In his latest Trews video, Brand said the government was “perpetuating” terrorism by selling arms to countries who were involved in human rights abuses against their citizens.
After fleeing countries where their lives were threatened, leaving behind families and friends, more than 3,000 people are living in a former dumping ground in Calais they call “the Jungle” as they try to make it across the border to the UK. They’ve even created their own language.
Migrants in Calais have been painted by the tabloid press as a menacing group who are breaking into lorries and causing traffic jams. Meanwhile, the town’s mayor has said it can’t cope with the numbers. But who are they, where have they come from, and why did they leave their homelands? BuzzFeed News travelled to Calais to find out.
The taste of pork is not traditionally popular with Muslims.
Most students who want experience at the BBC have to apply through a tedious and competitive online process, but some staff members appear to be bypassing this. Update: The BBC listings have now been taken down.
The notorious former MP and anti-war activist wants to run London. But does he actually have a campaign team? How will he fight the election?
The schools cited health issues as the reason behind the decision. Update: Some students will be allowed to fast – but only after having explicit permission from the headmaster.
The government’s independent reviewer of terrorism legislation also said that the controversial “Snoopers’ Charter” should not go forward without a better case being made for why it is needed.
Angus MacNeil also fist-punched the air at the same time, for some reason.
La photo du rappeur souriant devant l’objectif de Geoffrey Van Orden, eurodéputé du parti conservateur britannique, est troublante.
This picture of a happy Kanye West is weird and shocking on all manner of levels. Update: We now know why Frances Van Orden was hanging out with Kanye West.
Jon Stewart also appeared to ask permission for the US to invade Scotland for its oil.
Keiser would become the politician’s economic spokesperson if Galloway were to be elected mayor of London.
He then looked a bit sheepish when he had to apologise.
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In the House of Commons, the former leader recounted an amusing anecdote of a moment with his son.
The actor has taken part in a video series organised by human rights organisation Liberty to explain how the human rights act has helped Britons.
Naz Shah, the MP for Bradford West, says defeating George Galloway has made her very popular indeed in the Commons.
The prime minister came under fire from civil liberty campaigners after being photographed apparently entering the home of a suspected illegal immigrant.