Category: News Features

Sky Sports: MPs call for strong independent body to oversee clubs' finances and regulate game

Article written by PA Media - published on Sky Sports on 15 June 2021 MPs have called for a strong independent body with the power to oversee clubs' financial management to regulate football. Damian Collins, the former chairman of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, reiterated calls for this to be one of the […]

KentOnline: Dungeness B nuclear power station to move into defuelling phase

Article by Sam Williams for KentOnline - published 7 June 2021 Dungeness B nuclear power station will move into the defuelling phase with immediate effect, EDF revealed today. The site on Romney Marsh has been off-line since September 2018 while a multi-million pound maintenance programme was carried out. This work was due to be completed last year but following "a range […]

MailOnline: Britain condemns 'outlandish action' after Belarus hijacks Ryanair passenger plane

Article by Will Stewart, Rachael Bunyan and Jack Wright for MailOnline - published 23 May 2021 Britain today condemned 'Putin puppet' Alexander Lukashenko's after Belarus hijacked a Ryanair passenger plane full of tourists by allegedly inventing an 'outlandish' bomb scare in order to arrest a dissident journalist who is now facing the death penalty. Ryanair […]

Evening Standard - MPs: Fast-track new laws to prevent English football clubs joining Super League

Article written by the Press Association - published 19 April 2021 MPs have demanded new laws be fast-tracked through Parliament to prevent English football clubs joining the breakaway European Super League. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told the House of Commons that the Government "rules out absolutely nothing" and is prepared to push through any new measures as quickly […]

The Telegraph: Google faces insider-trading claims over digital advertising

Article by Hannah Boland for The Telegraph - published 11 April 2021 Google has been accused of insider trading in the digital advertising market in court documents which claim it ran a programme that allegedly gave it an advantage over rivals. The tech firm-which is battling a US antitrust case over its alleged dominant position-is […]

BBC News: Prince Philip - Archbishop of Canterbury leads Kent tributes

Article published 10 April 2021 The Archbishop of Canterbury has led tributes from Kent to the Duke of Edinburgh. The Most Reverend Justin Welby praised Prince Philip's "unfailing support" of the Queen and for being an "outstanding example of Christian service". The Bishop of Dover Rose Hudson-Wilkin, who is also a chaplain to the Queen, […]

Folkestone & Hythe Express: £580k arts and tourism boost

Article by Matt Leclere for the Folkestone & Hythe Express, published 7 April 2021 A multi-million pound funding package to support arts and heritage groups has been awarded by the government. The funding provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will help support the arts, culture and tourism sector emerge from the […]

Kentish Express: MP backs overhaul of system

Article by Sam Williams for the Kentish Express, published 1 April 2021 District MP Damian Collins has backed Priti Patel's overhaul of the UK's approach to asylum, which aims to deter illegal entry and break the business model of people smugglers. For the first time, how people enter the UK will directly impact the status of their asylum […]

Sunday Telegraph: Calls to scrap 10-year doping prosecutions limit

Article by Ben Rumsby and Tom Cary for the Sunday Telegraph - published 14 March 2021 Anti-doping chiefs are facing a race against time to unmask the rider for whom banned drugs were ordered before the 2012 Olympics amid fears they have only two months left to do so. Leading MPs called for the 10-year […]

The Sun: Nick Clegg faces call to RESIGN over Facebook’s Aussie news ban as MPs blast site’s ‘staggering lack of respect’

Article by Imogen Braddick for The Sun - published 18 February 2021 Nick Clegg has been called to resign over Facebook's Aussie news ban after MPs blasted the site's "staggering lack of respect" for democracy. The former Deputy Prime Minister, who became the tech giant's communications chief in 2018, has come under fire after the […]

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