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
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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
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 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
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