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Boy, 14, In Court Over Rape Of Girl, 10

PA | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK

A 14-year-old boy will appear in court today in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl. The boy, who cannot be named for le...

It's About Time England Caught Up On Pre-Nups

Philippa Cunniff | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Philippa Cunniff

What a good prenup should mean is that, where a divorce is the only real option, the whole process is handled more quickly, with less fighting, mess and acrimony. If the terms are pre-agreed and legally binding, both parties should have a clearer idea of where they stand and as a result, there should be less to quarrel over.

Banks Aren't Over the Worst of It

Nick Rowles-Davies | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK
Nick Rowles-Davies

It is a good bet that the year ahead is to be incredibly interesting for those with a sharp eye on litigation - and cases against banks will be a key focus. Experts in the legal world are already predicting there will be a slew of notable big cases going through the High Court in 2014...

Police Officer Pleads Guilty Over Plebgate Row

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A police officer accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the Plebgate row has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey. Pc Keith Wallis, 53, of West ...

Student Loses Case Against Drama School After Horseplay Left Him Tetraplegic

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A student who was left tetraplegic after horseplay in a paddling pool has lost his damages claim against one of the UK's leading drama schools, which ...

'Paul, I'm Divorcing You. BTW I'm Keeping The Dog'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK

Hell hath no fury… A man was served a nasty shock along with his evening tipple in a bar in Wales after his soon to be ex-wife announced she was div...

We All Need to Do More to Make Sure Abused Children Are Heard

Peter Wanless | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Peter Wanless

Imagine you were desperate to tell people about something but when you tried no sound came out. Like you'd had some awful spell cast on you that meant only you could hear the words. That's how I think it might feel to be a child who has suffered abuse but struggles to find adults who will act upon their concerns.

Eddie Kidd's Estranged Wife Jailed For Attack

PA | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of paralysed former motorbike stunt rider Eddie Kidd has been jailed for five months after she admitted assaulting him. Samantha...

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Arrives In Court

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

The young man suspected of orchestrating the Boston Marathon bombing has arrived in court on Wednesday, where he will face survivors of the tragedy. ...

'You're Getting F*** All'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK

An angry divorcee in Coalville, Leicester, has hung up a sign outside his house aimed at his ex-wife following what appears to be an acrimonious split...

Schoolgirl Who Dressed Up As Boy To Take 16-Year-Old's Virginity Jailed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A 17-year-old schoolgirl who dressed up as a boy and used a sex toy to take her younger victim's virginity has been jailed for three years. Justine...

Teen School Shooter Wears 'Killer' T-Shirt At Sentencing (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.03.2013 | UK

A teenage school shooter who killed three students in a murderous rampage arrived at court for his sentencing with the word "KILLER" emblazoned in bla...

Justice for Frances Andrade: A Success or a Failure?

Javed Khan | Posted 15.04.2013 | UK
Javed Khan

The welfare of victims should be the top priority of the justice system. When victims are left to suffer without help it can compromise justice as people will think twice about coming forward at all. Some may decide the price is too high and refuse to participate - which is a failure for justice, the 'system' and for society, and offenders will walk free.

Father Accused of Killing Children In Blaze Hears 999 Call

PA | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott, accused with his wife of killing their six children in a house fire, made a desperate attempt to avoid hearing in court a 999 call made...

Driver Fakes CCTV Footage To Dodge Speeding Conviction

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2013 | UK

A delivery driver who tried to dodge a speeding conviction by faking CCTV footage to support an alibi has walked free from court. Roger Moore, 44, ...

The Battle for Coyte Farm - Why Are Sainsbury's So Keen to Destroy British Farmland?‏

Lenny George | Posted 01.04.2013 | UK
Lenny George

Sainsbury's is the UK's third biggest supermarket chain and are primarily a food company - food accounts for over 70% of their sales. Yet they are keen to build over farmland at a time when people are increasingly concerned about how enough food will be produced for the growing populations of the future.

Broadcaster Stuart Hall Charged With Historical Sexual Offences

Posted 22.01.2013 | UK

Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall, 83, has been charged with rape and 14 counts of indecent assault in relation to alleged offences between 1967 and...

Wife Of Paralysed Stuntman Eddie Kidd In Court On Domestic Assault Charge

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2013 | UK

The estranged wife of former motorcycle stuntman Eddie Kidd is to appear in court on Wednesday charged with assaulting him. Samantha Kidd, 44, is a...

Cancer Boy, 7, Awaits High Court Radiotherapy Decision

PA | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK

A High Court judge will today decide whether a seven-year-old boy can undergo radiotherapy treatment following surgery on a brain tumour. Mr Justic...

Theresa May Granted Right To Appeal For Abu Qatada's Deportation

PA | Posted 05.12.2012 | UK

Home Secretary Theresa May has been granted permission to appeal against the decision to allow radical preacher Abu Qatada to stay in the UK, court of...

Judge Orders Removal Of Facebook 'Paedophile' Page

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK

A Facebook page which monitors paedophiles has restarted just hours after it was removed after a High Court order, bringing into sharp focus the diff...

Britain's Most Dangerous Criminals Appeal Sentences

PA | Posted 11.10.2012 | UK

Leading judges have been urged to overturn sentences imposed on two murderers and a rapist which prevent them ever being released from prison. Kill...

Man Who Ran Over 'RoboCop' Awaits Sentencing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2012 | UK

A man who admitted running over a policeman once nicknamed RoboCop for his work on a city estate will be sentenced for dangerous driving on Friday. ...

Man Arrested Over Murder Of Nichola Hughes and Fiona Bone Released Without Charge

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of policewomen Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone has been released without charge, according to Sky Ne...

Woman Charged After Toddler Given Bleach In A Bottle

PA | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

A woman was remanded in custody today when she appeared in court over an incident where an 11-month-old boy was given a bottle feared to contain bleac...