Alex Nichols admitted a charge of improper language and/or behaviour towards a referee Arsenal have warned youth coach Alex Nichols after he was banned for three matches and fined £400 for verbally abusing a teenage female referee. Nichols was initially banned for one game and fined £300 but this was increased at a second hearing…

Image copyright CPS Image caption Carl Beech, pictured in a 2014 police interview, denies fraud and perverting the course of justice The ex-wife of an alleged VIP abuse fantasist first heard about his claims after seeing him being interviewed on television, a court has heard. Dawn Beech said her ex-husband, Carl, never said anything during…

The victims of a man who groomed and abused them over years when they were girls have set up a website to help other survivors. The women say they have found comfort by sharing their stories. They were all abused by the same man – Michael Murphy, a former music tour manager, from Lewisham, London,…

Image copyright PA A man who accused multiple public figures of child sexual abuse is a “committed and manipulative paedophile”, a court has heard. Carl Beech has convictions for voyeurism and making and possessing indecent images of children. Police discovered the offences after seizing devices from his home while investigating him for alleging abuse by…

At 47, Matt is a virgin, but wants to settle down and start a family. So, for the first time, he is immersing himself in the world of online dating. Matt Carey is struggling to find the right words to describe himself on his online dating profile. “You’re an attractive man. You’re lovely, intelligent and…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some jurors left the Old Bailey in tears A man has been jailed after reducing members of a jury to tears with “vile and intimidating abuse”. Nicolo Moriano, 21, shouted swear words from the public gallery at the Old Bailey on 12 April, after jurors convicted bouncer and boxing…

Chelsea fans watched their team beat Slavia Prague 1-0 in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final Chelsea are investigating a supporter’s complaint of being racially abused by fellow Blues fans in the Europa League win at Slavia Prague on Thursday. Jay Bailey told the BBC he was subjected to racist slurs about his…

Image copyright UK Law News Image caption Patrick Grant was convicted of three counts on indecent assault in south Wales A former children’s home boss who abused young boys decades ago has been jailed for eight years. Patrick Grant, 69, from Cardiff, was convicted at Inner London Crown Court of three counts of indecent assault…