Louise Ridley

Illegal For 30 Years, So Why Has No-One Ever Been Convicted Of FGM In Britain? | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

An NHS doctor has been cleared of performing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the first British case of its kind amid claims that he was used as a "...

'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 | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech
Keir Starmer

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...