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JULIEN: TEENAGER FELL VICTIM TO 'FACEBOOK RAPIST'


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A teenage girl was raped after she agreed to meet a stranger she had sent topless photos to over Facebook, a court heard.

The 19 year-old started flirting with Gavin Julien, 27, because he had an attractive profile photo, jurors were told.

But when she finally met him near her home in Hertfordshire, she was not sure he was the same person, it is claimed.

Julien allegedly took her back to his flat in Hackney, east London, and sexually assaulted her in his bedroom, the Old Bailey heard.

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Andrew Jefferson, 52, repeatedly stabbed this shopkeeper shouting: "You f*****g foreigners, coming to the UK to poison the British people".' The victim was lucky to survive the attack. Jefferson was jailed for ten years.

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September 01, 2015

ANDERSON:RICKSHAW DRIVER SPARKED PARLIAMENT ROOFTOP SIEGE


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A rickshaw driver who caused £5,500 of damage to the Houses of Parliament during an eight hour rooftop stand-off is to walk free today (tues).

Braydon Liam Anderson, 23, sparked a major security alert after he drunkenly scaled the historic landmark and ranted about supporting ISIS to bemused crowds.

During the attack he yanked a golden ornamental crown from the top of a colonnade and used it to smash a stained glass window, shattered 11 further windows and battered a CCTV camera.

He used a broom to jab at officers who attempted to rescue him from the 100-foot high perch and told them he got there 'by magic' on 7 March this year.


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  September 01, 2015

LORD JANNER'S SEX ABUSE TRIAL PENCILLED IN FOR FEBRUARY 2016


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Lord Janner's trial over allegations of historical child sexual abuse could take place in February, a court heard today (tues).

Greville Janner, who was the Labour MP for Leicester West for 27 years from 1970, is accused of 22 sexual offences against nine boys and men between 1963 and 1988.

The peer, 87, was forced to attend a brief hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court last month despite his lawyers' claims that he was too ill to appear in person.

But the former QC, a member of the House of Lords since 1997, was not required to attend today's (Mon) 'purely administrative' hearing at the Old Bailey following an order made by Mr Justice Sweeney.


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September 02, 2015

ABIDI: JAIL FOR CURRENCY EXCHANGE BOSSES WHO LAUNDERED SNIFF CASH FOR VAPORUB BARON


ILFORD

A father and son who laundered more than £1m for a 'VapoRub' cocaine baron through their family currency exchange have been jailed for a total of nine and-a-half years.

Syed Abidi, 71, and son Jamshed Abidi, 38, used the Euro 1 currency shop in Paddington, west London, to clean 12.5m Euros between June 2011 and May 2012.

Using the 'smokescreen of ghost or fictitious customers' they laundered 'huge amounts of cash' and were only caught after investigators planted secret surveillance cameras and bugs.

Surveillance revealed drug baron Florian Koxha, 39, repeatedly visiting the premises to covert cash to smuggle overseas.

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  September 01, 2015

AKHTAR:RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT ATTACKED BY COLLEAGUE


CHISWICK, WEST LONDON

A recruitment consultant was left needing reconstructive surgery after he was attacked by a colleague on a staff night out, the Old Bailey heard.

Christopher Mensah told of his shock when he was whacked by Samear Akhtar, 29, outside Liverpool Street train station, in central London.

The pair had been out celebrating the recent success of leading financial recruiting firm McGregor Boyall.

Mr Mensah told jurors the argument was sparked by a disagreement between Akhtar and manager Ryan Tindall over the romantic attentions of a female reveller.


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