Category: <span>General</span>

Majority of EU residents support bloc, with UK score at historic high
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Majority of EU residents support bloc, with UK score at historic high

The majority of European Union residents have a favourable view of the bloc, while UK support for the union is at record-high levels, a new survey of attitudes amid the coronavirus pandemic has found. The Pew Research Centre poll also found that Britons trust German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron more than their own prime minister. Just one in two (51 per...

Religious intolerance is ‘bigger cause of prejudice than race’, says report
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Religious intolerance is ‘bigger cause of prejudice than race’, says report

Religion is the “final frontier” of personal prejudice, with attitudes to faith driving negative perceptions more than ethnicity or nationality, a report to be published tomorrow will say. How We Get Along, a two-year study of diversity by the Woolf Institute, is due to conclude that most people are tolerant of those from different ethnic or...

Nicola Sturgeon in furious rant over England Covid comparison: ‘We are doing it better!’
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Nicola Sturgeon in furious rant over England Covid comparison: ‘We are doing it better!’

Scotland’s First Minister outlined her annoyance at a BBC story that stated England was investing £10million into long-Covid specialist clinics. The SNP leader stated that Scotland is taking a different approach that could be perceived as a better more methodical way of tackling the issue. Ms Sturgeon said: “There is scrutiny on how Scotland is doing on...

Boris Johnson under pressure to avoid no-deal Brexit after Biden victory
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Boris Johnson under pressure to avoid no-deal Brexit after Biden victory

Boris Johnson will be under even greater pressure to strike a Brexit deal with Brussels when Joe Biden enters the White House, senior Tories and diplomats said on Saturday, amid fears that a no-deal outcome could seriously threaten relations with a new Democratic administration. The Foreign Office and No 10 are urgently trying to assess the...