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UK prosecutors accused of taking a 'bookie's approach' to rape cases

By Gavin Cordon, PA Whitehall Editor Prosecutors may be failing to file charges in alleged rape cases because of "myths and stereotypes" about the women bringing the complaints, the Victim's Commissioner has warned. Dame Vera Baird said that while the numbers of reported rapes are "shooting up", the number of prosecutions has "dropped off a...

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