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British Prime Minister Theresa May called Monday for greater effort to stamp out "abuses of power" in public life amid what she called troubling allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in U.K. politics.
May and leaders of the other parties in Parliament agreed to set up a grievance procedure for everybody working in Parliament Cheap Air Max Vapormax Outlet , and to replace an existing complaints phone line with a face-to-face service.
"I think if this hasn't happened to you it's difficult to appreciate the impact that being a victim of this sort of behavior can have — it simply has a lasting impact on people," May said after meeting Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the annual Confederation of British Industry annual conference in London Monday Nov. 6, 2017. May is calling for a new "culture of respect" in public life amid spreading allegations of sexual harassment and abuse in British politics. The scandal has already triggered the resignation of the country's defense secretary, an investigation of May's deputy and the suspension by their parties of several Conservative and Labour lawmakers.(John StillwellPA via AP)
"And we need to do more to stop these abuses of power."
Since revelations emerged about Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, researchers Cheap Air Max 2018 Outlet , staff and journalists working in British politics have begun to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse and harassment by lawmakers and officials in Parliament. In several cases, they have accused political parties of failing to take action and even discouraging victims from going to police.
The claims have ranged from unwanted touching and suggestive emails to allegations of rape.
The scandal has already triggered the resignation of the country's defense secretary, an investigation of May's deputy and the suspension by their parties of several Conservative and Labour lawmakers.
UK defense quit over sex scandal
Both May's Conservatives and the Labour opposition have set up new measures to deal with allegations of wrongdoing, but May has said she wants a cross-Parliament approach to provide consistency for all workers.
She said the fact that abuses "have taken place here at our seat of democracy should be a matter of shame for us all."
As allegations continue to emerge, Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Sunday the torrent of abuse revelations marked a "watershed moment" in British politics and could result in a "clear out" of offenders.
MADRID Cheap Air Max 2017 Outlet , Nov. 2 (Xinhua) -- Spanish state prosecutor asked judge on Thursday afternoon to issue European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who was in Brussels currently.
The request for the arrest warrant also included former Catalan ministers Antoni Comin, Meritxell Serret, Lluis Puig and Clara Ponsati, who all remained in Belgium with Puigdemont after travelling from Barcelona last Friday.
The writ explains that Puigdemont has "publicly stated his intention of not appearing in court and has requested Cheap Air Max Outlet , as have Antonio Comin and Meritxell Serret, to address the court via video-conference, without offering any information about their location".
"In light of these events, the court is called upon to order a national and international search and arrest warrant," the Spanish Prosecutors office said in a statement.
Bail of 50 Cheap Nike Air Max Vapormax Mens ,000 euros (58,368 U.S. dollars) was requested for former Catalan minister Santi Vila, who resigned from his office a day before the independence declaration was made.
Also on Thursday, eight former members of Puigdemont's deposed government, including his former deputy Oriol Junqueras Cheap Nike Air Max 2018 Mens , appeared in Spain's High Court in Madrid, to answer questions from judge High Court Carmen Lamela.
Puigdemont and four more former ministers opted to remain in Brussels insisting they would not get a fair hearing in what was a "political trial".
Puigdemont's lawyer Paul Bekeart told reporters that the climate in Spain was "not good. It is better to have some distance", but insisted that if asked, his client would "cooperate with Spanish and Belgian justice".
However, Spanish prosecutors are against Puigdemont being allowed to testify by video-conference.
"When someone doesn't appear after being cited by a judge to testify Cheap Nike Air Max 2017 Mens , in Spain or any other EU country, normally an arrest warrant is issued," said Carlos Lesmes, Spain's Supreme Court President.
Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday in Atlanta. Photo: AFP
The Cleveland Cavaliers punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals on Sunday, holding off a desperate Hawks team 100-99 in -Atlanta to complete a sweep of their second-round playoff series.
Kevin Love scored 27 points and tied his career high with eight three--pointers to help Cleveland wrap up the 4-0 series victory.
The Cavs Cheap Nike Air Max Mens , who fell to the Golden State Warriors in last year's NBA Finals, will play either Toronto or Miami for a chance to return to the championship series.
Kyrie Irving scored 21 points and handed out eight assists. James added 21 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists - and came up big defensively on Atlanta's final possession.
The Cavaliers were up 100-99 with 10 seconds to play when James tied up Atlanta's German point guard Dennis Schroder on a drive inside the paint.
James won the ensuing jump ball as Cleveland held on for the win.
Once again Cleveland were on fire from three-point range. They hit 16 three--pointers on Sunday, 10 in the first half, taking their tally for the final three games of the series to 62.
Schroder Cheap Air Max Vapormax Mens , who finished with 21 points, led a balanced Hawks attack, with five Atlanta players scoring in double figures.
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