Campaigners are calling for greater punishments for academics who sexually harass students Hush-hush deals hide scale of campus harassment claims – campaigners

Campaigners are calling for greater punishments for academics who sexually harass students The use of non-disclosure agreements in sexual harassment cases at universities is masking the scale of the problem, campaigners have said. Read Full Story

 

Theresa May has reportedly been told she does not need a vote to begin the Brexit process Theresa May ‘can trigger Brexit without Parliament’

Theresa May has reportedly been told she does not need a vote to begin the Brexit process MPs could be sidelined by Theresa May over Brexit, with the Prime Minister reportedly set to deny them a vote before formally triggering the process of leaving the European Union. Read Full Story

 

Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered Whitehall departments to identify and publish information showing how outcomes vary for people of different backgrounds May orders public service audit to reveal racial disparities

Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered Whitehall departments to identify and publish information showing how outcomes vary for people of different backgrounds Theresa May has launched an audit of public services to root out racial disparities as part of a drive to tackle inequality and reveal "difficult truths". Read Full Story

 

The organisation's report found the EU referendum campaign was marked by "divisive, anti-immigrant and xenophobic rhetoric" UN committee concerned about rise in racist hate crimes after Brexit vote

The organisation's report found the EU referendum campaign was marked by "divisive, anti-immigrant and xenophobic rhetoric" A United Nations body has expressed serious concerns about the increase in racist hate crimes in parts of the UK as a result of the Brexit vote. Read Full Story

 

VIDEO: Alex Salmond discusses Rio Olympics and how to inspire our next generation of sporting heroes

Speaking in his exclusive Press and Journal video blog, Alex Salmond discusses the success of Team GB in Rio and how to inspire the next generation of sports heroes. Read Full Story

 

Angela Merkel is in Warsaw for talks with four central European leaders about the shape of the EU after Britain leaves (AP) Britain’s exit a deep break in the EU’s history of integration, says Merkel

Angela Merkel is in Warsaw for talks with four central European leaders about the shape of the EU after Britain leaves (AP) German chancellor Angela Merkel said Britain's decision to leave the European Union has exposed the need for better communication within the bloc as it faces security and economic challenges. Read Full Story

 

Labour won a council by-election prompted by the resignation of Willie Clarke Labour wins council seat vacated by ‘last elected communist councillor’

Labour won a council by-election prompted by the resignation of Willie Clarke Labour has won a council by-election prompted by the resignation of Willie Clarke, known as the last elected communist councillor in the UK. Read Full Story

 

A computer generated image issued by EDF of the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear plant (EDF/PA) ‘New Hinkley Point power station not essential for UK to meet energy targets’

A computer generated image issued by EDF of the planned Hinkley Point C nuclear plant (EDF/PA) The UK can meet its energy and climate change targets without building the controversial new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, a new report has found. Read Full Story