CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night’s TV: More bent coppers than crooks 

CHRISTOPHER STEVENS reviews last night’s TV: The bad old days when we had more bent coppers than crooks By Christopher Stevens for the Daily Mail Published: 02:12 BST, 15 April 2021 | Updated: 02:16 BST, 15 April 2021 Bent Coppers: Crossing The Line Of Duty  Rating: There is no one more shocked by life’s injustice … Read more

Man with Down’s syndrome was kidnapped and murdered in a gruesome body swap scheme in China 

Man with Down’s syndrome was kidnapped and murdered to take the place of a rich stranger in a gruesome body swap scheme to get round ban on traditional burials in China The unnamed victim was reported missing in 2017 but the case only gained nationwide attention last week following an interview with his relatives The … Read more

BBC diversity chief says Idris Elba’s TV detective Luther ‘isn’t black enough to be real’

BBC diversity chief says Idris Elba’s TV detective Luther ‘isn’t black enough to be real’ because ‘he doesn’t have any black friends and doesn’t eat any Caribbean food’ Miranda Wayland said the hit BBC crime drama was only superficially diverse Bosses are now looking to portray minority groups in a more convincing way  BBC will … Read more

BBC diversity chief says Idris Elba’s TV detective Luther ‘isn’t black enough to be real’

BBC diversity chief says Idris Elba’s TV detective Luther ‘isn’t black enough to be real’ because ‘he doesn’t have any black friends and doesn’t eat any Caribbean food’ Miranda Wayland said the hit BBC crime drama was only superficially diverse Bosses are now looking to portray minority groups in a more convincing way  BBC will … Read more

Italian man, 43, admits role in £25m jewellery burglary at Tamara Ecclestone’s Kensington mansion

Italian man, 43, admits role in £25m jewellery raid at F1 heiress Tamara Ecclestone’s Kensington mansion Alessandro Donati admitted his role in £25m raid at Tamara Ecclestone’s house Italian national, 43, was taken from custody at HMP Wandsworth to court today Donati spoke only to confirm his identity before entering the guilty plea Charge relates … Read more

Line Of Duty SPOILER: Jo looks pensive as she and Steve take on intense investigation

Line Of Duty creator Jed Mercurio excited fans when he shared the first clue about the plot of season six to Twitter. Uploading a snap of a packet of the Australian chocolate biscuits TimTams with the caption ‘#LineofDuty Series 6 Plot Clue No. 1’, fans began to ferociously speculate as to what it might mean. But … Read more

Law & Order: Organized Crime’s Christopher Meloni retweets praise from superfan Cher

‘A lovely way to start the day:’ Law & Order: Organized Crime star Christopher Meloni retweets praise from superfan Cher By Rachel Mcgrath For Dailymail.com Published: 05:27 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 05:27 BST, 13 April 2021 He’s reprised his role as New York detective Elliot Stabler in the new NBC spin-off Law & … Read more

Prince Philip: ABC receives complaints over news coverage interrupting Vera

ABC receives hundreds of complaints from viewers after its breaking news coverage of Prince Philip’s death interrupted a repeat of Vera By D. Lawrance For Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:29 BST, 13 April 2021 | Updated: 02:58 BST, 13 April 2021 The ABC has addressed complaints made regarding its coverage of the Duke of Edinburgh’s … Read more

The gentrification of Brixton 40 years on from the 1981 riots

Forty years ago, against a backdrop of recession, socio-economic plight and race-related tension, rioting broke out in Brixton. Across three days rioters – angered by the use of controversial police stop-and-search powers which they claimed had been used to unfairly target black youths – battled against thousands of Met officers as buildings burned around them. … Read more