Compulsive liar is jailed for making her ELEVENTH false rape claim, against an innocent man 'who she decided she didn't like anymore'Elizabeth Jones, 22, invented her first sex attack in 2004, when aged 13Her latest victim was targeted because she didn't like himAfter he was held for nine hours CCTV disproved her malicious claim By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 11:26 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:37 GMT, 26 February 2013 Jailed: Elizabeth Jones, 22, faces 16 months in prison after making 11 false rape claims since 2004 A compulsive liar has been jailed for 16 months after falsely claiming she had been raped 11 times in nine years.
More than 1,000 women suffer sex attack EVERY DAY, report saysReport reveals almost half a million women are preyed upon every year But only one in 88 rape claims results in conviction, Crime Survey findsMost of 400,000 female victims subject to unwanted touching or exposureOne in 200 women was victim of rape or another serious sexual assault By Larisa Brown and Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 20:59 GMT, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 03:10 GMT, 11 January 2013 More than 1,000 women suffered a sexual assault every day last year – but only one in 88 rape claims resulted in a conviction, a report said yesterday. One in five women has been a victim of sexual assault since the age of 16, with almost half a million adult females in England and Wales preyed upon every year, the study revealed
Goodbye 2012! Enjoy the New Year in these spectacular pictures as countries across the globe celebrate the arrival of 2013Swimmers brave freezing temperatures to take part in New Year's Day dips across the world Members of grenadier corps in Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany, fire 12 shots with a cannon at 8amCentral Pacific Ocean island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) first to usher in the New YearSydney saw 2013 at 1pm GMT, with some 1.5 million people attending the city's eventsIn Philippines a child fights for life and more than 400 people hurt by firecrackers and gunfire in celebrationsThe increasingly democratic Myanmar – also known as Burma – celebrated with its first ever public countdownMoscow's Red Square was filled with spectators as fireworks exploded near the Kremlin to welcome the new year200,000 turn out in Shanghai to witness the 4D light show and lighting up of historical buildingsMulticolored fireworks danced up and down the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – in Dubai The festive mood in New Delhi has been marred by the death of a young rape victim on Saturday More than 1 million people will pack into New York's streets for the traditional crystal ball drop in Times SquareAmerican Samoa will be the last place on Earth to herald in the New Year on Tuesday at 11am GMT | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 1 January 2013 Major celebrations to welcome the new year have taken place in some of the world's most iconic locations throughout today.
Goodbye 2012! Enjoy the New Year in these spectacular pictures as countries across the globe celebrate the arrival of 2013Central Pacific Ocean island of Kiritimati (Christmas Island) first to usher in the New YearSydney saw 2013 at 1pm GMT, with some 1.5 million people attending the city's eventsThe increasingly democratic Myanmar – also known as Burma – celebrated with its first ever public countdownMoscow's Red Square was filled with spectators as fireworks exploded near the Kremlin to welcome the new yearMulticolored fireworks danced up and down the world's tallest building – the Burj Khalifa – in Dubai The festive mood in New Delhi has been marred by the death of a young rape victim on Saturday More than 1 million people will pack into New York's streets for the traditional crystal ball drop in Times SquareAmerican Samoa will be the last place on Earth to herald in the New Year on Tuesday at 11am GMT | UPDATED: 04:36 GMT, 1 January 2013 Major celebrations to welcome the new year have taken place in some of the world's most iconic locations throughout today. Lavish and expensive fireworks lit up skylines in Sydney, Hong Kong and Shanghai and even the once-isolated country of Myanmar – also known as Burma – joined the countdown party for the first time in decades.
‘I want to live’: Extraordinary courage of rape victim who lost intestines in horrific attack on Indian bus as police use tear gas on her supportersVictim is writing notes to her family as she fights for life in hospitalProtesters clash with police as they try to march on presidential palaceSupporters calling for the death penalty for rapists | UPDATED: 23:09 GMT, 22 December 2012 A 23-year-old student who was brutally gang raped by up to seven men has told her family she wants to live as protests rage in India's capital in response to the attack. Thousands of demonstrators have clashed with police after they tried to march to the presidential building in New Delhi, throwing stones while tear gas was fired in retaliation. Inside the Intensive Care Unit at Safdarjung Hospital, the young victim has been communicating with her parents by scrawling notes on a piece of paper as she battles to stay alive.
