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Jersey Assembly votes for humane right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »

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Mr Grayling has called for greater police powers to ground young troublemakers
Police should ‘ground’ kids say Tories

By Jonathan Moore Shadow home secretary, Chris Grayling, today called for the police to be given the power to ground young troublemakers in their homes. Speaking to the Local Government Association(LGA) in his first major address as shadow home secretary, Mr Grayling said he would instruct police to collect persistent young troublemakers and bring them… Read more »

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Govt failing to tackle ’cause of knife crime’

The government is failing to address the root causes of knife possession among young people, MPs have said. The Commons public accounts committee today published a report into how effectively the Home Office has been tackling violent crime through distributing funding to Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships, as well as how well good practices were… Read more »