The search for high office sees politicians adopt some awkward contortions to satisfy political (and legal) constraints, and Labour’s selection to take on the Tory police and crime commissioner in Humberside has really brought out the Houdini in Cllr Dafydd Williams.
The right-wing press is getting itself into a tizzy over the fact that Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson reported allegations of child abuse to the police.
Recently updated figures show there’s been a massive 23% rise in youth gang offences in London during the last year. The rise comes after a 23% cut in the number of uniformed officers dedicated to borough and neighbourhood policing in the capital since 2010.
The National Crime Agency (NCA) comms team may be reflecting on the wisdom of trolling hackers without first checking the vulnerability of their own website.