Met Police pay 15,000 settlement to teenage rape victim for 'shocking' failings which saw alleged attacker acquitted Officers told to make car crime a higher priority at time of attack in 2005 Alleged attacker of 15-year-old was acquitted when police lost evidence, in what a trial judge branded a 'disgrace'Girl's family took legal action, claiming her human rights were breached Investigation led to four officers being reprimanded and shake-up of teamScotland Yard has agreed an out of court settlement with young victim | UPDATED: 14:25 GMT, 13 December 2012 The Metropolitan Police are to pay a 15,000 settlement to a teenage rape victim for 'shocking' failings which saw the alleged attacker acquitted. The alleged attacker of the 15-year-old girl was acquitted when the police lost evidence in what a trial judge branded a 'disgrace'.
At last, censors crack down on sexually violent films that corrupt teenage boys' mindsThe British Board of Film Classification has announced it will tighten guidelines which will see more films banned Campaign groups said that the decision was 'long overdue'The move follows outrage over the release of Human Centipede II last year which had initially been banned | UPDATED: 07:36 GMT, 11 December 2012 Crackdown: An 18 certificate will no longer be sufficient to protect some viewers from sexually deprived and barbaric films with some set to be banned or have scenes cut Sexually violent horror films will finally face a crackdown by censors over fears they distort the way teenage boys view women. The ‘long overdue’ decision comes following research which found widespread public concern over the increasing number of sexually depraved and barbaric films being fed to British audiences.
'A dreadful mistake was made': Sir Richard Branson tells Virgin Mobile to pull 'ill-judged' advert that critics say makes fun of rape EXCLUSIVE: Virgin founder slams Virgin Mobile US team for online advertSays they 'acknowledge a dreadful mistake was made' and it will be pulled Sir Richard doesn't own the US mobile brand but 'made his thoughts clear' | UPDATED: 00:06 GMT, 10 December 2012 Sir Richard Branson last night attacked an advert for Virgin Mobile US that appears to make light of rape. The online advert shows a man standing behind a woman and covering her eyes with his hand before giving her a small present. The caption reads: ‘The gift of Christmas surprise.
HIV positive Colombian truck driver 'infected more than 50 women in uncontrollable rampage' | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 4 December 2012 HIV positive: Libardo Rojas Duenas is alleged to have raped and infected up to 50 women with the condition after going on an uncontrollable rampage An HIV positive Colombian truck driver is alleged to have raped and infected more than 50 women across the country after going on a 'uncontrollable' rampage. Libardo Rojas Duenas, 57, is said to have completely ignored state-issued medical advice after being diagnosed with the deadly virus in 2006. Police say he raped a 16-year-old girl in the city of Ccuta the following year, who soon after discovered she had contracted the sexually transmitted disease.
Spurned lover, 20, jailed for falsely crying rape against her ex-boyfriend and claiming the attack made her lose a baby when she was not pregnant Beverley Brandreth claimed he raped her while she was pregnantOn a second occasion she told police he dragged her into the woods and beat her unconscious and raped herHe was arrested on both occasions and spent 30 hours in custodyHe later proved he was in a DVD store with a new girlfriend when the alleged rape occurred | UPDATED: 20:35 GMT, 3 December 2012 Cried rape: Beverley Brandreth, 20, has been jailed for claiming her ex-boyfriend raped her twice and he was arrested on both occasions A woman who falsely cried rape twice against her ex-boyfriend has been jailed. Beverley Brandreth, 20, claimed that he had raped her while she was pregnant which made her lose a baby, a claim which was found to be untrue. At the time prosecutors advised that no charge should be brought against her.