Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Jeremy Corbyn ‘wreath laying’ attacked by Israeli PM

Media captionCorbyn asked about Tunisia wreath-laying criticism Israel’s PM has criticised Jeremy Corbyn over his presence at a ceremony said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. Benjamin Netanyahu said Mr Corbyn deserved “unequivocal condemnation” for laying a wreath on the grave of one of those behind the atrocity. The Labour […]

Rough sleeping: £100m government plan to tackle homelessness unveiled

Rough sleeping: £100m government plan to tackle homelessness unveiled

Image copyright PA The government has unveiled its £100m strategy to tackle rough sleeping on England’s streets. It wants to “help people turn their lives around”, including support for mental health and addictions. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire vowed to make homelessness “a thing of the past” and the government has vowed to end rough sleeping […]

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Media captionWhy Boris Johnson’s comments have sparked an internal Conservative Party investigation The UK’s largest Muslim organisation is calling on Theresa May to ensure the inquiry into Boris Johnson’s burka comments is not a “whitewash”. According to the Guardian, the Muslim Council of Britain will tell the prime minister “no-one should be allowed to victimise […]

Plan to end rough sleeping in England by 2027

Plan to end rough sleeping in England by 2027

Image copyright PA The government has vowed to end rough sleeping on England’s streets by 2027. It has promised £100m “to help people turn their lives around”, including support for mental health and addictions, and funding for housing. Homelessness has been on the rise for the past seven years, with around 4,750 people estimated to […]

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Media captionWhy Boris Johnson’s comments have sparked an internal Conservative Party investigation The UK’s largest Muslim organisation is calling on Theresa May to ensure the inquiry into Boris Johnson’s burka comments is not a “whitewash”. According to the Guardian, the Muslim Council of Britain will tell the prime minister “no-one should be allowed to victimise […]

Paisley supporters to meet to back the suspended MP

Paisley supporters to meet to back the suspended MP

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption DUP MP Ian Paisley has been suspended by the Commons and his Party DUP MP Ian Paisley’s supporters will meet on Monday to show their support. The North Antrim politician is currently suspended by the House of Commons after he failed to declare family holidays paid for by the Sri […]

Loans offer for Scottish farmers hit by adverse weather

Loans offer for Scottish farmers hit by adverse weather

Image caption The unprecedented weather has led to higher costs such as increased prices for feed and fodder Scottish farmers are being offered government loans to help them recover from months of adverse weather conditions. The National Basic Payment Support Scheme (NBPSS) is being launched to allow farmers early access to their annual payment from […]

UKIP burka remarks ’emboldening’ Islamaphobic hate crime fear

UKIP burka remarks ’emboldening’ Islamaphobic hate crime fear

Image caption Gareth Bennett, pictured here in the Senedd, said he stood by his comments where he said the burka was an “alien culture” “Cowardly” comments about burkas are “emboldening” Islamophobic hate crime perpetrators, the Muslim Council of Wales has warned. Gareth Bennett, new leader of UKIP in the Senedd, has said women wearing the […]

UKIP burka remarks ’emboldening’ Islamaphobic hate crime fear

Image caption Gareth Bennett, pictured here in the Senedd, said he stood by his comments where he said the burka was an “alien culture” “Cowardly” comments about burkas are “emboldening” Islamophobic hate crime perpetrators, the Muslim Council of Wales has warned. Gareth Bennett, new leader of UKIP in the Senedd, has said women wearing the […]

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Muslim Council urges PM to avoid Boris Johnson ‘whitewash’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Criticism continues of Boris Johnson, who refused to answer questions about the burka row The UK’s largest Muslim organisation is calling on Theresa May to ensure the inquiry into Boris Johnson’s burka comments is not a “whitewash”. According to the Guardian, the Muslim Council of Britain will tell the prime […]