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Hidden costs to crime victims
A considered analysis of the legal aspects of the criminal justice process, following the Millie Dowler case in the UK, focussing on the position of the victims' relatives.
Invisible victims of crime and punishment
Magdalene Laundries: An American survivor's interview
"Diana is a survivor of the Magdalene Laundries operated in the United States by the Good Shepherd Sisters, a Roman Catholic religious institute for women."
Missing property tycoon found lost, ragged and scarred
"A missing Irish property developer has been found wandering, lost and emaciated on a country road, eight months after he disappeared."
News World news Forced marriage 'They're following me': chilling words of girl who was 'honour killing' victim
"The murder of Banaz Mahmod by her family in 2006 shocked the country."
Britain's oldest woman robbed aged 112: Vile thug jailed for raid which left frail Grace living in fear
"Grace Jones suffered a string of robberies and break-ins which started five days before her 112th birthday."
Greek Crisis: Son, 60, Pushes Alzheimer Mother, 90, to Death and Commits Suicide
"The son complained about the financial situation of the family."
Is 20p too much to prevent a rape?
"What would you do if you saw a young woman beg the driver of a night bus to let her on board because she was 20p short of the £5 fare?"
Road builders must put people first to curb epidemic of death and injuries
"More money for road safety and better designs for high-speed highways would reduce huge loss of lives and productivity."
woman from Kansas could be sent to jail if she refused to testify against the man she accused of sexual assault Read more:The Criminalization of Rape Victims
"Woman from Kansas could be sent to jail if she refused to testify against the man she accused of sexual assault."
The wrong Carlos: how Texas sent an innocent man to his death
"Groundbreaking Columbia law school study sets out in shocking detail the flaws that led to Carlos DeLuna's execution in 1989."
Italian mafia boss's tomb opened in search for missing girl
"Dozens of boxes of unidentified human bones found in mobster's sarcophagus during search for daughter of Vatican bank worker."
SOS NHS: How spending cuts are savaging our health service
"We can reveal today health cuts in Real Britain are actually hitting the sickest babies and frailest pensioners worst."
“We are building settlements that reproduce sexual violence, crime and xenophobia”
"South Africa is often called the rape capital of the world. A Gender Links study released last year indicated that 75.5% of men in Gauteng admitted to having perpetrated some form of violence against women."
When Jens Breivik watched the news about the Utøya island shooting, he had no idea his son was responsible....
"When Jens Breivik watched the news about the Utøya island shooting, he had no idea his son was responsible. Hit by shock and guilt, he still wonders how far he is to blame."
'Scared' BBC workers offered bodyguards at new Salford base HQ
"Boss Rhian Roberts admitted in a leaked email that the MediaCityUK complex was “a different kettle of fish” to London’s White City HQ"
Battle stress: The hidden price of the Falklands conflict
"As the the 30th anniversary of the start of the war is marked, Paratrooper Les Standish remembers the horror more than ever."
"In the US today, you’re on your own": The homeless living the American Nightmare in tent cities
"58-year-old Jackie has lived in a tent city, 30 miles outside Detroit, since last June. She's one of 5,000 living in 55 such places across the country."
Fuel poverty deaths three times higher than government estimates
"Some 7,800 people die during winter because they can’t afford to heat their homes properly."
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