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Who are the MPs that resigned following #Brexit?

Who are the MPs that resigned following #Brexit?

Featured, Investigations, Specials, UK
Senior and junior members of parliament have quit over the #Brexit deal.    Voice of London lists all MPs who have resigned because of the on-going turmoil of Britain’s exit from the EU. We have created a timeline with every MP, their reason and what they had to say when resigning their position. Words by Noura Abou Zeinab | Subbing by Maria Campuzano Photo credit: UK Parliament (unless otherwise stated) Related posts: http://thevoiceoflondon.co.uk/brexit-countdown-whats-next/ http://thevoiceoflondon.co.uk/brexitchaos-20-mps-voting-no-confidence-in-may-but-gove-stays/  
Are fewer officers to blame for rising crime?

Are fewer officers to blame for rising crime?

Crime, Featured, Investigations, Politics, Specials, UK
The Voice of London spoke exclusively to a Police Constable on the condition of anonymity regarding cuts, and how the police keep our streets safe. The officer revealed the environment the police have to work in, touching on everything from being overworked, fearing for their safety and a lack of resources. The interview was recreated with actors in order to safeguard the officers identity. Information obtained by the Voice of London reveals that the borough of Harrow has lost over a third of its Police officers since 2010 and almost 80% of its PCSOS. The figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act reveal a staggering decrease in police numbers. See also: VoL investigates the scale of knife crime In 2010 Harrow was served by 354 warranted officers but...
Michelle Obama on Trump: “I’d never forgive him”

Michelle Obama on Trump: “I’d never forgive him”

Specials, UK, World
Expected to be released on November 13th, Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming details her experience throughout Donald Trump’s constant advertisement of his birther conspiracy theory. The Washington Post published a snippet of the memoir: “The whole [birther] thing was crazy and mean-spirited, of course, its underlying bigotry and xenophobia hardly concealed. But it was also dangerous, deliberately meant to stir up the wingnuts and kooks,” she writes. “What if someone with an unstable mind loaded a gun and drove to Washington? What if that person went looking for our girls? Donald Trump, with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family’s safety at risk. And for this I’d never forgive him.” https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/232572505238433794 The former Fi
Children walking home from school are the most likely to get stabbed

Children walking home from school are the most likely to get stabbed

Crime, London Violence, News, UK, UK
A new study published by the British Medical Journal found that under-16s are at the highest risk of getting stabbed on their way home from school. “The period immediately after school accounts for a large proportion of [stabbing] incidents in children, and these predominantly occur close to home and school,” said the report led by Paul Vulliamy from the Centre for Trauma Sciences at Queen Mary University of London. This research follows a week of violence in London. At least five people have been stabbed to death in London this week. On Monday evening a 16-year-old was stabbed to death in front of his parents, with friends describing him as “bubbly” and “polite”. The BMJ wrote that the highest frequency of stabbings on under 16-year-olds occurred between 4 pm and 6 pm and within 5km
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