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Month: January 2022

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Man jailed for stalking former Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Davis

A man who bombarded former Hollyoaks actress Stephanie Davis with social media messages, letters and gifts has been jailed for stalking. Alex Boston, 43, was sentenced to 28 weeks in prison at Sefton Complex Case Court in Bootle on Friday, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said. The court also issued an indefinite restraining order which bans him from contacting Ms Davis or approaching her home. The CPS said Boston, of […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 21


Met under fire over intervention on partygate inquiry over finable offences

Scotland Yard has thrown the Sue Gray inquiry into disarray by constraining her report over concerns its contents may impact the police investigation into possible lockdown breaches carrying fines, it is understood. The Metropolitan Police were widely criticised for asking the senior civil servant to make only “minimal reference” to No 10 events now subject to a criminal investigation, buying more time for Boris Johnson as he faces a threat […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 21


Covid 19 Allowing poorer countries to remain unjabbed is reckless approach

A letter has been signed by more than 300 experts, including 13 members of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies in a personal capacity Allowing poorer countries to remain unvaccinated is a “reckless approach to public health”, meaning coronavirus variants are more likely to develop, scientists have warned the Government. A letter signed by more than 300 experts, including 13 members of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies […]

todayJanuary 28, 2022 20


Teenager held after two Jewish men attacked in north London

A teenager has been arrested after two Jewish men were attacked in north London while locking up their shop. Police were called at 9.50pm on Wednesday to the scene in Cadoxton Avenue, Haringey, after receiving reports that two men had been assaulted. They were taken to a north London hospital to be treated. One man suffered bruising and a fractured bone in his hand while the second also suffered bruising […]

todayJanuary 27, 2022 30


Liz Truss criticised for private flight to Australia which cost taxpayers 500000

Liz Truss has been accused of a “grotesque misuse of taxpayers’ money” following reports she chartered a private jet to Australia which would have cost £500,000. The Independent reported the Foreign Secretary had opted for the private flight for her trip last week due to security concerns, although commercial flights were available. The newspaper said she had travelled on the private government Airbus A321, which a senior source told them […]

todayJanuary 27, 2022 34


Rape offences recorded by police hit new annual high

There's been over 60,000 cases. Police forces in England and Wales have recorded the highest number of rapes and sexual offences in a 12-month period, figures show. There were 63,136 rapes recorded in the year to September, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), up 13% from the previous period (56,119). This was the highest recorded annual figure to date and included 17,419 offences between July and September – […]

todayJanuary 27, 2022 34


Duke of York demands jury trial in civil case brought by Virginia Giuffre

The Duke of York has demanded a trial by jury in the civil sex case brought against him by Virginia Giuffre. Ms Giuffre, also known as Virginia Roberts, alleges Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her in three different locations between 2000 and 2002. The duke submitted 11 reasons why the case should be dismissed, including that Ms Giuffre’s claims are “barred by the doctrine of consent” and by “her own wrongful […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 16


Gianni Infantinos remark on African migrants labelled completely unacceptable

FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s comments about African migrants have been described as “completely unacceptable” by Kick It Out chief executive Tony Burnett. Infantino controversially referenced migrants risking drowning in the Mediterranean during a speech to the Council of Europe on Wednesday, as he spoke about the global benefits of FIFA plans to reform the international calendar which include a proposal for biennial men’s and women’s World Cups. He said: “We […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 17


Viral star Jackie Weaver joins line up for 2022 Celebrity Mastermind

Viral sensation Jackie Weaver will be demonstrating her knowledge of The Chronicles Of Riddick film franchise, which stars Vin Diesel, when she appears on Celebrity Mastermind next month. Weaver shot to fame last year for the way she handled a chaotic parish council meeting, in which participants were seen losing their cool and trading insults. She is among the newly announced line-up of 56 celebrities who will appear on the […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 19