Tuesday 21 February 2017

Friday February 17 diary

Published 17/02/2017 | 00:06

Good morning from the Press Association. Here is the diary for Friday February 17

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:: BA cabin crew strike. Members of Unite stage another strike over pay.

LONDON: Defence due to start in trial of Trevor Timon for the murder of banker Oliver Dearlove. The Old Bailey, 32 Old Bailey, London, EC4M 7EH.

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LONDON: Disciplinary hearing for barrister who harassed vulnerable woman. Sanjay Roy, of Luton, Bedfordshire, to face disciplinary tribunal after pleading guilty to putting a woman in fear of violence by harassment. Roy is said to have beaten the victim with a belt buckle, poured iced water on her head and made her call him "master" during a violent and abusive relationship. He was handed an 18-month suspended sentence. 9 Gray's Inn Square, London, WC1R 5JD. 0203 432 7350.

MUNICH: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will attend the 53rd edition of the Munich Security conference. MoD 02072187907, FCO 02070083100.

LONDON: London Fashion Week. Various venues. http://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk/

MAIDSTONE: Man in court following the collapse of pedestrian bridge over the M20 motorway. Kent Police were called at 12.07pm on Saturday August 27 to a report that a bridge had collapsed between junctions four and three on the London-bound carriageway of the M20. A 63-year-old man from Darlington was issued with a summons on January 13 to appear before Maidstone Magistrates' Court on February 17, charged with dangerous driving, causing serious injury by dangerous driving and three counts of criminal damage, Kent Police said. Maidstone Magistrates' Court, Palace Ave, Maidstone, ME15 6LL. 01622 671041.

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LINCOLN: MOVED TO MAY 17: Ejector seat manufacturer in court following death of Red Arrows pilot. Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham died at RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire, in 2011, after his ejector seat initiated while his Hawk jet remained on the ground. Martin Baker Aircraft Ltd are being prosecuted for an alleged breach of health and safety law. Lincoln Crown Court, The Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3GA.

LONDON: NOT SITTING Inquests continue into the deaths of 30 Britons in the Tunisia beach terror attack. The full inquests into the deaths of the 30 Britons in the terrorist attack on the beach in Sousse, Tunisia continue. The hearings are expected to last six to eight weeks. The Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL.

NEWCASTLE: NOW ON FEB 27 - Woman on trial accused of owning dog that attacked children in a playground. Claire Neal is charged with owning a dog dangerously out of control that injured 12 people on Burns Avenue in Blyth, Northumberland. Newcastle Crown Court.

LONDON: Prince Harry to attend England rugby team open training session. The training day is an opportunity for England Rugby to thank the rugby community for their continued support, including young people from various RFU youth programmes. Prince Harry will join these young people as they watch the England team prepare for their next RBS 6 Nations match. Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7BA.

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LONDON: The Tattoo Collective showcase for British and Irish tattoo art. 150 of tattoo artists will be on view practising their art. Runs until February 19. The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London, E1 6QR. Roland Hyams, roland@workhardpr.com.

BOLTON: Ukip spring conference. Macron Stadium, Bolton, BL6 6SF. Ukip press office 0203 771 2395 press@ukip.org.

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0915 COVENTRY: Headteachers "Trojan Horse" misconduct hearing continues. Five former senior teachers employed by Park View Educational Trust are before a NCTL misconduct panel The hearing for Monzoor Hussain, Lindsey Clark, Razwan Faraz, Arshad Hussain and Hardeep Saini has been adjourned since last year. The hearing is expected to include legal argument regarding a proposal to allow the parties' lawyers to know the identities of whistle-blowers who spoke anonymously to the Clarke Report into the so-called "Trojan Horse" scandal in Birmingham. 53-55 Butts Road, Coventry.

0930: NHS England publishes A&E statistics for the week ending February 12.

0930 LONDON: Tony Blair keynote speech, with Q&A, at Open Britain event. Central London venue to be given to accredited media. Will Cousins, will.cousins@open-britain.co.uk.

