The 25-year-old father faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty of endangering his son's life. He is one of at least 9,306 asylum seekers to reach Greece by boat this year, according to figures from the UN refugee agency. Pictured: A broken life jacket on a beach on the Greek island of Samos in 2019 [File photo] … [Read more...] about Afghan father is charged over the death of his six-year-old son who died while trying to reach Greek island on migrant dinghy
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And despite reassurances last year from Lady Green, there are still concerns about Arcadia’s pension fund deficit of some £300million, given the history with BHS. But it is not just his business affairs that have come to grief — Sir Philip has had trouble in his personal life, too. … [Read more...] about Sir Philip Green lounges on his superyacht off Monaco this week as his high street fashion empire Arcadia hit the rocks… now, it’s revealed he is already ditching his billionaire baubles but is he sunk for good?
During the leadership campaign, Starmer committed to maintaining the core domestic pledges of the Corbyn era, including raising taxes on the rich and big business, scrapping tuition fees, a green industrial revolution (a slogan, and much of its polices now raided by the Tories), “common ownership”, no illegal wars, and restoring workers’ rights. The leader’s team is divided between those who regard these promises as millstones that need to be discarded, and others who believe they are commitments that cannot be abandoned. The latter have more political common sense: while it is hard for a politician to establish a reputation for honesty and integrity, it is easy to lose one in an instant. … [Read more...] about Both sides of Labour’s internal war need to focus on a vision for Britain’s future
Since 2010, the MoJ has closed at least 230 crown, county and magistrates courts. The initial rationale was that crime levels and the number of court cases were falling. Some of the buildings have yet to be sold. The money raised and savings achieved are being diverted into the court modernisation programme. … [Read more...] about Court closures: sale of 126 premises raised just £34m, figures show
The measure's history dates back to the 1950s, when bookstore owners were being held liable for selling books containing 'obscenity,' which is not protected by the First Amendment. One case eventually made it to the Supreme Court, which held that it created a 'chilling effect' to hold someone liable for someone else´s content. … [Read more...] about ‘This is what Communist countries do!’: Trump continues his rant against Twitter, blasting it for suspending the account of a Pennsylvania Republican trying to help him win the state