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Author: Sky News UK

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The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has admitted there is “unwitting sexism” within the force. Dame Cressida Dick was giving evidence to the London Assembly Police and Crime Committee on the safety of women and girls in the capital, following the deaths of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa. During the evidence session, she said there […]

More than 20 young women have told Sky News about their experiences of being “spiked by injection” on a night out. Students from cities such as Nottingham, Liverpool, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle believe they were targeted while out clubbing and have described blackouts and memory loss. A number of police forces are investigating multiple […]

Boris Johnson has committed to bringing the Online Harms Bill back to the Commons “before Christmas” in the first PMQs following the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess. Sir Keir Starmer called on Boris Johnson to bring forward the second reading of the Online Harms Bill by the end of the calendar year in […]

Petrol retailers have been accused of “taking a bigger cut” by a motoring group after warning that record pump prices are expected within days. The Petrol Retailers Association (PRA) – which shot to public prominence last month as the industry grappled delivery problems that sparked weeks of panic-buying in areas of England – blamed rising […]

The Queen has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland after she “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days,” Buckingham Palace has announced. The development comes after the 95-year-old monarch undertook a string of engagements in recent weeks. Last week, she was seen using a walking stick at a major public event […]

Charities have said thousands of people with compromised immune systems across the UK are being “shamefully let down” amid confusion over the rollout of the third dose of the COVID vaccine. People classed as extremely vulnerable from coronavirus due to serious health conditions have been contacting charities to report they are struggling to book “lifesaving” […]

The Queen has cancelled a trip to Northern Ireland today and has “reluctantly accepted medical advice to rest for the next few days”, Buckingham Palace has said. “Her Majesty is in good spirits and is disappointed that she will no longer be able to visit Northern Ireland, where she had been due to undertake a […]

Steve Bruce has been sacked as head coach of Newcastle United. He leaves the club after more than two years in charge. Advertisement

Facebook has been fined £50m by the UK’s competition watchdog for deliberately refusing to comply with an investigation into its purchase of gif library Giphy. Earlier this year the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) launched its inquiry into the acquisition, which took place last April, raising the prospect that Giphy would have to be sold […]

A police force is fighting the decision to allow an officer to keep his job after he flashed his warrant card at a woman in an attempt to “abuse his position for a sexual purpose”. PC Imran Aftab received a final written warning over the “appalling” incident in April 2020 in which he also made […]