Current Affairs News

Threats in French Presidential Election Race

Left wing weekly Socialist Worker and the daily liberal Guardian have both this week profiled a new and emerging threat to French democracy in the shape of Eric Zemmour, a populist politician to the right even of the well known xenophobic leader Marine Le Pen. Mr Zemmour has not yet declared himself a candidate for next year's Presidential election in France, but has been widely touted as a new icon for the far right, disappointed by Ms Le Pen's toning down of some of the anti-Jewish and anti-Muslim sentiment of her party.

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Shocking Policy on Unwed Mothers Enquiry

The government at Westminster and the Scottish Government are both to hold formal enquiries into one of the most explosive scandals ever to involve the NHS, the nursing profession and social workers – namely, the forced adoption of thousands of babies who were born to unmarried women during the p

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Revealed: BBC Arabic Service Bias

The Jewish Chronicle newspaper has published an exclusive report into the output of the BBC Arabic Satellite TV Channel, which is funded from the BBC license fee and serves viewers in the Middle East.

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Street Parties as Swiss Back Marriage Rights

Swiss reactionaries, including conservative parties, the far right and religious extremists, ended up with egg on their faces at the weekend, as the small Apline country voted overwhelmingly to support samesex marriage reforms in a nationwide referendum.

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Royals Support "BLM". But Does it Mean Much?

Her Majesty the Queen is said to be a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, according to Sir Ken Olisa, the Lord Lieutenant for London and the first black person to hold this role.

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20
Sep

The BBC News Channel reports that Anti-Vaccination extremists have been trying to punish those removing their illegal flyposters by placing razor blades behind the literature, whic

30
Aug

Writing in Medium.com, journalist Gemma Stone reveals that anti-transgender feminists have launched vicious verbal attacks on Rape Crisis Scotland.

23
Aug

The British African-Caribbean newspaper the Voice reports that asylum seekers who are housed in temporary accommodation such as former barracks and hotels have been subject to more

22
Aug

San Francisco's LGBTQIA newspaper, the Bay Area Reporter says that the United States first ever gay ambassador James C Hormel has passed on at the age of eighty eight.

14
Aug

Although LGBTQIA organisations and activists are politically a diverse rainbow, sometimes groups will collaborate with non-queer organisations to pursue a common interest.

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