Somerset couple stabbed to death in ‘parking row’ had two cars but one space

The married couple killed in a Somerset village had two cars but one parking space, neighbours have confirmed as police continue to question a suspect.  Stephen Chapple, 34, and his wife Jennifer, 33, were found dead at their home in... Read more

Family pay tribute to ‘beautiful and talented’ Bobbi-Anne McLeod after body found

On Tuesday, Devon and Cornwall Police confirmed that they had found a body in the search for the missing teenager. Whilst formal identification has yet to be carried out, Miss McLeod’s family have been informed and are being supported by... Read more

Man ‘obsessed’ with Covid jailed over bomb scare which halted AstraZeneca vaccine factory

His trial heard that police were called and the Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit – bomb squad – was dispatched to the scene at the Wockhardt vaccine plant on January 27. Only after the package had been detonated behind... Read more

Head of money-laundering unit resigns over suspected money-laundering

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador criticised the affair, saying: “It is a scandalous matter, even when it is a private event.” Mr Nieto and Carla Humphrey, a counselor with Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE), held their wedding on Saturday in... Read more

Don’t dismiss witchcraft claims as mental health problems, police told

Child abuse claims linked to a belief in witchcraft should not be dismissed as “mental health problems and delusion”, new guidance for the Metropolitan Police has stated. Witchcraft-related abuse, which police fear is on the rise after the pandemic, is... Read more

Victims could gain independent appeal of parole decisions following Colin Pitchfork release

Victims could get a new independent right of appeal to challenge releases of criminals by the Parole Board after the recall to jail of Colin Pitchfork, the double child murderer, for approaching young women in the street. Dominic Raab, the... Read more

Sarah Everard murder: Lawyer who took police to task for ‘machismo’ culture to lead inquiry

Five serving police officers, including three from Scotland Yard, are also being investigated for allegedly sharing racist, misogynistic and homophobic messages with Couzens on WhatsApp. ‘Closure as quickly as possible’ for Sarah Everard’s family Dame Elish has led several independent... Read more

Jailed: ‘Charlie’s Angels’ moped gang who acted as ‘takeaway service for drugs’

The judge described it as a “highly organised” criminal outfit that supplied a “vast array of controlled drugs on a vast scale”. As well as the retail side of their operation, the gang also operated a wholesale arm that helped... Read more