Full story: Luciana B had no protection IN #Lab18. No response why record not put straight

Luciana Berger The right-wing media and Labour’s opponents have been pushing a story that Liverpool Wavertree MP Luciana Berger has required police protection in Labour’s conference in Liverpool this week. The claim has been that this is a sad commentary on the state of the Labour Party and that this supports claims that the party […]

Orthodox Jews to protest at Board of Deputies annual dinner

BoD president Marie van der Zyl and guest of honour Sadiq Khan Representatives of London’s Orthodox Jewish community plan to stage a protest at the Board of Deputies’ (BoD’s) annual dinner in early November. Earlier this month, leading Charedi (Orthodox) rabbis published an open letter in support of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn that was immediately […]

MSM misreporting Onasanya case – only one charge, not two

The ‘MSM’ (mainstream media) have been reporting that Peterborough Labour MP Fiona Onasanya faced two counts of perverting the course of justice in relation to disputed driving penalty points. In fact, only one charge was filed, as confirmed by Cambridgeshire police: The first hearing of the case takes place from 2pm today. Shoddy MSM reporting that […]

MP’s, other witnesses: Streeting’s ‘disgusting, disgraceful’ behaviour left Abbott ‘shell-shocked’

Wes Streeting and Diane Abbott In April, the SKWAWKBOX published details of an incident in Parliament in which Ilford North MP Wes Streeting ‘shouted in the face’ of Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott, the recipient of almost half of all abuse directed at any female MP. Witnesses described Mr Streeting’s behaviour as so intimidating that […]

Audio: Willsman recording and the mismatch between what was said and what’s claimed

Peter Willsman Below is a subtitled version of the audio file released this evening by the Jewish Chronicle in an article that quotes Labour MP Luciana Berger making outraged comments about veteran NEC (National Executive Committee) member’s illicitly-recorded remarks at a meeting of the NEC that took place earlier this month, before calling for his […]

Video: Trump dismissal of recording of himself as fake news only underlines May’s trouble

Donald Trump’s flexible relationship with reality continued today during a joint press conference with Theresa May. Asked about his ‘change of tune’ about Theresa May’s lack of competence over Brexit and his opinion that her new approach would ‘kill’ any prospect of a US-UK trade deal, he dismissed it as ‘fake news’ – even though […]

BBCQT Tory ‘plant’ claims conversion to ‘Chequers Accord’. Does evidence support claim?

Left-leaning watchers of the BBC’s Question Time programme are well aware of the procession of Tories that are mysteriously called upon to speak, usually early in the programme, to defend government policy or attack Labour – and are later revealed to be Tory councillors or activists,  but not identified as such by the programme. It’s so common […]

BBC’s outright fake news tonight on Douma ‘chlorine attack’

The BBC has been freely critical of Russia Today/RT, Iran’s Press TV and other similar state broadcasters, routinely hosting ‘talking heads’ who dismiss those broadcasters as mere mouthpieces. Tonight, the BBC dropped any pretence that it is any different or better with an astonishingly misleading article about the OPCW‘s (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) […]

Brilliant 94-second video lays out BBC’s pro-right bias for all to see

The BBC, funded, by the public, is governed by a charter that requires it to be impartial in its presentation of political issues. It rarely is and only comes close to it during general election periods – but left-wingers who accuse it of bias are often dismissed as subjective or even ‘conspiracy theorists’, while right-wingers […]