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Ex-Everton striker Marcus Bent has won a court fight over the ownership of a house more than four years after being declared bankrupt (David Davies/PA)

Bankrupt ex-footballer wins court fight over ownership of house

Bankruptcy trustees wanted to take possession of a house they said Marcus Bent, who played for more than a dozen clubs, including Everton, owned

‘Selfish’ drink driver who killed devoted soulmates is jailed

Michael Saltmarsh ploughed into Wendy and David Gay after driving through a red light.

Council loses appeal over plans to use RAF site to house asylum seekers

Braintree District Council brought legal action against the Home Office over the proposed use of Wethersfield Airfield.

Police metal detector wands may be used after sergeant’s death

The watchdog said its recommendation to use the search wands in all response vehicles and vehicles used to transport detainees had been accepted


Footage shows moments before police sergeant Matt Ratana shot dead

Louis De Zoysa, 25, has been found guilty of the murder of Met police custody sergeant Matt Ratana at Croydon police station


Police officer jailed for sexual assault and indecent messages sent to cadets

Adnan Ali sexually assaulted three victims, aged between 15 and 18, and sent sexual messages which were ‘bordering on relentless’.

People smuggler pleads guilty to manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants

The migrants were found dead in the container which had been transported by ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium to Purfleet early on October 23 2019.

Croydon police station gunman found guilty of custody sergeant’s murder

Louis De Zoysa faces a mandatory life sentence after jurors rejected his claim of diminished responsibility.

Teenage mother found guilty of murdering newborn son and putting body in bin bag

Paris Mayo, 19, has been found guilty of murdering her son Stanley after she gave birth to him alone at her parents’ home in 2019.

Pensioner jailed over 1974 killing of woman after DNA breakthrough

John Apelgren, 80, was sentenced for 10 years and 6 months over the death of Eileen Cotter, who he throttled before throwing her out of his car.

Police in truck stop search for body of man not seen for two years

The Metropolitan Police have urged anyone with information on the disappearance of Frank McKeever to contact the force.

Murdered student’s father: ‘Animals would treat my daughter better’

Muhammad Arslan has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 20 years for murdering Hina Bashir.

Obsessive man jailed for suffocating student with face mask

Muhammad Arslan was found guilty on Wednesday of murdering 21-year-old Hina Bashir and perverting the course of justice by concealing her body.

Gang who smuggled Albanians into UK behind lorry drivers’ seats jailed

In one text, the criminals boasted of ‘99 per cent’ success rate


Two people arrested on suspicion of murdering Croydon pensioner

Man, 28, and woman, 31, in custody after arrests at Stansted Airport in early hours of Friday morning


Tributes to ‘loving’ grandmother found dead after suspected burglary

‘My heart is broken with this cruel, mindless and senseless attack. I pray God brings the culprits to book as soon as possible’


Jury goes out in trial of gunman accused of murdering police custody sergeant

Louis De Zoysa is claiming diminished responsibility over the shooting of Sgt Matt Ratana in Croydon, south London, in 2020.

Blunt force trauma ‘only plausible explanation’ for baby’s death, court told

Gemma Barton and Craig Crouch deny murdering 10-month-old Jacob Crouch at their home in Derbyshire in December 2020.

Woman, in 60s, pushed to ground and kicked in London bus attack horror

The victim suffered a broken nose in the ‘unprovoked’ assault, Scotland Yard said


Man pleads not guilty to murdering delivery driver hit with his own van

Christopher Elgifari also denied robbing Mark Lang’s van during the incident.

Mother of woman murdered at Edinburgh landmark haunted by daughter’s last words

Kashif Anwar was jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his wife in September 2021.

Man who suffocated victim and dumped her in suitcase guilty of murder

Muhammad Arslan, 27, forced a floral patterned mask into the mouth of 21-year-old Hina Bashir in horrific attack


Transport operators facing large fines over Croydon tram disaster

Transport for London and Tram Operations Limited have accepted health and safety failings relating to the derailment in which seven people died.

Defence closes its case in Croydon police station shooting murder trial

Louis De Zoysa, 25, denies murdering Sgt Matt Ratana, claiming he suffered an autistic meltdown after being taken into custody.