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Harvey Weinstein: Paltrow and Jolie say they were victims

October 10, 2017 10:24 pm0 comments
Harvey Weinstein: Paltrow and Jolie say they were victims

Angelina Jolie and Gwyneth Paltrow are the latest actresses to allege they were victims of sexual harassment at the hands of producer Harvey Weinstein. Both said the incidents happened early in their careers. They join a string of actresses accusing Weinstein of harassment. On Tuesday he also denied allegations of […]

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Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

September 13, 2017 12:07 pm0 comments
Ian Paterson: Victims of disgraced surgeon get £37m

About 750 victims of rogue breast surgeon Ian Paterson are to be paid compensation from a new £37m fund. Private healthcare firm Spire has agreed to pay £27.2m, with £10m coming from Paterson’s insurers and the Heart of England NHS Trust. Paterson was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding […]

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Beyonce offers aid to Houston flood victims

August 29, 2017 7:49 am0 comments
Beyonce offers aid to Houston flood victims

Beyonce has pledged to “help as many” victims of Hurricane Harvey as she can, as her home city of Houston braces itself for more rainfall. “I remain in constant prayer for those affected and for the rescuers who have been so brave and determined to do so much to help,” […]

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Petya victims given hope by researchers

July 7, 2017 10:06 pm0 comments
Petya victims given hope by researchers

A security firm says it has managed to decrypt files damaged by the recent Petya ransomware attack, on one infected computer. The cyber-attack caused havoc for businesses around the globe, but mainly in Ukraine. The potential solution only works if the ransomware secured administration privileges to the machine. However Positive […]

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Stalking victims being failed, say watchdogs

July 4, 2017 11:29 pm0 comments
Stalking victims being failed, say watchdogs

Victims of harassment and stalking are being left at risk because of failings by police and prosecutors in England and Wales, say two watchdogs. Crimes were not being recorded, said a report by the Inspectorate of Constabulary and the Crown Prosecution Service Inspectorate. It also said too many investigations were […]

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Adele pays tribute to Grenfell victims at Wembley Stadium show

June 29, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Adele pays tribute to Grenfell victims at Wembley Stadium show

Adele paid tribute to the victims of the Grenfell Tower at her Wembley Stadium concert on Wednesday evening. Police say 80 people are currently presumed dead after the fire at the west London tower block on 14 June. Adele encouraged fans at the show to donate money to help the […]

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London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

June 16, 2017 8:54 am0 comments
London fire: Some victims will be kept unconscious for days

Hospital doctors are keeping some casualties from the Grenfell Tower fire unconscious for several days to allow them to recover from the effects of smoke inhalation. Doctors are currently treating 24 casualties in four hospitals: 12 are in a critical condition. All are said to be suffering from damage to […]

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Manchester attack: Who were the victims?

May 24, 2017 8:14 pm0 comments
Manchester attack: Who were the victims?

Tributes have been paid to the 22 people killed in the attack at Manchester Arena, some of them children. Sixteen have been named so far. Chloe Rutherford and Liam Curry An “inseparable” young couple, Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, from South Shields, had been at the concert together. […]

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Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

April 29, 2017 8:50 am0 comments
Breast surgeon Ian Paterson case: 'Hundreds' of other victims

Hundreds of patients will seek compensation after a breast surgeon was convicted of carrying out needless operations, solicitors have said. Ian Paterson, 59, was found guilty of 17 counts of wounding with intent, relating to nine women and one man in the West Midlands. Thompsons Solicitors said 350 women were […]

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Stephen Port 'drugged four murder victims for sex'

October 5, 2016 3:52 pm0 comments
Stephen Port 'drugged four murder victims for sex'

A chef murdered four men he met on gay networking sites by giving them a fatal dose of the drug GHB, a jury has heard. Stephen Port allegedly plied them with the drug at his home in east London so he could have sex with his victims while they were […]

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