Media Watch

'19Jan
28

Shoppers face food shortages and price rises under a no-deal Brexit, warn supermarket chiefs

Britons could face significant disruption to the supply of food if Theresa May fails to strike a Brexit deal with Brussels, leading retailers have warned.Some of the country's biggest supermarkets and restaurant...
'19Jan
25

Outrage over reports of rape by Zimbabwe soldiers

Johannesburg - A British member of parliament has expressed her horror at reports of Zimbabwean women being raped by soldiers during a violent crackdown on protesters.Harriet Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire and...
'19Jan
24

Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection

THE IRISH GOVERNMENT has published a list of some of the laws that will need to be changed here to ensure continuity of various services and rights between Ireland and the UK in the case of a no-deal Brexit. In a...
'19Jan
24

Irish government publishes no-deal Brexit plans for transport, healthcare and consumer protection

THE IRISH GOVERNMENT has published a list of some of the laws that will need to be changed here to ensure continuity of various services and rights between Ireland and the UK in the case of a no-deal Brexit. In a...
'19Jan
18

Britain’s devastating cuts to social security breach international human rights law, NGOs find

Image: Section 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which forms the basis of international agreements the UK is a signatory to. Credit: Richard Lemarchand/Flickr, CC 2.0In accordance with international...
'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
12

British Transport Secretary: Blocking Brexit could open door to extremist political forces

Blocking Brexit could “open the door” to “extremist” populist political forces in the UK, and the millions who voted to Leave the European Union would feel “cheated”, a British Cabinet minister has warned.Chris...
'19Jan
10

Project Fact: how scared should we really be of a no deal?

Food shortages, diabetics going without insulin, outbreaks of salmonella and swine flu: a no-deal Brexit has become a dystopia of the imagination that gives even the Old Testament a run for its money. To lend it...
'19Jan
07

We Cannot Ignore Wealth And Class When We Talk About Mental Illness

People get defensive when you talk about class or wealth and mental illness. I learned this earlier this week when I found myself embroiled in a Twitter debate over “the class issue.”I did something unusual for me...
'19Jan
07

UK stages mass truck trip to Dover to 'war game' no-deal Brexit

MANSTON, England (Reuters) - Britain’s government sent a convoy of 87 trucks on a test-run from a little-used airport to the country’s main trading gateway to continental Europe on Monday — a rehearsal for the...
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