Border Modern Slavery

Former car wash employee was 'burned' and treated 'like a slave', jury hears

The ex-employee was left "burned" and scarred by his work, refused lunch breaks and treated "like a slave", a jury has heard.

Trio accused of car wash "modern slavery" crimes go on trial

Workers were allegedly deprived of breaks despite working up to 11 hours a day, and one spoke of being left with a weekly wage of just £10.

Two arrests in Cumbrian village as part of "modern slavery" probe

Two people have been arrested in a village near Penrith as part of a police investigation into alleged modern slavery offences.