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June 23, 2018 3:25 AM Serial mugger who preyed on elderly jailed for 6 years

A SERIAL mugger with a history of attacking pensioners for their handbags has been jailed for six years for a violent attack on an elderly couple. Emmett Downes, 39, followed Brian and Ruby Pawley on his bicycle as they walked arm-in-arm in Westbourne, Bournemouth. Bournemouth Crown Court was told Downes had a £100-aday heroin habit at the time of the attack 6

June 22, 2018 6:48 PM Father and son drug dealers are jailed for a total of nine years after police pulled them over for a broken tail light and found haul of cocaine, cannabis and £4,000 cash

A father and son have been jailed for nine years after police pulled them over for a broken tail light and found a stash of cocaine, cannabis and wads of cash. Appearing at Canterbury Crown Court today, Gary Benson, 30, from Margate, Kent, was sentenced to three years and nine months for drug possession with intent to supply. His father Neil Benson 8

June 22, 2018 9:53 AM Man charged after car almost rolled into traffic during M20 police stop

An abandoned car came close to rolling into motorway traffic after a man jumped out when stopped by police. Officers pulled over a Ford Mondeo for a routine check on the London-bound carriageway of the M20 at junction 8 for Hollingbourne. As the vehicle pulled onto the hard shoulder at around 3pm on Wednesday, police said a man jumped from the car and entered 5

June 22, 2018 9:03 AM Schizophrenic's racially-motivated murder of refugee neighbour 'could have been avoided' if 'key' hospital staff hadn't been on HOLIDAY when he was released, report finds

A paranoid schizophrenic who killed a refugee was released from a psychiatric hospital the day before because key staff were on holiday, a has report found. Jeffrey Barry, 57, stabbed to death his neighbour Kamil Ahmad, 49, at their supported living flats in Bristol in July 2016. Barry, who has paranoid schizophrenia, had racially abused Kurdish refugee

June 21, 2018 2:05 PM 'Sharing MDMA is like buying a round of beers': Drug dealer defends giving law student friend, 19, ecstasy before he fell to his death in halls of residence stairwell as he awaits sentence

A dealer who admitted giving ecstasy to a university friend who later died has pleaded for forgiveness saying 'pooling' money for drugs was just like buying a round of beers on campus. Alexander Chippindale, 20, pleaded guilty to supplying MDMA taken on the night law student Luke Johns fell down the stairway of his halls of residence at the University 7

June 20, 2018 3:45 PM From The Prince of Wales in London to The Railway in Manchester: The most popular pub names for each UK county and Ireland revealed

If you thought that every other pub in Britain seems to be called The Red Lion, you wouldn't be far wrong. A new infographic that lists the most popular names for pubs in each UK county and Ireland reveals that The Red Lion is, overall, the most common one. You'll see it on 517 pub signs and it's the most popular pub name in several counties including 5

June 20, 2018 12:17 PM Man charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm police officer in Folkestone

A police officer was rushed to hospital with a broken ankle after he was reportedly assaulted while out on a response call. A man from Folkestone has appeared in court following in the incident in Cheriton Road in the town on Friday. Police were at the scene following a report of a disturbance when the officer was allegedly injured. Kieron Deacy, 20, who lives 7

June 20, 2018 9:02 AM Wife locked away for 16 years by violent husband

A VIOLENT husband who kept his wife a prisoner for more than 16 years while subjecting her to regular beatings and abuse has been jailed. Aziz Rehman, 47, would only allow 36-year-old Zeenit Bibi to leave the house to do the school run and prevented her from seeing doctors about the injuries he inflicted on her. The evil thug would often batter his wife and on one occasion 6

June 19, 2018 11:52 PM Case dropped against accused foot solider of South American gangs who 'stole' free London newspapers for recycling

A man accused of stealing a van load of free newspapers had the case against him withdrawn because prosecutors are not certain what he is accused of is a crime. Westminster magistrates heard that South American gangs are helping themselves to huge piles of the London Evening Standard – which are left for commuters at rail stations – and then selling 4

June 19, 2018 12:07 PM Town mayor, 56, faces years in prison after being convicted of rape and sexual assault involving two girls aged under nine

A former Welsh Tory mayor is facing a jail sentence after being convicted of raping a young girl. David Boswell, who was the Conservative mayor of Pembroke, West Wales, was found guilty of raping a young girl. The 56-year-old, who is still a Pembrokeshire county councillor, was also found guilty of three indecent assaults against her and another girl by a jury at Swansea 9