A judge says he is satisfied the MP called police officers "plebs" as he rules against Andrew Mitchell in a High Court libel action.
Ruling that former Conservative chief whip probably did use ‘politically toxic’ word pleb leaves MP with legal bill of up to £3m• Andrew Mitchell loses libel case – liveAndrew Mitchell, the Tory MP and former cabinet minister at the centre of the Plebgate row lost his high court libel trial on Thursday in a ruling which sees him facing a legal bill of millions of pounds and leaves his politic
Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to “common sense” levels, the Government announced today
A man who stabbed his father to death and put his dismembered body into storage boxes, which he used as a TV stand, is convicted of murder.
The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.