• Coroner to carry out inquests into 7 deaths this week

    INQUESTS into the deaths of seven people will be held over the next week. The hearings, which take place at County Hall in Oxford’s city centre, will see the coroner answer four questions: the identity of the person who died, and how, when and

  • 'The man who drugged me belongs in prison,' Neto victim says

    A man who was drugged then sexually assaulted by Luiz da Silva Neto said his attacker ‘belonged’ in prison. The victim, who cannot be named for legal reasons, spoke out after a jury found the 36-year-old guilty by a majority of 10 to two of drugging

  • How police caught Cotswold cottage 'date rape drug' predator

    Behind its candyfloss pink roses, the honey stone cottage stares out over a deep, green valley to a string of houses beyond. It is, you might think, an unlikely place for the rape of a drugged victim by a man labelled a 'sexual predator' by police