Sadiq Khan says Londons police is underfunded and takes dig at Donald Trump

London police underfunded, says mayor, takes dig at Donald Trump

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick visited the scene of the attack on London Bridge and addressed the media on June 5. Khan says he thinks that they are not receiving the sort of funding they need as a capital city. The Mayor also took a sly dig at US President Donald Trump when talking about state visits, making the point that they have to protect the visitors, even if some guests are less welcome.  Jun 5, 2017
Theresa May says Jeremy Corbyn doesnt meet even the minimum requirement to be Prime Minister

Theresa May says Jeremy Corbyn doesnt meet even the minimum requirement to be Prime Minister

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on 5 June that the leader of the opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, would not keep Britain safe if he were to win the UK general election on 8 June. Commenting on his defence policies at a campaign speech in central London, the prime minister said that is not leadership, its an abdication of leadership. Its a failure to meet the minimum requirement of the job of prime minister: to keep the country safe. Jun 5, 2017
Jeremy Corbyn backs calls for Theresa May to resign

Jeremy Corbyn backs calls for Theresa May to resign

May has come under pressure over her record as police cuts during her time as home Secretary. Corbyn said that he does back calls for May to resign, although he added that the general election on 8 June is perhaps the best opportunity to deal with it. Jun 5, 2017
Who is Oscar Lopez Rivera?

Who is Oscar Lopez Rivera?

A former leader of the FALN (Armed Forces of National Liberation) and a Puerto Rican nationalist, Oscar Lopez Rivera is one of the last prisoners Barack Obama commuted during his presidency. Opponents call Oscar a terrorist and supporters compare him to Nelson Mandela. In honor of his release, Lopez Rivera was set to healine the Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City, but in light of his controversial commutation he decided to step down. Oscar Lopez Rivera no longer condones the use of violence for the freedom of Puerto Rico but he will still march in the Puerto Rican Day Parade as a humble Puerto Rican. Jun 5, 2017
How the Stonewall riot birthed LGBT Pride

How the Stonewall riot birthed LGBT Pride

LGBT Pride Month is celebrated in June in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Riot. President Clinton declared June as Gay and Lesbian Pride Month in 2000. This became LGBT Pride Month under President Obama in 2009. Jun 3, 2017
UN urges world to continue fight against climate change

UN urges world to continue fight against climate change

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres warned that those not contributing to the Paris climate agreement would be left behind. He spoke on 30 May, before US President Donald Trump announced the United States would be leaving the climate treaty. The edited version of the video called Get on board or get left behind shows images of environmental dangers and was uploaded after Trumps announcement. Jun 3, 2017
London Bridge Terror Attack: What You Need To Know

London Bridge Terror Attack: What You Need To Know

Seven people have been killed in a terror attack in London. 48 more were injured and taken to five hospitals, some are still in critical condition. Three terrorists drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge. They also stabbed several people at nearby Borough market. Wearing fake explosive vests, the attackers were shot shortly after. Their identities are not yet known. All political parties except UKIP have suspended their campaigns for the upcoming election on 8 June. Jun 4, 2017
Fishermen discuss Brexit, political fatigue and future of their industry

Fishermen discuss Brexit, political fatigue and future of their industry

In 2016 fishing quotas briefly became a political hot topic in the UK. The restrictions on the British fishing industry were widely used as an example during the referendum of how the EU negatively affected UK business. However, since the UK voted to leave the EU fishing has been seemingly forgotten about by politicians. With the 2017 general election fast approaching, we visited the seaside town of Hastings and spoke with fishermen there about political fatigue, Brexit, and the future of their industry. Jun 4, 2017
Theresa May drilled on TV debate absence during election campaign stop

Theresa May drilled on TV debate absence during election campaign stop

British Prime Minister Theresa May faced multiple questions from journalists on 31 May about her planned absence from a TV general election debate after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn agreed to take part. Corbyn had previously ruled out taking part in the 7-way leaders debate, and the decision may reflect an improvement in voter perception. Jun 1, 2017
Five times Jeremy Corbyn lost his cool

Five times Jeremy Corbyn lost his cool

Leader of the U.K. Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn has had some feisty interviews in the past. So before the General Election on 8 June, here are five times his temper got the best of him.  Jun 2, 2017