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Weinstein: Arquette will be in court to support alleged victims

Weinstein: Arquette will be in court to support alleged victims

Entertainment
Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial begins on Monday and actress Rosanna Arquette will be in court to support his alleged victims.The former Hollywood producer is facing five charges relating to two women - all of which he denies - including two of rape. If convicted he could face a life sentence. Image: Weinstein denies the charges against him Arquette has accused Weinstein of derailing her career after she resisted his advances and was one of first of dozens of women to come forward and tell her story in 2017.Ahead of the New York trial she said: "I think either way, whatever happens, it's still going to be hard for the people that came forward, in terms of retaliation. He's all about that. ...
Tottenham 0-2 Chelsea: PFA wants inquiry after alleged racism mars match

Tottenham 0-2 Chelsea: PFA wants inquiry after alleged racism mars match

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device The Professional Footballers' Association has called for a government inquiry into racism in football after Chelsea's Premier League win at Tottenham was marred by alleged racist behaviour from the crowd.Referee Anthony Taylor stopped play during the second half after Blues defender Antonio Rudiger complained of hearing monkey noises.Tottenham have vowed to "take the strongest possible action" and said they will conduct "a thorough investigation". Shortly after the stoppage, an announcement made over the public address sys...
Tesco halts production at Chinese factory over alleged ‘forced’ labour

Tesco halts production at Chinese factory over alleged ‘forced’ labour

Business
Media playback is unsupported on your device Tesco has suspended production of charity Christmas cards at a factory in China after a six-year-old girl found a message from workers inside one.The note, found by Florence Widdicombe, was allegedly written by prisoners in Shanghai claiming they were "forced to work against our will"."Please help us and notify human rights organisation," the message said.Tesco said it was "shocked" by the report, adding: "We would never allow prison labour in our supply chain."The supermarket said it would de-list the supplier of the cards, Zheijiang Yunguang Printing, if it was found to have used prison labour.Florence was writing cards to her school friends when she found that one of them - featuring a kitten with a Santa hat...
NFL clears Pittsburgh Steelers’ Anthony Chickillo in alleged domestic incident

NFL clears Pittsburgh Steelers’ Anthony Chickillo in alleged domestic incident

Sports
Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Anthony Chickillo won't face any discipline for an alleged domestic violence incident last month involving him and his girlfriend. League sources told ESPN and The Athletic on Friday that the NFL cleared Chickillo and closed its investigation into the linebacker. According to ESPN, the league cleared him because of insufficient evidence and he will not be punished. Chickillo, 26, was arrested and charged with three misdemeanors stemming from an Oct. 20 domestic dispute that occurred at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Penn. He was later placed on the commissioner's exempt list. Police said a verbal argument started between Chickillo and his girlfriend, Alysha Newman, over table games in the casino. An affidavit said the couple went...

Boris Johnson faces probe for alleged US businesswoman links

World
Authorities in London have referred Prime Minister Boris Johnson to a police complaints body to see if he should face a criminal investigation over links to an American businesswoman who allegedly received favorable treatment because of her friendship with him during his time as mayor. The Greater London Authority recorded what it called a "conduct matter" against Johnson. The Independent Office for Police Conduct will consider if there are grounds to investigate him for misconduct in public office. The authority said Friday it had a "statutory duty" to record conduct matters pertaining to the mayor in his role as police commissioner. Johnson's supporters denounce the referral as a politically motivated attack launched just before the Conservative Party conference. The authority is led by...