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Issue No. 2419

Inquest set for Kingsley Burrell

The inquest into the death of Kingsley Burrell will finally take place nearly four years after his death following contact with police.

The full details of how he died are set to be put before an inquest jury in February next year.

Commissioner investigated

Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner Olly Martins has been suspended from the Labour Party.

Martins was investigated for discussing the case of Leon Briggs with his partner. 

Leon died in police custody in Luton last year.

The Crown Prosecution Service will now decide whether there is evidence for criminal charges.

‘Irreversible’ climate change

Human-caused climate change has begun and dangerous global warming could soon be irreversible, scientists have warned.

An Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change synthesis report was sent to governments around the world last week.

Galloway attack—man charged

Respect Mp George Galloway was attacked as he posed for pictures with the public last week. Neil Masterson pleaded not guilty to assault by beating which is religiously aggravated and to common assault of a man came to Galloway’s aid.

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Tue 2 Sep 2014, 17:23 BST
Issue No. 2419
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