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Britain unveils Brexit for animals plan

Brexit must work for animals too, Britain's Environment Secretary Michael Gove said Tuesday, promising that welfare standards would improve after leaving the European Union. "We are a nation of animal lovers so we will make Brexit work...Show More Summary

Brexiteer think tank with links to Boris Johnson and Michael Gove to be investigated over Russia links

The Legatum Insitute is going to be looked into over ties to Russia. The pro-Brexit think tank will be part of a "scope" ahead of the intelligence and security select committee's investigation into Russian activities against the UK. The...Show More Summary

Alison McGovern: ‘No consensus in cabinet on post-Brexit economy’

2 weeks agoNews : World News Blog

Henry Newman, director of the Open Europe think tank and a former adviser to the leading Brexiteer Michael Gove, and Labour MP Alison McGovern discuss Brexit.

Let’s get the politics out of Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s case. It’s a humanitarian issue | Peter Westmacott

Boris Johnson and Michael Gove haven’t helped her plight. But Britain and Iran have more in common than many people realise, and share many values• Peter Westmacott was British ambassador to the US from 2012 to 2016 Britain’s relations with Iran have always been complex, in part because we used to meddle so much in that country’s domestic affairs. Show More Summary

Theresa May's cabinet is tearing itself apart over who is in control of Brexit

Brexit Secretary David Davis "furious" with Boris Johnson and Michael Gove for trying to meddle in negotiations. The foreign secretary and environment secretary sent a memo to Theresa May expressing concern about preparations for a no-deal...Show More Summary

Britain can still help Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – if Boris Johnson does his job | Malcolm Rifkind

Despite serious diplomatic errors by the foreign secretary and Michael Gove, this impasse with Tehran can be solved. But we need a change of approach• Malcolm Rifkind was a foreign secretary in the Major government By any standard the...Show More Summary

Michael Gove criticised for Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe comment

last monthNews : World News Blog

Earlier this week the regime in Tehran seized on comments by the foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, to justify the imprisonment of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Now, Mr Gove may have made matters worse by saying he "didn't know" why British mother had visited the country.

Michael Gove: I don't know what jailed Briton was doing in Iran

Environment secretary under fire for comments following outrage from Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s family over Boris Johnson remarks Michael Gove has risked inflaming the situation of a British mother imprisoned in Iran by saying thatShow More Summary

United Kingdom joins Europe in banning bee-killing pesticides

The United Kingdom is joining Europe on a key environmental issue by supporting a total ban on neonicotinoids, pesticides that have decimated bee populations across the world. According to British environment secretary Michael Gove,Show More Summary

It’s time Michael Gove got the credit for stopping Boris from becoming Prime Minister

At 25/1 the Environment Sec looks a value leadership bet We all remember that crazy Thursday morning in July last year when Michael Gove announced that he was standing for the Conservative leadership thus scuppering in one blindingly effective stroke the bid by former Mayor of London, Mr Johnson. If anyone can take the credit […]

Fake Disgust at Gove's Weinstein joke

People who are politically against Michael Gove anyway used a joke as an excuse to have a go at him.

My Appearance on BBC Broadcasting House (in which I come out as a Victorian Prude)

Some readers may like to listen to this appearance on BBC Radio 4's Broadcasting House this morning(Sunday 29th October) In which we discuss coarseness and feminism's failure(in my view) to challenge it, Michael Gove's alleged joke, whether his audience should...

UK minister apologises for Weinstein 'joke' on live radio

A British minister apologised "unreservedly" on Saturday after making a joke about disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein on a live BBC radio show. Environment Secretary Michael Gove drew immediate ire after comparing being interviewed...Show More Summary

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