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Prison staff urged to ‘protest’ over safety, POA union says

Image copyright PA Image caption The POA said there was “unprecedented levels of violence” behind bars Prison staff in England and Wales have been urged to take “protest action” over violence and safety concerns, the Prison Officers’ Association has said. Steve Gillan, POA general secretary, called for union members to ...

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Hurricane Florence: ‘Life-threatening’ storm starts to lash US

Image copyright Reuters Image caption North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper called the storm “historic” The outer bands of Hurricane Florence are lashing parts of the US East Coast. Officials warn of life-threatening storm surges in both North and South Carolina as the hurricane moves towards land with maximum sustained wind ...

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Skripal suspects tourist claims ‘offensive to victims’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“Our friends had been suggesting for a long time that we visit this wonderful town” Claims the suspects in the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy were only in the UK as tourists are “deeply offensive to the victims”, the UK government has ...

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Hurricane Florence could ‘kill a lot of people’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy do people ignore hurricane warnings? Hurricane Florence, which is nearing the US East Coast, could “kill a lot of people”, officials warn. Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) administrator Brock Long said storm surges may bring catastrophic flooding to inland areas. Though ...

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Abused wife has legal remedies to seek her green card

A. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will grant you work and travel permission while you wait to get your green card. Since your husband is a U.S. citizen, you can include form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status, with your petition, form I-360, Petition for Amerasian, Widow(er), ...

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Rachel Day died of sepsis 10 days after diagnosis

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRachel Day was a healthy, happy 29-year-old – then she was struck down by sepsis Rachel Day’s mum Bernie had been trying to get hold of her all morning. When she finally did, instead of relief all she felt was terror. Her ...

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Pussy Riot activist Pyotr Verzilov ‘in hospital’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Pyotr Verzilov was one of those jailed for invading the World Cup final pitch Pyotr Verzilov, an activist with Russian protest group Pussy Riot, is reported to have been taken to hospital in a serious condition. Relatives speaking to the Meduza website said they believed ...

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NYPD cops arrested over alleged role in prostitution ring

Those arrested include Sgt. Carlos Cruz of the 69th Precinct in Brooklyn, Sgt. Louis Failla, a member of the Queens South Evidence Control Team, Sgt. Cliff Nieves, who is assigned to a Transit Bureau investigation unit, Police Officer Steven Nieves of the 84th Precinct in Brooklyn Heights, Police Officer Giancarlo ...

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