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Thursday, 14 September 2017

UK targets 'bespoke' deal with EU to protect City

UK targets 'bespoke' deal with EU to protect City
- The UK government will aim for a "bespoke" deal with the EU to protect the City of London after Brexit, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said. Financial ...

Why Brexit and Trump make me nervous about the marriage equality vote

Why Brexit and Trump make me nervous about the marriage equality vote
- Take Brexit. The vote to leave took many, in both the remain and leave camps, by surprise. Commentators trying to do a post-mortem on the situation, ...

Brexit negotiations not going 'in the way we might hope' says former Bank of England governor ...

Brexit negotiations not going 'in the way we might hope' says former Bank of England governor ...
- Mervyn King, the former Bank of England governor, has said the Brexit negotiations are not “going in the way we might hope” as he urged Theresa ...

Why the amount of the "Brexit divorce bill" doesn't matter that much

Why the amount of the "Brexit divorce bill" doesn't matter that much
- The size of the Brexit bill Britons are willing to pay depends more on the options you give them than the actual amount.

Theresa May's ally Damian Green will be her secret Brexit weapon

Theresa May's ally Damian Green will be her secret Brexit weapon
- DAMIAN Green has become Theresa May's right hand man in Downing Street and, as first secretary of state his negotiator role is key as Brexit talks ...

These are the best (and worst places) for women to live in the UK

These are the best (and worst places) for women to live in the UK
- The study, carried out by the National Centre for Social Research, looked at eight core issues related to women's quality of life: education, income, ...

How will Brexit shape the European research landscape?

How will Brexit shape the European research landscape?
- If you asked UK-based researchers to name the biggest threats to British science, it's a safe bet that Brexit would feature high on the list.

North Korea's Weapons Tests Hurt Efforts to Build Education Links

North Korea's Weapons Tests Hurt Efforts to Build Education Links
- North Korea's Weapons Tests Hurt Efforts to Build Education Links ... in Pyongyang when the travel advice from the U.K. (British) government changed.

Blacks in UK more likely to be in prison than those in US

Blacks in UK more likely to be in prison than those in US
- In the United Kingdom, Black people make up 3 percent of the total ... Lammy pointed to contributing factors such as educational barriers, poverty, and ...

UK McDonald's workers take historic action

UK McDonald's workers take historic action
- This is why, this week here in the UK, McDonald's workers went on strike to ... However, the fact is that 60% of Britons in poverty are living in working ...

If we are serious about eliminating poverty, we need to re-humanise social security

If we are serious about eliminating poverty, we need to re-humanise social security
- In an episode of Radio 4's recent documentary series, The Untold, the producers followed Amir through the obstacle course that is the UK's welfare ...

Child psychiatric disorders tied to in utero antidepressant exposure

Child psychiatric disorders tied to in utero antidepressant exposure
- Antidepressant use during pregnancy is tied to an increased risk of psychiatric illnesses, especially mood disorders, in children, ...

Children living with both parents 'have better mental health'

Children living with both parents 'have better mental health'
Children who spend equal time with both parents following divorce or separation have better mental health than other children, a new study suggests.

Boy killed himself in UK after he was bullied for being good-looking

Boy killed himself in UK after he was bullied for being good-looking
- Boy killed himself in UK after he was bullied for being good-looking ... Brandon was then referred to the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service ...

Could your child be a psychopath? Six signs to watch out for

Could your child be a psychopath? Six signs to watch out for
- Professor Stephen Scott, from the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College London, says one per cent of children display callous-unemotional traits, ...

Mental health is a critical component in disaster response and recovery

Mental health is a critical component in disaster response and recovery
- Sia, along with her three young children went to attend a church meeting on the night of 13 August and, because the rain was so heavy, stayed with ...

95% of young people not taught about LGBT relationships, study finds

95% of young people not taught about LGBT relationships, study finds
- Meanwhile 97% believe it's wrong to exclude LGBT-inclusive SRE from ... “We need young people to be equipped for life in Britain as it is today, with ...

