A conference on Friday will examine the issue of ” institutional racism ” in examining Theresa May’s planned reform of the current mental health act which has led to the disproportionate number of black and ethnic minority people being sectioned.
Month: May 2018
A battle has started to save the iconic Gay Hussar restuarant in Soho,London – one of the capital’s infamous venues for Left wing plots and meetings between journos and their sources.
Ukrainian author Vyacheslav Huk was in Kyiv when his Crimean birthplace was annexed by Russia. His poetry is a powerful expression both of Ukraine’s European aspiration and the pain of being an exile within his own country.
The “unrecognised scandal” of prison suicides: ‘Lots of people died needlessly where ministers were warned that would be the effect’
Many more prisoners took their own lives in prisons after staff numbers and resources were cut. Campaigners believe questions must be asked about political accountability for these deaths.
Celia Brackenridge: An outstanding sportswoman and a pioneering campaigner against sexual abuse in sport
One of the pioneering campaigners against sexual abuse in sport and an outstanding Olympian sportswoman sadly died yesterday
A week ago the corporate papers were screaming blue murder about threats of state control. Yet now the government has given itself a real power over them they are silent
The public release of details of one child sex abuse survivor’s case including false information against her that had to be deleted is a damning indictment of the behaviour of the independent child sex abuse inquiry and a breach of trust for vulnerable people who should expect to be protected.
The 50s women took to the streets of London on their own battlebus to protest about the government witholding their pensions and raising the pension age.
EXCLUSIVE: The Health and Safety Executive inspected prisons at the end of 2017 in response to assaults on prison officers continuing to increase.
The 2018 Tribeca Festival gave the award for best narrative short movie to a Russia Fascist propaganda flick inspired by terrorists who dream of destroying the US
In a gesture to thank the UK, Bulgarians planted their national rose in a London square. They also submitted a report to London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, debunking the media’s myths about them.
In the end, none of the arguments mattered, because the Tories had already struck an outlandish and disgraceful deal with the DUP
Pieter Omtzigt, the Dutch MP appointed by the Council of Europe to oversee a sensitive investigation into the murder of a crusading Maltese journalist, has a track record which raises questions over how he will fulfill his role
A decision to set up a second inquiry by Lord Leveson is on a knife edge today – and could depend on the capricious behaviour of MPs
Trusted local titles are being used by the corporate press to send out false distress signals even though they have nothing to fear from Leveson reforms
The local election results have left Labour in an extraordinary bind. Contrary to the general coverage by mainstream media they have gained seats in places only Tony Blair could dream about. But their traditional white working class support has webbed away via UKIP to the Tories.
This is about trust, democracy, freedom, justice, constitutional propriety and the future of journalism
This year’s local elections look like a stalemate but both Labour and the Liberal Democrats have made progress in the last year. The Tories have been partially buoyed up by UKIP voters switching to them.
MPs have a chance to put Part 2 of the Leveson inquiry back on track next week, and the vote is too close to call
The Colour of Russian Money Part 4: the strange link between alleged Russian sanctions busting and the wreck of the Titanic
Latvia and the EU are trying to clean up the country’s banking sector after the Mafia linked Parex bank hit the rocks. But has Parex’s successor Citadele bank provided services to a Russian firm currently sanctioned by the US?
The new direct London to Amsterdam Eurostar service is not what it is cracked up to be – and if you are disabled don’t travel on it because they can’t provide the support
After promising million-pound fines, front-page corrections and tough investigations – none of which happened – the sham regulator says it will offer ‘compulsory’ arbitration. We’d be mad to trust it