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Lloyd's of London pledges action after sexual harassment report

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Insurance market Lloyd’s of London has pledged to take action after a “distressing” report highlighting a culture of sexual harassment of women who work there. It said it would set up a confidential process for reporting inappropriate behaviour and impose sanctions […]

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Neo-Nazi terror suspect 'discussed lesser races in online chat'

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tania Snuggs, news reporter A neo-Nazi terror suspect who entered a “Miss Hitler” contest took part in an online chat in which an extremist discussed “lesser races” mixing with Aryans, a court has heard. A jury was also told Alice Cutter, 22, messaged her boyfriend and […]

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Get 'fitter' to avoid knife attacks, Tory MP suggests

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Aubrey Allegretti, political reporter A Tory MP has suggested people get “fitter” to better defend themselves and survive a knife attack. Sir Christopher Chope asked senior police chiefs if they backed his idea of “increasing the encouragement” of young people to take up martial arts. He […]

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Footballer denies driving car at teens after they called him 'fatty'

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site A football player has denied deliberately driving into a group of teenage boys after they called him “fatty”. Lee Taylor said his car’s stereo was on so loud he did not hear their screams. The 36-year-old said he was confronted by the group after breaking up a […]

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Locals start street patrols after Jodie Chesney murder

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Sanya Burgess, news reporter Locals from the borough where teenager Jodie Chesney was stabbed to death have launched their own patrol to take knives off the streets. Julia Lopez, the MP for the area, told parliament the community has rallied together in response to what she […]

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Police response to NI disco deaths investigated

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site The police response to a disco crush that killed three teenagers in Northern Ireland has been referred to the police watchdog. The Police Ombudsman watchdog was notified after it emerged the first officers who arrived at the scene of the tragedy withdrew to wait for support. Three […]

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Opera singer 'asked to change pro-EU dress'

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter An opera singer was asked to change her pro-EU dress at a Royal Albert Hall concert as the colours were deemed “too provocative”, her husband has claimed. Soprano Anna Patalong was wearing a yellow ball gown with a blue sash and a […]

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DUP prefer long Brexit delay to PM's deal – Sky sources

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tamara Cohen, political correspondent The DUP now consider a long extension to Brexit to be preferable to the prime minister’s deal, Sky News understands.  Some in the party believe if the prime minister is forced by MPs to request a longer extension, there may be a […]

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Man who murdered coin enthusiast and stole his rare collection jailed

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tania Snuggs, news reporter A coin collector who stabbed a fellow enthusiast to death and then stole his collection has been jailed for life. Danny Bostock broke into Gordon McGhee’s flat and stabbed him at least 14 times when he woke up, a court heard. Judge […]

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Urgent safety warning after toppled lorries crush cars on ferry

26th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Lucia Binding, news reporter An urgent safety warning has been issued after lorries toppled over during a ferry crossing in rough seas. Nine lorries fell on to their sides and crushed several cars when the P&O-run European Causeway was sailing from Larne in Northern Ireland to […]

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