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  • Anger at rape victims being asked to hand phones to police

    Anger at rape victims being asked to hand phones to police0

    Image copyright Getty Images There has been strong criticism of a move to get rape victims to hand over their phones to police – or risk prosecutions not going ahead. Consent forms asking for permission to access information including emails, messages and photographs are being rolled out across England and Wales. Prosecutors say the form

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  • Police outnumber protesters only to disappear when more activists swarm area

    Police outnumber protesters only to disappear when more activists swarm area0

    The majority of climate change protesters at Oxford Circus in London have finally been moved on by police officers – only to go to Hyde Park instead, where thousands are celebrating an international cannabis day. Popularised in the US, 420 is a day that sees cannabis smokers celebrate the drug and it seems several protesters have decided

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  • Derry police blame dissident republicans for journalist’s death | UK news0

    Police in Northern Ireland are blaming dissident republicans for the death of a journalist during shooting and rioting in Derry on Thursday night. Lyra McKee, 29, who made her name writing about growing up gay in Belfast, and published investigative pieces with BuzzFeed and the Atlantic, died after being shot during a night of clashes

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