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  • Banker arrested over bridge attack

    A MAYFAIR investment banker has been arrested and released pending further inquiries over the shoving of a woman in front of a bus on Putney Bridge, London.

    Eric Bellquist, who works for Hutton Collins Partners, has denied that he is the man in a viral video which shows a male jogger...

    Saturday 12th Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Rudd: Stop and search can counter acid attacks

    HOME SECRETARY Amber Rudd called yesterday for police to use more stop and search powers to tackle the rise of acid attacks.

    Police can use the controversial powers if they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect someone is carrying drugs, a weapon, stolen property or...

    Thursday 10th Aug 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Racist thugs are not welcome here

    Six arrested following savage attack on teenage asylum-seeker

    Monday 3rd Apr 2017

    posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain

  • More charges for Bennell

    FORMER football coach Barry Bennell was remanded in custody yesterday charged with 12 child sex offences.

    The 63-year-old appeared at South Cheshire magistrates’ court via video-link from prison accused of seven counts of indecent assault and five counts of buggery.


    Tuesday 14th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • Chris Grayling may face prosecution for dooring man on bike

    TRANSPORT Secretary Chris Grayling was threatened yesterday with a private prosecution for knocking a man off his bike in Westminster.

    Cycling UK said it would help Jaiqi Liu if police do not prosecute the “dooring,” a criminal offence.

    On October 12, Mr Grayling...

    Saturday 17th Dec 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Violent crime hits 14-year high

    LEVELS of violent crimes recorded by police have soared to the highest level in 14 years, new figures showed yesterday.

    Official statistics also revealed significant increases in the number of crimes involving firearms and knives registered by forces in England and Wales in the year to...

    Friday 21st Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • More arrests after Gay’s daughter shot dead

    A father and son are the latest to be arrested in the investigation into the fatal shooting of the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay.

    Trinity Gay died at a Lexington, Kentucky, hospital Sunday after police say she was fatally shot in the neck around 4am during a...

    Tuesday 18th Oct 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • 100 ‘lenient’ sentences toughened up

    MORE than 100 criminals were given longer prison terms last year following complaints the original sentence was too soft, official stats showed yesterday.

    A total of 102 offenders faced tougher punishments under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme in 2015, figures from the attorney...

    Thursday 25th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Man cleared of Facebook death threat against MP

    PROSECUTORS dropped charges yesterday against a man accused of posting an online death threat against MP Craig Mackinlay days after the killing of Jo Cox.

    Gun and knife emojis were posted on the Conservative South Thanet MP’s Facebook page next to the words: “Another MP...

    Friday 19th Aug 2016

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Bankers sent to prison for concealing huge losses

    THREE bankers were jailed in Ireland yesterday for helping conceal the loss of billions of euros in deposits at Anglo-Irish Bank during the 2008 financial crash.

    Former Anglo executives Willie McAteer and John Bowe and former Irish Life & Permanent chief executive Denis Casey...

    Saturday 30th Jul 2016

    posted by Morning Star in World