Month: August 2018

Donald Trump To Visit Ireland In November – And The Protests Are Already Being Planned

Donald Trump is set to visit Ireland in November, the White House have announced.  The US president has planned the visit in order to “renew the deep and historic ties” between the two countries, the announcement said.  The visit will be made as part of a European tour to mark the 100th anniversary of the Read More

Labour Council Leader Demands Bullying Investigation In Wake Of Frank Field Resignation

Pressure is mounting on Jeremy Corbyn to tackle bullying in the Labour Party after Wirral’s council leader backed Frank Field over “hard-line extremists” and demanded an investigation.  Phil Davies has written to general secretary Jennie Formby saying bullying and intimidation has “gone on far too long” and had repeatedly reduced councillors to tears.  Davies said Read More

'Celebrity Big Brother': Roxanne Pallett And Ryan Thomas Row Attracts Over 11,000 Ofcom Complaints

‘Celebrity Big Brother’ has received over 11,000 complaints to Ofcom, after an incident involving Ryan Thomas and Roxanne Pallett. Viewers contacted the broadcasting regulator after scenes on Thursday’s episode of the Channel 5 reality show, which saw Ryan approach Roxanne while making punching sounds, to which she she responded: “Owww! Woman-beater! That bloody hurt!” As first reported by Read More

Harrowing Account Of Tortured And Forcibly Tattooed Teen Grips Morocco

MOROCCO — The story of a 17-year-old girl allegedly kidnapped, raped, and tattooed by a group of men in Morocco, has sparked outrage and criticism across the country. The young woman, identified as Khadija, appeared on local television last week covered in crude tattoos and cigarette burns. She said the markings, which included swastikas, was Read More

A Final Goodbye At Aretha Franklin’s Funeral

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Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

Meghan McCain appeared to be shooting “daggers” at US Vice President Mike Pence as he spoke at her late father’s funeral on Friday.  Sitting next to her 106-year-old grandmother, Roberta McCain, she appeared to glare at Pence as he explained that the president had asked him to attend.  Meghan McCain is looking daggers at Pence Read More

Man And Woman Deny Female Genital Mutilation Of Girl, 3

A man and a woman have pleaded not guilty to the female genital mutilation (FGM) of a three-year-old girl. The Ugandan woman, 36, and a Ghanaian man, 43, both from east London appeared at the Old Bailey on Friday. They are each charged with FGM and failing to protect a girl from risk of genital Read More

Jeremy Corbyn's Allies Back Drive To Call Out Anti-Semitism Online

Jeremy Corbyn’s allies are backing a new drive by influential leftwing social media accounts to call out anti-Semitism among those claiming to support the Labour leader. Pro-Corbyn groups like Momentum, as well as individuals with large followings, have in recent weeks mobilised the Left to combat anti-Jewish tropes and propaganda on the internet. Those close Read More

Green Party Suspends Senior Figure Over Father's Conviction For Rape

The Green Party has launched an independent investigation into how a man – the father of a senior figure in the party – was allowed to remain working for the party while facing charges for serious sexual assault. David Challenor, father of the party’s equalities spokesperson Aimee, was jailed for 22 years last week after Read More

I Didn’t Know My ‘Emotional Intensity’ Was A Sign Of Serious Mental Illness

A diagnosis is unsettling, yet relieving and confirmation. Confirmation that life is hard. Confirmation that you are unwell. Confirmation that you warrant support. We often hear stories of how years of suffering can pass before people are taken seriously by mental health professionals. And for many people, such as myself, receiving a diagnosis can provide Read More

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