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Domestic abuse rises sharply as cause of homelessness in England
Statistics also show an increase in households with children made homeless since start of pandemic

Damien Gayle

27, Jan, 2022 @7:20 PM

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Rights groups call for statutory inquiry into misogyny in the Met
Campaigners say comments during Konstancja Duff’s strip-search show sexism ‘deeply embedded’ in London police

Damien Gayle

25, Jan, 2022 @7:01 PM

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Met apologises to woman for ‘sexist, derogatory’ language in strip-search
Force pays compensation to Dr Konstancja Duff for language used after CCTV captures officers’ comments

Damien Gayle

24, Jan, 2022 @7:06 PM

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Court backs CPS decision not to charge alleged killer of drowned boy
Mother of Christopher Kapessa attacks justice system over response to incident in Wales in July 2019

Damien Gayle

24, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Campaign seeks to recruit 4,000 lay magistrates in England and Wales
Largest recruitment effort in 650-year history of magistracy comes amid 372,000 backlog of cases in magistrates courts

Damien Gayle

24, Jan, 2022 @12:33 PM

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France to ease restrictions; Austrian parliament approves mandatory vaccination – as it happened
French PM says from February work from home guidance will be changed and nightclubs reopen; Austria will have Europe’s first universal jabs mandate

Samantha Lock (now); Tom Ambrose, Damien Gayle and Martin Belam (earlier)

21, Jan, 2022 @12:31 AM

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Sarah Everard vigil ban was breach of human rights, activists tell court
Reclaim These Streets raised tens of thousands of pounds to fund judicial review of Met’s decision

Damien Gayle

19, Jan, 2022 @7:31 PM

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‘Kill the bill’ protests: new legislation is proportionate, says Buckland
Former justice secretary defends police and crime bill as it reaches final stages in parliament

Caroline Davies and Damien Gayle

17, Jan, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Man seeks to change name to ‘Kill the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill’
Nick Newman applies to high court to change name in protest at legislation going through parliament

Damien Gayle

17, Jan, 2022 @1:19 PM

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Psychiatrists warn of police and crime bill’s impact on young people
Academics and clinicians say bill ‘will have a profound negative impact on young people’s mental health’

Damien Gayle

15, Jan, 2022 @10:09 AM

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Labour peers to oppose amendments to police and crime bill
Move means late changes focusing on powers to control protests could be voted down in House of Lords

Damien Gayle

14, Jan, 2022 @6:22 PM

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‘Oppressive and wrong’: green activists urge Labour to vote against policing bill
Justice groups say bill will undermine right to protest at critical time in fight to avoid climate catastrophe

Matthew Taylor and Damien Gayle

13, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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