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June 23, 2018 7:55 PM London's knife crime epidemic continues as woman stabbed to death in her Greenwich garden

LONDON'S crime wave continues after a woman was found stabbed to death in her back garden in Greenwich. He has accepted responsibility for the dramatic increase of violence as the capital's crime commissioner, but blamed the rise on cuts to youth services. Mr Khan said: “I'm the Mayor of London, I'm the Police and Crime Commissioner - I accept responsibility 7

June 22, 2018 10:03 AM NOSTALGIA PHOTOS: Ken Clarke, the big beast of politics

He is also pictured with Michael Heseltine at the end of a Conservative Party Conference in October 1992, and with Geoffrey Howe at the 1988 Conference in Brighton. Ken has been the Member of Parliament for Rushcliffe since 1970 and is currently the Father of the House. He earned his big beast nickname through serving in the Cabinet as Chancellor of the Exchequer 4

June 22, 2018 1:37 AM 'Life's going to be a lot better': Queer Eye's FIRST Australian episode debuts on Netflix with Yass cattle farmer tearing up after being offered a new tooth for his daughter's wedding

Netflix's popular Queer Eye cast toured Australia earlier this month for a special mini-makeover in New South Wales' rural town of Yass. The debut Australian episode was released on Friday, with hard-working cattle farmer and former rodeo cowboy George becoming their latest project. The tough battler, in his 50s, couldn't help but tear up when the American 6

June 21, 2018 1:04 PM 'On YOUR watch!' Politician TEARS into Khan after 'far-left' protestors shut down event

MAYOR of London Sadiq Khan faced a brutal grilling by London Assembly member David Kurten after police shut down the Lewisham East hustings in June as angry far-left protestors clashed outside. The Ukip member of the London Assembly slammed the Mayor saying the protesters behaved with “absolute thuggery” in the south London borough. Speaking at Mayor's 7

June 21, 2018 12:42 PM Moldovan court considers appeal from winner of voided ballot

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) - A Moldovan court is examining an appeal submitted by a pro-European politician elected mayor of Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, after it invalidated the ballot. The Appeals Court said late Wednesday that it voided the June 3 ballot because both candidates had addressed voters on social media after the official end of the campaign 1

June 20, 2018 4:00 PM Westcliff dog trainer in finals of competition

A SOUTH Essex dog trainer has made it to the final of an animal competition. Rik Morgan who runs Dogga Dogs in Westcliff has made into the Animal Star Awards. The awards not only recognise animals that do extraordinary things for humans but give deserved recognition to humans that do extraordinary things for animals. He has been put forward for the award 6

June 20, 2018 9:22 AM Council flying LGBTQ+ rainbow flag

Thurrock Council is flying the rainbow flag at the Civic Offices to celebrate Essex Pride. The flag raising ceremony – which took place on Friday June 15 – brought together Barbara Rice, mayor of Thurrock, residents and members of Thurrock Council staff including the LGBT+ Network. Following an inspiring speech by the mayor, the rainbow flag was raised 1

June 20, 2018 8:41 AM Moldova court invalidates election win of pro-European mayor

CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) - A Moldovan court has invalidated the election victory of a pro-European candidate to the post of mayor of the Moldovan capital. The Chisinau Court ruled late Tuesday that Andrei Nastase was not the winner of the June 3 vote, without providing a reason. On Wednesday Nastase submitted an appeal, claiming the ruling was politically 1

June 19, 2018 10:24 PM I don’t use Spotify or Apple Music to discover new music – Ed Sheeran

Dermot O’Leary, a patron of the cultural centre, sat down with the Grammy award-winning artist to discuss their heritage and love of music of Irish origin. Sheeran told the BBC Radio 2 presenter: “I don’t use Spotify or Apple Music, I literally go on what people give me, like CDs, or if they recommend something on iTunes. “Or I listen to the radio. I listen 6

June 19, 2018 12:07 PM Town mayor, 56, faces years in prison after being convicted of rape and sexual assault involving two girls aged under nine

A former Welsh Tory mayor is facing a jail sentence after being convicted of raping a young girl. David Boswell, who was the Conservative mayor of Pembroke, West Wales, was found guilty of raping a young girl. The 56-year-old, who is still a Pembrokeshire county councillor, was also found guilty of three indecent assaults against her and another girl by a jury at Swansea 9