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Essex women's running group talk about safety fears

Teacher Ashling Murphy was out running on a weekday afternoon when she was attacked and killed. Her death, as with the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard led to an outcry about violence against women. We asked female runners how they feel about safety. Women feeling scared when out alone is not new.

bbc.com ,  6 hours ago 1
Essex women's running group talk about safety fears

Dame Cressida Dick: The Met commissioner who has Boris Johnson's future in her hands

Investigation into No 10 parties is the latest twist in the eventful career of the country's highest-ranking police officer In the autumn, Dame Cressida Dick’s career was on the line. The Metropolitan Police commissioner was facing demands for her resignation over a catalogue of blunders and crises that had befallen the force while under her watch.

telegraph.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 0
Dame Cressida Dick: The Met commissioner who has Boris Johnson's future in her hands

Met Police Detective, 40, who was jailed for three years after he posed as an airline pilot to secretly film up to 51 naked women, is dismissed from the force

Neil Corbel 'used anti-terror skills' to covertly film up to 51 naked women He was part of team involved with the London Bridge terror attack in June 2017 Detective jailed for three years last week after admitting 19 counts of voyeurism Victims mentioned Sarah Everard case as they described their 'humiliation'

dailymail.co.uk ,  9 hours ago 0
Met Police Detective, 40, who was jailed for three years after he posed as an airline pilot to secretly film up to 51 naked women, is dismissed from the force

Nearly half of women avoid travel at certain times for fear of their safety

Almost half of women say they have stopped travelling in London at certain times of the day due to concerns about personal safety. The findings, from research by the passenger watchdog London TravelWatch, came in the wake of the night-time killings of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa.

standard.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 2
Nearly half of women avoid travel at certain times for fear of their safety

Free helpline to aid women in Dorset walking home alone

Strut Safe helpine to aid women and marginalised people in Dorset walking home alone A FREE helpline has been set up to keep people in Dorset company when they walk home alone. Strut Safe is a free-of-charge helpline launched in Edinburgh last year and funded by donations. The helpline was founded in the wake of Sarah Everard’s death, and was introduced with the main aim of protecting women, ethnic minorities and the LGBTQ community on their journeys home with its free phone line and trained volunteers.

bridportnews.co.uk ,  18 hours ago 2
Free helpline to aid women in Dorset walking home alone

Sandwell Tories appoint acting leader after predecessor suspended in offensive tweets probe

An acting leader of the Sandwell Conservative group has been appointed after his predecessor was suspended over abusive tweets alleged to have come from his account. Princes End Councillor Archer Williams has taken the reins pending the results of a probe into tweets allegedly posted by Councillor Laured Kalari – which he furiously denies.

expressandstar.com ,  1 day ago 0
Sandwell Tories appoint acting leader after predecessor suspended in offensive tweets probe

‘After Sarah Everard’s murder, we want policing to change for good’, says violence against women police chief

Violence against women and girls has reached a ‘level of criticality we haven’t seen since the murder of Stephen Lawrence’ After three decades’ service in public protection roles, deputy chief constable Maggie Blyth is still shocked when she learns about a case involving violence against women and girls.

inews.co.uk ,  1 day ago 2
‘After Sarah Everard’s murder, we want policing to change for good’, says violence against women police chief

Sandwell Conservative leader suspended as offensive Sarah Everard tweet investigated

A Conservative leader in the Black Country has been suspended over abusive tweets that are alleged to have come from his account. But the head of Sandwell’s Tory group has furiously denied he made the comments. It comes just one month after the previous leader of the opposition Sandwell Conservative group stood down after offensive tweets were revealed.

expressandstar.com ,  3 days ago 3
Sandwell Conservative leader suspended as offensive Sarah Everard tweet investigated

South west London ‘safe space’ initiative seeks to protect women from violence with help from local businesses

The MP for Tooting has rolled out a plan for businesses in south west London to become ‘safe spaces’ for women and girls who feel threatened or unsafe. Dr. Rosena Allin-Khan, Shadow Mental Health Minister, hopes that the voluntary initiative will help to prevent the immediate risks that face women and girls, with businesses that opt into the scheme providing a safe environment for women, where they can charge their phone or contact help if they feel unsafe.

swlondoner.co.uk ,  4 days ago 1
South west London ‘safe space’ initiative seeks to protect women from violence with help from local businesses

Police must investigate No 10 parties now, says woman arrested at Everard vigil

Patsy Stevenson said the Met must examine the reports immediately if it wants to ‘have any trust with the public’. The police must “immediately” investigate Downing Street parties which occurred while coronavirus restrictions were in place, a woman arrested at a vigil for Sarah Everard has said.

guernseypress.com ,  5 days ago 0
Police must investigate No 10 parties now, says woman arrested at Everard vigil

