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Week 1: Campaign context #107days

In our last post we re-launched #107days and shared the video that captured some of the wonderful action last year. In this post we wanted to provide some further context for the campaign. 245 more words

'How can I promise the unknown?': Clarke Carlisle gives powerful Newsnight interview on suicide and depression

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle has opened up on camera for the first time about his recent suicide bid.

The 35-year-old father-of-three told Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis what had been going through his mind on the day he tried to take his own life. 570 more words

TV

Newsnight: Gove v Bad Al in Full

The Minister for the Today Programme gave as spirited a defence as humanly possible of the PM’s decision to rule out a third term in this lively exchange with Alastair Campbell last night.  30 more words

Guido Fawkes

Cyril Smith child sex abuse inquiry 'scrapped after his arrest'

Claims that police officers were ordered to hand over evidence are ‘very credible and very frightening’

The Metropolitan Police are facing fresh allegations after it was revealed that an undercover police investigation that gathered evidence of child abuse by MP Cyril Smith was scrapped shortly after his arrest. 603 more words

INFORMATION

More evidence of government cover-up protecting high-profile paedophiles (#uk #politics #childabuse)

In an exclusive, the BBC programme ‘Newsnight’ reveals more information that there was a cover-up by government of child abuse by high-profile figures.

An undercover team investigating the late Liberal MP, Cyril Smith, and others during the 1980s were forced to stop their investigation and hand over all evidence they had gathered during their three-month enquiry by a ‘senior police officer’ they had never met before. 778 more words

Government & Politics

Guardian Editor Final Two Rumour

Hot goss: final two in race for Guardian editorship are now @iankatz1000 and @KathViner, insider tells me.

— Paul Waugh (@paulwaugh) March 13, 2015…

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Guido Fawkes

The sinister treatment of dissent at the BBC

If this is true, can the BBC be ever trusted?

Original post from The Guardian

‘………..Nick Cohen

The whistleblowers who broke the Jimmy Savile story have seen their careers nosedive while executives protect their own status… 1,146 more words

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