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Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday, May 2, 2019

Students said Noah Carl's work on race and intelligence "legitimised racist stereotypes"

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

Toby Young defends academic fired for 'racist' research

An academic has been fired from a fellowship at a Cambridge University college for allegedly conducting “racist” research, but The Spectator's Toby Young says it was simply because he was a "Conservative".

Two-thirds of Britons agree there is a climate emergency

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

Extinction Rebellion lawyer: Children 'unlikely to have a good future'

A lawyer for activist group Extinction Rebellion has claimed unless action is taken on climate change, children are "unlikely to have a good future".

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Huawei access to 5G may make UK ‘vulnerable to cyber-attack’

Colonel Bob Stewart has said that allow Chinese company Huawei to bid for contracts for the new 5G network could make the UK “vulnerable to cyber-attack”.

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Gerald Howarth: PM ‘responsible for damaging national security’

Sir Gerald Howarth, a former defence minister, has said that the prime minister was more “responsible for damaging national security” than Gavin Williamson who was sacked on Wednesday evening.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Matthew

Matthew Wright on his stalker: 'I don't want her to be nicked for it'

Matthew Wright on his stalker: 'I don't want her to be nicked for it'

The talkRADIO presenter has opened up about being stalked, which he says has left his wife feeling "under threat".

Corbyn accuses May of ‘completely failing’ to tackle ‘injustices’

Corbyn slams PM for 'completely failing' to tackle 'injustices'

Corbyn slams PM for 'completely failing' to tackle 'injustices'

The Labour leader accused Theresa May’s government of “completely failing” to tackle “burning injustices” during a heated Prime Minister's Questions.

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

Former Olympian calls for trans division in sport

A former Olympic swimmer has spoken out about the need for a fairer playing field when competing against trans sportswomen.

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Corbyn criticised for endorsing book claiming Jews control banks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews.

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital was ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Norman Lamb: Gosport hospital scandal ‘an establishment cover up’

Former Health Minister Norman Lamb has said that there was “an extraordinary establishment cover up” at the Gosport War Memorial Hospital, as police begin a criminal investigation.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress calls for 'zero tolerance of all hate'

Disabled actress Samantha Renke became the target of trolls after openly supporting a petition to make online abuse a criminal offence.

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Kate Hoey: Labour to end up with ‘carefully crafted Brexit fudge’

Brexiteer Kate Hoey has said that the Labour Party will end up with a “carefully crafted fudge” on the issue of Brexit if they try to keep all sides of the party happy.

University of Cambridge investigating historic links to slavery

Cambridge University investigating historic links to slavery

Cambridge University investigating historic links to slavery

The University of Cambridge has said it will investigate how it benefited from and contributed to the slave trade in a bid to "acknowledge its role during that dark phase of human history".

Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

Sadiq Khan

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

'We see you as allies' Sadiq Khan tells Extinction Rebellion

The London Mayor met with the climate change activists after they staged a 10-day protest in the capital.

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Labour ‘not walking the talk’ despite call for climate emergency

Jonathan Bartley, the co-leader Green Party, has said that he welcomes Labour’s call for a vote to declare a climate emergency.

Fracking tsar: Stop getting 'hysterical' about fracking

Fracking tsar: Stop getting 'hysterical' about fracking

The government's former shale gas commissioner said ministers had taken too much notice of the "environment lobby" when forming their fracking policies.

5G network will be ‘extremely important to run everything’ in UK

5G network ‘extremely important for running everything’ in UK

5G network ‘extremely important for running everything’ in UK

The former Head of the National Counter Terrorism Security Office has said that the 5G network will be “extremely important to run everything”.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Friday, April 26, 2019

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

XR protests put climate 'crisis' at centre of media agenda

A climate change activist has said that the Extinction Rebellion protests have put the “crisis of climate breakdown at the heart of the media agenda”.

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes, says MP

Media are ‘sexing up’ claims of SNP disputes, says MP

An SNP MP has said that there are not “any disputes” within the SNP and that it is simply the media “trying to sex up the story”.

