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Met investigating sexual offence allegations against Tim Westwood

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The Metropolitan police are investigating sexual offence allegations against the DJ Tim Westwood, one of which dates back 40 years, it is understood. The force’s central specialist crime unit was looking into four rep...

NSW grants review recommends against making pork-barrelling a criminal offence

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A review of the New South Wales government’s grants spend has recommended against making pork-barrelling a criminal offence, instead arguing grants administrators should document when ministers and politicians try to ...

Olivia Williams: ‘I have unattractive knees. They have taken offence at my scathing remarks and decided to stop functioning’

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Born in London, Olivia Williams, 53, studied at Cambridge University and Bristol Old Vic Theatre school before joining the RSC. Her movies include The Postman, The Sixth Sense, Rushmore and The Father, and her TV work...

Outcry as Singapore executes man with learning difficulties over drugs offence

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A man with learning difficulties has been executed in Singapore for attempting to smuggle a small amount of heroin, despite repeated pleas for his life to be spared, in a case campaigners have described as a “tragic m...

Police misconduct hearing for sexual offence to be held in private

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A police misconduct hearing involving three senior officers after accusations of a sexual offence at a drinks party will be held in private, with the public and media banned. Ch Supt Mark Warrender and Ch Supt Marc Bu...

Trans women with sex offence convictions in female jails lawful, rules judge

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A legal challenge to prevent transgender inmates, with convictions for sexual or violent offences against women, being imprisoned alongside other women has been rejected by the high court. A female former inmate, who ...