A charity has called for a serious case review into the death of a teenager from Bradford who was killed by her parents.Read the full story ›
The parents of Bradford-born teenager Shafilea Ahmed are starting jail terms of at least 25 years after they were convicted of killing her nine years ago. The trial judge told them their concern about being apparently shamed in the community was "greater than the love of their child."
The case has highlighted the challenges faced by children whose families operate an "honour system" which clashes with the Western lifestyle. Mark Witty reports
A timeline of key events in the death of Shafilea, the trial of her parents which led to the conviction today.Read the full story ›
A couple who killed their teenage daughter because they believed she had brought shame on the family were convicted of her murder.Read the full story ›
Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed were both found guilty of murder at Chester Crown Court today after suffocating their "Westernised" teenage daughter Shafilea from Bradford in an apparent "honour killing".
A mother accused of murdering her own daughter has told a court she changed her story to tell the truth. Farzana Ahmed is accused of killing Bradford born Shafilea along with Shafilea's father, Iftikhar. Ann O'Connor was at Chester Crown Court.
The brother of Bradford teenager Shafilea Ahmed, whose parents are accused of murdering her, has told a court that other members of his family are lying about what happened to her.
Junyad Ahmed was 13 when his sister went missing from their family home. He's today denied playing any part in her alleged killing and playing any part in a cover up. His father Iftikar and mother Farzhana deny her murder.
A court has heard that the father of Shafilea Ahmed refused an arranged marriage for her. Her parents Iftikhar and Farzana Ahmed are accused of killing Shafilea in 2003. Ann O'Connor reports.
The youngest sister of Shafilea Ahmed has told the court she's neverseen her parents hurt her sister. The 16 year old, who can't be named for legal reasons. denied her father had told her what to say, and she'd now turned on her mother because she'd changed her evidence.
Both parents deny murdering their daughter. From Chester Crown Court Elaine Willcox reports.
A court has been hearing secret police recordings from inside the home of a couple charged with murdering their daughter - the Bradford teenager Shafelia Ahmed. It was claimed they were heard trying to pin their daughter's death on someone else.
During his second day in the witness box, her father also denied he was domineering and violent. He and his wife Farzana deny murdering their daughter at the family home nine years ago. Ann O'Connor has today's dramatic developments from Chester Crown Court