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UPDATE Europe Votes to Protect Whistle-blowers – but will the UK Play Ball Beyond Brexit?

, 18 April 2019
MEPs have backed "Daphne's Law" amid concerns over the treatment of citizens and journalists who expose corruption and malpractice in the public interest. But key exemptions remain in place.
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Fact Justice for Daphne Kick Back Brexit Crime and Justice Democracy Media UK Politics Uncategorized Wikileaks

How Farage’s Campaign Colluded with Putin to Weaponise Hate and Islamophobia

, 17 April 2019
Following Channel 4's revelations that Nigel Farage's Leave EU campaign faked inflammatory photos of sexual attacks and staged videos about migrants, Byline Times has evidence of more racist propaganda sourced from the Kremlin.
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Fact Democracy in Danger Brexit Extremism Foreign Affairs Russia UK Politics

EXCLUSIVE Farage should Fix Himself – Brexit Party Boss Busted

, 16 April 2019
Oliver Norgrove, a former Nigel Farage admirer and Vote Leaver staffer, explains how Brexit broke itself on the back of 'grotesque simplifications'.
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Argument Brexit UK Politics

One Hundred Years On: Government Concerned about ‘Financial Implications’ of Apologising for the Amritsar Massacre

, 13 April 2019
100 years after the horrific expression of British brutality in India, the Government still appears unwilling to formally apologise for the killings in Jallianwala Bagh.
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Fact Foreign Affairs History Society and Welfare UK Politics

BREAKING UPDATED: Julian Assange appears in Court – what happens next?

, 11 April 2019
Following confirmation that Julian Assange has been arrested - twice - today, Byline Times provides the background to his legal battles and asks which allegations will be prioritised.
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Fact Crime and Justice Media UK Politics United States of America US Politics Wikileaks

EXCLUSIVE Losing Momentum – can Jeremy Corbyn Survive a Split from his Base?

, 8 April 2019
The unprecedented, unpunished rebellion of shadow cabinet members against a three-line whip raises the question: is Jeremy Corbyn only the ‘spiritual leader’ of the Labour party?
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Reportage UK Politics

The Story of Brexit is the Story of Empire: Why did so many Asian immigrants vote to leave the EU?

, 8 April 2019
The complicated love-hate relationship British immigrants from former colonies have with the Empire cannot be ignored if lessons are to be learned in post-Brexit Britain.
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Culture Reportage Brexit Society and Welfare UK Politics

UPDATE Democracy in Danger: ‘Online Harms’ plan fails to tackle threat posed by ‘Dark Ads’

, 8 April 2019
As Whitehall publishes plans to tackle online abuse, Conservative and Labour big-hitters issue stark warning over UK elections
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Fact Democracy in Danger Democracy Interference, collusion and alternative war Tech, Data and Algorithms UK Politics

UPDATE BACKDOOR BREXIT – Parliament Stumbling into International No-Man’s Land

, 5 April 2019
Alex Varley-Winter on the Lost Week in Westminster, as Britain faces ‘Third Country’ Limbo, 10000 tons of Sheep and 2,000,000 tons of Landfill.
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Fact In Contempt Brexit Democracy UK Politics

Online Islamophobia: YouTube Still Aiding the Targeting of Muslims

, 4 April 2019
Mike Stuchbery speaks to Parveen Ali who has experienced harrassment and abuse since appearing in a YouTube video by a well-known Far Right figure.
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Reportage Extremism UK Politics

A challenge to Boris Johnson: explain your ill-conceived CSA comments

, 4 April 2019
An emotional letter to Byline Times from a child abuse survivor has reignited debate over Boris Johnson's claim that Britain's CSA inquiry is a £60m waste of money.
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Argument UK Politics

UPDATE Ministers’ “Power Grab” from Doctors over Brexit Medicine Shortages

, 3 April 2019
The Department for Exiting the EU accepts ‘some risks to patients’ in Government’s emergency planning.
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Fact In Contempt Health and medicine UK Politics

News from the Brexit Cliff Edge

, 2 April 2019
Byline Times regular update on all the news about Britain's pending exit from the EU
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Reportage Britain on the Blink Brexit UK Politics

Theresa May’s Legacy of Chaos

, 1 April 2019
All Prime Ministers obsess about their place in history. As the endgame nears – how will Theresa May be remembered? The long term forecast isn’t good.
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Argument UK Politics

Democracy in Danger: How Safe is Britain’s Next Election?

, 29 March 2019
With the country on the edge of a snap general election or second referendum in an age of digital psyops, is our electoral system equipped for votes to be free and fair?
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Argument Democracy in Danger Democracy Interference, collusion and alternative war UK Politics

Two Fingers Up to the Country they Serve: The Age of MINISTERIAL IRRESPONSIBILITY

, 29 March 2019
The Age of Ministerial Irresponsibility: The cabinet ministers who got away with facing the consequences of disastrous decisions.
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Argument UK Politics

Boris Johnson planning a Trump-like populist bid for PM: backed by Steve Bannon and the Far Right

, 7 March 2019
You can get rid of the ridiculous bouffant hair, but that doesn't stop you being a dangerous buffoon.
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Argument Editorial Tech, Data and Algorithms UK Politics

Contempt Committee: Theresa May’s Government has ‘Not a leg to Stand On’ Withholding Information from Parliament

, 24 February 2019
The Government's attempts to block MPs from requesting the release of "sensitive information" is being scrutinised by a parliamentary committee.
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Reportage UK Politics

How Russian Bots Amplify Britain’s Jacob Rees-Mogg

, 19 February 2019
As his online influence has grown, so have revelations of other relationships between Rees-Mogg and entities with strong Russian connections.
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Fact Extremism Interference, collusion and alternative war UK Politics
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