Fraudster Gary Gardner, 56, of Old Holt Road, Medbourne, Leicestershire, was jailed for two-and-a-half years at Leicester Crown Court for pocketing cash collected for the son of murdered soldier Lee Rigby.
Police have put in a request to the Home Office to support the joint operation with Portuguese police.
A son who strangled his mother to death after she asked him to move out of her home has been sentenced to life in prison. Jobless Majid Butt, 51, pleaded guilty to murdering 71-year-old Onees Khatoon who suffered from diabetes and heart problems in ‘an act of unusual wickedness’ at their home on 13 May. After killing his mother using a length of electrical cable, he then walked to his local police station and confessed to the killing.
The fund to find Madeleine McCann is set to run out by the end of this month, it has been reported.
DALLAS (AP) — The case against a white Dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbor will be presented to a grand jury, which could decide on more serious charges than manslaughter, the district attorney said Monday as an affidavit provided a fuller description of the officer's account.
Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of a 74-year-old jeweller, who they kidnapped and tortured in a botched robbery attempt. Charles Mcauley and Thomas Jervis abducted Ramniklal Jogiya on his way home from work near his home in Stoughton, Leicestershire on 24 January this year, bundling him into a van. Jervis was jailed for life with a minimum term of 33 years, while Mcauley was sentenced to custody for life with a minimum of 30 years.
Five teenagers who violently stabbed a father of three to death in London in a case of mistaken identity have been convicted of his killing. Daniel Frederick, 34, was returning from a hospital appointment with his pregnant girlfriend when he was attacked by the group just yards from his front door in Shakespeare Walk in Stoke Newington, north London.
The Specials singer Neville Staple said the death of his grandson Fidel after being stabbed in Coventry was "heartbreaking".
Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman will serve at least 30 years after planning to bomb the gates of 10 Downing Street, kill the security guards and then murder the Prime Minister.
Stephen Nicholson, 24, was jailed for 14 months at Southampton Crown Court for refusing to give police access to his Facebook account.
The officer had been involved in a chase to catch a bike thief on Stoney Stanton Road in Coventry.
Two police officers were kicked and heckled by a ‘hostile crowd’ in a London McDonald’s as they struggled to arrest another customer for fighting. Police were called to the branch on Mare Street, Hackney, after staff set off a panic alarm at around 10.30pm on Monday. Customers can be heard shouting and seen surging forward with one man, wearing a black baseball cap, white T-shirt and jeans, running forward and kicking one of the officers, backing away and then coming forward to aim a second kick.
Investigators discovered a 'large-scale' operation in a warehouse on an industrial estate in Hailsham.
Scott Watkins was jailed for nine years and nine months after killing Sophie Smith and injuring four others when he lost control during a cruise at Trafford Park, Manchester.
Two men, aged 18 and 24, and a 30-year-old woman were taken to hospital after the shooting in Kingsbury, north-west London.
A well-known criminal from Newcastle has been cleared of ordering the ride-by shooting of a bouncer. John Henry Sayers, 54, is still facing a prison sentence for perverting the course of justice. Sayers was accused of ordering Michael Dixon, 50, to carry out the shooting after his son was thrown out from the club and punched by a doorman in an altercation a few weeks prior.
Joanna Dennehy, who is serving a life sentence for stabbing three men to death, was reportedly found with her throat slit after a suicide pact with her girlfriend at HMP Bronzefield.
Lewis Ludlow, 26, admitted two charges of preparing acts of terrorism and one of terror funding at the Old Bailey.
British dentist Ellie Holman, 44, was arrested by immigration officers and thrown in an airport detention centre after her international flight landed in Dubai on July 13.
Cardiff Crown Court heard that burglar Jamie Simmonds was caught after his DNA was found on a piece of Red Leicester.