Fox bid for Sky faces competition probe
Rupert Murdoch’s £11 billion bid to take full control of Sky has been dealt a blow today after the government said it could ask the competition watchdog to look into the planned takeover by 21st Century Fox.
UK disability rights criticised by UN inquiry
A United Nations inquiry has accused the government of failing to uphold the rights of disabled people in a whole range of areas, from health and housing to work and education.
Cabinet unity over a post-Brexit transition
Ministers who have been at polar opposites of the Brexit debate have joined forces to reassure businesses there’ll be no ‘cliff edge’ after Britain leaves the EU.
Tomassina Hessel: ‘Grenfell residents have endured years of contempt’
North Kensington resident, Tomassina Hessel, and Justice for Grenfell campaigner, Moira Samuels, discuss Kensington and Chelsea Council’s response to the tower block fire.
Calls for Kensington Council leadership to resign over Grenfell
The council at the heart of the Grenfell Tower disaster is meeting tonight. On the agenda: formally approving a new leader and chief executive. But they’ll also debate a petition signed by more than 1,500 people calling for the entire council leadership to resign, claiming there’s no confidence in their ability to manage public buildings.
Channel 4 News headlines, Wed 19 July
As Kensington and Chelsea Council try to appoint a new leadership, Grenfell Tower residents tell the whole lot to resign.
Ben Wallace: ‘I have far right in my sights’
Security Minister Ben Wallace says the Government is giving the extreme right enough attention through the Prevent programme.
FactCheck: Osborne’s English lessons are no threat
The Chancellor’s threat to take away the benefits of anyone refusing to learn English is given an ‘F’ for fiction by FactCheck.