The Tories unveiled yet more repressive measures in the queen’s speech on Tuesday. It’s an attempt to resurrect a set of crackdown powers that didn’t make it into the police bill that was passed recently.
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The former Fort Worth police officer accused of murder in the 2019 shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson, is set to go to trial May 16. Jefferson was shot inside her own home in south Fort Worth in October 2019.
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Police video has been released of a white officer fatally shooting a black man in the back of the head after a scuffle over a stun gun. Footage shows Patrick Lyoya running from the officer after a traffic stop.
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Following the deaths of newborn babies in prisons, a new campaigning organisation protested outside Parliament against the incarceration of pregnant women, reports Feyzi Ismail.