Month: October 2018
In this episode of The Fall, we discuss electricity and fuel supply disruption, setting out a number of ways in which you can minimise your exposure to vulnerabilities…and there’s a listener Q&A too.
A likely Budget cut in VAT on online publications will be presented as a boost for journalism. In reality it is a bung for the pro-Tory billionaires behind the Mail, the Sun and the Telegraph
I was commissioned to take an independent look at Scottish social media to see if I found Scots or bots. Instead, I discovered an opportunity to drive the debate on from whether we have a problem to how we fix it…
The Metropolitan Police Special Enquiry Team dismissed complaints of potential Misconduct in Public Office offences related to Brexit without investigating, documents show.
‘We order you to print this correction on page 2,’ said IPSO. ‘We’d rather not,’ replied the Mail on Sunday. ‘Oh dear,’ said IPSO, ‘in that case page 8 will do.’
MPs on the Women and Equalities Committee have slammed both the government and the Equality watchdog for complacency in allowing rife discrimination in the workplace for the over 50s
‘Home Secretary not fit to hold office after “secretive deal to appease Donald Trump’s lust for blood” on death penalty’, says top QC
Sajid Javid’s decision not to oppose the death penalty for two Islamic State members is a “dramatic reversal” of British policy, according to Ben Emmerson.
In this episode of The Fall, we discuss the digitalisation of the world and its impact on us in terms of hostile actor and state surveillance and the vulnerabilities our online presence and personal data sharing opens us up to.
Exclusive: Case for Judicial Review for BackTo60 challenge to government on pensions set for November 30
The High Court today granted a two hour hearing for BackTo60 group to put their case for a judicial review into the mishandling of the raising of the pension age for 50s women.
A spate of potentially very serious rail accidents involving stranded trains suggest that the passenger and driver safety is at risk from systemic failures in Britain’s semi privatised railways.
A vibrant demonstration by hundreds of women protesting about the raising of the pension age brought Westminster to a halt yesterday when they blocked the road round Parliament square for an hour.
Professor Nick Hardwick gave evidence to Parliament’s Justice Committee on the prison population and ‘planning for the future’.
Conservatives v Corbyn: How the Tory party’s policy vacuum has left them floundering among the under 45s
Away from the media scrum of Boris versus Theresa May on Brexit, the Tory Party conference is doing a lot of soul searching about how it can attract back the droves of people under 45 who have deserted it for Labour.