Home Secretary says police cuts not to blame for rise in violence
Amber Rudd has insisted that police cuts are not to blame for rising violence – a day before a new government strategy to tackle street crime is unveiled. The Offensive Weapons Bill for England and Wales will impose tougher restrictions on the sale of knives and corrosive substances online. It also proposes stopping knives from…
Detention of torture survivors ruled unlawful
The Home Secretary’s efforts to detain hundreds of survivors of torture has been declared unlawful. A High Court judge has ruled that many were wrongly locked up in immigration centres because the policy brought in last year ignored the correct legal interpretation of torture.
Channel 4 News headlines, Saturday 16th September
Armed officers have raided a house in a quiet residential street in Sunbury – with more than 100 people evacuated. It follows the arrest of an 18 year old man in Dover – described by the Home Secretary , Amber Rudd, as “significant.”