By Angus Randall

Friday 12 July 2019

Friday 12 July 2019

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

Teenager cleared of murdering school friend with flick knife

A 17-year-old boy has been cleared of murdering his grammar school friend with a flick knife during a fight.

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

Darren Pencille jailed for life for murdering train passenger

A train passenger who stabbed a man 18 times after an argument has been found guilty of murder and jailed for life.

Bishops accused of abuse do not get an ‘easy ride’

Bishops accused of abuse do not get an ‘easy ride’

He is “ashamed” of the Church of England for its handling of child sexual abuse, but said he does not give accused bishops an “easy ride”.

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion protesters clog up courts

Courts are preparing for an influx of Extinction Rebellion protesters who were arrested during demonstrations earlier this year.

Blue Peter star John Leslie charged with sexual assault

Blue Peter star John Leslie charged with sexual assault

The former TV presenter has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago.

Thursday 11 July 2019

Thursday 11 July 2019

Tommy Robinson supporters arrested after verdict

Tommy Robinson supporters arrested after verdict

Several supporters have been arrested following clashes with police after he was jailed for contempt of court.

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

Dominic Grieve: ‘Very difficult’ to stay if Boris Johnson wins

He doubts he could remain in the Conservative Party should Boris Johnson win the leadership race.

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Police release image of man in connection with sexual assaults

Met Police have released an image of a man as part of investigations into two serious sexual assaults in north-east London.

‘We do not believe Labour has the will to stop antisemitism’

‘We do not believe Labour has the will to stop antisemitism’

The Jewish Leadership Council does not “have confidence that the correct action is being taken” on antisemitism allegations within Labour.

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

Tim Martin: Tinkering with Withdrawal Agreement ‘dangerous’

The Weatherspoon boss said he is hoping for a no-deal Brexit, as the EU is “becoming undemocratic”.

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

Tommy Robinson jailed for nine months for contempt of court

He has been jailed for contempt of court for broadcasting a video on social media featuring defendants in a criminal trial.

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Wednesday 10 July 2019

Femi Oluwole: No-deal Brexit is ‘incredibly undemocratic’

Femi Oluwole: No-deal Brexit is ‘incredibly undemocratic’

He said leaving the European Union without a deal would be “incredibly undemocratic”.

Lack of sleep may be to blame for train travelling with doors open

Lack of sleep may be to blame for train travelling with doors open

Driver fatigue and hunger may have led to a London Underground train travelling at nearly 40 miles-per-hour with some of its doors open.

Robert Winston: Amazon’s Alexa 'really quite sinister'

Robert Winston: Amazon’s Alexa 'really quite sinister'

Professor Robert Winston has raised concerns over a partnership between Amazon’s Alexa device and the NHS.

Pair face court over publication of Emiliano Sala’s post-mortem

Pair face court over publication of Emiliano Sala’s post-mortem

Christopher Ashford and Sherry Bray faced court over allegations they posted an image of footballer Emiliano Sala’s remains to social media.

Doctor claims he was fired for ‘Christian world view’

Doctor claims he was fired for ‘Christian world view’

A Christian doctor who refused to call transgender women “she” has claimed he was sacked for his religious beliefs.

‘Cheers’ replaces ‘thank you’ as most popular way to show gratitude

‘Cheers’ replaces ‘thank you’ as most popular way to show gratitude

Traditionally said with a drink in hand, “cheers” has overtaken the more formal “thank you” as a way to show appreciation.

Theresa May accuses Corbyn of 'ignoring antisemitism'

Theresa May accuses Corbyn of 'ignoring antisemitism'

Theresa May said Jeremy Corbyn should start tackling antisemitism allegations inside Labour before he criticises the government.

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Hospital worker died after dropping 60kg barbell on his stomach

Hospital worker died after dropping 60kg barbell on his stomach

The 39-year-old died when gym equipment collapsed and he dropped a 60kg weight onto his stomach, an inquest has heard.

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn will demand second Brexit referendum

The Labour leader will put pressure on the next Prime Minister to hold a public vote on whether Britain leaves the EU.

Monday 8 July 2019

Monday 8 July 2019

Three jailed for ‘sickening’ assault on pregnant teenager

Three jailed for ‘sickening’ assault on pregnant teenager

Three people who held a teenage girl against her will and assaulted her have been sentenced to a total of 25 years in jail.

Ex-nurse who accused former PM of sexual abuse ‘misled officers’

Ex-nurse who accused former PM of sexual abuse ‘misled officers’

A man who allegedly made up stories of a high-profile paedophile ring has been accused of misleading detectives to claim compensation.

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

Burglary gang sentenced over south London crime spree

A group of seven teenagers and young men have been jailed for a total of 14 years over a string of burglaries across south London.

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

Council spends £6,000 on ‘prison’ fence to stop football games

A council that spent thousands of pounds to discourage children playing ball games has been accused of “total overkill”.

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