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    1. August 14, 2015

      Janner appears in court on child sex charges

      Lord Janner appeared in court for the first time on Friday to face 22 charges of child sexual abuse after a week of...

    2. August 7, 2015

      Lord Janner ordered to face sexual abuse charges

      A judge has rejected arguments that Lord Janner is unfit to attend court because of severe dementia and ordered him to...

    1. August 5, 2015

      Radical preacher Choudhary charged with inviting support for Isis

      Radical Muslim preacher Anjem Choudary has been charged by the UK public prosecutor with encouraging support for...

    2. July 17, 2015

      Morrison employee jailed for leaking private data on staff

      A supermarket employee who posted sensitive data online on almost 100,000 Wm Morrison staff has been jailed for eight...

    3. July 3, 2015

      Vladimir Antonov said to have left UK after extradition ruling

      Vladimir Antonov, the former owner of Portsmouth football club, is believed to have fled Britain after losing the...

    4. June 29, 2015

      CPS makes U-turn to prosecute Lord Janner

      Lord Janner will be prosecuted over alleged child sex offences after the Crown Prosecution Service did an about-face...

    5. April 21, 2015

      City lawyers support CPS chief Alison Saunders

      City lawyers have defended Alison Saunders, director of public prosecutions, after she dropped corruption cases against...

    6. April 17, 2015

      CPS drops prosecution of nine journalists after Elveden probe

      Prosecutions against nine journalists, including Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former director of communications,...

    7. February 9, 2015

      ‘Internet Asbos’ for people who spread hatred online

      Those who spread racial hatred online could be given “internet Asbos” banning them from sites such as Twitter, under...

    8. October 7, 2014

      Court overturns Bahraini prince’s immunity from prosecution

      The High Court in London has quashed a decision by the director of public prosecutions that the son of the king of...

    9. July 30, 2014

      Two ex-News of the World journalists face phone hacking charges

      Two former News of the World journalists are to face fresh phone hacking charges, less than a month after the defunct...

    10. July 27, 2014

      Private prosecutions grow as state bodies retreat in face of dwindling resources

      He was once a wealthy Kenyan businessman who boasted about his connections to the billionaire Hinduja brothers and...

    11. June 30, 2014

      Coulson faces retrial on charges over royal directories

      Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking last week, is to face a retrial on charges...

    12. May 9, 2014

      Rolf Harris groomed and molested 13-year-old girl, court hears

      Rolf Harris used his fame to groom an underage girl “like a pet”, a court heard at the opening of the 84-year-old...

    13. May 2, 2014

      Oh, the injustice of it all…

      Perhaps it was an omen. Just days after I noticed that Twelve Angry Men was enjoying a new West End run, the jury...

    14. May 2, 2014

      Max Clifford sentenced to eight years for indecent assault

      Max Clifford, the high-profile public relations consultant, has been sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment after being...

    15. April 11, 2014

      Celebrity sex case acquittals raise questions for CPS

      Acquittals of famous figures on sex charges, culminating in the clearing of former House of Commons deputy Speaker...

    16. April 10, 2014

      MP Nigel Evans cleared of sexual assault charges

      Nigel Evans, the former Commons deputy Speaker, has been cleared of nine charges, including raping a student and...

    17. March 20, 2014

      G4S guards charged with manslaughter

      G4S has escaped prosecution over the death of a man at Heathrow airport in 2010 as he was being deported from the UK,...

    18. February 23, 2014

      Crown Prosecution Service targets improved asset recovery operation

      The Crown Prosecution Service will pledge to improve its track record on recovering ill-gotten gains and will deploy...

    19. January 29, 2014

      CPS drops case against Iceland ‘skippers’

      The Crown Prosecution Service has dropped its case against three men who were accused of taking food from a bin outside...

    20. January 29, 2014

      Lawyer still fighting to bring down the corrupt

      Helen Garlick’s legal career is testimony to how long and hard the battle against global corruption has always been –...

    21. November 26, 2013

      Police officer to face charges in Plebgate saga

      Andrew Mitchell, the former cabinet minister, has made damning criticisms of public prosecutors and questioned the...

    22. September 26, 2013

      Nine A4e employees charged with fraud, CPS says

      Nine employees of the welfare to work provider A4e have been charged with fraud, the Crown Prosecution Service...

    23. September 17, 2013

      US can learn from UK on benefits, says pensions minister

      Americans should learn lessons from the UK’s determination to strengthen obligations on benefit claimants to look for...

    24. September 10, 2013

      Deputy speaker resigns after assault charges

      Nigel Evans, the Commons deputy speaker, announced on Tuesday night he was resigning his post after the Crown...

    25. August 19, 2013

      Accountants charged over alleged £1m UK tax abuse

      Two accountants have been charged with cheating the public revenue over a scheme that allegedly cost the exchequer “in...

    26. July 23, 2013

      Alison Saunders chosen to head Crown Prosecution Service

      The most senior prosecutor in England and Wales will be an internal promotion from within the Crown Prosecution Service...

    27. July 11, 2013

      Denis MacShane charged with false accounting over expenses

      Denis MacShane, the former Labour minister, has been charged with false accounting over nearly £13,000 of expenses, the...

    28. July 8, 2013

      Journalist at Star on corruption charge

      A senior journalist from the Star newspaper has been charged with making alleged corrupt payments to a prison officer –...

    29. July 3, 2013

      Senior London banker arrested in tax fraud probe

      A senior London bank executive was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of tax fraud, according to the tax authority. HM...

    30. May 28, 2013

      Relaxation of UK bribery law on government agenda

      An important piece of the UK’s anti-bribery legislation is to be reconsidered and potentially watered down by the...

    31. May 14, 2013

      Tax official and Sun journalist face misconduct charge

      A senior political journalist from The Sun newspaper and a press officer at HMRC face a charge of conspiracy to commit...

    32. April 30, 2013

      Five charged over £125m UK film tax-relief scheme

      Five men will be charged over a £125m tax-relief scheme marketed to investors in the British film industry after a...

    33. April 24, 2013

      Sun reporter faces conspiracy charge

      Duncan Larcombe, a royal correspondent for The Sun newspaper, will appear in court next month alongside two other...

    34. April 24, 2013

      Starmer to quit CPS in October

      Keir Starmer, the UK’s chief prosecutor, will step down in October, the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed. Mr...

    35. March 29, 2013

      Mitchell to sue Sun newspaper

      Andrew Mitchell has issued a libel writ against The Sun newspaper over its reporting of the “plebgate” scandal as...

    36. February 11, 2013

      QC convicted of VAT fraud

      A leading barrister was convicted of tax fraud on Monday, in a high profile case that coincides with a push by the...

    37. February 4, 2013

      Accident Exchange eyes £130m damages

      A supplier of courtesy vehicles to car crash victims that claims it lost millions of pounds in an alleged fraud is...

    38. Westminster Blog

      February 4, 2013

      What Chris Huhne said when he resigned

      After pleading guilty to perverting the course of justice, Chris Huhne made this statement outside the court: Having...

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