Jail sentence for mother jailed for illegal abortion annulled
A woman jailed for illegally obtaining abortion tablets to terminate her pregnancy during lockdown will be released from prison after the Court of Appeal reduced her sentence.
Carla Foster was given an extended 28-month sentence at Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court after she admitted to illegally procuring her own abortion when she was between 32 and 34 weeks pregnant.
But on Tuesday, at London’s Court of Appeal, three judges reduced his prison sentence to 14 months and said it should be suspended.
Donald Trump ‘almost certainly’ faces arrest and federal charges
Donald Trump has said he will almost certainly face arrest and federal charges for his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The former US president revealed that the Department of Justice had notified him that he was the “target” of its investigation, reports rozina sabur.
Writing on his Truth Social platform, Trump said he was given “a very short four days” to brief a grand jury, “which almost always means an arrest and indictment.”
Meanwhile, james rothwell writes that Israeli government antiquities, including ancient ceramic oil lamps, have been reported to be kept at Trump’s Florida mansion.
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World news: Take a nap to deal with the heat, say the Germans
Germans have been advised to incorporate naps into their daily routines to cope with the high temperatures, as Europe braces for record heat. greg dickinson has an article about British tourists ‘barbecuing on the beach’ as Sicily prepares for the hottest day in Europe. AND butt cat explains what extreme heat actually does to your body. And as extreme heat and bushfires rage across Europe, Peter Yeung explains why experts are looking to Bangladesh for advice on climate change.
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How Russia Is Brainwashing Ukrainian Children To ‘Weapon Them’
Kidnapped youths raised to blame ‘Nazis and NATO’, then sent to the front lines once they are old enough to fight.
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Business News: Ocado losses deepen 37% amid tensions with ‘disgruntled’ M&S
The Ocado chief executive has admitted he is “disappointed” by the performance of its online grocery tie-up with Marks & Spencer, amid rising tensions between the two companies. Hannah Boland has more on Tim Steiner’s comments.
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