Sarah Everard: Met Police ‘told to drop action’ against vigil protesters

The Metropolitan Police has been prevented by prosecutors from criminalising people for attending the Sarah Everard vigil, according to reports. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) told lawyers that it had “discontinued” attempts to prosecute six people because it was not in the public interest, The Guardian reported. It comes at a troubling time for the … Read more

Does sunscreen expire and how long does it last?

When spending time outdoors in the sun, it’s essential that you have a constant supply of sunscreen at hand, so that you’re ready to top up your sun protection on a regular basis. However, with so many different types of sunscreen on the market, it can be difficult to decipher which are actually providing your … Read more

Tropical Storm Meari hammers Japan with heavy rainfall, wind

Tropical Storm Meari unleashed heavy rains on Japan’s main Honshu island as it headed northward Saturday toward the capital, Tokyo, according to Japanese weather officials. The Japan Meteorological Agency said that Meari made landfall in Shizuoka Prefecture, southwest of Tokyo, in the afternoon, bringing sudden heavy rains and blasting winds to a widespread area, and … Read more

New York removes the word ‘inmate’ from all state laws and replaces it with ‘incarcerated individual’

The state of New York has replaced the word “inmate” to refer to people serving prison sentences with “incarcerated individual” in all its laws. State governor Kathy Hochul signed legislation on Monday that will allow paroled prisoners to attend mandatory drug treatment and rehabilitation programs outside business hours, making it easier for them to keep … Read more

Ohio FBI shooting – latest: ‘Violent extremist’ Ricky Shiffer investigated for months after Jan 6 before Cincinnati standoff

Eric Trump blames Biden administration after FBI raid on Mar-a-Lago Cincinnati shooting suspect Ricky Shiffer was shot dead by police on the side of an interstate highway hours after he attempted to breach a visitor’s entrance at an FBI field office in the city. The 42-year-old, of Columbus, Ohio, fled the scene of the attempted … Read more