Rapists are to face tougher jail terms under a government crackdown on judges accused of not taking 'date rapes' seriously enough.

Harriet Harman, the Solicitor-General, told The Observer attackers who know their victims are too often being let off with brief sentences, despite evidence that being attacked by a colleague or acquaintance is as traumatic as rape by a stranger.

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