One of the transfers under investigation, which led to the ban, was the signing of Bertrand Traore Chelsea have taken their appeal against a two-window transfer ban imposed by Fifa to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Blues are not allowed to buy players until the end of January 2020 and failed with their…

Image copyright Handout Image caption Jodie Chesney was the fifth teenager to be stabbed to death in London this year A 17-year-old boy has appeared in court charged with the murder of a teenage girl in a London park. Jodie Chesney was attacked in Harold Hill in Romford, east London, on 1 March. The boy,…

Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption John Worboys entered no plea to the charges A former black cab driver has appeared in court by videolink charged with four offences against women. John Worboys, referred to by his new name John Radford, is alleged to have used drugs with the intention of carrying out sexual offences….

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann is due to appear next at the Old Bailey on 26 July A man accused of 21 offences including eight rapes across England has refused to attend a plea hearing at the Old Bailey. Joseph McCann, 34, was due to appear via video-link from Belmarsh Prison. But…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The woman and her ex-partner went on trial at the Old Bailey in 2019 A family court judge has refused to reopen the case of a man accused of subjecting a three-year-old girl to female genital mutilation (FGM) after he was cleared by a jury. In April 2018, Judge…

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…

Image copyright PA Image caption Police found the women’s remains at a flat in Vandome Close A man has appeared in court charged with preventing the burial of two women whose bodies were in a freezer. The remains were found clothed and on top of each other at Zahid Younis’s flat in Vandome Close, Canning…