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Coronavirus: Trial backlog ‘adding to risk of mob justice’

Image copyright Getty Images “Mob justice” could increase in England and Wales unless more money is made available to clear the backlog of court cases swollen by coronavirus, the government has been warned.Richard Atkinson, of the Law Society, said a fall in legal aid payments meant thousands of lawyers risked going bust.This could further delay…

Championship, League One & League Two clubs to meet on 8 June

Elite football in England has been suspended since 13 MarchEnglish Football League clubs are set to meet on 8 June as the league aims to rubber-stamp proposals on how to end a season early because of coronavirus.The EFL board “unanimously” agreed upon a framework at a meeting on Wednesday, but now needs clubs to approve…

Long Eaton primary school fire ‘was accidental’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideos show extent of Long Eaton junior school fireA blaze that destroyed a school started accidentally, a fire service has said.Harrington Junior School, in Long Eaton, Derbyshire, was gutted in the fire on Thursday afternoon.No children were inside at the time and everyone got out safely, with…

Police investigate man’s death in Edinburgh

Image copyright Alan Simpson Image caption Police went to the address on North Bughtlin Brae A man has died after being found in a serious condition at a house in west Edinburgh.Emergency crews went to the address on North Bughtlin Brae at about 06:50 following reports of concern for a person.The 47-year-old man was pronounced…

Britney Spears Sparks Fears In Low-Low Shorts From Her Backyard

It’s Rare That So Many Comments Are Straight-Up Panic Britney Spears/Instagram Keep scrolling for the video that saw Britney quote Albert Einstein. If you don’t live inside Spears’ Instagram, the low-low shorts and floral crop tops have become the singer’s standard amid COVID-19 – Britney, who recently admitted to losing weight as she missed boyfriend…