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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5 terrorist plots foiled on French Riviera since Nice attack – prosecutor

5 terrorist plots foiled on French Riviera since Nice attack – prosecutor

5 terrorist plots foiled on French Riviera since Nice attack – prosecutor Published time: 28 Sep, 2016 14:33 Edited time: 28 Sep, 2016 14:51 © Remy Gabalda / Reuters   A number of planned terrorist attacks on sporting events, schools and religious sites on the French Riviera have been foiled since the deadly truck incident in Nice that killed 86 people in July, a French prosecutor has said. Authorities in France thwarted as many as five…

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John Mills urged the party to reunite following the fight between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith

John Mills urged the party to reunite following the fight between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith

  Labour faces “armageddon” if the party splits following the divisive leadership race, a top party donor warned today. Businessman John Mills believes it faces an “existential crisis” as it battles to come to terms with Brexit and the battle between Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith for the party crown. Shopping channel tycoon Mr Mills , who previously pumped £1.65million into Labour, feared the party could lose 50 seats if there was a snap general…

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Owen Smith: decent bloke, good politics. But is that enough?

Owen Smith: decent bloke, good politics. But is that enough?

OK, he’s more Ed Miliband then Clement Attlee, but he might just be the leader Labour needs in its time of crisis  ‘Even if we think no leader could heal this party, Labour still needs a leader.’ Illustration: Jasper Rietman Pundits ask a number of questions about Owen Smith – what’s his strategy; where on the left-right spectrum within Labour does he stand? – while everyone else asks a different question: who is he? Three…

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