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Police marksman who shot Chris Kaba charged with murder

The Metropolitan Police officer who fatally shot Chris Kaba has been charged with murder, the Crown Prosecution Service said. Mr Kaba, 24, died when he was shot through the windscreen of the Audi that he was driving in Streatham Hill, south London on September 6 last year. Rosemary Ainslie from the CPS said: “Following a thorough review of the evidence provided by the IOPC (Independent Office for Police Conduct), the […]

todaySeptember 20, 2023 5

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Migrant hotels bill climbs to 8m a day according to Home Office accounts

The Home Office is paying “around £8 million” per day for asylum seekers to be put up in hotels, according to the department’s annual accounts. The figure is higher than the £6 million daily cost cited by Home Secretary Suella Braverman in the Commons on Monday. Labour’s home affairs spokeswoman Yvette Cooper said the bill for hotels was “astronomical” and accused the Tories of failing to grip the issue of unlawful migration. The department’s annual report and […]

todaySeptember 19, 2023 7

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Harry Kane happy with Bayern Munich move ahead of Manchester United meeting

Harry Kane maintains Bayern Munich always felt like the right choice for his next club as the England striker prepares to face Manchester United in the Champions League. Kane left Tottenham for Bayern in a deal which could be worth up to £100million ahead of the summer transfer window closing. Reports suggested United were one of the English clubs also interested in the 30-year-old forward. “Obviously over the summer I know there were […]

todaySeptember 19, 2023 5

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Father and two other relatives to face trial next year over Sara Sharifs death

The father of Sara Sharif has been ordered to face trial next autumn as a court heard the 10-year-old suffered a “constellation” of injuries culminating in her death. On Tuesday, Urfan Sharif appeared at the Old Bailey alongside Sara’s stepmother, Beinash Batool, and uncle, Faisal Malik, following their return from Pakistan last week. All three are charged with murdering Sara and causing or allowing the death of a child. The […]

todaySeptember 19, 2023 7

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Paedophile former football coach Barry Bennell dies in prison

Former football coach and serial paedophile Barry Bennell has died in prison, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed. The former Crewe Alexandra coach, 69, was serving a 34-year sentence after being convicted of a number of child sex offences. A spokesman for the Ministry of Justice said: “Prisoner Barry Bennell died at HMP Littlehey on September 16. “As with all deaths in custody, the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman will investigate.” […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 6

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Liz Truss hit out economists and civil servants as she defends mini budget

Liz Truss has hit out at economists and supposed “institutional bureaucracy” as she defended her mini-budget a year on. The former prime minister used a speech at the Institute for Government think tank on Monday to justify decisions made during her brief spell in Number 10, calling it unfair to say she had pursued unfunded tax cuts. Ms Truss was forced out of office last October after the budget of […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 3

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FA and WSL plan to create first billion pound womens league in the world

Ambitious plans have been unveiled by the Football Association and Women’s Super League for England to boast the first billion-pound league structure in women’s football. A month on from the Lionesses’ reaching a second consecutive major final, the finer details on independent company NewCo, a crucial next step in the development of the women’s game, are drawing to a conclusion. The FA currently owns the WSL and Women’s Championship, but […]

todaySeptember 18, 2023 6

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Chelsea play out goalless Premier League draw at Bournemouth

Chelsea’s indifferent start to the Premier League season continued as they were held to a drab goalless draw by Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were again short on creative threat as the hosts dealt comfortably with what their opponents could muster in attack, only once looking genuinely troubled when Raheem Sterling’s second-half free-kick cracked the underside of the crossbar. For Chelsea it was a familiar case of […]

todaySeptember 17, 2023 8

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Carlos Sainz holds on for victory in Singapore as Red Bull winning run ends

Carlos Sainz holds on for victory in Singapore as Red Bull winning run ends Ferrari’s Carlos Sainz beat Lando Norris and Mercedes’ tactical gamble in a frenetic finale to win the Singapore Grand Prix and end Red Bull’s bid to become Formula One’s ‘Invincibles’. Red Bull arrived at the Marina Bay Circuit with 14 victories from 14 rounds, but Sainz finally ended their crushing dominance with an impressive victory. Norris […]

todaySeptember 17, 2023 7

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