Court artist sketch by Elizabeth Cook of Ciaran Maxwell. Photograph: Elizabeth Cook/PA

A Royal Marine with links to dissident republicanism has admitted hoarding explosives and making bombs for a terror attack. Ciaran Maxwell (31), of E(...)

File image from November 1992 of disgraced ex-bishop,  Peter Ball, who has admitted sexually assaulting young men. File photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

A former Church of England bishop who abused 18 young men over three decades has finally admitted his guilt after a last-ditch effort to throw out his(...)

Rolf Harris, who was convicted last year of indecently assaulting young women and girls, wrote down the lyrics in a letter penned in jail File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

A song in which Rolf Harris reportedly slurs his victims as “slimy little woodworm” has prompted calls for the disgraced children’s entertainer to be (...)

Claire Tiltman, who was killed on January 18th, 1993.

A former milkman could spend the rest of his life in jail after being convicted of killing a schoolgirl in a “frenzied and remorseless” murder more th(...)

Entertainer Rolf Harris (2nd R) walks with his niece Jenny (R) as he arrives for sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in London today. The entertainer will not face a trial over allegations he downloaded sexual images of children. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters.

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not stand trial over allegations that he downloaded sexual images of children, prosecutors said today.Prosecutor(...)

Flanked by body guards Australian-born entertainer Rolf Harris (C) arrives for sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in London today. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA.

Rolf Harris has been jailed for five years and nine months for a string of sex crimes involving four girls.The 84-year-old entertainer, a family favou(...)

John Downey: successfully challenged his prosecution.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland has accepted the blame for telling a Donegal man in 2007 that he was not wanted (...)

Dead horses lie covered adjacent to wrecked cars at the scene of an IRA car bombing when the Household Cavalry was passing, in Hyde Park, London, in 1982. Photograph: PA

John Downey had no more reasons for concern than any other airline passenger as he was on his way to catch a connecting flight to Greece at Gat(...)

The Hyde Park explosion in July 1982 killed four British soldiers, injured other members of the Royal Household Cavalry and killed seven horses as they travelled from their barracks to Buckingham Palace. Photograph: PA Wire

The prosecution of Hyde Park bombing suspect John Downey has collapsed after a “reckless” error led to him being given a false assurance that h(...)

Pc Keith Wallis (53) arriving at the Old Bailey in central London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

A police officer accused of falsely claiming to have witnessed the Plebgate row today pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey Pc Keith Wallis (53) of West Dr(...)

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