in flagrante delicto

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in flagrante delicto

‘while the crime is flagrant’; colloquially, ‘caught in the act’.
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In 201s, I released In Flagrante Two which offers a reappraisal of the 1988 work; there are now two versions of the same book.
In Flagrante describes the communities in Northern England that were devastated by the de-industrialisation common to policies carried out by Mrs Thatcher and her predecessors starting in the mid-1970s.
He published his photographs of the North East in a book called In Flagrante, now recognised as among the most important visual records of life in 1970s-80s Britain.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco's security services arrested, on Thursday in Amezmiz (outskirts of Marrakech), a foreign missionary carrying out Christian proselytizing activities in flagrante delicto, Interior Ministry said.
MP Nigel Griffiths is caught in flagrante delicto in the Palace of Westminster.
Certainly the hottest gossip after Her Maj's glitzy bash was of a certain Mr Brand being asked to leave the St George's Hall after-show party having been caught in flagrante with a fan.
In his latest novel, THERE'S ALWAYS A REASON (Strebor Books, $14), William Fredrick Cooper weaves a powerful story about the crucible of love, betrayal and redemption, it is the story of William McCall, whose cycle of loss begins when--while preparing to make a surprise marriage proposal--he catches his girlfriend in flagrante delicto with another man.
Even the most straitlaced among us have surely wondered: In zero gravity, what kinds of Cirque du Solar System permutations could one perform with a partner in flagrante delicto?
Spotting Dale Winton 'in flagrante' with BB's bi-babe Emma Greenwood is more likely than catching me in a bingo hall.
The human figures, meanwhile, express a gnomic, diaphanous physicality that perfectly suits their function as placeholders for sensory experience--mostly we see them in flagrante, overlapping and transparent, dorky-graceful, like real love.
But the widow has an affair with a cousin by marriage and the lovers are caught in flagrante delicto by the son and their kinsmen, and borne on a cart, tied together, to the local magistrate.
As speculation spreads that the woman was murdered because her husband, an East Indian doctor, caught her in flagrante delicto, Cedric becomes increasingly obsessed with the idea that his wife is being unfaithful to him.