Banksy: Every piece of art from the mysterious guerrilla artist

Banksy: Every piece of art from the mysterious guerrilla artist

Street artist Bansky has been surprising the world since the Nineties. Over the past few decades, his stencils – with their recognisable style and often bearing searing political statements – have unexpectedly appeared in various cities across the globe.  Despite the worldwide acclaim, Banksy remains anonymous, something that has only served to help heighten the buzz around his work:…
Any idea that a second referendum would be an affront to democracy died on Saturday afternoon

Any idea that a second referendum would be an affront to democracy died on...

That oft-repeated notion, that a second referendum on Brexit would somehow be an affront to democracy, came to an end on Saturday afternoon. It came to an end beneath the whirring helicopters and the blazing London sun, and above the noble, angry racket of hundreds of thousands of people. It’s not just that what they…
Giant 1,000m spider web covers Greek lake

Giant 1,000m spider web covers Greek lake

A lake in northern Greece has been transformed into a scene out of horror movie after it was cloaked in a 1,000-metre web spun by a huge swarm of spiders. Eerie pictures of Lake Vistonida show roadside bushes, fences and small trees completely covered by the cobwebs. Experts say that the rare phenomenon was a result of hundreds…
Matteo Salvini: Italy’s far-right leader hints at run for European Commission president

Matteo Salvini: Italy’s far-right leader hints at run for European Commission president

Italy’s far-right interior minister Matteo Salvini has hinted that he may run for the European Commission presidency. The 45-year-old hardline politician was quoted as saying that he was eyeing up Jean-Claude Juncker’s job, adding that the move would make sense if a coalition of nationalist groups wins the next EU elections.  “It’s true, friends from different…
Liberal Democrats to begin process of selecting MEP candidates for European elections

Liberal Democrats to begin process of selecting MEP candidates for European elections

The Liberal Democrats are to begin the process of selecting MEP candidates for the 2019 European Parliament elections – despite the vote being eight weeks after Britain’s scheduled departure from the EU. Sir Vince Cable told The Independent he was taking the “sensible step” in case Theresa May fails to secure a deal before March 2019…
Marching for a Final Say on Brexit tomorrow is the right thing to do, no matter how you voted

Marching for a Final Say on Brexit tomorrow is the right thing to do,...

Those who voted Leave, Remain or nothing at all are deeply concerned about what is happening to the country. They demand the right to approve what is being done in their name, so often incompetently. They will be marching for a Final Say on Brexit through a People’s Vote in London because it’s crucial this…
Tommy Robinson could have caused Huddersfield grooming trial to collapse and child rapists go free

Tommy Robinson could have caused Huddersfield grooming trial to collapse and child rapists go...

Grooming trials that saw the largest gang ever convicted for years of sexual abuse were almost derailed by Tommy Robinson as he claimed to “expose” the crimes. A judge paused jury deliberations in the second of three linked trials over fears that the far-right figurehead’s live stream of the case from outside Leeds Crown Court would result in the case…
Final Say: More than 100,000 protesters expected in London to lead largest anti-Brexit demonstration to date

Final Say: More than 100,000 protesters expected in London to lead largest anti-Brexit demonstration...

Thousands of activists, politicians and celebrities will take to the streets of London today to make an extraordinary appeal for a second Brexit referendum. MPs from all parties will put aside their differences to demand a People’s Vote on the final deal, in what is expected to be the largest anti-Brexit demonstration to date, with speeches from household names such as Delia Smith,…
Why protest? Because we can do no other

Why protest? Because we can do no other

Why protest? The fundamental reason is that very often the common people, to use an old-fashioned term, have no alternative but to do so. A lot of those attending this weekend’s March for the Future will feel that way. Many feel as though they were cheated on and lied to during the 2016 EU referendum…
Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia says missing journalist killed ‘after fight at consulate’

Jamal Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia says missing journalist killed ‘after fight at consulate’

Saudi Arabia has said the journalist Jamal Khashoggi - who went missing more than two weeks ago - is dead, blaming a "fight"  inside the nation's consulate in Istanbul. Quoting the results of the preliminary investigation from the nation's public prosecutor, the government-controlled al-Akhbariya television said Mr Khashoggi died unintentionally during a “fist fight” with people who “met him during…

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