Though Theresa May’s Government gave itself a deadline of July 2019 to report on progress against UN Sustainable Development Goals, it now seems to be hiding its lack of action.
Peter Jukes argues that the public broadcaster is easily gamed by bad actors and vested interests who can break the rules with impunity – just like so many other key British institutions.
G7 leaders will gather to discuss calls for a ‘Christchurch Call’ to combat terrorism and violent extremism on social media – but what about the news sites of the traditional press?
The former Mayor of London and Foreign Secretary is on manoeuvres this summer: James Hanning explores the possible pipelines of money fueling him.
Far from being topics of taboo, integration, immigration and racism have been politicised for years in dishonest narratives. Are Tony Blair and other centrists going down the same path again as populism rears its ugly head once more?
Otto English on how it’s not only Claire Fox who is taking the wheels off the Brexit Party bus.
Populist, anti-elitist, libertarian? Nigel Farage’s new party doesn’t have any ‘members’ and is secretive, authoritarian and looks like a one man dictatorship.
Byline Times’ court reporter James Doleman returns with the curious case of Natalie McGarry
A today’s session of the UK parliamentary committee on Human Rights, Commander Adrian Usher made a surprise shot across the bows of the growing climate change protest movement.
Louise Raw counters some of the myths around the former EDL founder and argues there is only one antidote if Robinson announces his candidacy
Otto English on the weird moral maze of would-be Brexit Party MEP Claire Fox and her Spiked Network.
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.
Oliver Norgrove, a former Nigel Farage admirer and Vote Leaver staffer, explains how Brexit broke itself on the back of ‘grotesque simplifications’.
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.
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.
No deal scenarios – EU civil servants voting today on UK meat and dairy farmers’ access to EU Market UK Government is working against the clock to get the permissions necessary to sell meat and dairy to Europe in a no deal scenario The European Commission’s Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed (SCOPAFF)…
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?
The complicated love-hate relationship of immigrants from former colonies with the British Empire cannot be ignored if lessons are to be learned in post-Brexit Britain, says Hardeep Matharu
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.
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.
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.
The Department for Exiting the EU accepts ‘some risks to patients’ in Government’s emergency planning.
The Age of Ministerial Irresponsibility: The cabinet ministers who got away with facing the consequences of disastrous decisions.
A Prevent “mentor” helping to deradicalise people through his extraordinary experience inside a murderous neo-Nazi group speaks to Byline Times.
You can get rid of the ridiculous bouffant hair, but that doesn’t stop you being a dangerous buffoon.
As a new campaign is launched calling for the Government to introduce non-means tested legal aid for families who lose relatives in a state-related death, a Government minister defends the status quo.
The Government’s attempts to block MPs from requesting the release of “sensitive information” is being scrutinised by a parliamentary committee.
As his online influence has grown, so have revelations of other relationships between Rees-Mogg and entities with strong Russian connections.
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee’s final report on disinformation and fake news reveals new evidence and calls for new investigations into dark data, dark money and Russian influence in British elections.
Criminal investigations into Leave campaigns still stalled amid allegations up to a dozen MPs in the frame.
Does the UK need more centrism or has it been the cause of the current malaise facing the nation? Since the EU Referendum in June 2016, Westminster has regularly been awash with rumours of a new centrist party. With polls showing increasing disaffection with the leadership of the traditional parties and distrust in wider politics,…
Turning Point USA is funded by a number of wealthy right-wing businessmen. This week Turning Point UK tried to launch a similar pseudo-grassroots young conservative movement in Britain.
Hardeep Matharu meets the charity helping inmates to think about their lives and how to transform them and explores why we can’t wait for the Government to make prisons places of change.