Crime up in England and Wales
The number of crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales has topped five million for the first time in a decade – that’s 13 per cent higher than the year before. Police are now dealing with more violent incidents, and almost a fifth more sexual offence crimes.
Chaos in Charlottesville: ‘This was a deliberate act of domestic terrorism’
A Charlottesville eyewitness describes the violence ‘as a deliberate act of domestic terrorism’. This report contains some graphic scenes.
Trump supporter: ‘The left is having a field day’
Trump supporter Neil McCabe, the Armed American Radio Washington editor, says ‘the left are having a field day grandstanding and virtue signalling’ over the Charlottesville violence.
Violence in Virginia – what’s behind white supremacy in the States?
One woman has died and 19 people are injured after a car ploughed into a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.
At least 24 killed in post-election Kenya
At least 24 people have been killed in post-election violence in Kenya – the opposition claim that number is much higher.
Largest crime rise in a decade
The largest rise in crime for a decade has been recorded in England and Wales, with the biggest increase in violent and sexual crime. This, as the Home Office revealed police numbers are at their lowest since 1985.