AN AIDE to a Tory MP pleaded not guilty yesterday to rape and assaut charges relating to an alleged attack that took place in his boss’s Parliament office last October.
Samuel Armstrong denied two counts of rape, one of sexual assault and one of assault by penetration at...
Saturday 29th Apr 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
MEMBERS of the Scottish Parliament led calls of “shame” after Tory leader Ruth Davidson refused to condemn the British government’s so-called child welfare “rape clause” yesterday.
Holyrood was debating welfare reforms being introduced by the Conservatives...
Friday 21st Apr 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Truss unveils plans for pre-recorded testimony
Monday 20th Mar 2017
A BILL to help end violence against women cleared the Commons yesterday despite a 91-minute “filibuster” speech from a Tory opponent.
Philip Davies was labelled a “pantomime villain” after speaking at length to stop MPs passing the SNP-sponsored legislation...
Saturday 25th Feb 2017
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
The Morning Star profiles a new project aimed at improving how police respond
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
Rose cleared after sexual history of the accuser was used during trial
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Sport
RAPE victims could be granted more privacy following the case involving footballer Ched Evans in which the woman’s sexual history was scrutinised in court, it was revealed yesterday.
Following a retrial in April, the Welsh sportsman was found not guilty of raping a 19-year-old...
Friday 28th Oct 2016
A TORY aide has been accused of raping a woman in an MP’s parliamentary office, it was revealed yesterday.
Sam Armstrong, chief of staff to South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, was arrested last week and has been released on bail while police enquiries continue.
Wednesday 19th Oct 2016
The way in which the footballer’s case has been handled, in and out of court, is a damning indictment on sections of the public and how they view women — especially those who accuse men of rape says KADEEM SIMMONDS
posted by Kadeem Simmonds in Sport
WELSH footballer Ched Evans was acquitted of rape yesterday following a retrial that allowed evidence of the alleged victim’s previous sexual history.
The Chesterfield striker was originally convicted of raping a 19-year-old woman in a Premier Inn near Rhyl in May 2011.
Saturday 15th Oct 2016