Scientist jailed for sending fake poison to Theresa May – BBC News

‘A scientist has been jailed for sending fake poison to Theresa May in a letter criticising her policy on Russia.’

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BBC News, 3rd September 2020

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Eric Joyce: Ex-Labour MP sentenced for child sex offence – BBC News

‘A former Labour MP and ex-Army officer who admitted making an indecent image of a child has been sentenced.’

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BBC News, 7th August 2020

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Former police chief convicted over child abuse video granted court of appeal hearing – The Guardian

‘A decorated former police chief has won two key battles in her fight to overturn her conviction for possessing a child abuse video and get her job back, the Guardian has learned.’

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The Guardian, 2nd August 2020

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Law firm’s head of BD jailed over indecent images – Legal Futures

Posted July 21st, 2020 in indecent photographs of children, news, sentencing by sally

‘The former head of business development at a leading defendant law firm has been jailed for four years after a police raid discovered 6,000 indecent images of children on his computer and other devices.’

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Legal Futures, 21st July 2020

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Ex-Labour MP faces jail after admitting child abuse image offence – The Guardian

‘The former Labour MP Eric Joyce is facing a prison sentence and has been ordered to sign the sex offenders’ register after he admitted to making an indecent image of a child.’

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The Guardian, 7th July 2020

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When does a crime cause “serious harm”? Court of Appeal considers the application of Article 8 to foreign national offenders – UK Human Rights Blog

‘This judgment concerns the definition of “an offence that has caused serious harm” for the purpose of an appeal against deportation on private and family life grounds under Article 8. In this set of cases, the Court of Appeal took a broad view as to the meaning of this provision, but also held that there must be evidence that the offender has actually caused serious harm.’

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UK Human Rights Blog, 15th June 2020

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Professional Regulation – Case Comment: Caroline Reilly V Teaching Regulation Agency and Secretary of State for Education (2020) EWHC 1188 (Admin) – Park Square Barristers

‘The appellant was the head teacher of a primary school in the West Midlands. She was dismissed from her post in July 2011 following disciplinary proceedings which arose in consequence of her failure to disclose the fact of her personal relationship with a man who had been convicted of offences involving the making and possessing of indecent images of children.’

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Park Square Barristers, 15th May 2020

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Watchdog reveals 8.8m attempts to access online child abuse in April – The Guardian

‘Nearly 9m attempts to access child sexual abuse material online were made in the UK last month during the coronavirus lockdown, according to an internet watchdog.’

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The Guardian, 20th May 2020

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Reilly v Secretary of State for Education – Blackstone Chambers

‘This decision exemplifies the stricter approach the courts are now taking in disciplinary cases where the regulated person fails to attend a hearing.’

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Blackstone Chambers, 13th May 2020

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Guy Delph: ‘Manipulative’ child rapist jailed for life – BBC News

‘A “manipulative” child rapist who shared his abuse images with his uncle has been given a life sentence.’

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BBC News, 7th May 2020

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Coronavirus: Internet child abuse images ‘not being deleted’ – BBC News

‘Coronavirus has led to a “global slowdown” in the removal of internet child abuse images, say campaigners.’

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BBC News, 27th April 2020

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Bomb hoax barrister fails to overturn law firm ban – Legal Futures

‘A barrister jailed in 2014 for a bomb hoax at the London Olympics has failed in his attempt to overturn an order imposed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) that banned him from working for law firms.’

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Legal Futures, 3rd April 2020

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Paedophile couple who met on Tinder jailed for 48 years after ‘sinking to depths of depravity’ – Daily Telegraph

‘A paedophile couple who met on Tinder have been jailed for 48 years after “sinking to the depths of depravity” to satisfy their own sexual urges.’

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Daily Telegraph, 24th March 2020

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Sex offender’s hard drive in police commissioner’s safe for 14 years – BBC News

‘Indecent images of children could not be used as evidence because they were in a police commissioner’s safe.’

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BBC News, 12th March 2020

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77-year-old man jailed for 22 years for online child sexual offences – Crown Prosecution Service

‘A 77-year-old man who watched and paid for the online sexual abuse of young children in the Philippines has been sentenced to 22 years’ imprisonment.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 27th February 2020

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Phones that may hold child abuse images returned to suspects – The Guardian

‘Police are giving back to suspected paedophiles phones and computers that possibly hold child abuse images because they do not have the time or technology to search the devices, a report says.’

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The Guardian, 27th February 2020

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Teacher who raped 14-year-old boy blames ‘heavy workload’ – The Independent

Posted February 4th, 2020 in indecent photographs of children, news, rape, sexual grooming, teachers by sally

‘A deputy headteacher who raped a 14-year-old boy and kept indecent images of children on his phone has blamed his heavy workload for turning him into a sexual predator.’

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The Independent, 4th February 2020

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Man arrested over killing of paedophile Richard Huckle – BBC News

‘A man has been arrested in connection with the death of one of Britain’s most prolific paedophiles.’

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BBC News, 13th January 2020

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Self-generated abuse images fueling record number of paedophile sites uncovered by UK watchdog – Daily Telegraph

‘Young girls filming themselves on mobile phones has fuelled the record number of child abuse websites discovered and taken down by a UK watchdog last year.’

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Daily Telegraph, 7th January 2020

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Paedophile drug user was hired by NHS trust after being sacked by government press office – The Independent

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The Independent, 10th November 2019

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