Our thanks to Stu for this. The start of the piece:
An Oxford University student has become the latest accused rapist to have his case dropped against him after two years on bail [J4MB emphasis] amid wider public concern about the actions of police and prosecutors.
Oliver Mears, 19, was told he was to be found not guilty following a review of evidence just days before he was due to go on trial.
The Crown Prosecution Service said it decided to offer no evidence against Mr Mears after reviewing evidence handed to them by Surrey Police, some of which was only received last week. [J4MB emphasis] A police spokeswoman told the Times prosecutors decided to discontinue the trial “for a number of reasons”.