Crime

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David Carrick sent victim photo of gun and told her: ‘I am the boss,’ court told
Court hears details of ordeal endured by victims of former Met police officer who carried out catalogue of ‘brutal sexual offending’

Vikram Dodd and Emine Sinmaz

06, Feb, 2023 @3:32 PM

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Drill lyrics alone won’t send a man to prison | Letter
Letter: Thankfully, UK courts demand much more evidence in criminal trials than the contents of a rap song, says criminal barrister Sam Trefgarne

05, Feb, 2023 @5:28 PM

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Hundreds of UK officers should never have been appointed, says police watchdog
HM inspector of constabulary Matt Parr says entrants include those with links to criminality, and misogynists

Alexandra Topping

05, Feb, 2023 @1:41 PM

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What will it take to stop the rape and murder of women by men on probation? | Sonia Sodha
In an underfunded system, a killing a week is committed by former prisoners

Sonia Sodha

05, Feb, 2023 @8:30 AM

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‘I’m not Snow White. I have to think like a criminal’: how I became a burglar for hire
Jenny Radcliffe is a professional ‘people hacker’ – someone who claims she can get past anyone and get in anywhere. No building is secure. How does she do it? Plus, an extract from her memoir

Sam Wollaston

04, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Fraudulent travel agent who pretended to have terminal cancer jailed
Durham court heard Lyne Barlow’s £1.2m fraud also involved stealing financial identity of her mother

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

03, Feb, 2023 @5:49 PM

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1,500 more patients of jailed breast surgeon Ian Paterson recalled
Spire Healthcare contacts patients after opening historical databases, more than two decades after rogue doctor treated them

Andrew Gregory Health editor

01, Feb, 2023 @11:06 AM

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Climate protesters who squashed cake into King Charles waxwork told to pay damages
Eilidh McFadden and Tom Johnson convicted of criminal damage after action at Madame Tussauds and must pay £3,500 compensation

Damien Gayle and PA Media

31, Jan, 2023 @6:46 PM

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What kind of society sends young men to jail and ruins lives because of the lyrics in a song? | Ciaran Thapar
As an expert witness, I have seen case after case in which rap music words become key to a conviction – and it’s wrong, says writer and youth worker Ciaran Thapar

Ciaran Thapar

31, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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TV tonight: Emily Atack confronts the men who harass her online
In Asking for It?, the presenter highlights the tendency of many women to self-blame for the harassment they receive. Plus: Breaking Dad. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Alexi Duggins, Phil Harrison, Ellen E Jones and Simon Wardell

31, Jan, 2023 @6:20 AM

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‘When I saw the gun I froze’: David Carrick victim recalls rape ordeal
Twenty years ago, Alice was raped by the Met police officer. In an exclusive interview she relives the attack, the aftermath, and why giving evidence has helped her ‘move forward’

Emine Sinmaz

30, Jan, 2023 @5:15 PM

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‘Everything is fake’: how global crime gangs are using UK shell companies in multi-million pound crypto scams
Investigation reveals more than 150 fake firms, many with ties to China, are targeting people online, breaking their hearts – and emptying their bank accounts

Shanti Das and Niamh McIntyre

29, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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