PC Andrew Harper's widow launches bid for cop killers to be jailed for life

PC Andrew Harper's killers' sentences to be reviewed

The Attorney General has referred the sentences of Pc Andrew Harper’s killers to the Court of Appeal under the Unduly Lenient Sentence scheme. Henry Long, 19, was jailed for 16 years and 18-year-olds Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole were each sentenced to 13 years in prison for the manslaughter of…

Rishi Sunak explains why two-metre rule is being reviewed

Rishi Sunak explains why two-metre rule is being reviewed

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said a review ordered by Boris Johnson of the two-metre social-distancing rule will look at the issue “in the round”. Mr Sunak said it will involve economists as well as the Government’s scientific advisers as ministers consider whether it is possible to ease the restrictions. “The…

London’s statues from ‘bygone’ imperial past to be reviewed: Mayor

London’s statues from ‘bygone’ imperial past to be reviewed: Mayor

LONDON — London Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital’s statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave trader by anti-racism protesters triggered a debate about the demons of Britain’s imperial past. A statue of Edward Colston, who made a fortune…

Big change to the way lockdown rules are reviewed in England

Big change to the way lockdown rules are reviewed in England

Lockdown measures will be reviewed every four weeks – instead of every three – under new Government plans. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, in a written ministerial statement, said the maximum review period will change from 21 days to 28 days. “This will allow decisions to align more closely with the…