Manhunt launched in Manchester after woman stabbed to death in ‘callous attack’

A manhunt is under way for a knifeman after a 44-year-old woman was fatally stabbed in Greater Manchester, the second such incident in the city within 48 hours.  Officers were called to Edge Lane, Droylsden, at around 12pm on Friday to reports of a stabbing and confirmed the woman died at the scene. Police said … Read more

93pc of BBC journalists have no confidence in senior leadership team

More than 90 per cent of BBC journalists working across local television, online and radio have expressed a vote of no confidence in the broadcaster’s senior leadership. The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) surveyed members in May, with results showing that 93 per cent no longer had confidence in the senior leadership team. It comes … Read more

Marineland did not provide adequate water source to bear cubs, Ontario alleges

Marineland failed to provide three bear cubs permanent and adequate water sources as well as climbing structures, Ontario alleges in court documents. Animal Welfare Services, the provincial inspectorate that enforces animal cruelty laws, laid three charges against the Niagara Falls, Ont., tourist attraction on Tuesday for failing to comply with an order related … Read more

Exclusive: Ministers had ‘chilling’ secret unit to curb lockdown dissent

Molly Kingsley, who set up a campaign to keep schools open during the pandemic, also had her social activity monitored. As well as the CDU, the Government operated a Rapid Response Unit (RRU) in the Cabinet Office that hunted online for content it considered disinformation. The CDU, which is still operating, was embedded in the … Read more

Canadian Army sergeant fined, reprimanded for ‘anti-Jewish’ comments while instructing trainees

WARNING: This story contains offensive comments about a minority group. A 38-year-old sergeant in the Canadian Army was fined $3,000 and issued a severe reprimand after he made what a military judge described as “utterly disgusting” anti-Jewish comments while conducting an infantry training course in 2021. Sgt. K.E. Bluemke pleaded guilty last … Read more

‘Utterly disgusting’: Canadian Army sergeant fined for ‘anti-Jewish’ comments

WARNING: This story contains offensive comments about a minority group. A 38-year-old sergeant in the Canadian Army was fined $3,000 and issued a severe reprimand after he made what a military judge described as “utterly disgusting” anti-Jewish comments while conducting an infantry training course in 2021. Sgt. K.E. Bluemke pleaded guilty last … Read more