New details have emerged about forensic testing deficiencies at two of the country’s leading laboratories. Police are currently investigating the circumstances, and a number of people have been arrested.
In Belgium such behaviour can be considered criminal. A man has been convicted under a new law which does criminalise sexism. After being stopped driving his car he told the female police officer to do a job “adapted to women”. He was fined €3,000 for insulting the officer because of her gender.
Monkey dust is a new synthetic drug and a type of psychoactive substance. It is similar to other cathinone drugs such as MDPV, methylone and magic crystals.
It is over 50 years since we have head the death penalty here in the UK. In 1964, Peter Allen and Gwynne Evans were the last people to be hung in England for the murder of John West, 15 months before the abolition of the death penalty.
Nowadays reporting via social media can happen very quickly and it is often one of the things not thought about by those facing criminal proceedings.
There has been a lot of discussion about the sentence passed following Ant McPartlin’s (Ant and Dec) conviction for drink driving.