Crime

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David Fuller: victims’ families to be compensated by UK government
Former hospital electrician assaulted the bodies of more than 100 dead women between 2008 and 2020

Christy Cooney

01, Dec, 2022 @11:16 PM

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Man found guilty of murdering two women at East Sussex farm
Mark Brown convicted of killing Alexandra Morgan and Leah Ware, whose body has not been found

Matthew Weaver and agencies

01, Dec, 2022 @2:28 PM

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Duchess of Sussex faced ‘disgusting’ threats to life, senior Met officer says
‘Very real’ threats against Meghan led to prosecutions, says outgoing assistant commissioner Neil Basu

Pippa Crerar and Kiran Stacey

29, Nov, 2022 @6:29 PM

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Camilla condemns ‘global pandemic’ of violence against women
The Queen Consort said two of the most powerful ways in which to make a difference were ‘to remember and to listen’

Caroline Davies

29, Nov, 2022 @5:02 PM

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‘Is the conviction sound? No’: lawyer vows to prove Michael Stone’s innocence
Exclusive: Mark McDonald believes Russell murders case will turn out to be a serious miscarriage of justice

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

27, Nov, 2022 @3:30 PM

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Child in mental health crisis lived at police station for two days, chief reveals
Head of West Midlands police warns of rising crime in poorest areas as forces are stretched beyond capacity

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

27, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘In Gloucester, young boys are carrying weapons’: how violence, drugs and abuse thrive when police fail
Reducing knife crime and domestic abuse is one of the steep challenges facing the Gloucestershire police, along with improving its own performance rating

Mark Townsend

26, Nov, 2022 @6:57 PM

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Revealed: half of English police forces fail to meet standards in crime investigations
Analysis by the Observer raises questions over whether policing is fit for purpose and will put more pressure on the home secretary

Chaminda Jayanetti and Mark Townsend

26, Nov, 2022 @6:57 PM

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A fitting memorial at last for the Denmark Place fire | Letter
Letter: Iain Cameron Williams remembers the fire in Soho, London, that killed 37 people in 1980

25, Nov, 2022 @5:43 PM

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The Confession review – you’ll study every gesture in this true-crime documentary
Keith Hall confessed his wife’s murder to an officer wearing a wire – and was found innocent. This programme will leave you scrutinising his every second on screen to make your mind up about him

Jack Seale

25, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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You don’t know about the Denmark Place fire because its 37 victims didn’t count | Simon Usborne
The deadly central London arson attack took place in 1980. A plaque is now being unveiled – but why did it take so long, asks writer Simon Usborne

Simon Usborne

24, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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100 people arrested in UK’s biggest fraud investigation
Scotland Yard shuts down iSpoof website, which helped scammers steal using fake bank phone calls

Jess Clark

24, Nov, 2022 @12:01 AM

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