Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech

Author Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech Salman Rushdie warned Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is threat to freedom of speech He said he could not accept there are ‘areas in which censorship is acceptable’  Author signed open letter in US magazine Harper’s, objecting to ‘cancel culture’ … Read more Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech

Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech

Author Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech Salman Rushdie warned Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is threat to freedom of speech He said he could not accept there are ‘areas in which censorship is acceptable’  Author signed open letter in US magazine Harper’s, objecting to ‘cancel culture’ … Read more Salman Rushdie warns that Left-wing ‘cancel culture’ is a threat to literature and freedom of speech

Bari Weiss calls cancel culture ‘social murder’ and said ‘it isn’t about criticism but punishment’

A columnist who claims bullying by colleagues forced her to quit The New York Times likened cancel culture to ‘social murder’ and said that firing people who hold unpopular opinions is aimed at ‘punishing’ them for being ‘insufficiently pure.’ ‘We’re used to criticism,’ Bari Weiss said during an appearance on Friday on Real Time with … Read more Bari Weiss calls cancel culture ‘social murder’ and said ‘it isn’t about criticism but punishment’

Will my travel insurance cover me if I cancel my holiday to Spain?

I currently have a holiday booked to Spain in two weeks time. Now the Government has changed the rules and said travellers have to quarantine for 14 days after their return, I am unable to go as I cannot afford to take the time off work, where I have recently returned. This is obviously very … Read more Will my travel insurance cover me if I cancel my holiday to Spain?

UK holidaymakers cancel trips to Spain amid quarantine fears

British holidaymakers are cancelling their trips to Spain amid fears they will be forced to go into a 14-day quarantine when they return to the UK. Sun-seekers fear the UK government may scrap its air bridge agreement with Spain amid growing concerns of a second spike. Such a move would leave holidaymakers out in Spain … Read more UK holidaymakers cancel trips to Spain amid quarantine fears

Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ to be handed emergency loans

Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ and ‘demonstrate commitment to free speech’ to be handed emergency loans, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says Struggling universities must meet specific criteria to qualify for emergency loan  Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said they must commit to free speech Universities must ensure student union funding caters to all students’s needs  … Read more Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ to be handed emergency loans

Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ to be handed emergency loans

Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ and ‘demonstrate commitment to free speech’ to be handed emergency loans, Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says Struggling universities must meet specific criteria to qualify for emergency loan  Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said they must commit to free speech Universities must ensure student union funding caters to all students’s needs  … Read more Struggling universities must tackle ‘cancel culture’ to be handed emergency loans

Viewers accuse BBC of pandering to ‘cancel culture’ as broadcaster AXES Andrew Neil

Furious viewers have slammed the BBC as it today announced it is cutting The Andrew Neil Show as the corporation culls another 70 jobs in BBC News.   Neil’s political programme has not been on the air during the coronavirus pandemic, but the broadcaster said the show will not return even as the crisis subsides. A … Read more Viewers accuse BBC of pandering to ‘cancel culture’ as broadcaster AXES Andrew Neil

Lloyds announces in-app service to let customers cancel subscriptions

Lloyds Bank will let customers cancel monthly subscriptions like television streaming and food boxes in its app with three quick clicks The bank with 11m mobile customers will launch the service after a pilot   Subscription services boomed in lockdown It said it would eventually alert people prior to their free trial running out to avoid … Read more Lloyds announces in-app service to let customers cancel subscriptions

JK Rowling joins 150 authors and academics calling for an end of ‘cancel culture’

Elliot Ackerman Saladin Ambar – Rutgers University Martin Amis Anne Applebaum Marie Arana – author Margaret Atwood John Banville Mia Bay – historian Louis Begley – writer Roger Berkowitz – Bard College Paul Berman – writer Sheri Berman – Barnard College Reginald Dwayne Betts – poet Neil Blair, agent David W. Blight – Yale University … Read more JK Rowling joins 150 authors and academics calling for an end of ‘cancel culture’