Crime

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Feeble oversight of UK’s Covid loan schemes was a gift to fraudsters
Analysis: Even the Treasury showed ‘little interest’ in who got handouts; now more than £4bn is missing

Rupert Neate

25, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Police failed Dennis Nilsen’s victims. Decades later, little has changed | Peter Tatchell
A damning new documentary shows families are still seeking answers about the serial killer’s victims, many of whom were gay, says the human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell

Peter Tatchell

24, Jan, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘We can’t wait any longer’: anger over Priti Patel’s ‘inaction’ on violence against women
The killing of Ashling Murphy this month has highlighted the lack of progress on promises made after Sarah Everard’s murder

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

22, Jan, 2022 @2:15 PM

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NCA says end-to-end encryption poses challenge for law enforcers on child abuse
Agency responds after ICO says encryption plays an important role in children’s online safety

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

22, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Met detective jailed for three years after spying on naked women
Judge Martin Edmunds QC says Neil Corbel’s actions will have an impact on public trust in the police

Jem Bartholomew

21, Jan, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Stalkers review – Stacey Dooley is perfect in this utterly terrifying documentary
Women who live in fear of obsessed former partners open their hearts to a gifted presenter with the common touch

Lucy Mangan

19, Jan, 2022 @11:20 PM

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Covid denier fined after filming in Gloucester hospital
Debbie Hicks said she was acting as ‘guerrilla journalist’ to prove lockdown measures disproportionate

Steven Morris

19, Jan, 2022 @1:27 PM

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Ghislaine, Prince Andrew and the Paedophile review – a grisly story of sexual abuse and royal palaces
How did a newspaper tycoon’s daughter become a paedophile’s accomplice? And how does the royal family fit in? Abuse survivors and others speak out in this disappointingly brief show

Lucy Mangan

18, Jan, 2022 @10:00 PM

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Johnson denies he was warned No 10 event in May 2020 was against rules and says he did not lie to parliament – as it happened
PM says ‘nobody told me that what we were doing was against the rules’ and says he did not tell lie in Commons

Andrew Sparrow

18, Jan, 2022 @6:09 PM

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Magistrates will get power to give one-year jail sentences to cut backlog
Pandemic has caused huge delays in justice system but barristers claim change in England and Wales is ‘distraction politics’

Jamie Grierson

18, Jan, 2022 @12:01 AM

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UK man jailed for rape in 1990 after DNA match on another crime
Paul Shakespeare’s attack on an 18-year-old woman in Cheltenham left her so traumatised she did not tell her family

Steven Morris

17, Jan, 2022 @7:19 PM

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Texas hostage taker had criminal and mental health history in UK
Malik Faisal Akram from Blackburn was killed by police after taking four hostages in a synagogue

Vikram Dodd and Maya Wolfe-Robinson

17, Jan, 2022 @6:40 PM

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