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Care worker 'battered to death' after asking man to turn down TV

A man with anger issues battered a care worker to death after she asked him to turn down his television at the hostel where she worked, a court heard. 255 more words


Crime, punishment and army clothing

Corruption and poor value in the supply of army clothing were a perennial source of civil anxiety during the first decades of the 19th century. Certainly, bad quality and under-sizing were among the “rigs” of the times, and the system of private contracts between colonels and clothiers did nothing to prevent this, given that colonels profited personally in the process. 1,290 more words


Four man gang whose 'business was kidnap and torture' jailed total of 63 years at Old Bailey

A four-man strong kidnap gang who tortured their two victims has been jailed at the Old Bailey for a total of 63 years.

Their conviction followed an investigation by the Metropolitan Police Service’s Human Trafficking & Kidnap Unit. 723 more words