Crime

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Man, 19, who groomed and murdered schoolboy jailed for life
Matthew Mason beat Alex Rodda, 15, to death with a wrench after paying him to keep relationship secret

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

25, Jan, 2021 @4:44 PM

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Lissie Harper: ‘We had a lot to look forward to’
The dreadful killing of her police officer husband, Andrew, led Lissie Harper to propose a new law to protect emergency workers. She explains why she had to take action

Lucy Rock

24, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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People-smuggling gang members jailed over Essex lorry deaths
Two ringleaders receive sentences of 27 and 20 years after 39 Vietnamese people suffocated in container

Amelia Gentleman

22, Jan, 2021 @2:46 PM

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Jeff Katz obituary
Corporate investigator who rejected dubious tactics and agents to shine a light on foul play

Michael Gillard

21, Jan, 2021 @9:50 PM

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The Unusual Suspect by Ben Machell review – a modern-day Robin Hood?
A splendid account of Stephen Jackley, whose bank robberies were an attempt to fight poverty and injustice

Blake Morrison

21, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Families of citizens dying after contact with police still await justice
Relatives of Darren Cumberbatch and Rashan Charles distrustful of IOPC’s ability to hold police to account

Mattha Busby

18, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Police break up fight in London between 40 men involving knives and a sword
Two men in their 20s were arrested and remain in police custody after the incident in Southall

Helen Sullivan

18, Jan, 2021 @2:00 AM

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Over 400,000 crime records could be affected by police computer error
Fingerprint, DNA and arrest history records deleted and visa system thrown into disarray

Vikram Dodd, Sarah Marsh and Jamie Grierson

15, Jan, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Grime artist who raped four women has jail sentence increased
Appeal court adds six years to prison term of Andy Anokye, 33, who performed under the name Solo 45

Steven Morris

15, Jan, 2021 @3:29 PM

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Lords inflict two defeats on government over 'spy cops' bill
Amendments pass to curtail use of children and stop informants participating in murder and rape

Dan Sabbagh

13, Jan, 2021 @9:59 PM

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Reading attacker Khairi Saadallah given whole-life prison sentence
Saadallah pleaded guilty to three murders and three attempted murders in jihadist attack in June

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

11, Jan, 2021 @3:33 PM

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Police in England and Wales face crime targets in return for 20,000 new officers
Home Office seeking cuts of up to 20% to a range of crimes but police fear a return to a target-driven approach

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

11, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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