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London mobility scooter stabbing victim named as Thomas O’Halloran, 87

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An elderly man fatally stabbed while riding his mobility scooter in west London has been named as Thomas O’Halloran. Detectives said the 87-year-old was stabbed on Western Avenue in Greenford and managed to travel 75 ...

Skye reels from ‘worst day in its history’ as shooting victim named

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A man who was killed in a series of violent attacks that injured three others on and around the Isle of Skye has been named by police as John MacKinnon. The 47-year-old was shot dead at his home in Sasaig in the south...

Remains of third victim found inside Oldham mill 11 weeks after fire

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The remains of a third victim have been recovered from a mill in Oldham where four Vietnamese men are believed to have died in a fire 11 weeks ago. Greater Manchester police (GMP) said specialist officers made the lat...

Biden heckled by father of Parkland victim during event to celebrate new gun laws – video

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Joe Biden has been heckled by the father of a mass shooting victim during a White House event celebrating the passage of a federal gun safety law. The US president was delivering a speech when he was interrupted by Ma...

Anger over new ministerial job for MP accused of asking if alleged Pincher victim was gay

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Anger is growing among senior Conservatives over the promotion of an MP criticised for her alleged handling of groping claims made against the former deputy chief whip, Chris Pincher. One senior Tory said the appointm...

Mother of crash victim launches petition to sack drink-driving Queensland mayor

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Separate petitions calling for the sacking of a Queensland mayor who admitted crashing her vehicle into a tree east of Brisbane after drinks at a work function have been signed by more than 6,300 people. Redlands mayo...

Ghislaine Maxwell lawyers seek to exclude victim statements

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Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers are fighting to keep several accusers from providing victim impact statements at her sentencing for sex trafficking on Tuesday. The British socialite’s legal team argued in court filings on...

Female Labour MPs call on PM to scrap new rape victim guidance

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More than 100 female Labour MPs have written to Boris Johnson calling on him to scrap new guidance on pre-trial therapy for rape victims, which they say will make it less likely they will get the vital therapy they ne...

‘Caring and giving’: funeral for Uvalde victim held amid gun law protests

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Alexandria Aniyah Rubio, a victim of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, was remembered at her funeral on Saturday as opinionated like her mother and athletic like her father. The funeral took place on the same day ...

More victim support needed, says MP who lost daughter in hit-and-run

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A Labour MP, who suffered the tragic death of his daughter in a hit-and-run accident, has called for improved victim support from the Home Office after the harrowing experience. Bootle MP Peter Dowd said he will never...

Rochdale victim: ‘I was groomed at 14, then the courts came for my children’

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Between 2008 and 2010, a child abuse ring that came to be known as part of the “grooming gang” phenomenon operated in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Girls aged between 13 and 15 were trafficked, prostituted, raped and ...

‘It is not possible to stay quiet’: Putin’s first victim of ‘fake news’ law speaks out

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One of the first three people to face a criminal case under Russia’s “fake news” law has said the charges mean she has been “officially declared a decent person”. “To find out I was the first one to be charged was bot...

Man found guilty of murder after dragging victim under car in Surrey

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A driver has been found guilty of murdering a man by hitting him with a car and dragging him for more than half a mile. Martin Eastwood, 22, used a stolen Ford S Max to kill Liam Dent in the early hours of 26 July 201...

California’s victim compensation doled out $6m less in 2020, revealing gaps in crucial program

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The California agency that serves as a last resort for crime survivors and families of crime victims in need of financial support gave out nearly $6m less in the first year of the pandemic than it did in the year befo...

San Francisco police will stop misusing sexual assault victim DNA to investigate unrelated crimes

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The San Francisco police department is no longer using DNA from sexual assault survivors and other victims to investigate unrelated crimes, officials said Wednesday. The department’s crime lab stopped the practice sho...

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