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Bringing coronavirus criminals to justice

A number of people who have spat or coughed at emergency workers, or exploited coronavirus for their own gain, have been charged and prosecuted. The CPS have provided a sample of some of the cases which the CPS has charged and prosecuted recently. Read More

‘Coronavirus coughs’ at key workers will be charged as assault, CPS warns

Anyone using coronavirus to threaten emergency and essential workers faces serious criminal charges, the Director of Public Prosecutions has warned. Read More

Up to 50 prosecutions for assaults on emergency workers every day, according to CPS

In the first year of legislation making attacks on emergency workers a specific offence, The Crown Prosecution Service says it has prosecuted more than 50 assaults a day. Read More

Hillsborough: Safety Officer fined

The CPS has announced that Graham Mackrell, former Sheffield Wednesday Club Secretary, has been sentenced to a fine of £6,500 and ordered to pay costs of £5,000 for his role in the Hillsborough disaster 30 years ago. Read More

Child death on bouncy castle leads to convictions

Two fairground workers have been found guilty of manslaughter by gross negligence after a bouncy castle blew away in high winds with a seven-year-old girl still inside. Read More

Hillsborough disaster accused appear in crown court

The men sat in a glass-walled dock at Preston Crown Court in Lancashire. Read More

Two men convicted of manslaughter after four die in tipper truck incident

Two men have been convicted of manslaughter after four people were killed by a tipper truck, after its brakes failed Read More

Lorry driver had signed mobile phone declaration hours before crash

A lorry driver who caused the deaths of four family members on the A34 in Berkshire, while scrolling through music Read More

Man jailed for six years following fatal fall

One man has been jailed for six years and another for eight months after two incidents on the same day Read More



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