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.  22 days ago
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. 22 days ago
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. 22 days ago
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. 22 days ago
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. 24 days ago