David Campbell addresses how he had all-white panel discussing Australia Day controversy

David Campbell has admitted the Today Extra show  picked the wrong guests for its panel discussion on the Australia Day ‘change the date’ controversy and the Indigenous Voice to Parliament – by excluding any Aboriginal input. Despite his disclaimer, the Today Extra segment went ahead on Friday morning with just himself, co-host Sylvia Jeffreys, and journalists Tom Tilley … Read more

Victorian single use plastic ban enforced from February 1 fines for selling supplying distributing

The everyday items that could see you cop a whopping $11,000 fine as ban on single-use plastic comes into effect in one Australian state Victoria to ban single-use plastics from Feb 1 The ban includes cutlery, straws and other items A maximum $54,000 fine could be handed to businesses  By Rachael Ward For Australian Associated … Read more

First-time homebuyers in lifetime Isas are left with LESS money than they put in because of rule

‘A dud scheme’: First-time homebuyers in lifetime Isas are being left with LESS money than they put in because of a single rule The LISA accounts were designed to help under-40s save for their first home 25% from the Government on top of savings convinced half a million to start one  Savers risk being caught … Read more

Equalities Minister braced for clash with UN who are releasing findings for evidence of racism in UK

Equalities Minister Kemi Badenoch braced for clash with UN who are releasing findings from trip in which they looked for evidence of racism in UK The UN Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent is visiting the UK Experts will study evidence of ‘racial bias and discrimination’  They will be meeting with Conservative … Read more

Charity backs Dame Ann Gloag as she faces ‘malicious allegations’ of human trafficking

A charity which supports trafficked people spoke out yesterday in support of Dame Ann Gloag following the revelation that the Stagecoach tycoon has been charged with human trafficking offences. The Open Door Foundation said it was ‘shocked and horrified’ to learn of the claims against its ‘long-time supporter and friend’ and insisted the allegations must … Read more

Labour accused of ‘misleading claim’ in food waste row with Department for Education 

‘Storm in a teabag’: Labour accused of ‘misleading claim’ in food waste row with Department for Education The Department of Education did a food collection trial at three main offices  Shadow Education Secretary said the 15 tons collected was ‘scandalous’ But the department said much of the waste was used teabags and coffee  By Brendan … Read more

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: How PM can burst Starmer’s balloon

MAIL ON SUNDAY COMMENT: How PM can burst Starmer’s balloon By Mail On Sunday Comment: Published: 01:55 GMT, 22 January 2023 | Updated: 02:10 GMT, 22 January 2023 Perhaps the most startling result in The Mail on Sunday’s Deltapoll survey today is that 37 per cent of respondents think Labour would deal better with the … Read more

Labour London Assembly members block free Underground station loos rejecting Green party amendment

Labour London Assembly members block free loos at Underground stations rejecting Green party amendment to invest £20million into new facilities Labour London Assembly has refused new free toilet facilities across TfL stations Transport for London have faced pressure to cut down on costs  By Ffion Haf For Mailonline Published: 10:17 GMT, 27 January 2023 | Updated: … Read more

Most bosses ‘secretly’ want all of their staff back in the office, says CBI boss Tony Danker

Most bosses ‘secretly’ want all of their staff back in the office ‘but it’s not going to happen overnight,’ CBI boss Tony Danker says The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) represents 190,000 UK businesses  Danker told BBC radio that the world of work has ‘gone crazy’ since pandemic  He also said the discussion over home working … Read more

Nick ‘Mr Loophole’ Freeman reveals how delayed notices could help drivers evade fines

‘Mr Loophole’ lawyer to the stars reveals how December’s postal strikes could help drivers evade fines and points on their licence if their speeding tickets arrive late If they successfully argue their case it is likely to be thrown out by magistrates He said to stop the loophole begin notifying people by email and text … Read more

Villagers who stopped caravan site being built on bluebell woods now aim to raise £150,000 to buy it

Villagers who halted the construction of a caravan site on a beloved bluebell wood now hope to raise £150,000 to buy the 31-acre site and ‘preserve it for future generations’ Residents from Gwent in South Wales have so far raised £4,340 on GoFundMe Workmen began tearing into the bluebell woods in August to build a … Read more