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DONALD TRUMP PLANS TOTAL REPEAL OF NET NEUTRALITY LAW THAT KEEPS THE INTERNET FREE

Written by : ANDREW GRIFFIN The US government is going to end net neutrality, a fundamental principle of how the internet works. Net neutrality is the idea that all internet traffic is treated the same. But the new ruling will allow internet service providers to block or slow access to specific …

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These are the MPs who voted down legislation on animals feeling pain and emotion as part of Brexit bill

Written by : Joe Vesey-Byrne During debate on the EU withdrawal bill parliament rejected an amendment that would have inserted the legal status of animal sentience. The vote, largely on party lines, saw 313 MPs vote against including the legal recognition for animals’ sentience in the EU withdrawal bill. ‘Sentience’ recognises …

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Rich ‘exploit housing fund’ meant to help first-time buyers enter the market

Written by : Patrick Lion The rich are using a housing fund aimed at helping struggling first home buyers enter the market , it was claimed last night. More than 5,000 people on six-figure incomes have reportedly used the government’s Help to Buy scheme. Four in ten recipients of the taxpayer …

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Pensioner blasts Theresa May after her partner finally won his disability benefits – two days after he died

Written by : Dan Bloom A pensioner has blasted Theresa May after her partner finally won his disability benefits back – two days after he died. Carol Acton, 68, was left “angry and lost for words” after receiving the shock letter while she grieved for her love of 12 years Geoffrey …

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Hard Brexit would ‘cost £400 billion, wipe 18% off GDP and cause a recession’

Written by : Jimmy Nsubuga for Metro.co.uk A ‘no deal’ hard Brexit would plunge the country into an immediate recession, according to a new report. The potential Tory plan would cost the British economy £400 billion and wipe 18% off GDP growth by 2030, investment firm Rabobank warned. The study added …

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Epileptic people’s lives at risk after almost half have disability benefits axed

Written by : Dan Bloom Epileptic people’s lives are being put at risk after thousands were rejected for disability benefits, a charity has warned. Shocking figures show almost half the 15,000 epileptic people who received the old-style disability benefit have had their support axed altogether under the new-style Personal Independence Payment …

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A new Greenpeace document exposes the government’s toxic relationship with oil and gas corporations

Written by : SAM WOOLFE A new Greenpeace report has exposed the toxic relationship that Theresa May’s Conservative government has with oil and gas corporations. Unearthed, Greenpeace’s investigative unit, has obtained a document showing that Trade Minister Greg Hands visited Brazil to talk about extracting fossil fuels in the country. He was reportedly …

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A senior Conservative MP leaks his party’s private polling. No wonder they are ‘panicking’.

Written by : JAMES WRIGHT A senior Conservative MP has leaked his party’s private polling to a journalist. ITV‘s Paul Brand reports that the internal polling shows Labour 12 points ahead, leading to “blue panic”: The huge 12-point difference is much higher than the gap shown by public polls. Recent public polls placeLabour around 2 …

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EU Withdrawal Bill: Tory revolt could force Theresa May into fresh U-turn over plans to put Brexit date into law

Written by : Rob Merrick Theresa May is facing a fresh Tory revolt that could force her into a humiliating U-turn on her plan to put the precise Brexit date into domestic law. A last-minute amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill is expected to win the support of pro-EU backbenchers who …

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Media Silent as a Record 250,000 Romanians March to End Govt Corruption

Written by : Jack Burns, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Media Upwards of a quarter of a million Romanians have taken to the streets in record breaking numbers to protest the country’s corrupt politicians. For the first time since the fall of communism and the execution of Romania’s brutal leader …