Tag Archives: The Guardian

Anglican clergyman accuses Church in Wales of homophobia

Jeffrey John claims he was rejected for appointment as bishop of Llandaff after objections to his sexuality were raised <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Jeffrey John: ‘A number of homophobic remarks were made and were left unchecked and unreprimanded by the chair.’ Photograph: PA A senior Anglican clergyman has accused the Church in Wales of homophobia, claiming he was rejected ...

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Labour demands answers over George Osborne's Evening Standard job

George Osborne Government departments to be asked to detail advertising spending with London newspaper as row over former chancellor’s job as editor rumbles on <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> George Osborne: the Treasury spent £2.6m on newspaper advertising in the last financial year. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters George Osborne Labour demands answers over George Osborne’s Evening Standard job Government departments to ...

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Police arrest man, 33, on suspicion of murder after baby dies at London flat

Bidhya Sagar Das arrested close to scene of incident in Finsbury Park after one-year-old boy died and one-year-old girl suffered serious injuries on Saturday <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Police sealed off the area surrounding the scene of the incident in Finsbury Park while investigating. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Police have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of murder after the ...

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Google braces for questions as more big-name firms pull adverts

Sky, Vodafone and trio of high street banks take action as industry and UK government ask how their ads became attached to extremist material <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Sky, Lloyds, HSBC and RBS have joined McDonald’s and Audi in suspending advertising with Google Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Google executives are bracing for a two-pronged inquisition from the advertising industry and ...

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Ex-UK ambassador calls White House wiretap claims 'gratuitously damaging'

Sir Peter Westmacott, writing in the Guardian, has accused the White House of ‘peddling falsehoods’ by suggesting British intelligence spied on Trump Tower <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Donald Trump’s ‘famous reluctance to admit mistakes’ is behind his refusal to correct his unsubstantiated allegations, writes Sir Peter Westmacott in an unrestrained putdown. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP The former British ambassador to ...

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Neighbours could disappear from British screens

Talks over a deal for Channel 5 to continue showing long-running Australian soap have reportedly broken down <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Kylie Minogue as Charlene Mitchell, Craig McLachlan as Henry Ramsay, Anne Charleston as Madge Bishop and Ian Smith as Harold Bishop in Neighbours’ heyday. Photograph: Rex Shutterstock It has been part of the staple British soap diet for ...

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Man charged over attack on Gainsborough painting at National Gallery

Keith Gregory, 63, charged after 1785 work The Morning Walk damaged in attack that prompted east wing evacuation <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Detail from Mr and Mrs William Hallett (The Morning Walk) by Thomas Gainsborough. Photograph: National Gallery/PA A wing of the National Gallery was evacuated on Saturday afternoon after a man attacked a Thomas Gainsborough painting with a ...

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Unilever bids to heal shareholder rift amid 'garage sale' warnings

Unilever Sale of spreads business and one-off special dividend considered as government urged to protect UK’s ‘prize assets’ from takeover <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Paul Polman, chief executive of Unilever, has expressed support for changes to the takeover code. Photograph: Mark Lennihan/AP Unilever Unilever bids to heal shareholder rift amid ‘garage sale’ warnings Sale of spreads business and one-off ...

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Man and two teenagers arrested on suspicion of child abduction in Birmingham

Arrests come after police find two 13-year-old girls who had been missing since Friday in Washwood Heath area of the city <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Police found the two girls in the early hours of Sunday morning. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian A man and two teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of child abduction after two 13-year-old ...

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UK Mail driver who was unable to work after car accident charged £800

Delivery company accused of ripping off workers over costs passed on for finding drivers to cover for sickness absenses <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Emil Ibrahimov, who was injured while on duty, described UK Mail’s treatment as inhuman. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian Delivery company UK Mail has been accused of “ripping off” workers and using “inhuman” practices after ...

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