Coronation Street star William Roache is facing fresh charges of indecently assaulting girls aged between 12 and 16 in the 1960s, British police say. Roache, 81, is the world’s longest-serving soap actor, playing the character of Ken Barlow since the show’s launch
Coronation Street actor William Roache has been charged with two counts of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1967.
Coronation Street star William Roache has apologised for comments he made appearing to claim victims of sexual abuse brought it on themselves.
France’s investigating magistrates have been a central pillar of the country’s Napoleonic justice system for over 200 years. Acting as independent, neutral investigators into crimes, they collect evidence that is then used by justice officials to either try or dismiss a case.
The eight Italians who will decide the fate of Amanda Knox, the American college student who is appealing a 2009 conviction of the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher, won’t officially consider a review of the DNA evidence for more than another month.
Disasters in Italy have a predictable chronology: after the calamity strikes, rescues are attempted, destiny is lamented and pledges are made to rebuild destroyed towns. And without fail, as the first victims are still being buried, a criminal investigation is opened.
U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney said Thursday the United States firmly backs NATO membership for Georgia, telling Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili that America will help his country rebuild its democracy and economy after last month’s conflict with Russia.