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Use local elections to get your own back on PM for ‘Brexit chaos’ — Sadiq Khan

London’s Mayor has urged the city’s EU citizens to punish Theresa May in the upcoming local elections. Sadiq Khan has targeted the Tory government over their Brexit policy, predicted to bring them extensive electoral losses. This May’s local elections will be the first chance that London’s one-million-plus EU citizens have had to voice their displeasure […]


Anti-fur protesters cause mayhem at London Fashion Week show

Anti-fur campaigners have caused a stir at London Fashion Week, protesting designer Christopher Kane’s show. Kane is well known for using fur, most recently releasing a range of mink-covered Crocs shoes in 2017. Animal rights group Surge has harried London Fashion Week (LFW) at every corner, protesting at the Burberry, Mary Katrantzou, and Christopher Kane […]


Theresa May branded a ‘hypocrite’ as she prepares tuition fee review

Theresa May is to call for a review into tertiary education fees in England, admitting students face “one of the most expensive systems of university tuition in the world.” She is accused of hypocrisy, having voted for a fee rise. Tuition fees in Britain have skyrocketed. In a decade they have gone up three-fold meaning […]


The RED carpet: Politically-charged BAFTAs as celebrities turn to activism

Awards season is upon us, so that means glitz, glamour and — increasingly — politics. The red carpet now channels Speaker’s Corner as celebs engage in a bit of soapboxing: Here are this year’s most politically-charged moments. Kate Middleton’s sash  In a case of would she or wouldn’t she, all eyes were on the Duchess […]


Witchcraft & possession linked to UK child abuse as experts fear cases will skyrocket

Faith-related killings of children could rise if the UK does not address child abuse linked to beliefs in witchcraft and spirit possession in a number of communities, according to the authorities. Government statistics have shown 1,500 potential abuse cases had links to belief in possession and witchcraft. “These beliefs are very real and on occasion […]


Cannabis to become legal? Weed bill set for UK parliament this week

The UK parliament will debate a proposal to partially legalize cannabis this week, as campaigns in favor of using the drug for medicinal purposes gather momentum. On Friday, politicians will revisit the issue in the first debate over the introduction of a right for sick people to use the cannabinoid drugs. The second reading of […]


‘Hero’ helps capture escaped killer & rapist who battered woman in graveyard

An escaped prisoner, who is serving a life sentence for raping and killing a woman, is back behind bars thanks to the intervention of an “eagle-eyed” member of the public. An extensive manhunt was launched after Keith Whitehouse failed to appear for roll call at Leyhill open prison in South Gloucestershire on Saturday night. He […]


Twitter reacts to 4.4-magnitude earthquake shake in UK

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck in south Wales, with tremors reportedly felt more than 300 kilometers away in London. The quake was recorded by the British Geological Survey (BGS) in Cwmllynfell, approximately 18 kilometers outside the Welsh city of Swansea. According to seismologists, the earthquake had a depth of 7.4 kilometers and a magnitude […]

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