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27 March 2013
Over 1,700 disability hate crimes were recorded by police in England and Wales in 2011-12. The new Joint Inspectorate report said that disability hate crime was in fact under-reported and blamed police...
16 January 2013
On 10 January the closure of seven public sector prisons was announced. Bullwood Hall, Camp Hill, Canterbury, Gloucester, Kingston, Shepton Mallet and Shrewsbury are due to close by 31 March...
10 November 2012
On 15 November, elections will take place for new police commissioners. For the Con-Dem coalition, the timing is not good.
24 September 2012
Tameside's Labour council plans to close and severely cut the budgets of libraries. [Also read on for comments by a Tameside resident following the killings of two policewomen locally]
23 August 2012
Prosecutor demands vindictive sentence at end of farcical trial: Latest from reporters in Kazakhstan. The verdict has been postponed for the third time at least, until Monday. It is clear that the protests are having an effect
4 April 2012
With slogans including "justice for Trayvon Martin!", "fight racism!" and "no justice - no peace!", all around the globe people have taken to the streets to protest the death of Trayvon Martin, a recent victim of racist US capitalism, writes Stephan Kimmerle.
4 April 2012
Oliver Cromwell favoured a state-controlled postal service so that the government could keep a close eye on what people were writing to each other, writes Derek McMillan, Mid Sussex Socialist Party.
8 February 2012
The Killing, a Danish TV series interweaving crime drama with political drama was a great success on BBC 4, writes Derek McMillan.
28 September 2011
16-year old Ryan Woolams was electrocuted this July trying to steal copper cable from the disused Skelton Grange power station in Leeds, writes Paul Gerrard.
2 February 2011
Boris Johnson visits Waltham Forest: Waltham Forest is a borough which has an above average rate of violent youth crime. This can have a devastating effect on the lives of people who live in our area, so the opportunity to ask questions at...
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