Rotherham, South Yorkshire

After Rotherham, should it be mandatory to report abuse fears?

Briefing Thu 28 Aug, AT 13:12

Sexual abuse and exploitation of 1,400 children in Rotherham leads to call for new legislation

Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer: why silence over child abuse should be a crime

Briefing Mon 4 Nov, AT 09:05

Doctors and priests should be required by law to report suspicions of child abuse, says outgoing DPP

Benefit fraud: tough new sentencing guidelines

First Reaction Mon 16 Sep, AT 14:29

Fraud Act will now be used to charge benefit cheats, meaning longer custodial sentences

Who is Alison Saunders, the lawyer announced as the new DPP?

Briefing Tue 23 Jul, AT 12:58

Woman honoured for her role bringing London rioters to justice will replace Keir Starmer as top prosecutor

Computer Hacker

DPP says rude, shocking tweets shouldn't be prosecuted

One-Minute Read Fri 21 Jun, AT 12:38

New social media guidelines urge freedom of speech, but damaging 'trolls' may still end up in court

Free to call a police horse gay: Section 5 reformed at last

First Reaction Tue 15 Jan, AT 12:42

Removal of controversial 'insult' clause from Public Order Act is a victory for campaigners

Savile report: DPP apologies to sexual predator's victims

First Reaction Fri 11 Jan, AT 13:06

Director of Public Prosecutions admits police missed three opportunities to stop the late BBC entertainer

Rebekah Brooks News International

Rebekah Brooks prosecutor Alison Levitt QC was victim of tabloid sting

One-Minute Read Fri 18 May, AT 09:26

Brooks may challenge prosecution on grounds of DPP adviser's alleged 'jaundiced view of tabloids'

Mole

Huhne's career on a knife-edge as he resigns to fight charges

Fri 3 Feb, AT 11:14 The Mole

Cabinet minister and ex-wife face jail time if it is proved that they perverted the course of justice