What happened to Owami Davies?
Owami Davies
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What happened to Owami Davies?

Five men arrested after student nurse disappeared in London
8 Aug 2022
Lilia Valutyte: murder suspect appears in court
Lilia Valutyte on her eighth birthday
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Lilia Valutyte: murder suspect appears in court

Little girl stabbed to death while playing on the street with her younger sister
1 Aug 2022
Inside FCI Tallahassee: Ghislaine Maxwell’s low-security prison
Ghislaine Maxwell in 2016
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Inside FCI Tallahassee: Ghislaine Maxwell’s low-security prison

Former socialite convicted of trafficking underage girls not eligible for release until 2037
27 Jul 2022
The Met accused of ‘deferential’ policing over Partygate
Scotland Yard in London
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The Met accused of ‘deferential’ policing over Partygate

Force did not quiz Boris Johnson about lockdown breaches before deciding not to fine him
26 Jul 2022
What Truss and Sunak say about immigration
Migrants in inflatable boat
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What Truss and Sunak say about immigration

Conservative leadership rivals have both outlined plans to crack down on illegal migrants
25 Jul 2022
Police patrols ‘cut violent crime by over 70%’
Police at the beach
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Police patrols ‘cut violent crime by over 70%’

Latest data suggests old-school ‘bobbies on the beat’ still play key role in modern policing
25 Jul 2022
Texas shooting: why police took so long
Mourners pay tribute outside Robb Elementary School, Uvalde
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Texas shooting: why police took so long

Report into massacre offers scathing assessment of law enforcement response
18 Jul 2022

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The countries where men and women can be stoned to death
Sudanese women sit on a brick barricade in Khartoum during a demonstration earlier this year
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The countries where men and women can be stoned to death

Sentencing to death by stoning of Sudanese 20-year-old sparks fresh outrage
14 Jul 2022
Telford inquiry: unease about race meant mass sex abuse ignored
Telford aerial view
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Telford inquiry: unease about race meant mass sex abuse ignored

Three-year inquiry described police inaction over abuse as a 'shocking failure'
13 Jul 2022
‘Go-slow’ protesters: who they are and what they want
Traffic on an a-road
Fact file

‘Go-slow’ protesters: who they are and what they want

Priti Patel urging police to arrest motorists deliberately jamming up roads
5 Jul 2022
What we know about the Copenhagen mall shooting
Shoppers react after shooting spree
In Brief

What we know about the Copenhagen mall shooting

Lone gunman had mental health issues and not thought to have terror motive, police say
4 Jul 2022
The countries that have banned conversion therapy
Conversion therapy protest
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The countries that have banned conversion therapy

Former PM Theresa May has urged UK government to ban practice for transgender people
1 Jul 2022
What happened to Logan Mwangi?
Tributes left to Logan Mwangi
Today’s big question

What happened to Logan Mwangi?

Mother, stepfather and teenager sentenced to life for murder of five-year-old boy
1 Jul 2022
How R. Kelly escaped justice for decades
R Kelly
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How R. Kelly escaped justice for decades

Singer jailed for 30 years for sexually abusing multiple fans
30 Jun 2022
What Met Police’s ‘special measures’ means for the force
Metropolitan police officers
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What Met Police’s ‘special measures’ means for the force

Scotland Yard facing greater scrutiny and pressure to produce improvement plan following criticisms by watchdog
29 Jun 2022
What happened to Zara Aleena?
Zara Aleena
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What happened to Zara Aleena?

Man charged after law graduate was attacked in Ilford on Sunday morning
29 Jun 2022
Who killed Jill Dando?
Jill Dando posing for a photo
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Who killed Jill Dando?

