Members of the public lay tributes in Ferry Gate Crescent near the home of three- year-old Mikaeel Kular. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The mother of missing boy Mikaeel Kular has been questioned by police after a child’s body was discovered miles from his home. Officers searching for(...)

 Jon Venables, then aged 10,  poses for a mugshot for British authorities in February  1993, shortly after the killing of James Bulger.  Photograph: BWP Media/Getty Images

A man who tweeted images purporting to be of toddler James Bulger’s killer Jon Venables as an adult has received a 14-month suspended jail sentence fo(...)

A courtroom artist’s sketch shows convicted mobster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger in federal court during the first of two days of his sentencing hearing in Boston, Massachusetts yesterday. Bulger was handed two consecutive life sentences plus five years in prison for his crimes today. image: Jane Collins/Reuters

Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger (84) faces spending the rest of his life in prison after being sentenced to two consecutive life sentences plus (...)

A court artist drawing of Mark Bridger in the dock at Mold Crown Court. Drawing/Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA Wire

The former abattoir worker accused of murdering schoolgirl April Jones made up a “story” that he had killed her in a car accident in a bid to “(...)