Koshka Duff: Professor says she faced victim blaming over police claim

Dr Duff said: “After the rape and murder of Sarah Everard, the police put out statements saying women should challenge officers they think are behaving in a dodgy way, kind of again putting the onus on women in a victim blaming way, saying you know, if you don’t challenge them and stand up for your… Continue reading Koshka Duff: Professor says she faced victim blaming over police claim

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Southampton residents celebrate Indian Republic Day

MORE than 50 people in Southampton came together to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of Indian Republic Day.  Today, the local residents got the opportunity to pay tribute to their country and Indian war heroes outside Southampton Guildhall.  Republic Day marks the 73rd anniversary of the country’s adoption of a Constitution. The event was organised by One Community… Continue reading Southampton residents celebrate Indian Republic Day

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Kaimes School closed in Edinburgh as boy found dead, say Police Scotland | UK | News

Paramedics rushed to Kaimes School, which is in Liberton, Edinburgh, to provide medical aid to the 17-year-old boy but he died at the scene at around 11.30am yesterday (Tuesday January 25). Police were also called to the school, which caters for those with complex needs on the autism spectrum, and now understand there are no suspicious… Continue reading Kaimes School closed in Edinburgh as boy found dead, say Police Scotland | UK | News

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Terry Pratchett estate backs Jack Monroe’s idea for ‘Vimes Boots’ poverty index | Books

Terry Pratchett’s estate has authorised Jack Monroe to use the “Vimes Boots Index” as the name of her new price index, which is intended to document the “insidiously creeping prices” of basic food products. The author’s daughter Rhianna Pratchett, a video games journalist, said her father would have been proud to see his work used… Continue reading Terry Pratchett estate backs Jack Monroe’s idea for ‘Vimes Boots’ poverty index | Books

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Boris Johnson PMQs: Will Sue Gray report be published in full?

Boris Johnson faced questions from the opposition in Commons as Sue Gray’s crucial report into gatherings across Whitehall throughout lockdown are set to be published this week. It comes as police launched their own probe into multiple events in No 10 after being passed information from the Gray inquiry. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick… Continue reading Boris Johnson PMQs: Will Sue Gray report be published in full?

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Parking fine for mum feeding baby in Norwood Arms car park, Cheltenham | UK | News

Emily Mason pulled into the car park of the Norwood Arms in Montpellier, Cheltenham, because four-month-old son Oakley was screaming in hunger. Britannia parking, the company which manages the car park on behalf of the pub and its owner, brewery Greene King, gives people a 10-minute grace to use spots but Emily took 13 minutes to feed… Continue reading Parking fine for mum feeding baby in Norwood Arms car park, Cheltenham | UK | News

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Southampton woman Clare Munn banned from begging in Hampshire

A SOUTHAMPTON woman who stepped out in front of cars to ask for money has been banned from begging. Clare Munn, of Ellwood Avenue, Southampton, has been given a three year Criminal Behaviour Order. The 45-year-old is not allowed to beg anywhere within Hampshire in that time period. This comes after an incident on July… Continue reading Southampton woman Clare Munn banned from begging in Hampshire

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