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Ministers rally round Brown

Senior ministers tonight rallied round Gordon Brown after he suffered the humiliation of another catastrophic by-election defeat for Labour.

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Curse of the DNA register

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

One million innocent Britons 'criminalised', says damning report

The man who can't escape death row

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

After 21 years in prison, Kenny Richey was freed last year. But life on the outside has been marked by alcoholism, violence and despair. By Mark Hughes

Sarika Watkins-Singh displays her kara outside the court after her victory in the discrimination case

High Court backs girl barred from wearing bangle

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

A Sikh schoolgirl who was excluded from her school for refusing to remove a religious bangle has won her High Court battle after a judge decided that the school's actions were unlawful under Britain's race and equality laws.

New murder laws 'may send wrong message'

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

The Conservatives raised alarm over the Government's planned overhaul of murder laws yesterday, warning they risked sending the wrong message over the seriousness of the crime.

Legal Opinion: Privacy on parade in Fleet Street and the law courts

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Our shy and retiring privacy law is rarely out of the media spotlight. The media lawyer Amber Melville-Brown suggests why we should be grateful that it exists

Lee Fitzsimmons, who died in a Puma helicopter crash in Iraq

SAS dead named in landmark decision

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Plans to keep the identities of SAS fatalities in Iraq and Afghanistan secret were in tatters last night, following a coroner's landmark decision to allow the naming of two troopers killed in a Puma helicopter crash in Iraq in November 2007.

Overhaul of domestic violence murder defence

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Women who kill abusive partners could escape conviction for murder if they can prove they lived in "fear of serious violence" under an overhaul of the homicide laws announced today.

Homeless woman arrested after blaze

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

A homeless woman was arrested today on suspicion of starting a fire which engulfed a church, sources said.

Constant tours of duty leading to exodus of officers

Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Continuous deployments in Afghanistan and Iraq are leading to an exodus of experienced personnel from the military, with the danger that it may be losing its next generation of commanders, an official report is expected to warn this week.

Sellers face a double whammy of falling prices and a bigger cut for the estate agent

House prices plunge again – as estate agents raise their fees

Monday, 28 July 2008

Many of Britain's biggest estate agents are raising their prices in a desperate bid to increase their earnings from the ever-dwindling number of homes they are now able to sell.

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Columnist Comments

deborah_orr

Deborah Orr: Face the facts: men are more prone to violence than women

What is murder? It is a much more complicated question than it may seem

hamish_mcrae

Hamish McRae: Don't despair over house prices

So what's to be done about the mortgage famine?

mark_steel

Mark Steel: Why do the unions keep handing over money?

Where unions have defied the trend and grown has been where they're seen to be defending the workforce

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