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LONDON (Bywire News) - In a turn of events that has left many political analysts scratching their heads, former Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced his intention to join GB News as a presenter. While Johnson asserts that he is excited to offer his "unvarnished views" on international and domestic issues, critics are questioning whether a media outlet should serve as an extension of a political persona. The announcement was made via a video clip on X, formerly known as Twitter, where Johnson delved into a wide range of topics he plans to address, including Russia, China, the conflict in Ukraine, and the future prospects for the United Kingdom. "I am excited to say that I am shortly going to be joining you on GB News," Johnson declared. "I'm going to be giving this remarkable, new TV channel my unvarnished views on everything from Russia, China, the war in Ukraine, how we meet all those challenges, to the huge opportunities that lie ahead for us." But herein lies the crux of the...
31/01/2020. London, United Kingdom. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson inside No10 Downing street at 11pm the moment the UK left the EU. Picture by Andrew Parsons / No10 Downing Street
LONDON (Bywire News) - In a startling revelation, Conservative MP for Reigate, Crispin Blunt, took to social media to confirm his arrest on allegations of rape and possession of controlled substances. The announcement raises new questions about the political stability within the Conservative Party, especially on the heels of two recent by-election defeats. Blunt disclosed, "I am confirming that MP was me. The fact of the arrest requires a formal notification of the Speaker and then my Chief Whip." The MP insists that his arrest was "unnecessary" and has expressed his willingness to fully cooperate with ongoing police inquiries, stating he is confident the investigation will conclude without any charges. Surrey Police corroborated the MP’s statement, revealing that a man was detained in Horley on Wednesday morning. He has since been released on conditional police bail, pending further investigations. The Tory party has opted for silence, declining to comment on the unfolding situation....
The NHS is nearing a £480 million data management contract with Palantir Technologies, a company with CIA backing and a history of working with the NSA, raising critical questions about ethics, national security, and the future of public healthcare in the UK.
Elon Musk disbands X's election integrity team amid global concerns, as EU flags the platform for misinformation; try our AI Fake News Detector for enhanced discernment in the digital age.
JD Lasica from Pleasanton, CA, US: Elon Musk, the entreprenuerial wiz, co-founder of PayPal and Zip2 and founder of SpaceX and now Tesla Motors.
Home Secretary Suella Braverman's critique of multiculturalism overlooks the tangible benefits and richness of diversity seen in global corporations and European cities, and her controversial immigration policies, notably on asylum seeking, reflect a lack of nuanced understanding essential for productive dialogue on this pivotal issue.
The Metropolitan Police confirm an ongoing investigation into comedian Russell Brand, following multiple non-recent sexual offence allegations, as questions loom over his public standing.
The Conservative Party hosts a ritzy fundraising event, auctioning off dinner with Chancellor Jeremy Hunt and golf with David Cameron, as it seeks to win favour with business leaders ahead of the upcoming election campaign.
A woman alleges that Russell Brand exposed himself to her while she worked in the same building as the BBC in Los Angeles, casting a shadow over the comedian's past and putting the BBC's internal oversight mechanisms under the spotlight.
Rishi Sunak rolls back green initiatives, citing financial strain on families, sparking debate on the UK's climate commitments.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announces a delay in phasing out petrol and diesel cars and gas boilers, loosening energy efficiency targets for landlords, and scrapping various proposed green measures, citing the financial burden on British families.
Rishi Sunak Addressing Nation - Screenshot taken from Sky News via YouTube - 20/09/23
Frank Hester, a major donor to the Conservative Party, has seen his healthcare tech company TPP profit £135m from NHS contracts, sparking questions about the intertwining of political donations and public sector business.
Guardian: Frank Hester with former Tory leader and prime minister David Cameron
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's upcoming speech on altering the UK's net zero targets has the nation on tenterhooks, as critics warn of legal battles and long-term environmental repercussions.
Number 10: Rishi Sunak Covid-19 Press Conference 29/05
Amid increasing scrutiny of police conduct, PC Jonathan Broadhead faces a November misconduct hearing for allegedly using "unnecessary, unreasonable, and disproportionate" force on a 10-year-old girl in southwest London.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak may be facing an internal revolt, with whispers of Tory MPs considering no confidence letters if the government scales back its net zero ambitions.
Suella Braverman, the Home Secretary, discontinues annual inspections of immigration detention centres, raising concerns about the safeguarding of vulnerable detainees.
Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre. Author: DIAC images
The Metropolitan Police face a crisis of credibility with over 1,000 officers suspended or on restricted duties, raising questions about unchecked misconduct and the future of public trust in the force.
Rishi Sunak blocked the rebuilding of five crumbling hospitals in 2020, leading to warnings of “catastrophic” risks to patient safety, according to The Guardian.