Rapist who humiliated his victim by filming sex attack has his 'unduly lenient' sentence nearly doubledHesam Khosravi kicked and beat victim and threatened to tape her mouthImmigrant, 24, pulled her around by hair and forced her to perform sex actLaughed about assault during harrowing half-hour video filmed on iPad Appeal court describe watching footage as 'excruciating'Khosravi has his sentence increased from six to 11 years By Rob Cooper PUBLISHED: 16:12 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:01 GMT, 12 April 2013 Rapist: Hesam Khosravi, 24, today had his 'unduly lenient' sentence increased from six to 11 years An Iranian immigrant who filmed himself raping a woman at knife-point on his Apple iPad today had his 'unduly lenient' sentence nearly doubled. Hesam Khosravi, 24, kicked and beat his victim and threatened to tape her mouth up during the attack in Trafford, Greater Manchester. He was originally jailed for six years but the Court of Appeal increased his term to 11 years.
Killer 'growled like the devil as he twisted knife into victim' found with 49 stab wounds and carvings on his face Andrew Nall found with 49 stab wounds and carvings on his face and bodyGary George, 42, allegedly sat on victim's body like he was 'riding a horse' Co-defendant Christine Holleran claims George was like 'the devil' Holleran and George deny murder of supermarket worker in Chester home By Anna Edwards PUBLISHED: 10:08 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:59 GMT, 18 March 2013 A horror film fan twisted a knife into a man's chest while growling like the devil, a court heard. Gary George is accused of murdering supermarket worker Andrew Nall, who was found in his home with 49 stab, slash and cut wounds and carvings on his face and body. George, 42, allegedly twisted a knife into the 53-year-old's body and said: 'It's too late, I have killed him', his co-defendant Christine Holleran said
Fugitive Eastern European criminal entered UK legally and raped two women in knife-point attacks , Butkus followed a 39-year-old woman he and his friends met in a kebab shop after a night out. When she got home she invited Butkus in for a drink but then found her daughter's moneybox had been smashed and him in her bedroom
AA warns on rising peril of potholes…to pedestrians: Numbers affecting Britain's pavements is growingAverage pavement has nearly two potholes per mile but some have fourMotorists and cyclists however face an average of 6.25 potholes per mileGovernment has announced an extra 215m for councils to tackle problem | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 19 December 2012 Potholes are not just a growing menace for motorists – they are an increasing threat to pedestrians too, a survey reveals today. Some pavements already have up to four potholes in every mile, while roads have more than twice that number, the AA reports. And that is before winter wreaks havoc on the highways.
No turtle doves! Alert over bird celebrated in Twelve Days of Christmas as numbers fall two thirds in five years | UPDATED: 07:50 GMT, 7 December 2012 If you are expecting a gift of two turtle doves from your true love this Christmas, you may be disappointed. For the bird, celebrated in the Twelve Days of Christmas, is in peril, conservationists have warned. Latest figures show that the number of turtle doves has plummeted by nearly two thirds in five years and are in increasing danger of disappearing from the British countryside for ever.
Son, 20, knifed mother's 28-year-old toyboy lover to death because he was jealous of him becoming man of the houseBen Edgar sentenced to life at Manchester Crown Court todayHe must serve at least 12 years for the murder of Mark Wood, 28 | UPDATED: 14:54 GMT, 4 December 2012 An over-protective son was jailed for life today after killing his mother’s toyboy lover with a kitchen knife. Manchester Crown Court heard how Ben Edgar, 20, was jealous of his 43-year-old mother's partner Mark Wood, 28, overtaking him as man of the house. Edgar killed Mr Wood just weeks after telling one family friend: 'I swear to God, if he goes near my mum and I’m here, I will kill him – I will do the time for him.' Ben Edgar (left), 20, was told today at Manchester Crown Court that he must serve at least 12 years for stabbing to death Mark Wood (right), 28, at their shared address in Little Lever, Bolton, in June this year Caught in the middle: Edgar's mother, Samantha Bird (pictured) lived with her son and her partner Mr Wood in Ashston Street, Bolton, and endured a 'volatile' relationship with Mr Wood, Manchester Crown Court heard He then dialled 999 telling an operator: 'You best shut the f*** up and get here or I’m gonna murder you all.' Mr Wood was stabbed in the neck with a 37cm kitchen knife and died later in hospital