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Campaigner against violence towards women made MBE

Fiona Mackenzie, the founder of We Can’t Consent To This, has been included in the New Year Honours.

Camilla switches on Christmas tree lights at ‘marvellous’ hospice

The duchess visited Royal Trinity Hospice in Clapham, south London.

The Pig’s Head: London’s new ‘pro-planet’ pub

The founders told the Standard that it was time for the pub industry to take a stand on climate change


Met officer who murdered Sarah Everard lodges appeal against whole-life sentence

Ms Everard’s family had said after Wayne Couzens was sentenced that knowing he would be in prison forever ‘brings some relief’.

Holidaymakers in Morocco ‘in limbo’ after travel ban

The ban came into effect at 11.59pm on Wednesday.

Sarah Everard’s killer will die behind bars – as Met Police face questions

Lord Justice Fulford said the case in which a serving officer abused his position was so exceptional it warranted a whole life order.

Sarah Everard’s family express relief that her killer will die in prison

The judge handed Wayne Couzens a whole life sentence and said the officer’s actions had eroded the public’s confidence in the police.

Wayne Couzens too ashamed to look at family of Sarah Everard, court told

The former policeman is being sentenced for kidnap, rape and murder.

‘Monster’ policeman used Covid rules to kidnap Sarah Everard in false arrest

Wayne Couzens used his Met Police-issue warrant card and handcuffs to snatch Ms Everard as she walked home from a friend’s house in Clapham in March.

Women have the right to be out whenever they like, says mother of Libby Squire

Pawel Relowicz dumped Libby’s body in the River Hull after raping her on a playing field.

Death of Sabina Nessa ‘should be final straw’ for Cressida Dick Met leadership

Reclaim These Streets co-founder Anna Birley spoke with the PA news agency ahead of a vigil she helped organise to remember Sabina Nessa.

Women feel unsafe after teacher’s murder, warns campaigner

Sabina Nessa, 28, was attacked while on her way to meet a friend last Friday.

Sabina Nessa may have been killed in attack by stranger – police

Detective Chief Superintendent Trevor Lawry held a press conference at the crime scene in Cator Park.

Inside fitness influencer Grace Beverley’s super-luxe houseshare

The twenty-something bought and renovated the house before moving her friends in


Police corruption must be cut to ‘irreducible minimum’ after Sarah Everard case

Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary described the murder of Sarah Everard as a case of particular “severity and dreadfulness”.

‘Greatly loved’ D-Day hero from Dorset dies aged 97

Ernest Aylott, known as Ernie, landed on Sword Beach on D-Day.

Female CEO says adding entrepreneurship to curriculum would ’empower kids’

Sam Smith, from finnCap, is the only female CEO of a City stockbroker.

Met police under pressure to review vetting process after Everard killing

The Centre for Women’s Justice director and Labour’s shadow home secretary are among those calling for a police review.

Sarah Everard’s killer ‘linked to 2015 indecent exposure incident’

He joined the Met in September 2018 from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary.

Sarah Everard – a vulnerable lone woman betrayed by a figure of trust

The 33-year-old was kidnapped, raped and murdered by Pc Wayne Couzens, who should have made her feel safe as she walked home late at night.
Pubs, Bars and Nightlife

The Saxon: Clapham set for new pub after four year renovation

Patrick Frawley’s group have overhauled the tiny Kazbar, turning it into a four-storey site with DJs and a roof terrace


I will not let police be subjected to trial by social media, says Patel

The Home Secretary was giving a speech to the annual Police Federation of England and Wales conference.

Police officer accepts responsibility for killing Sarah Everard

Pc Wayne Couzens, 48, appeared at the Old Bailey on Tuesday, when pleaded guilty to the kidnap and rape of Sarah Everard.

Sarah Everard died from compression of the neck – post-mortem

The 33-year-old marketing executive went missing as she walked home from a friend’s house in south London in March.

Who ordered a Heine-king? Charles pulls a pint in Prince of Wales pub

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visited businesses in Clapham, south London, that have recently reopened after lockdown.

‘Early signs’ of potential rise in people testing positive for Covid in England

The ONS said figures show a ‘mixed picture’ of infection levels across the UK this week but stressed rates remain low.

Sarah Everard case: Met checking officers and staff accessed files legitimately

The force would not say how many officers and staff were being contacted or why the action was being taken.

Bail extended for woman arrested in Sarah Everard case

The woman was arrested at the same time as kidnap and murder accused Wayne Couzens, on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Sadiq Khan to promise steps to fight violence against women and girls

The London mayoral candidate will launch a platform insisting ‘men simply must change’ their attitudes towards women.

Downloads of women safety app WalkSafe soar following Sarah Everard murder

The app has climbed to the top of Apple’s free app chart amid serious debate about the issue of women’s safety.

PM: Change in culture and social attitudes required to protect women

Boris Johnson was urged to make sure the death of Sarah Everard was a ‘turning point’ in society when it came to violence against women and girls.

Huge surge in membership for Women’s Equality Party after Sarah vigil

‘Those who want ending violence against women and girls to be a political priority’


Top officer calls for rapid review of Covid public gathering rules after Clapham

Chief constable of West Midlands Police Sir David Thompson said regulations needed to be ‘quickly realigned’.

Cressida Dick under pressure to explain police actions at Sarah Everard vigil

Home Secretary Priti Patel has demanded a full report on events – and described the scenes as ‘upsetting’.

Women in south London share their experiences following death of Sarah Everard

PA has spoken to some of the many women who have shared their experiences of being harassed and feeling unsafe.

What the papers say – March 14

Events at a vigil for Sarah Everard feature on many of Sunday’s papers.
By Pa

Met under pressure to explain ‘deeply disturbing’ scenes at Sarah Everard vigil

Male officers could be seen grabbing hold of several women before leading them away in handcuffs, to shouts and screams from onlookers.