The Hunterian appoints ‘curator of discomfort’ to address how collections sustain ‘white supremacy’

Prestigious museum The Hunterian appoints a ‘curator of discomfort’ to address how its collections helped sustain a legacy of ‘white supremacy’ Museum said ideologies had been ‘used to justify looting and plundering’  Zandra Yeaman to work with staff in the way exhibits are promoted to the public  Professor Jeremy Black warned against using today’s morals … Read more

Major incident declared after huge ‘gas explosion’ destroys three homes in Lancashire

Major incident declared after huge ‘gas explosion’ destroys three homes in Lancashire as neighbouring properties evacuated Suspected gas explosion has destroyed up to three houses in Lancashire Fire service said units were called to Mallowdale Avenue in Heysham last night Police said a safety cordon has been put in place and residents evacuated By Jack Wright … Read more

Sara Cox reveals Davina McCall, Richard Madeley and Jonathan Ross helped resurrect her radio career

DJ Sara Cox reveals Davina McCall, Richard Madeley and Jonathan Ross helped resurrect her radio career after a slump following the birth of her third child Sara Cox revealed the broadcasters rallied round to help kickstart her career The 46-year-old presents BBC Radio 2’s Drivetime programme and other shows Contacted Davina McCall, Richard Madeley and … Read more

RAF pilots are issued with a fleet of 15mph e-scooters to commute from their quarters to work

RAF pilots are issued with a fleet of 15mph e-scooters to commute from their quarters to work to encourage greener travel RAF pilots have been issued with a fleet of e-scooters with top speed of 15.5mph Personnel at RAF Marham in Norfolk use e-scooters to make three-mile journey  Military chiefs have purchased 90 of the … Read more

Hunters face a total ban on bringing big game trophies back to the UK

Hunters face a total ban on bringing big game trophies back to the UK but campaigners fear a ‘blood money’ exemption for those who pay for conservation Almost 200 trophies were brought into the UK in 2019 alone including 15 tusks   Environment Secretary rules out an exemption to hunters funding conservation George Eustice vows to … Read more

Tory MPs vow to stop Boris Johnson being suspended from the House of Commons by rejecting watchdog

Tory MPs vow to stop Boris Johnson being suspended from the House of Commons over his ‘freebie’ Mustique trip with Carrie Symonds by rejecting the verdict of the standards watchdog MPs threatening to vote down Boris Johnson sanction if Kathryn Stone calls for it Senior Tory said the PM’s mandate cannot be ‘overturned by a standards … Read more

Prince Charles wants to ‘open up Royal palaces for the public’ when he becomes king

Prince Charles wants to ‘open up Royal palaces for the public’ when he becomes king Heir to the throne wants royal residences to open more widely for longer periods He wants residences to be transformed from private spaces to public places Buckingham Palace, Clarence House, Windsor Castle, Sandringham and Balmoral could all open up   By … Read more

Farming leaders fear Liz Truss trade deal will flood Britain with poor-quality meat

Farming leaders fear Liz Truss will sign a free trade deal with Australia which could see cheap beef flooding the UK market Minette Batters, president of the National Farmers Union, says members are concerned They fear Ms Truss’s negotiators have agreed to tariff-free access to UK market in their haste to secure a deal before … Read more