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No One Should Have To Choose Between Educating Their Kids Or Having Access To Medicine

Isabel Torres has worked in the pharmaceutical industry for nearly 20 years and is the Global Head of Access to Medicine at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Last week, Takeda hosted the ‘Blueprint for Success’ summit in Geneva – bringing together experts from government, industry, NGOs, foundations, academia, finance and the wider business world to explore how new partnerships and innovation can improve ...

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Tory Cuts To Women's Refuges Leads Activists To Occupy Holloway Prison

Activists are occupying the abandoned Holloway Prison to stop it being turned into luxury flats and in protest at Tory cuts to domestic violence services. Sisters Uncut say the ‘reclamation’ of the former women’s jail is to show the government it should make the space a refuge for survivors. “The site has been empty now for a year and totally ...

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Brexit Briefing: By Her Own Logic, Theresa May Caused The Biggest Risk To Brexit

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your inbox every Thursday afternoon. If you like what you read, make sure you subscribe to our Commons People podcast here for even more analysis about what goes on in Westminster. 1) The ...

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One Love Manchester Concert: When Is It On, Plus Who's Performing Alongside Ariana Grande

The BBC has today confirmed their plans to broadcast the weekend’s huge music event titled One Love Manchester, the special concert being held to honour and raise funds for the victims and their families of last week’s bombing in the city. A roll-call of A-list performers is now confirmed to take part in the concert, including Ariana Grande, whose previous ...

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Donald Trump Paris Accord Announcement Confirms US Will Withdraw From Climate Change Pact

Donald Trump has confirmed the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change in a speech in which he claimed he “cares deeply about the environment”. A White House memo explaining the President’s decision said: “The Paris Accord is a BAD deal for Americans, and the President’s action today is keeping his campaign promise to put American workers first. “The ...

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‘Britain’s Got Talent’: Amanda Holden’s (Amazing) Dress Causes A Stir As David Walliams Jokes It's 'Inappropriate'

If we needed proof that Britain’s Got Talent’s Amanda Holden wasn’t joking when she said she welcomed any outfit-related Ofcom complaints, we certainly got it during Thursday (1 June) night’s semi-final. The judge previously revealed the careful planning that goes into her ensembles, and she had people talking – including Ant and Dec – within minutes of the live show ...

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'Britain's Got Talent': Mersey Girls And The Pensionalities Become Latest Acts Through To Saturday's Grand Finale

Mersey Girls and The Pensionalities have become the next acts to make it through to the ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ live final, which will take place on Saturday (3 June).  The Pensationalities won the semi-final and were clearly stunned to have gone through, telling Ant and Dec it was “incredible”, adding “we have no words”.  Mersey Girls – who were Alesha ...

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Theresa May Mocked For Dodging Radio 4's Women’s Hour

Theresa May has earned more scorn for dodging further high-profile media scrutiny. The Tory leader has reportedly side-stepped an interview with BBC Radio 4” Women’s Hour, with Education Secretary Justine Greening poised to appear instead, the Daily Telegraph’s Christopher Hope said. BREAKING Theresa May has refused to appear on @BBCRadio4‘s Woman’s Hour tomorrow morning. She is sending Justine Greening. — ...

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Donald Trump's Paris Agreement Announcement And 11 Times It Made No Sense

Trump said that he would begin negotiations to re-enter the agreement or establish “an entirely new transaction” to get a better deal for the US. But he suggested re-entry was hardly a priority, saying: “If we can, great. If we can’t, that’s fine.” Here are 11 times his speech made little or no sense whatsoever… Click here to Read from ...

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Paris agreement: Angela Merkel says she will help 'save our planet' after Trump's withdrawal from climate deal

Angela Merkel has responded to Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement and that she will continue efforts to tackle global warming. A statement released by Ms Merkel’s spokesperson on Twitter said she was “disappointed w/ Pres Trump’s decision. Now more than ever we will work for global climate policies that save our planet”. Mr Trump announced on ...

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