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Europe · London

Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men

46% Center coverage: 200 sources
CPS authorised criminal charges against actor Kevin Spacey for four counts of sexual assault against three men. He has also been charged with causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent. The charges follow a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation.See the Story
Europe · London

Rishi Sunak announces £5bn windfall tax on energy firms

45% Left coverage: 20 sources
Rishi Sunak has finally unveiled a multi-billion pound windfall tax on oil and gas industry profits to help deal with the cost of living crisis. The measures will raise around £5 billion in revenue over the next year, the Chancellor said. It comes into effect today, and will be legislated for via a standalone Bill to be introduced shortly.See the Story
Europe · London

Alan White, drummer for Yes and John Lennon, has died aged 72

58% Left coverage: 12 sources
Alan White, drummer of the band Yes, has died at the age of 72, according to his Facebook page. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. White is survived by his wife of 40 years, Rogena, his children, Jesse (Emily) and JJ and Ellie (Kela), and sister-in-law Andrea Holmqvist.See the Story
Europe · London

Cost of living: What Rishi Sunak's help means for you

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Rishi Sunak has just slapped a combined rate of taxes on UK oil and gas profits to 65%. Mr Sunak sought to confront critics on his own benches that windfall taxes are 'unconservative' by highlighting similar measures in the past by Margaret Thatcher and George Osborne. The big question - and one that is almost impossible to answer - is the impact that this will have on investment.See the Story
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Aston Villa agree to sign defender Carlos from Sevilla

34% Center coverage: 9 sources
Diego Carlos will travel to England to complete a medical and finalise personal terms. The centre-back has helped Sevilla to three successive fourth-placed finishes in La Liga. Carlos also represented his country at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, helping Brazil to a gold medal. The defender follows the signings of Boubacar Kamara from Marseille, and the Philippe Coutinho transfer from Barcelona.See the Story
Europe · London

Every household to get energy bill discounts of £400 this autumn

50% Left coverage: 6 sources
Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces a package of new measures to tackle soaring prices. poorest households will also get a one-off payment of £650. Ofgem said Wednesday that bills could jump by £830 to £2,800 a year if prices rise again in October.See the Story
Europe · London

Migrant crossings: Afghans are largest national group fleeing to UK

Coverage: 5 sources
Afghans made up one in four people making the risky journey. Almost as many Afghans crossed the Channel in the first three months of 2022 as in the whole of 2021 (1,323) Iranians and Iraqis were the next most common nationalities on Channel crossings. In nine out of ten cases over the last year, people fleeing Afghanistan were granted refugee status.See the Story
Europe · London

Sasha Johnson: £20,000 reward offered over black rights campaigner shooting

44% Right coverage: 9 sources
A £20,000 reward has been offered for information into the shooting of black equal rights campaigner Sasha Johnson in south London.See the Story
Europe · London

Partygate: Met Police acted with 'integrity' over lockdown party inquiry and made decisions 'based on facts', says Met chief

38% Right coverage: 8 sources
There was "no clear evidence" that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had breached Covid-19 rules many times in Downing Street, the Metropolitan Police's acting chief has said. See the Story

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