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Who Are The Notable Mentions In The Epstein Court Documents?

8 January 2024 @ 11:00 am

Currently, we find ourselves in the fifth release of unsealed court documents relating to Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking activities. US Judge Loretta Preska ordered the unsealing as part of a lawsuit filed by one of Epstein's victims, Virginia Giuffre, against

Johnson’s Leadership “At Minute to Midnight” over Partygate Scandals

11 January 2022 @ 7:00 pm

The UK Prime Minister is facing the wrath of MPs and the general public as more controversial information about alleged Downing Street parties during the 2020 Covid lockdowns continues to emerge. In the most recent set of shocking revelations, Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie Symonds, are alleged to have been among 30 people who attended a “bring-your-own-booze” drinks gathering on May 20th, 2020, where as many as 100 people were

Royal Navy on Standby After the French Seize Scottish Fishing Trawler

29 October 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The UK Government has stated that it will respond in turn if France continues with its trend of threatening the UK with various actions, such as shutting off electricity to the Channel Islands, amid post-Brexit fishing rights disagreements. Amid the escalation of threats from the continent, the Environment Secretary has

Report: UK Anti-terror Body ‘Prevent’ “Hamstrung by Political Correctness”

20 October 2021 @ 7:00 pm

Floral tributes left in Parliament Square following the 2017 Westminster Islamist terror attackA new report, published in the wake of the murder of MP Sir David Amess last week, has criticised the UK’s flagship anti-terror program ‘Prevent’ for its emphasis on “political correctness” and the diversion of resources from the “gravest threat” of Islamic terrorism. 

UK Covid Scientists Call For Reimposition of Restrictions

19 October 2021 @ 4:00 pm

The UK government is facing increasing pressure from scientists to reimpose social restrictions.The calls come after the country recorded 49,156 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the largest number since mid-July, with the Office for National Statistics last week estimating that one in 60 people in England had the virus. 

Labour MP Claudia Webbe Made Acid Attack Threats

14 October 2021 @ 3:00 pm

The member of parliament for Leicester East may face jail time after being found guilty of harassing her partner’s former girlfriend.Appearing outside Westminster magistrates’ court on Wednesday following the verdict, Claudia Webbe, 56, said she was “innocent” and “deeply shocked” and would seek an appeal. 

Study Finds Gender Pay Gap Due to Life Choices

8 October 2021 @ 2:05 pm

A study by the taxation and public policy research institute, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), has found that women earn less than men in their twenties because they choose university degrees that lead to lower-paying jobs. According to the IFS, the first emergence of the gender pay gap occurs immediately after graduation from university, with male graduates earning on average five percent more than female graduates at the age of 25. 

BBC to End Its Stonewall Subscription

8 October 2021 @ 1:20 pm

The BBC is expected to end its subscription to the LGBTQ diversity programme run by the self-described lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights charity Stonewall. The move, revealed by VICE, will see the UK’s publicly funded service broadcaster resign from the organisation’s flagship ‘Diversity Champions’ programme which ensures that “all LGBT+ staff are accepted without exception in the workplace.” Beginning in 2001, the initiative allows its recipients “access to

New Culture Minister Berates BBC

5 October 2021 @ 2:50 pm

The UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has said that the BBC needs to depart from “tokenism” and “groupthink” in order to best represent the views of the country as a whole. Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference on Monday, Nadine Dorries, who replaced the former culture minister Oliver Dowden in September’s cabinet reshuffle, said that the publicly funded broadcaster was full of “people from a similar background with a certain political bias.” 

Polish MPs Criticise Australian “Covid Madness”

4 October 2021 @ 2:00 pm

Polish MPs have lambasted the Australian government for its “totalitarian” Covid lockdown policies and “human rights” abuses.Gathering outside of the Australian embassy in Warsaw, the group of politicians, which included the former leader of the Liberal KoLiber party, Jakub Kulesza, accused Australia of “unsubscribing herself from the civilised International Community” after “contracting Covid madness.”