Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences

Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences

Rotherham inquiry: 12 charged with child abuse offences Men aged between 33 and 38 charged with a total of 44 offences alleged to have taken place from 1998 to 2003 The men were arrested as part of the National Crime Agency’s inquiry into child sexual exploitation and abuse in Rotherham between 1997 and 2013. Photograph: NCA/PA Frances Perraudin North of England reporter @fperraudin Wednesday 4 October 2017 13.12 BSTLast modified on Wednesday 4 October 201713.57 BST Twelve…

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Is UKIP Finished? Top donor could create NEW PARTY in fury over Steven Woolfe leader ban

Is UKIP Finished? Top donor could create NEW PARTY in fury over Steven Woolfe leader ban

A TOP UKIP official has voiced fears the party “could be finished” as a major donor suggested he might form a breakaway movement. By Greg Heffer, Political Reporter PUBLISHED: 00:08, Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | UPDATED: 09:08, Thu, Aug 4, 2016 GETTY Ukip’s multi-millionaire donor Arron Banks suggested he could bankroll a new party Ukip is set for another round of bitter infighting after party bosses announced heavy favourite Steven Woolfe has been banned from…

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John McDonnell: Labour plotters trying to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn are ‘f**king useless’

John McDonnell: Labour plotters trying to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn are ‘f**king useless’

Embattled Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared triumphant after the party’s National Executive Committee ruled that his name should automatically appear on the ballot paper in the party’s coming leadership contest. Following the announcement, Mr Corbyn and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell addressed thousands of supporters at the O2 Forum in Kentish Town. Source: John McDonnell: Labour plotters trying to get rid of Jeremy Corbyn are ‘f**king useless’

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Brexit Could Address Other Democratic Deficit, By Triggering an English Parliament

Brexit Could Address Other Democratic Deficit, By Triggering an English Parliament

Creating a stable Kingdom in the wake of Brexit which saw the different constituent parts of the nation split over whether to stay in or leave the European Union could see the creation of a new British Union of federal states. Source: Brexit Could Address Other Democratic Deficit, By Triggering an English Parliament  

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Sharia courts review branded a ‘whitewash’ over appointment ‘bias’ concerns

Sharia courts review branded a ‘whitewash’ over appointment ‘bias’ concerns

Theresa May’s review of sharia courts has been branded a “whitewash” before it has even begun, with more than 200 individuals and human rights groups signing an open letter urging her to dismantle the panel chosen to oversee the inquiry. They claim that by appointing an Islamic scholar as chair and placing two imams in advisory roles, the panel’s ability to make an impartial assessment of how religious arbitration is used to the detriment of…

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Five Whitehall buildings held by wealthy businessmen now operating under Sharia rules

Five Whitehall buildings held by wealthy businessmen now operating under Sharia rules

The historic Admiralty House, and four other Whitehall buildings, is now operating in accordance with some sharia rules – including a ban on alcohol – after they were used as part of an Islamic bond scheme. The properties must comply with some aspects of sharia under the terms of special bonds known as sukuk, announced by George Osborne two years ago when the UK became the first Western country to issue them. At least £200m…

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What if Labour splits?

What if Labour splits?

What if Labour splits? Posted on June 29, 2016 by The Constitution Unit In the post-referendum turmoil facing the Labour Party, there are increasing questions about whether the party might split. Despite shadow cabinet resignations and a Parliamentary Labour Party vote of no confidence, Jeremy Corbyn seems determined to hang on, and to force a contest if necessary. If that proceeds, a split looks very likely. But what would this mean in organisational terms: both inside…

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