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# UK Courts

This year
Kevin Spacey tells jury he was ‘intimate’ with man but denies ‘violent’ assault
The actor is accused of sexual assaults between 2001 and 2013.
Alleged victim of Kevin Spacey told police it was 'well known' actor was 'up to no good'
Spacey is accused of sex offences against four men between 2001 and 2013.
Disgraced paedophile pop star Gary Glitter freed from jail
The glam rock singer was jailed in 2015 for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.
Last year
Man denies stabbing Irish pensioner to death in London
Lee Byer pleaded not guilty to the murder of 87-year-old Thomas O’Halloran in west London on 16 August.
US woman Anne Sacoolas avoids UK jail sentence over death of Harry Dunn
The 45-year-old declined to come to the Old Bailey in person to be sentenced today.
‘Evil’ London therapist found guilty of killing her friend and dumping her headless body
Alternative therapist Jemma Mitchell hit 67-year-old Mee Kuen Chong over the head with a weapon at her London home in June last year.
Man ‘sexually assaulted two women in queue to see Queen Elizabeth's lying in state’, court told
Adio Adeshine was charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of breaching a sexual harm prevention order.
Arrest warrant issued for Anthony Stokes as footballer fails to appear in UK court
The former Celtic striker was expected at Hamilton Sheriff Court today for sentencing for stalking his ex-partner.
Kevin Spacey ‘strenuously denies’ sex assault allegations in UK court
The 62-year-old former Hollywood star was granted bail at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
UK judge allows government to send asylum seekers to Rwanda
Home Secretary Priti Patel said the government will now continue to deliver “on progressing our world-leading Migration Partnership”.
Man charged with murder of four people in south-east London remanded in custody
Joshua Jacques, 28, appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court.
Tory MP found guilty of sexually assaulting 15-year-old boy
Southwark Crown Court heard how Imran Ahmad Khan forced the teenager to drink gin and tonic.
All time
US diplomat's wife to face UK criminal proceedings over death of Harry Dunn
Anne Sacoolas (44) is charged with causing the teenage motorcyclist’s death by dangerous driving.
Peter Robinson threatens to leave Government over Hyde Park case
The Northern Ireland First Minister has said that there are “people going around with letters stuffed in their pockets” which mean they can’t be arrested.
Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse
Police corruption has been linked to the failure to convict anyone for the murder of Daniel Morgan in 1987.
Juror sentenced to six months after researching case online
Theodora Dallas, 34, was found to be in contempt of court after disobeying the judge’s instructions about independent research.
Woman admits biting off boyfriend's testicles during drunken row
Maria Topp, 44, is due to be sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court next month.
Man, 46, assaulted 13-year-old - for killing him in Call of Duty
A court hears Mark Bradford, 46, charged to the house of a schoolboy and throttled him – for killing his character in a video game.
David Cameron defends tough sentencing for rioters
Meanwhile, police in London say they have charged 1,000 people in relation to last week’s rioting and looting.
Jamie Bulger killer denied parole over child porn conviction
Jon Venables still poses a risk, according to the parole board.
Milly Dowler jury dismissed while deliberating attempted abduction
Judge blamed “deplorable” media reports after yesterday’s conviction for jury discharge on accusation of attempted abduction of second schoolgirl.
Double murderer convicted of killing English schoolgirl Milly Dowler
Dowler, 13, disappeared as she walked home from school in March 2002.