Refugee: Yarl's Wood was like where I was raped

Women who have survived rape and sexual violence are still being sent to detention centres despite recent guidelines advising against it. The charity Women for Refugee Women interviewed 26 women who had spent time in detention. They found 22 were victims of sexual and...

Labour bid to force vote on revealing Brexit papers

Labour is attempting to force a House of Commons vote ordering the Government to publish 58 studies into the economic impact of Brexit. The party is staging an Opposition Day debate on Wednesday calling on ministers to hand over the information to stop what it calls...

Why shops are already playing Christmas tunes

The other day, I was in a toy shop with my son, browsing Star Wars kits, waiting to watch a football match. All was fine with the world. Or so I thought. Because then, like a fury-stoking musical flying caribou, along came Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer, bursting out...

Netflix suspends House Of Cards production

Netflix has suspended production of House Of Cards after crisis talks about child sex assault allegations against Kevin Spacey. In a joint statement, the streaming giant and Media Rights capital said: “Media Rights Capital and Netflix have decided to suspend...

Husband 'worse off' if wife had died skydiving

An Army sergeant accused of tampering with his wife’s parachute would have been financially worse off had she died, a court has heard. Giving evidence at the Winchester Crown Court trial of Emile Cilliers, Victoria Cilliers agreed her husband was...