December 2023

Watchdog won't act over serial Jewish Chronicle failures

The sham ‘regulator’ admits there are standards problems at Sir Robbie Gibb’s newspaper but insists – against all the evidence – that it has the matter under control, writes Brian Cathcart. “We are very much alive to the standards issues at the  ...

Global first: Grenada's underwater sculpture park gets a lot bigger

Created by British sculptor and ecologist Jason deCaires Taylor in 2006, the Molinere Bay Underwater Sculpture Park in Grenada is now one of the Caribbean country’s most popular underwater attractions. Grenada's captivating installation rece ...

"Joe Biden is finished" as massacre in Gaza continues

It will be remembered, I hope, as the hug that sank a craven president. It was mid-October. US President Joe Biden made the requisite pilgrimage to Tel Aviv to show that his staunch support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not simply ...

"support Black women at risk of deathly abuse"

Black women who are at risk of domestic murder face additional barriers in accessing support that could mean the difference between life and death, according to a new report.  Research by the Centre for Women’s Justice and Imkaan, titled Lif ...

Britain's shame: Refugee homelessness spiralled at Christmas

UK council leaders warned yesterday that a “perfect storm” could see thousands of refugees sleeping on the streets this Christmas. Town halls across England and Wales are facing high demand for temporary accommodation as the government works to clear ...

UK households faced worse winter amid cost-of-living crisis

Britain’s energy regulator has increased the maximum price suppliers can charge for a typical household’s annual gas and electricity use.  The move is expected to fuel the cost-of-living crisis across the country. Ofgem said in ...