Major UK drug gang jailed – The Independent

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in drug trafficking, news, sentencing by sally

“Five drug dealers, who pocketed millions flooding the country with amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine and ecstasy, were jailed for up to 14 years each today.”

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The Independent, 23rd May 2008

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12 per cent of violent crime by children – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in children, crime, news, violence by sally

“More than one in 10 violent attacks are committed by children, according to a newly released Home Office survey.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd May 2008

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Judges in sex video case go unpunished – The Guardian

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in blackmail, disciplinary procedures, judges, news by sally

“Two immigration judges whose Brazilian cleaner was tried for stealing sex videos have escaped disciplinary action.”

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The Guardian, 23rd May 2008

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Fortune-tellers targetted in new Consumer Protection Regulations – The Times

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in consumer protection, news by sally

“The fortune-tellers, at least, must have seen it coming. The biggest overhaul of consumer laws for 40 years takes effect on Monday, tightening controls on everything from door-to-door salesmen to children’s advertising.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2008

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Chat room youth and a good deed that went bad – The Times

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in internet, news by sally

“An Italian teenager swore never again to use internet chatrooms after being held in Britain for nearly a month when he tried to see a girl who had complained of being maltreated.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2008

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Death of Khyra Ishaq, 7, sparks calls for full inquiry – The Times

Posted May 23rd, 2008 in child neglect, news by sally

“As Khyra Ishaq’s five siblings came to terms with their new lives in foster care last night, there was a clamour for answers as to how a seven-year-old girl was apparently allowed to starve to death in 21st-century Britain.”

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The Times, 23rd May 2008

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Pay-out after baby misdiagnosed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in compensation, negligence, news, paramedics by sally

“The parents of a baby who died after medics failed to diagnose meningitis have been awarded compensation.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Mother is jailed over false alibi – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in news, perverting the course of justice, sentencing by sally

“A mother who lied to protect her son who, along with three other teenagers, kicked a man to death in Bedfordshire has been jailed for 21 months.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Life for man who shot 22-year-old – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, sentencing by sally

“A man has been jailed for life for shooting dead a 22-year-old in north-west London.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Teenager guilty of ‘shoot-out’ murder – The Independent

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in murder, news, young offenders by sally

“A 17-year-old youth was facing a life sentence today after being found guilty of murdering a nursing assistant in a ‘Wild West’ shoot-out.”

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The Independent, 22nd May 2008

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Restaurants and supermarkets to display their hygiene ratings – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in food hygiene, local government, news by sally

“Restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and other food outlets will be graded on their hygiene inspection results and expected to display them on their doors or windows under a scheme to be launched next year.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2008

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Youths to appeal against Garry Newlove murder sentences – The Guardian

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in appeals, murder, news, young offenders by sally

“Two youths convicted of the murder of Garry Newlove have been granted leave to appeal, the Crown Prosecution Service said today.”

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The Guardian, 22nd May 2008

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Censors go online to clean up murky world of digital videos – The Times

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in internet, news by sally

“The hitherto lawless world of online entertainment has began to adopt the same ratings system that governs British cinemas.”

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The Times, 22nd May 2008

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Man sues for £1m after botched vasectomy leads to loss of testicles – The Times

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in damages, hospitals, news, personal injuries by sally

“A father-of-four is claiming £1 million damages after winning his legal case over a vasectomy that went wrong.”

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The Times, 22nd May 2008

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Police get new powers to wage war on gangs – The Times

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in anonymity, gangs, news, witnesses by sally

“Witnesses who give evidence against gang members will be guaranteed their anonymity as soon as they come forward so they can be free from fear of reprisals, The Times has learnt.”

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The Times, 22nd May 2008

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‘Dog patient’ dentist is jailed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in dentists, fraud, news, sentencing by sally

“A dentist and his wife who stole more than £30,000 from the NHS by claiming money for treatment never given to patients have been jailed.”

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BBC News, 20th may 2008

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Carer jailed over baby’s killing – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in child abuse, homicide, news, sentencing by sally

“A carer from Greater Manchester who killed a 16-month-old baby by holding him upside down and flinging him against furniture has been jailed.”

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BBC News, 21st May 2008

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Builder is jailed for gas death – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in health & safety, negligence, news, sentencing by sally

“A builder whose work caused the death of a man through carbon monoxide poisoning has been jailed for three and a half years.”

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BBC News, 21st May 2008

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Luxury stolen car dealer jailed – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in news, sentencing, theft by sally

“A car-ringer who is believed to have pocketed more than £1m by shipping luxury vehicles stolen from Britain has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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Police arrest 198 over hate crime – BBC News

Posted May 22nd, 2008 in crime, hate crime, news, police, violence by sally

“Police have arrested 198 people on suspicion of domestic, homophobic and race hate crimes after raids across London, Scotland Yard have said.”

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BBC News, 22nd May 2008

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