May 20 2013 Latest news:
The inquest into the death of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko could be scrapped and replaced with a public inquiry to allow evidence to be heard in secret.
Two men have been found guilty of the murder of gangland celebrity and author Dave Courtney’s stepson.
An unemployed man has been jailed for killing a 45-year-old man in the street and stealing money from him.
Nine men accused of sexual offences against a 14-year-old girl appeared at the Old Bailey today.
Roofer, 25, was stabbed to death and his 56-year-old father was knifed on May 19 last year
Members of a group of young British computer hackers, including a London teenager, who masterminded cyber attacks against companies including Sony, the FBI and Nintendo, have today been sentenced.
A police officer falsely accused an innocent banker of assaulting him in Brick Lane in a “shameful” bid to frame him, a court heard.
Five people have been charged by police investigating an alleged trafficking and forced prostitution ring in Kensington and Chelsea.
Judges who threw out an appeal by one of the men convicted of Stephen Lawrence’s murder today described “the remarkable determination with which Neville and Doreen Lawrence have pursued justice for their son”.
A teenager convicted of murdering a budding young footballer in Victoria Station has had his sentence cut.
A 21-year-old accused of throwing acid in a shop assistant’s face was ordered to stand trial in court today.
Disabled adults and families with disabled children from areas including Hackney and Southwark are today beginning a challenge to the legality of the government’s “bedroom tax”.
Three people, including a journalist at The Sun, have been charged by police investigating payments to public officials.
Tia Sharp was most likely smothered by Stuart Hazell, the judge said as he sentenced the murderer to at least 38 years in prison.
Stuart Hazell, the man sentenced today for murdering schoolgirl Tia Sharp, will spend more years in jail than he has so far lived - but he has as little to look back on as he has to look forward to.
Stuart Hazell, the man convicted of murdering schoolgirl Tia Sharp, has been sentenced today to life in prison with a minimum term of 38 years.