Major would go to court to stop Parliament closure

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe former prime minister says it would be “unacceptable” to force through a-no deal Former prime minister Sir John Major has told the BBC he would seek a judicial review in the courts if the new prime minister tried to suspend Parliament to deliver a no-deal Brexit. Sir John said such a move would be “utterly and totally unacceptable”. Using a judicial review, anyone can apply to challenge the lawfulness of decisions made by the government. Boris Johnson – the frontrunner in the Tory leadership race – has refused to rule out proroguing Parliament. Bid to make no deal more difficult scrapes through Do MPs have the power to stop no deal? …

Stranger Things 3: a flawless finale but what a slog to get there

The ending is spectacular and beautiful TV, but before that, we had to endure Stranger Things: The Soap Opera for hour upon mind-flaying hour The end of Stranger Things 3 is tremendous. Its a blockbuster in every sense of the word; exciting, spectacular, funny and so unbelievably affecting that I cried for about 15 minutes after it ended. The final episode of Stranger Things 3 is a flawlessly executed, truly beautiful piece of television. But theres a problem. To watch the final episode of Stranger Things 3, you first have to watch the preceding seven episodes of Stranger Things 3. And, oh boy, are those a slog. Im starting to get the feeling that nobody expected Stranger Things to last …

‘Bachelorette Hometowns: Hannah Meets Her Potential In-Laws

Family is everything to the hosts of “Here To Make Friends.” Claire Fallon and Emma Gray tour the sites of hometown week, from the biggest panel of character witnesses to Peter’s actual true love (we don’t mean Hannah, or his family, either).  This week, Hannah meets four sets of potential in-laws who range in supportiveness from a scale of Wyatt to Weber. While Mr. and Mrs. Peter pick out china patterns, the Jeds just want her gone. In Georgia, Luke calls on his prayer group to do some serious damage control. And boy, do they lay it on thick — even thicker than Tyler, whose sunscreen application seems more focused on the rubdown than UV protection. At the rose ceremony, Hannah …

Woman Asked Housemate To Look After Her Plants Whilst Shes Away For A Couple Weeks And Got These

laurenfrench “Jack’s the best,” Lauren said. “He’s always doing really funny, witty things like this and is always making us laugh. He is just the most wholesome person ever. Our morning schedules are similar so if I’m in the shower when he wakes up, he’ll leave a cup of coffee by my room for when I get out. We love him so much.” People immediately fell in love with Jack’s dedication LauraJayneW FreeOpportunist SoniaRayS FredrikHirsch NedFlippers seriouslyclara Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: cristaldeglace graniaobrien Almost finished… To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. Original Article : HERE ; …

McConnell Deflects Attention From Slave-Owning Ancestors By Pointing To Obama’s

Mitch McConnell: He’s consistent, especially when he has a chance to sneak in a dig at former President That’s what the Kentucky senator did on Tuesday when he was asked for his reaction to an wo of his great-great-grandfathers owned slaves, according to U.S. census records. James McConnell and Richard Daley, owned at least 14 slaves in Limestone County, Alabama. “You know, I find myself once again in the same position as President Obama,” McConnell said at a press conference. “We both oppose reparations, and we both are the descendants of slaveholders.” Instead, he said according to The Associated Press. 2016 interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates. Of course, Obama’s stated reasons for opposing reparations have been practical and political considerations, whereas As …

The TV drama that became topical by accident

What are non-disclosure agreements? While the news headlines around abuse and non-disclosure agreements could easily have been a source of research for Addai, he says he decided instead to stick to consulting child psychologists during development. What he found was that, if anything, his proposed storyline hardly scratched the surface of the world of abuse and NDAs. What makes a great TV drama? “The production company were good at arranging meetings with Tavistock Children’s Services, speaking to child psychologists, who explained that this is nowhere near what’s been happening in our country right now,” he says. “To hear these guys lay out raw their kind of passion to really do something about it, they’re the real heroes really. “And make …

Jodrell Bank gets World Heritage status

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Soviet cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky (left), who went on three space flights, met Jodrell Bank founder Sir Bernard Lovell in 1967 The UN World Heritage Committee is meeting in Azerbaijan until 10 July to decide on the latest sites to be given the honour – awarded to areas considered to be important for the whole of humanity, which will be protected by international treaties. Jodrell Bank Observatory The site’s new accolade marks the end of a decade-long bid to gain World Heritage status, following a 2010 application to be included on the UK’s nominations shortlist. Professor Teresa Anderson, director of the Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, said: “This is wonderful news and a great day in …

Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest shows the power of one newspaper’s investigation

New York (CNN Business)In the past year the Jeffrey Epstein case was catapulted onto the national news radar by one newspaper, the Miami Herald, and by one reporter in particular, Julie K. Brown. The paper’s “Perversion of Justice” series came out last November, and Brown has stayed on the story ever since. Brown, true to form, shifted the spotlight: “The REAL HEROES HERE were the courageous victims that faced their fears and told their stories,” she tweeted Sunday. Brown was actually scheduled to interview another one of Epstein’s accusers on Monday. Instead, she cancelled that flight and booked a ticket to New York. She’ll be in court on Monday when Epstein has a bail hearing. “There are some women who …

