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South Wales Police has referred itself to the IOPC following the deaths of two teenagers that sparked riots in Cardiff involving up to 150 people. The move comes after CCTV footage emerged contradicting the denial by South Wales’ Police and crime commissioner Alun Michael that the teenagers were being chased by police before their fatal crash. Earlier today (May 23), Michael...
Renters' Reform Bill

Renters’ Reform bill to introduce sweeping changes to rental system

Four years in the making, the government published the Renters' Reform Bill yesterday to "bring in a better deal for renters". The Bill got its first reading in Parliament on Wednesday, with the second reading due within a few...

Royal Navy’s HMS Glasgow ‘sabotaged’ in suspected ‘payment dispute’

An investigation has been launched after the Royal Navy’s HMS Glasgow was “damaged intentionally” with dozens of its cables cut at a Scottish shipyard. The UK Defence Journal reports “claims...

Commonwealth leaders demand King apologises for ‘centuries of racism’ and cruelty

Commonwealth countries are demanding a formal apology for the legacy of Britain’s “genocide and colonisation” from King Charles just days before his coronation. A letter signed by leaders and politicians...

Asylum seeker barge due to arrive in Cornwall on Saturday

The controversial asylum seeker barge is due to arrive in Cornwall this Saturday, with the government facing potential legal challenges. Police and the Tory council have raised concerns saying...

Prince William strikes ‘secret deal’ with Rupert Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers

Prince William received a “very large sum of money” from Rupert Murdoch’s media company to quietly settle a phone-hacking claim, according to new documents presented to court. Murdoch’s News Group Newspapers (NGN) – publishers of...

SNP accountants quit following arrest of Sturgeon’s husband

SNP accountants Johnston Carmichael have resigned just days after Nicola Sturgeon’s husband was arrested by police investigating the political party’s finances, plunging the party into deeper crisis. The firm, which has audited SNP accounts for...

Downing Street admits Brexit is a reason for Dover delays after denials

The prime minister’s official spokesperson has admitted Brexit has contributed to the delays at Dover port after a weekend of denials. Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson said a “combination of factors” are to blame for the chaos...

Humza Yousaf makes more history while Wales plans tourist ‘bed tax’

Humza Yousaf has created more history by appointing the first female dominated cabinet to rule Scotland. Yousaf narrowly beat Kate Forbes in the SNP election to succeed Nicola Sturgeon as party leader – becoming the...

Major incident declared after oil leak at Poole Harbour

A major incident has been declared after an oil and reservoir fluids leak from Britain’s largest onshore oilfield into Poole Harbour on England’s south west coast. Around 200 barrels of reservoir fluid and oil –...