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Serial rapist Joseph McCann given 33 life sentences

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann was found guilty of 37 offences against 11 victims A serial rapist who carried out a string of sex attacks on 11 women and children across England has been given 33 life sentences. Joseph McCann’s victims were aged between 11 and...

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Disabled workers face a 12.2% pay gap

Image copyright Alamy Disabled employees are paid 12.2% less than their non-disabled peers, according to official data. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that in 2018 the median pay for non-disabled workers was £12.11 an hour, against £10.63 for disabled. London had the widest disability pay gap at...

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Uber loses licence to operate in London

Image copyright Getty Images Uber will not be granted a new licence to operate in London after repeated safety failures, Transport for London has said. The regulator said the taxi app was not “fit and proper” as a licence holder, despite having made a number of positive changes to...

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Jennifer Arcuri: Boris Johnson should ‘man up and call me’

A US businesswoman at the centre of a misconduct controversy involving Boris Johnson says he should “man up” and call her. Jennifer Arcuri claims she texted the prime minister last week, accusing him of “ignoring and blocking” her. She allegedly received favourable treatment during Mr Johnson’s time as mayor...

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