by Felicity Collier
Thursday 9th Nov 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE number of women and girls in prison around the world has soared by 53 per cent since the year 2000, researchers have found.
More than 714,000 females are behind bars, according to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research at Birkbeck, University of London.
Of these, 3,974...
A PROPERTY tycoon who banned Indian and Pakistani tenants because he claimed they left his homes smelling of curry has been ordered to drop the “abhorrent” policy.
Fergus Wilson, who owns hundreds of properties in Kent, was handed the judgement at Maidstone County Court on...
THE merger of two energy giants was branded “an appalling example of rampant capitalism” yesterday as Unite called for an urgent investigation.
The union said the proposed deal between British-owned SSE and German company nPower was “solely for the benefit of...
Vulnerable children forced to sleep in dangerous conditions, says MP
Wednesday 8th Nov 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
More are affected than live in Newcastle, Shelter report finds
A DISGRUNTLED teenager who smashed up a Tory MP’s car during this year’s general election campaign received a community order yesterday.
Kieron Nickles was staying at his mother’s house in Romford when he was woken up by a voice from a megaphone saying: “Vote...
Tory minister mooted giving aid cash to IDF
Ex-minister found dead days after conduct allegations surface
BORIS JOHNSON burbled yesterday that he “could have been clearer” when he blurted out claims that could keep a British mum locked up in an Iranian jail for an extra five years.
The Foreign Secretary told MPs that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been convicted of trying...