Nighy tells of pride in gay role

Somerset County Gazette: (from left) Freddie Fox, Paddy Considine, Bill Nighy and Andrew Scott walk the streets of Camden to promote the new film Pride in London

9:02pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Gay Pride stormed Camden High Street tonight as the stars of new comedy Pride marched to the cinema with a Welsh brass band for the film's premiere.

Sir Cliff aims to avoid search row

Somerset County Gazette: Sir Cliff Richard's lawyers said they do not want him involved in a row over BBC coverage of a police search of his home

3:29am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pop star Sir Cliff Richard will not become "embroiled" in a row between police and the BBC over coverage of the search of his home, his lawyers have said.

Photos 'not result of Apple breach'

Somerset County Gazette: A spokeswoman for Jennifer Lawrence said the actress had asked US authorities to prosecute whoever is posting the photos

3:32am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Hundreds of naked photos and explicit videos of Hollywood stars were not hacked by breaches in the security of Apple's computer systems, the firm said tonight.

New child sex victims come forward

Somerset County Gazette: David Crompton was grilled by the Home Affairs Select Committee

8:23am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Twelve new victims of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham have come forward since the publication last week of a devastating report revealing the abuse of at least 1,400 young people in the town, South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton has revealed.

Call to widen Trojan Horse probe

Somerset County Gazette: Peter Clarke led an inquiry into the "Trojan Horse" affair

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Attempts are likely to have been made to impose a hardline Muslim agenda in other English schools, according to the former anti-terror chief who led an investigation into the Birmingham "Trojan Horse" plot.

Nato 'must show fight over Russia'

Somerset County Gazette: Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says Nato must show it has the political will to fight if Russia attacks a member of the alliance

5:42pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Nato must show that it still has the political will to fight back in the event of a Russian attack on any member of the alliance, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has warned.

Barlow offers tax row 'apology'

Somerset County Gazette: Gary Barlow was accused earlier this year of being involved in an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme

9:47pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pop star Gary Barlow has finally broken his silence to "apologise" on Twitter following damaging tax-dodging allegations.

PM slams 'barbaric' hostage murder

Somerset County Gazette: Prime Minister David Cameron has condemned a video apparently showing a US journalist being beheaded

6:56pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

David Cameron has condemned as "despicable and barbaric" the apparent slaughter of a second US journalist by Islamic State (IS) extremists - as it emerged that a British hostage is also under threat.

Gear inspections 'not effective'

Somerset County Gazette: The incident occurred at Robin Hood Airport

2:12pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

An aircraft accident that caused an airport shut down has led to crash investigators to call for safety checks.

Police censured over race bias case

Somerset County Gazette: Firearms officer Pc Carol Howard has received more than £37,000 after she was discriminated against for being a black woman by her boss in the Diplomatic Protection Group, Acting Inspector David Kelly.

11:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Scotland Yard tried to "deflect" negative publicity by releasing details linked to the arrest of a police officer who had suffered race and sexual discrimination, employment tribunal judges have found.

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