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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


Counter-terrorist detectives detain 21 year old London woman deported from Turkey after allegedly planning to reach Islamic state

A 21 year old woman from south west London has been arrested by counter-terrorist detectives officers at Luton Airport.

She was detained at 11.15 this morning after landing on a flight from Istanbul. 167 more words


Man with background of domestic violence jailed for life for murdering his girlfriend

Additional reporting by Anna Senkara

34 year old Kane Boyce from Kent has been sentence to life imprisonment at the Old Bailey for murdering his girlfriend Paula Newman. 371 more words


British Teen Convicted of Alleged Terrorist Plot to Behead Soldier

British teenager, Brusthom Ziamani, who rapidly became radicalized after converting to Islam was convicted today of planning to behead a soldier.A jury at London’s Central Criminal Court found the 19-year-old  guilty of preparing an act of terrorism. 160 more words


Dundalk man handed life sentence for murder of his wife

A local man was handed a life sentence yesterday for murdering his wife in their Dundalk home three years ago.

Michael McDonagh (36) of College Manor, Hoey’s Lane, Dundalk, Co Louth pleaded guilty before the Central Criminal Court to the murder of his wife Jacqueline McDonagh on August 29th, 2012. 242 more words


Old Bailey Online

Old Bailey Online is a great project that makes 197,745 criminal trials held at London’s central criminal court searchable. Great idea as every user can have now online insight into english criminal affairs from 29th April 1674 till 1st April 1913 . 358 more words