Blagger's Blog- Rupert returns, Boots vs 'period poverty', Facebook miracle
Quote of the week
“The government cannot be allowed to ditch the vital second part of the Leveson inquiry, which would look at questions around unlawful or improper conduct within the Murdoch empire, at exactly the moment when Rupert Murdoch is attempting once again to strengthen his hold over the UK media.”
Tom Watson, Shadow Culture Secretary, commenting on Rupert Murdoch’s £11.7billion bid for completely ownership of Sky, and the possible ramifications for British media.
Britain’s most prominent chain of chemists, Boots, has pledged much-needed support to the campaign to end ‘period poverty’, with donation points to be rolled out in stores nationwide for people to gift sanitary products for the homeless and economically disenfranchised.
Transport Secretary Chris Grayling did nothing to back up the theory that politicians are at one with the general public when he managed to knock a London cyclist off their bike whilst getting out of a car earlier this week. Thankfully there were plenty of mobile cameras available.
Stories to keep an eye on
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