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Council leader facing bullying and sexual harassment allegations, including the sending of an explicit video via WhatsApp, is suspended from the Labour party.

Questions over why a private school music teacher was allowed to carry on teaching with just a warning, after kissing and ‘flirting’ with a young pupil.

So. Farewell ‘Stabber’ Watson, as local press omit all reference to council leader’s trial from tributes following his death.

The councillor who provided a reference for a taxi driver with 19 criminal convictions survives a no confidence vote thanks to party colleagues.

Consultants were paid £75,000 to suggest the county’s economy should focus on, er, Poldark and pasties.

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