Old hands

Lord True: 'There's too much ageism in our society'

Lord True: 'There's too much ageism in our society'

The Conservative peer defended a report by his committee which suggests age-related benefits should be scrapped.

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Image released of 'stocky' man police say is Lyra McKee's killer

Police investigating the murder of journalist Lyra McKee in Londonderry have called for the public's assistance in identifying a short, stocky suspect they believe is responsible for her death.

Jo Johnson

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Jo Johnson: We must look at students as a 'great national asset'

Former universities minister Jo Johnson has claimed he will propose changes to the upcoming immigration bill to help increase revenue from international students.

Change UK

Sarah Wollaston urges public to 'bear with' Change UK

Sarah Wollaston urges public to 'bear with' Change UK

The MP asked people to "bear with" the new party, after two of its candidates were dropped over offensive tweets.

Theresa May

Peter Bone: 'We can't move forward until Theresa May goes'

Peter Bone: 'We can't move forward until Theresa May goes'

The Conservative MP said he wanted the Prime Minister to step down "straight away".

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Huawei leak a 'disgrace'

Sir Malcolm Rifkind: Huawei leak a 'disgrace'

The former defence secretary said he agreed with the cabinet's "fierce" reaction to a leak of secret discussions by the UK's top national security body.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

Digital Secretary: Criminal probe into leaked Huawei talks 'possible'

The digital secretary has told MPs a criminal investigation into how the secret discussions of the National Security Council were leaked has not been ruled out.

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

‘We have to do more than signing petitions’ to stop climate change

The chief executive of Friends of the Earth has said that he supports the Extinction Rebellion protests in London because people “have to do more than just signing petitions” to stop climate change.

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: 'Fake news' a contributor to vaccine refusal

Matt Hancock: 'Fake news' a contributor to vaccine refusal

The health secretary has warned that "fake news" about vaccinations on social media is leading to increased vaccine rejection.

Nicky Morgan

Triggering leadership contest would be 'height of self-indulgence'

Triggering leadership contest would be 'height of self-indulgence'

Nicky Morgan has urged fellow politicians to stop "setting about" the leadership of the Conservative Party.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Feminist campaigners accused of secretly filming strippers

Feminist campaigners accused of secretly filming strippers

Feminist campaigners are being accused of secretly filming dancers in legal strip clubs in a bid to try and shut them down.

CJ de Mooi

CJ de Mooi: 'I don’t know how long I’ve got left'

CJ de Mooi: 'I don’t know how long I’ve got left'

Former Eggheads quizzer CJ de Mooi has said he has been left "very vulnerable" after fighting ongoing legal battles.

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media ‘a cesspit’, says Labour MP

Social media sites are "a cesspit" and systems to monitor offensive content are not working, an MP has claimed.

Diane Abbott

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

Diane Abbott to Extinction Rebellion: 'You've done an amazing job'

The shadow home secretary told climate change activists they had done an "amazing job" in drawing people's attention to the "climate emergency".

Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

Iain Duncan Smith 'sad' about Ann Widdecombe joining Brexit Party

The former Conservative Party leader said he was "really sad" to see the "formidable force" join the Brexit Party.

Donald Trump

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: UK will regret offering Trump a state visit

Lloyd Russell-Moyle: UK will regret offering Trump a state visit

The Labour MP said the UK will come to "regret" inviting Donald Trump for a state visit.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ Tony Long walked from London to Bristol to raise awareness about the impact mental health has on those who are homeless.

Father attacked after sharing photo of daughter with Down Syndrome

Father attacked after sharing photo of daughter with Down Syndrome

Father attacked after sharing photo of daughter with Down Syndrome

Jason Kneen received abuse after sharing a photo of his four-year-daughter Rosie, who has Down Syndrome, on social media.