Pennywise the clown has a boyfriend - and you won't BELIEVE who it is

Pennywise the clown has a boyfriend - and you won't BELIEVE who it is
- Earlier this year, The Babadook - the titular monster in the 2014 Australian psychological horror - became an unlikely tongue-in-cheek gay icon when ...

Serbia's Homophobes Are Not Just 'Loud Minority'

Serbia's Homophobes Are Not Just 'Loud Minority'
- Serbia's new prime minister has only made life harder for the LGBT ... The UK Guardian quotes her in a different interview, saying: “The reason why I ...

Psychologist from Newport Pagnell travels the world for LGBT rights

Psychologist from Newport Pagnell travels the world for LGBT rights
- “We do have some LGBT training here in the UK but it is quite localised, e.g. in Camden, Brighton, Manchester. I am trying to look at ways to do this ...

Nigerian Gay Activist Bisi Alimi Invited To Speak In UNILAG After Being Disgraced

Nigerian Gay Activist Bisi Alimi Invited To Speak In UNILAG After Being Disgraced
- Shortly after, Alimi fled Nigeria for the UK where he began his advocacy, and has won major awards, including a nod for the Vodafone Campaigner of ...

LGBT+ people share their traumatic experiences of homophobia on Twitter

LGBT+ people share their traumatic experiences of homophobia on Twitter
- Australians have taken to Twitter to share their experiences of homophobic and transphobic abuse as part of the campaign for equal marriage in the ...

Benham brothers claim God sent hurricanes to tell us to “repent” for LGBT+ rights

Benham brothers claim God sent hurricanes to tell us to “repent” for LGBT+ rights
- This lesbian mayor had the best response to claims gays caused Hurricane Harvey. The brothers, who were fired from their HGTV reality ...



Former Rangers stars call for LGBT education in Scottish schools

Former Rangers stars call for LGBT education in Scottish schools
- Three former Rangers stars have backed calls for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues to be taught in schools, as part of an effort to ...

Where are the cast of Queer As Folk UK now?

Where are the cast of Queer As Folk UK now?
- It's fair to say that Queer As Folk was a game changer for British television. ... The show, which followed the lives of three gay men in Manchester, ...

Churchill's grandson slams 'barking mad' National Trust over LGBT survey questions

Churchill's grandson slams 'barking mad' National Trust over LGBT survey questions
- The Daily Mail and Tory MP Sir Nicholas Soames have lashed out at the National Trust – for daring to ask volunteers if they are LGBT. The National ...

Glasgow lad gears up for sky dive and half marathon to support LGBT kids

Glasgow lad gears up for sky dive and half marathon to support LGBT kids
- Among the campaign's proposals are calls for LGBT issues, such as same-sex families and the history of the LGBT rights movement, to be included in ...

West End And Broadway Star Kerry Ellis To Celebrate Bolton Pride

West End And Broadway Star Kerry Ellis To Celebrate Bolton Pride
- his first professional appearance in the UK at the Bolton Octagon in 1969, and stories from the LGBT community about coming out and hate crime.

Married gay couple who were denied the chance to have a baby through a surrogate are ...

Married gay couple who were denied the chance to have a baby through a surrogate are ...
- A gay couple denied the chance to have a baby using a surrogate challenged a Utah law on Tuesday. The case came before the Utah Supreme Court ...

Court rules song calling gay people 'fairies' is NOT homophobic

Court rules song calling gay people 'fairies' is NOT homophobic
- A court has ruled that a song calling gay men 'fairies' and 'fags' is not homophobic. Judges at Stratford Magistrates Court unanimously ruled that a ...

Trump Transgender Ban Is A Huge Step Backwards

Trump Transgender Ban Is A Huge Step Backwards
- In our work at Bolt Burdon Kemp here in the UK, we are aware of many ... The British Army welcomes transgender personnel and reassures us that those ... At the Army LGBT conference at the end of July, the Diversity and Inclusion ...

National Trust asks volunteers: 'Are you non-binary?'

National Trust asks volunteers: 'Are you non-binary?'
- On sexual orientation, they are asked if they are “Bisexual”, a “Gay man”, a “Gay woman/lesbian”, “Heterosexual/straight” or again if they would “Prefer ...