Tag: "uk"

UK man arrested in Egypt for 'pat on the back' is released | World news

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A British man detained on sexual assault charges in Egypt for what his family say was “a pat on the back” has been freed.Radha Stirling, head of Detained in Dubai, said: “We are very happy to report that British citizen Tony Camoccio has been released from Egyptian custody after paying approximately £1,000 in bail and related fees.

Jamaicans deported by Home Office go into hiding fearing for lives | UK news

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As many as seven of the Jamaicans who were deported on a Home Office charter flight on Tuesday have gone into hiding in fear for their lives, the Guardian has learned.In interviews, three of the 17 who were forcibly returned to Jamaica on Tuesday said they fear they will be targeted by gangs if their whereabouts become known.

Police keeping drink-driver's DNA breached his rights, judges rule | UK news

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UK police who indefinitely retained in their records the DNA profile of a man convicted of drink-driving breached his human rights, Strasbourg judges have ruled.The ruling by the European court of human rights (ECHR) over Fergus Gaughran’s claim presents a significant challenge for police data storage practices in the UK.

Six terrorists convicted of further terror act after release, data shows | UK news

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Six convicted terrorists have been released from prison and convicted of a further terrorist offence within seven years, it has been revealed, as parliament heads into a debate over emergency laws designed to keep extremist prisoners in jail for longer.Between January 2013 and December 2019, 196 individuals convicted of a terrorist offence were released from prison in England and Wales with 3.

Man who set up fake modelling website jailed for rape | UK news

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A photographer who set up a fake modelling website to lure women to his studio to sexually assault them has been jailed for 21 years, police said.The women were promised that footage would be sent to the modelling agency to be considered but this was not the case, police said.

Streatham attack | UK news

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Rush to change sentencing laws before release of convicted terrorists






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Rush to change sentencing laws before release of convicted terrorists









Sentencing: minister rejects European human rights convention warning






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Sentencing: minister rejects European human rights convention warning







Streatham attacker 'had his heart set on martyrdom’






Published: 11:57 AM



Streatham attacker 'had his heart set on martyrdom’










We won’t defeat terrorism by locking people up forever

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Published: 10:50 AM

We won’t defeat terrorism by locking people up forever
















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Streatham terrorist 'tried to stab with knife still in its packaging'



Woman attacked by Sudesh Amman tells how she escaped harm during ‘horrific’ incident





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Streatham terrorist 'tried to stab with knife still in its packaging'






















UK may bypass human rights convention to rush through terror laws






Published: 7:56 PM



UK may bypass human rights convention to rush through terror laws









Streatham attack: stabbed woman named as Monika Luftner






Published: 1:29 PM



Streatham attack: stabbed woman named as Monika Luftner







Terror offenders should be jailed indefinitely if necessary, says Gove






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Terror offenders should be jailed indefinitely if necessary, says Gove







Streatham attack shows Britain needs new ideas on deradicalisation






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Streatham attack shows Britain needs new ideas on deradicalisation











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Streatham attacker was released amid fears he felt terrorism 'justified'



Sudesh Amman was put under 24/7 armed surveillance within days of leaving prison





Published: 8:31 PM



Streatham attacker was released amid fears he felt terrorism 'justified'










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Government says terror offenders must serve at least two-thirds of sentence – video

Robert Buckland said the government would introduce emergency legislation to prevent convicted terrorists automatically being released early 







Published: 7:38 PM




Government says terror offenders must serve at least two-thirds of sentence – video






















Sudesh Amman: how did science student become Streatham jihadist?Transformation of 20-year-old will be scrutinised by relevant authorities





Published: 7:04 PM



Sudesh Amman: how did science student become Streatham jihadist?

Home Office seeking to drop Theresa May's 28-day limit on police bail | UK news

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The home secretary, Priti Patel, has bowed to pressure from rank-and-file police officers and is seeking to rip up changes to bail rules spearheaded by Theresa May.Other changes include removing the presumption against pre-charge bail and allowing officers of a lower rank to authorise and extend pre-charge bail.

Met chief: update public nuisance law to tackle Extinction Rebellion | UK news

Cressida Dick says police need more powers to deal with protest groups such as XR















































Police remove an Extinction Rebellion protester from Oxford Circus in central London in October.Photograph: Ollie Millington/Getty Images



Police officers are looking to update the offence of “public nuisance” for the 21st century to ensure they have the necessary powers to tackle protest groups such as Extinction Rebellion, the Metropolitan police commissioner has said.

Sentencing: minister rejects European human rights convention warning | UK news

The European court of human rights in Strasbourg, a separate institution to the EU.Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters



A senior government minister has raised further questions over Britain’s relationship with the European convention on human rights (ECHR) as Boris Johnson scrambles to push through tougher sentencing for terrorists.

Home Office proposes offence of possessing terrorist propaganda | UK news

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A new offence relating to possession of terrorist propaganda that glorifies or encourages extremism could be introduced to toughen up UK anti-terror laws.While legislation forbids distribution of extreme material, possession is only criminal if the material is useful in commission of a terrorist act.

Human rights court dismisses MI6 informant Wang Yam's appeal | UK news

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The European court of human rights has dismissed the appeal by the former Chinese dissident and MI6 informant Wang Yam that he had not had a fair trial because his defence evidence was held in secret on grounds of national security.He also said the UK breached the convention by refusing to allow the European court of human rights judges to have sight of his defence case.