Teresa May

We Need Joined Up Politics

Ravinder Randhawa | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Politics
Ravinder Randhawa

The General Election is looming and never have I seen such dark clouds on the horizon, and never have I seen the Labour Party, the main party of opposition, in such disarray. I blame Labour MPs, for all the in-fighting, and for failing to take a broader view.

Is A "Pro European" Brexit Still Possible?

Meriam Sabih | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Politics
Meriam Sabih

Perhaps with some of the points made above there is some hope that Britain can get the flexibility it wants while still having as much integration as would benefit it and reduce some of the harm a cold, hard Brexit would cause.

Climate Change: Should Adaptation Be The UK's New Tactic?

Joe Mitton | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK
Joe Mitton

We must look at climate change mitigation - all indicators are that we can expect more severe weather and warmer temperatures in the coming decades. But mitigation is no substitute for actually tackling the problem.

Healing The Nation? Theresa May And Health Inequalities

Clare Bambra | Posted 27.08.2017 | UK Politics
Clare Bambra

So will Prime minister May take a healthy approach to economic and social policy? It seems unlikely given her pro-welfare cuts voting record as an MP and Conservative minister. Likely, there will be a policy focus on interventions aimed at changing individual health behaviours as these blame people for their own health problems.

Mrs May's Strategy

John Watson | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

As chalices go, the one passed by Mrs May to Boris Johnson and David Davis gets five stars in the Borgia international poison league. As they sit toge...

The Chilcot Report and Mrs May

John Watson | Posted 14.07.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

Why there must be no general election. "Cripes!" as the late Boris Johnson might have put it. Oh, no, I'm not sure that I got that quite right. It ...

Glamour Model Teresa May Forced To Deny She Will Be Prime Minister

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK

On the eve of her appointment as Prime Minister, it seemed Theresa May had revealed an unlikely sideline in glamour modeling. Many Twitter users were ...

The Rules of the Game

John Watson | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Politics
John Watson

The tactics of the dispute within Labour and the Brexit negotiations. It may be the great speeches which become recorded as history but, in truth, po...

Modern Slavery. It's Time to Act.

Emily Campbell | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Campbell

People are being bought and sold... Something of an epidemic, there are alarmingly many more human persons subject to slavery today, right now and in this moment than there ever was during the entire history of the slave trade.

Liberty Deploy 'Illegal' Home Office 'Racist Van'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Politics

Civil liberties campaigners are hitting back at the Home Office's controversial "go home" anti-illegal immigrant vans - with a van of their own. Li...

Khat on a Hot Tin Roof but It's No Meow-Meow

The Conversation UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Conversation UK

To some, khat, variously spelled cott or qat, is known as "the flower of paradise". The leaves are chewed by many people in countries like Yemen, Somalia and Ethiopia, in much the same way that coca leaves are chewed in South America. It's a social drug used by millions of people, and in Muslim countries it offers a high that is not banned by the Koran.

Privacy: The 21st Century Civil Rights Struggle

Antony Timlin | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Politics
Antony Timlin

It's been a torrid couple of weeks for David Cameron. Ministerial incompetence combined with headline grabbing cock-up's such as the Granny Tax, the Pasty Tax, a tax break for millionaires and the fuel crisis have produced an entirely self inflicted news cycle that refuses to die.

Leaked Emails Show Passport Checks Relaxed 'Hundreds Of Times'

PA | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Politics

Border checks were relaxed hundreds of times at UK ports under a pilot scheme authorised by Home Secretary Theresa May this summer, according to figur...

The Asian Awards

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 20.12.2011 | UK
Jasmine Dotiwala

I was late for the Asian awards. I was supposed to arrive at the great room at the Grosvenor House Hotel by 6pm. at 5.55pm my reporter Tom, called as ...

Tech Industry Needs Female Quotas Now

Sue Black | Posted 08.11.2011 | UK Tech
Sue Black

A recent 'Women and Work' survey of three thousand women by Marie Claire magazine and Everywoman found that sexism is still rife in the workplace and that women believe they are disadvantaged compared to men when it comes to pay, promotion and age.

9 out of 10 say Police Should be Able to be use Water Cannon on Rioters and one third support use of live ammunition

Joe Twyman | Posted 10.10.2011 | UK
Joe Twyman

As the rioting continues for a fourth night, a YouGov survey has found that there is widespread support among for a range of tactics to be made available to the police.