Crime

Crime

‘It’s Hard To Forget When Something Like That Happens’

Sabrina Ruffles listens to the wise words of a teenager who grew up in the shadow of his cousin’s killing. The day his cousin was...
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Assault And Battery

Sabrina Ruffles has the latest on two violent incidents. A woman was left battered and bruised after she was run down by a cyclist who...

Caught In Court

Sabrina Ruffles rounds-up the latest cases. Several students at Bethnal Green Academy have been made wards of court, after three of their fellow students ran...

Textual Harassment

What is to be done about sexual harassment on London’s public transport? Consultants Project Guardian, who work with police to minimise anti-social behaviour throughout the...

Take Good Care Of Yourself

So you want to be independent and ignore your parents’ advice. But sometimes they really do know what’s good for you, says Chloe Hughes. Leaving...
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All My Judges Are Judys

As a court reporter I sat in on five cases at three different courts (Stratford Magistrates' Court, City of London Magistrates' Court, and Snaresbrook...
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Trapped In Trappin’ (With All The Trimmings)

Rudy-Lashaun hears all about the hard life of the 'Real G'. It was a hot and sunny day. So of course I wasn’t going to...
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Strangeness In Court

Grace Eracleous marvels at the funny things that frequently happen on the way to a conviction. Life altering events occur in court, so you might...

Dangers Of White Lightening

Ebony Bell investigates the dark side of skin lightening products. 'I hate looking in the mirror now! I hate being in public, I feel like...
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Reality TV – For Real!

Grace Eracleous did not expect the courtroom scene to be such a reality check. A defendant in the dock is the most disempowered person I...
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Epic Fright Night In The Forest

Sevi Kemal recalls the night when Halloween turned out to be more frightening than first intended. Mehmet stood there speechless. Nobody answered. There was a...
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No Return To Sex Crime Secrecy!

Azana Francis rejects a call for those accused of sex crimes to remain anonymous until the verdict is brought in. At the very moment when...
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Intimacy In Court

Grace Eracleous witnesses an especially revealing scene in the courtroom. Her fingers poked through the tiniest gap between the panes of glass. The curly haired...

Fast and Furious Police

Rudy Omisore comes across yet another police car chase accident. I was on my lunch break, and this was the Brixton Road, so the police...
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Trains And Stations Must Be Made Safe For Women

London’s transport chiefs should do more to prevent women being harassed on their way home, says Sian Killean. Using public transport is part of the...

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