Anne Hegerty baffled by person who felt ‘intimidated’ after seeing Union Flag on porridge

The Chase’s Anne Hegerty mocks Twitter user who claims they felt ‘intimidated’ and ‘upset’ after seeing the Union Flag on a box of Mornflake porridge in Morrisons Anonymous Twitter used claimed they felt ‘intimidated’ and ‘upset’ after seeing the Union Flag on a box of Mornflake porridge in a branch of Morrisons   Anne Hegerty asked whether … Read more

Fury as Labour councillors and candidates say flying the Union flag is ‘chilling’

Fury as Labour councillors and candidates say flying the Union flag is ‘chilling’ and a ‘move from the Fascist playbook’ despite Keir Starmer trying to use it to win back Red Wall voters The comments were made by Labour Party members in Warrington, Cheshire They contradict Sir Keir Starmer’s new strategy to use the flag to … Read more

Pupils who staged protest over ‘racist’ Union Flag need to be taught about its history, say MPs 

Protesting pupils’ list of demands presented to the head – and what he has already agreed to A statement purporting to be from the pupil protesters breaks down their ‘demands’.  An extract from this document is shown below, with changes that headteacher Daniel Smith has agreed to marked by an asterisk and italics.  DISCRIMINATION   We … Read more

Anger as Union flag is taken down from outside race row school

Pupils’ list of demands as head praises protesters  A statement purporting to be from the pupil protesters breaks down their ‘demands’. An extract from this document is shown below –  DISCRIMINATION   We believe the school has unfairly targeted groups of students. The school should protect marginalised races, religions and other groups instead of target them.  … Read more

Pimlico Academy will amend ‘racist’ uniform policy, review the curriculum and no longer fly the flag

Pupils’ list of demands which school ‘agreed to’   A statement purporting to be from the pupil protesters breaks down their ‘demands’. An extract from this document is shown below –  DISCRIMINATION   We believe the school has unfairly targeted groups of students. The school should protect marginalised races, religions and other groups instead of target them.  … Read more

Oliver Dowden slams ‘sneering’ BBC mockery of minister’s union flag

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden slams ‘sneering’ mockery of minister’s union flag and Queen portrait by BBC presenters during interview Oliver Dowden joined criticism of BBC hosts mockery of minister’s union flag Culture Secretary said sometimes the comments descended into ‘sneering’  Government issued guidance for union flags to be flown on buildings every day  By James … Read more

Crematorium bans Union flag draped over World War II veteran’s coffin due to ‘Covid rules’ 

Crematorium is slammed after it banned Union flag being draped over World War II veteran’s coffin because of ‘Covid rules’ Major Frank Clark’s family told they couldn’t have flag by Southend Crematorium They said the ban on flags, as is customary for veterans, was due to ‘Covid rules’ Major Clark’s funeral will instead held at … Read more

Union Jack flag will be flown on Government buildings every day of the year

Union flag will be flown on Government buildings every day of the year under plans to celebrate the UK’s heritage and pride Ministers to order that Government buildings must fly the Union Jack every day The flag is only required to be flown on all Government buildings on special days  New move is part of … Read more

Huw Edwards weighs in on Naga Munchetty flag row

BBC presenter Huw Edwards has backed Naga Munchetty over the flag row with a tweet joking that the Welsh flag would be the backdrop to the News at Ten – before taking it down ‘by order’. Miss Munchetty, who hosts the flagship Breakfast programme, was ‘reminded of her responsibilities’ by the corporation  after liking a … Read more

Naga Munchetty reprimanded by BBC bosses for liking anti-Tory tweets after Robert Jenrick flag row

BBC Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty has been ‘reminded of her responsibilities’ by the corporation after liking a series of anti-Conservative tweets after she and co-host Charlie Stayt ridiculed Robert Jenrick for having a Union flag and a portrait of the Queen in his office. Miss Munchetty’s co-presenter Mr Stayt mockingly told the Housing Secretary that his … Read more