Scottish Tories ignore Muslim leaders as Boris Johnson reignites Islamophobia scandal
Muslim leaders and organisations across the UK demand investigations into the party
A LEADING Scottish Muslim community association has expressed frustration that the Scottish Conservative Party have failed to reach out to them as the Tory Islamophobia scandal rages on.
Ruth Davidson's party had faced calls for an "urgent audit" to deal with the "deep problem" of party Islamophobia in May, after it emerged North Lanarkshire party councillor Stephen Goldsack was a former BNP activist.
Smina Akhtar: The British state is using gendered racism as a weapon against Muslim women
As Boris Johnson faces accusations of pandering to the far-right with his comments on Muslim dress, Smina Akhtar argues that the prejudice faced by Muslim women extends far beyond one buffoonish Tory
Calum Martin: Forget the Puppets - look who's pulling the strings
Calum Martin (@calummartin1), national co-chair of the Scottish Socialist Party, says we shouldn’t let the punch and judy show over the Brexit negotiations distract us from the real problem – the political elite working solely in in the interests of corporate power
"OH LOOK," someone mumbled, "David Davis has resigned again."
"Yeah. Ah well."
It was a moment as Earth-shattering as dropping a sandwich, and I'm sure for someone, somewhere, almost half as heart-breaking.
Explainer: How could Theresa May be evicted from No 10?
After Boris Johnson and David Davis make their cabinet exit, how could Theresa May be replaced?
SPECULATION about Theresa May's tenancy at No 10 Downing Street has dominated the week, but how could she actually be replaced?
As two of Theresa May's top government team seemed to desert her, with the resignations of Brexit boss David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson, political pundits began to wonder how long the beleaguered prime minister could hold.
Bill Austin: I've been in Customs for 30 years and I agree with Boris - May's Chequers plan is a turd
Bill Austin, former HM Revenue & Customs officer for 30 years and current Customs international consultant, argues that Theresa May’s Chequers plan would create a Customs blackhole, leading to massive smuggling of goods and lost revenues for the UK and EU
Opposition parties prepare for snap election as Tory Brexit mayhem worsens
Speculation over the long term future of the UK government has grown after leading Tory Brexiteers Boris Johnson and David Davis resigned from the cabinet
OPPOSITION parties are preparing for a snap general election after Theresa May's government was plunged into chaos following the resignation of Boris Johnson and David Davis amidst a rift in the cabinet over the governments approach to negotiations.
Boris Johnson followed David Davis in leaving the cabinet, announcing his resignation as foreign secretary on Monday [9 July] afternoon.
Exclusive: Scientist – Defence Laboratory Chief Executive wrong to say Salisbury Novichok nerve agent could “probably” only be made by a state actor
Scientist points to 1995 chemical attack in a Tokyo Subway by a non-state actor
THE Chief Executive of the UK’s Defence Laboratory at Porton Down was wrong when he stated that the Salisbury Novichok poisoning could “probably” only be made by a state actor, a scientist has told CommonSpace.
New calls for Boris Johnson to quit after 'breach of trust' over Salisbury
The foreign secretary has been put on the defensive after false claims regarding the source of the Salisbury attack nerve agent
BORIS JOHNSON faces calls to resign as the UK’s foreign secretary, following the revelation that he wrongly claimed Porton Down experts had identified Russia as the source of the nerve agent used in the Salisbury poisoning.