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Newsreader Huw Edwards has resigned from the BBC, the corporation has said. The BBC said it was “on medical advice”. It comes nine months after he faced allegations over explicit images. Edwards, who was the BBC’s highest-earning newsreader, was accused of paying a teenager thousands of pounds for sexually explicit pictures. A BBC spokesperson said:
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Met Police chief Sir Mark Rowley will meet the home secretary and policing minister this week to discuss antisemitism, Sky News understands. It comes after an antisemitism campaigner was threatened with arrest yards away from a pro-Palestine protest where officers described him as “openly Jewish” and said his presence was “antagonising demonstrators”. The force apologised
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An antisemitism campaigner has called for the head of the Metropolitan Police to resign after he was called “openly Jewish” by an officer and threatened with arrest at a pro-Palestinian march in London. Gideon Falter, the chief executive of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, said Jewish Londoners cannot have confidence in the Met under Sir Mark
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The Metropolitan Police has apologised after an officer prevented an antisemitism campaigner from crossing a road near a pro-Palestinian march because they were “openly Jewish”. A video showed an officer using the term while speaking to Gideon Falter, chief executive of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, who was wearing a kippah skull cap near the demonstration
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Being Jewish “should never be seen as provocative”, the government has said, following the controversial policing of a pro-Palestinian march in London. Scotland Yard had to apologise twice after an officer prevented an antisemitism campaigner from crossing a road yards from a demonstration because he was “openly Jewish”. A video showed an officer using the
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A man has been arrested after a police officer was stabbed in the shoulder in north London. The Metropolitan Police said the officer had been responding to reports of a man with a knife in Mandeville Road, Enfield, on Tuesday afternoon. A 30-year-old man was later arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after the officer
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A decision by athletics bosses to pay Olympic gold medallists was inappropriate and has created problems with other sports, Team GB’s boss has told Sky News. Last week’s announcement by World Athletics president Lord Sebastian Coe was a surprise because sports have never awarded prize money in the 128-year history of the Olympics. Gold medallists
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