French court papers suggest the murderer may have mistaken Dando for another BBC journalist
28 Jun 2022
Maradona and the ‘simple homicide’ trial
Diego Maradona pictured in 2019
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Maradona and the ‘simple homicide’ trial

Prosecutors claim football legend’s death was result of ‘omissions’ by medics and a psychologist
23 Jun 2022
Why far-right extremists co-opt Norse symbolism
A memorial for the shooting victims at Tops grocery store in Buffalo
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Why far-right extremists co-opt Norse symbolism

Payton Gendron’s hate-filled manifesto included Norse symbolism appropriated by the Nazi Party
20 Jun 2022
Is rising crime a wake-up call for the Democrats?
Chesa Boudin campaigning
Global lens

Is rising crime a wake-up call for the Democrats?

Even in Democratic strong­holds, ‘voters are demanding a shift towards policies to combat crime’
17 Jun 2022
Could Kevin Spacey be extradited to the UK?
Actor Kevin Spacey reading a poem
Today’s big question

Could Kevin Spacey be extradited to the UK?

US police may be ordered to detain Oscar winner over sexual assault charges
30 May 2022
Texas shooting: parents turn anger on police
A family sits outside Robb Elementary School with a police officer looking on
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Texas shooting: parents turn anger on police

Officers had to be urged to enter building where gunman killed 21 people
27 May 2022
France rocked by disability rape scandal
Damien Abad leaves the first meeting of Emmanuel Macron’s new cabinet at the Élysée Palace
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France rocked by disability rape scandal

Minister in Emmanuel Macron’s new government accused of raping two women
25 May 2022
SIDS, Tasers and Alabaman rights
Ambulances parked outside an NHS hospital in London.
Podcasts

SIDS, Tasers and Alabaman rights

Are we closer to understanding sudden infant death syndrome? Has a Trump-appointed judge given hope to trans Americans? And do too many British police…
20 May 2022
What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?
The Buffalo Bills visit the scene of the Buffalo shootings
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What is the ‘great replacement’ theory?

Manifesto linked to Buffalo shooting suspect Payton Gendron described black Americans and immigrants as ‘replacers’
19 May 2022
Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting
Police and FBI agents investigating the racially motivated attack
In Depth

Everything we know about the Buffalo shooting

Police investigated suspected shooter after school threat last year
16 May 2022
Boris Becker: the fall of tennis’s golden boy
Boris Becker and his girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho Monteiro
Profile

Boris Becker: the fall of tennis’s golden boy

Tennis champion found guilty of four charges under the Insolvency Act relating to his bankruptcy in 2017
5 May 2022
What happened to Katie Kenyon?
Katie Kenyon
In Brief

What happened to Katie Kenyon?

Man charged as police search for missing 33-year-old last seen getting into van
28 Apr 2022
DJ Tim Westwood denies multiple sexual misconduct allegations
Tim Westwood performs at Wireless Festival Day
In Brief

DJ Tim Westwood denies multiple sexual misconduct allegations

At least seven women accuse the radio and TV presenter of predatory behaviour dating back three decades
27 Apr 2022
Brooklyn subway shooting: exploring New York’s ‘steep decline in law and order’
Artwork by a subway station
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Brooklyn subway shooting: exploring New York’s ‘steep decline in law and order’

Last week, a gunman set off smoke bombs and opened fire on a rush-hour train in the city
22 Apr 2022
Daniel Kinahan: who is the Irish ‘mob boss’?
The US is offering a $5m bounty for information on the Kinahan Organised Crime Group
Profile

Daniel Kinahan: who is the Irish ‘mob boss’?

The Kinahan crime gang is subject to US sanctions and frozen assets in the UAE
22 Apr 2022
Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?
A mugshot of Christian Brückner
Profile

Who is Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brückner?

Currently serving a jail sentence for rape, the German has been linked to a string of child abductions
22 Apr 2022
What happened to Sabina Nessa?
A candlelit vigil held for murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa
In Depth

What happened to Sabina Nessa?

‘Predatory’ killer of primary school teacher is jailed for life
8 Apr 2022
How Jimmy Savile evaded justice for six decades
Jimmy Savile
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How Jimmy Savile evaded justice for six decades

New Netflix documentary raises fresh questions about how sex offender hid in plain sight
8 Apr 2022
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