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December 6, 2018 5:17 PM Mother of monkey dust drug addict warns of dangers

Jane Eagles has allowed a BBC film crew into her son's flat to show the devastation the drug monkey dust can cause. Kevin Eagles from Knutton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, is currently in jail after he climbed up on a roof whilst high on the class B drug and threw roof tiles at police. He pleaded guilty to criminal damage and affray at Stoke-on-Trent Crown 50

December 3, 2018 5:53 PM Carl Beech: Accuser of 'VIP paedophile ring' named

A man who claimed he was the victim of an alleged VIP paedophile ring can now be named as Carl Beech. A judge at Newcastle Crown Court has lifted an order barring publication of his name. Mr Beech, who is 50, has been charged with 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one count of fraud. He is due to stand trial next May. He made allegations 57

December 3, 2018 3:42 PM Man known as 'Nick' whose claims sparked VIP abuse investigation is named

The man is to stand trial in May over 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one allegation of fraud. The 50-year-old, known previously only as "Nick", will now stand trial at Newcastle Crown Court in May next year over 12 counts of perverting the course of justice and one allegation of fraud. In 2014, the Metropolitan Police started Operation 60

November 27, 2018 10:46 AM Mitesh Patel ‘used Grindr on day he murdered his wife’

Mitesh Patel, a pharmacist accused of strangling his wife to death so he could start a new life with his gay partner, used dating apps and sites like Grindr on the day she died, a court has heard. Judge James Goss previously informed Teesside Crown Court that it had been agreed by both the prosecution and the defence that Patel had been having affairs 62

November 22, 2018 12:45 AM EU row THREATENS Brexit as Spain makes DESPERATE SNATCH for Gibraltar in latest talks

THE SPANISH Prime Minister doubled down yesterday on his threats to vote against the Brexit agreement unless concessions are made regarding Gibraltar, the UK overseas territory situated on a peninsula to the south of Spain. Madrid maintains its claim to the land, which was ceded to the British crown in 1713. It therefore takes issue with Article 184 of the Brexit 52

November 20, 2018 10:31 AM Saudi foreign minister slams CIA theory on Khashoggi murder as false

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said that CIA claims that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave the order to kill journalist Jamal Khashoggi were false, according to an Arabic-language newspaper interview. News outlets reported the CIA's finding over the weekend in a case that has sparked an international outcry against the world's top oil exporter 70

November 13, 2018 4:30 PM Border officer caught smuggling drugs and guns

A corrupt UK border officer has been found guilty of attempting to smuggle firearms and drugs into the country. Simon Pellett, from Dover, was on duty when he was arrested by French officers in October last year. Jurors at Isleworth Crown Court heard he was caught with holdalls containing eight pistols, two revolvers, ammunition, and heroin and cocaine 58

November 12, 2018 12:06 PM National Action trial: Three guilty of neo-Nazi group membership

A couple who named their baby after Adolf Hitler have been found guilty of being members of a banned terrorist group. Adam Thomas, 22, and Claudia Patatas, 38, from Banbury, along with Daniel Bogunovic, 27, from Leicester, were charged with being in National Action. Birmingham Crown Court heard the couple gave their child the middle name Adolf in honour 49

November 8, 2018 11:01 PM PayPal bans Tommy Robinson from its platform

The online payment system said it sought to balance freedom of expression with principles of respect and diversity. The online payments system said its services cannot be used to "promote hate, violence, or other forms of intolerance that is discriminatory". Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was banned from Twitter in March and online petitions 105

November 8, 2018 12:28 PM Oritse Williams: JLS star denies rape charge as trial is announced for next year

ORITSE WILLIAMS, who rose to fame in boyband JLS, attended Wolverhampton Crown Court for a plea hearing today, after he was granted unconditional bail last month. “The matter is in the hands of the police and it would be totally wrong for us to comment any further.” Today, he attended court and spoke only to confirm his name, date of birth and nationality 45