Greek pilot staged robbery after killing his British wife, court told

“Once I cut off the rope around his hands and legs and stripped the duct tape off his eyes, mouth, nose and throat, he seemed to be in a state of panic, gasping for breath, reaching out to his wife... Read more

Duchess’s Cartier tiara ‘stolen by ruthless gang’

Mr Dilks is accused of robbing former Premier League defender Ashley Cole at his home in Surrey in January 2020. Cole, who won 107 caps for his country, was allegedly “led around his house” wearing only a pair of shorts... Read more

Gang that stole £3.75m Portland Tiara targeted England footballers, court told

Addressing the theft of the tiara, Mr Brady said: “Stolen during the burglaries were two pieces of diamond encrusted jewellery, the Portland Tiara and an associated brooch, with a combined value of approximately £3,750,000. “The tiara and brooch formed part... Read more

Sabina Nessa’s sister says offenders found guilty should be forced to attend court

The sister of murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa has urged the Home Secretary to force offenders to attend court for sentencing. Jebina Yasmin Islam branded Ms Nessa’s killer Koci Selamaj, 36, a “coward” for refusing to come to the... Read more

My Jimmy Savile interview came back to haunt me

But, luckily, according to the Netflix documentary, my comment aroused the interest of an investigative journalist, Meirion Jones, whose aunt had run a girls’ approved school called Duncroft Youth Detention Centre. As a teenager, he’d often seen Savile there and... Read more

Drug driving overtakes drink driving as prosecutions double in two years

Mr Shapps said: “Drink driving is now rightly seen as a social taboo by most of us in this country and we have worked hard to drive down drink-drive-related deaths. But if we are to make our roads safer still,... Read more

Cody Ackland pleads guilty to murdering Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McCleod

Judge Robert Linford listed his case for sentence on the morning of May 19 and warned him he would received a statutory sentence of life imprisonment, adding: “The only issue will be the minimum term.” Ms McCleod disappeared in Plymouth... Read more

Sacramento shooting: At least six dead, 12 injured after attack in California

Videos posted on Twitter showed people running through streets packed with restaurants and bars amid the sound of automatic gunfire. The suspects were still at large and authorities said they had found a stolen handgun and were reviewing video footage... Read more

Sacramento shooting: At least six dead after attack in California

But family members waited outside the police lines seeking news about missing loved ones. Among them was Pamela Harris, who said her daughter had called her at 2:15am to say that her 38-year-old son, Sergio, had been shot and killed... Read more

Inside the Dutch ‘torture chamber’

Also soundproofed, the six other containers were allegedly designed as holding cells for those waiting to be tortured. One had handcuffs on the ground to hold captives in a crouching position; another had them hanging from the ceiling, forcing the... Read more

Anti-social behaviour ‘rampant’ as police don’t bother to send officers

“I am outraged. Police have the powers and there are remedies that can be applied. That’s two million offences where officers are not attending. Why?” Fiona Pilkington killed herself and her severely disabled daughter Francecca, 18, in 2007 after years... Read more

Watch: Parking row murder suspect caught on CCTV as off-duty police officer tries to intervene

Minutes earlier, the court heard that Mr Arslan had fatally stabbed Mr Boorman and was heading to confront Mr Marsden. Mr Wilkinson can be seen imploring Mr Arslan to drop the knife, saying: “You stand still, now. Don’t you go... Read more

Compensate the innocent who are bankrupted clearing their names, says police watchdog

Innocent people bankrupted by legal battles to clear their names in criminal cases should be compensated by the state, says Her Majesty’s chief inspector of police. In his final interview with The Telegraph before stepping down this week, Sir Tom... Read more

Outgunned and undermanned, Britain’s ‘FBI’ takes on Putin’s cronies – and loses

But the UWOs were successfully overturned in the High Court after Nazarbayeva and her son brought in lawyers from top firm Mishcon de Reya, arguing the properties were nothing to do with ex-husband Rakhat Aliyev and that Nazarbayeva was an... Read more

Burglar brothers sentenced to life for killing pensioners

Three years later, in February 2020, Amos, who was on court bail and on the run from the police, posed as a gas firm worker to remove a padlock from a gate before killing Mrs Kaye and stealing her safe... Read more

‘Chain gang’ prisoners help give country a spring clean

Thousands of ‘chain gang’ prisoners are to spruce up roads, beaches and beauty spots in a spring cleaning blitz under the government’s “community payback” scheme. Offenders convicted of theft, assaults and criminal damage will be put to work in high-visibility... Read more

Video of ‘terrorist’ being tackled moments after alleged murder of Sir David Amess is played to jury

Darren King, a member of the public who had an appointment with Sir David after Mr Ali, can be seen showing the officers where in the building the suspect – who was still brandishing a knife – was standing. Giving... Read more

Northampton teacher charged with murdering man found buried in her garden

Beal, of Moore Street, appeared before two magistrates on Monday and spoke only to confirm her age and address. She was arrested at a Cumbria hotel just after midnight on Wednesday – the same day Northamptonshire Police began their detailed... Read more

Police report breakthrough in 17-year mystery of murdered Nairn banker

In a separate development, police recently travelled to Canada to interview Andy Burnett who was the landlord of a pub across the road from Mr Wilson’s home where his wife, Veronica, ran for help immediately after the shooting.  Mr Burnett... Read more

Murder investigation launched after woman, 19, found dead in London

A teenager has been found dead at university accommodation in London, as a murder investigation is launched. Police were called at around 5.10am on Saturday to Arbour House student halls on Sebastian Street in Clerkenwell. They found a seriously injured... Read more

Well-educated, middle-class children lured into terrorism ‘through video games’

Terrorist propaganda is being targeted at middle-class children who play video games, Scotland Yard’s counter-terror chief has warned. Assistant Commissioner Matt Jukes said that teenagers who spent their days and nights in online worlds were being targeted by Right-wing extremists... Read more

Ex-pupil admits to killing teacher by stabbing her 101 times decades after ‘humiliation’ at Belgian school

A devout Christian has admitted to stabbing his former teacher more than 100 times after carrying a 30-year grudge over how she humiliated him in class, according to Belgian prosecutors. Gunter Uwents, 37, is alleged to have confessed to the... Read more

Birmingham man shot dead at kabaddi tournament in India

A British citizen has been shot dead at a kabaddi tournament in India, according to local police. Sandeep Singh Sandhu, also known as Sandeep Nangal Ambian, was shot in Mallian Khurd, a village in the northern state of Punjab, at... Read more

Star Hobson’s mother Frankie Smith has sentence increased

Setting out the case for the Attorney General, Tom Little QC told the court that on numerous occasions Smith had failed to seek medical help for her daughter when she suffered injuries at the hands of Brockhill. The court heard... Read more

Plymouth shooter Jake Davison was referred to Prevent programme ‘by his own mother’

Mr Arrow said the inquest would also consider how Davison’s application for a shotgun was processed by the police, how the allegations of assault against him were dealt with and his referral to the pathfinder scheme. The inquest would consider... Read more