hour CCTV surveillance, The Telegraph can reveal, as the Children’s Commissioner calls for a review into the ‘Big Brother-style’ accommodation.

However “disturbing” cases – which have remained unreported until now – where children have been physically injured and sexually abused while living in the units have prompted the Children’s Commissioner to call for a review into the controversial scheme.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2019

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Youth gang members receive life sentences after vicious attack on rival – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Four young men, three of them teenagers, received life sentences today (21 May 2109) after a Snapchat video and a conversation between offenders in the back of a police van helped secure their conviction for the murder of a 16-year-old boy.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st May 2019

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Police officer sacked for punching suspect is reinstated – BBC News

‘A police sergeant dismissed for repeatedly punching a suspect in the head while he was detained in custody has been reinstated.’

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BBC News, 8th May 2019

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Roma hooligan who attacked Liverpool fan Sean Cox jailed for three-and-a-half years – Daily Telegraph

‘A balaclava-clad Italian hooligan who “destroyed” the life of a Liverpool supporter and his family in a “brutal and vicious” attack ahead of a Champions League tie has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2019

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Man, 23, found guilty of murdering child killer David Gaut – The Guardian

‘A man has been found guilty of stabbing a convicted child killer to death.’

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The Guardian, 18th February 2019

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Viktorija Sokolova murder: Teenage killer convicted after fingerprint was lifted from video in ‘legal first’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Video footage of a fingerprint helped convict a teenage boy of the “inexplicably” violent murder of a 14-year-old in what is believed to be a legal first.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th December 2018

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Grenfell fraudster jailed for claiming £88,000 worth of benefits – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted December 3rd, 2018 in benefits, closed circuit television, fire, fraud, news, sentencing, victims by tracey

‘A man has been jailed after falsely claiming he was sleeping rough in the Grenfell Tower so he could access £88,0000 worth of benefits meant for genuine victims of the fire.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 30th November 2018

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Drug dealer jailed for trafficking vulnerable children in ‘county lines’ operation – The Independent

‘A man who trafficked three children, including a 14-year-old girl, to use as drug dealers in a “county lines” ring has been jailed for 14 years in a landmark prosecution.’

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The Independent, 4th October 2018

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Woman racially assaulted on bus calls for CCTV rule change – BBC News

Posted August 30th, 2018 in closed circuit television, evidence, news, transport by sally

‘A woman who says she was racially assaulted on a London bus has called for transport companies to keep CCTV material for longer, after footage of her attack was deleted in just 10 days.’

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BBC News, 29th August 2018

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Police facial recognition system faces legal challenge – BBC News

Posted July 25th, 2018 in closed circuit television, facial mapping, human rights, news, police by tracey

‘A legal challenge against the use of automatic facial recognition technology by police has been launched by a civil liberties group.’

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BBC News, 25th July 2018

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Heavy handed, inaccurate threats of legal action – Metropolitan HT harass their tenants – Nearly Legal

‘The Court of Appeal on an instance of tenancy management going bad, very bad indeed. And the landlord losing a claim against them for damages for harassment under Protection from Harassment Act 1997.’

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Nearly Legal, 20th May 2018

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