Media Watch

'19Jan
29

News Daily: Rivals working on no-deal plan, and Huawei charges

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up hereMPs will vote on a series of amendments on Tuesday which will seek to influence what Theresa May says to Brussels in the coming days. There are 15 competing...
'19Jan
27

Brexit: No change to backstop, Ireland insists

The backstop element of the Brexit plan is "not going to change", Ireland's deputy prime minister has said. The proposal - aimed at preventing a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland - played a major...
'19Jan
22

Northeast England will be hit hardest by no-deal Brexit, says CBI

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said the region could be among the hardest hit by a no-deal Brexit in less than 70 days’ time given the high percentage of exports of goods to the EU compared with other...
'19Jan
16

This won’t hurt: the Syrian medics helped back to work by UK startups | Ammar Kalia

Hussam Allahham knows how to save a life on the operating table. He has done it many times in his home city of Damascus. He can fix broken limbs, amputate, remove tumours and replace organs. As a general surgeon he...
'19Jan
14

Investigating Trump: Who Holds Power in the US? The FBI or President?

Americans learned over the weekend that the FBI had taken perhaps an unprecedented step by opening a counterintelligence investigation targeting President Trump following his decision to fire former FBI Director...
'19Jan
10

Maternal And Child Health Care: Is Lagos Winning The Battle?

Victor Ogunyinka and Ishola FunmilayoIt was the first pregnancy of 25-year-old Nafisat (not real name). Like any expectant mother, she was excited and hopeful. In fact, she was always willing to help new mums in...
'19Jan
10

Behind the story of Anna Soubry being called a Nazi lies a classic Brexit sequence of events

Behind the incident of Anna Soubry being called a Nazi by a small group of Leave yobs beside College Green lies a classic Brexit sequence of events. For many months now, Remain protestors have infested that area....
'19Jan
07

Statement to Parliament: Statement: migrant crossings

With permission Mr Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the number of migrants trying to cross the English Channel in small boats and what the government is doing in response.But before that, I know the...
'19Jan
06

The tall stories we tell ourselves about happiness

There are countless stories about how we ought to live our lives. We are expected to be ambitious; to want to be wealthy, successful and well educated; to get married, be monogamous and have kids. These social...
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