December 1, 2022

Woman attacked by Babes in Wood killer wants to be heard

Rachael Watts was attacked as a girl and left for dead by Babes in the Wood killer Russell Bishop. A woman who at age seven was abducted, sexually assaulted and left for dead by Brighton killer Russell Bishop has said she wants people to know the damage he did and that she remembers everything. Rachael […]

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Family court reporting to be allowed for first time

Family courts have powers to make significant interventions – such as ordering children be put into care. Image source, Getty Images By Sanchia Berg BBC Newsnight correspondent For the first time, journalists will be able to report what happens in family courts, under a pilot scheme. Until now, reporters have been able to observe hearings […]

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Rishi Sunak pledges police powers to tackle illegal protests

It is unacceptable that people’s lives are being disrupted by a “selfish minority”, says Rishi Sunak. Rishi Sunak has said it is “completely unacceptable” that people were having their lives disrupted by a “selfish minority” who join illegal protests. Home Secretary Suella Braverman has met with police chief constables to discuss tactics used by some […]

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Harry and Meghan Netflix series ‘behind closed doors’

The first trailer comes amid a race row sparked by comments made to a black guest at a royal reception. Image source, Netflix By Sean Coughlan Royal correspondent A trailer for Prince Harry and Meghan’s Netflix documentary has been released, offering a first glimpse at what the couple say is the inside story of why […]

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Ukraine war: Kyiv displays dummy nuclear-capable missile fired by Russia

Kyiv says the missiles were fired with non-explosive warheads to deplete Ukrainian air defences. Image source, Reuters By Jaroslav Lukiv BBC News Russia is now using nuclear-capable missiles with non-explosive warheads to exhaust Ukraine’s air defences, the Ukrainian military has said. It displayed what it said were fragments of Soviet-made X-55 cruise missiles – designed […]

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World Cup 2022 – Costa Rica 2-4 Germany: Four-time champions out of World Cup despite victory over Costa Rica

Germany crashed out of the Fifa World Cup on a remarkable night of drama despite victory over Costa Rica at Al Bayt Stadium. Japan’s controversial 2-1 victory against Spain would have eliminated Germany anyway, but Hansi Flick’s side needed three points to give themselves any chance of reaching the last 16. They completed their part […]

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