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#Old Bailey

# old-bailey - Sunday 3 January, 2021

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

WikiLeaks call for US to drop charges against Julian Assange

Jan 3rd 2021, 8:09 AM 14,338 Views 17 Comments

A judge will decide whether he should be extradited from the UK tomorrow.

# old-bailey - Friday 20 November, 2020

'Naive and gullible’ but not a people-smuggler, migrant deaths accused says
# Essex Lorry Deaths
# Essex Lorry Deaths

'Naive and gullible’ but not a people-smuggler, migrant deaths accused says

Nov 20th 2020, 2:51 PM 19,397 Views 0 Comments

Eamonn Harrison, of Co Down, Northern Ireland, has denied the manslaughter of 39 migrants.

# old-bailey - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'Wagatha Christie' case reaches High Court as Rebekah Vardy sues Coleen Rooney for libel
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# Old Bailey

'Wagatha Christie' case reaches High Court as Rebekah Vardy sues Coleen Rooney for libel

Nov 19th 2020, 11:32 AM 37,110 Views 0 Comments

Vardy denies that she leaked stories about Rooney to The Sun newspaper.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack
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# Old Bailey

Man (26) pleads guilty to murdering three men in Reading park knife attack

Nov 11th 2020, 7:11 PM 23,404 Views 0 Comments

James Furlong, aged 36, David Wails, aged 49, and Joseph Ritchie-Bennett, aged 39, all died in the attack on 20 June.

# old-bailey - Friday 28 August, 2020

Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex
# Ronan Hughes
# Ronan Hughes

Haulier pleads guilty to manslaughter in relation to deaths of 39 Vietnamese people in Essex

Aug 28th 2020, 5:51 PM 19,817 Views 0 Comments

Armagh haulier Ronan Hughes pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey today to 39 counts of manslaughter.

Six men - including three from Northern Ireland - due in court over Essex lorry deaths
# People-smuggling Ring
# People-smuggling Ring

Six men - including three from Northern Ireland - due in court over Essex lorry deaths

Aug 28th 2020, 7:25 AM 10,076 Views 0 Comments

The bodies of 39 Vietnamese nationals were found after the container arrived on a ferry from Europe in October 2019.

# old-bailey - Thursday 20 August, 2020

'He may never be released': Manchester Arena bomb plotter jailed for 55 years
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

'He may never be released': Manchester Arena bomb plotter jailed for 55 years

Aug 20th 2020, 2:24 PM 28,634 Views 28 Comments

Hashem Abedi is expected to die in jail after being handed 24 life sentences.

# old-bailey - Friday 24 July, 2020

Widow of UK police officer ‘immensely disappointed’ as killers are acquitted of murder but found guilty of manslaughter
# Andrew Harper
# Andrew Harper

Widow of UK police officer ‘immensely disappointed’ as killers are acquitted of murder but found guilty of manslaughter

Updated Jul 24th 2020, 5:44 PM 40,572 Views 0 Comments

The teenagers face prison terms for his manslaughter.

# old-bailey - Friday 21 February, 2020

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London
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# Old Bailey

Islamic State supporter admits plot to blow up St Paul's Cathedral in London

Updated Feb 21st 2020, 3:03 PM 27,521 Views 0 Comments

Safiyya Amira Shaikh will be sentenced in May.

# old-bailey - Friday 17 May, 2019

White supremacist handed a life sentence in England over plot to kill a serving MP
# Neo-Nazi
# Neo-Nazi

White supremacist handed a life sentence in England over plot to kill a serving MP

May 17th 2019, 2:31 PM 19,164 Views 63 Comments

He had been serving a prison sentence for stirring up hatred and was previously sentenced for committing child sex offence.

# old-bailey - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May
# Naa’imur Rahman
# Naa’imur Rahman

Man jailed in London for planning terrorist attack to kill Theresa May

Sep 1st 2018, 3:38 PM 9,178 Views 0 Comments

Naa’imur Rahman pleaded guilty to engaging in conduct in assisting the preparation of terrorist acts.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

French couple sentenced to 30 years over murder of nanny
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

French couple sentenced to 30 years over murder of nanny

Jun 26th 2018, 1:39 PM 24,061 Views 12 Comments

The couple were convicted last month of the murder, and of attempting to dispose of Sophie Lionnet’s body by burning it.

