Karen Roberts Editor
  • Aberdeen
  • National World

Karen Roberts is Late News Editor for NationalWorld and specialises in covering crime, courts and the justice system. She was previously a crime and courts reporter at the Evening Express and The Press and Journal, as well as serving as Content Editor at the Evening Express.

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Focus Areas

  • Crime
  • Courts
  • The Justice System

305 Articles
about 1 month ago
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Madeleine McCann: what happened to her - when did she go missing in Portugal?

Christian Brueckner was named as a “formal suspect” in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann from a holiday apartment...

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about 1 month ago
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Madeleine McCann timeline: key events from disappearance - when did she go missing, what happened...

Madeleine McCann disappeared from in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on 3 May, 2007, just days before her 4th birthday

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12 months ago
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Colin Pitchfork: double child killer can be released from prison once again - parole board rules

Colin Pitchfork, who raped and strangled 15-year-olds Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in 1983 and 1986, can now be re-re...

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about 1 year ago
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Neil Coyle: Labour MP has whip restored after alleged racist comments to journalist

MP Neil Coyle faced allegations he made racist comments while speaking to reporter Henry Dyer

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about 1 year ago
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Online Safety Bill UK: what is new law, will social media bosses face prison, does it link to Mol...

Rishi Sunak recently agreed to toughen up the Online Safety Bill after pressure from rebel Tory MPs, meaning social m...

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over 1 year ago
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What happened to Tony Hudgell? Tony’s Law explained - as child abuse legislation changes

Tony Hudgell’s biological parents Tony Smith and Jody Simpson got just ten years’ jail after inflicting life-changing...

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over 1 year ago
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What happened to Zara Aleena? What was murderer Jordan McSweeney sentenced to, what does CCTV show?

Zara Aleena was found with serious head injuries in Cranbrook Road and died later that morning

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over 1 year ago
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Most wanted: nine Brits wanted abroad and why Interpol issued red notices for them

Among those subject to red notices issued by Interpol is Samantha Lewthwaite

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over 1 year ago
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Sea World Australia: British couple among four killed in helicopter collision near Gold Coast the...

The incident happened near the Sea World theme Park on the country’s Gold Coast

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over 1 year ago
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Housing crisis: domestic abuse survivors face ‘real challenges’ getting access to safe and afford...

Rebecca Goshawk of Solace Women’s Aid said it was a ‘race’ to try and get access to affordable properties

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over 1 year ago
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New County Hotel Perth: three people and a dog die after fire at hotel in Scotland

Emergency services had been called to the scene just after 5am on Monday morning

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over 1 year ago
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FBI Most Wanted: eight fugitives wanted by the United States - including ‘cryptoqueen’ Ruja Ignatova

The crimes the fugitives are wanted in connection with span from 2000 to 2020

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