Three men jailed for this shocking daylight machete fight in a Luton shopping mall – Daily Telegraph

‘Families and young children looked on in horror as teenagers lashed out at each other with blades including a machete and a large serrated hunting knife at a busy shopping mall, a court has heard.’

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Daily Telegraph, 21st september 2018

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Seven jailed for life over fatal stabbing of teenager in Manchester – The Guardian

‘Five men and two teenage boys have been jailed for life with a minimum tariff of 14 to 19 years after a teenager was stabbed to death in Manchester’s Moss Side.’

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The Guardian, 4th September 2018

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Lancashire man pleads guilty to infecting two women with HIV – The Guardian

Posted August 16th, 2018 in bail, grievous bodily harm, HIV, news by sally

‘A Lancashire man has pleaded guilty to infecting two women with HIV.’

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The Guardian, 15th August 2018

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Solicitors convicted of GBH and expenses fraud struck off – Legal Futures

Posted August 13th, 2018 in disciplinary procedures, expenses, fraud, grievous bodily harm, news, solicitors by sally

‘Solicitors convicted separately of head-butting another parent at a children’s rugby match and making fraudulent expenses claims to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) have both been struck off.’

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Legal Futures, 13th August 2018

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Ifan Owens: Five men jailed for attacking Aberystwyth student – BBC News

Posted August 10th, 2018 in grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing by sally

‘Five men laughed as they were sentenced for attacking a university student which left him in a coma.’

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BBC News, 8th August 2018

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Knife-wielding Louis Morgan jailed for stamping on partner’s head – BBC News

‘A man who stamped on his partner’s head and then tried to kill her neighbour has been jailed for 20 years with five more years on extended licence.’

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BBC News, 1st August

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Bogus cosmetic surgeon becomes first to be convicted of injecting fake Botox on two women – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 12th, 2018 in cosmetic surgery, doctors, fraud, grievous bodily harm, news by sally

‘A bogus cosmetic surgeon who inflicted grievous bodily harm on two female clients by injecting them with fake Botox has today been jailed for four years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 8th June 2018

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Lavinia Woodward loses appeal bid to overturn sentence – BBC News

Posted June 11th, 2018 in appeals, grievous bodily harm, news, sentencing, suspended sentences by sally

‘An Oxford University student who was spared jail for stabbing her boyfriend has lost her latest bid to appeal against her sentence.’

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BBC News, 8th June 2018

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Mark van Dongen acid attack: Berlinah Wallace jailed -BBC News

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in grievous bodily harm, hazardous substances, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who threw sulphuric acid at her former partner, which led to him ending his life, has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 12 years.’

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BBC News, 23rd May 2018

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Secret evidence leads to downgrade of convictions over Stoke shooting – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2018 in appeals, conspiracy, evidence, firearms, grievous bodily harm, murder, news by tracey

‘Secret evidence that was not disclosed at trial has led to the overturning of the convictions of five men for conspiracy to murder following a shooting in Stoke-on-Trent in 2010.’

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2018

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BMW driver guilty of GBH after hitting moped rider with whom he had bad feelings ‘over a girl’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 14th, 2018 in grievous bodily harm, news by sally

‘A BMW driver accused of trying to kill a moped rider by driving at him has been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.’

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Daily Telegraph, 11th May 2018

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Daryll Rowe jailed for infecting men with HIV – BBC News

Posted April 19th, 2018 in grievous bodily harm, health, HIV, news, sentencing by sally

‘A man who said he was “riddled” with HIV and convicted of trying to infect 10 men has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 12 years.’

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BBC News, 18th April 2018

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Woman jailed for controlling partner at their Stewartby home – BBC News

‘A woman who controlled her partner’s life, scalding him with boiling water and stabbing him, has been jailed.’

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BBC News, 16th April 2018

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Controlling girlfriend ‘first woman convicted’ of new domestic abuse offence – Daily Telegraph

‘A university graduate is believed to be the first woman convicted under new domestic abuse laws after scalding her boyfriend with boiling water, stabbing him and keeping food from him.’

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Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2018

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Mother jailed for life over murder of baby daughter in Lancashire – The Guardian

Posted April 12th, 2018 in child cruelty, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by sally

‘A “deceitful” and “manipulative” mother has been jailed for a minimum of 21 and a half years after murdering her seven-month-old baby and injuring another child.’

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The Guardian, 11th April 2018

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What are your rights in tackling burglars? – BBC News

‘The arrest of a man over the death of an alleged burglar has reignited the debate about a person’s right to defend their home. So what are those rights?’

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BBC News, 5th April 2018

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Tara Newbold death: Duane Ballin jailed for GBH but not murder – BBC News

Posted March 27th, 2018 in domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, murder, news, sentencing by tracey

‘A man who told police “I think I’ve killed my girlfriend” after beating her hours before she died has been jailed for the attack but not murder.’

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BBC news, 26th March 2018

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Family of Tara Newbold call for inquest into her death to resume – The Guardian

Posted March 26th, 2018 in domestic violence, grievous bodily harm, inquests, news by tracey

‘The family of a woman who was severely beaten by her partner on the night she died are calling for the resumption of an inquest into her death, after the perpetrator was not charged with murder.’

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The Guardian, 25th March 2018

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Man who bit off a piece of his victim’s ear has sentence increased – Attorney General’s Office

‘A man who bit off a piece of his victim’s ear has had his sentence increased after the Solicitor General appealed it for being too low.’

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Attorney General’s Office, 14th March 2018

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Towie star’s ex-boyfriend is jailed for 20 years over nightclub acid attack – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 20th, 2017 in grievous bodily harm, hazardous substances, news, sentencing by sally

‘The ex-boyfriend of reality TV-star Ferne McCann has been jailed for 20 years after carrying out a brutal acid attack in a packed nightclub.’

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Daily Telegraph, 19th December 2017

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