Prosecutions for knife crimes down despite surge in violence.

The number of offenders punished for carrying a knife has fallen by almost a quarter, according to new figures. A total of 5,300 people were dealt with by police and the courts in the first quarter of this year, 22% less than the 6,800 in the same period last year....

Sadiq Khan says the violent crime wave in London isn’t his fault.

Harley Tamplin Thursday 10 May 2018 6:28 pm Read more: Sadiq Khan has addressed the crime wave engulfing London and insisted he believes he has done nothing wrong. There have been 62 murders in the capital this year – with knives used for 39 of the deaths and guns...

Why recruiting ex-offenders makes business sense.

  Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance. Kit Malthouse MP Getting ex-offenders into work is vital for them, for society at large and can be great for businesses, which is why I visited an employment fair at HMP...

Sainsbury’s and Asda in shock talks over £10bn merger deal.

New supermarket giant would have 31.4% market share, compared with Tesco’s 27.6% Zoe Wood Retail correspondent @zoewoodguardian Sat 28 Apr 2018 13.40 BST Last modified on Sat 28 Apr 2018 18.34 BST. Sainsbury’s and Asda  are in talks over a £10bn merger that would send...
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