Jersey’s States Assembly today approved a proposal to change the law on assisted dying for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions, who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, praised the debate… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation in Northern Ireland (BASC NI) has called for the Ministerial Directive that limits the number of firearms that a registered firearms dealer may hold, to be scrapped. BASC NI’s recommendation, outlined in a survey response to the Department of Justice (DoJ), is that the number of firearms a… Read more »
The Murdoch empire managed to retain its 39.9% stake in BSkyB this morning, but only after a savage attack on James Murdoch in an Ofcom report into phone-hacking and News International and News Corp.
Jeremy Hunt has taken over from Andrew Lansley as health secretary, in a move which stunned Westminster insiders.