Friday evening news briefing: Finley Boden's parents jailed for life for 'savage' murder of baby son
Good evening. Parents who smoked large amounts of cannabis and later went on to kill their baby on Christmas Day have been jailed for life.
Finley Boden's parents jailed for 'savage' murder of baby
Stephen Boden and Shannon Marsden have been ordered to serve minimum terms of 29 and 27 years respectively after they inflicted 130 separate injuries on 10-month-old Finley before he died in 2020.
Jeremy Hunt will accept a recession if it brings down inflation
The Chancellor said he would back the Bank of England in raising interest rates further, as he insisted that the “only path to sustainable growth” is to bring down the high prices behind the cost of living crisis.
Chris Price and Melissa Lawford have more on Mr Hunt's comments, as he said prioritising measures to slow rising prices was necessary even if rate hikes damage the UK's GDP.
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Investigation into Baroness Falkner suspended after 'civil servant coup'
Britain's equality watchdog has suspended an investigation into its chief amid a growing backlash over an attempted coup by trans-activist civil servants.
Baroness Falkner of Margravine, 68, the chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), was the target of a dossier of complaints from officials.
Ewan Somerville details how the investigation plunged the watchdog into crisis and sparked outcry across the political spectrum.
Evening Briefing: Today's essential headlines
Roger Waters | Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is being investigated by Berlin police for incitement to hatred after he donned a Nazi-style uniform at a concert in the German capital. You can see a picture of Waters wearing the uniform here.
BA | Half-term holidays in chaos as airline cancels flights for a second day
Politics | Labour regains ‘commanding’ poll lead over Tories
South Korea | Passengers terrified as man opens plane door in mid-air - watch
Hugh Grant | Actor unable to bring phone hacking claims against The Sun in High Court trial
Nick Cave | I was ‘sometimes extremely bored’ at Coronation, says singer-songwriter
Comment and analysis
Tom Harris | Protests have become a middle-class day out
Kate Andrews | Biden and Labour are a match made in economic hell
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet | France has given up on defending Europe
Ivana Stradner | Putin’s mini-Nato is falling apart
Telegraph readers | Why you’re wrong about self-service checkouts
World news: Russia can fight Ukraine war for ‘decades’, says Putin ally
Russia’s war will take decades and will not stop unless Ukraine surrenders, a top Russian official has predicted. Nataliya Vasilyeva has more on Dmitry Medvedev's comments.
Interview of the day
The pop star who went through hell – and found peace in the paranormal
Kesha, locked in a legal battle with producer Dr Luke for almost a decade, on crying with Rick Rubin and her dark but brilliant new album
Business news: Landlord mortgage crisis on track to trigger the sale of 735,000 rental homes
As many as 735,000 properties will be lost from the rental market as a result of rising mortgage rates forcing landlords to sell up, economists are predicting. Alexa Phillips has more on the research.
Fashion | Britain’s male TV presenters have never looked so stylish
Katie Morley Investigates | ‘I spent £20,000 on a heat pump, it broke and now no one will fix it’
Luton | The football match that could transform a town
Sport news: Emily Bridges, trans cyclist, furious at ‘genocidal’ British Cycling after elite racing ban
Emily Bridges has launched a scathing attack on British Cycling, accusing it of 'genocide' against transgender cyclists after trans women were permanently banned from racing against females in British competitive events. You can read her 651-word statement in full here.
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