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Dog theft on the rise: how in danger is your pet and what can be done about it

An easy target under current laws. Shutterstock/MIA Studio Daniel Allen, Keele University Dog theft has a devastating impact on people and families and is a known gateway to animal cruelty […]

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Yet another phone scam

Missed call/ text from unknown number scam: Fraudster sends a text message or leaves a voicemail/missed call on the victim’s phone. The victim then calls/texts back and is unwittingly connected to […]

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Sexting: a modern ‘crime’ that could be on a child’s police record for life

Shutterstock/NongMars Michelle McManus, University of Central Lancashire and Louise Almond, University of Liverpool Criminalising children and young people for life for “sexting” is an injustice. It is an overreaction to […]

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What the debate about Ian Brady’s body tells us about rights after death

Imogen Jones, University of Leeds The High Court has ruled that the body of Moors murderer Ian Brady should not be disposed of in the way that he was said […]

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