Rachel Nickell

Article image
Deceit review – Rachel Nickell drama probes the ethics of entrapment
Niamh Algar puts in a phenomenal performance in this four-parter about the controversial undercover police operation which followed Nickell’s death, and events that beggar belief

Lucy Mangan

13, Aug, 2021 @9:00 PM

Article image
‘A great responsibility’: Sion Daniel Young on playing the man wrongly accused of killing Rachel Nickell
In Deceit, a drama about the undercover police operation that followed Nickell’s murder, Young plays Colin Stagg, the victim of one of the biggest miscarriages of justice in British history

Stuart Jeffries

13, Aug, 2021 @2:30 PM

Article image
Rachel Nickell’s son: ‘That’s what I remember most – the moment I knew she was gone’
Aged nearly three, Alex Hanscombe saw his mother, Rachel Nickell, murdered in front of him. It was a case that shocked the nation. Anna Moore meets him and his father, André, and finds, after 25 years, that they have a remarkable bond

Anna Moore

27, May, 2017 @5:00 AM

Article image
Madeleine McCann: a breakthrough that could be devastating
Identifying a series of attacks has proved the key to similar cases. But it could mean an end to hopes that Madeleine is alive

Sandra Laville

19, Mar, 2014 @6:13 PM

Article image
CSI Oxford: behind the scenes at Britain's top forensic lab

They are responsible for the conviction of the killers in some of Britain's highest-profile murders, including those of Stephen Lawrence, Damilola Taylor and Rachel Nickell. What's the secret of their success?

Jon Henley

17, Jan, 2012 @7:45 PM

Article image
Phone-hacking: Colin Stagg targeted by News of the World

Man wrongly accused of murdering Rachel Nickell in 1993 says he will fight back aggressively through courts

James Robinson

04, Jul, 2011 @11:55 PM

Article image
Madeleine McCann police review to take years and cost millions
MPs criticise PM's ordering of lengthy and costly Scotland Yard review of police investigation into child's disappearance

Sandra Laville, Crime correspondent

13, May, 2011 @2:46 PM

Article image
Rewind radio: Private Passions; Start the Week; Exchanges at the Frontier; Taking a Stand | Radio review
The nature of evil – and how we remember those we love – were themes that intertwined in the week of Remembrance Sunday, writes Kate Kellaway

Kate Kellaway

21, Nov, 2010 @12:04 AM

Article image
IPCC orders police to apologise over Rachel Nickell murderer
Scotland Yard told to apologise for decisions relating to Robert Napper, who killed mother and daughter after Nickell

Vikram Dodd

03, Jun, 2010 @9:32 AM

Article image
The rise of DNA analysis in crime solving

Its success in the Damilola Taylor and Rachel Nickell murder cases has thrust it into the spotlight, but how does it work and is it ethical, asks Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones

09, Apr, 2010 @11:12 PM

Article image
'My son was in danger. So was I'
He left Britain after his girlfriend Rachel Nickell was murdered 17 years ago, to escape the trauma and the press. This week André Hanscombe returned – to force the police to face their mistakes

Aida Edemariam

21, Nov, 2009 @12:05 AM

Letters: The consequence of trial by tabloid

Letters: It is obvious that Colin Stagg was a victim of the police's stunning incompetence

22, Dec, 2008 @12:01 AM

1 / 4 pages