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Politicians Must Start Focusing On A Different Divorce Bill

Jane Robey | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Politics
Jane Robey

With Brexit dominating the general election campaign, politicians of all colours need. to explain how they will tackle a divorce bill that's much closer to home: the £48 billion annual cost to the UK economy of family breakdown.

Teenager Faces £100 Fine For Sharing Her Lunch With A Pigeon

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 07.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager has been summoned to court and faces a £100 fine for feeding a chip to a pigeon after a council official claimed she was “littering”. ...

Heartbreaking Ayesha Ali Letter Shows How Murdered Child Blamed Herself

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Ryan Barrell | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK

Police have released the heartwrenching, hand-written notes of tragic 8-year-old Ayesha Ali, who was tortured, abused and killed by her mother and her...

Anti-Screen Scraping Ts and Cs Can Be Effective, Rules European Court

Andrew Tibber | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech
Andrew Tibber

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that website terms and conditions prohibiting the wholesale extraction of data - aka screen-scraping - can be enforceable.

No Face Veils in Court

Felicity Gerry | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK
Felicity Gerry

For many the face veil is a symbol of the oppression of women, for others it is a question of religious observance. In court however the question is fairly straight forward: How to achieve a fair trial for both the prosecution and the defence? Judges have to enable witnesses to give their best evidence and juries need to be able to assess those witnesses properly, not from behind fabric.

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...