The New Year Honours list has been met with controversy, with awards for England’s World Cup winners and top entertainers lauded while recognition for two prominent figures from politics and the legal profession has drawn condemnation.
Crown Prosecution Service
A US suspect granted diplomatic immunity after a crash which killed teenage motorcyclist Harry Dunn has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving, the CPS said.
Campaigners have hit out at inspectors who found no fault with the way prosecutors were making decisions on bringing rape cases to court despite the number of charges plummeting.
No further action will be taken by authorities over the death of a 13-year-old girl following a review by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
The family of 19-year-old Harry Dunn were told there was a “less than 1% chance” somebody would be held accountable for his death.
The Crown Prosecution Service has apologised to TV presenter Mark Lamarr after charges of common assault and false imprisonment of a woman were dropped.