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NEWS | Published March 9th 2020, 12:10 pm

Former Home Secretary “no platformed” by Oxford University student society

Amber Rudd, the former Home Secretary, was no platformed at an Oxford University event half an hour prior to her intended appearance.

NEWS | Published March 9th 2020, 9:09 am

Johnson to call Cobra meeting on Monday over coronavirus plan

Prime minister Boris Johnson will hold an emergency Cobra meeting on Monday to decide whether to trigger plans to delay the spreading of coronavirus in the UK.

NEWS | Published March 9th 2020, 8:08 am

Labour Party suspends Trevor Phillips over Islamophobia claims

Trevor Phillips, the former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission [EHRC], has been suspended from the Labour Party pending investigation over alleged islamophobic comments dating back several years, according to the Times.

NEWS | Published March 8th 2020, 10:00 am

Trump urges Colombia to resume clearing of cocaine producing crops

US president Donald Trump has told Colombian counterpart Ivan Duque that aerial spraying to destroy coca crops must resume to sustain the crackdown on drugs.

NEWS | Published March 8th 2020, 8:00 am

Boris Johnson pledges a further £46 million to coronavirus fund

The UK government will pledge £46 million toward efforts to develop a coronavirus vaccine and a quick-fire rapid results test to check whether someone has the virus, prime minister Boris Johnson has said.

NEWS | Published March 8th 2020, 7:07 am

DCMS chair Knight writes to Six Nations Council

Julian Knight, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee, has written to the Six Nations Council urging them to keep the iconic annual rugby tournament a free-to-air competition.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 8:08 am

Barnier warns of differences in UK-EU trade negotiations

Chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier has said that a “good agreement for both sides” is attainable after the opening round of trade deal negotiations with the UK this week, but warned that “serious” differences remain.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 7:15 am

Davies pledges to “cut the cost of politics” should Tories win power in Wales

The Welsh Conservative party’s assembly group leader, Paul Davies, has promised to "end the assembly gravy train" and "cut the cost politics" if his party wins the Senedd election next May.

NEWS | Published March 7th 2020, 7:00 am

Twitter CEO reconsiders Africa trip due to coronavirus

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has told a conference in California that he will reconsider plans to spend part of the year in Africa following the coronavirus outbreak.

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 3:03 pm

Johnson announces £46 million fund to fight coronavirus

The prime minister visited Mologic lab and promised more spending, as the number of infections in the UK rises to 163

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 2:02 pm

'Don't panic' says Hancock, amid criticism from supermarket leader

Health secretary Matt Hancock's claims have been thrown into some doubt.

NEWS | Published March 6th 2020, 2:02 pm

Conservative Party hails Theresa May ahead of International Women's Day

As the Tories hail May, could it be argued that today's Britain is more hers than Johnson's?

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 3:12 pm

Coronavirus delays release of next Bond film

Producers of the James Bond film franchise have delayed the release date of the film from April to November in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.

NEWS | Published March 5th 2020, 12:12 pm

Professor Selina Todd no platformed at event she helped to organise

The decision to ban Professor Selina Todd from an event she helped to organise has been reviewed as part of a “no platforming” investigation by Exeter College.


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