Facebook deletes comments on ad calling anti-Brexit MPs ‘scumbags’

Image copyright Reuters Facebook has removed threatening messages posted in reaction to a paid-for advert by a pro-Brexit group. It said the advert itself, which attacked “Remoaner globalist scumbags” and accused pro-EU MPs of “treason”, did not break its community guidelines. But the social media giant took down posts threatening violence against anti-Brexit politicians, after […]

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Felixstowe Port boosts capacity ready for Brexit

Image copyright Hutchison PortsImage caption The Port of Felixstowe and ferry operator DFDS have agreed to increase capacity at the port by more than 40% A UK port and Danish ferry operator DFDS have agreed to increase roll-on, roll-off, capacity by more than 40% to help freight shipping after Brexit. Felixstowe Port’s chief executive, Clemence […]

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Ferry firm amends bookings for extra Brexit crossings

Image copyright BFImage caption The company said it had modified its schedules and was contacting all affected customers Thousands of cross-channel ferry passengers have had their bookings amended to accommodate extra sailings in case of a no-deal Brexit. Brittany Ferries said timetables from Portsmouth, Poole and Plymouth were being modified to ensure “critical goods” could […]

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Speaker Bercow ‘could be denied peerage’

Image copyright UK ParliamentImage caption Speaker John Bercow has been criticised by some Tory MPs Such is the anger with the Speaker at senior levels of government, it has been suggested he could be blocked from getting a peerage when he retires. Ministers are furious at what they see as John Bercow’s “bias” during Commons […]

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