Westminster bells ring out for Prince Andrew's 60th birthday despite controversy
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 The bells of London's Westminster Abbey rang out for Prince Andrew's 60th birthday on Wednesday even though he has stepped down from public life following a backlash about his friendship with convicted U.S. sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
American attorney Gloria Allred has criticised the failure of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, to come forward for questioning about his connection to known sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Ms Allred insisted that awaiting summons was inappropriate and asked if he required a "gold plated invitation delivered by footman" to come forward himself. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Jeffrey Epstein’s former mentor claimed Ghislaine Maxwell will fully cooperate with the feds. The NY Post reports that disgraced elderly socialite was busted on charges that she groomed underage women to have sex with the infamous pedophile. Epstein's mentor, Steven Hoffenberg told the UK’s Sun that Maxwell will “totally cooperate.” He added that Prince Andrew “may be very concerned.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was very well connected. Epstein was arrested in 2019 for suspicions of child sex trafficking. Because of his vast wealth Epstein traveled in some very powerful circles. Business Insider compiled a list of Epstein's most powerful allies. Former President Bill Clinton. Donald Trump. Prince Andrew, Duke of York. Alan Dershowitz. Filmmaker Woody Allen
Mourners have commemorated the life of George Floyd in central London on the day of his funeral in the US. Around 50 activists, some with “Black Lives Matter” signs, knelt at the foot of Nelson Mandela’s statue in Parliament Square, Westminster, on Tuesday.
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Workers have begun cleaning up graffiti and signs from this weekend's anti-racism protests. The statue of Sir Winston Churchill in Parliament Square was defaced with 'was a racist' graffiti as protesters flooded Westminster on Sunday. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prosecutors have asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
One of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers says she cried "happy tears" following the arrest of Epstein's long-time associate British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell last week, Australia's Network Nine reported."(This day to me) has been like one of the best days of my life. I have not stopped smiling and crying happy tears. And I'm just, yeah, I'm elated to know that she's where she belongs," accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre said in an interview with the Network's 60 Minutes programme aired on Sunday.Maxwell, who has been accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Epstein, was arrested last week in the US.
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Kevin Mazur/VF14/Contributor/Getty Images Elon Musk on Saturday denied that the late convicted sex offender and multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein was given a tour of a SpaceX facility. A photo showed Musk with Ghislaine Maxwell, Epstein's alleged co-conspirator who was arrested on Thursday, raising questions about his relationship to Musk. In a statement to Vanity Fair last year, Musk distanced himself from Epstein, who he said was "obviously a creep.
Media heiress Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested this week, and faces multiple felony charges connected to Jeffrey Epstein and sex trafficking girls. However, Newser reports she has at least one high-profile ally: Celebrity attorney Alan Dershowitz. Dershowitz wrote in The Spectator that he and his friends never saw Maxwell behave inappropriately. Maxwell and Dershowitz have something in common. Both are accused of sexual misconduct by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre.
Ian Bartlett, clerk of the works at Westminster Abbey, performs roof inspections while the church remains shut throughout the coronavirus lockdown. Mr Bartlett usually works with 14 other members of the Abbey maintenance team, but currently operates alone while his colleagues are furloughed during the Government work retention scheme.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits a train manufacturing site in East Yorkshire, after he announced government plans to invest in infrastructure projects. He says that this new factory will be the cutting edge of technological efficiency, and will be building driver-less trains for the Piccadilly Line in London. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer visits a BrewDog pub and brewery in London where he calls on the government to leave support in place for business sectors like tourism, hospitality and the arts. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A large tree narrowly missed passing pedestrians when it fell on to a road in Ealing, west London.Dashcam footage shows the moment the tree toppled on Saturday afternoon, with one couple walking nearby having to leap out of its way as it falls.
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