Legal News

Rape trials: Conviction rates lowest for young men

26 September 2018

Less than a third of young men prosecuted for rape in England and Wales last year were found guilty, according to new figures. Prosecutors said the low conviction rate was a "challenge for the entire criminal justice system".

Three police forces will test eyesight of all drivers stopped

03 September 2018

Drivers who fail to read a number plate from 20m (65ft) away when stopped by police will have their licences revoked immediately in a new crackdown. Three forces in England are planning to test every motorist they stop in a bid to clamp down on drivers with defective eyesight.