Barrett was trustee at private school with anti-gay policies

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served for nearly three years on the board of private Christian schools that effectively barred admission to children of same-sex parents and made it plain that openly gay and lesbian teachers weren’t welcome in the classroom. The policies that discriminated against LGBTQ people and their children were in place for years at Trinity Schools […]

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Many in U.S. distrust campaign info, AP-NORC and USAFacts poll finds

In a presidential election year that has thrown the country’s divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is a major problem. A new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Opinion Research and USAFacts finds that while voters say it’s pretty easy to find accurate information about voting, they have a harder […]

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‘Prime Minister just SIT DOWN!’ Speaker erupts as PMQs thrown into chaos

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Boris Johnson enraged the House Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle as Sir Lindsay was forced to repeat his instruction to the Prime Minister to sit down. Mr Johnson was replying to Labour MP Dr Rupa Huq who demanded […]

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Coronavirus: South Yorkshire gets tougher restrictions as 1.4 million people head for Tier 3

Around 1.4 million people in South Yorkshire will face living under England’s toughest coronavirus restrictions, mayor Dan Jarvis has announced. The move to Tier 3 will affect Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield, coming into force from 12.01 am on Saturday. Mr Jarvis revealed local leaders secured £41m of funding from the government to “support our people and businesses” hit by […]

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