Crown Prosecution Service seeks help as internet is increasingly used to perpetrate violence against women Twitter is to train prosecutors in England and Wales to better fight online abuse, as the internet is increasingly used as a weapon by perpetrators of domestic abuse, rape and sexual violence against women. The Crown Prosecution Service said the[…]
Nine pharmacists who sold drugs illegally have been banned from practice, after a BBC investigation led to the “biggest crackdown” in UK pharmaceutical history. In 2012, undercover reporters were sold Valium and opiates without prescription at seven London pharmacies. Now those responsible have been banned for between six months and life. The BBC’s evidence has[…]
More drug-drivers are being arrested and convicted since new laws were introduced in England and Wales last year, the government has said. The Department for Transport cited figures from Cheshire Police that showed arrests there were up 800% to 530 from 70 in the previous year. Legislation was brought in covering legal driving limits for[…]
Domestic violence against women in the UK has reached “crisis” proportions, according to a hard-hitting report released recently. One in four British women will experience abuse at the hands of a partner during their lives. The same proportion will be sexually assaulted or raped – normally by someone they know. ‘Culture of tolerance’ These shocking[…]
The grieving family of murder victim Sean Annandale have voiced concern over knife crime. They talked about the “devastating” effect of using knives as weapons following the murder of their 22-year-old son in Golcar last summer. They and detectives spoke out after a judge sentenced killer Jamal Buckle to at least 13 years behind bars. He[…]
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