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Nigel Evans MP: ‘We need a new leadership contest’

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has said that he wants to see Theresa May step down as prime minister and a new leadership contest to take place “as soon as possible”.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday, April 18, 2019

David Davies: Climate protests stop people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Climate protests stopping people ‘earning daily crust’

Conservative MP David Davies has said that the climate change protests in London are stopping people from getting into London and “earning a daily crust”.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Nazi salute photo 'perpetuates myth footballers are stupid’

Nazi salute case 'perpetuates myth footballers are stupid’

Nazi salute case 'perpetuates myth footballers are stupid’

The former owner of Crystal Palace has said that there was “no reason” why Wayne Hennessey would not have known what he was doing after being pictured making a gesture similar to a Nazi salute.

Union Jack

War veteran 'ordered' to take down Union Jack flag

War veteran 'ordered' to take down Union Jack flag

A Gulf War veteran who flew a Union Jack flag in his garden says he has been ordered to take it down after a neighbour complained.

Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionist comments

Labour MP Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionism comments

Labour MP Richard Burgon ‘willingly lied’ over Zionism comments

The Editor of the Jewish Chronicle has accused the shadow cabinet minister of “willingly lying” after he denied he had said Zionism was “the enemy of peace”.

Man found guilty of attacking four officers after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

Student guilty of knife attack on police after fake 999 call

A university drop-out has been found guilty of a knife attack on four police officers after they responded to a fake 999 call. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Advert

Women hit out at 'unnerving' cervical screening campaign

Women hit out at 'unnerving' cervical screening campaign

A Public Health England campaign featuring a texting cervix has been branded "unnerving" by women online.

Boy racers receive parking fines worth £13,000 after meet-up

Boy racers rack up £13,000 parking fines

Boy racers rack up £13,000 parking fines

A group of motorists have been felt with £13,000 worth of parking fines for overstaying the maximum limit in a supermarket car park.

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

Mark Francois will fight for Brexit despite ‘naughty’ name calling

The deputy chairman of the European Research Group has said that “naughty names” will not stop the ERG after Labour MP David Lammy defended comparing the group to the Nazi party.

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

Climate protesters are ‘ordinary people who need to be heard’

The deputy leader of the Green Party has said that environmental protesters, who continue to disrupted traffic in London, are “ordinary people who need to be heard”.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Monday, April 15, 2019

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

Dawn Butler defends David Lammy over Nazi party remark

The shadow women’s minister has defended fellow Labour MP David Lammy after he refused to back down for comparing the European Research Group to the Nazi party.

Shell

Environmental activists vandalise Shell's London headquarters

Environmental activists vandalise Shell's London headquarters

Activists from the group Extinction Rebellion have vandalised the offices of oil giant Shell during a day of protests across the capital.

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to ‘shut down’ London

Environmental protesters have threatened to bring London to a standstill as they attempt to disrupt some of the capital's busiest areas and force the government to declare a climate emergency.

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Dominic Grieve: PM’s departure may not ‘make any difference’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that Theresa May stepping down as prime minister would not “make any difference” to the outcome of Brexit.

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen: David Lammy ‘not the sharpest tool in the box’

Andrew Bridgen, a member of the European Research Group, has described David Lammy as “not the sharpest tool in the box” after the Labour MP defended comparing the ERG to the Nazi party.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Anne Widdecombe

Anne Widdecombe: 'There's no argument for positive discrimination'

Anne Widdecombe: 'There's no argument for positive discrimination'

The former politician said jobs should be given to candidates based on merit alone, and not on "gender, sexual orientation, colour and age".

Diane Abbott

'Absolutely shameful' for Diane Abbott to defend Assange

'Absolutely shameful' for Diane Abbott to defend Assange

Political activist Ava Etemadzadeh condemned the Labour MP's comments defending the controversial whistleblower.

Kate Hoey accuses PM of ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Kate Hoey: Theresa May running a ‘mini-dictatorship’

Labour MP Kate Hoey has accused Theresa May of running a “mini-dictatorship” and called for her to resign.

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell: ‘Julian Assange published the truth’

Peter Tatchell has defended Julian Assange and insisted he published the "truth”.

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