Suicide: Bereaved Families Need Legal Support At Inquests

Joy Hibbins | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK
Joy Hibbins

One by one, the solicitors arrived at the coroner's court. They looked confident and prepared. They clearly knew their way around the court. Four diff...

Deepcut Inquest: Coroner Rules Cheryl James Shot Herself

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK

Army recruit Private Cheryl James shot herself at Deepcut Army barracks, a coroner has ruled, in a bitter ending to her family's two-decade fight for ...

It's Taken A 4 Year High In Deaths In Custody For This To Happen

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

An independent investigation into people who die in police custody could turn out to just be "a PR exercise," a campaigning charity has said, after it...

'What Have We Done to Deserve This?' - Victims of Police Custody Deaths Long for Recognition

Daniel Machover | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Politics
Daniel Machover

Our criminal justice system has long discriminated against those who have lost family members at the hands of the police. Instead of being recognised as victims, such families are victimised from the very first meeting with the police onwards.

'Cannibal' Victim Suffered Serious Neck & Facial Injuries, Inquest Hears

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK

A 22-year-old woman reportedly killed in an act of cannibalism sustained serious neck and facial injuries, an inquest has heard. Cerys Yemm was fo...

Man, 50, Dies After Getting Vibrator Stuck Up His Bottom For Five Days

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK

A 50-year-old man died after getting a sex toy lodged up his bottom and being too embarrassed to seek urgent medical help, an inquest has heard. N...

'No Evidence' Suicide Teen Was Cyberbullied, Inquest Hears

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK

A police investigation into the death of a 14-year-old found hanged in her bedroom uncovered no evidence that she was the victim of internet bullying,...

Schoolboy Hanged Himself After Running Up Credit Card Bill

Cavendish | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

A schoolboy of 13 hanged himself after he ran up a £420 bill on his mother' credit card to buy X-box computer games. Henry Tattersall was said to ...

Sara C Nelson

'Science Simply Doesn't Support This Verdict': Cannabis Death Inquest Challenged By Advocacy Group | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

An advocacy group has challenged the verdict of an inquest which states a mother-of-three’s death was a direct result of cannabis poisoning. Gem...

No Riots Here: Why Tottenham Has Some Hope

Bansi Kara | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK
Bansi Kara

It's not often that you find yourself in the middle of what might turn into a hostile crowd at eight in the evening. It's not often that you watch press photographers jostling for position, surrounded by angry onlookers and see faces of people who have just been on the news. It's not often that happens to me and it's not often that it happens round the corner from my house. That's where I found myself this week after the verdict from the inquest on the death of Mark Duggan. When you live in Tottenham, that verdict - for the rest of the nation something to tweet about or to discuss in the office the next morning - becomes suddenly the source of consternation.

Red Arrows Pilot Ejected From Cockpit 'Had Used Night Nurse'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Red Arrows aerial display team pilot who died after he was ejected from his cockpit had used Night Nurse the evening before his death, an inquest ha...

Mark Duggan 'Clutched Mobile Phone, Not Gun'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Mark Duggan was clutching a mobile phone in his hand when he was shot dead by armed police, a witness has told an inquest into the 29-year-old's death...

Inquest To Examine Actor's Death

Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

An inquest will be held today into the death of actor Paul Bhattacharjee, whose body was found near cliffs two days after he disappeared. The 53-ye...

NHS Admits 'Failing' Depressed Teenager

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

The NHS has admitted failing an 18-year-old student who took her life mere weeks into her first year of university, after a battle with depression. ...

'I Heard A Rattle, And Saw Her Tumble'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

The family of the first person to be killed on a "Boris bike" watched as the moment she was knocked off her wheels by a lorry was shown to her inquest...

Cause Of Death Of Hockney's Assistant Revealed

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

David Hockney's assistant died after drinking acid at the painter's home, an inquest has been told. Dominic Elliott, 23, had taken cocaine, ecstasy...

'A Horror Story'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

The organs of a British man who died in Bermuda were removed without the consent or knowledge of his family - and have never been found, an inquest ha...

Quarry Death Children Had Hunting Knife Wounds, Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK

Three children found dead near their father's body in a disused quarry had suffered neck wounds thought to have been inflicted with a hunting knife, a...

Widower 'Forgives' Midwife Over Pregnant Wife's Death

PA | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK

The widower of an Indian woman who died following a miscarriage in hospital in Ireland said he forgives a midwife who said a termination was not possi...

Berezovsky 'Found Lying In Bathroom With Ligature Round His Neck'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2013 | UK

Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky was found lying on his bathroom floor with a "ligature around his neck and a piece of similar material on the shower...

Star Student Had Visited 'Suicide' Forums And Ordered Drugs Online

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK

A shocked coroner has called for a crackdown on online drugs suppliers after hearing how a gifted teenager took her own life. Nigel Meadows called ...

Soldier Died In 'Drunken Shooting' In Iraq, Inquest Hears

PA | Posted 25.02.2013 | UK

A soldier died in a drunken shooting incident while he was with three comrades in Iraq, one of them told mourners at his wake, an inquest has heard. ...

London Helicopter Crash: Pilot 'Told Not To Take Off'

Posted 23.01.2013 | UK

A pilot who was killed after his helicopter crashed into a crane in central London had been advised not to embark on the journey because of poor visib...

Amy Winehouse's Death 'Caused By Alcohol'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

A second inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse has confirmed that her death was caused by alcohol. The same verdict of misadventure was re...

Amy Winehouse Inquest Reopens After Coroner Controversy

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

The inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse is due to be reheard on Tuesday. The Back To Black star was found dead at her north London home ...