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Former Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaking at a press conference at the Emmanuel Centre in London - Credit: PA

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GMB host hits out at Nigel Farage over attempt to link BLM movement to Bristol riots

A Good Morning Britain (GMB) presenter has criticised Nigel Farage for blaming the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement for some of the Bristol riots on Sunday evening. Thousands took the streets over the weekend to protest against legislation giving police increased powers to shut down peaceful protests. Demonstrations turned ugly when protesters began hurling projectiles at officers and set vehicles […]
Swedish environmental campaigner Greta Thunberg. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) - Credit: Getty Images

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Greta Thunberg criticises government over decision to green-light bee-killing pesticide banned by EU

Greta Thunberg has criticised the government for allowing UK farmers permission to use a bee-killing pesticide so poisonous that is banned by the EU. English farmers will soon be able to use neonicotinoid thiamethoxam on sugar beet crops, prompting outcries by environmentalists that ministers have bowed to pressure from farmers. Environment secretary George Eustice has given farmers permission […]
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Political commentator sums up Remainer frustrations with Brexit in brilliant one-liner

A political commentator has brilliantly summed up the frustrations Remainers have with Brexit using an age-old analogy. The New Statesman‘s Philip Collins said Brexiteers compared the concerns of Remainers to “The Boy Who Cried Wolf” having completely ignored the moral of the story. In the fable, which dates back to the Middle Ages, a young shepherd boy repeatedly trick nearby villagers into thinking […]
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Twitter users report Nadine Dorries following controversial tweet about the Pfizer vaccine and Brexit

Nadine Dorries has been reported to Twitter’s complaints department after users protested about a message she wrote suggesting Britain fast-tracked the Pfizer vaccine thanks to Brexit. Several Twitter users have reported the Brexiteer minister after she said Britain would “still be waiting” for the approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine had it not left the EU earlier this […]
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Brexiteer ridiculed after complaining UK’s Covid lockdown rules break ‘European Human Rights’ laws

A Brexiteer has sparked outrage after claiming Boris Johnson’s lockdown measures were an infringement of European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) laws. Steve Baker has raised eyebrows after claiming the prime minister’s lockdown measures breached ECHR regulations – the very laws he voted to repeal in 2016. Baker, a fervent Brexiteer and former chair of parliamentary anti-EU group the […]
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Vote Leave MP under fire after urging economic assessment of lockdown restrictions but not Brexit

A Tory MP has come under fire after calling for an economic assessment of lockdown measures despite previously dismissing similar analysis on Brexit. Steve Baker has urged the government to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of new Covid restrictions despite having previously called analysis by civil servants as “always wrong”. The government has signalled that England will return […]
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Brexiteer sparks row after suggesting outrage over Priti Patel bullying allegations should be ‘taken with pinch of salt’

A conservative commentator has sparked a row after suggesting reactions to allegations of bullying against Priti Patel should be taken with a “pinch of salt”. Vote Leave activist Darren Grimes provoked a tense exchange of opinions online after he claimed the “Left” were unfairly targeting Patel.  Allies of the home secretary have denied the allegations which were leaked in […]
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Ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon banned from Twitter after suggesting medical expert’s beheading

Donald Trump’s former chief strategist Steve Bannon has been permanently banned from Twitter for suggesting the beheading of Anthony Fauci, America’s top public health adviser. Bannon said he wanted to “pike” Fauci and FBI director Christopher Wray’s heads as a “warning” to bureaucrats. Fauci, who Trump publicly slandered and suggested firing, has been assigned extra government […]
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage during a press conference at the Emmanuel Centre in London, while on the General Election campaign trail. - Credit: PA

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‘I wouldn’t trust him with a tin of spam’: Reaction to Nigel Farage’s new venture in giving financial advice

Nigel Farage’s financial newsletter promising subscribers advice to “take back control” of their money has been roundly mocked online. The Brexit Party leader launched a website and daily email service, dubbed Fortune and Freedom with Nigel Farage,  to give members the financial knowledge to “take back control of your money and your life”. The Brexit frontman offers subscribers […]
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Laurence Fox accused of hypocrisy after boycotting Sainsbury’s over its support for Black History Month

Laurence Fox has been labelled a hypocrite after vowing to boycott Sainsbury’s because of its support for Black History Month. The 42-year-old actor accused the supermarket of promoting “racial segregation and discrimination” during a Twitter rant on Sunday. Fox’s post came after the supermarket chain announced it would be marking Black History Month, an annual observance of black […]
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Minister accused of ‘double standards’ over SNP MP after defending Dominic Cummings

Robert Jenrick has been accused of having “double standards” after his criticisms of opposition MPs breaking Covid regulations was not extended to the prime minister’s top adviser, Dominic Cummings. SNP MP Margaret Ferrier broke self-isolation guidelines when she travelled from her Glaswegian seat of Rutherglen and Hamilton West to Westminster while waiting for the results of a coronavirus test. Upon […]