Monthly Archives: June 2016

Man arrested on suspicion of child rape

Child rape suspect bailed until December A MAN arrested in Rotherham for suspected child rape as part of an investigation into child sex abuse in the town has been bailed. National Crime Agency (NCA) officers arrested the man in Rotherham … Continue reading

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Over 500 councillors tell Corbyn: time to step down

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More than 500 Labour councillors have signed a public statement calling on Jeremy Corbyn to resign as leader and “make way for the new leadership”. It is the biggest sign yet of pressure from the party’s grassroots on Corbyn to … Continue reading

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Boris Johnson rules himself out of Conservative leader race

Ex-London mayor Boris Johnson has ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader and prime minister. In a speech in London – billed as his campaign launch – Mr Johnson said he did not believe he … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police officers ‘weren’t used in best way’

Police officers in South Yorkshire were not used in the best way under the leadership of suspended chief constable David Crompton, the crime commissioner has said. A new report by the College of Policing, which involved 22 senior officers from … Continue reading

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Corbyn to face Labour leadership challenge from Angela Eagle

Angela Eagle will challenge Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership on Thursday, the BBC understands. It is believed the former shadow business secretary has the support of the 51 MPs needed to mount a challenge. Ms Eagle was one of … Continue reading

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Tom Watson ‘won’t contest Labour leadership’

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson says he is trying to persuade Jeremy Corbyn to quit but won’t be challenging him. He told the BBC that Jeremy Corbyn’s position had become untenable but was refusing to discuss his future, leaving the … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s position untenable says Ed Miliband amid warning of worst crisis since World War II

ED MILIBAND has called on successor Jeremy Corbyn to quit as Labour leader, saying his position is “untenable”. The former party leader said he had supported Mr Corbyn “all the way along” but urged the Opposition leader to now reflect … Continue reading

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