By Angus Randall

Thursday 30 May 2019

Thursday 30 May 2019

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House

Man dies after setting himself on fire near White House

A man has died in hospital after setting himself ablaze in front of tourists outside the White House in Washington D.C.

John Cleese says comments on London ‘culturalist’ not racist

John Cleese says comments on London ‘culturalist’ not racist

Comedian John Cleese has defended his comments about London, arguing they were "culturalist" rather than racist.

Liberal Democrat coalition with Conservatives or Labour ‘impossible’

Liberal Democrat coalition with Conservatives or Labour ‘impossible’

Former Liberal Democrat cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey has ruled out a coalition with both Labour and the Conservative Party if he becomes the new party leader.

Wednesday 29 May 2019

Wednesday 29 May 2019

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Nicola Sturgeon and Sajid Javid in Twitter spat over independence

Nicola Sturgeon and Sajid Javid in Twitter spat over independence

The SNP leader and Tory leadership hopeful have clashed over the issue of Scottish independence.

Teen who egged senator donates £55k to Christchurch victims

Teen who egged senator donates £55k to Christchurch victims

An Australian teen who achieved global notoriety when he hit a senator with an egg has donated £55,000 to the victims of the Christchurch terrorist attacks.

London parcel bombs linked to 2014 letter bombs sent to Army

London parcel bombs linked to 2014 letter bombs sent to Army

Counter terrorism police investigating a series of parcel bombs sent to London and Glasgow in March have linked the bombs to similar devices sent five years ago.

Harry Potter crowned most inspirational children’s book character

Harry Potter crowned most inspirational children’s book character

J.K Rowling’s boy wizard has been named the most inspirational children’s book character – beating fellow Hogwarts student Hermione Granger to the top spot.

James Cleverly: 'I would be a better leader' than Boris Johnson

James Cleverly: 'I would be a better leader' than Boris Johnson

The junior Brexit minister James Cleverly has become the eleventh contender to join the Conservative Party leadership race.

'Sexist' garage ad banned for demeaning women

'Sexist' garage ad banned for demeaning women

A “sexist” ad that appeared in a premium car magazine has been banned for objectifying women.

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Tuesday 28 May 2019

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

Alastair Campbell's Labour expulsion: How the internet reacted

MPs, Labour supporters and political commentators have aired their views online after Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell was expelled from the Labour Party.

Dame Margaret Hodge brands Labour antisemitism probe 'depressing'

Dame Margaret Hodge brands Labour antisemitism probe 'depressing'

A human rights watchdog has launched a formal investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish".

Brexit Party's David Bull: ‘There’s no leadership in this country’

Brexit Party's David Bull: ‘There’s no leadership in this country’

The Brexit Party remains “open to talking about a deal”, according to their newly-elected MEP Dr David Bull.

Friday 24 May 2019

Friday 24 May 2019

Sculptor defends George Best statue

Sculptor defends George Best statue

The creator of a bronze statue of George Best that was ridiculed on social media has defended his work.

Mark Francois Theresa May

Mark Francois: May was 'the architect of her downfall'

Mark Francois: May was 'the architect of her downfall'

One of the constant critics of outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has called her resignation “a very sad occasion”.

David Mellor

David Mellor: Theresa May had 'no leadership capability whatsoever'

David Mellor: Theresa May had 'no leadership capability whatsoever'

Theresa May was never a leader in the way the public “would expect a leader to be”, according to former Tory cabinet member David Mellor.

Thursday 23 May 2019

Thursday 23 May 2019

Tory leadership candidates 'unsuitable' to be PM

Tory leadership candidates 'unsuitable' to be PM

Few of the Tory MPs considering a bid for the leadership have the “qualities” to be prime minister, according to Conservative MP Sir David Amess.

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Dogs, cats and a rogue goat bring joy outside polling stations

Regardless of who wins the European elections, pets at polling stations are ahead in the polls.

Bob Seely: Johnson, Hunt and Gove will be last contenders standing

Bob Seely: Johnson, Hunt and Gove will be last contenders standing

Boris Johnson, Michael Gove and Jeremy Hunt will be the last hopefuls standing in any Tory leadership battle, according to MP Bob Seely.

Rats will 'thrive' in face of environmental destruction, study says

Rats will 'thrive' in face of environmental destruction, study says

Rats and rodents are likely to thrive as a result of environmental destruction, according to researchers at the University of Southampton.

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Rachel Gibson from Lowestoft Library with the book

'Embarrassed' reader returns library book after 52 years

'Embarrassed' reader returns library book after 52 years

A Suffolk library has received a £100 cheque to cover an overdue fine for a book returned 52 years late.

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