The mother of murdered Helen McCourt said she is “elated” laws are to finally change so killers are denied parole if they refuse to reveal where they hid their victim’s body.
The parents of murdered toddler James Bulger have called for a film about his brutal death to be removed from Oscar contention.
Two brothers who used their convenience stores to groom teenage girls with free sweets and crisps have been jailed for committing a string of sexual offences.
A two-year-old girl has been seriously injured after being attacked by dogs in the garden of a house in Liverpool.
An organised crime gang has been convicted of blowing up cash machines across Britain - including two in Tayside - and stealing hundreds of thousands of pounds.