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# old-bailey - Friday 28 August, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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'

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# old-bailey - Monday 9 December, 2013

Man accused of Lee Rigby murder “loves” Al Qaeda: “They’re my brothers”

Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale are accused of murdering 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby with knives and a machete.

# old-bailey - Friday 27 September, 2013

Men accused of killing Lee Rigby in Woolwich plead 'not guilty'

Michael Adebowale and Michael Adebolajo appeared in court, by videolink, today.

# old-bailey - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Boston College tapes: transcripts of Dolours Price interview to be handed to PSNI

PSNI detectives investigating the kidnapping and murder of mother-of-ten Jean McConville in 1972 have fought for the tapes for a number of years.

# old-bailey - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Man due in court over IRA murder of four British soldiers at Hyde Park

John Downey was arrested at Gatwick Airport last week and is due before the court later today.

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