DNA matching that of the man accused of strangling Elaine Doyle was found on her naked body, but not on her clothes.
The police watchdog is investigating claims that one of Britain's most senior policemen met an undercover officer who spied on Stephen Lawrence's family.
Rebekah Brooks's "big hearted" former personal assistant was the most unlikely character to appear in the dock at the Old Bailey, jurors in the hacking trial heard.
Rolf Harris's daughter broke down in court yesterday as she described the "utter shock" of discovering her father had an affair with one of her friends.
A RAPIST who repeatedly abused a young girl before telling the victim's mother it was "the work of the devil" has been jailed for six years.
CRIME boss Jamie Stevenson has still to hand over more than £130,000 in dirty money after a six-year search to find a buyer for his house failed.
A CONVICTED dealer ran a Europe-wide drugs ring while behind bars.
A MAN is to stand trial later this year charged with shooting an electrician in the street.
A TAXI driver who lured 14-year-old schoolgirl to an empty flat and raped her has been jailed for five years and four months.
The parents of a woman who was murdered by her former lover are making an emotional plea for help to try to find her body.
A CONVICTED rapist who was deported from Australia carried out a sex attack on a girl while living in Scotland.
A CELTIC fan has been jailed for a year for tweeting racist comments about two Rangers players.
WHAT do you do with a five-year-old playing with a crossbow?
A FORMER footballer once on Rangers' books faces a prison sentence after police seized a large stash of cocaine he had stuffed into his underpants.
CANOE fraudster John Darwin has been ordered by a court to make a lump sum payment of £40,000 after two pensions matured.
SEVEN people were arrested as a result of an investigation into an alleged gang of thieves pretending to be police officers in Edinburgh.
THE MAN on trial for the murder of Elaine Doyle told police he knew nothing about the case apart from what he had read in newspapers, a court has heard.
AN APPEAL has been lodged over an "unduly lenient" life sentence imposed on a man for murdering his wife at their home.
CHILDREN as young as three have been recorded by police for committing offences.
ROLF Harris's daughter was so "beside herself" when she found out her father was accused of sexually abusing her friend that she furiously banged her head against a wall, a court has heard.
CELTIC star Anthony Stokes has been warned by a judge that his alleged assault of an Elvis impersonator is no minor offence.
A BRITISH man has been arrested after reportedly stabbing a woman in Portugal.
A FOOTBALLER'S FA Cup winner's medal has been stolen in a burglary at his home.
Celtic star Anthony Stokes has been warned by a judge that his alleged assault of an Elvis impersonator is no minor offence.
THE case against former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was neither "rigorous, open-minded or fair", the hacking trial has been told.
A GANG of teenage car thieves have admitted stealing luxury motors from a millionaire's home.
A MAN accused of murdering his ex-wife by setting fire to her has told a court that she was lying to police over threats he was alleged to have made to her.
A JURY has heard how the man on trial for the murder of Elaine Doyle was first confronted with the allegation.
A SERVING police officer who was wrongly charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice after she investigated an alleged assault with a McFlurry ice cream has been awarded £4,000 in damages.
BUSINESSMAN Michael Voudouri appeared in court charged with failing to turn up as a witness.