2016: Sadie Hartley Murder
An obsessive “she devil” who murdered a love rival in a brutal attack she plotted with a friend has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years. Sarah Williams, 35, stunned Sadie Hartley with a cattle prod and stabbed her 41 times in an “orgy of violence”.
2016: Angela Wrightson Murder
Two 15-year-old girls have been given life sentences with minimum terms of 15 years for the torture and murder of a vulnerable woman. Angela Wrightson, 39, was found semi-naked in her living room in Hartlepool with more than 100 injuries – including 80 to her face – in December 2014.
2014: Phone-Hacking Scandal
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months for conspiring to hack phones. Ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges against her as the long-running phone-hacking trial at the Old Bailey came to and end last month.