Tag Archives: The Guardian

My son, James Bulger: ‘I don't have the energy for anger any more’

My son, James Bulger: ‘I don’t have the energy for anger any more’ James Bulger murder My son, James Bulger: ‘I don’t have the energy for anger any more’ Twenty-five years after her son was murdered by two 10-year-old boys, Denise Fergus looks back Denise Fergus: ‘If there’s anything I can do to fight for him, I will.’ Photograph: Antonio ...

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UK drivers warned of icy conditions as wintry weather continues

Weather UK drivers warned of icy conditions as wintry weather continues Yellow warning for ice in place across much of Scotland, Northern Ireland, north of England, Yorkshire and Midlands Heavy snowfall and winter conditions in Kinlochleven, Scotland. Photograph: Julian Elliott/Rex/Shutterstock Motorists are being urged to be wary of ice on the roads after disruption in areas hit by snow this ...

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Alexis Jay: ‘I’ve never needed therapy – I did get angry in Rotherham though’

UK child abuse inquiry Saturday interview Alexis Jay: ‘I’ve never needed therapy – I did get angry in Rotherham though’ In 2016, she became the fourth chair in two years of the troubled inquiry into child sex abuse. From her early career as a social worker in Glasgow to investigating the Rotherham scandal, how has she been affected by the ...

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Women’s March organisers issue rallying call to Britons

Gender Women’s March organisers issue rallying call to Britons Sunday’s protests on anniversary of Trump inauguration aim to capitalise on #MeToo campaign Deeds not words: protesters filled the streets of London on 21 January 2017. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images The UK organisers of the global Women’s March have called on people to once again gather in protest, a year after ...

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London cinema workers launch fresh wave of strikes

London London cinema workers launch fresh wave of strikes Staff at Picturehouse chain will walk out for 13 days from Saturday as part of long-running dispute over pay and union recognition Picturehouse staff stage a protest in Leicester Square, London, in October 2017. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Cinema workers at five theatres across London have launched a fresh wave of strikes ...

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Britons in Jamaica's Montego Bay urged to stay in resorts

Jamaica Britons in Jamaica’s Montego Bay urged to stay in resorts Warning from Foreign Office comes as Jamaican military carries out crackdown on violent crime in district Around 200,000 Britons visit Jamaica each year, with many drawn to Montego Bay (pictured) Photograph: Drone Adventures LTD/Getty Images/iStockphoto Tourists in the Jamaican city of Montego Bay have been urged to stay in ...

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C4 calls in security experts after presenter suffers online abuse

Online abuse C4 calls in security experts after presenter suffers online abuse Cathy Newman subjected to ‘vicious misogynistic abuse’ after interview with psychologist Cathy Newman interviewed Jordan Peterson on Tuesday. Photograph: Channel 4 Channel 4 News has called in security specialists to analyse threats made to presenter Cathy Newman following her interview with a controversial Canadian psychologist who has attracted ...

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Theresa May told to 'raise her game' in Tory MP's outburst

Conservatives Theresa May told to ‘raise her game’ in Tory MP’s outburst Nick Boles hits out over release of John Worboys, the housing crisis and NHS funding Theresa May is accused of running a timid government. Photograph: Xinhua/Barcroft Images Theresa May has been ordered to raise her game by a Conservative MP and former minister who says her government is ...

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Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland

Donald Trump Donald Trump and Theresa May to meet in Switzerland After cancelling UK visit, US president will discuss foreign policy at World Economic Forum Donald Trump and Theresa May met at the White House in January 2017. They will speak again at Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Theresa May will meet Donald Trump when they both attend the ...

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Esther McVey makes disability benefits U-turn over payments

Disability Esther McVey makes disability benefits U-turn over payments High court ruling says policy was discriminatory against people with mental health issues The new welfare secretary, Esther McVey, has asked the DWP to go through all affected cases in receipt of PIP. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA Up to 160,000 people are in line for increased disability benefits after ministers gave in ...

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