Tuesday briefing: Man charged in the murder of Sabina Nessa |

Main story: Eastbourne man to face court

Hi, I’m Warren Murray and here are the stories that are headlining the news this morning.

A man has been accused of the murder of Sabina Nessa, the primary school teacher who was found dead in a park near her home in South London. Koci Selamaj, 36, was arrested by police early Sunday morning in Eastbourne, East Sussex, just over a week after the 28-year-old teacher’s body was found. He is scheduled to appear in Willesden Magistrates Court today.

Nessa is believed to have left her home in Kidbrooke, southeast London, around 8:30 p.m. on Friday 17 September. Police believe he was on his way to the Depot Bar in Pegler Square, Kidbrooke Village, to meet a friend, but never showed up. Officers were called shortly after 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 after his body was discovered near the OneSpace community center in Cator Park, Kidbrooke Park Road, near his home.

Metropolitan Police said in a statement that Selamaj lived on Terminus Road, Eastbourne, the scene of police activity in the last days after the arrest. Two other men, aged 38 and 41, who were detained by the police investigating the teacher’s death have been released under investigation.

Fuel lines continue – Boris Johnson has ordered the army to stand by to recharge gas stationsas Keir Starmer and the companies asked him to control the shortage affecting the economy. Issue 10 said army drivers would be ready to help deliver gasoline and diesel in the short term, but stopped before an immediate deployment, despite some essential workers they have not been able to do their job without fuel. Olaf Scholz, the German center-left politician In pole position to replace Angela Merkel as chancellor after the elections, she has said that Brexit, which ended freedom of movement, triggered the oil crisis. “We worked very hard to convince the British not to leave the union … I hope they handle the problems arising from that.”

R Kelly guilty – A jury has found R&B singer R Kelly guilty of being the ringleader of a decades-long organized crime and sex trafficking scheme who took advantage of black women and children. The disgraced singer was found guilty on all nine counts Monday afternoon in a huge #MeToo victory. Multiple witnesses said the 54-year-old singer, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, had forced them to obey brutal and perverse whims as minors in a scheme that stretched back more than two decades. He will not be sentenced until next May.

Crime and reprimand – The Labor conference will hear today that the Conservatives have been “Soft on crime, soft on the causes of crime”. Shadow Home Secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds will announce community policing policies, in part based on video doorbells and WhatsApp groups, and a crackdown on antisocial behavior that the Labor Party would implement in government. David Lammy, the shadow attorney general, has defended Angela Rayner for calling the Conservative government “scum” at the conference, saying that Conservatives should put their house in order before criticizing Labor for the “fruity” language.

Diabetes in jeans – People are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes if they They don’t fit in the jeans they wore at 21according to Roy Taylor, a professor at Newcastle University and an expert on the disease. Taylor has recounted how study participants with type 2 diabetes but a “normal” body mass index (BMI) followed an 800-calorie daily diet of soups and smoothies. Eight out of 12 managed to “get rid” of their type 2 by losing 10% to 15% of their body weight. Taylor said the results, while preliminary, “show very clearly that diabetes is not caused by obesity but by being too heavy for your own body … If you can’t wear the same size pants now, you are carrying too much fat and, therefore, at risk of developing type 2 diabetes, even if you are not overweight ”.

Don’t pee on the eels – Scientists have found enough illegal drugs in the Whitelake River to harm rare aquatic wildlife due to public urination at the Glastonbury festival site. After the 2019 festival, the amount of MDMA was 104 times higher downstream than upstream from the site, rising to levels that could harm the life cycle of the European eel, a protected species. The cocaine concentration was 40 times higher downstream, although it is not harmful to aquatic life. Ahead of the 2019 festival, Glastonbury organizers launched a campaign, Don’t Pee on the Land, to raise awareness of the environmental damage caused by public urination at Worthy Farm. The organizers have said they are happy to continue working with the researchers.

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Lunchtime Reading: Life at the Meat Grinder

Meat companies across Europe have been hiring thousands of workers through fake subcontractors, agencies and cooperatives at lower wages and conditions, a Guardian investigation found. Workers, officials and labor experts have described how the £ 190 billion European meat industry has become a global access point for outsourced labor.

A slaughterhouse in Romania
A slaughterhouse in Romania. Photography: Shutterstock

The Guardian has uncovered evidence of a two-tier employment system, with workers subjected to poor wages and conditions to meet the meat industry’s need for a renewable source of hyper-flexible and underpaid workers. A floating cohort of workers, many of whom are migrants, earn between 40% and 50% less than personnel employed directly in the same factories. Read some of their stories.


the London marathon could leave the BBC for the first time in its 40-year history after the event’s director, Hugh Brasher, revealed that he was in talks with other broadcasters. Manchester City will have more chances to enjoy in Paris, with the “PlayStation team” of hosts however, it must become more than a balance sheet success story. For the Brighton fans who stayed long after the final whistle, this was a night they will surely never forget. As the clock ticked off the fifth minute of stoppage time until Wilfried Zaha’s fifth goal in his last five matches against bitter rivals Crystal Palace, Neal Maupay’s deft finish to the final kick of the game somehow rescued a point for the Graham Potter team. In the women’s Super League, Is Manchester United lagging behind? Eidevall’s plans pay off for Arsenal, while Brighton’s brief tenure at the top has ended.

Immediately after a record defeat by the United States, Europe’s players were probably delighted that there are two years to go before another Ryder Cup. The flip side is that it is a short period to implement a changing of the guard. Steve Stricker’s team, which attacked Europe 19-9, had an average age of 26. Europe, at 35, looked geriatric by comparison. The European Super League continues to pose “a continuing existential threat to the foundations and future of European football”, Uefa has warned, as an aggressive legal action originally initiated by the 12 separatist clubs continues to challenge their structure.


Asian stocks have fallen mainly amid concerns about energy shortage in China and after a mixed finish on Wall Street. Futures trading predicts that the FTSE will open flat to a few more points. The pound is worth $ 1,370 and € 1,172 at time of writing.

The papers

Our guardian The print edition leads with “Brexit to blame for UK fuel crisis, says frontrunner to succeed Merkel.” Below, Labor conference news: Keir Starmer’s shadow employment secretary, Andy McDonald, has been charged with sabotage after he resigned in protest on the failure of the leadership to support a minimum wage of £ 15 an hour, adding a setback that the party was “more divided than ever”. His colleagues said the move was designed to outshine a £ 28bn green spending pledge.

Guardian cover, September 28, 2021
The Guardian cover, September 28, 2021

Moving on to the fuel crisis, and the Telegraph has “Priority at the dispensers for key workers” that Mirror and Times Let’s say it should be allowed to “fill first”. the I says “The Army was called in to address the UK fuel crisis”, which could be seen as exaggerating the situation. the Subway It advances the story quite well with “Great Britain Returns On Board” as people turn to trains and buses.

the Financial times offers “The frenzy to buy fuel puts health services at risk, warn doctors.” “Tail of what?” – That’s it Sun, which says motorists are confused about what the government is doing regarding the situation. But let’s not question the conservative officialdom: the Fast instead, he shames the fuel companies for their high prices, honking loudly: “How dare you make money off the misery?” the Mail he continues his smart highway safety campaign with “Boris orders proper investigation,” which inadvertently casts a bit of a shadow over the newspaper’s own investigation.


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