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Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021
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Met Police question man, ‘actively seek’ another after anti-lockdown protesters chase BBC journalist through London
London’s Metropolitan Police have questioned one man and are hunting a second after BBC Newsnight’s political editor Nicholas Watt was chased through the streets of the UK capital during a protest against Covid-19 restrictions.
As a GP in the NHS I witnessed first-hand the catastrophic way Matt Hancock failed the old and vulnerable in care homes
The Health Secretary claims he “tried” to throw a protective ring around care homes but, from my experience in the early days of the pandemic, he couldn’t have come up with a more disastrous and deadly policy.
Three Reasons Why G7's Build Back Better World Plan is No Competition for China's BRI
Joe Biden's $40 trillion Build Back Better World (B3W) does not appear to be a threat or challenge to China's comprehensive Belt and Road (B&R) plan, say international observers, suggesting that if G7 is really concerned about the well-b...
Manchester’s top cop bans police from kneeling & wearing rainbow laces. No, it’s not racism or homophobia – it’s professionalism
The woke US gesture of taking the knee may have taken hold, but the new top cop of England’s second-largest force has banned police from virtue signalling, saying the public is “fed up” and would rather they caught burglars.
George Galloway: After Biden’s addled appearance at the G7, we can only hope he’s never left alone with the nuclear codes
The G7 was predictable theatre macabre, but the US president’s bewilderment and confusion – in stark contrast to the acuity of 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth, who is still very much on top of her game – will be the lasting memory.
‘F*ck you. No f*cking way’: Roger Waters shuts down ‘idiot’ Mark Zuckerberg after he asks to use Pink Floyd song
Roger Waters is not mincing words when it comes to whether Mark Zuckerberg can use 'Another Brick in the Wall' to promote Instagram.
Analysis: Boris Johnson's 'global Britain' needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal
The United Kingdom's first new trade deal since Brexit is a sobering reminder of the mammoth task it faces as it seeks to compensate for losing the economic benefits of EU membership.
Billionaire Mackenzie Scott gives away £2bn more
Billionaire MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has donated another $2.7bn (£1.9bn) to a range of charities.
Covid jabs to become mandatory for care home staff in England
Exclusive: ministers considering extending compulsory vaccination measure to all NHS staff
Sadiq Khan claims 90,000 fans could attend Euro 2020 final at Wembley
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan says he is pushing for the government to allow a sell-out crowd of 90,000 fans at Wembley for the final of Euro 2020 next month.
Daniel Morgan: Met Police accused of 'form of corruption' in report
The Metropolitan Police was institutionally corrupt in the way it concealed or denied its failings over the unsolved murder of Daniel Morgan, a report has found.
Johnson’s former race adviser accuses Tories of inflaming culture wars
Exploiting division for electoral gain could spark another Stephen Lawrence or Jo Cox tragedy, Samuel Kasumu warns
What the letters in LGBTQ+ stand for
Acronyms such as LGBT+ and LGBTQ+ are commonplace, and you’ll see them used a lot this Pride Week.
Boris Johnson condemns 'disgraceful hounding' of BBC journalist
Boris Johnson has condemned as "disgraceful" footage of a journalist being abused by protesters.
Adult social care services face ‘deluge’ of requests for support
Care chiefs in England blame lack of government funding and resources for the strain to services
US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
Hungary bans sharing content with children that promotes homosexuality
Hungarian MPs on Tuesday adopted a law banning any content portraying or "promoting" homosexuality or sex reassignment to anyone under 18.
GB News: Several brands pull advertising from news channel
Ikea, Octopus Energy, cider firm Kopparberg, and other brands have withdrawn advertising from GB News after the channel's launch on Sunday.
Ex-BBC boss condemns Bashir deceit to land Diana interview
John Birt describes episode to MPs as ‘one of the biggest crimes in the history of broadcasting’
Queen meets Australian PM face-to-face after major Brexit trade deal
The Queen has welcomed the Australian prime minister to Windsor Castle for a private audience after he signed a breakthrough post-Brexit free trade deal with the UK.
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