Law and Justice

Specialist counter-terrorism police officers are leading the investigation of the killing of Conservative MP, Sir David Amess who was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery on Friday (October 15). The 69-year-old father of five was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and died at the scene. A 25-year-old man was immediately arrested on suspicion of murder and...

UK warns EU of ‘historic misjudgement’ on eve of pivotal talks...

The UK has issued a warning to the EU over the future of Northern Ireland at the start of a pivotal week of talks between Brexit minister Lord David Frost and Maroš Šefčovič, vice president of the European Commission. Frost...

Johnson unites Irish in opposition to his ‘obscene’ Troubles’ murders amnesty on ‘historic day’...

Members of all major political parties on the island of Ireland have united to oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to “draw a line under the Troubles” by ending all prosecutions...

Priti Patel fills vacant security minister role responsible for oversight of Covid fraud; Labour...

Home secretary Priti Patel’s permanent appointment as security minister “is a clear sign” the government has little concern for the safety of citizens, claims Labour. Patel fills the vacant security...

Soldier F’s Bloody Sunday murder trial collapses as prosecutors deem key evidence ‘inadmissible’

The murder trial of the only British soldier charged for Bloody Sunday has collapsed after prosecutors deemed key evidence in the form of military police statements was inadmissible. The unnamed...

Hancock and Patel referred to SFO; Test and Trace lose 600 million tests and...

Matt Hancock and Priti Patel have been referred to the Serious Fraud Office for their roles in awarding PPE contracts. The prime minister’s longstanding advisor Munira Mirza has also been referred to the SFO along...

Priti Patel delaying Daniel Morgan report to ‘protect friends’ at Murdoch’s News International

Home secretary Priti Patel has been accused of delaying the publication of a report into the murder of Daniel Morgan to protect friends at Rupert Murdoch’s News International. Chris Bryant, the Labour MP for the...

Mercer sacked after accusing PM of lacking ‘moral strength and courage’ to protect ex-soldiers

Veterans minister Johnny Mercer has been sacked after accusing Boris Johnson of lacking the “moral strength and courage” to keep a commitment to prevent ex-soldiers who served in Northern Ireland from prosecution. Mercer informed Downing...

House of Lords rejects govt’s bid to limit war crimes prosecutions; Labour to question...

The House of Lords has handed the government a major defeat over their bid to limit the prosecution of war crimes and torture by British soldiers serving overseas. Peers, supported by former military chiefs and...

Vaccine passports risk ‘two tier nation of division’, while PM issues Easter warning

Boris Johnson has warned vaccinated people not to meet up indoors this Easter because the jabs “are not 100% effective”. The prime minister’s video message comes as politicians across party divides are uniting to oppose...