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September 17, 2018 8:58 PM US sanctions on Iran are 'unproductive' and 'wrong', Russia's energy minister says

THE reimposition of punitive sanctions of Iran’s oil industry will be unproductive, while the consequences of such a move are unpredictable, Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak has warned United States President Donald Trump. Sanctions are set to be re-imposed on Iran's oil industry on November 4 after Mr Trump decided to withdraw the US from international 8

September 14, 2018 10:59 AM Gina Miller rules out running for Liberal Democrat leadership with warning against a new political party

The woman who ensured MPs had the power to trigger Article 50 launches a new campaign to publish "unspun facts" about Brexit. The businesswoman and Remain campaigner insisted neither she nor the party had discussed the idea of her replacing Sir Vince Cable. Asked by Sky News if she would run when he steps down, Ms Miller said: "No I wouldn't. "I have much more to do both in my work of transparency 10

September 11, 2018 3:44 AM Drink driving, theft and more from Swindon's courts

COURT: A drink-driver OAP caught by police twice in the past six months has been banned for more than four years. Royston Collins, 68, of Ramsthorn Close, pleaded guilty to two charges of drink driving. In February, he was tested and found to have 132 milligrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of urine. The legal limit is 107 milligrammes. Then, in July, a police 15

September 9, 2018 4:36 PM Payout for ex-scout leader after niqab Darth Vader row

A scout leader who was expelled from the movement for comparing a colleague canoeing in a niqab to Darth Vadar has accepted an out-of-court settlement. Brian Walker, 62, wrote to the Scout's magazine saying a leader taking girls canoeing in a niqab would "most likely drown" wearing "that Darth Vader tent". Mr Walker, who took legal action against the scouts 12

September 7, 2018 12:30 AM Sarri: I found out I'd been sacked by Napoli after seeing it on TV

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri reveals he found out he had been sacked by Napoli after seeing it on TV Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has confirmed that he found out he had been sacked by Napoli only by seeing the news on television. The Italian boss took over at Stamford Bridge this summer following an impressive spell with the Serie A side. He secured 7

September 6, 2018 3:41 PM Gail Dickinson 59 of Fife Scotland accused of sex with boy 14 on holiday in Ibiza cleared not guilty

Holidaymaker, 59, who was accused of having sex with boy, 14, on an Ibiza balcony is CLEARED of all charges A 59-year-old woman accused of having sex with a 14-old-boy on holiday in Ibiza has been cleared. Gail Dickinson, of Glenrothes, Fife, was charged after the schoolboy's grandmother claimed she saw them having sex on the balcony at an apartment 10

September 5, 2018 12:59 PM Why Mel B was ordered to take random drug and alcohol tests

Former Spice Girl must also undergo ‘full-scale custody evaluation’ following allegations by nanny Former Spice Girl Mel B has been ordered by a judge to submit to four months of drug and alcohol testing, under the terms of a custody arrangement with her ex-husband. The singer, real name Melanie Brown, has been embroiled in a bitter legal battle with Stephen 7

September 4, 2018 3:07 PM Swindon 'bike theft' teen charged under 200-year-old law

POLICE turned to a 200-year-old law to prosecute a teen intent on stealing bicycles. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged under the 1824 Vagrancy Act after he was found in a Swindon garden intent on taking the bikes. In the past two years, the act has been used on five occasions at Swindon Magistrates Court. He pleaded 15

September 3, 2018 10:47 PM Parents’ joy at their new son after tragedy of Alfie

THE parents of Alfie Evans, who died aged 22 months after a long legal battle, yesterday fought back tears as they spoke of their happiness at the birth of their new baby son Thomas. Kate James, 20, and Tom Evans, 21, admitted they had been to “hell and back” during their High Court battle. But the couple, of Liverpool, said they were overjoyed at the arrival 9

August 29, 2018 4:00 AM Hong Kong Chop House in York fined over poor hygiene

A CITY centre restaurant and its boss have to pay a court bill of more than £11,000 after York magistrates heard of years of poor hygiene in its kitchen. City of York Council inspectors served five hygiene improvement notices at once on Hong Kong Chop House in Swinegate because conditions in its kitchen were so bad on September 15, 2017, said Victoria 9