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Abortion: El Salvador’s jailed women offer US glimpse of post-Roe future

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A 33-year-old woman in El Salvador who suffered a medical emergency while pregnant has been freed after serving a decade in jail for attempted murder, the victim of a draconian abortion ban being replicated in the US....

Paedophile jailed after trying to groom children on social media

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A paedophile has been jailed for 10 years after using social media to groom children. Rachel Fenton, who police said was known as Richard Fenton when arrested and charged, pleaded guilty to 21 child sexual abuse offen...

Sheffield nurse who filmed up gowns of unconscious female patients jailed

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A voyeur nurse who filmed up the gowns of unconscious female patients and recorded staff using the toilet has been jailed for 12 years by a judge who said he had “brought shame on an honourable profession”. Paul Grays...

Police officer who pursued women he met on duty for sex jailed

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A former police officer who had sex with vulnerable women and pursued inappropriate relationships after meeting them in the course of his duties has been jailed for three years. Oliver Perry-Smith was described as a “...

Boris Becker jailed for two years for hiding assets after bankruptcy

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Boris Becker has been jailed for two years and six months for hiding millions of pounds’ worth of assets after being made bankrupt in June 2017. Sentencing Becker, the judge, Deborah Taylor, said: “I take into account...

Will prosecutors pursue a new trial against a Black woman jailed for a voting error?

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Hello, and happy Thursday, On Monday morning, I’ll be in Memphis, where Pamela Moses is set to make her first court appearance since having her six-year prison sentence for trying to register to vote overturned. Moses...

Tory rebels join Labour in opposing law change that could see refugees jailed

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Labour has described the government’s approach to refugees as “deeply shameful” after ministers confirmed they are to stick with a planned law change that could potentially see Ukrainians who arrive in the UK without ...

The woman jailed for a voting mistake

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Pamela Moses, a Black Lives Matter activist , was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote. Sam Levine tells the remarkable story How to listen to pod...

Bristol woman who hit officer with skateboard during protest jailed

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A woman who hit a police officer on the head with a skateboard during last year’s riot in Bristol has been jailed for five and a half years. Mariella Gedge-Rogers, 27, also climbed on to the roof of the Bridewell poli...

Rapist caught on CCTV carrying woman through Leeds city centre jailed

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A rapist who abducted a young woman and was caught on CCTV carrying her through a deserted Leeds city centre has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 16 years. Austin Osayande raped his victim in an alleyway an...

Mother and stepfather jailed for six years for locking up and starving autistic son

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A mother and stepfather have been sentenced to six years in prison for locking up and starving their autistic son in a room of “abject squalor and filth” for seven months. Matthew Langley, 22, was “days away from deat...

Hampshire Tinder fraudster jailed after conning woman for £150,000

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A “charming” fraudster who conned a millionaire he met on Tinder into handing him almost £150,000 has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. Richard Dexter, 38, boasted to his victim, Amrita Sebastian, that he was wor...

Man who battered vulnerable stranger to death in Romford jailed for life

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A predator who battered and strangled a vulnerable woman to death after their paths crossed on a bus has been jailed for life. Valentin Lazar, 21, attacked 45-year-old Maria Rawlings with a wooden stick embedded with ...

Amina-Faye Johnson: parents of baby who died with 60 broken bones jailed

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The parents of an eight-week-old baby girl who died with more than 60 broken bones in her body have been jailed after being found guilty by a jury of causing or allowing her to suffer serious physical harm. During the...

German killer who had ‘cannibalism fantasies’ jailed for life

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A Berlin teacher has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison for the killing of another man that the judge said was carried out as part of “cannibalism fantasies”. The 42-year-old, identified only as ...

At least 18 peaceful environmental protesters jailed in UK this year

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At least 18 peaceful environmental protesters have been sent to prison this year, with 10 spending Christmas Day behind bars. As concern about the climate crisis grows, activists have been jailed for blocking roads, d...

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