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June 16, 2018 12:21 PM Christopher Chope's upskirting bill BLOCK angers campaigner as May wades into row

A WOMAN who campaigned for a year to make upskirting a criminal offence after she became a victim last July has hit out at the Tory MP who blocked the Bill in Parliament yesterday. Christchurch MP Sir Christopher Chope stopped the Voyeurism (Offences) Bill in its tracks after he objected to it being given a second reading in parliament. Gina Martin 54

June 14, 2018 4:00 AM £1m of unspent council money to help children and fix roads

MORE than a million pounds of unspent council money is to be splashed on free recycling boxes, better parking enforcement and special projects to help disadvantaged children in schools. City of York Council underspent by £620,000 last year, and has £761,000 of contingency funds left over. Next week senior councillors will be asked to approve spending 49

June 14, 2018 2:30 AM ‘Sup with the devil’ Dominic Grieve SLAMMED after holding SECRETIVE meeting with Remoaners

CONSERVATIVE rebel MP Dominic Grieve has been accused of attempting to derail Brexit after being spotted attending a meeting of anti-Brexit campaigners at the European Commission’s Smith Square headquarters in London on Tuesday evening. The event was attended by pro-European figures including Liberal Democrat peers, Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair 68

June 5, 2018 7:33 AM Jack Straw reveals he examined 'graphic' files describing Norman Scott's sexual encounters with Jeremy Thorpe

Former foreign secretary Jack Straw revealed yesterday he had examined private files belonging to Norman Scott. The Labour grandee said the ‘extraordinary’ secret files went into intimate details about the relationship between Jeremy Thorpe and his lover. Then a special advisor, Mr Straw compiled a memo on the scandal in 1976 to be forwarded to the then prime 28

June 5, 2018 12:58 AM Off the hook: ‘Prime suspect’ in Jeremy Thorpe hit-man farce is told by police they will NOT reopen their investigation into him as the experienced pilot vanishes again… along with his own PLANE

The farce over the investigation of the plot to murder Jeremy Thorpe’s ex-lover deepened last night when the prime suspect appeared to be off the hook. Police had rushed to the home of Andrew ‘Gino’ Newton, 71, at the weekend after admitting he was not in fact dead – only to discover that he had vanished. Now it has emerged that he has been told by officers 39

June 1, 2018 3:03 PM Further Brexit pressure on Corbyn from MPs and left-wing allies

Backbenchers and a group of left-wing supporters are urging a rethink on Brexit to put pressure on the Labour leader. Eight Labour backbenchers, including four former shadow ministers, have signed an open letter calling for voters to be asked to choose between the final Brexit deal or remaining in the EU. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable and the party's 36

May 17, 2018 8:41 AM LNP apologise over corruption claims

Queensland opposition leader Deb Frecklington and two of her frontbenchers have apologised for accusing Deputy Premier Jackie Trad of ignoring corruption allegations against Ipswich City Council. Liberal National Party leader Deb Frecklington, her deputy Tim Mander and education spokesman Jarrod Bleijie on Tuesday accused the deputy premier of ignoring 21

May 17, 2018 7:21 AM WA Darling Range by-election set for June

The Darling Range by-election, triggered by the resignation of disgraced West Australian Labor-turned-independent state MP Barry Urban, will be held on June 23. Speaker Peter Watson told parliament on Thursday he intended to issue a writ on Tuesday directing the electoral commissioner to conduct a by-election, with the last day for candidate nominations 22

April 17, 2018 12:40 PM Row erupts over air quality in Rochford

A ROW has erupted over claims air pollution levels in some parts of Rochford and Rayleigh are above the legal limit - and dangerous to residents. A £1,080 study into air quality, funded by 13 concerned members of the Rochford District Residents party, the Green Party and the Liberal Democrats, found areas of Spa Road and Main Road in Hockley breaching 41

April 16, 2018 1:16 PM Hugh Grant admits he can’t use Netflix

Hugh Grant has admitted he misses the days of analogue television and has not yet worked out how to use Netflix. The Four Weddings And A Funeral star said he is still old fashioned in his tastes. He told Pilot TV magazine: “I can’t work it. There was something I needed to see on Netflix last night and I’m in a new house and I couldn’t get it to work. The actor 52