Met accused of ‘double standards’ over position on Downing Street parties

Some lawyers and policing commentators described the approach as suggesting there was one rule for those in power and another for everyone else. The Metropolitan Police has been accused of “double standards” after saying it would await the outcome of a Government inquiry before deciding whether to investigate breaches of Covid laws at Downing Street parties.

guernseypress.com ,  5 days ago 6
Met accused of ‘double standards’ over position on Downing Street parties

Everard inquiry to look at ‘red flags’ in Wayne Couzens’ policing career

Priti Patel has published terms of reference for the inquiry to discover how the killer of Sarah Everard was able to be employed as a police officer. An inquiry investigating how a serving Metropolitan Police officer was able to abduct, rape and murder Sarah Everard will look at whether any “red flags were missed” earlier in his career.

guernseypress.com ,  5 days ago 0
Everard inquiry to look at ‘red flags’ in Wayne Couzens’ policing career

Bristol musician creates powerful track to help survivors of sexual abuse

Bristol musician, MARIA, and Somerset-based producer Martin Badder have created a powerful track called 'Home By Nine' detailing what it is like to be a woman in today's world Bristol musician MARIA has written a powerful spoken-word piece detailing what it is like to be a woman in today's world.

bristolpost.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
Bristol musician creates powerful track to help survivors of sexual abuse

Police outline new approach to combat violence against women and girls in Scotland

Police Scotland has started work on a new strategy for combatting violence against women and girls, following criticism of the way such crimes are tackled across the UK. The development was discussed at a meeting of the Scottish Police Authority (SPA) on Wednesday, where attendees drew attention to a “shifting and increasingly complex landscape” making it necessary to adapt.

pressandjournal.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
Police outline new approach to combat violence against women and girls in Scotland

Women's safety: The Comet's campaign to tackle violence and harassment

As part of our relaunch of the Comet, we are also launching our campaign for the safety of women and girls against abuse and harassment. Women's safety has been at the forefront of the news recently, following the tragic kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard at the hands of a serving Met police officer.

thecomet.net ,  5 days ago 0
Women's safety: The Comet's campaign to tackle violence and harassment

Sarah Everard: Organisers of vigil bring High Court challenge against Met Police

Organisers of a planned vigil for Sarah Everard are bringing a legal challenge against the Metropolitan Police force over its handling of their proposed event. Reclaim These Streets (RTS) proposed a socially distanced vigil for the 33-year-old, who was murdered by former Met officer Wayne Couzens, near to where she went missing in Clapham, south London, in March last year.

blackcountryradio.co.uk ,  6 days ago 0
Sarah Everard: Organisers of vigil bring High Court challenge against Met Police

Fury as AA says it does NOT 'prioritise' a lone woman over a man at roadside: Customers 'CANCEL memberships' as breakdown firm confirms it does not give priority 'based on gender'

The AA has been slammed by members after the car breakdown firm confirmed it does not prioritise call outs based on gender. A member who had broken down 'at night in the dark' claimed on Twitter she had been told by an AA call handler that the firm treats lone women and men exactly the same because 'that's equality'.

thisismoney.co.uk ,  5 days ago 211
Fury as AA says it does NOT 'prioritise' a lone woman over a man at roadside: Customers 'CANCEL memberships' as breakdown firm confirms it does not give priority 'based on gender'

Met defend policing at Sarah Everard vigil

The Met has stood by officers who are accused of bungling their response to a Vigil, saying "we believe we are world leaders' in policing of public order events Sarah Everard The Metropolitan Police has defended its handling of a vigil for the late Sarah Everard at a High Court hearing, following a legal challenge over their misapplication of Covid restrictions and use of excessive force, writes Joshua Askew…

southwarknews.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
Met defend policing at Sarah Everard vigil

Ashling Murphy killing: Wales vigil to 'show solidarity'

Hundreds of people have joined a vigil to "show solidarity" after Ashling Murphy was killed in Ireland while out running. The 23-year-old primary school teacher's body was found on the banks of the Grand Canal outside Tullamore, County Offaly, last Wednesday. As with the abduction and murder of Sarah Everard, Ashling's death has raised concerns over women's safety.

bbc.com ,  6 days ago 3
Ashling Murphy killing: Wales vigil to 'show solidarity'

Met Police ‘effectively vetoed’ planned Sarah Everard vigil, High Court hears

Reclaim These Streets proposed a socially-distanced vigil for the 33-year-old. Senior Metropolitan Police officers considered that “perceived reputational risk”, rather than public health, was the biggest “threat” when the force decided to “effectively veto” a planned vigil for Sarah Everard, the High Court has heard.

guernseypress.com ,  6 days ago 1
Met Police ‘effectively vetoed’ planned Sarah Everard vigil, High Court hears