# old-bailey - Monday 26 March, 2018

Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Former Boyzone member tells London murder trial his ex-girlfriend was 'abusive' and 'manipulative'

Mar 26th 2018, 8:31 PM 63,707 Views 0 Comments

Sabrina Kouider is accused of murdering au pair Sophie Lionnet in September 2016.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent
# Drop Off Point
# Drop Off Point

Pilot jailed for dropping £2.5m-worth of cocaine into a field in Kent

Nov 28th 2017, 9:32 PM 20,272 Views 14 Comments

The Belgian pilot admitted to the offence at the Old Bailey today, and was sentenced to 14 years.

# old-bailey - Friday 6 October, 2017

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

Members of gang which ran prostitution ring in UK hotels convicted

Oct 6th 2017, 1:19 PM 14,127 Views 0 Comments

In total, the operation generated hundreds of thousands of pounds.

# old-bailey - Monday 25 September, 2017

London man convicted of killing fiancée hours after their engagement party
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# Old Bailey

London man convicted of killing fiancée hours after their engagement party

Sep 25th 2017, 8:34 PM 48,812 Views 0 Comments

He was found several hours later semi-naked and bleeding from a self-inflicted injury.

# old-bailey - Monday 18 September, 2017

Cyclist jailed for 18 months over death of pedestrian caused by 'furious driving'
# London
# London

Cyclist jailed for 18 months over death of pedestrian caused by 'furious driving'

Sep 18th 2017, 2:26 PM 36,238 Views 78 Comments

44-year-old Kim Briggs died after being knocked down by a bicycle.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Fake policeman convicted of murdering man he met on gay dating website
# London
# London

Fake policeman convicted of murdering man he met on gay dating website

Aug 9th 2017, 11:03 PM 22,270 Views 9 Comments

The death of Peter Fasoli was deemed accidental until his nephew found a video recording of his murder on a hard-drive.

# old-bailey - Friday 14 July, 2017

59-year-old man jailed for raping 17-year-old girl who fell asleep at London house party
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# Old Bailey

59-year-old man jailed for raping 17-year-old girl who fell asleep at London house party

Jul 14th 2017, 7:53 PM 23,902 Views 18 Comments

The man befriended the girl and her friends.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years
# Radicalised
# Radicalised

British man who intended to join IS jailed for 6 years

Jun 14th 2017, 10:59 PM 14,113 Views 121 Comments

The 24-year-old pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey last month.

# old-bailey - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Man guilty of manslaughter over death of London woman crushed by over half a tonne of window frames
# Amanda Telfer
# Amanda Telfer

Man guilty of manslaughter over death of London woman crushed by over half a tonne of window frames

Mar 23rd 2017, 10:36 PM 37,442 Views 0 Comments

She died at the scene from massive crush injuries.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Far-right extremist Thomas Mair will die in jail after he's handed life sentence for Jo Cox murder

Nov 23rd 2016, 10:41 PM 23,507 Views 126 Comments

The MP was murdered a week before Britain’s EU referendum.

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug
# London
# London

'Grindr killer' Stephen Port convicted of murdering three men with date-rape drug

Nov 23rd 2016, 12:39 PM 18,884 Views 0 Comments

Port, who brought the men to his flat in London before secretly feeding them high doses of a date rape drug, was also convicted of three rapes

# old-bailey - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Father sentenced to nine years after force feeding his three-year-old son to death
# London
# London

Father sentenced to nine years after force feeding his three-year-old son to death

Oct 27th 2016, 9:03 PM 28,518 Views 19 Comments

The court heard that the father would mix together cereal and bread with milk and then place his son upon his lap and force him to drink the mixture.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Fake Sheikh facing jail time after conviction for perverting the course of justice in Tulisa trial
# Mazher Mahmood
# Mazher Mahmood

Fake Sheikh facing jail time after conviction for perverting the course of justice in Tulisa trial

Oct 5th 2016, 3:52 PM 17,701 Views 11 Comments

The self-proclaimed ‘king of the sting’ has been convicted of withholding evidence that would have been beneficial to defendant Tulisa Contostavlos.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Radical UK cleric Choudary jailed for encouraging support of Islamic State jihadists
# Brutal Activities
# Brutal Activities

Radical UK cleric Choudary jailed for encouraging support of Islamic State jihadists

Sep 6th 2016, 3:00 PM 12,976 Views 136 Comments

Dressed in a white robe, Choudary showed no emotion as the sentence was passed.

