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PCC named in 10.3% turnout election

22 August 2014 Last updated at 12:43 Votes were counted at the ICC in Birmingham Labour’s David Jamieson has been elected as the new West Midlands police and crime commissioner (PCC), as it emerged the turnout was just 10.32%. He … Continue reading

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PCC named in 10.3% turnout election

22 August 2014 Last updated at 12:43 Votes were counted at the ICC in Birmingham Labour’s David Jamieson has been elected as the new West Midlands police and crime commissioner (PCC), as it emerged the turnout was just 10.32%. He … Continue reading

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Officer admits selling model story

22 August 2014 Last updated at 12:39 The judge told the former officer that a prison sentence was likely A former Metropolitan Police community support officer could face a prison sentence after he admitted selling a story to the Sun … Continue reading

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Officer admits selling model story

22 August 2014 Last updated at 12:39 The judge told the former officer that a prison sentence was likely A former Metropolitan Police community support officer could face a prison sentence after he admitted selling a story to the Sun … Continue reading

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Doctors may face ‘tougher sanctions’

22 August 2014 Last updated at 09:11 Doctors can be suspended or struck off medical registers if they cause serious harm Doctors who make mistakes in the care of their patients could face tougher sanctions, under plans being considered by … Continue reading

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Doctors may face ‘tougher sanctions’

22 August 2014 Last updated at 09:11 Doctors can be suspended or struck off medical registers if they cause serious harm Doctors who make mistakes in the care of their patients could face tougher sanctions, under plans being considered by … Continue reading

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LMA apologises for Mackay statement

The League Managers’ Association has apologised after describing offensive text messages sent by Malky Mackay as “friendly banter”. The LMA had provoked widespread criticism from anti-discrimination campaigners over its statement. It said two text messages sent by ex-Cardiff boss Mackay … Continue reading

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Yemen leader urges army to step up security

President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi has urged Yemen’s armed forces to “raise their level of vigilance” on the eve of the expiry of a rebel deadline for the government to quit. Bracing for escalation during the weekly Friday prayers, Hadi … Continue reading

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Australia defends detaining refugee children

Australia’s immigration minister has strongly defended his government’s policy of detaining asylum-seeker children in camps, saying it is “effective” in deterring others from boarding boats destined for its shores. Scott Morrison, who was fronting an Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry … Continue reading

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LMA apologises for Mackay statement

The League Managers’ Association has apologised after describing offensive text messages sent by Malky Mackay as “friendly banter”. The LMA had provoked widespread criticism from anti-discrimination campaigners over its statement. It said two text messages sent by ex-Cardiff boss Mackay … Continue reading

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