Linda Smith

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Supporters listen as US president Donald Trump speaks at a rally  in Greenville, North Carolina. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty

It’s just past noon at Webb Custom Kitchen off Main Street in Gastonia and locals are beginning to file in for lunch at one of the best eateries in to(...)

Lockdown has been a time of unprecedented danger for people in abusive relationships. Photograph: iStock

In the beginning, he was everything Kate could have asked for in a partner. He was generous. He made her laugh. He would drive an hour just to pick he(...)

 Women’s Aid said it received up to 2,000 calls per month, which includes women seeking domestic violence refuges, one-to-one support or court accompaniment services. Photograph: iStock

Women will do “everything” to minimise emotional and physical violence they experience around Christmas time for the sake of their children, according(...)

 Ben Gilroy  apologised to the court and said his remarks were “out of character”. The clips on social media, the court heard, have been taken down. File photograph: Alan Betson

Anti-eviction campaigner Ben Gilroy has been given a one month suspended prison sentence after he admitted being in criminal contempt of court. The (...)

Victims of domestic violence have reported threats of rape and murder from partners and ex-partners via text and social media.

Efforts to bar perpetrators of domestic violence from contacting their victims online are welcome but may be difficult to enforce in practice, accordi(...)