Day: March 1, 2023

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Former acting met commissioner allegedly called bulk of rape complaints ‘regretful sex’

March 1, 2023

One of Britain’s most senior police officers is being investigated over allegations he described the “bulk” of rape complaints as “regretful sex”. Sir Stephen House, a former deputy commissioner and acting commissioner of the Metropolitan police, was referred to the independent police watchdog over the accusation. His alleged comments were made public by Home Office […]

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex asked to ‘vacate’ their UK home Frogmore Cottage

March 1, 2023

T he Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked to “vacate” their UK home just weeks after Harry’s damning book Spare was released, the couple have confirmed. Harry and Meghan’s spokesperson said a “request” had been made for the Sussexes to give up Frogmore Cottage close to Windsor Castle. Reports have claimed the move […]

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Police revisit scene of shooting of detective in Omagh one week on

March 1, 2023

D etectives in Northern Ireland have revisited the scene of the attempted murder of Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell one week on. Mr Caldwell was shot several times last Wednesday night at a sports centre on Omagh’s Killyclogher Road. He remains in a critical but stable condition and a senior detective said the past week […]

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Harry, Meghan asked to leave UK home in further royal rift

March 1, 2023

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have been asked to vacate their home in Britain, suggesting a further fraying of ties with the royal family amid preparations for […]

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Carrie Johnson recalls Worboys fears at campaign to block killer pilot release

March 1, 2023

C arrie Johnson recalled her fear over black cab rapist John Worboys’ planned release from jail as she spoke in support of the campaign to keep Joanna Simpson’s killer behind bars. British Airways captain Robert Brown bludgeoned his wife Ms Simpson to death with a claw hammer in their family home in October 2010 as […]

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Lee Anderson claims people are ‘abusing’ food banks and using them for weekly shop

March 1, 2023

Lee Anderson made the controversial comment at debate at Westminster Hall. He has previously questioned the need for food banks and suggested some people were using them out of choice rather than necessity. He said at the debate: “We have got this culture now in some of these deprived areas where people are so dependent […]

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Carrie Johnson recalls Worboys fears at campaign to block killer pilot release

March 1, 2023

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Carrie Johnson recalled her fear over black cab rapist John Worboys’ planned release from jail as she spoke in support of the campaign to keep Joanna Simpson’s killer […]

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Detectives hunting for Constance Marten’s baby find remains of infant

March 1, 2023

P olice have announced that a body has been found in wooded area in the search for the two-month-old baby of Constance Marten and Mark Gordon. The “heartbreaking” news was announced by officers at a press briefing on Wednesday evening. Speaking to reporters, Met Detective Superintendent Lewis Basford said: “This is an outcome that myself […]

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Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked to ‘vacate’ Frogmore Cottage

March 1, 2023

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been asked to “vacate” their UK residence, a spokesperson for the couple has said. Harry and Meghan’s spokesperson said a “request” had been made for them to give up Frogmore Cottage, near Windsor Castle. The spokesperson said: “We can confirm the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been […]

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Misplaced tube may have contributed to London boy’s Covid death, inquest hears

March 1, 2023

An incorrectly placed breathing tube could have contributed to the death of a 13-year-old boy who became the UK’s first known child victim of Covid-19, a doctor has told the inquest into his death. Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, of Brixton in south London, died of acute respiratory distress syndrome caused by coronavirus pneumonia in the early […]

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