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Boris Johnson orders probe into attempts by far-left activists to ‘hijack’ movements

Boris Johnson has ordered a probe into attempts by far-left activists to 'hijack' movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion. Pictured: People gather in Trafalgar Square last year for a Black Lives Matter rally

Boris Johnson has ordered a probe into attempts by far-left activists to ‘hijack’ movements such as Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion.  Bosses behind the investigation say they will look at the impact of ‘progressive extremism’ on cause groups – something described as a current ‘blind spot’ by those leading the probe. As well as…

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Equality watchdog’s probe after board member ‘liked’ tweets slamming Black Lives Matter activists

Alasdair Henderson is said to have 'liked' tweet thread slamming Black Lives Matter activists

Equality watchdog launches inquiry after board member ‘liked’ tweets slamming Black Lives Matter activists and a post describing ‘misogynist’ and ‘homophobe’ as ‘ideological propaganda terms’ Alasdair Henderson is part of the Equality and Human Rights Commission His personal Twitter account liked or retweeted others social media posts One of them criticised the police for treating…

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Darren Grimes files formal complaint over Scotland Yard’s handling of ‘race hate’ probe

Journalist Darren Grimes and historian David Starkey today launched a formal complaint over Scotland Yard's handling of a 'race hate' probe

Journalist Darren Grimes and historian David Starkey today launched a formal complaint over Scotland Yard’s handling of a ‘race hate’ probe. They are seeking an apology from the Metropolitan Police for causing ‘significant distress’ and exposing them to the ‘most serious risk of reputational damage’ as they investigated the pair for allegedly stirring up racial…

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Sajid Javid leads backlash against Met Police over its probe into Darren Grimes

Brexiteer Darren Grimes, pictured, is to be questioned under caution by the Metropolitan Police over an interview he conducted on a YouTube channel

MPs have blasted the Metropolitan Police’s decision to probe Brexiteer Darren Grimes for allegedly stirring up racial hatred after interviewing TV historian David Starkey. Grimes, 27, is to be interviewed by Scotland Yard under caution at a police station after interviewing Dr Starkey on his Reasoned UK YouTube channel on June 30. The 75-year-old historian…

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