Only this morning Iain Duncan Smith panned Ken Loach’s new film, I, Daniel Blake, calling its damning depiction of the UK’s benefits system –crippled by his own cuts — “unfair” … which makes his begging Theresa May to spare his precious Universal Credit the axe all the more delicious.
Zac Goldsmith must be giddy with glee, with all the glowing endorsements for his independent by-election campaign. Especially since the Ukippers have joined the bandwagon.
Ipso board member Trevor Kavanagh is under harsh scrutiny, after he used his column in The Sun to criticise Channel 4 News reporter Fatima Manji.
BBCBreakfast: “I made a mistake..”
.MichaelGove reflects on his failed leadership bid & his new role scrutinising … pic.twitter.com/fEcoaHfjy4
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Now he’s found his way back into the fold with his new select committee post, Michael Gove has set about rebuilding bridges; a task that even Isambard Kingdom Brunel might have baulked at.
You might have thought that the NHS is in chronically poor health. Actually, it’s worse than that.
A councillor in Colchester, Essex, has brightened up a lonely lamp post’s life by bringing it a card and cake to celebrate the first anniversary of the day its light went out.
No longer the stuff of kids’ comics and science fiction, robots are rapidly growing more commonplace, more capable and more keen to get your job — especially if you work in the public sector.
The Tories approved a third runway for Heathrow today, which is quite the volte face given both Cameron and May’s historic opposition to the policy.