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1000 GLASGOW: Harry Clarke to appear in court on charges under the Road Traffic Act. They relate to alleged driving offences in 2015. Glasgow Sheriff Court.

1000 LONDON: Mention hearing ahead of trial of three men accused of being involved in the burglary of a high-end Mayfair jewellers. Terry Perkins and Daniel Jones are charged with the burglary of Chatila jewellers in Old Bond Street. Charles Matthews is charged with handling stolen goods. It is alleged that £1 million worth of goods were taken during the 2010 raid. Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds (off Battlebridge Lane), Southwark, London, SE1 2HU.

1000 LONDON: Protest on the first day of London Fashion Week by animal rights group PETA. Three models, dressed in lingerie and crocodile masks, will brandish signs declaring "Cruelty to Crocodiles Unmasked" and "Animals Die for Exotic Skins" 180 The Strand, London, WC2R 1EA. Olivia Jordan, 020 7837 6327, extension 229 / OliviaJ@peta.org.uk.

1000 LONDON: Second inquest into gangster's death at businessman's house. Stephen Akinyemi was shot dead at the home of businessman Arran Coghlan in February 2010. Coroner Nicholas Rheinberg expressed doubts at Mr Coghlan's version of events at the first inquest in 2011, and recorded an open verdict. Mr Coghlan was initially charged with murder, but the charge was later dropped by the CPS. Mr Coghlan, formerly of Alderley Edge, Cheshire, has been cleared of three separate underworld murders. The Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London, WC2A 2LL.

1000 LONDON: Sentencing of woman who assaulted her brother's partner, who he met on Match.com. Mandy Leacock pleaded guilty to assault causing actual bodily harm, including pulling the woman's hair and using bleach on her. Her brother Colin, who was cleared of rape and assault, met the woman online and she moved in with him. Southwark Crown Court, 1 English Grounds (off Battlebridge Lane), Southwark, London, SE1 2HU.

1000 LONDON: Sotheby's photo- call for major works by Louise Bourgeois and Yayoi Kusama ahead of the first joint London exhibition dedicated to the artists. Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, 31 Street. George Street, London, W1S 2FJ. Hanae Rebelo, Hanae.Rebelo@sothebys.com.

1000 SHEFFIELD: Teenager due to appear in court accused of murdering 16-year-old Leonne Weeks. Shea Peter Heeley, 18, of Doe Quarry Lane, Dinnington, is charged with the murder of the teenage girl, whose body was found in the south Yorkshire town on January 16. In custody. Sheffield Crown Court, The Law Courts, 50 West Bar, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S3 8PH.

1000 NOTTINGHAM: Three youths due in court charged with three bank robberies and three attempted bank robberies. Hakeem Stewart, 18, of Palmerston Gardens, St Ann's, Muhallab Elhaghany, 18, of Sherwin Walk, St Ann's and a 17-year-old youth who is also from Nottingham were charged after robberies and attempted robberies in banks across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Nottingham Crown Court, 60 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EL.

1100 LONDON: Investiture ceremony. Recipients include historian Antony Beevor, hockey stars Kate Richardson-Walsh and Helen Richardson-Walsh, Rio Team GB head Mark England, Rio Paralympic team head Penny Briscoe, artist Ryan Gander and Paralympic swimmers Claire Cashmore, Stephanie Millward, Eleanor Robinson, Susannah Rodgers, Hannah Russell and Alice Tai. Buckingham Palace, Buckingham Gate, London, SW1A 1AA.

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1400: Prime Minister Theresa May will host French prime minister Bernard Cazeneuve for bilateral discussions. 10 Downing Street, London, SW1A 2AA. Downing Street 02079304433.

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1430 CLYDEBANK: Funeral for Cameron Logan who died in New Year's Day fire. Media attending asked to remain at a discreet distance from the venue with no access inside. Clydebank Crematorium, Mountblow Rd. Police Scotland press office 01786 895 980.

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PARLIAMENT

In recess until Monday.

HIGH COURT

No events.

CITY

No events scheduled.

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