Law and Justice

Food poverty in the UK
Food poverty in the UK is the harsh reality millions in Britain face daily. Not least of all the four million children growing up on the breadline. Tuesday night's Dispatches documentary on Channel 4 provided a glimpse into the lives of children across the UK whose parents are unable to afford the daily basics. They're on the verge of...

PM criticised for making political mileage from London terror attack

Boris Johnson has been criticised for trying to make "political mileage" from the attack in London that saw a known and convicted tag-wearing terrorist kill two people in the capital. Usman Khan, 28, stabbed a man and a woman to death and injured three others in the knife attack in London Bridge, before he was shot dead by armed police. Political...

Prince Andrew should be interviewed ‘under oath’ by the police

The lawyer for Virginia Roberts Guifre said Prince Andrew should submit an interview “under oath” to the police about claims he had sex with one of Jeffrey Epstein’s underage...

Grenfell inquiry – Campaigners give mixed reaction to the publication of Phase 1 Report

Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire yesterday gave a mixed reaction to the findings of the newly published report. The Grenfell inquiry is ongoing and will continue for some...

UK ‘responsible’ for lorry deaths, says Chinese media

Chinese state media said the “UK must bear responsibility” for the deaths of 39 people discovered in a lorry in England, according to the Guardian. An editorial in the China-based...

PMQs – lorry deaths and Brexit timetable dominate

The bodies of 39 people found in a lorry in Essex was described as “an evil contempt for human life” at Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons today. MPs were united in paying tribute to the emergency workers dealing with the gruesome discovery but clashed again over Brexit and the timetable for debating the government’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB). Boris Johnson’s...
abortion and same sex marriage law change

Abortion and same sex marriage law change in Northern Ireland

On Monday, campaigners for same-sex marriage and the abortion law change reaped the rewards of decades of campaigning. Despite attempts by the DUP to block its passing, the much-anticipated, abortion and same sex marriage law change took effect. From January onward, gay couples can enjoy the same rights and privileges as straight couples. However, GPs have urged politicians to...

Police braced for historic million-plus anti-Brexit march and XR finale on...

Police around the country are on standby ahead of the People’s Vote march in London on Saturday which is expected to be one of the country’s largest ever protests. The anti-Brexit march on October 19 coincides with the end of Extinction Rebellion’s fortnight of protests around the capital as well as the emergency-sitting of MPs in the Commons – the...

Extinction Rebellion: 148 arrests as Westminster shut down by protests

Police made 148 arrests in the first hours of Extinction Rebellion’s two week protest that has already brought parts of central London to a standstill. Extinction Rebellion (XR) say the action will be five times bigger than the protests in April that paralysed routes around London and saw 1,130 protesters arrested. XR organisers are expecting some 30,000 people to take part...

Police raid and arrests before Extinction Rebellion protest – as retired...

London police have raided an Extinction Rebellion building and made arrests ahead of Monday’s environmental protests in the capital. Retired senior police officers have joined the climate activist group and will also face arrest when demonstrators try to emulate April’s protests and bring parts of London to a halt. Extinction Rebellion (XR) protestors said they plan to block sites around central...