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The man known as "Nick" whose allegations sparked the Westminster sex abuse probe can now be identified after a judge lifted legal restriction.Carl Beech (pictured), 50, who is accused of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one count of fraud, appeared at Newcastle Crown Court via videolink.Judge…
Radio station LBC has been warned that it could face sanctions if it continues to breach broadcasting regulations with "offensive content".Watchdog Ofcom found that Steve Allen's early-morning show broke broadcasting rules with "potentially highly offensive" comments about blind people.The DJ was talking about a blind man who is scared of…
A former police inspector has admitted making more than 140 indecent photographs of children between 2011 and August this year.Ex-West Midlands Police officer Lee Bartram (pictured) entered guilty pleas to three charges of making indecent images of children when he appeared before a judge at Wolverhampton Crown Court on Monday.The…
Uber has announced that it will provide NHS staff in England who are working over the Christmas period with free transport this festive season.The ride sharing firm is offering two journeys costing up to £10 each, in a bid to help workers get to and from work amid limited public…
Police have released CCTV footage and a detailed map of the route a suspected attacker took after he "overpowered" and "violently raped" a young woman in the basement of a commercial property in Whitechapel.The 22-year-old woman was on her way home after an evening out with friends on November 9.She…
Lawyers for the father of toddler Poppi Worthington, who was sexually abused shortly before she died, have claimed a coroner "overstepped the mark" at the inquest when he recorded the reasons for her death.Former supermarket worker Paul Worthington, 50, believed to have been granted Legal Aid, took his case to…
Young people's futures are being put at risk because of cuts in youth services, including hundreds of job losses, a new report warns.Unison said almost 900 youth worker jobs have been axed since 2016 and more than £13 million has been sliced from youth services across the UK.At least 160…
Ministers have revealed 49 people deported to Commonwealth countries have not been contacted by the Windrush task force, leading MPs to claim the Home Office "hasn't learned anything" from the scandal.The 49, who had been held in UK detention centres, were flown to Ghana and Nigeria between March and September…
The Government is being urged to make firms publish their disability pay gaps after new research suggested the difference with other workers has hit more than £2,800 a year.The TUC said disabled workers were earning on average 15% less than other employees, rising to 29% for those with mental illnesses…
Three missing people have been reunited with their families in time for Christmas after their faces were displayed on posters on the backpacks of Deliveroo riders.Five hundred of the food delivery app's riders will sport mobile billboards in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol from Monday as part of a campaign…
A campaigner has raised concerns after open justice rules were broken when council social services bosses tried to have a man jailed for contempt of court.Former Liberal Democrat MP John Hemming (pictured) says the case, which was heard in the Family Division of the High Court in London on Wednesday,…
Nearly a third of GPs say they are likely to leave their roles within five years, a survey has found, as experts warn stress and huge workloads are forcing many to quit the profession.A poll by the Royal College of General Practitioners found that 31% of the 1,094 GPs surveyed…
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