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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 dom...
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,...
In a live Sky News debate on misogyny, female journalist Moya Lothian-McLean discovered she wasn't being paid for her appearance, unlike her male counterpart, highlighting the very gender inequality the debate aimed to address.
Two fatalities confirmed, including a 14-year-old schoolgirl and the bus driver, after a school bus overturns on the M53 motorway.
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.
A BBC investigation reveals over 150 instances of police misusing body-worn cameras in England and Wales, highlighting issues like turning off cameras during use of force, deleting footage, and sharing videos inappropriately, amidst calls for better regulation to restore public trust.
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 prod...
Ofcom launches investigation into GB News following thousands of complaints over Laurence Fox's derogatory comments on Dan Wootton's show.
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Firearms officers in the Metropolitan Police contemplate laying down their weapons if the identity of the officer charged with Chris Kaba's murder is disclosed, shaking the foundations of law enforcement in the capital.
Former nurse Lucy Letby, already convicted of multiple infant murders, is set to face retrial in June 2024 for one remaining count of attempted murder.
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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.
New research from Byline Times reveals that Northern Ireland is one of the most dangerous places in Europe for women, with 98% experiencing at least one form of violence or abuse in their lifetime.
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Authorities in London are investigating comedian Russell Brand after receiving a claim of sexual assault against him dating back to 2003, in addition to recent allegations published in The Sunday Times and Channel 4's Dispatches.
By appolinar: Russell Brand live at the roxy, june 1st.
As an investigative report brings rape and abuse accusations against Russell Brand into the spotlight, figures such as Elon Musk, Andrew Tate, and Tucker Carlson publicly back him, sparking widespread debate.
Russell Brand at the Australian premiere of 'Arthur', April 2011
A woman claiming to have been sexually targeted by Russell Brand while underage has labelled his dismissal of the allegations as an 'insult' and called his view of a media conspiracy 'laughable'.
Eva Rinaldi - Russell Brand
Rishi Sunak blocked the rebuilding of five crumbling hospitals in 2020, leading to warnings of “catastrophic” risks to patient safety, according to The Guardian.
LONDON (Bywire News) - Nurse Lucy Letby, convicted for the murder of seven infants and the attempted murder of six others, has initiated a formal appeal against her verdicts. For the most recent updates, kindly refresh your browser. In shocking developments, Lucy Letby, infamous as the most heinous...
Continuous underfunding and lack of strategic planning leave NHS resources stretched thin; waiting lists reaching record numbers.
Loco SteveFollow Super NHS UK. NHS superhero street art on Hilly Fields, Brockley, South London
As England and Wales grapple with a 20-year high crime surge, Home Secretary Suella Braverman faces criticism for prioritising the regulation of 'woke' content in diversity training over concrete crime reduction strategies.
Simon Dawson / 10 Downing Street, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Greater Manchester Police grapple with cyber burglary as third-party supplier succumbs to ransomware attack, compromising thousands of ID badges.
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