Poor state of English and Welsh courts worsening backlog, says Law Society | UK criminal justice

Broken heating, sewage, mould, asbestos and leaking toilets and roofs are among the problems encountered by solicitors in courts in England and Wales, a survey by the Law Society has found. Approximately... Read more »

Police watchdog head resigns over ‘criminal probe’

The head of the police watchdog has been forced to resign after he became the subject of a criminal investigation, the Home Secretary said. Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) director general... Read more »

Criminal justice system going ‘backwards’ on domestic abuse, says Labour leader

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Too many victims of domestic... Read more »

Six people have been arrested on suspicion of criminal damage following protest activity – UKNIP

*.* At around 8.20am Thames House in Millbank was sprayed with paint. Officersresponded and made one arrest for criminal damage at 8.45am At around 08:29hrs, the News UK building in London Bridge... Read more »

Just Stop Oil protesters charged with criminal damage to Van Gogh painting | UK news

Two women have appeared in court charged with criminal damage to the frame of Vincent van Gogh’s painting Sunflowers. Two tins of tomato soup were thrown over the painting at London’s National... Read more »

Bus driver faces criminal charges over death of pedestrian at Victoria Station

A London bus driver is facing criminal charges over a crash at Victoria Station which left one woman dead and another seriously injured in hospital. Olusofa Popoola, 59, is accused of causing... Read more »

Criminal charges considered after man killed by falling tree

The Health and Safety Executive is considering criminal charges after a man was killed by a falling tree in a Walthamstow nature reserve. Lukasz Costazza, 30, died seven years ago on June... Read more »

Court hearing from criminal prosecution into Croydon tram crash

The scene of the Croydon tram crash The first court hearing for a criminal prosecution relating to the Croydon tram crash will take place on Friday. Transport for London (TfL), FirstGroup-owned Tram... Read more »

Reappointment of 7 Commissioners of the Criminal Cases Review Commission

The 7 Commissioners have been reappointed for five-year terms: Ian Comfort and Johanna Higgins from 7 May 2022 David Brown from 16 May 2022 Rachel Ellis, Jill Gramann and Rob Ward from... Read more »

Thousands of jobseekers who ignored pay fines for breaking lockdown rules face a CRIMINAL record

At least 3,000 Covid fines handed out to the public have resulted in lingering criminal records which could be revealed in DBS checks when they apply for future jobs, a charity has... Read more »