Ava White: Boy who killed girl, 12, in Snapchat row gets life – BBC News

Posted July 12th, 2022 in children, murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing, young offenders by tracey

‘A 15-year-old boy who stabbed a schoolgirl to death after a row over a Snapchat video has been sentenced for her murder.’

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BBC News, 11th July 2022

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Paddy Power beheading: Coroner highlights authority ‘failures’ – BBC News

Posted June 22nd, 2022 in coroners, inquests, mental health, murder, news, offensive weapons, police by sally

‘The death of a man who was decapitated in a betting shop “would not have occurred” if his attacker had been referred to mental health services the month before, a coroner has concluded.’

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BBC News, 21st June 2022

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Divisional Court rejects bid by major retailer to have knife sale case thrown out as abuse of process – Local Government Lawyer

‘Retailer Argos has failed in a bid to have proceedings brought against it by London Borough of Barking & Dagenham stayed as an abuse of the process of the court.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 16th June 2022

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Fugitive jailed for threatening woman with axe before stealing £25k Rolex – The Independent

‘A fugitive who threatened a woman with an axe and stole her £25,000 watch before fleeing to Spain has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Independent, 19th June 2022

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Family of teenager stabbed to death gets judicial review into inquest findings – The Independent

‘The family of a teenager stabbed to death in an upmarket Cheshire village has won the right to have a judicial review into his inquest findings.’

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The Independent, 18th May 2022

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Two men convicted after schoolgirl kidnapped, raped and beaten with nunchucks – The Independent

‘Two friends who kidnapped a schoolgirl, beat her with nunchucks and repeatedly raped her have been convicted.’

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The Independent, 17th May 2022

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Home Secretary permanently lifts restrictions on police stop-and-search powers – The Independent

‘The Home Secretary is permanently lifting restrictions placed on police in the use of stop-and-search powers as part of the Government’s strategy to tackle violent crime.’

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The Independent, 16th May 2022

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New Acts – legislation.gov.uk

2022 c. 28 – Marriage and Civil Partnership (Minimum Age) Act 2022

2022 c. 27 – Approved Premises (Substance Testing) Act 2022

2022 c. 26 – Glue Traps (Offences) Act 2022

2022 c. 22 – Animal Welfare (Sentience) Act 2022

2022 c. 20 – Professional Qualifications Act 2022

2022 c. 17 – Local Government (Disqualification) Act 2022

2022 c. 36 – Nationality and Borders Act 2022

2022 c. 34 – British Sign Language Act 2022

2022 c. 32 – Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

2022 c. 29 – Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles (Disabled Persons) Act 2022

2022 c. 24 – Cultural Objects (Protection from Seizure) Act 2022

Source: www.legislation.gov.uk

New Square police stabbings: West Bromwich brothers jailed – BBC News

Posted May 11th, 2022 in assault, firearms, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, police, sentencing, wounding by sally

‘Two brothers who launched a “terrifying” knife attack on police officers at a shopping centre have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 10th May 2022

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Woman jailed for creating ‘to-do list and toolkit’ in plan to murder ex – The Independent

Posted April 8th, 2022 in attempted murder, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A 20-year-old woman who created a “meticulous” to-do list and a “murder toolkit” has been jailed for plotting to kidnap, torture and kill a former lover.’

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The Independent, 7th April 2022

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Pair jailed for ‘disrespect’ revenge stabbing in Bristol – BBC News

‘Two men who stabbed two teenagers in a premeditated revenge attack after claiming one had been disrespectful have been jailed.’

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BBC News, 1st March 2022

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Usman Patel death: Murderer who stabbed man 21 times jailed – BBC News

Posted March 1st, 2022 in murder, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘A 19-year-old man who stabbed a father 21 times has been convicted of murder and jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 28th February 2022

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Buckingham Palace: Man sentenced for climbing into grounds – BBC News

‘A man found with a knife and drugs in the grounds of Buckingham Palace has been given a suspended jail term.’

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BBC News, 9th February 2022

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Law on sale of knives to under-18s to be tightened – The Independent

Posted January 18th, 2022 in crime prevention, hazardous substances, news, offensive weapons, young persons by tracey

‘Measures making it harder for young people to buy knives and corrosive products, including online, have been set out by the government in its latest effort to tackle youth violence.’

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The Independent, 18th January 2022

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Driver jailed after pretending to be undercover police officer following crash – The Independent

‘A driver who pretended to be an undercover police officer and brandished a knife after crashing his car under the influence of drugs has been jailed.’

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The Independent, 13th January 2022

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Van driver who hid £16.5m of drugs in catering supplies jailed for 10 years – The Independent

Posted January 7th, 2022 in drug offences, drug trafficking, imprisonment, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by tracey

‘A van driver who attempted to smuggle £16.5 million worth of heroin and cocaine by hiding it within catering supplies has been jailed for 10 years.’

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The Independent, 6th January 2022

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Mother and son guilty of killing boy, 17, in machete attack in London – The Guardian

Posted December 21st, 2021 in homicide, murder, news, offensive weapons, young persons by sally

‘A mother and her teenage son have been found guilty of killing a 17-year-old boy in a machete attack in south London.’

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The Guardian, 20th December 2021

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James Stokoe murder trial: Alexander Layton convicted of stab murder – BBC News

Posted December 7th, 2021 in murder, news, offensive weapons by sally

‘A pedestrian who stabbed a stranger to death in front of his young son after the driver had braked to avoid running him over has been convicted of murder.’

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BBC News, 6th December 2021

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Humza Hussain: Teen jailed for murder outside Luton school – BBC News

‘A teenager has been jailed for 16 years for murdering a 16-year-old boy outside a school in a revenge killing.’

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BBC News, 30th November 2021

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Firearms – importation sentencing guidelines published – Sentencing Council

‘The Council has published a new guideline for sentencing offenders convicted of firearms importation offences in England and Wales, following consultation.’

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Sentencing Council, 24th November 2021

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