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RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: Democracy is under threat as long as the police and politicians cower before the...

The Daily Mail 27 Feb 2024
Yet over the past few days, these historic landmarks have taken on a sinister new look as billboards for hardline political agitators preaching division and intimidation ... London has never been a sea of tranquility.
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Cable Street review – dazzling musical portrait of a community against fascism

The Guardian 27 Feb 2024
Southwark Playhouse, London Framing the battle within a 1930s romance and a 2024 walking tour, Adam Lenson’s production has big ballads, hip-hop-ish commentary and high camp Headline political ...
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Tory MP Paul Scully apologises for ‘no-go’ areas comment

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Feb 2024
Conservative MP and former minister Paul Scully has said sorry for labelling parts of London and Birmingham “no-go areas” — but locals branded him “ignorant” for his “damaging” remarks ... The MP for Sutton and Cheam, in Greater London, said ... POLITICS.
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Lee Anderson’s Islamophobia 101: how the Conservatives dodge responsibility for the prejudice that is rife ...

The Conversation 27 Feb 2024
But while the Labour party Chair Anneliese Dodds described them as “unambiguously racist and Islamophobic” and the Liberal Democrat London mayoral candidate Rob Blackie castigated the MP for ...
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GMB viewers call for Richard Madeley to be sacked for ‘promoting Islamophobic remarks’

Metro UK 27 Feb 2024
Good Morning Britain viewers have accused Richard Madeley of ‘political bias’ amid an Islamaphobia row between MP Lee Anderson and London Mayor Sadiq Khan ... London Mayor Khan has condemned Anderson’s ...
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Cleverly joins calls for Lee Anderson to apologise over Sadiq Khan comments

ITV 27 Feb 2024
... Khan and London ... “Politics is divisive and I am just incredibly frustrated about the abject failures of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan,” Mr Anderson said ... It’s double standards for political benefit.”.
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Lee Anderson insists he will stand at next election despite losing Tory whip - live updates

The Daily Telegraph 27 Feb 2024
The former deputy chairman of the Conservative Party lost the Tory whip after failing to apologise for claiming “Islamists” had “got control” of the Mayor of London ... His remarks ignited a political firestorm as his critics accused him of Islamophobia.
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Palestine groups stunned by calls for UK Gaza protest limits

The New Arab 27 Feb 2024
A cross-party Home Office Select Committee report claimed this week that police have been overwhelmed by the mass rallies taking place in London, recommending authorities are given more than the current six days' notice for the marches to go ahead.
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Mandela and De Klerk: South Africa’s first election debate

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Feb 2024
Dr Ayesha Omar is a senior lecturer in political studies at the University of the Witwatersrand and a British Academy International Fellow at SOAS, University of London, working on a new book project on black intellectual history in South Africa.
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Minister kicked out of LBC interview after failing to answer question 11 times

Metro UK 27 Feb 2024
Lee Anderson had the whip suspended after his claim that London was controlled by Sadiq Khan’s ‘Islamist mates’ ...Politics is divisive and I am just incredibly frustrated about the abject failures of the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
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Journalists Using Israel-Hamas War as a Pretext for Claiming Tel Aviv Is Israel’s Capital

The Algemeiner 27 Feb 2024
It would be both baffling and inaccurate if Israeli journalists suddenly started referring to New York as the US capital in news stories, or used Manchester as a synonym for London when writing about British politics.
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Lee Anderson says he is not ruling out defecting to Reform UK

The Guardian 27 Feb 2024
... Khan , said he had “been on a political journey” when pressed about whether he would join Reform.
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Londoners discuss Tunisia and political Islam

Middle East Monitor 27 Feb 2024
A host of British Muslims gathered last Tuesday at the London Muslim Centre to discuss Tunisia and political ...
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What is Islamophobia and why does Tory government not accept definition?

The Guardian 27 Feb 2024
Why are senior politicians unwilling to label Lee Anderson’s comments on Sadiq Khan Islamophobic? ...
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News Round-Up

The Daily Sceptic 27 Feb 2024
Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth has become a running joke” – Sadiq Khan is using London’s public spaces to promote a dreary political agenda, writes Harry Phibbs in CapX.
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