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Chris Brown: US singer arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The singer has several previous convictions for violence US singer Chris Brown has been arrested in Paris on suspicion of rape, French police say. A 24-year-old woman alleges that the star assaulted her in a hotel suite in the city earlier this month. She reportedly told police that the pair met at a nightclub in central Paris, close to the Champs-Elysées, before they returned to the hotel. The singer, 29, is yet to comment on the allegation. French police are investigating the woman’s complaint.…

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France investigates Japan’s Olympics chief on suspicion of corruption

PARIS (Reuters) – The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation in France for suspected corruption related to Japan’s successful bid for the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday. French financial prosecutors investigating a multi-million dollar payment made by Japan’s bidding committee to a Singaporean consultancy questioned Takeda in Paris and he was placed under formal investigation on Dec. 10, the source told Reuters. In Tokyo, Takeda said no improper actions such as bribery had taken place in connection with Tokyo’s bid,…

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Head of Japan’s Olympic Committee under investigation in France on suspicion of corruption

PARIS (Reuters) – The president of Japan’s Olympic Committee, Tsunekazu Takeda, is under formal investigation by French prosecutors for suspected corruption related to Japan’s successful bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, a French judicial source said on Friday. FILE PHOTO : Tsunekazu Takeda, President of the Japanese Olympic committee, attends a news conference during the 127th International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Monaco December 8, 2014. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo The source said Takeda, a retired equestrian sportsman, was indicted last month by the national financial prosecutor’s office in Paris.…

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Paul Whelan: Ex-US Marine held on suspicion of spying is UK citizen

Image copyright Family handout/AFP Russia must not use UK citizens as “pawns in diplomatic chess” the foreign secretary has said after the arrest of joint US-UK national Paul Whelan. Jeremy Hunt said he was “extremely worried” about the former US Marine, who has been detained on suspicion of spying. He added that “every support” is being given to the 48-year-old. Mr Whelan’s family said he was attending a wedding, while Russia said he was “caught spying” in Moscow. Mr Whelan was born in Canada to British parents and moved to…

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Katie Price arrested on suspicion of drink-driving

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The former glamour model was found inside a damaged car in south-east London Former glamour model and TV star Katie Price has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving. The Loose Women panellist, 40, was held after police came across a damaged car stopped at the roadside on Shooters Hill Road, Woolwich, at about 02:00 BST. Scotland Yard said a woman inside the vehicle was arrested. Ms Price was taken to a south London police station where she remains in custody. Source link

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Report: Former Cowboys RB Randle held on suspicion of rape

Former Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle is being held without bond on a suspicion of rape in Wichita, Kan., according to multiple outlets that cited jail records. FILE PHOTO – Sep 27, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle (21) celebrates his second quarter touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters Picture Supplied by Action Images Randle, a Wichita native, was taken into custody at Sedgwick County Jail around 3:45 a.m. on Friday. The 26-year-old has spent…

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From suspicion to fist bumps: Bonding with police over bikes

Metropolitan Police Officers PC Chim Nweke and PC David Loveday have set up a bike project scheme to try to improve relations between local police and young people by teaching them how to mend bikes, which they get to keep. “There was a real suspicion when the police came in,” said Colin Brent, the youth worker who runs the scheme but by the end “there was a real change in the relationships”. Produced by Sowda Ali Filmed by Cebo Luthali bike project scheme, led by police officers PC Chim Nweke…

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