Sources claim Jones' departure has been in the pipeline at Nine - who owns 2GB - for several months following a massive fallout from advertisers and public backlash over his controversial comments about Ms Ardern … [Read more...] about Alan Jones is ordered to apologise on-air after breaching decency rules over ‘inaccurate’ comments on climate change and Jacinda Ardern
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Grim breakdown of 100 UK lockdown murders 100 people have been allegedly murdered in Britain since the lockdown was imposed on March 2366 of them were men, 28 were women, four were girls and two were boysThe youngest was one-month-old Colby Lawton, in Newbury, BerkshireThe oldest were both 88 - Dennis Kellond, in Godstone, Surrey, and John Rees88 of the murders were in England including 18 in LondonTwo of them were in Wales, six were in Northern Ireland and four were in ScotlandThe first was Xiangyu Li, 26, in Sheffield on March 24 The most recent was a 35-year-old man in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, yesterday … [Read more...] about UK’s lockdown murder toll hits 100 with ten in the past week – as expert says grim tally is fuelled by soaring number of domestic attacks
'We're enormously grateful for the efforts of the British public in sticking by the rules and getting the infection rate down and that does mean that from June 1 we will be able to allow people to have some more social contact in a safe and socially-distanced way. I'm sure that members of the public will show common sense.' … [Read more...] about ‘Don’t tear the pants out of it!’ Government adviser Prof Van-Tam warns public not to abuse liberties and risk pushing R rate above 1 when lockdown is eased and says ‘we’re at a very dangerous moment’ after huge crowds swarm beaches in 82F temperatures
There is vigorous debate every single day at universities. If there really were a censorship problem we’d hear about it. What we actually find are isolated instances blown out of proportion. There are a couple of reasons why ministers exaggerate: politically it plays well for their voter base. It also plays into the narrative that students are snowflakes, which is completely made up. On the one hand ministers are saying universities should be acting in loco parentis, and on the other that students are too sensitive and life needs to be made more uncomfortable – it’s a contradiction. … [Read more...] about Is Sam Gyimah right to be worried about safe-space policies?
Speaking in an interview recorded prior to lockdown restrictions being implemented, Ellie said it was time to introduce “overcautious and preventative” measures to avoid a climate disaster, in a similar manner to the way we reacted to the virus. … [Read more...] about Ellie Goulding wants to enlist Carrie Symonds’ help in tackling climate change