# old-bailey - Monday 25 July, 2016

'Date rape' serial killer facing 17 more charges of poisoning, rape and sexual assault
# Stephen Port
# Stephen Port

'Date rape' serial killer facing 17 more charges of poisoning, rape and sexual assault

Jul 25th 2016, 1:32 PM 33,937 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Port, from Barking in east London, allegedly met the four murder victims on gay dating websites.

# old-bailey - Friday 15 July, 2016

Man who fled to the US after beating father-of-two to death 19 years ago sentenced to life
# London
# London

Man who fled to the US after beating father-of-two to death 19 years ago sentenced to life

Jul 15th 2016, 9:09 PM 21,676 Views 7 Comments

The victim was attacked with a machete, a meat cleaver and a baseball bat in London.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'Ellie told us she loved us...the next day she was dead' - a grandfather's grief
# Court
# Court

'Ellie told us she loved us...the next day she was dead' - a grandfather's grief

Jun 21st 2016, 3:38 PM 23,296 Views 40 Comments

British father Ben Butler was today found guilty of murdering his six-year-old daughter, 11 months after winning a custody battle.

# old-bailey - Friday 27 May, 2016

Irishman jailed for life over murder of woman in London
# London
# London

Irishman jailed for life over murder of woman in London

May 27th 2016, 3:46 PM 27,290 Views 13 Comments

Michael Purcell told officers who found him covered in blood, “I killed the woman next door, just let me die.”

# old-bailey - Friday 22 April, 2016

Men who plotted Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in UK are jailed
# London
# London

Men who plotted Islamic State-inspired drive-by shootings in UK are jailed

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:28 PM 10,789 Views 69 Comments

They were going to target soldiers and police in drive-by shootings.

# old-bailey - Friday 26 February, 2016

Woman convicted of murdering father who had MS
# London
# London

Woman convicted of murdering father who had MS

Feb 26th 2016, 7:00 PM 23,585 Views 0 Comments

Brian and Claire Darbyshire had lived together reclusively for a number of years.

# old-bailey - Monday 22 February, 2016

Mother found guilty of the manslaughter of her two-month-old baby
# London
# London

Mother found guilty of the manslaughter of her two-month-old baby

Feb 22nd 2016, 8:07 PM 21,599 Views 0 Comments

The body of the child has not been found.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Woman sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing convicted paedophile
# London
# London

Woman sentenced to three years in prison for stabbing convicted paedophile

Sep 29th 2015, 7:41 PM 22,383 Views 37 Comments

Michael Pleasted, the woman’s neighbour, had served as long as six years in prison.

# old-bailey - Friday 19 June, 2015

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion
# Courts
# Courts

UK doctor and two nurses charged with manslaughter of woman who travelled from Ireland for abortion

Jun 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 15,732 Views 0 Comments

The 32-year-old woman was 22 weeks pregnant when she died after suffering post-surgery complications.

# old-bailey - Monday 16 March, 2015

Man sentenced to 14 years after killing Irishman with a brick in the street
# Old Bailey
# Old Bailey

Man sentenced to 14 years after killing Irishman with a brick in the street

Mar 16th 2015, 7:31 PM 16,073 Views 13 Comments

The pair were strangers who became involved in an altercation.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial

Jun 24th 2014, 12:03 PM 9,035 Views 40 Comments

The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Man who hacked British soldier to death sentenced to life in prison
# Lee Rigby
# Lee Rigby

Man who hacked British soldier to death sentenced to life in prison

Feb 26th 2014, 9:30 PM 19,324 Views 70 Comments

Michael Adebolajo and his accomplice Michael Adebowale – also sentenced today – were dragged from the dock after screaming at the judge during sentencing.

# old-bailey - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist
# News Of The World
# News Of The World

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist

Jan 28th 2014, 4:42 PM 9,446 Views 7 Comments

A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.

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