French PM backs new measures to ‘protect’ protests from rioters
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French PM backs new measures to ‘protect’ protests from rioters

The French prime minister has called for tough new measures to punish those hijacking legitimate protests by looting, burning and vandalising. Speaking after the weekend’s violence at gilets jaunes (yellow vests) demonstrations, Edouard Philippe said tough new public order measures were necessary to protect those wishing to exercise their fundamental right to protest from the…

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NHS chiefs tell Theresa May it is time to curb privatisation
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NHS chiefs tell Theresa May it is time to curb privatisation

NHS leaders want Theresa May to scrap Conservative legislation that forces the tendering of contracts for care, in a move which could dramatically reduce privatisation of key health services. In the latest long-term plan, which maps out the NHS’s future over the next 10 years, Simon Stevens, the chief executive of NHS England, demands that…

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John Bercow urges police to do more after ‘Nazi’ taunts against Tory MP
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John Bercow urges police to do more after ‘Nazi’ taunts against Tory MP

Dozens of MPs have written to the UK’s most senior police officer to raise concerns about safety outside parliament after the Conservative MP Anna Soubry was targeted by abusive protesters. At least 55 parliamentarians signed the letter to the Metropolitan police commissioner, Cressida Dick, after the Speaker of the House of Commons urged police to…

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