A new criminal offence of 'upskirting' comes into force today following a successful campaign by Gina Martin to change the law. Dr Laura Lammasniemi from Warwick Law School comments on the crime, and the wider problems of image and technology-based abuse.
Police commissioners in the UK have claimed that pupils excluded from school are being drawn into knife crime. Dr Michael Wyness from the Centre for Education Studies has commented on these claims, and other possible causes for the ongoing rise in knife crime.
Dr Abdullah Sahin, expert in Islamic Education in the Centre for Education Studies, comments on the car attack outside an Islamic Centre in north London during a time of spiritual significance in both the Islamic and Hebrew calendars.
As statistics from anti-fraud organisation Cifas show identity theft reaching “epidemic levels”, expert in information security Professor Ian Robertson comments on why this problem is increasing and how it can be tackled.
Barclays PLC and four former executives have been charged with fraud over their actions in the 2008 financial crisis. The Serious Fraud Office case relates to billions of pounds the bank raised from Qatari investors, enabling it to avoid a government bailout. Juan Gozzi Valdez, Assistant Professor, Economics briefly comments