Italian Senate lifts immunity of defiant Salvini over migrant boat

ROME (Reuters) – Italian senators voted on Wednesday to lift immunity for far-right leader Matteo Salvini, opening the way for a potentially career-ending trial over accusations that he illegally detained migrants at sea last year. The decision gives magistrates in Sicily the go-ahead to press charges over his decision to keep more than 100 migrants blocked aboard a coastguard ship

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The Trial of Christine Keeler fans distracted by major Stephen Ward court blunder

THE Trial of Christine Keeler fans were distracted last night by a major Stephen Ward court blunder. Actor James Norton plays society osteopath Dr Ward, who was arrested and put on trial accused of pimping Keeler and her teenage friend to John Profumo. Viewers watched as the dramatic closing speeches were delivered, and saw Ward's hope slipping away. But as

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Harvey Weinstein’s trial to kick off this week

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will finally answer for rape allegations against him starting this week. More than two years after the first of more than 80 sexual assault or sexual abuse allegations against Weinstein kickstarted the #MeToo movement, the celebrity-laced case will take center stage in the Big Apple when jury selection begins Tuesday in Manhattan Supreme Court. That

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The Trial of Christine Keeler’s Ellie Bamber opens up about playing ‘ballsy’ teen caught up in raunchy Profumo Affair – The Sun

THE Trial of Christine Keeler's Ellie Bamber has opened up about playing a 'ballsy' teen who caught up in Profumo Affair. The 22-year-old actress plays Mandy Rice-Davies in the new BBC drama, which started last night. While the series looks at the biggest political scandal of the 1960s, it tells the story from the perspective of the women involved, the

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Man on trial for fiancée’s murder after KFC receipt links him to killing

An Oregon man is on trial in the murder of his Russian bride-to-be after investigators found a KFC receipt allegedly linking him to her execution-style death, according to reports. William Chase Hargrove, 29, appeared Friday in Benton County court, where he’s charged in the killing of Anna Repkina, a 27-year-old woman found shot to death in April 2017, the Corvallis

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Amber Guyger trial – Cop killed unarmed black neighbour after 'wandering into wrong flat and mistaking him for an intruder in her home'

A COP killed her unarmed black neighbour after wandering into the WRONG flat and mistaking him for an intruder in her home, a court heard. Amber Guyger shot the man in his own flat – on the floor immediately above hers – because she claims she thought he was a burglar. Accountant Botham Jean was sitting on a sofa eating

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Sainsbury’s will trial plastic-free fruit and veg aisles

Sainsbury’s will urge customers to bring their own containers as they trial plastic-free fruit and veg aisles in bid to reduce pollution Sainsbury’s will trial drawstring bags for fruit and vegetables in two stores The supermarket will test plastic-free fruit and veg aisles in drive to cut waste   The chain was last in Greenpeace UK’s supermarket plastic league table last year

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