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How the Labour anti-Semitism saga unfolded

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jeremy Corbyn says he is “sincerely sorry” for the pain caused by “pockets of anti-Semitism” in the Labour Party A row about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party has been prompted…

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PM backs aide accused of ‘outing’ ex-partner

The Prime Minister retains full confidence in a key aide despite calls for him to resign for allegedly “outing” a former partner. Theresa May’s political secretary Stephen Parkinson is under pressure over a row stemming…


National abuse inquiry coming to Telford within ‘months’

Image copyright PA The national inquiry into child sexual abuse will begin investigations in Telford “in the next few months”. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) said it would be speaking to victims…


Ferrari driver jailed over death of teenager

A Ferrari driver has been jailed for 18 months for causing the death of a 13-year-old boy while “showing off” in the £1.2m supercar. Matthew Cobden, of Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, was sentenced at Winchester Crown Court…


Rent-to-own firms face call for tighter rules

The UK’s 400,000 rent-to-own customers need protecting from high interest rates and late payment fees, according to a leading charity. Citizens Advice has called on the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to introduce a cap, similar…



Simon Cowell’s Syco to produce its first show for the BBC

Image copyright PA Image caption Cheryl has worked for Simon Cowell’s Syco before as part of the X Factor judging panel. Simon Cowell’s entertainment company is teaming up with the BBC for the first time…


Kenneth White: Huge turnout for no-family veteran funeral

Image copyright PA Image caption Kenneth White’s coffin was draped in the Union flag More than 100 people have attended the funeral of an RAF veteran with no known family, after a plea for mourners….


NHS fine over patient deaths after failures

Southern Health NHS Foundation has been fined £2m for failures that resulted in the deaths of two patients. The trust had admitted breaching health and safety regulations in relation to the deaths of Connor Sparrowhawk…


Hackers made ATMs across Europe spray out cash

A cybercrime mastermind who remotely instructed ATMs across Europe to dispense cash to waiting gang members has been arrested. The criminal organisation hacked into over 100 financial institutions in 40 countries and caused cumulative losses…


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