September 26, 2022

Iranian embassy: Protesters clash with police in London

The Met Police says several officers were hurt in the clashes and five people were arrested. Protesters have clashed with police officers during demonstrations outside the Iranian embassy in London. The Met Police said members of the crowd threw missiles at officers and breached police lines in Princes Gate, Knightsbridge, on Sunday afternoon. It comes […]

Read More

Keir Starmer: Labour would reverse cut to top income tax rate

Scrapping the 45% rate is the “wrong choice” during a cost-of living crisis, the Labour leader says. This video can not be played To play this video you need to enable JavaScript in your browser. Labour would reverse the government’s cut to the top rate of income tax, leader Sir Keir Starmer has said. He […]

Read More

People smuggler: I get clients to sign a waiver

A people smuggler lifts the lid on his trade to BBC Panorama’s Jane Corbin. A people smuggler says the UK government’s plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is no deterrent for his customers. Jane Corbin meets him at his base in Turkey. Night is falling as I make my way up the creaking stairs […]

Read More

Rihanna to headline Super Bowl half-time show

The nine-time Grammy winner will headline February’s event in Arizona, the NFL has announced. Image source, Getty Images Pop superstar Rihanna will headline the half-time show at February’s Super Bowl in Arizona, the NFL has announced. The nine-time Grammy winner broke the news by posting a photo of an NFL branded football to Twitter. Organisers […]

Read More

Ukraine war: Protests in Russian Dagestan region against new draft

Demonstrators clashed with security officials, in rare violent backlashes against police. Image source, Telegram Demonstrators in Russia’s Dagestan region have clashed with police, in the latest protests to break out against Moscow’s new “partial mobilisation”. OVD-Info, an independent Russian human rights monitor, said over 100 people were arrested during protests in the regional capital Makhachkala. […]

Read More

Giorgia Meloni: Italy’s far right set to win election – exit polls

Giorgia Meloni is on course to be Italy’s first female PM, with a right-wing coalition, exit polls say. Image source, Reuters Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni has claimed victory in Italy’s election, and is on course to become the country’s first female prime minister. Ms Meloni is widely expected to form Italy’s most right-wing government since […]

Read More