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Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday, April 29, 2019

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”.

Nigel Farage: EU elections ‘first step in political revolution'

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage: EU elections first step in political revolution

Nigel Farage has said that the European elections beginning on May 23 will be the “first step to attempting a political revolution”.

John Redwood is 'desperate to get our hands' on £39bn sent to EU

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

John Redwood 'desperate' to get EU money

Conservative MP John Redwood has said he is “desperate” to get the money the UK sends to Brussels as part of its EU membership.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Diane Abbott Assange

Diane Abbott defends Julian Assange

Diane Abbott defends Julian Assange

The politician claimed Julian Assange was being pursued because he "exposed wrongdoing" and not to protect "US national security".

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

Jacob Rees-Mogg: UKIP's ‘Tommy Robinson-style’ concerns me

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he is concerned about the “Tommy Robinson-style” UKIP has adopted in the run up to the European elections.

Sammy Wilson: Changing leader could give different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

Sammy Wilson: New PM could provide different Brexit outcome

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said that a change in prime minister could provide a “different outcome” in the EU negotiations.

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Dominic Grieve: ‘People in a democracy can change their minds’

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said that Remain would have to be an option in a second referendum because “people in a democracy are allowed to change their minds”.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

Twelve Institutes of Technology created to ‘address skill needs’

The education secretary has set up 12 Institutes of Technology across the country to “address the skill needs of businesses”.

Ian Blackford

Ian Blackford accuses PM of making 'backroom deal' with Corbyn

Ian Blackford accuses PM of making 'backroom deal' with Corbyn

Ian Blackford accused the two party leaders of cooking up a "backroom deal" by holding cross-party talks on Brexit.

Damian Hinds says parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Damian Hinds: Parents should be consulted over LGBT lessons

Headteachers have been told consultation does not mean parents have the right to veto parts of the new relationships and sex education curriculum.

Bill Cash MP brands Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

Tory MP Bill Cash: Brexit delay ‘total travesty’

The member of the European Scrutiny Committee has said that the further extension of Article 50 is a “complete and total travesty of constitutional arrangements”.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Ducklings

Waitrose pulls 'racist' chocolate ducks from sale

Waitrose pulls 'racist' chocolate ducks from sale

The supermarket chain was accused of racism after labelling its dark chocolate ducks 'ugly' on packaging.

Justice secretary announces “long overdue” changes to divorces laws

Justice secretary announces 'long overdue' changes to divorce laws

Justice secretary announces 'long overdue' changes to divorce laws

David Gauke has said the new divorce laws are “long overdue” as the justice secretary announced they were taking out “an element that drives up animosity”.

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

Owen Paterson urges Theresa May to 'move aside’

The former environment secretary has said that the prime minister should “move aside” ahead of Friday, so that the UK can leave the EU without a deal.

Monday, April 8, 2019

Monday, April 8, 2019

Priti Patel

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Priti Patel: Corbyn 'most dangerous man to ever lead a political party'

Former minister Priti Patel has condemned Theresa May’s cross-party approach to Brexit for giving “stature and credibility” to Jeremy Corbyn.

Ofcom will investigate Jon Snow’s ‘white people’ comment

Ofcom will investigate Jon Snow’s ‘white people’ comment

Ofcom will investigate Jon Snow’s ‘white people’ comment

Ofcom will investigate comments made by Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow.

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