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Tate Modern attacker given extra jail term for assaulting hospital staff

Jonty Bravery, 19, who threw boy off balcony at gallery, receives 14 weeks for attacks at Broadmoor

A teenager who threw a six-year-old boy from the viewing platform of the Tate Modern has been jailed for another 14 weeks after admitting attacking Broadmoor hospital staff.

Jonty Bravery, 19, punched a nursing assistant, Sarah Edwards, in the head and face before pulling her hair, after she said she was going to clean his room. He then bit Maxwell King, a rehabilitation therapist assistant, on his finger after he came to his colleague’s aid.

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Essex lorry deaths: two found guilty over manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese people

People-smugglers convicted of manslaughter and of conspiring to transport migrants

Two people-smugglers have been found guilty of 39 counts of manslaughter for the suffocation of 39 Vietnamese people as they were being shipped in a sealed refrigeration trailer across the Channel in October last year.

Gheorghe Nica, 43, and Eamonn Harrison, 24, have been found guilty at the Old
Bailey of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese men, women and children who
suffocated as they were smuggled into Britain in a lorry trailer.

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