Left to right: Mohamed Ahmed, Sheikh Zane Abdo and Khalid Rahman. Photograph: Alex Schlacher

In early September, when David Cameron told the House of Commons a Royal Air Force drone had killed three fighters from the so-called Islamic (...)

Twitter users are to be issued with warnings if they make any potentially prejudicial statements. Photograph: PA

Britain’s attorney general is to begin issuing legal warnings to steer Twitter users away from prejudicial comments that might force trials to be aban(...)

 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(...)

Disgraced  broadcaster Stuart Hall faces the prospect of having to spend more time in prison as judges review the length of his sentence for sex offences. Photograph: PA

Disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall had his 15-month prison sentence for sex offences doubled by Court of Appeal judges today. Lord chief justic(...)