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“I cannot support this bill”;Commons Leaders Andrea Leadsom as she leaves May’s government
A truly bad day for Theresa May, one which would certainly count as the worst-ever for many other prime ministers, actually began very late the previous night as the newspaper front pages dropped on social media.
Probably the most brutal of a scathing bunch was the Telegraph, traditionally the bible of Conservative thought: “Desperate, deluded, doomed,” it read, above a trio of images of the prime minister in mid-gurn giving her Brexit speech.
With reaction to May’s “10-point offer” becoming more negative by the hour, the apparent No 10 strategy seemed to be to somehow get through the day, and thus on to the media purdah of Thursday’s European elections, and then into next week’s parliamentary recess. Continue reading Andrea Leadsom resigns: Leader of the House of Commons steps down from government
Doctor who faces inquiry for asking a Muslim to lift her veil says he will quit after 23 years as a GP due to the ‘major injustice’ of the investigation//Crimson Tazvinzwa
A petition has been launched in support of a doctor who is under investigation for asking a Muslim woman to remove her veil.
Dr Keith Wolverson, 52, has said he is unable to find work and is planning to leave the profession after he was accused of racial discrimination which could result in him being struck off.
The locum GP asked the woman to remove her niqab – a garment that covers the face apart from the eyes – because he could not understand what she was saying about her sick daughter. Continue reading Petition launched to support doctor under investigation for asking Muslim woman to remove her veil
Suspect described as ‘chubby’ white male with ginger hair following road rage incident/Adam Forrest@adamtomforrest
Six weeks after a teenage girl and a woman were squirted with sulphuric acid by a man in a white van, he remains on the run. Scotland Yard have now released an e-fit image of the suspected attacker.
The 13-year-old was travelling with a 63-year-old woman down a residential street in south London lined with parked cars when the van came towards them.
As the road was not wide enough for two cars to pass, the woman tried to pull into a tight parking spot before winding down her window to have a word with the van driver.
Continue reading London acid attack: Police release image of suspect after woman and teenage girl struck with sulphuric acid
Jack Renshaw: Neo-Nazi paedophile who plotted to kill Labour MP jailed for life
A neo-Nazi was jailed for life today for plotting to murder his MP. White supremacist Jack Renshaw, 23, a convicted paedophile, gave a Nazi salute as he was sentenced. He had bought a 19-inch knife to kill Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer who was investigating him for child sex offences. He searched online “how long to die after jugular cut” and researched Mrs Cooper’s schedule as he planned the attack. Continue reading UK: How paedophile neo-Nazi’s terror plot was uncovered