UK Courts

'I'm A Normal, Decent Human Being... I Cuddle People'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Former Radio One disc jockey Dave Lee Travis has told his trial he is "astonished" at sex offence allegations against him and told jurors he is a "nor...

'I Was Just Relaxing,' Says Man Accused Of Cow And Sheep Sex Acts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A man accused of attempting to bugger a sheep after he could not get a cow to fellate him told police he was "just relaxing", a court has heard. Ac...

Roache Was 'Lovely' And 'Perfect Gentleman' Says Corrie Actor

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride has told a jury that her on-screen husband William Roache was "always a perfect gentleman" around her. Kirkbr...

Taken To Court For Taking Some Tomatoes And Cheese Out Of The Bin

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

A man is due to stand trial for taking some thrown-away tomatoes, mushrooms and cheese from a supermarket bin. Paul May, a freelance web designer, ...

Jury Told Off For Laughing At Man Accused Of Cow And Sheep Sex Acts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

An exasperated judge had to tell off jury members after they would not stop laughing at a man accused of bestiality. Jury members were reportedly i...

Mothers' Challenge To Benefit Cap

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK

Three single mothers and their children are challenging the legality of the Government's flagship "benefit cap" policy in the Court of Appeal. Two ...

Britain Neglecting Citizen in Unfair Congo Murder Trial, Lawyer Says

Simon J Clark | Posted 29.03.2014 | UK
Simon J Clark

The UK government is neglecting a British former soldier who is losing an unfair murder trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the suicide of his cellmate and friend, his lawyer said.

Feminist Twitter Trolls Sentenced

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Two people who subjected feminist Caroline Criado-Perez to abuse on Twitter have been handed jail sentences. Isabella Sorley, 23, was jailed for 1...

DLT 'Would Have Reported Pal Savile If He Knew He Was A Paedo'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

Veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis told police after his arrest on suspicion of sexual offences that he would have reported fellow BBC broadcaster Jimmy Savil...

Anything To Declare?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK

A British student arrested at Heathrow is to be charged with terror offences after being accused of hiding £16,000 in her knickers for Syrian fighter...

'Burka' Acid Attack Woman Found Guilty Of Jealous Attack

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A young woman has been found guilty of throwing acid in the face of a friend while disguised in a Muslim veil. Mary Konye, 21, attacked Naomi Oni, ...

Woman In Court After Dog Bites Horse

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A woman is to appear in court after her dog attacked a police horse, Scotland Yard said. Police horse Quixote sustained "puncture wounds" after bei...

DLT 'Put Hand In Teen's Knickers' At BBC, Court Hears

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An alleged victim of veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis has told a court he pinned her up against a wall while presenting his Radio 1 show and put his hand in...

'Pervy Old Man' DLT Wanted Me To Pose For Sexy Pics, Says Witness

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A journalist has told a court that veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis allegedly groped her breasts after asking her to pose for suggestive photographs for him...

'I Was Hiding Lesbian Porn, Not Evidence Of Hacking'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Rebekah Brooks’ husband tried to hide a stash of pornography from police investigating the phone-hacking scandal, a court heard yesterday. A porn...

DLT Trial: Junior Radio Worker 'Wept After Assault' From 'Grandad-Like' DJ

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A junior radio worker wept in the toilets moments after her "grandad"-like colleague, veteran DJ Dave Lee Travis, launched a "horrible" assault on her...

Woman Battles Over Right To 'Harvest' Fiancé's Sperm

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A woman has launched a legal battle for the right to "harvest" her seriously-ill partner's sperm so that she can have his children. The High Court ...

Dave Lee Travis 'Grabbed BBC Radio 4 Presenter's Breasts During Live Broadcast'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A radio announcer has told a court she was in a "panic" as DJ Dave Lee Travis grabbed her breasts when she was broadcasting live on BBC Radio 4. Th...

Dave Lee Travis Case Hears Shocking Evidence

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

DJ Dave Lee Travis indecently assaulted a 19-year-old woman during a recording of Top Of The Pops, a court has heard. The 68-year-old carried out a se...

Nightclub Boss 'Kidnapped' By Angry, Stiletto-Wearing Lapdancers

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A club boss has told a court of the moment he was kidnapped by three lapdancers and their manager - with the women wearing "miniskirts, stilettos and ...

'100-Year Sentence' Dodges Euro-Law

PA/Huffingtonpost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Murderers and those convicted of other serious offences could be given sentences lasting hundreds of years to sidestep European regulations that ban w...

Nigella Lawson Pair Found Not Guilty Of Fraud

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Sisters Elisabetta and Francesca Grillo, the former personal assistants to Charles Saatchi and his ex-wife Nigella Lawson, have been cleared of fraud....

Verdict Delivered In Neville Sexual Assault Trial

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2013 | UK Sport

The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman. Neville Neville, 64, admitted he en...

'Sherlock Holmes' Defence For Lee Rigby Murder Accused

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Michael Adebolajo, the man accused of killing Drummer Lee Rigby, is "the most law- abiding terrorist in the history of this country", who paid for his...

'Don't Have Children If You're Not Going To Consider Marriage'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

A prominent judge has urged couples to only have children if their relationship is stable enough for them to get married. Sir Paul Coleridge told ...