Chinese state TV pulls Arsenal game after Özil comments on treatment of Uighur Muslims – Channel 4 News

China’s state television has pulled Sunday’s Arsenal match against Manchester City after Arsenal star Mesut Özil’s comments on China’s treatment of Uighur Muslims. Özil described the Uighurs as a community of fighters standing up to atrocities. Arsenal insisted that the club always stayed out of politics, saying that the player’s remarks were his personal opinions. A Chinese Foreign […]

#Brexit – ‘We are ready to start the next phase, to defend and promote Europe’s interests’ #EUCO

  The decisive victory by the British Conservatives in yesterday’s general election was widely and enthusiastically welcomed by European leaders attending today’s (13 December) European Council. Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Xavier Bettel said that they welcomed the certainty that the election provided and said that it had been difficult when things had been agreed in Brussels, […]

‘The risk of #Brexit happening without a ratified deal still exists’ Phil Hogan 

European Commissioner for Trade, Phil Hogan Speaking at his first event in Ireland as the European Commissioner for Trade (6 December), Phil Hogan addressed what he described as the ‘seemingly endless’ question of Brexit, as well as other pressing trade issues.   Hogan is hoping that next week’s UK general election will provide clarity and […]

Man guilty of sex attacks on women and children – Channel 4 News

It took the jury foreman seven-and-a-half minutes to deliver the verdicts. Serial sex attacker Joseph McCann was guilty of 37 charges. His youngest victim was just 11 years old. McCann kidnapped, assaulted and raped women and children in terrifying attacks across England over a two week period. But 34-year-old McCann was released in error without […]

Scotland Yard to question Russian oligarch #VladimirGusinsky over money laundering allegations

Scotland Yard detectives are scoping an investigation into a London based Russian oligarch over alleged links to money laundering.Officers were brought into the inquiry after detailed financial information was passed to the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA).The NCA leads the fight against money laundering both at home and abroad – writes Philip Braund. It’s alleged […]

Arron Banks and the UKIP data hijack – Channel 4 News

Leave.EU – the largest pro-Brexit campaign in Britain, set up and run by the millionaire Arron Banks – have been accused of hijacking personal data during the Referendum campaign. A whistleblower who worked for UKIP during the Brexit campaign has told this programme how he was ordered to hand over the personal details of more […]