‘Beacon of banning’: UK minister hits out after ads are banned over harmful gender stereotypes

London: Britain risks appearing a "beacon of banning" a senior Cabinet minister has warned, after the independent regulator used new rules to block TV advertisements for an electric car and cream cheese decreeing they perpetuated harmful gender stereotypes. In the Volkswagen case, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), accepted the complaints of three people who said Volkswagen's ad "perpetuated harmful gender […]

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Wayne Rooney arrives at UK airport for Derby talks after Man Utd legend’s homesick wife Coleen demands they quit America – The Sun

WAYNE ROONEY has arrived in the UK for talks over a sensational switch to Championship side Derby County. The record-breaking former England and Manchester United striker is set for a shock return home after his family struggled to settle on the East Coast of America. Telegraph Sport claim preliminary discussions between Derby and 33-year-old Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, have already […]

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UK weather forecast – Thunder could spark travel chaos as school holidays kick off today – before heatwave next week – The Sun

THUNDERSTORMS and floods are set to batter parts of the UK today in a miserable start to the school holidays. The Met Office has issued a “severe” Yellow warning for thunder in Scotland and Northern Ireland, saying the deluge could spark travel chaos. Rain will continue to batter Scotland for the following three days, with severe warnings in place from […]

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Brits face floods as thunderstorms continue to blight nation

“The heaviest showers will be across Scotland, with the risk of isolated thunderstorms” Met Office spokesman Met Office forecasters warned heavy rain is expected to fall in northern England and Scotland, which could start more floods.  In England, there are two flood warnings in Great Steeping and Firsby and the River Steeping in Wainfleet All Saints.  There are also flood […]

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Dutch prosecutors charge 4 in shooting down of flight MH17

Dutch prosecutors said they are charging four pro-Russian separatist commanders for their role in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014, announcing that the trial would begin in March 2020. Interested in Airlines? Three of the men charged were Russian citizens, and Dutch police said they believed one of the commanders may have been […]

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