Newgate Calendar

By sizemore Last edited 153 months ago
Newgate Calendar

A man who stabbed City banker John Monckton to death during a robbery at his home has been jailed for a minimum of 36 years. Damien Hanson gets three life sentences.

"I shall now be going to have a glass of champagne and then I'm looking forward to going on tour again,". Former Bay City Rollers star not guilty of drug charges.

"They murdered him. They murdered him. They murdered my son...How many times do they have to shoot a man before they consider him harmless?" Police officers who shot a man holding a gun-shaped lighter acted lawfully.

"We are delighted to be informed by FACT that this is one of the biggest seizures to date of counterfeit goods of this type in the UK." More than £500,000 of pirated goods seized in north-west London.

Antiques and art treasures, possibly including works by Picasso, Rubens and Titian worth millions of pounds, have been stolen from the 17th century Wiltshire mansion of the reclusive multi-millionaire Harry Hyams in what police believe could be Britain's biggest ever burglary. Centre Point developer loses more than his DVD player.

...not only were police lying in wait for the sledgehammer-wielding gang, but one of them died in the short high speed chase that followed. The court heard that Misha Neering's getaway motorbike spun out of control, hurtling into the path of a pursuing patrol car. Three jailed for Tiffany's ram raid .

Last Updated 03 February 2006