Politics

Peterborough by-election: Brexit Party calls for ‘vote-rigging’ probe

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Image caption Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice said there had been "rumours" about the outcome in Peterborough The Brexit Party has called for an investigation into Labour's narrow victory in the Peterborough by-election.Labour's Lisa Forbes won the seat on 6 June by 683 votes, ahead of the Brexit Party.Its chairman Richard Tice said there had been numerous "rumours" about the outcome, including "vote-rigging". Cambridgeshire Police said
UK News

Windrush: Secret surveys on race were used to ‘discriminate on a basis of colour’

[ad_1] The Windrush scandal erupted in 2018 but files that were once secret reveal a history of discrimination stretching back to the 1950s and 1960s. See the full story on The Unwanted: The Secret Windrush Files on BBC Two on Monday at 9pm. If you have been affected by the issues raised in this piece please visit the BBC Action Line. Sarah O’Connor died unexpectedly in September 2018. [ad_2] Source
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Aneurin Bevan: Trusts apologise after death of NHS founder’s great-nephew

[ad_1] Image copyright Bevan family Image caption Roderick Bevan, 66, from Grantham in Lincolnshire, died in 2018 from lung cancer A relative of the founder of the NHS died after two NHS trusts made serious errors during his cancer treatment.Doctors diagnosed Roderick Bevan in 2016 while treating him for another condition but did not offer him radiotherapy for another 15 months.Neglect contributed to his death, an inquest found, with his
UK News

Jay Sewell death: Man ‘murdered over girlfriend feud’

[ad_1] Image copyright Met Police Image caption Jay Sewell was stabbed three times in the attack, the court heard A man was murdered in an attack by a group of nine people who were "armed to the teeth" after a "feud" over his girlfriend, a court has heard.Jay Sewell, 18, was fatally stabbed in Lee, near Eltham, south London, on 11 December.The Old Bailey heard Daniel Grogan harboured "intense feelings
India Top News

UK falling behind in race to engage with India, warns UK Parliament inquiry | India News

[ad_1] LONDON: The UK is falling behind in the global race to engage with India because it has failed to adjust its strategy to fit India's enhanced influence and power on the world stage, a new UK parliamentary inquiry report concluded on Monday. 'Building Bridges: Reawakening UK-India ties', released to coincide with the first-ever India Day in the Houses of Parliament to mark the launch of UK-India Week 2019, called
UK News

Adrian Ismay murder: Christopher Robinson’s brother in court

[ad_1] Image copyright iSmay family Image caption Adrian Ismay died 11 days after he was injured when a bomb exploded under his van A man ordered to appear as a witness in his brother's murder trial has appeared in court, but refused to answer questions. Christopher Robinson is accused of murdering prison officer Adrian Ismay. Mr Ismay, 52, died in March 2016, 11 days after a bomb exploded under his
Cricket

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan reaches unique batting milestone against Afghanistan

[ad_1] Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.Shakib, who already has two hundreds to his name in the competition, also became the 19th player overall to achieve the feat.The milestone was achieved when the left-hander was batting on 35. Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls, his innings laced with one four, before Mujeeb Ur Rahman trapped him
Business

Lloyds will not reveal frozen account details

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Contributor Lloyds Banking Group has refused to reveal how much money is in the Jersey accounts which it has frozen amid heightened fears about financial crime.It would not say how many of the 8,000 accounts were held by UK citizens.Lloyds said the accounts were suspended because customers failed to respond to requests to prove their identity.The crackdown came after the imposition of tougher money laundering rules
UK News

Hundreds more cases in Shropshire baby deaths review

[ad_1] Image caption New cases are understood to include still births and deaths of babies in the final stages of labour The number of cases uncovered by a review of baby deaths at hospitals in Shropshire has more than doubled.An investigation by NHS Improvement has found more than 300 new cases of concerns at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust.The new figure is in addition to more than 250
Cricket

World Cup 2019: England vs Australia at Lord’s on Tuesday; focus on Jofra Archer, David Warner

[ad_1]  Host England has lost twice, against Pakistan and Sri Lanka, while Australia is riding high after five wins out of six, with its only defeat coming against India.Warner v Archer - top-order tussleJofra Archer has given England's attack a new dimension with his raw pace, taking 15 wickets so far to top the charts at the World Cup alongside Australia's Mitchell Starc and Pakistan's Mohammad Amir.The Barbados-born bowler has