4 moments on CNN that helped shape Ross Perot’s political path

(CNN)Ross Perot, the billionaire tycoon who mounted two unsuccessful third-party presidential campaigns in the 1990s, died Tuesday, a family spokesman confirmed to CNN. He was 89. 1993 NAFTA debate: Al Gore vs Ross Perot (Full debate) Perot took on Vice President Al Gore on “Larry King Live” in November 1993 to debate the merits of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which had been passed by Congress but not yet signed into law by President Bill Clinton. Perot argued the agreement would lead to a loss of American jobs. Perot denies he cost Bush the election

Notes from a Hollywood divorce: ‘We had a primal connection. But we hung by a thread for years’

I wrote a part for my husband in my first movie. By the time filming was over, so was our marriage In every city Ive lived, my sister has been the one to set up the printer, testing it by printing me the lyrics to George Michaels Freedom! 90. I am not the only grown woman entwined with their family, as I am not the only British person entwined with George Michael. When, in 2010, he drove his car through the wall of the Hampstead Snappy Snaps, the resulting hole was quickly daubed with the legend WHAM, by a local who meant it in a loving way. Walking to the underground, I saw it (as well as the aftermath and …

Eton to offer 12 free sixth form places

Private school and Oxbridge ‘take top jobs’ Do schools help or hinder social mobility? Headmaster Simon Henderson said the school had a tradition of offering free places “to deserving pupils” since it was founded in 1440, adding that there were more than 80 pupils currently in the school “who pay no fees” “The Orwell Award will ensure that we continue this tradition by helping boys with tremendous potential but limited opportunity,” said Mr Henderson. “We are not targeting boys who will do well anyway. “We’re looking for applicants with vigour, talent and industry who, without proper support, will not be prepared for or even apply to the country’s top universities.” Related Topics Schools Social mobility Eton Original Article : HERE …

Mindy Kaling Flaunts Beach Body: ‘You Dont Have To Be A Size 0’ To Wear A Bikini

Mindy Kaling celebrated the “[I don’t know] who needs to hear this but… WEAR A BIKINI IF YOU WANT TO WEAR A BIKINI. You don’t have to be a size 0,” the actress wrote in an Instagram post this weekend alongside photos of her rocking some bright high-waisted bikinis. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) on Jul 5, 2019 at 3:42pm PDT “What I was struck about Hawaii is that everyone wears bikinis. It does not matter what your body type is ― you rock a bikini because you’re in Hawaii,” Kaling said. “And there’s so much body positivity there that I ― who was always shy about my body ― would wear bikinis.” …

Marianne Williamson Inserts Herself Into Vogue Photo Shoot Via A Funny Meme

Marianne Williamson may have been snubbed by Democratic candidates. Scroll across to see the picture: The image, that Williamson admitted in the post’s caption was “found on the internet,” showed her face inside a picture frame above her female rivals. expressed her anger at being left out of the photo shoot with Sens. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. It accompanied the publication’s article, titled “Madam President? Five Candidates on What It Will Take to Shatter the Most Stubborn Glass Ceiling”  The framers of the Constitution did not make Vogue magazine the gate keepers of America’s political process, here to determine who and who is not to be considered a serious political candidate,” she wrote on Instagram. View this post …

MP urges Corbyn to revisit May’s Brexit plan

Mr Corbyn is also facing pressure from his own party to back Remain and a second referendum on leaving the EU. Johnson wants say in spending post-Brexit aid cash Tory leadership: Compare the candidates MP’s hope for single market Brexit plan But Mr Kinnock is one of 25 Labour MPs who are against another referendum. “The key point is that this is not the withdrawal agreement that failed to get through parliament. This is a Withdrawal Agreement Bill which was the result of cross-party talks and it’s actually full of concessions to Labour’s negotiating position,” he told BBC Radio Wales’ Sunday Supplement programme. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are battling to become the next …

Hunt backs protection for Christians worldwide

Christian persecution ‘at near genocide levels’ Alarm over China’s Church crackdown Pope decries killing of Christians It said the Foreign Office should identify the “particular character” of discrimination against Christians, alongside “similar definitions for other religions”. Boris Johnson, Mr Hunt’s rival in the Conservative leadership race, also signalled his backing for the report. Image Copyright @BorisJohnson @BorisJohnson Mr Hunt said he thought officials should clearly call out specific anti-Christian hatred using the term ‘Christophobia’. “We need to recognise that there is a specific Christian-related issue that goes beyond the championing of freedom of religious belief,” he added. The bishop’s report estimated estimated that one in three people suffer from religious persecution, with Christians the most persecuted religious group. ‘Not about …

Tory leader voters ‘issued two ballots’

The vote closes on 22 July, with the result announced the following day. Leadership hopefuls face Welsh members Tory leadership: Compare the candidates Intelligence claims raise Johnson trust issue again Young members’ take on the next PM BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme has learned that some members have received two ballot papers, in some cases because members live and work in different constituencies and may have joined local Conservative Associations in both areas. People who have changed their name, after marriage for example, may also have been affected. The BBC has seen duplicate ballot papers which have been issued to the same person at the same address. The Conservative Party and the independent body hired to scrutinise the running of …