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Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and CND included in police counter-terror document

Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and CND included in police counter-terror document

A number of peaceful protest organisations including Greenpeace, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, and Extinction Rebellion have hit out at the inclusion of their logos alongside swastikas and SS symbols in a glossary of icons put together by counter-terror police. Officers were accused of participating in a “massive state overreach” by campaign groups after it […]

Boris Johnson announces Brexit day celebrations to distract from failure to make Big Ben bong

Boris Johnson announces Brexit day celebrations to distract from failure to make Big Ben bong

A bruised Boris Johnson has sought to quell criticism of his failure to make Big Ben bong for Brexit day by announcing details of Downing Street’s own celebrations. A clock counting down to the moment Britain leaves the EU, at 11pm on 31 January, will be projected onto the outside of No 10, it was announced. […]

Owen Jones’ attacker targeted columnist over ‘LGBT and left-wing beliefs’, judge rules

Owen Jones’ attacker targeted columnist over ‘LGBT and left-wing beliefs’, judge rules

A football hooligan attacked Guardian columnist Owen Jones in August last year because of his political beliefs and his sexuality, a judge at Snaresbrook Crown Court has ruled. James Healy, 40, had previously admitted to launching a “frenzied” attack on the writer outside the Lexington pub in Islington, north London last year. However he denied the […]

Senior vicar ‘considered paying Isis $17,500 to free sex slaves’, charity watchdog finds

Senior vicar ‘considered paying Isis $17,500 to free sex slaves’, charity watchdog finds

A prominent clergyman known as the “vicar of Baghdad” has been accused of considering paying Isis $17,500 (£13,500) to free sex slaves. Canon Andrew White was president of the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME) when he discussed ways to free girls enslaved by the terrorist group as part of a […]

Latest updates as EU chief Verhofstadt says UK will rejoin bloc

Latest updates as EU chief Verhofstadt says UK will rejoin bloc

Home Office tries to clear up ‘misconceptions’ over settle status scheme   The Home Office has rejected some of the comments from the European parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt on EU citizens who remain in the UK – and warned against “misconceptions”.   Verhofstadt said he had won assurances from Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay that […]

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