She added: “By providing sanitary products for free, universally, not only do we side step the cost of means testing but also make the statement that access to sanitary products is a basic human right for all, uniting our population in a shift towards equality.” … [Read more...] about What is the tampon tax and when will it be scrapped?
Poster boy budget
According to the transcripts released to the BBC the two men each expressed their fears for Diana’s children, especially Prince William. “She was such a rock of stability in the sense she connected them with the outside world,” Blair said. “The eldest boy, William, is quite like her in a way, he is very ‘feet on the ground’, he does things kids his age do. She was not the royal family but she was liked by ordinary people, it gave her problems with the royal establishment.” … [Read more...] about Blair and Clinton transcripts reveal global concerns of two buddies
McLaren’s own mother, Emily, was a distant figure, who, much to Rose’s disapproval, went off “gallivanting” when her marriage broke down. Decades later, McLaren recounted how he had once spotted her sitting in the same carriage as him on a train, but did not make contact. His emotional dislocation is a recurring theme, often expressed in a casual amorality that remains shocking to this day. With Westwood, he produced a range of T-shirts featuring a motif of the notorious “Cambridge Rapist” and, as manager of the post-punk pop group Bow Wow Wow, had plans to publish a sexually provocative teen magazine called Chicken aimed at their pre-pubescent fans. … [Read more...] about The Life and Times of Malcolm McLaren by Paul Gorman review – punk’s king of chaos
New regulations brought in last Thursday give police the power to issue instant £30 fines to people who gather in groups of more than two people or leave their homes without good reason such as for work, food-shopping or exercise. … [Read more...] about Staff at The Range in Bristol fear firm’s warehouse is a coronavirus risk with little social distancing and a lack of protective equipment while its customers STILL defy government orders to only shop for essential items
'Only after receiving the order to resume passage full ahead by the MRCC and that further assistance is not required, the Resolute, currently safely moored in the port of Willemstad, continued sailing towards her destination at Curacao. … [Read more...] about Venezuelan Navy releases video of moment German cruise liner collides with one of its warships which then sinks