Day: June 13, 2020

Man urinates next to memorial of PC Palmer as far-right protests escalate

June 13, 2020

A man was seen urinating by the memorial to murdered officer PC Keith Palmer as tensions flared between police and far-right groups in the capital today. Mr Palmer was tragically killed as he protected Parliament from a terrorist attack on 22 March, 2017. Pictures show a man relieving himself right next to Palmer’s plaque which […]

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London protests: Demonstrators throw bottles and run into police as they 'defend' memorials

June 13, 2020

The Independent employs over 100 journalists around the world to bring you news you can trust. Please consider a contribution or subscription. Clashes have broken out between police and protestors in London as thousands of people descended on the capital vowing to “defend” memorials. Footage posted to social media shows demonstrators throwing missiles – including […]

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Drunk ex-stewardess smeared blood on a police officer and claimed she had HIV

June 13, 2020

A former stewardess has been jailed for assaulting emergency workers while claiming she had both coronavirus and HIV. Sarah Clarkson-Rose, 42, was jailed for six months at Lewes Crown Court on Wednesday. Clarkson-Rose was taken to a police station following a disturbance at her home in Uckfield, East Sussex on May 11. She spat directly […]

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UK coronavirus LIVE: 'Support bubbles' begin for people living alone in latest lockdown easing

June 13, 2020

The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates People living alone in England can today form “support bubbles” with other households , ending weeks of isolation under coronavirus lockdown. The latest easing of the social-distancing rules paves the way for some grandparents to visit and hug their […]

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