Day: 17 October 2018

Boy, 15, charged over South London knife fight that left teens disembowelled

If the public supports the police more than ever, why can’t politicians?

Chris Hobbs is a former officer of the Metropolitan Police who served for 32 years including targeting gang crime on Operation Trident Since 2010, police have been constantly denigrated, criticised and abused by politicians, spearheaded by Theresa May, the national press and activists from both the right and the left. Especially prevalent in ...

It’s time for Britain to stand up to Saudi Arabia

It’s time for Britain to stand up to Saudi Arabia

The disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has had a seemingly remarkable effect on Britain’s policy toward the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Even if its response was slow in the beginning, London now sent an explicit warning to Riyadh to “provide a complete and detailed response” to the matter. This was in addition to International ...

Esther McVey gifted £530-a-day taxpayer funded job after being kicked out as MP

Tory benefit blunder leaves government with £1bn bill

Conservative ministers have today revealed that the number of people affected by the infamous ESA blunder has more than doubled. Last year it emerged that some 70,000 people had been underpaid the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for up to 6 years. But now the Department of Work and Pensions ...

Air cleaning car takes to London’s most polluted streets

One of the world’s most environmentally-friendly cars arrived in the UK today - to help clean up London’s most polluted streets. Research from University College London (UCL) identified the capital’s dirtiest roads – which contain high levels of pollutants including Nitrogen Oxide (NO2) and Particulate Matter (PM). They did this ...

Quarterly Investment Companies Roundup – Third Quarter 2018

Quarterly Investment Companies Roundup – Third Quarter 2018 Global equities delivered positive returns over the third quarter of 2018.  This was principally because of strength in the US market. Political uncertainty and concerns about global trade held back other regions. Generally, government bond yields rose over the quarter. The UK equity market ...

Night running returns with urban street event  

Night running returns with urban street event  

Night running was put back on the agenda last week as fitness fanatics led by extreme ultra athlete Brett Horton took to the streets of London to participate in the UK’s first street fitness community. BBC 1Xtra DJ Melody Kane joined runners on a party rickshaw decked out with full ...