Mark Bridger

Which Criminals Will Die In Jail?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 18.02.2014 | UK

LATEST: 'Throw away the key' sentences are legal, court rules A total of 53 criminals are already serving 'whole life' sentences, which have been r...

April Jones Murderer Drops Whole-Life Prison Sentence Appeal

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The man convicted of murdering five-year-old April Jones has dropped his plans to appeal against his whole-life tariff. The Judicial Office confir...

Child-Killer 'Launches Appeal'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK

Child-killer Mark Bridger has launched an appeal, according to reports. The parents of five-year-old April Jones, who was murdered by Bridger, said...

Mourners Gather In Pink For April Jones Funeral

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.09.2013 | UK

Almost a year to the day she was murdered, the funeral for tragic five-year-old April Jones is set to take place. Her home town of Machynlleth, in ...

April Jones To Have Funeral 12 Months After Murder

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK

The devastated parents of murdered April Jones are finally able to plan a funeral for their daughter - almost 12 months after the schoolgirl was murde...

Prisoner Admits Attacking April Jones' Killer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK

A man serving a life sentence has admitted to attacking Mark Bridger, who killed five-year-old April Jones last year. Juvinai Ferreira, 22, pleade...

PM Declares War On Child Porn

PA | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

David Cameron will tell internet giants including Google they have a "moral duty" to do more to tackle child abuse images found by using their website...

Mark Bridger Attacked In Prison

PA | Posted 09.07.2013 | UK

Child killer Mark Bridger, who abducted and murdered five-year-old April Jones, has been attacked in prison. Bridger, who is serving a life sentenc...

Porn Laws 'Give Animals And Dead People More Rights Than Women'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK

Women's groups are calling on the Prime Minister to close a legal loophole that gives animals and dead people better legal protection than women and g...

Internet Pornography, Child Murder and National Security Agencies

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK
Dr Raj Persaud

Egan points out that one difficulty with stopping access to web pages with indecent content involving children, is that paedophilic offenders may find euphemisms and code words to tag photographic content, so only they know them. Then the authorities would be always playing 'catch up' to them.

Cameron Warns Google On Child Porn

PA | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK

David Cameron has demanded Google do more to rid the internet of child pornography, warning that lives are being put at risk. The Prime Minister sa...

We Must Pull the Plug on Internet Access to Images of Child Abuse

Jon Brown | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK
Jon Brown

It's estimated that around three in four convicted offenders use indecent images of children to stimulate themselves sexually, to lower the inhibitions of their victims or to teach the child to copy the activity in real-life situations. So what can be done?

Crackdown On Online Child Porn Urged After April Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK

The conviction of Mark Bridger for the murder of April Jones has sparked calls for search engines such as Google to do more over "easily accessible" c...

Paedophiles: The Ordinary Monsters Hiding in Plain Sight

Hayley Meachin | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK
Hayley Meachin

How do you spot a paedophile? With great difficulty. While media coverage of cases of horrific child abuse and murder use terms such as 'evil', 'monster' and 'fiend' to describe perpetrators, the reality is that paedophiles generally look the same as everybody else.

PICTURES: The 'Whole Life' Killers Who Will Never Be Free

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

Mark Bridger joins a small group of prisoners whose crimes are deemed so appalling they will spend the rest of their lives behind bars. Even notori...

'She Has Always Been A Little Fighter'

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

April Jones' mother Coral described in heart-breaking terms the impact of her daughter's death, saying: "April fought to come into the world, she foug...

Mark Bridger Will Die In Prison, Judge Rules

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

Mark Bridger, who abducted and murdered five-year-old April Jones before disposing of her remains, was given a whole life sentence at Mold Crown Court...

Mark Bridger Found Guilty Of April Jones Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK

Mark Bridger has been found guilty of abducting, murdering five-year-old April Jones and perverting the course of justice. April vanished while pl...

Evidence Against Mark Bridger Is 'Overwhelming'

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

There is "overwhelming" evidence against the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury heard on Tuesday. Mark Bridger, 47, is accused at Mold Cr...

April's Body Is 'Somewhere Where It Has Not Been Found'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

The man accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones in a sexually motivated attack told a jury he put her body "somewhere where it has n...

'I Still Do Not Recall Having Little April In My Car'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

The former slaughterhouse worker accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones in a "sexually motivated" attack was questioned by his defe...

April Jones Accused Admits Lies Over Military Past

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

The former slaughterhouse worker accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones in a "sexually motivated" attack has admitted to a jury tha...

'Very Strong Evidence' Of Burnt Skull Remains

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

Experts found "very strong evidence" of burnt human skull remains at the home of the man accused of murdering April Jones, a jury heard on Tuesday. ...

Mark Bridger Has 'Mental Block' Over What He Did With April Jnes

PA | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

The man accused of murdering April Jones told police he had a "mental block" about what happened to her body, a jury has heard. Mark Bridger, 47, a...

Mark Bridger Car Shown To Jury In April Jones Case

PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK

A jury has viewed a car belonging to murder suspect Mark Bridger and the bike that was being ridden by schoolgirl April Jones on the night she went mi...