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MPs sign letter urging government to prioritise rape claim against Julian Assange over WikiLeaks charges

12/04/2019 • 22:19 Politics The Independent  

'We urge you to stand with the victims of sexual violence and seek to ensure the case against Mr Assange can now be properly …

Thomas White: Self-taught computer mastermind behind 'Silk Road' illegal drugs website jailed

12/04/2019 • 21:44 Politics The Independent  

Thomas White took over site after FBI shut it down, and admitted money-laundering and making indecent images of …

Counter-terror police arrest four men at Luton Airport

12/04/2019 • 21:34 Politics The Independent  

Group arrived on international flight and were arrested the following …

Give priority to Julian Assange rape claim, home secretary urged

12/04/2019 • 18:49 Politics The Guardian  

Letters to Sajid Javid and Diane Abbott call for attention to focus on any Swedish case Political pressure is mounting on Sajid Javid to prioritise …

Hundreds of children seeking refuge in UK deported to 'unsafe' countries at age 18

12/04/2019 • 18:14 Politics The Independent  

Exclusive: Fears young people sent to Afghanistan are being placed in situation where 'survival is …

The Guardian view on the Amritsar massacre centenary: time to see ourselves as others see us | Editorial

12/04/2019 • 17:30 Politics The Guardian  

Britain is too cautious about facing its complex past. The result is that Britain fails to understand its future Theresa May did two significant …

Martin Rowson on Brexit and MPs' Easter recess – cartoon

12/04/2019 • 16:38 Politics The Guardian  

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What are the key dates between now and the new Brexit deadline?

12/04/2019 • 16:38 Politics The Guardian  

Britain is due to remain an EU member until 31 October after agreeing a six-month extension This week, a six-hour debate among EU leaders concluded …

Dozens of immigration applicants forced to wait in cold for hours after Home Office subcontractor systems fail

12/04/2019 • 16:36 Politics The Independent  

Incident will fuel concerns about Sopra Steria, which has been awarded £91m contract by Home Office to deliver 'streamlined' immigration application …

Poppy Devey Waterhouse murder: Ex-boyfriend jailed for life after stabbing gifted mathematician 49 times in 'jealous' attack

12/04/2019 • 16:35 Politics The Independent  

'I kept stroking my hands across the floor boards where she had been left screaming and dying,' victim's mother said in emotional …

Nigel Farage’s Brexit party? Sorry but I’ll be washing my hair | Marina Hyde

12/04/2019 • 15:52 Politics The Guardian  

The comeback dolt has nothing to offer but false heroics and narcissism, which is absolutely the last thing any of us needs Can there really be just …

Julian Assange: What is in store for WikiLeaks founder after arrest?

12/04/2019 • 15:14 Politics The Independent  

Legal team could fight Assange's extradition by arguing his mental health has been harmed after seven years of confinement, human rights lawyer …

MPs raise concerns over domestic abuse bill for failing to protect Northern Irish or migrant women

12/04/2019 • 15:05 Politics The Independent  

'It seems that in the government's eyes, some lives matter more than others,' says Women's Rights Manager at Amnesty …

Alex Hepburn: Former Worcestershire cricketer found guilty of raping sleeping woman

12/04/2019 • 15:01 Politics The Independent  

Former Worcestershire cricketer Alex Hepburn has been found guilty of rape after attacking a sleeping woman. Jurors are still considering a second …

Tory councillor apologises for 'urinating in David Beckham sister's garden'

12/04/2019 • 13:35 Politics The Independent  

'I had been canvassing on a cold day and with a chill in my kidneys,' says Mark …

There are dark stirrings in Brexiteers’ sudden fixation with poetry | Edward Sugden

12/04/2019 • 11:00 Politics The Guardian  

By turning to Tennyson and Yeats, Geoffrey Cox et al are casting themselves as epic heroes fighting for a return to a purer past • Edward Sugden is a …

The left-behind v the metropolitan elite? That's a lazy, harmful cliche

12/04/2019 • 10:30 Politics The Guardian  

Such Brexit stereotypes – unsupported by facts on the ground – are hugely divisive, stoking bigotry and prejudice The left-behind residents of …

Julian Assange: Mystery over cat belonging to WikiLeaks founder after his removal from Ecuadorian embassy

12/04/2019 • 10:12 Politics The Independent  

Feline reportedly interested in 'counter-purrveillance' was Assange's only consistent companion during self-imposed …

Halloween Brexit is a fitting outcome for the zombie prime minister | John Crace

12/04/2019 • 09:53 Politics The Guardian  

The EU summit became absurdist performance art as all agreed on something they did not want I was rather nonplussed to learn that Prince William had …

Police device to automatically detect when drivers are using mobile phones

12/04/2019 • 09:36 Politics The Independent  

Equipment will help identify areas where there are high levels of mobile phone usage in …