By Angus Randall

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Amazon users gain new privacy controls after backlash

Amazon users gain new privacy controls after backlash

Amazon has responded to a privacy furore by giving users the option to prevent employees from listening to their private voice recordings.

Disgraced ex-MP Fiona Onasanya stuck off as a solicitor

Disgraced ex-MP Fiona Onasanya stuck off as a solicitor

The former Labour MP has been struck off as a solicitor for lying to avoid a speeding conviction.

easyJet asks passenger to delete image of ‘backless seats’

easyJet asks passenger to delete image of ‘backless seats’

The airline has faced condemnation after it asked a passenger to remove an image that showed a fellow flyer sitting in a backless seat.

Monday 5 August 2019

Monday 5 August 2019

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May talks were ‘soul destroying’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May talks were ‘soul destroying’

Nicola Sturgeon has said her conversations with Theresa May during her time as Prime Minister were “pretty soul destroying”.

Jon Snow cleared over 'white people' Brexit broadcast

Jon Snow cleared over 'white people' Brexit broadcast

The journalist has been cleared of breaching broadcast standards after he said he had “never seen so many white people in one place”.

Taxpayers’ Alliance slams death tax ‘revenue grab’

Taxpayers’ Alliance slams death tax ‘revenue grab’

The Taxpayers’ Alliance has accused Treasury of a “naked revenue grab” by increasing probate fees in some cases by more than 2,600 per cent.

Harry and Meghan ask Instagram users to be ‘forces for change’

Harry and Meghan ask Instagram users to be ‘forces for change’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have thrown their support behind 15 lesser-known causes on Instagram.

Friday 2 August 2019

Friday 2 August 2019

UKIP loses out to Monster Raving Loony Party in by-election

UKIP loses out to Monster Raving Loony Party in by-election

UKIP suffered defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, finishing last behind the satirical Monster Raving Loony Party.

Femi Oluwole: 'I won’t let Boris Johnson destroy our future'

Femi Oluwole: 'I won’t let Boris Johnson destroy our future'

The remain campaigner has delivered a letter to Boris Johnson that said he rejected “your Brexit, your values, and your lies”.

Reservoir dam on verge of collapse in 'critical' condition

Reservoir dam on verge of collapse in 'critical' condition

Engineers at a Derbyshire reservoir said they remain “concerned” a dam could burst and flood a nearby town with 1.3 million tonnes of water.

Battle of Britain 'hero' dies on his 100th birthday

Battle of Britain 'hero' dies on his 100th birthday

World War Two veteran Archie McInnes has died just hours after celebrating his 100th birthday.

New footage released in north London stabbing case

New footage released in north London stabbing case

Police have released new footage of the getaway car believed to have been driven by those who stabbed and killed a man in north London.

Arlene Foster: DUP will support Johnson despite by-election loss

Arlene Foster: DUP will support Johnson despite by-election loss

The DUP leader said the Conservatives' loss in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election does not affect her party's pledge to support the government.

Liberal Democrats cruise to Wales by-election victory

Liberal Democrats cruise to Wales by-election victory

Boris Johnson has been left with a working majority of just one after a major defeat in the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election in Wales.

Thursday 1 August 2019

Thursday 1 August 2019

Birth rate in England and Wales at 80 year low

Birth rate in England and Wales at 80 year low

The birth rate is the lowest it has been since records began in 1938.

Netherlands bans the burka

Netherlands bans the burka

A Dutch law banning face-covering clothing including the burka and niqab has come into force.

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Hunt for attacker who fractured soldier's skull

Police are urgently searching for a man who assaulted a uniformed soldier, fracturing his skull.

Kate Hoey: Boris Johnson has already made progress on the backstop

Kate Hoey: Boris Johnson has already made progress on the backstop

She said the Prime Minister's clear stance on the Irish backstop has “moved on” the issue since he took power.

Sajid Javid sets aside £2 billion for no-deal Brexit

Sajid Javid sets aside £2 billion for no-deal Brexit

The Chancellor has earmarked more than £2 billion to prepare for a no-deal Brexit in a major departure from his predecessor Philip Hammond.

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Porsche driver blocks fire station entrance in ‘wedding emergency’

Porsche driver blocks fire station entrance in ‘wedding emergency’

A Porsche driver has been reported to police after he parked his car in front of a fire station entrance for more than 30 minutes.

Sinn Fein: No-deal Brexit must trigger Ireland referendum

Sinn Fein: No-deal Brexit must trigger Ireland referendum

The party said a failure to hold a vote on Irish reunification in the event of a no-deal Brexit would be “unthinkable”.

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs environmentalists ‘doomsday cult’

Julia Hartley-Brewer dubs environmentalists ‘doomsday cult’

The talkRADIO host called climate change activists members of a “doomsday cult” in a fiery debate with Green Party peer Baroness Jenny Jones.

Kit Malthouse calls for increase in stop and search

Kit Malthouse calls for increase in stop and search

He said a rise in knife crime can be combatted with an increase in stop and search in concert with Boris Johnson’s police recruiting drive.

Boris Johnson dines with DUP in Northern Ireland to retain majority

Boris Johnson dines with DUP in Northern Ireland to retain majority

Boris Johnson has met with senior DUP figures in Northern Ireland in an effort to continue the deal keeping his government in power.

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