By Angus Randall

Friday 16 August 2019

Friday 16 August 2019

Jeremy Corbyn vows ‘green industrial revolution’

Jeremy Corbyn vows ‘green industrial revolution’

He pledged to reverse the government’s “failed approach” to tackling climate change if he becomes Prime Minister.

Warnings over ‘disturbing’ facial recognition technology

Warnings over ‘disturbing’ facial recognition technology

Venues including museums and shopping centres have been accused of using facial recognition to collect a database of the public.

Knife attacker ‘wanted to kill English people’

Knife attacker ‘wanted to kill English people’

A man embarked on a mission to 'kill English people” has been jailed for 21 years for attempted murder.

Thursday 15 August 2019

Thursday 15 August 2019

One million Europeans can live in UK post-Brexit

One million Europeans can live in UK post-Brexit

The Home Office revealed more than one million Europeans have permission to live and work in the UK once it leaves the European Union.

Man stabbed outside Home Office

Man stabbed outside Home Office

A man has been arrested and the Home Office put on lockdown after a stabbing outside the government building in Westminster.

Police officer admits stealing £200

Police officer admits stealing £200

A Metropolitan Police officer with 15 years’ experience has broken down in court as he admitted stealing £200.

Brexit protester jailed for £1m train disruption

Brexit protester jailed for £1m train disruption

The man who brought St Pancras International station in London to a standstill has been sentenced to a year in jail.

Nicola Sturgeon thanks Jeremy Corbyn for referendum pledge

Nicola Sturgeon thanks Jeremy Corbyn for referendum pledge

The SNP leader said Jeremy Corbyn has taken the “right” position on Parliament blocking a second Scottish referendum.

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Chicken box knife-crime plans 'crude and offensive'

Chicken box knife-crime plans 'crude and offensive'

Plans by the Home Office to put anti-knife messages on fried chicken boxes have been slammed as “embarrassing”, “offensive” and “racist”.

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.

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