Crime

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Fury in Manchester as black teenagers jailed as result of Telegram chat
Four friends from Moston in north Manchester found ‘guilty by association’ say their supporters / Fury in Manchester as Telegram chat leads to jailing of black teenagers

Helen Pidd North of England editor

01, Jul, 2022 @5:29 PM

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Teenager moved into Logan Mwangi’s home days before murdering him
Craig Mulligan, 14, detained for at least 15 years for murder of five-year-old in south Wales

Steven Morris

30, Jun, 2022 @6:01 PM

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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial
Editorial: Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised

Editorial

30, Jun, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Logan Mwangi’s mother and stepfather jailed for murder of five-year-old
Angharad Williamson, John Cole and a teenager murdered boy after he suffered months of violent abuse

Steven Morris

30, Jun, 2022 @1:14 PM

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BBC journalist tells court how he was chased by mob of anti-vaxxers
Nick Watt said he was ‘very scared’ and ‘shaken’ after pursuit by protesters at anti-lockdown rally in London

Tom Ambrose and agency

29, Jun, 2022 @6:08 PM

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UK victims lost £1.3bn in 2021 amid surge in online fraud, new data shows
UK Finance figures show a near-40% rise in push payment scams in which criminals pretend to be a trusted contact

Jess Clark

29, Jun, 2022 @8:30 AM

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How do I know if I’ve been spiked? We ask an expert
Dawn Dines, founder of Stamp Out Spiking, on the warning signs – and why it’s on the agenda at last

Coco Khan

24, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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James Watson sentenced to life for 1994 murder of Rikki Neave
Watson, 41, evaded detection for more than 20 years, changing his account as evidence against him piled up

Jamie Grierson

24, Jun, 2022 @11:51 AM

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A criminal record should not be a life sentence | Letters
Letters: David Wacks on youth convictions and cautions, John Hughes on the need to delete records of minor offences from decades ago, and a magistrate on the need for DBS reform

Letters

23, Jun, 2022 @5:01 PM

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Mother of murdered Rikki Neave hopes to challenge her child cruelty conviction
Exclusive: Ruth Neave aims to overturn 1996 verdict as James Watson is sentenced for six-year-old’s killing

Jamie Grierson

23, Jun, 2022 @11:19 AM

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‘Honour killings? It should be called the devil’s work’: Bekhal Mahmod on the murder of her sister
After Banaz Mahmod was killed by her father, uncle and three other men in 2006, it was her sister’s testimony that helped bring them to justice. Before the release of her memoir she tells of her rage at what happened and why she is still living in hiding

Sirin Kale

22, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on criminal record checks: the case for second chances | Editorial
Editorial: Rules that force people to disclose decades-old convictions, including for non-violent offences, should be changed

Editorial

21, Jun, 2022 @5:22 PM

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