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Revenge porn laws ‘not working’, say victim groups

Image copyright Getty Images Laws regarding so-called revenge porn are not fit for purpose and police still need more training, experts say. Sophie Mortimer, from the Revenge Porn helpline, called for victims to receive anonymity and laws to be expanded to include threats to share images. Figures from 19 forces in England and Wales revealed […]

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Shock therapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi

Image copyright Cumbria Police Image caption Zholia Alemi was found guilty of four theft and fraud charges after a week-long trial A bogus psychiatrist who treated hundreds of patients in Scotland may have referred some for needless electro-convulsive therapy, Scotland’s chief medical officer has warned. Dr Catherine Calderwood said others may have been detained under […]


LGBT awards: Stephen Fry given lifetime honour

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fry and Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall both attended the ceremony on Friday night Stephen Fry and pop stars Little Mix were among those honoured at the 2019 British LGBT awards for defending the community and advancing LGBT rights. Presenter Fry was hailed as a “hero of the people” as […]