Internal documents appear to show British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and others accommodating oil firm?s demands
The Museums Association is investigating claims that some of Britain?s most revered cultural institutions have broken its code of ethics in the way they dealt with one of their commercial sponsors, BP.
The move follows the release of internal documents seen by the Guardian that appear to show the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery and other institutions bending to accommodate the demands of the oil company.Continue reading...
Eleven bodies are found after helicopter carrying oil workers from platform in North Sea came down near Bergen
A Briton is among 13 people killed in a helicopter crash off the west coast of Norway near Bergen on Friday.
Eleven bodies have been found after the aircraft crashed near the island of Turøy. The helicopter was carrying oil workers to the mainland from Statoil?s Gullfaks B oil platform in the North Sea when it came down.Continue reading...
Follow the latest developments after former London mayor is suspended over offensive Hitler and Zionism comments
The Guardian?s political editors Anushka Asthana and Heather Stewart have interviewed Jeremy Corbyn on the day he had to suspend his close friend and ally Ken Livingstone. This is the full piece, from conversations in his Westminster office, to the campaigning day in Grimsby as the crisis unfolded.
Significantly smaller in number, a counter-petition has now begun on Change.org to get Labour MP John Mann a knighthood. It?s a response to one calling for him to be suspended for his public confrontation with Livingstone yesterday, where he called the ex-mayor a ?Nazi apologist?.
The petition, which has under 100 names, was started by Andrew Gilbert of the London Jewish Forum, and has been signed by MP Wes Streeting and Jewish Chronicle editor Stephen Pollard, among others.
This has to be signed. Really. I don´t go in for petitions. But I´ve signed this https://t.co/rw42QWgkOcContinue reading...
Letter takes issue with Guardian investigation but was changed by vice-president at Walgreens Boots Alliance
Boots stands accused of ?trying to deceive the public?, after a letter sent to the Guardian purporting to be from an independent pharmacist was found to have been processed and extensively revised by the retailer?s senior executives.
Submitted this week by a self-described ?independent pharmacist?, the letter takes issue with the Guardian?s ?portrayal of Boots? for doing ?damage ... to a profession I love?.Continue reading...
Buddy George, two, from Derbyshire makes full recovery after mother finds him hanging unconscious from lift-up bed base
Trading Standards has launched an investigation after a two-year-old boy was found hanging from a loop attached to a lift-up bed base.
Buddy George was found by his mother hanging unconscious from a bed base at the family?s home in Kirk Hallam, Derbyshire, on Monday morning. He was rushed to the Queen?s Medical Centre in Nottingham where he made a full recovery.Continue reading...