Peter Sutcliffe

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What are whole-life orders and which killers have received them?
Prisoners in England and Wales are handed such sentences for the most serious cases of murder

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

30, Sep, 2021 @11:38 AM

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Peter Sutcliffe refused to be shielded from Covid, inquest hears
Serial killer known as the Yorkshire Ripper had been warned by prison authorities that he was vulnerable

Nadeem Badshah

22, Sep, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Forty years after Peter Sutcliffe’s crimes, the police are making the same mistakes | Joan Smith
Two new documentaries highlight a failure to listen to women that continues today, says Joan Smith who covered the Yorkshire Ripper murders

Joan Smith

16, Dec, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Was it right to give Peter Sutcliffe a Guardian obituary? | Elisabeth Ribbans
Many readers thought an obituary about the man who murdered 13 women was an ‘honour’ he did not merit, says the Guardian and Observer’s global readers’ editor, Elisabeth Ribbans

Elisabeth Ribbans

23, Nov, 2020 @5:07 PM

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Women who survived Sutcliffe’s attacks also had to survive institutional sexism | Carol Ann Lee
Appalling psychological damage was inflicted on the victims, dismissed as ‘unreliable witnesses’, says crime writer Carol Ann Lee

Carol Ann Lee

15, Nov, 2020 @4:08 PM

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How we think about killers like Peter Sutcliffe tells us who we value in our society | Nicci Gerrard
His victims were classed as sex workers or ‘normal’ women. We have moved on from those days

Nicci Gerrard

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Covering Peter Sutcliffe’s crimes, I saw that women weren't listened to – and they still aren't | Joan Smith
The police investigation into the murders of 13 women opened my eyes to a vein of misogyny that remains just as lethal today, says journalist Joan Smith

Joan Smith

13, Nov, 2020 @5:27 PM

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'It was toxic': how sexism threw police off the trail of the Yorkshire Ripper
Sex-worker victims were seen as dispensible, survivors’ accounts ignored, and women blamed for drinking or going out alone

Helen Pidd and Alexandra Topping

13, Nov, 2020 @5:09 PM

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Peter Sutcliffe, Yorkshire Ripper, dies aged 74
Serial killer was serving 20 life terms for murder of 13 women across north of England in late 1970s

Alexandra Topping

13, Nov, 2020 @4:42 PM

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Police offer 'heartfelt apology' to families of Peter Sutcliffe victims
West Yorkshire chief constable apologises for failings in serial killer investigation

Alexandra Topping and Helen Pidd

13, Nov, 2020 @4:36 PM

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Peter Sutcliffe obituary
‘Yorkshire Ripper’ who killed at least 13 women and attacked many more

Duncan Campbell

13, Nov, 2020 @1:27 PM

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Death of Peter Sutcliffe brings 'some kind of closure' for victims' families
Son of murdered Wilma McCann says he is sorry to hear of news but some relatives may be glad

Nazia Parveen North of England correspondent

13, Nov, 2020 @9:23 AM

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