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Can Prince Andrew be forced to testify?

Image caption Prince Andrew has said he regrets meeting Epstein for a final time in 2010. Prince Andrew is coming under pressure to speak with investigators in the US about the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein after claims he is not co-operating with the inquiry. The Duke of York said in a BBC interview in November that he did not see, or suspect, any suspicious behaviour when visiting the homes of his then friend. But he said he was "willing ... Full story

Jeffrey Epstein accusers outraged by Prince Andrew's 'lack of co-operation'

Image caption US lawyer Lisa Bloom says Prince Andrew should "do the right thing". A lawyer representing women who say they were abused by Jeffrey Epstein has urged Prince Andrew to co-operate with an investigation into the financier. Lisa Bloom said the alleged victims were "outraged" by the Duke of York not assisting the US authorities. It comes after the prosecutor in charge of the US investigation said the duke had provided "zero ... Full story

Play M Entertainment To Pursue Legal Action Against Malicious Comments About Apink

Apink ’s agency has announced that they are taking strong legal action against people who have slandered or harrassed the group’s members online. In a statement released on January 27, Play M Entertainment announced that they have moved forward in legal proceedings against such malicious comments. The full statement from the company reads as follows:. Hello, this is Play M Entertainment. We are pleased to inform you that we will take legal ... Full story

Meadowhall facial recognition scheme troubles watchdog News

Image caption Facial recognition involves creating a digital map of people's features and then checking for a match. Police involvement in a private landlord's facial recognition trial has led a regulator to call for government intervention. BBC Radio 4's File on 4 has learned that South Yorkshire Police shared three photos of serious offenders and one of a vulnerable missing person with Sheffield's Meadowhall shopping centre. It follows ... Full story

Democrats call for Bolton to testify in impeachment trial

Image caption Donald Trump has said that he does not want John Bolton to testify. Democrats have renewed their demand for US President Donald Trump's former National Security Advisor John Bolton to be called to testify in the president's impeachment trial. The call comes following reports that Mr Bolton made claims in an unpublished book that Mr Trump wanted to freeze aid to Ukraine unless it investigated his political rival, Democrat Joe ... Full story

Cumbria Police officer dies in M6 motorway crash News

Image caption The section of motorway was closed from 14:00 on Sunday. A 47-year-old police officer has died on duty in a car crash on the M6. The man, who worked for Cumbria Police's road policing unit, died at the scene near Carlisle at about 14:00 GMT on Sunday. The crash, which involved a single police vehicle and no other car, happened on the southbound carriageway between junctions 44 and 43. Cumbria Police is yet to name the officer but ... Full story

Man wrongfully arrested given £100k compensation

Image caption Gary Webb said police had gone to his house with an arrest warrant for a different person. A man who was wrongfully arrested and sent to prison on remand has been awarded £100,000 in compensation from Police Scotland. In 2015 Gary Webb, from Gatehouse of Fleet in Dumfries and Galloway, was handcuffed and spent a night in a police cell and three nights in prison. The 60-year-old told The Sunday Post that police had his fingerprints ... Full story

Article 13: UK will not implement EU copyright law News

Universities and Science Minister Chris Skidmore has said that the UK will not implement the EU Copyright Directive after the country leaves the EU. Several companies have criticised the law, which would hold them accountable for not removing copyrighted content uploaded by users, if it is passed. EU member states have until 7 June 2021 to implement the new reforms, but the UK will have left the EU by then. The UK was among 19 nations which ... Full story

Prosecution brings BTS Jungkook's traffic violation case to a close without indictment

According to reports on January 23, Seoul's Prosecution Office has brought BTS member Jungkook 's taxi accident case to formal closure. Back in October of 2019, Jungkook became involved in a car accident where he hit a taxi near Hannam-dong. It was revealed that Jungkook committed the accident due to a traffic violation, and shortly afterward, the star came to a quick settlement with the victim involved. As of January 23, Seoul's Prosecution ... Full story

Airbnb Sues Miami Real Estate Developer It Once Gave Rights To Its Name

Airbnb cofounder and CEO Brian Chesky speaking in 2018 about other efforts to increase the quality ... [+] of listings, such as Airbnb Plus. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg). Airbnb now says that the Miami real estate developer it entrusted to open the first apartment buildings branded with its name violated a January 2019 agreement and stole at least $1 million. Lawyers for the home-sharing company filed a suit in San Francisco federal court Thursday ... Full story