Jury begins deliberating in Harvey Weinstein rape trial | ITV News

Jurors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial have started deliberating on charges in the landmark MeToo case that could put the once-powerful Hollywood mogul behind bars for the rest of his life. The panel of seven men and five women received instructions in the law from the judge before beginning to weigh charges that the film … Read more Jury begins deliberating in Harvey Weinstein rape trial | ITV News

Gun control: Why some US sheriffs are vowing to disobey ‘red flag’ laws

As the death toll from mass shootings in the United States continues to rise, several US states have recently passed gun control laws. These “red flag” laws allow police or family members to petition a judge to order the temporary removal of firearms from a person who may present a danger to others or themselves. Colorado is the … Read more Gun control: Why some US sheriffs are vowing to disobey ‘red flag’ laws

Police unlawfully interfered with freedom of expression over ‘transphobic’ tweets

A police force unlawfully interfered with a man’s right to freedom of expression by turning up at his place of work over his allegedly “transphobic” tweets, a judge has ruled. Harry Miller, a 54-year-old former police officer and now docker from Humberside, founded campaign group Fair Cop following the action against him over his Twitter … Read more Police unlawfully interfered with freedom of expression over ‘transphobic’ tweets

Child rapist sentenced to life in prison for rape of seven-year-old girl | ABC News

A Sydney man who bound, choked and then filmed himself raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a dance studio has been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Paul Conlon sentenced Anthony Sampieri, 56, to life in prison for the brutal attack and sexual assault of the primary school girl in November, 2018. Read … Read more Child rapist sentenced to life in prison for rape of seven-year-old girl | ABC News

Sajid Javid: Jamaican offenders deportation flight ‘absolutely right’ to go ahead

Sajid Javid has defended the government’s decision to continue with the deportation of dozens of offenders to Jamaica. This comes after a Court of Appeal judge had ordered the Home Office not to carry out a planned deportation amid concerns mobile phone outages had prevented detainees from having access to legal advice. However, the Chancellor … Read more Sajid Javid: Jamaican offenders deportation flight ‘absolutely right’ to go ahead

David Lammy asks ‘when will black lives matter again’ over deportation of offenders to Jamaica

Labour MP David Lammy has condemned the deportation of up to 50 offenders to Jamaica. Speaking in the House of Commons on Monday, the Member of Parliament for Tottenham asked “When will black lives matter again?” A planned deportation flight to Jamaica took off on Tuesday morning with 17 people on board, despite a Court … Read more David Lammy asks ‘when will black lives matter again’ over deportation of offenders to Jamaica