The death of the Duke of Edinburgh brings to an end the most enduring love story in British royal history The Queen on her husband : “He is someone who doesn’t take easily to compliments, but he has, quite simply, been my strength and stay … Continue reading Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021
Uber will give workers’ rights including the minimum wage from today to all of its more than 70,000 British drivers.The move which will be beneficial Uber employees, follows the ride-hailing app lost Supreme Court case last month, and is a … Continue reading Uber workers win right to increased pay conditions
New Secret Aid Cuts Threaten World’s Poorest – Send an Urgent Email to Your MP Photo credit: UNICEF/Syria/2020/Delil Souleiman A “grotesque betrayal” of British values – this is how Bob Geldof, who led 1985’s Live Aid, described shocking new … Continue reading 93% Cut to Foreign Aid Spells disaster for Syrian Children
We’ve got the mining industry on our minds this week at ICIJ. That’s because a regular character from past investigations has been back in the headlines. You may remember Israeli tycoon Dan Gertler from Paradise Papers, Panama Papers, and Swiss … Continue reading ICIJ Update – Shell, Dirty Gold, Tax Justice Network, FinCEN Files
Anti-lockdown protest in Amsterdam in February 2021. The planned March 20 anti-lockdown demonstrations A group’s call for worldwide protests against coronavirus lockdown measures on March 20 is picking up steam in Europe and North America. The Telegram channel “World Wide … Continue reading Anti-Lockdown Protests, Twitter & QAnon, Sarah Everard Protests
Jackie Weaver of the Cheshire Association of Local Councils became an unlikely internet star after trying to keep control of an unruly meeting of the Handforth Parish Council. Also in the news,,, Denmark and Sweden announced plans for Covid vaccine … Continue reading Democracy 21st Century Style!