T he UK Department for Education (DfE)’s statutory guidance on safeguarding says that staff with concerns about a child must alert the school’s safeguarding lead, and if necessary contact social services or the police. Another scenario outlined in Brighton and Hove City Council’s guidance document is parents who contact the school to ask: “My daughter doesn’t want a boy changing next to her, what if he looks at her body?” It explains that in such a case, “it would not be appropriate to remove the trans pupil from the changing rooms”.
French President Emmanuel Macron told a woman who was concerned about cuts to her pension that she should follow General Charles de Gaulle’s example and stop complaining. Deemed the “president of the rich” by critics, President Macron made the comments whilst at a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the French constitution in de Gaulle’s home village of Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, north-east France, on Thursday, reports Le Monde .
The Euroskeptic head of Italy’s League party appeared to strengthen his line against EU opposition to Italy’s tax-cutting budget on Friday. Speaking at an agricultural trade fair in Rome, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said: “The EU said yes to (past) budgets that impoverished Italy and made its situation precarious.” “So I don’t get up in the morning thinking about the judgment that people like Juncker and (EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre) Moscovici, who have ruined Europe and Italy, have of the government and of Italy,” Salvini added. ‘I talk to sober people’ On Tuesday, Salvini had threatened to seek damages from Juncker for scaring off investors by attacking Rome’s budget plans , amid some thinly veiled personal remarks levelled at the president.
Meng’s wife last heard from him 10 days ago, a spokeswoman for Interpol told CNN, declining to give her name. She refused to say if Meng was on official business in China when he was last heard from. “Interpol is aware of media reports in connection with the alleged disappearance of Interpol President Meng Hongwei.
The Italian populist League party, led by firebrand Matteo Salvini, has introduced legislation that would ban ritual halal slaughter, arguing that animals should be respected and protected from suffering. The new laws will end loopholes currently in place in the country’s animal welfare legislation that allows Muslims exemptions for ritual halal slaughter, Il Giornale reports .
Controversy surrounding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court has given Republicans a boost in the polls heading into November’s midterm elections, said Real Clear Politics analyst Sean Trende on “Fox & Friends” Thursday. “What we’re seeing is that across a number of polling metrics, the president’s and the Republican’s performance is improving,” he said. (RELATED: Midterm Elections Are About ‘Results Vs.
A MAN has been jailed for eight years for his role in a “savage and barbaric” shop raid in which the store owner’s thumb was sliced off with a machete. Ehsan Hussain was one of a gang of four hooded and masked males that terrorised Bradford businessman, Tasawar Iqbal, when they attempted to rob the takings at The Premier Express in Wibsey Park Avenue, Bradford, on May 22, 2014.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron has been forced to accept the resignation of Interior Minister Gérard Collomb – having previously rejected it only 24 hours earlier. Collomb was one of Macron’s earliest and most loyal supporters, and his departure from the cabinet is the latest in a series of blows to the President.
The government’s decision to cap the number of unaccompanied child refugees who can be brought into the UK has been upheld by the court of appeal. But three senior judges said there had been a breach of the “duty of fairness” in the process because those refused entry were not given any reasons for being denied permission.
BOSTON (Reuters) – The array of trade tariffs and counter measures from other countries could raise U.S. inflation but there is so far no indication of that happening, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the ìSemiannual Monetary Policy Report to Congress,” at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC, U.S., July 18, 2018.