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The Met have made a big mistake in tying their reputation to Boris Johnson’s | Gaby Hinsliff

ANDvery one is equal before the law. There are few greater cornerstones of liberal democracy than the idea that anyone, from pauper to prime minister, can have their collar felt. When that crumbles, corruption swiftly follows. So while the excruciating details of Sue Gray's report on Downing Street's lockdown party culture – the flippant WhatsApp from the prime minister's principal private secretary, Martin Reynolds, about the drinks they “got away with”, or the cleaners left mopping up drunken vomit – should weigh heaviest on political consciences, the spotlight now turns to the police.Too many of us just can't square those pictures of Boris Johnson raising a toast at his press secretary Lee Cain's leaving do with the fact that some around the booze-laden table got ends, and he magi...
Green light from Congress to the ‘only yes is yes law’, which merges abuse and aggression and requires consent
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Green light from Congress to the ‘only yes is yes law’, which merges abuse and aggression and requires consent

ABCMadrid Updated:05/26/2022 18:29h Save The Plenary of the Congress of Deputies has endorsed this Thursday the project promoted by the Ministry of Equality, the Organic Law of Comprehensive Guarantee of Sexual Freedom, which has previously gone through a "tortuous and complex path" -as has been said today in its parliamentary debate - for two years until its approval, today May 26, by the majority of parliamentary groups. Only Vox and PP have voted against. CUP has abstained. The text thus passes to a new phase of processing in the Senate.Since March 2020, the rule cracked the positions of PSOE and United We Can, which were sifting the law by sections. The Council of State, the General Council of the Judiciary and the Supreme Court oppos...
Criticism of Texas police for ‘late’ response to shooting
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Criticism of Texas police for ‘late’ response to shooting

The parents criticized the police slowness to intervene: "I'm going to go in. They are just children," said a mother in a video shared on Facebook. This Tuesday morning, US local time, Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old boy, entered a school with a handgun and a semi-automatic rifle, killing 19 children and two teachers, after crashing his truck into the vicinity around 11:30 a.m., according to police and witnesses. Authorities have said police officers who arrived at the scene they tried to enter the buildingbut were shot at, and that a tactical unit eventually broke through and engaged Ramos. ...
United States |  A Republican lawmaker threatens Biden: “Try to take our weapons and you will learn”
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United States | A Republican lawmaker threatens Biden: “Try to take our weapons and you will learn”

An twitter message from a republican legislator in the Florida Congress, in which he tells the president of the United States, Joe Bidenwhich will already "learn" if you try to seize the weapons people, generated debate on the networks. "I have news for the shame that claims to be our president: try taking up our guns and you'll learn why the second amendment was written in the first place," Randy Fine, a supporter of former President Donald Trump, wrote on Wednesday. ...
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Antony Blinken says US is not seeking ‘cold war’ with China | Anthony Blinken

The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, has called for a vigorous defense of the existing global order, but stressed that Joe Biden's administration did not seek a “cold war” with China.“President Biden believes this decade will be decisive,” Blinken said in a major China policy speech on Thursday. “The actions we take at home and with countries worldwide will determine whether our shared vision of the future will be realized.”The Biden administration's policy towards the world's most populous country contained three words: invest, align and compete, Blinken said, adding that while the administration has devoted much of its resources to containing Moscow, Washington sees Beijing as a “long-term challenge”.“China is the only country with both the attempt to reshape the international ...
Ibrahima Konaté: ‘The final in Paris, my home.  I couldn’t have dreamed it’ |  Liverpool
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Ibrahima Konaté: ‘The final in Paris, my home. I couldn’t have dreamed it’ | Liverpool

IBrahima Konaté left home in Paris at the age of 14 and vowed not to return without making it as a professional footballer. Eight years on, a Champions League final at Stade de France represents quite the homecoming.The ebullient Liverpool defender does not shy away from the magnitude of Saturday's farewell to a remarkable debut season with Jürgen Klopp's team. “I think it is definitely going to be the greatest moment of my life,” the 23-year-old says. “I don't have any children yet so I can't be sure but I think it will be the greatest moment. The Champions League final in Paris, my home. If I tried I couldn't have dreamed of anything better. What a story: going to Paris, my home town, and coming back to Liverpool with that trophy for an incredible celebration.”Konaté will enjoy ...
Coronavirus in Extremadura: Extremadura registers 22 deaths, 4 more than a week ago, and has 119 admitted
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Coronavirus in Extremadura: Extremadura registers 22 deaths, 4 more than a week ago, and has 119 admitted

The number of hospitalized has decreased compared to last week, now there are 17 fewer patients Extremadura has registered 22 deaths with covid-19 in the last week, which brings the total number of fatalities since the start of the pandemic (in March 2020) to 2,375, according to the balance offered every Thursday on the epidemiological situation the General Directorate of Public Health. The number of deaths from the virus in the last seven days is significant as it exceeds twenty again. That is four more than last week (between May 14 and 19) when 18 deaths were reported, but two less than the previous week (between May 6 and 13) when 24 were reported. In fact, it is the second highest number of deaths in the last three months. According to the latest report provided by Public Health,...
Home listings suddenly spike as sellers worry they’ll miss out on red hot market
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Home listings suddenly spike as sellers worry they’ll miss out on red hot market

A For Sale sign is displayed in front of a house in Washington, DC.Stefani Reynolds | Afp | Getty ImagesSharply higher mortgage rates have caused a sudden pull-back in home sales, and now sellers are rushing to get in before the red-hot market cools off dramatically. The supply of homes for sale jumped 9% last week compared with the same period a year ago, according to Realtor.com. That is the biggest annual gain the company has recorded since it began tracking the metric in 2017.Real estate brokerage Redfin also reported that new listings rose nearly twice as fast in the four weeks ending May 15 as they did during the same period a year ago."Rising mortgage rates have caused the housing market to shift, and now home sellers are in a hurry to find a buyer before demand weakens furthe...
The mysterious Spanish week of the Rolling Stones
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The mysterious Spanish week of the Rolling Stones

Nacho Serrano Updated:05/26/2022 17:46h Save The news has already unleashed fan madness: after finishing their rehearsals in Amsterdam, the Rolling Stones land this Thursday in Madrid, six days before their long-awaited concert at the Wanda Metropolitano. For now little is known (or rather nothing) about what their leisure plans will be in Spain during this week of acclimatization (it is rumored that on Monday they will attend a flamenco party prepared for them), but if they continue with their tradition, they will probably spend at least his first night at the Hotel Palace or at the Villamagna in the capital, which, as the rocker also tells us Javier Vargas, are the places where they usua...
Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault in England against 3 men
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Kevin Spacey charged with sexual assault in England against 3 men

Disgraced Academy Award-winner kevin spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three menEngland's Crown Prosecution Service announced Thursday.Spacey, 62, faces a total of five charges for incidents that allegedly happened between 2005 and 2013, including causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. One complainant alleged two incidents of sexual assault in March 2005 in London. The second complainant alleged sexual assault and penetrative sexual activity without consent in August 2008 in London. The third alleged sexual assault in April 2013 in Gloucestershire, England. USA TODAY has reached out to Spacey's lawyer for comment. "The charges follow a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation," ...