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The Guardian, September 24 1982
An Old Bailey jury heard yesterday how an unemployed decorator, Michael Fagan, broke into Buckingham Palace, frightened a Royal chambermaid, and then spent an hour 'looking at the art' before leaving undetected.
The Scotsman and The New Zealand Dominion, September 5 1988
The last time I saw the greatest criminal trial lawyer in the world, he was laid out on his sofa like a fallen tree, all six foot four of him, with his huge grey head hoisted up on two white satin pillows and his black walking cane propped up beside him.
The Guardian, December 11 1995
The chief officer said it all. After the French police had questioned him, when finally they had persuaded him to admit to eight wretched, bloody murders - to admit that he had been there personally with his pistol in his hand while the Africans were shot to death - the Ukrainian sailor cocked his chin at the cops and told them that he had done nothing wrong really. He said: “Europe will thank...
The Guardian, April 6 1996
It was a dark day in Lewes Crown Court, and the man in the dock looked guilty. He was a shabby little guy, probably in his early 50s, with a balding head and a black leather jacket and he was accused of making threats to kill. While he sat frowning to himself, his own barrister started hanging him out to dry, telling the jury that he understood that they were bound to dislike his client whose...