Arlene Foster blames `malign and criminal elements´ for disorder

Arlene Foster has blamed ‘malign and criminal elements’ for whipping up young people involved in recent violence and disorder in Northern Ireland.  The First Minister has called for youths to desist from violence in response to post-Brexit trading arrangements, adding that issues should be resolved at a political level. Photographs from Tuesday captured bins being … Read more

Peaky Blinders’ Cillian Murphy transforms into ruthless criminal Tommy Shelby

Cillian Murphy transformed into the ruthless criminal Tommy Shelby as he filmed tense new scenes for Peaky Blinders’ sixth and final series on Tuesday. The leading actor, 44, sported his character’s signature flat cap as he shot scenes in a quarry in Lancashire.  Cillian appeared to be making his way towards a small camp site set … Read more

One in five criminal cases heading for crown courts waiting more than a year as backlog soars

One in five criminal cases heading for crown courts are waiting for more than a year as backlog soars during Covid pandemic, new figures show Around 18 per cent of criminal cases had been outstanding for a year or more  This figure is three times as high as it was for the same period at … Read more

John Jarratt provides testimony in defamation case in support of his criminal lawyer

John Jarratt provides testimony in defamation case in support of the lawyer who successfully defended him against historic rape allegations By Aap Published: 04:35 GMT, 18 March 2021 | Updated: 04:35 GMT, 18 March 2021 When Wolf Creek star John Jarratt was charged with rape, he retained Sydney criminal lawyer Chris Murphy whom he later … Read more

Wayne Couzens ‘will receive his full Met Police salary during criminal proceedings’

Sarah Everard murder suspect Wayne Couzens ‘will receive his full Met Police salary of at least £33,000 during criminal proceedings’ Wayne Couzens, 48, is reportedly paid at least £33,000 per year for his role   The Met has served Couzens with gross misconduct notice and suspending him Standard protocol is for officers to be paid right … Read more

Migrants arrested trying to get into port of Liverpool in trucks amid fears of criminal gangs

Migrants are arrested trying to get into Liverpool hidden in trucks on ferries as pictures show drinks cans, bags and ear defenders left behind in one trailer Business owner says he believes criminal gangs are behind number of crossings Director of Coyne Transport says it has worsened since they began route from Santander in Spain … Read more

Police rule out criminal probe into Martin Bashir’s controversial Princess Diana interview

Police today ruled out a criminal investigation into BBC journalist Martin Bashir’s Princess Diana interview. Pressure had been mounting on the Metropolitan Police to launch its own probe into background of the bombshell 1995 Panorama chat. It is alleged Mr Bashir created a string of lies – including ordering a graphic artist to create fake bank statements … Read more

Now Greensill Bank faces a criminal lawsuit in Germany

Now Greensill Bank faces a criminal lawsuit in Germany: Regulator accuses directors of manipulating finances By Francesca Washtell and Lucy White For The Daily Mail Published: 22:14 GMT, 3 March 2021 | Updated: 22:14 GMT, 3 March 2021 The crisis engulfing Greensill Capital and steel magnate Sanjeev Gupta intensified last night. Greensill Bank, the lender’s … Read more

Ministry of Justice says there are no plans to raise age of criminal responsibility in UK

The Government today said there are no plans to raise the age of criminal responsibility after the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) raised debate over whether 10 is too young.  Director of Public Prosecutions Max Hill QC was being interviewed by a 10-year-old  in a podcast when he expressed concerns over the existing … Read more