London Bridge attack hero John Crilly proves prisoner rehabilitation is vital

An convicted murderer named John Crilly challenged the London Bridge terror attacker with a fire extinguisher despite knowing that Usman Khan was wearing what he believed was a live explosives vest. John Crilly told the BBC he was prepared to die to protect others and insists he is not a hero. The Leader podcast spoke to our Crime Correspondent Anthony France to discuss what John Crilly shows us about the importance of prisoner rehabilitation.

Boris Johnson has cast his vote - and took his dog Dilyn to the polling station. The Evening Standard today is urging everyone to make sure they vote.

It’s that time of year again where theatres across the UK host a variety of different Pantomimes to celebrate the Christmas period. Our theatre critic Nic Curtis visited the Palladium theatre last night to watch ‘Goldilocks And The Three Bears’ staring a host of stars including Julian Clary and Paul O’Grady. Nic tells the Leader podcast why it’s “indecently good fun”


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