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'Bare' hilarity as barrister translates teen slang texts

One-Minute Read Fri 5 Dec, AT 10:57

Giggles in court as barrister explains urban terminology to judge and jury during trial

Wasila Tasiu speaks with an unidentified defence counsel outside the courtroom

Child bride accused of murdering husband with rat poison

One-Minute Read Thu 27 Nov, AT 16:20

Prosecution says that 14-year-old bride laced food with poison because she 'regretted' her wedding

British Home Secretary Theresa May

New anti-terror powers 'threaten civil liberties'

One-Minute Read Wed 26 Nov, AT 09:32

Theresa May criticised for introducing a bill that will create 'a chilling recipe for injustice'

Lee Rigby: digital intelligence 'could have prevented' attack

One-Minute Read Tue 25 Nov, AT 14:54

MI5, MI6 and GCHQ made errors – but US tech company failed to hand over information on killers of fusilier Lee Rigby

Rurik Jutting

Rurik Jutting ruled fit to stand trial for Hong Kong murders

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Nov, AT 10:04

Next hearing set for July after prosecutors said they needed several months to examine all the evidence

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Insurance companies face ban on paying terror ransoms

One-Minute Read Mon 24 Nov, AT 09:19

Police give schools and shoppers terrorism advice amid concerns over possible 'lone wolf' attack

Serial podcast review: what we learnt from episode 9, To Be Suspected

Summary Fri 21 Nov, AT 16:03

This week on the Serial podcast, three new pieces of information appear to punch holes in the prosecution's timeline of events

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Mafia 'use crocodiles and anacondas to frighten victims'

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Nov, AT 10:18

Italian police warn exotic animals are becoming the Mafia's weapon of choice as their trade intensifies

Chisako Kakehi

'Black widow' arrested after the deaths of several partners

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Nov, AT 13:08

Chisako Kakehi investigated after fatal quantities of cyanide found in blood of latest husband

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