Monday, October 23The Voice of London

Category: Politics

House of Lords pass controversial mass surveillance law

House of Lords pass controversial mass surveillance law

Activism, Politics, UK, World
Could the extradition of Lauri Love and the ratification of the Investigatory Powers Bill affect internet activists? Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari US whistleblower Edward Snowden described the legislation as the “most extreme” surveillance system in the history of Western Democracy Last week, Lauri Love’s extradition to the US was approved by Home Secretary Amber Rudd. The alleged computer hacker who is said to of stolen confidential US government data has since appealed the decision. However, if Love is unsuccessful he could face up to 99 years in prison, according to his lawyers. The 31-year-old activist who suffers from Asperger’s syndrome is accused of hacking into sensitive US government databases, including the FBI, Nasa and the Federal Reserve Bank among others. It is be
Trump’s victory ignites anger throughout America

Trump’s victory ignites anger throughout America

News, Politics, TV, Uncategorized, World, World
Citizens across the United States are outraged by the outcome of the presidential election and have gathered to protest against this shock win for Trump. Reporter: Alex Zendra | Sub-editor: Maria Llamas This is no Cinderella story, nor a Rocky Balboa saga... more like revenge of the Sith - in Star Wars. Donald Trump crept up into politics announcing himself as someone fit to run as president. This stage in American politics seems almost fiction... but, for some people, is a scary reality. People were congregating around Trumps Tower such as the one in New York and other buildings in major cities. Protesters also took to the streets of Chicago, a city which was rooting for Clinton- due in correlation to the cities polls. Trump exceeded the 270 threshold that a candidate needs 
Should the government guarantee the Erasmus+ programme?

Should the government guarantee the Erasmus+ programme?

News, Politics, UK
“Since the EU referendum, there has been a large increase in xenophobia, racism and hate crimes.” Reporter: Daniel Khalili-Tari | Subeditor: Micaela Kolischer The Erasmus+ exchange scheme promotes diversity, intercultural understanding and social mobility according to statistics Since its launch in 1987, the Erasmus programme has supported over three million students and 470,000 staff. From its initial budget of €3.1bn (£2.8bn), students and teachers have received financial support to study, learn, teach and train abroad. In 2014, the EU initiative was enhanced and renamed Erasmus+. However, the programme may be withdrawn as part of the UK’s negotiations with the European Union, as Brexit Secretary David Davis is yet to guarantee the project. Since its renewal almost three year
As ‘The Jungle’ camp is demolished London councils step in to help

As ‘The Jungle’ camp is demolished London councils step in to help

News, Politics, UK, Uncategorized, World, World
Hammersmith and Fulham Council has revealed to the Voice of London it will settle 15 children from Calais camp. But are other councils doing enough? Reporter: Shingirai Mupfupi | Sub-editor: Abigail Megan Widya The Council has already settled five children and is currently waiting for the other 10 children to be allocated to them by Home Office. Hammersmith and Fulham Council spokesman told Voice of London that the council had signed up to settle 15 children. It has already settled five children and is currently waiting for the other 10 children to be allocated to them by Home Office. On its website it states: “The government has promised to help these children. So we’re saying loud and clear that we’re ready and waiting for the Home Office to do the right thing.” Many Bri
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