Campaigner, 27, refuses an OBE because of Empire’s ‘deep and unsettling race issues’

A campaigner who worked to make upskirting illegal has turned down an OBE from the Queen because she believes the British Empire has ‘deep and unsettling race issues’. Gina Martin, 27, posted a letter on social media revealing she had refused to accept the honour because she thought it would be ‘deeply hypocritical’ while ‘continuing … Read more Campaigner, 27, refuses an OBE because of Empire’s ‘deep and unsettling race issues’

Campaigner, 27, refuses an OBE because of Empire’s ‘deep and unsettling race issues’

A campaigner who worked to make upskirting illegal has turned down an OBE from the Queen.  Gina Martin, 27, cited the ‘deep and unsettling race issues’ of the British Empire as the reason for her refusal in a letter. The activist was nominated in June for the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours, but said it would be ‘deeply hypocritical’ to … Read more Campaigner, 27, refuses an OBE because of Empire’s ‘deep and unsettling race issues’

Ministers turn on ‘campaigner’ Dominic Cummings after dramatic exit

Boris Johnson is planning to set up a new ‘policy board’ as he scrambles to reconnect with increasingly mutinous Tory MPs Ministers swiped at Dominic Cummings today as the government desperately tried to draw a line under the extraordinary coup in Downing Street. Environment Secretary George Eustice branded the maverick former chief aide a ‘campaign’ … Read more Ministers turn on ‘campaigner’ Dominic Cummings after dramatic exit

Ministers turn on ‘campaigner’ Dominic Cummings after dramatic exit

Boris Johnson is planning to set up a new ‘policy board’ as he scrambles to reconnect with increasingly mutinous Tory MPs Ministers swiped at Dominic Cummings today as the government desperately tried to draw a line under the extraordinary coup in Downing Street. Environment Secretary George Eustice branded the maverick former chief aide a ‘campaign’ … Read more Ministers turn on ‘campaigner’ Dominic Cummings after dramatic exit

Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants

Together against all odds: Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants – while the mother has also battled against lymphoma cancer Mother Alexe Deane survived a heart transplant and also battled against cancer  Her son Khari had to have his gall bladder removed and have a liver transplant Miss Deane, 27, has … Read more Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants

Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants

Together against all odds: Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants – while the mother has also battled against lymphoma cancer Mother Alexe Deane survived a heart transplant and also battled against cancer  Her son Khari had to have his gall bladder removed and have a liver transplant Miss Deane, 27, has … Read more Charity campaigner and son, three, have survived life-saving organ transplants

Windrush campaigner Paulette WIlson has died aged 64 

Windrush campaigner Paulette WIlson who was nearly deported despite living in the UK for nearly 50 years has died aged 64 Paulette Wilson, 64, was found dead by daughter Natalie Barnes on Thursday  The Windrush campaigner had delivered a petition to Downing Street last month  She had spent 50 years in the UK before being … Read more Windrush campaigner Paulette WIlson has died aged 64 

Body confidence campaigner says Bridget Jones’ obsession with weight made her ‘vow’ to diet

A body positivity campaigner has revealed that she ‘vowed’ to diet as an impressionable young teenager after watching the Bridget Jones films, in which Helen Fielding’s character is obsessed with her weight.  In a post on Instagram, Alex Light, a blogger and journalist for Hello! Magazine, 31, said the character’s ongoing obsession with being ‘fat’ … Read more Body confidence campaigner says Bridget Jones’ obsession with weight made her ‘vow’ to diet

Danny Cipriani embarks on romance with mental health campaigner

Danny Cipriani appears to have found love with a mental health campaigner, after the brunette beauty shared romantic snapshots of the pair on Instagram. The 32-year-old sportsman’s commitments for Gloucester Rugby Club have him based in Cheltenham, while his love interest Victoria lives in Kent – but they’ve been seen posing together for a series of … Read more Danny Cipriani embarks on romance with mental health campaigner

No wonder the betting industry keeps gambling with lives, writes campaigner ADAM BRADFORD

The death of 25-year-old Chris Bruney, an electrical engineer with a good career and his whole life ahead of him, will seem inexplicable to many people. How could this intelligent and hard-working man, with a loving and supportive family, become so hopelessly in debt through gambling that he felt he had no option but to … Read more No wonder the betting industry keeps gambling with lives, writes campaigner ADAM BRADFORD