Image copyright PA Media Downing Street says it will "learn lessons" after Boris Johnson was accused of using the police for political purposes.The PM made a speech at a police training unit in Wakefield, with 35 officers stood behind him.He was meant to be launching an officer recruitment drive but also talked about Brexit and other policies.West Yorkshire Chief Constable John Robins accused him of politicising the police.He said he had understood the speech made last month would be solely about police officer recruitment. Police chief criticises PM's use of officers PM: 'Rather be dead in a…

Image copyright Getty Images The US Treasury has imposed sanctions against the Gupta family and an associate over alleged corruption in South Africa. The sanctions were targeted at brothers Atul, Ajay and Rajesh Gupta, and South African businessman Salim Essa.They are accused of using their friendship with Jacob Zuma, South Africa's former president, to profit financially and influence ministerial appointments.The accused have denied any wrongdoing.Mr Zuma, who was forced to resign as president in February 2018, has faced allegations he oversaw a web of corruption while in office. He was replaced…

Image copyright South Beds News Agency A body found in woodland has been confirmed as that of student midwife Joy Morgan, police have said.Ms Morgan's remains were discovered in woodland in Stevenage on Saturday by members of the public. A post-mortem examination could not establish a cause of death and further tests will be carried out.Ms Morgan, 20, was murdered by Shohfah-El Israel but her body had not been found. She was last seen in December and was reported missing in February.Hertfordshire Police said officers were called to reports of a suspected human body found in woodland at Chadwell…

Image Copyright @LangfordBarry Shutterstock Juliette Kaplan, who played battleaxe Pearl Sibshaw in BBC sitcom Last of the Summer Wine for 25 years, has died at the age of 80, her agent has said.Kaplan appeared in 226 episodes of the show from 1985 to 2010, with the sharp-tongued Pearl trying to thwart husband Howard's attempts to have an affair.Kaplan also appeared in Coronation Street in 2015 as Agnes Tinker.Barry Langford thanked "everyone who sent their love and support to this fearless and supremely gifted actress". Image Copyright @LangfordBarry @LangfordBarry Report Image Copyright @LangfordBarry…

Berlin - Polisi sudah mengamankan Stephan B (27) yang melakukan penembakan di Sinagoge, Halle, Jerman. Setelah dilakukan pemeriksaan, pelaku diduga ingin meniru penembakan masjid di New Zealand."Apa yang kita alami kemarin merupakan terorisme. Berdasarkan temuan kami, tersangka Stephan B, bertujuan melakukan pembantaian," kata Jaksa Jerman Peter Frank, seperti dikutip AFP, Jumat (11/1/2019).Polisi sendiri sudah menerbangkan tersangka dengan helikopter ke Pengadilan di Karlsruhe. Pelaku mengenakan baju putih dengan kaki dan tangan terborgol. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1565950013898-0');…

Cape Town - Presiden Afrika Selatan Minta Rakyatnya Toleran Kepada MigranPresiden Afrika Selatan Cyril Ramaphosa meminta kepada rakyatnya untuk toleran terhadap para migran. Permintaan itu terjadi karena pengungsi merasa keselamatan terancam.Dikutip dari AFP, Ramaphosa meminta kepada masyarakat Afrika Selatan untuk lebih memahami imigran yang datang. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1565950013898-0'); }); "Kami bersikeras perlu ada toleransi yang lebih, perlu lebih banyak pemahaman," kata Ramaphosa kepada majelis tinggi parlemen di Cape Town, Kamis (10/10/2019).Baca…

Jakarta - Fraksi PKB DPR RI tak menyangka insiden penusukan Menko Polhukam Wiranto bisa terjadi. Fraksi PKB DPR menilai insiden tersebut sebagai bukti nyata ancaman radikalisme di Indonesia. "Kami sangat terkejut atas peristiwa penusukan Menko Polhukam di Pandeglang. Hal ini menjadi early warning bagi kita semua bahwa sel-sel kelompok radikalis masih aktif," kata Ketua Fraksi PKB Cucun Ahmad Syamsurijal kepada wartawan, Kamis (10/10/2019).Polisi sendiri menyebut pelaku penusukan, Syahril Alamsyah (SA) alias Abu Rara terafiliasi dengan ISIS. Cucun tak menyangka pelaku berani menjadikan pejabat…

Image copyright Getty Images This summer was the worst for A&E waiting times in England since the four-hour target was introduced. Analysis by BBC Newsnight and the Nuffield Trust found an average of 86% of patients were admitted, transferred or discharged from A&E within four hours in the six months to September.This is the worst performance in that period since the 95% target was brought in in 2004.NHS England said it had been "the busiest ever summer" for A&Es."In the past six months, there have been half a million more visits to A&E than at the same point last year," a spokesman…