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June 20, 2018 11:52 PM ‘Sign up to save parks’ charter call

A CHARTER to safeguard the UK’s parks and open spaces was unveiled last night. The Keep Britain Tidy charter calls on Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland’s leaders to champion parks and green spaces to halt and reverse their decline. It comes as research published today by public sector union Unison reveals that more than £15million 6

June 20, 2018 6:30 AM Woman, 25, wins fight to use sperm harvested from her dead boyfriend's testes to start the family of three they had planned before he died suddenly

A young woman who fought to use sperm she harvested from her dead boyfriend's body has won her court case. Brisbane Supreme Court justice Sue Brown handed down her landmark decision on Wednesday. Ayla Cresswell, 25, was granted permission to harvest sperm from her boyfriend Joshua Davies immediately after he died suddenly in August 2016. Ayla Cresswell 6

June 20, 2018 5:21 AM Teacher, 57, faces court accused of 'slapping, pinching, scratching and SPITTING on four children aged between eight and ten'

A primary school teacher, 57, hid her face with dark sunglasses and a purple scarf as she faced court accused of pinching, slapping, scratching and spitting on four children aged as young as eight. The female teacher allegedly assaulted four children aged between eight and 10 at a school in south-west Sydney between April 30 and May 18 this year. The woman 6

June 20, 2018 4:17 AM Opening statements in ex-New York Senate leader's retrial

NEW YORK (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin in the retrial of ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos (SKEH'-lohs) and his son on corruption charges. Skelos and his son, Adam, were convicted in 2015 of extortion, conspiracy and bribery. Dean Skelos, a 70-year-old Republican, was sentenced to five years in prison. His son got 6½ years. But neither 5

June 20, 2018 4:03 AM #MeToo makes waves in Australia with workplace sex harassment probe

Australia launched a national inquiry into workplace sexual harassment Wednesday, in a sign governments are beginning to respond to a global issue highlighted by the massive #MeToo movement. The probe, to be conducted by the Australian Human Rights Commission, will look into the legal framework on sexual harassment and review complaints made to anti-discrimination 3

June 20, 2018 1:29 AM Canadian senate passes cannabis bill but legalisation delayed

Canada’s Senate has given final passage to the federal government’s bill to legalise recreational cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a few months to legally buy marijuana. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government had hoped to make cannabis legal by July 1, but the government has said provincial and territorial governments will need eight 4

June 20, 2018 12:27 AM Mother of epileptic 12-year-old boy at the centre of the ‘medicinal marijuana’ row runs a firm selling cannabis oil for £500 a time

A mother campaigning for the legalisation of marijuana for medical use sells bottles of cannabis oil for more than £500 on her company’s website. Charlotte Caldwell is the sole director of Billy’s Bud Ltd – named after her 12-year-old son, who was given the first ever NHS prescription to treat his epilepsy. Her products include oils, capsules and powder 11

June 20, 2018 12:05 AM Met seizes record £94.6m haul from criminals

Money linked to an organised Chinese crime gang and millions in virtual currencies are included in the total. New figures show that Metropolitan Police investigators made effective use of legal measures known as confiscation orders, which allow cash to be taken after a conviction, with £55.5m coming from those alone. The Hatton Garden heist was one such case, with four of the men convicted 1

June 19, 2018 11:52 PM Case dropped against accused foot solider of South American gangs who 'stole' free London newspapers for recycling

A man accused of stealing a van load of free newspapers had the case against him withdrawn because prosecutors are not certain what he is accused of is a crime. Westminster magistrates heard that South American gangs are helping themselves to huge piles of the London Evening Standard – which are left for commuters at rail stations – and then selling 4

June 19, 2018 9:39 PM Farage STUNS callers by 'agreeing with Barnier for first time' on THIS key issue

NIGEL FARAGE stunned callers after he claimed “for the first time ever” he found himself on the “same side” as the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Nigel Farage accused Prime Minister Theresa May of trying to “opt-in” to various EU arrangements, including the European Arrest Warrant, post-Brexit. The UK currently works with police 7