A 24-year-old Oxford medical student has escaped jail after stabbing her boyfriend in the leg with a bread knife in a drink and drug-fuelled rage. Lavinia Woodward's case gained considerable attention after a judge hinted she shouldn't go to prison because of her promising future as a surgeon. Today she was handed a 10-month jail term at Oxford Crown Court, suspended for 18 months.
President Trump has been accused of declaring war by North Korea's foreign minister, who has told New York reporters that his country reserves the right to shoot down US bombers. This comes in response to Trump's recent UN speech in which he threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea before symbolically ramping up US travel restrictions on visitors from the nation.
Sadiq Khan has asked London's transport regulator to meet with Uber after the boss of the taxi-hailing app apologised for shortcomings that led to the firm losing its license to operate in the capital. The Mayor said: "I welcome the apology from Dara Khosrowshahi, the Uber CEO. Obviously I am pleased that he has acknowledged the issues that Uber faces in London. Even though there is a legal process in place, I have asked TfL to make themselves available to meet with him."
Former congressman Anthony Weiner has been jailed for 21 months for sending a 15-year-old girl a string of sexually lewd text messages. The 53 year old is the estranged husband of Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin.