By Angus Randall

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Gang of eight jailed for armed pub robbery

Gang of eight jailed for armed pub robbery

Members of an organised crime group have been jailed for a total of more than 100 years for an armed robbery at a south London pub.

Call-centre staff 'told to mislead fraud victims'

Call-centre staff 'told to mislead fraud victims'

An investigation by The Times suggests call-centre workers at Action Fraud are misleading fraud victims

Richard Branson ‘devastated’ to lose West Coast rail contract

Richard Branson ‘devastated’ to lose West Coast rail contract

The Virgin boss said he was ‘proud’ to have run the rail services for over two decades.

Teenager arrested after fatal drive-by shooting

Teenager arrested after fatal drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting on a Birmingham street.

Martin Daubney: We are seeing ‘Brexit’s darkest hour’

Martin Daubney: We are seeing ‘Brexit’s darkest hour’

The Brexit Party MEP has vowed to combat any moves to prevent Britain leaving the European Union on October 31.

Campaigner stumbles in legal battle against Johnson over bus claim

Campaigner stumbles in legal battle against Johnson over bus claim

The case related to Boris Johnson’s 2016 claim the UK sends £350 million a week to the European Union.

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Paedophile cop admits owning 9,000 indecent images

Paedophile cop admits owning 9,000 indecent images

A disgraced former policeman has pleaded guilty to possessing more than 9,000 indecent images of children and will be sentenced next month.

Murder witness: Teen victim screamed ‘help me’ moments before death

Murder witness: Teen victim screamed ‘help me’ moments before death

A 16-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in north-west London was being chased by three men with machetes, according to a witness.

Man jailed for ‘racist’ email to Labour MP Naz Shah

Man jailed for ‘racist’ email to Labour MP Naz Shah

A man who sent an offensive email to Labour’s shadow minister for women and equalities has been jailed for 12 weeks.

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

Police officer charged with assault at pro-Brexit rally

A police officer has been stood down after he was charged with assault at a London rally staged by ‘yellow vest’ pro-Brexit activists.

Heroin addict jailed for £5 million railway station fire

Heroin addict jailed for £5 million railway station fire

A drug addict who caused £5.6 million worth of fire damage to Nottingham railway station has been jailed for just over two years for arson.

Met Police investigate officer for Nigerian Big Brother appearance

Met Police investigate officer for Nigerian Big Brother appearance

A Metropolitan Police officer is facing an internal investigation for appearing on Nigerian Big Brother despite being refused permission to do so.

Body found in Malaysia confirmed as London teen Nora Quoirin

Body found in Malaysia confirmed as London teen Nora Quoirin

Malaysian police say they have recovered the body of 15-year-old London teenager Nora Quoirin.

Monday 12 August 2019

Monday 12 August 2019

Prison reform activists ridicule Johnson’s tough stance on crime

Prison reform activists ridicule Johnson’s tough stance on crime

Prison reform campaigners have slammed Boris Johnson’s proposal to ‘come down hard’ on violent and sexual offenders as a bid to win votes.

Caroline Lucas apologises for all-white ‘emergency Cabinet’

Caroline Lucas apologises for all-white ‘emergency Cabinet’

She apologised for creating an ‘all-white’ list of female politicians to form an ‘emergency Cabinet’ that can oppose a no-deal Brexit.

Norway mosque attack suspect smiles in court

Norway mosque attack suspect smiles in court

A suspected gunman accused of an attempted terrorist attack on a Norwegian mosque has smiled but refused to speak as he faced court in Oslo.

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

The college has banned beef and will phase out single-use plastics as part of 'urgent action to cut carbon use'.

Gang jailed for knife-point robbery

Gang jailed for knife-point robbery

Five men have been jailed for a total of almost 25 years for a knife-point robbery in north London.

Mother and son jailed for life for ‘brutal' footpath murder

Mother and son jailed for life for ‘brutal' footpath murder

A pensioner and her son will spend life in prison for murdering a man after a long-running feud over him using a footpath on their land.

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Justice secretary Robert Buckland says there is still time to avoid the 'chaos' of a no-deal Brexit.

Diane Abbott: Labour will call no-confidence vote 'when we can win'

Diane Abbott: Labour will call no-confidence vote 'when we can win'

Labour will put forward a no-confidence vote in Boris Johnson only once it knows it can win, according to Dianne Abbott.

Friday 9 August 2019

Friday 9 August 2019

Trump reassures gun lobby views will be ‘fully represented’

Trump reassures gun lobby views will be ‘fully represented’

Donald Trump has promised the NRA he will not ignore the gun lobby’s ‘strong views’ about the right to bear arms.

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

A former banker turned Extinction Rebellion protester has faced court for his role in the April mass demonstrations.

Sajid Javid maintains economy ‘strong’ despite seven year slump

Sajid Javid maintains economy ‘strong’ despite seven year slump

Chancellor Sajid Javid has maintained the fundamentals of the British economy were “strong” despite the worst figures in seven years.

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