Ex-Philip aide on child sex charges

Kingston Guardian: An ex-equerry to the Duke of Edinburgh is facing three historic indecent charges involving a girl of about 12

2:02am Thursday 31st July 2014

A former aide to the Duke of Edinburgh has been accused of sexually abusing a girl in the early 1970s.

New social worker measures unveiled

Kingston Guardian: The department said the new Approved Child and Family Practitioner status would 'ensure the highest levels of public protection for our most vulnerable children'

12:42am Thursday 31st July 2014

A fresh definition of the skills and knowledge required by child and family social workers has been unveiled by the Chief Social Worker for Children and Families as part of the "most significant transformation" of the profession "in a generation", the Department for Education has said.

Ebola spread in UK 'most unlikely'

Kingston Guardian: Health professionals have been warned to be vigilant for signs of the deadly ebola virus (Centres for Disease Control and Prevention/PA)

7:01am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has sought to reassure the public over fears that Ebola could spread in Britain as experts met to discuss the "very serious threat" from the largest ever outbreak of the disease.

PM announces further £3m Gaza aid

Kingston Guardian: A Palestinian man rests after receiving treatment for injuries caused by an Israeli strike at a UN school in the Jebaliya refugee camp (AP)

10:46am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Prime Minister announced an extra £3 million aid for Gaza today as he again called for an unconditional ceasefire to stop the conflict.

Dementia cases surge 62% in 7 years

Kingston Guardian: The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, figures show

11:27am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The number of people diagnosed with dementia has soared in the last seven years, new figures show.

No review over Rolf Harris sentence

Kingston Guardian: Rolf Harris's sentence for a string of indecent assaults will not be referred for review, the Attorney General has decided

11:53am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the Government's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.

Gunman guilty of Pc murder bid

Kingston Guardian: James Leslie was found guilty of attempted murder

12:43pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A gunman who blasted a police officer on his doorstep then laughed as he cycled away from the scene has been convicted of attempted murder.

Seven Britons evacuated from Libya

Kingston Guardian: The Government is advising against all travel to Libya to reflect the ongoing security situation and increase in violence

1:42pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A small number of British nationals have been evacuated from Libya amid ongoing unrest in the country, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said.

Judges cut sex abuse GP's sentence

Kingston Guardian: Family GP Dr Davinder Jeet Bains used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients

7:08pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A family doctor who filmed himself sexually abusing female patients with his James Bond-style wristwatch has had his sentence cut from 12 to 10 years on appeal.


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