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Woman Filmed Naked And Unconscious In London Hotel Wins 5-year legal fight

Woman Filmed Naked And Unconscious In London Hotel Wins 5-year legal fight

  A woman who was filmed naked and unconscious by a man she did not know in a London hotel room won a five-year legal battle on Friday after he pleaded guilty under new rules on voyeurism. Emily Hunt woke up next to a man she did not recognise in a hotel room in May […]

British Lawmaker Arrested After Rape Accusation

British Lawmaker Arrested After Rape Accusation

An unnamed British lawmaker and former minister was arrested on Saturday after police received allegations of rape, sexual assault and coercive control, the Sunday Times reported. A woman in her twenties reported to police she had been assaulted and forced to have sex, the newspaper reported. The woman was a former parliamentary employee, it said. […]

Record Low Rape Convictions For England And Wales Branded ‘Utterly Shameful’

Record Low Rape Convictions For England And Wales Branded ‘Utterly Shameful’

Prosecutions and convictions for rape fell to a record low in England and Wales last year, official data showed on Thursday, amid warnings the system is failing survivors. The number of prosecutions fell by about 30% year on year to 2,102 in 2019/20, while convictions were down 25% at 1,439, data from the Crown Prosecution […]

Britain Set To Outlaw ‘Rough Sex’ Defence In Murder Trials

Britain Set To Outlaw ‘Rough Sex’ Defence In Murder Trials

Britain is set to become the first country to outlaw the “rough sex” defence in homicide trials, setting a precedent that campaigners said on Tuesday could spur other jurisdictions to follow suit. The issue gained worldwide attention following the 2018 murder in New Zealand of British backpacker Grace Millane whose killer said she died accidentally […]

Britain’s Finance Sector Too Slow To Hire Women To Top Jobs

Britain’s Finance Sector Too Slow To Hire Women To Top Jobs

Britain’s finance ministry wants more ambitious diversity targets at financial firms as the pace of hiring women to top jobs is too slow, a review said on Tuesday. A Women in Finance Charter was launched in 2016 by the finance ministry in a bid to improve diversity in the financial sector where just 14% of […]

Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle Offers Glimpse Of UK Clothing Line For Women Job-Seekers

Meghan Markle has made a surprise appearance at a fashion shoot for her new clothing line with the London charity Smart Works, which helps long-term unemployed women look for jobs. The American former actress, who is married to Britain’s Prince Harry, is a patron of the charity that provides high-quality interview clothes and interview training. […]

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Breast Ironing Is Abuse and Could Lead To Jail, UK Prosecutors Say

Some families use large heated stones to compress a girl’s breast tissue and some also tightly bind the girl’s breasts to prevent them from growing Breast ironing – where a young girl’s breasts are compressed to stop them developing – is child abuse and could lead to 10 years in jail, British prosecutors said on […]

Boris Johnson Wins Race To Be Britain’s Next Leader

Boris Johnson Wins Race To Be Britain’s Next Leader

“It is more likely that I will be reincarnated as an olive, locked in a disused fridge, decapitated by a flying frisbee” – Boris Johnson in 2015, when asked by Channel 4 News about his chances of becoming prime minister. And yet, here we are. Boris Johnson’s lengthy journey to the summit of British politics […]

Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Traffickers Seen Targeting Homeless People In Britain

Homeless people were involved in 276 cases of modern slavery reported to the Modern Slavery Helpline since the dedicated hotline was set up in October 2016 by Unseen Homeless people are among the victims in 7% of all reported modern slavery cases in Britain, according to research by the anti-slavery charity Unseen released on Friday. […]

Forced Marriage Cases Reported In Britain Jump To Record High

Forced Marriage Cases Reported In Britain Jump To Record High

Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions, both of which were last year The number of calls to a specialist British unit tackling forced marriage leapt to a record high last year, with nearly one in five involving a child aged under 16, data released on Friday showed. The […]

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