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The government has announced it will significantly increase the interim payment given to Post Office workers who have their convictions overturned, from £163,000 to £450,000. More than 900 sub-postmasters and sub-postmistresses were prosecuted between 1999 and 2015, after faulty accounting software called Horizon, made by Fujitsu, made it seem like money was missing from their
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Actor Gerard Depardieu is facing a new complaint of sexual assault, with a female movie decorator alleging he groped her during filming in 2021. In her complaint to the Paris prosecutor’s office, the 53-year-old woman accuses the French star of sexual assault, sexual harassment and sexist insults, her lawyer Carine Durrieu Diebolt said. The complainant
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Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian speaks at the Google Cloud Next event in San Francisco, April 9, 2019. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images Highmark Health announced Monday that it’s integrating technology from Google Cloud and the health-care software company Epic Systems to try to improve data gathering for providers and payers. Consumer health-care
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Labour has called on Rishi Sunak to consider removing the whip from Liz Truss after her appearance in the US sparked controversy. Anneliese Dodds, the chair of the Labour Party, accused the former prime minister of “propagating conspiracy theories” and “associating with individuals who have actually praised the far right in our country”. “That’s deeply
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Labour’s Angela Rayner has rejected accusations of hypocrisy after she personally benefitted from a housing policy developed by Margaret Thatcher that she has since criticised. The party’s deputy leader and shadow levelling up secretary insisted she was not “ashamed” to have brought her council house at a discounted rate in 2007 under the late former prime
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The deputy prime minister has refused to say on Sky News whether Lee Anderson is “racist” as he backed the decision to suspend him from the Conservative Party following his attack on Sadiq Khan. Mr Anderson claimed “Islamists” had “got control” of the London mayor whom he claimed had “given our capital city away to
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Graham Norton is stepping down from hosting his weekend shows on Virgin Radio. The 60-year-old Irish presenter joined the station in 2021 after leaving his BBC Radio 2 Saturday morning show. Norton made the shock announcement on Saturday morning, telling his listeners he wanted to have his “weekends back” after 13 years of radio presenting.
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Lee Anderson has been suspended from the Conservative party after “Islamophobic” comments. A spokesperson for Chief Whip Simon Hart said: “Following his refusal to apologise for comments made yesterday, the Chief Whip has suspended the Conservative whip from Lee Anderson MP.” Speaking on GB News this week, Mr Anderson, MP for Ashfield, said: “I don’t
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