Knife crime offenders to wear GPS tracking tags

London (CNN)Knife crime offenders in London will be tagged with GPS tracking devices after leaving prison, the city’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, said Monday, as the UK capital attempts to curb the growing problem of violent crime on its streets. In February 2018, London’s monthly homicide rate briefly overtook New York’s for the first time in modern history, and homicides in London rose 14% in the 12 months to September 2018 — the latest period for which statistics are available — according to UK’s Office for National Statistics. “This innovative pilot will build on the good work of the City Hall-funded violent crime task force by helping offenders integrate back into society and reducing the risk of reoffending, as well as …

Theresa May depicted as giant dodo in scathing Brexit vote front pages

London (CNN)After a crushing defeat of her Brexit deal on Tuesday, Britain’s Prime Minister, Theresa May, woke up this morning to scathing front pages both in the UK and across the Channel. The Sun The Daily Mirror The Daily Mail The Times The Guardian And the view in Europe: Italy’s La Repubblica “Brexit, May on the edge of the abyss” France’s Les Échos “Brexit: A leap into the unknown” Belgium’s De Standaard “And what now, Britain?” The Netherlands’ Algemeen Dagblad “Defeated” Germany’s Berliner Zeitung “Brexit Chaos” Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific