Louise Ridley

Not A Single Person Has Ever Been Convicted For FGM In Britain -- Here's Why | Louise Ridley | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Police have blamed a lack of evidence for the failure to convict a single person in Britain for female genital mutilation (FGM), despite recent estima...

'Credible' Rape Cases Not Making It To Court, Top Prosecutor Warns

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK

Credible rape cases are failing to make it to court because of inconsistency and misinterpretation by police, the head of prosecutions for England and...

Businesses Could Face Prosecution If They Fail To Cater To Gay Weddings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK

Businesses risk breaking the law if they refuse to offer their services to gay couples getting married, the government's equality watchdog has said. ...

Social Media Prosecutions: Why I Have Published Guidelines Today

Keir Starmer QC | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Keir Starmer QC

It is perhaps worth remembering that the Communications Act was originally drafted in 1935, to protect telephone operator staff from abuse. Through various re-enactments its reach has extended from telephones to all those using the internet.

Lloyds Ex-Fraud Chief Charged Over False Invoices Worth £2m

PA | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK

Jessica Harper, former head of fraud and security for digital banking at Lloyds Banking Group, is to be charged with submitting false invoices totalli...