Crime

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Grimsby doctor who nearly killed partner in ‘exorcism’ rituals jailed
Dr Hossam Metwally injected girlfriend with anaesthetic drugs in belief she was possessed by spirits

Sarah Marsh

20, Sep, 2021 @2:53 PM

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British gangs and international rivals join forces to increase cocaine sales
Analysis by National Crime Agency finds more than 1,700 UK criminal groups involved in drug supply

Mark Townsend

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Cocaine, the yuppie drug? Not now, say experts – its lure is crossing all classes
Once a potent symbol of 1980s excess, the class A narcotic has become commonplace. So how do we curb its soaring use?

Mark Townsend

19, Sep, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Four gang members jailed for murder of NHS worker David Gomoh
Gomoh, 24, was ‘innocent and unsuspecting victim’ of brutal stabbing says judge

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

17, Sep, 2021 @5:38 PM

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Lynne Owens to step down as head of UK National Crime Agency
After five years at the agency tackling organised crime, she is leaving to focus on treatment for breast cancer

Jamie Grierson

17, Sep, 2021 @2:53 PM

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Cressida Dick is staying as Met chief, but who else would take the poisoned chalice? | Duncan Campbell
Dick, who survived calls for her resignation, is merely the latest in a line of commissioners to be blamed for the service’s failures, says former crime correspondent Duncan Campbell

Duncan Campbell

15, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Police appeal for Birmingham heart surgeon’s stolen glasses to be returned
Doctor’s magnifying loupes – needed to perform life-saving surgery – will take six weeks to replace

Jessica Murray Midlands correspondent

14, Sep, 2021 @10:18 AM

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Men are inventing new excuses for killing women and judges are falling for them | Catherine Bennett
Sam Pybus claimed his fatal act was consensual, and was given just four years in prison

Catherine Bennett

12, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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A Killing in Tiger Bay review – a rigorous examination of justice unserved
This three-part series takes an unsensationalist approach in recounting how police pursued five innocent men for the murder of Lynette White in Cardiff in 1988

Lucy Mangan

09, Sep, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Man sentenced over racist post after Euro 2020 final
Scott McCluskey, 43, given 14-week suspended sentence and must wear electronic tag for 40 weeks

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

08, Sep, 2021 @5:13 PM

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Jailhouse rock: how history’s crimes live on in music
From Maggie May to Ronnie Kray, crooks have long inspired songs, as a new book proves

Duncan Campbell

05, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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I love Jane Austen but I’m not sure her novels can save neo-Nazis | Catherine Bennett
What to make of the judge who spared a white supremacist jail if he read the classics?

Catherine Bennett

05, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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