22/08/2017 Three members of an Exeter street gang who kidnapped and raped a woman they believed was working for a rival gang have been sentenced to a total of 61 years in custody today (22 August).21/08/2017 Hundreds of defendants a month are being handed stiffer sentences because they have committed a hate crime motivated by prejudice.06/10/2017 A teacher has today (6 October) been sentenced to 16 months in prison for abusing her position of trust at an east London school after having sex with a 15-year-old boy.06/10/2017 A serial fraudster who persuaded people to give him their life savings in a gold trading scam has been sentenced to seven years in prison.04/10/2017 A 24-year-old homeless man has today been sentenced to life imprisonment at Birmingham Crown Court after he pleaded guilty to the murder of a mother and son at their family home in Stourbridge. 29/09/2017 A 20-year-old has today (29 September) been sent to a young offenders' institution for two years for blackmailing his employer by threatening to blow up their vans.29/09/2017 A man has been sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment, suspended for two years after importing a childlike sex doll he bought online.Date Outline 11/10/2017 Members of a moped robbery gang who snatched in excess of 100 mobile phones from people on the streets of London in a string of attacks over the space of five days have been jailed today (11 October) for a total of more than 13 years at Southwark Crown Court.10/10/2017 More defendants than ever before are being prosecuted and convicted for sexual offences across England and Wales, new figures reveal today.
31/08/2017 Two men have been jailed for a total of 28 years today (31 August) for smuggling guns into the UK, using magnets to attach them to a tourist coach.
21/08/2017 The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has today (21 August) published new public statements on how it will prosecute hate crime and support victims in England and Wales.
18/08/2017 A man has been sentenced to 4.5 years in prison today (18 August) for setting fire to a Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion in Manchester, causing almost £5 million worth of damage.
07/09/2017 A man who posted a Facebook message calling for all British Muslims to be killed in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing has been sentenced to 12 months in prison.
06/09/2017 The Crown Prosecution Service has published its first ever public statement recognising the needs and experiences of male victims of offences including rape, domestic abuse, harassment, stalking and child sexual abuse.