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Child abuse panel members' Grenfell warning: 'Inquiries are not independent'

Two original panel members of the government’s child abuse inquiry have said they were forced to fight attempts at political control and interference from the Home Office when it was run by Theresa May.<p>The pair said they wanted to speak out to warn potential members of supposedly independent teams …

Playing roulette with people's lives: Hammond scraps a review on 'crack cocaine' betting machines... because they make millions for the taxman

• <b>Gamblers can wage £100 every 20 seconds on the fixed-odds betting machines</b>• <b><br>They were responsible for 96 per cent of all losses over £1,000 in betting</b> …

VPN Unlimited will protect your data from hackers and snoopers

There are tons of VPNs out on the market right now, but when it comes to offering comprehensive protection, few can compete with VPN Unlimited, especially when it's on sale for more than 90 percent off.<p>Praised by the likes of TechRadar and PC Mag, VPN Unlimited hides and encrypts your data on …

Information Systems

Draft Mayor's Transport Strategy 2017 - Transport for London - Citizen Space

Overview<p>The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, would like to hear your views on his draft transport strategy. The strategy sets out his plans to transform …

Kensington And Chelsea Councillor Kim Taylor-Smith Forced To Apologise After Bereaved Father Walks Out Of Grenfell Meeting

The deputy leader rejected calls to resign.<p>The deputy leader of Kensington and Chelsea Borough Council was forced to apologise at a Grenfell meeting …

Public Health England

Boris Johnson just released a list of human rights abusers. We've approved arms sales to 20 of them

The Government has approved licences for arms deals to two-thirds of the countries on its own list of human rights abusers, a campaign group has said.<p>…

TV journalists set out to make me look stupid – and missed the real news | Diane Abbott

This week I was caught up in a ‘gotcha’ storm. The headlines should have been about the alarming rise in crime, not about an interview stumble<p>• Diane Abbott is shadow home secretary and MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington<p>I found myself in the middle of a “gotcha” journalism storm this week. …

Diane Abbott fires back after ITV News tweets her interview stumble

Writing in the Guardian, Labour MP accuses broadcasters of missing the story, treating her differently to white, male MPs, and ignoring racist abuse<p>Diane Abbott has accused broadcasters of being proud to pursue “fact-free, research-free and investigation-free” journalism and of failing to …

Tories use 'take out the trash' day to dump controversial reports

Official documents that include details of deep cuts to police numbers published too late to be scrutinised by MPs<p>Theresa May has been accused of an “absolute affront” to democracy after dumping dozens of official documents online on parliament’s last day of term, showing the police force numbers …

Lord Adonis Launches Scathing Attack On 'Greed' Of Bath University Vice Chancellor Dame Glynis Breakwell

'The highly paid should set an example, particularly at a time of pay restraints.'<p>ParliamentLiveTV<p>Lord Adonis called on the government to intervene …

Great Britain

If you don’t think a left-wing Brexit is a good idea, take a look at the EU’s latest rising star

Before the EU referendum, many admitted that the EU is not perfect, but continued by saying that the only way to change it is from the inside.<p>I would …

A judicious adjustment to the gig economy | Financial Times

Depending on who you ask, the gig economy, in which workers set their own schedules at companies such as Uber, either liberates employees from the …

judicious

EU naval mission has failed to end people smuggling - peers

<b>An EU naval mission has failed to achieve its main objective of disrupting people smuggling, a Lords committee report has concluded.</b><p>Operation Sophia, which the UK supports, appears to have done little to deter migration and its mandate should not be renewed, peers said.<p>However, they said search and …

Boy dubbed ‘Wolf of Walthamstow’ makes £50,000 selling sweets at school

A schoolboy who started with £5 has enjoyed a plush lifestyle, with trips up the Shard and fine dining, by selling sweets at school.<p>The 15-year-old …

MP with disability forced to miss Commons debates ‘because of lack of seats’

An MP with cerebral palsy claims he is having to miss debates in the House of Commons because there are no seats available for him.<p>Labour MP Jared …

NHS pay cap can be lifted without costing Government much money, says doctor who is Tory MP

The damaging NHS pay cap can be lifted without costing the Government any significant money, a Conservative MP and practising doctor says.<p>Dr Dan …

EE offers students a free data safety net | Trusted Reviews

<b>Despite the promises of a certain Jeremy Corbyn, tuition fees may not be going away any time soon. However, at least the UK’s largest 4G network EE</b> …

I put up tuition fees. It’s now clear they have to be scrapped | Andrew Adonis

Debts of £50,000 for graduates are far more than I envisaged, and make the system unworkable<p>• Andrew Adonis was director of the No 10 policy unit under Tony Blair<p>Tuition fees of £9,250 and rising won’t survive. Nor do they deserve to. The only question is whether they are abolished entirely or …

Tory Brexiteers have no power after the election – that's why they've gone after the BBC

Even in their hour of victory after last year’s referendum, some Brexiteers found it hard to believe their historic prize would not somehow be …

Dalai Lama picks Jeremy Corbyn as Successor

<i>Paul MacDonnell</i><p>SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE REUTERS INSTITUTE 2016 DIGITAL NEWS REPORT (I)<p>Where consumers get their news is changing. Over half of the …

Fake News

Creative Assembly to Develop New Spin-off Games in Total War Sagas

Total War Sagas Will Focus on Critical Historical Moments and Battles<p>The crack developers of the strategy genre, Creative Assembly, earlier announced …

Gaming Industry

Grenfell: 12-month immigration amnesty for survivors announced

Move means Home Office will not conduct checks on residents or those coming forward to help authorities in fire inquiry<p>The Home Office has announced a temporary 12-month immigration “amnesty” for survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire.<p>The immigration minister, Brandon Lewis, told MPs the move was in …

Immigration Detainees 'Benefit' From Being Paid Just £1 An Hour, Says Tory Minister

Government slammed for running 'disgusting virtual sweatshops'.<p>The Conservative government has been slammed using immigration detention centres as …

Tim Farron

Michael Gove’s ‘brain flip’ poisoned schools extremism debate

Minister misrepresented and needlessly damaged the Trojan horse schools, says the barrister who defended staff<p>In 2014 the so-called Trojan horse scandal broke in Birmingham, when it was said that a group of hardline conservative Muslim governors and teachers had set out to systematically take over …

Jeremy Corbyn is talking uneducated nonsense about tuition fees

Over the weekend, the Conservatives appeared to suffer a crisis of confidence. As calls for Theresa May to scrap the public sector pay cap grew, many Tories appeared to give up on the long term economic plan altogether. Damian Green called for a ‘public debate’ on tuition fees and Justine Greening …

Understanding Labour's 'youthquake'

The result of the June 8 general election has been widely described as a “youthquake”. According to this popular narrative, the votes of millions of …

Elections

How power operates in modern Britain: with absolute contempt | Aditya Chakrabortty

This isn’t just about Grenfell. The way a Labour borough on the other side of London treats social housing tenants shows a similar disregard for human dignity<p>Newspaper columns usually talk politics or policy, but not this one. Today I want to discuss an emotion: contempt. “The action of scorning or …

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Sport<p>From Roger Federer debating where his loyalties lie to Gael Monfils revelling in England's beer-soaked celebrations, it's safe to say World …

Soccer

Grenfell cladding was changed to cheaper version, reports say

Documents show contractors were asked to fit aluminium instead of more fire-resistant zinc, saving £300,000<p>Fire-resistant zinc cladding approved by residents of Grenfell Tower was replaced in the refurbishment contract with cheaper aluminium panels to save £293,368, according to documents seen by …