The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is claiming that a dirty tricks campaign lay behind the charges of rape and sexual assault laid against him by two Swedish women last week.
The new Government promised a change: but in the way it is handling statistics, it has so far been a change for the worse.
Just how likely is it that you – or your teenage son – will be attacked by a stranger in the street?
Yesterday’s conviction of two boys, both aged ten, for the crime of attempted rape raises once more the knotty issue of rape statistics.
Tomorrow a court in Antwerp is expected to rule that Holland’s worst-ever serial killer is innocent of the charges for which she was jailed for life in 2004.
The argument over the retention of “innocent” DNA profiles has descended to a new low as the election approaches.
The police are failing to take anti-social behaviour seriously and to record information about it adequately, according to the Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Denis O’Connor.
“Contrary to popular belief and previous Government reports, juries actually convict more often than they acquit in rape cases” concludes Professor Cheryl Thomas of University Col
Just how far will the Home Office go to justify the retention of DNA profiles from people arrested but not found guilty of any crime?