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Shamima Begum set to be granted legal aid

Legal aid is financial assistance provided by the taxpayer to those unable to afford legal representation themselves, whether they are accused of a crime or a victim who seeks the help of a lawyer through the court process. It is means-tested and availability has been cut back significantly in recent years in England and Wales. […]

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Driver stabbed to death in ‘vicious’ attack

The force is trying to track down three male suspects, “all of slim build”, who were seen leaving the area immediately after the attack at about 14:30 GMT, he added. Skip Twitter post by @LambethMPS In response to the fatal stabbing in #Clapham on Friday and the fatal shooting in #WestNorwood on Wednesday, a Section […]

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London’s new pollution charge begins

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLondon’s ULEZ: What you need to know The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has come into force in central London. Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles are being charged to enter the congestion zone area at any time. Transport for London (TfL) hopes the move will reduce […]

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Man charged after ear bitten in robbery bid

A 21-year-old man has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent, attempted robbery, criminal damage and possessing an offensive weapon. Police said he is expected to appear at Belfast Magistrates’ Court on Monday morning.

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May meets Merkel for Brexit delay call

The negotiating teams include Chancellor Philip Hammond, Environment Secretary Michael Gove and shadow chancellor John McDonnell, with the Labour frontbencher saying they hoped to “broaden the talks”. But in a leaked letter seen by the Telegraph, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has warned that agreeing with Labour over its demand for a customs union is […]

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The unlikely similarities between the far right and IS

In some cases, arrests have been made after suspects have been caught downloading child pornography. But officials say that neo-Nazis and other extremists have also been accessing material to plan attacks published by their ideological enemies, Islamic State. This may seem strange, but it should not come as a surprise. Their ideologies may be diametrically […]

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Grime music being ‘stifled’, MPs say

They called on the government to come up with new guidelines for police and local authorities, which would “ensure that urban music acts are not unfairly targeted”. As part of its investigation, the committee invited rapper ShaoDow to tell them about his experiences and he explained that he had faced frustrations when attempting to put […]

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EasyJet blames Brexit for weak summer sales

Despite its caution, EasyJet said revenue per seat – a key measure for airlines – would be slightly higher in the second half of the year. Mr Lundgren said the airline was “operationally well prepared for Brexit”, adding that “whatever happens, we’ll be flying as usual”. It has established EasyJet Europe, with headquarters in Vienna, […]

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Officer kept quiet about murder case juror

Ms Bryant, 46, now faces an internal police disciplinary hearing. She had sat with the family of Mr Brewster throughout the original trial. However, she told juror Lauren Jones to keep quiet about their relationship, despite offering her a lift to court. Related Topics South Wales Police Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-47624372

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Jaguar Land Rover recalls 44,000 cars

The affected models are: Some two-litre 2016 to 2018 Land Rover Discovery and Discovery Sport cars Certain two litre Range Rover Evoque, Sport, and Velar cars Jaguar E-Pace, F-Pace, F-Type, XE and XF cars. Most models are petrol, while some are diesel. Some of the models will need physical repairs in a dealership, while some […]

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