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Father jailed for at least 33 years for murdering his children

A father who suffocated his two young children with a cloth soaked in petrol before setting fire to the family home has been given a life sentence with a minimum of 33 years for their murder today (20 November).


Three men convicted of indecent assault of a child in 1990s

Three men who indecently assaulted a child in Rotherham over a number of years during the 1990s have been convicted today (16 November).


Man convicted of deliberately infecting partners with HIV

A man who deliberately infected at least five sexual partners with HIV has been convicted of causing grievous bodily harm today (15 November).


Pensioner jailed for huge weapons cache

A man who was found with 160 firearms including machine guns, rifles and shotguns at his home in Kent has been jailed for five years today (15 November).


Firearms dealer convicted of supplying weapons and ammunition

A registered firearms dealer from Gloucester has today (14 November 2017) been found guilty of supplying illicit guns and ammunition linked to over 100 crimes around the country.


Arthur Collins convicted of nightclub acid attack

A man has been convicted of temporarily blinding two people and disfiguring others after throwing acid on a crowded nightclub dance floor.


Men jailed over huge £100m tax fraud

Five men have been jailed today (November 10) for their part in a £100m tax fraud.


Trader jailed for offering to sell elephant tusks and rhino horns

An illegal trader who offered to sell elephant tusks, rhino horns, and hippopotamus teeth has been jailed for a total of 14 months after breaking wildlife protection laws.


Man sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter after setting fire to a family home

A man who killed a father and his young daughter after setting their home alight to cover up a burglary has been sentenced today (9 November).


Man guilty of causing death of motorway Highway Officer and seriously injuring another

A motorist whose dangerous driving caused him to lose control of his car, resulting in the death of a highways officer has been convicted at Carlisle Crown Court today (7 November).


Father convicted of murdering adopted daughter

A father who caused fatal injuries to his 18-month-old adopted daughter has today (6 November) been convicted of her murder.


Man who raped woman while on the phone to boyfriend jailed

A man who attacked a woman while she was on the phone to her boyfriend and then raped her has been jailed for 13 years.


Four men jailed for supply of drugs and sexual abuse of young girls

Four men have been sentenced to a total of 32 years' imprisonment for their involvement in the supply of drugs and the sexual abuse of young girls in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Alert - Fake 'witness summons' emails

It has come to the attention of the Crown Prosecution Service that emails have been received by members of the public which falsely claim to be from the CPS. These emails include a summons to appear as a witness in court.


Fake Grenfell survivor convicted of fraud offences

A fraudster who falsely claimed he was a survivor of the Grenfell tower fire in order to claim money intended for true victims has been convicted.


Man jailed for life for murder of a two-year-old boy in his care

A man who killed his partner's two-year-son while in his care has been jailed for life after being found guilty of murder.


Pair who threw acid in victims' faces jailed

A pair who threw sulphuric acid in the faces of two men who challenged them over anti-social behaviour have been jailed today (1 November) at Snaresbrook Crown Court.


Man jailed for life for killing homeowner with his car

A burglar who ran over and murdered a man as he tried to stop him stealing a car from his driveway has been jailed for life.


Woman jailed for manslaughter after man died when he was hit by a tram

A woman who pushed a stranger off a station platform causing him to be fatally injured by a tram has been jailed for five years.


Company fined after factory worker was crushed to death in machinery

A company and its director have been sentenced today (31 October) for causing the death of a factory worker who fell into a piece of machinery at a recycling yard.