The former actress, who has increasingly voiced her opinion on issues of equality and race since leaving the Royal Family, added: "That opportunity, that fundamental right, is in our ability to exercise our right to vote and to make all of our voices heard." … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle says ‘I know what it’s like to feel voiceless’ and vows to vote in 2020 presidential election
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With Beijing’s ever-tightening grip, the opposition camp in Hong Kong is left with less and less space to survive: the exact same stance deemed acceptable in 2016 is unacceptable in 2018. Agnes is hardly the first victim – and she will not be the last. As the remaining voices for civil disobedience are suppressed, the political spectrum narrows even further. … [Read more...] about The UK promised us Hong Kong would never walk alone – Theresa May has to keep that promise
Follow election night on the BBC Watch the election night special with Huw Edwards from 21:55 GMT on BBC One, the BBC News Channel, iPlayer As polls close at 22:00, the BBC will publish an exit poll across all its platforms, including @bbcbreaking and @bbcpolitics The BBC News website and app will bring you live coverage and the latest analysis throughout the night We will feature results for every constituency as they come in with a postcode search, map and scoreboards Follow @bbcelection for every constituency result From 21:45 GMT, Jim Naughtie and Emma Barnett will host live election night coverage on BBC Radio 4, with BBC Radio 5 live joining for a simulcast from midnight … [Read more...] about General election 2019: Do social media ads work, are they fair?
Go Outdoors has been gauging the appetite for a potential sale in recent weeks. However, JD hopes to maintain control of a smaller Go Outdoors brand in any potential deal, according to Sky News, which first reported the story. JD Sports declined to comment. … [Read more...] about JD Sports’ Go Outdoors brand likely to enter administration in days
Forty-eight hours later, after a trial where the jury was prevented from seeing and hearing much exculpatory evidence, McMillan was on her way to Rikers Island, the city’s decrepit, immense jail complex, awaiting sentence, which turned out to be 90 days (she could have been sent away for up to seven years) despite a letter to the judge from a majority of the jury asking that she not be sent back to jail at all. At Rikers, where she is one of more than 12,000 prisoners, McMillan has been denied medication. She has also been denied bail (her lawyers are appealing). She’s had enough of New York, though, and plans to move back to her hometown of Atlanta – a kinder, gentler city. … [Read more...] about Where are the Occupy protesters now?