UK Police Warn Drivers Face Prosecution for Vaping at the Wheel

Senior police officers have warned that motorists determined to be driving without due care and attention because of using e-cigarettes face being prosecuted with a fine of up to £2,500 or even losing their license. The problem with vaping behind the wheel is that breathing thick clouds of vapour into the car could temporarily blind the driver and cause a crash, even a fatal […]

UK Police Expect ‘Last Days of Rome’ Weekend as Brits to Party Hard Ahead of New COVID ‘Rule of Six’

“If we are going to be asked to focus on enforcement, something else will have to give.” This comes amid reports of sold-out venues for the weekend across the country, such as popular ‘Sip n’ Stroke’ parties in Shoreditch, brunch rooftop parties at Brixton’s Prince of Wales, and ‘London’s original boat party’ cruise along the […]

Ex-Vegas police lieutenant on ambush of LA deputies: ‘There is a war on cops’

A manhunt was underway in California and the two sheriff’s deputies were “fighting for their lives” on Sunday after the deputies were shot in their patrol car around 7 p.m. Saturday by a suspect who “opened fire without warning or provocation,” authorities said.

Almost 125,000 UK retail jobs lost so far this year, study estimates

Bamfield estimates that 43,381 jobs have been lost through retailers falling into administration, such as Debenhams, Monsoon, Oasis, M&Co and Cath Kidston. A further 10,556 jobs have been lost through company voluntary arrangements (CVAs), an insolvency procedure used to close loss-making stores by Poundstretcher among others.

Kevin Spacey questioned by UK police over sex assault claims

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Drug case earns ex-SF police lab tech home detention

A former San Francisco police lab technician, whose admission that she took home cocaine that was being held as evidence led to the dismissals of hundreds of drug cases, was sentenced to a year of home confinement Friday by a federal judge who rejected prosecutors’ request for imprisonment.

US corporations continue sending jobs abroad during pandemic

On 15 September, 500 workers at the Asarco copper processing plant in Hayden, Arizona, will be displaced as the mining company plans to ship concentrate that was to be processed in Arizona to Mexico. Some 110 workers at an Amarillo, Texas-based Asarco refinery are also being impacted. The displacement comes shortly after Asarco workers ended […]

UK police to charge man with murder over stabbings in Birmingham

“This decision was made following careful consideration of the evidence presented to us by West Midlands Police as a result of their ongoing investigation,” Deputy Chief Crown Prosecutor of CPS West Midlands Suzanne Llewellyn said in a statement.

Key workers and public services need more support, say UK unions

O’Grady said: “Coronavirus is no leveller. It has exposed huge inequality in modern Britain. Hard work should pay for everyone, no matter who you are or what kind of job you do. Yet, many of those who kept this country going through the crisis don’t get the respect they deserve.

UK Media Manipulates Facts Calling Skripal ‘Russian Agent’ – Russian Embassy

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on the case, saying that the Kremlin had no information on what could have caused the incident and noted that Moscow was open for cooperation. He refused to comment on media speculations about Russia’s alleged involvement, noting that “we did not have to wait long” for these accusations.