Priti Patel’s migrant war… against Ben & Jerry’s: Ice cream giant goes on Twitter attack over Home Secretary’s call for Navy to police the Channel

It went on to say ministers should make it easier for refugees to reach the country: ‘People wouldn’t make dangerous journeys if they had any other choice. The UK hasn’t resettled any refugees since March, but wars and violence continue. What we need is more safe and legal routes.’

No More ‘Dark Ads’ & Dodgy Donors as UK Online Political Ads Vowed to Be Transparent

1. A key point we have been campaigning for is going out to consultation by the Government. Digital ads will be required to carry an “imprint”. It is certainly welcome but it is the bare minimum the Government could be doing as we mention in this BBC

Boris Johnson urges BBC to reconsider ‘wrong decision’ after free TV licences are scrapped for over 75s forcing millions of households to pay £157.50 fee

Caroline Abrahams, Age UK charity director, added: ‘We’re bitterly disappointed by this decision on behalf of the millions of over 75s who have had a torrid time over the last few months and for whom this must feel like another kick in the teeth, during a terrible year.

Freeze them out: Call for boycott of ‘woke’ US ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s for condemning UK attempts to curb Channel migrants (and a reminder of how former hippy founders sold out to multinational Unilever)

In February 2016, Cohen created an ice cream flavour called ‘Bernie’s Yearning’ in support of U.S Senator from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, run for president in the 2016 Democratic Primaries against Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton. The flavour consists of plain mint ice cream covered by a solid layer of mint chocolate. According to Cohen, ‘The […]

Watchdog: Trump’s UK envoy made inappropriate remarks on religion, race, sex

An embassy spokesperson told The Hill that “Ambassador Johnson is fully focused on the important foreign policy priorities that represent our Special Relationship with the United Kingdom, including negotiating an unprecedented free trade agreement, helping our economies emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic stronger than ever, and securing our countries against the full range of threats […]

‘Sneaky’ tricks airlines like BA and Ryanair are using to deny coronavirus refunds or fee-free flight changes

Medical expenses – A good policy will give cover of £1million or more for travel in Europe and £2million or more for the USA Repatriation service – The costs of getting you back to the UK for medical reasons should be covered automatically by your policy Cancellation and curtailment – A good policy will cover […]

Jeremy Corbyn backs permanent customs union after Brexit

Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer has not ruled out continuing with free movement of people between the UK and the EU in some form after Brexit, under Labour’s plans, but he told BBC News it would have to be negotiated – as would any financial contribution the UK would make.

Brexit means drifting apart but we don’t want to build a wall – Tusk

MPs to debate Plaid’s EU citizenship call Brexit: All you need to know The European Parliament has its sayThe European Parliament has stressed that its preferred option is for the UK to continue to be a member of the single market and customs union after Brexit, in a draft resolution, leaked to the Politico website.

Rishi Sunak warns ‘hard times are here’ after UK plunges into ‘worst ever’ recession

“Schemes like Eat out to Help Out will no doubt provide some welcome relief for restaurant bosses, but the government will need to think carefully about how to support other sectors such as travel, which will continue to struggle without intervention.”

Is the Home Office attempting to ‘body-swerve’ official drugs advisers?

“If there is any suggestion that they were deliberately body-swerved in order to get a political outcome by resorting to an expert committee, that would leave some of us of a more sceptical disposition more worried than we might need to be,” Lib Dem peer Lord Kirkwood said.