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# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Caroline Flack let down, hounded and feared end of career, inquest hears

Flack’s mother Chris and twin sister Jody told the inquest they had been concerned for Flack in the weeks leading up to her trial.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 4 March, 2020

No causal link between officers' actions and Caroline Flack’s death, police watchdog finds

Officers last had contact with the 40-year-old when she was arrested for an alleged assault on her boyfriend in December 2019.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Police officer charged with murder of ex-Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson

The former Premier League footballer died in 2016 after being Tasered near his father’s home.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Three teenagers charged with murder of UK police officer Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper died while investigating reports of a burglary.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

'This was not an accident': Westminster attacker found guilty of attempted murder

Salih Khater circled Parliament Square four times before accelerating into cyclists stopped at traffic lights and then crashing into a police barrier.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 21 February, 2019

British MP Christopher Davies charged over alleged false expenses claims

Davies is now due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 22 March.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Crown prosecutors say it's 'not in the public interest' to prosecute Prince Philip

The Duke of Edinburgh voluntarily gave up his driving licence at the weekend.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Man and woman jailed in UK after toddler severely mauled by dog

The 18-month-old girl was left with serious injuries to her scalp.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Man who acted as lookout while gang sprayed acid on shopkeeper's face in UK jailed for ten years

Peter Brown waited outside the shop as four other men carried out the attack.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 7 September, 2018

Grenfell Tower fraud who claimed £86,000 worth of funds set aside for fire victims jailed for six years

Yonatan Eyob claimed £500 after complaining his hotel food caused him to put on weight and outgrow his clothes.

# crown-prosecution-service - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

London man who made bombs for the Taliban convicted of terror offences

Ali was arrested by armed police near the Houses of Parliament in London on 27 April 2017.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 6 April, 2018

Woman who pretended to be widow of Grenfell Tower victim jailed for four years

The total value of her fraud was more than €21,000.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 23 March, 2018

Police officer who strangled wife texted her to make it look like he didn't know she was dead

Darren McKie killed his wife after she found out he had applied for loans in her name.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Pilot of jet that crashed onto dual carriageway, killing 11 men, to be charged with manslaughter

The tragedy happened at the Shoreham Air Show in 2015.

# crown-prosecution-service - Monday 8 January, 2018

Couple were 'preparing to carry out chemical and bomb attacks in UK'

The couple, who met on a dating site, support the so-called Islamic State, a London court was told.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Surgeon pleads guilty to assault after burning his initials into the livers of two patients undergoing transplants

The surgeon used a medical instrument called an argon beam coagulator to burn his initials into their livers.

15-year-old boy admits causing deaths of five people in Leeds car crash

The youth was driving a stolen Renault Clio with the five victims as passengers when he crashed.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Homeless man sentenced to life in jail for murdering mother and son in 'brutal attack' UK

Homeless man sentenced to life in jail for murdering mother and son in 'brutal attack'

The woman invited the homeless man to stay with her family in their West Midlands home.

# crown-prosecution-service - Monday 4 September, 2017

Man who used fake Facebook profiles to sexually abuse children jailed for 16 years

Paul George Leighton, from England, blackmailed children into sending him recordings of them committing sexual offences.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Hillsborough disaster: The almost three-decade journey to justice

The Crown Prosecution Service confirmed today that six people will be charged over the 1989 disaster.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 19 May, 2017

Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people

11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 28 April, 2017

Child prostitution: Sheffield brothers who targeted vulnerable girls are jailed

Two other associates of the brothers have also been handed prison sentences.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Man who wrote 'hate-filled' articles about MP found guilty of racially-aggravated harassment

One of them was called The Legacy of Operation Filthy Jew B***h.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 12 February, 2016

Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 1 May, 2015

Prosecutors examine new set of sex abuse allegations against Rolf Harris

The 85-year-old is already serving a five year jail term for sexually assaulting several girls.

# crown-prosecution-service - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Freddie Starr will not be prosecuted over allegations of sexual offences

The 71-year-old was arrested in relation to sexual offences according to 13 alleged victims.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Three G4S guards charged with manslaughter of man being deported

Jimmy Mubenga died after being restrained by the three guards on board a plane at Heathrow airport as he was being deported.

# crown-prosecution-service - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Gerry Adams says Hyde Park bomb accused should never have been arrested

John Downey walked free from court in London after a judge ruled that the trial should not go ahead.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 18 October, 2013

UK efforts to dispel myths about sex abuse victims welcomed in Ireland

The Crown Prosecution Service has moved to dispel certain myths and stereotypes about victims.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 12 September, 2013

One year on: Hillsborough families left 'dismayed' by lack of progress

New inquests are set to take place next year but the progress of police investigations have disappointed victims’ families and survivors of the 1989 stadium disaster.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 26 April, 2013

Update: Max Clifford charged with 11 counts of indecent assault

Publicist Max Clifford has been charged with carrying out the offences between 1966 and 1985. He has issued a statement about today’s decision.

# crown-prosecution-service - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Police in the UK take a statement... from a dog Woof Justice This post contains videos

Police in the UK take a statement... from a dog

PC Peach, reporting for duty.

# crown-prosecution-service - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 12 October, 2012

Up to 200 police could face charges over Hillsborough tragedy

The news comes as the Independent Police Complaints Commission is set to launch the “the largest independent inquiry that has been launched into the actions of the police in the United Kingdom.”

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 21 September, 2012

DPP in UK set to issue social media guidelines

The announcement was made by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the UK in order to ‘assist them [prosecutors] in deciding whether criminal charges should be brought’.

# crown-prosecution-service - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Man charged with murder of two police officers in Manchester

Dale Cregan faces four murder charges and four charges for attempted murder following his arrest in the aftermath of the brutal murder of two Greater Manchester police officers on Tuesday.

# crown-prosecution-service - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Phone hacking investigation: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson face charges

The Crown Prosecution Service has accused several people of conspiring to intercept the voicemail messages of ‘well-known people’.

# crown-prosecution-service - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse

Police corruption has been linked to the failure to convict anyone for the murder of Daniel Morgan in 1987.

# crown-prosecution-service - Saturday 31 March, 2012

London police officer suspended after racist tape claims

Audio of a man being subjected to racist abuse, allegedly from officers from the Metropolitan police, has been published today.

# crown-prosecution-service - Friday 3 February, 2012

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences Resignation This post contains videos

Watch: UK minister resigns after being charged over speeding offences

The Environment Secretary and his estranged wife have been charged with perverting the course of justice.

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