British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sounds like a leader ready to call an election and it is not impossible that one could be called within days, the BBC’s political editor said.
BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty was found in 2019 to have breached BBC guidelines after suggesting Donald Trump’s comment that female ethnic minority politicians from the so-called Squad should “go back” to the “places from which they came” was racist.
Britain and China have been exchanging barbs for months over China’s crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong, concern over the security of Huawei technology and the treatment of ethnic Uighurs in China’s Xinjiang region.
“Bad taste doesn’t begin to cover it,” wrote one person. “It’s vindictive and reinforces stereotypes. As far as I’m concerned it contains ‘hate’ speech. Disgusting.”
The TV presenter and model have three children together, twins Penelope and Leo, seven, and Felicity, four, all of whom have been diagnosed with autism.
Reporting around Prince Philip’s death has received more complaints than Jerry Springer: The Opera, which received 63,000 complaints in 2005, and Russell Brand’s prank call to actor Andrew Sachs, which drew 42,000 complaints in 2008.
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay suggested on Sunday that Britain is open to compromise with the EU over new UK proposals for Northern Ireland, but urged Brussels to show “creativity and flexibility.”
The BBC responded that Samira Ahmed was "an excellent journalist and presenter, and we regret that this case ever had to go to tribunal." But it defended its actions. "We have always believed that the pay of Samira and Jeremy Vine was not determined by their gender," it said.
Checks and balances are the skeleton beneath our body politic. The simple but powerful idea that you should not centralise power to one person or institution