Grenfell Tower exterior to be covered within next three weeks

Grenfell Tower exterior to be covered within next three weeks

An operation to cover the burned-out shell of Grenfell Tower will begin in the next three weeks and is likely to take until mid-autumn due to the extensive damage of the fire.  Michael Lockwood, who is in charge of site recovery, told local residents in a meeting on Wednesday 26 July...

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Israeli PM threatens to close al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem

Israeli PM threatens to close al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to close the al-Jazeera offices in Jerusalem, after accusing the Qatar-based television news network of “inciting” violence in the city. Tensions in Jerusalem have escalated in recent days, as Palestinians resisted Israel’s heightened security measures near the holy site known as Temple Mount...

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EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

EU freedom of movement to end by 2019, says Lewis

Freedom of movement within the EU will end when the UK leave Europe, says immigration minister Brandon Lewis. The minister confirmed today, 27th July, that freedom of movement and labour would come to end by Spring 2019. “Free movement of labor ends when we leave the European Union in the...

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On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of Homosexuality in the UK, LGBT lives still criminalised in 72 countries, report finds

Whilst England and Wales saw the decriminalisation of homosexuality fifty years ago today, 72 other countries and territories continue to criminalise same-sex relationships, including 45 in which sexual relationships between women are outlawed. According to an annual report released by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA),...

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