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# Crown Prosecution Service

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# UK
Man charged under Britain's Treason Act after alleged crossbow incident at Windsor Castle
Jaswant Singh Chail was charged with “wilfully producing a loaded crossbow with intent” to injure Queen Elizabeth.
# criminal proceedings
Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone facing fraud charge over more than €470 million overseas assets
The case will first be heard at a London court next month.
# London
Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault in the UK
The charges relate to three different male complainants and alleged incidents in 2005, 2008 and 2013.
# Sue Gray Report
Boris Johnson’s Jimmy Savile comment about Labour leader Keir Starmer branded a 'disgrace'
The UK Prime Minister was hitting out at Labour criticism over the Sue Gray report in a fired-up House of Commons showing today.
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# Inquest
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.
# love island
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
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.
# Andrew Harper
Three teenagers charged with murder of UK police officer Andrew Harper
Andrew Harper died while investigating reports of a burglary.
# London
'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.
# christopher davies
British MP Christopher Davies charged over alleged false expenses claims
Davies is now due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on 22 March.
# Traffic Collision
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.
# Kent
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.
# Acid Attack
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.
# Fraud
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.
# Terrorism
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.
# Fraud
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.
# Manchester
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.
# Shoreham Air Show
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.
# dating site
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.
# United Kingdom
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.
# England
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.
# 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.
# England
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.
# Hillsborough
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.
# England
Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people
11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.
# Guilty
Child prostitution: Sheffield brothers who targeted vulnerable girls are jailed
Two other associates of the brothers have also been handed prison sentences.
# anti-semitic
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.
# Operation Yewtree
Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault
The new charges relate to seven complainants aged between 12 and 27.
# Operation Yewtree
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.
# Operation Yewtree
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.
# jimmy mubenga
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.
# 1982
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.
# rape culture
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.
# Hillsborough
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.
# Operation Yewtree
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.
# Woof Justice
Police in the UK take a statement... from a dog
PC Peach, reporting for duty.
# Charged
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.
# Hillsborough
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.”
# Social Media
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’.
# United Kingdom
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.