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Half A Million Kids Are Being Taught By Unqualified Teachers Amid 'Recruitment Crisis'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK Universities & Education

More than half a million state school pupils are being taught by teachers with no formal teaching qualifications amid a “recruitment crisis”, new ...

Michael Gove Insists UK Will NOT Accept Chlorine-Washed Chicken

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 26.07.2017 | UK

Michael Gove has insisted the UK will not accept imports of chlorinated chicken, deepening a row that has split the cabinet. The environment secretary...

The Government Just Made It A Lot Easier (And Cheaper) To Create Your Own Electricity

Press Association | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.07.2017 | UK Tech

The government has announced a major shake-up that it hopes will make it easier, and cheaper, for homeowners to produce their own electricity. Known a...

BBC Breakfast Presenter Dan Walker Shuts Down Sun Front Page About His Pay

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.07.2017 | UK

BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker has taken aim at the Sun’s front page by explaining why his salary is so much higher than his female co-host Loui...

'Multi-Genre' Jeremy Vine Named Among Top BBC Earners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK

Jeremy Vine has been named among the top paid BBC stars in Wednesday’s report into the corporation’s earners. The BBC revealed that the journalist...

'Patronising, Inaccurate' Jo Konta Interview Leads To Calls For John Humphrys To Resign

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK

BBC presenter John Humphrys has received a volley of abuse after questioning the “Britishness” of Johanna Konta during a “horrible” interview ...

Pay Rise For Police Officers Under 'Active Discussion,' Confirms Home Office Minister

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.07.2017 | UK Politics

Handing police officers a pay rise is under “active discussion” within government, the police minister has confirmed. Nick Hurd told MPs today he ...

Damian Green Admits Tory-DUP Deal May Not Be Possible

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics

Damian Green has admitted the Conservative Party’s bid to strike an agreement with the DUP may fail, as talks between the two parties appeared to st...

BBC Presenter Laughs In Tory MP Alan Mak's Face For Repeating 'Strong And Stable' Slogan

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK Politics

Conservative MP Alan Mak was openly mocked by a BBC presenter on Monday afternoon after he said Theresa May was still providing “strong and stable...

Editor Fraser Nelson Under Fire For Saying Poor Did Better Than Anyone Under Austerity

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.06.2017 | UK

Fraser Nelson has come under fire for suggesting that austerity was in fact good for poorer people. Appearing on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the ...

Theresa May's 'B*****t Crazy' Advisers Slammed By Former Downing Street Communications Director

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 10.06.2017 | UK Politics

Katie Perrior, Theresa May’s former director of communications has said the atmosphere inside Downing Street was “toxic”, as she slammed the pri...

Wearing T-shirts, Ed Sheeran, Is Not Enough In Days Like These

Daniel Rachel | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Entertainment
Daniel Rachel

The relative merits of Ed Sheeran's music is immaterial to his decision to join an anti-racist movement. But the irony of endorsing Eric Clapton, a musician bestowed the title 'God' by his fans, whilst not making reference to his racist expressions that gave rise to Rock Against Racism is bewildering.

Greater Manchester Police Stop Passing Bombing Information To US After Leaks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK

Theresa May has said she will make clear to Donald Trump that intelligence shared between America and Britain “must remain secure” after Greater M...

Nick Robinson Forced To Defend Reading Out The Sun's Headline On BBC's Today Programme

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK

Nick Robinson has been forced to defend reading out newspaper headlines on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, after a shadow cabinet minister attacked h...

John McDonnell Slams BBC For Repeating Tory 'Lies' About Labour 'Tax Bombshell'

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Politics

John McDonnell has accused the BBC of uncritically repeating Conservative “lies” about Labour’s spending plans. Today the Conservatives released...

Ed Sheeran To Become A Castaway Next Month For 'Desert Island Discs'

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 17.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Ed Sheeran will be following Bruce Springsteen, Kylie Minogue and other superstars into the castaway hot seat when he joins ‘Desert Island Discs’ ...

Is Jenni Murray A 'Real Woman'?

Rebecca Fox | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fox

I would not wish being trans on anyone, and the very fact they came out the other side alive and successful is more luck than "male privilege" and certainly not conditioning. Many trans women fail, many are unemployed, vastly higher rates of mental illness, and countless separated from families and friends - this is not "male privilege".

Facebook Reported BBC To Police For Flagging Its Child Abuse Image Failings

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

The BBC was reported to the police by Facebook after it provided examples of inappropriate images of children posted on the site - at the social media...

Humphrys Sparks Outrage After Suggesting Jo Cox's Murder Was Not An Act Of Terrorism

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

John Humphrys has sparked outrage by dismissing the death of Jo Cox as murder, rather than an act of terrorism. The BBC Radio 4 presenter was discussi...

Tory MP 'Regrets' Causing Offence With 'Really Disabled People' Comment

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Politics

A senior Conservative has said he regrets causing offence after he said disability payments should go to “really disabled people” rather than thos...

Tory MP Heidi Allen Tells Government Not To Cut Mental Health Disability Payments

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Politics

A Conservative MP has warned ministers not to remove disability payments for people with mental health issues. Heidi Allen said this morning the gover...

Ministers Back Move To Oust John Bercow, Claims Tory MP

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Politics

Ministers are supporting a move to oust John Bercow as Speaker of the House of Commons, the Tory MP behind the move has claimed. James Duddridge table...

Shannon Matthews Case 'Did Not Destroy Community Spirit On The Moorside'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK

Although the community on the Moorside estate was shaken by the events which unfolded following the disappearance of Shannon Matthews, they would pull...

Grammar School Parents Could Be Asked For Cash To Make Up For Government Budget Cuts

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Budget cuts could see grammar schools ask parents for hundreds of pounds a year, head teachers have warned. The Grammar School Heads Association (GSH...

Kirsty Young Reveals Which 'Desert Island Discs' Guest She ‘Fell A Little Bit In Love With’

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

After almost 75 years on the radio, ‘Desert Island Discs’ has had more than its fair share of incredible guests choosing the eight records they’...