An explosive Sophy Ridge just shamed the BBC and Marr

You know things are bad in the UK media when a journalist from a Rupert Murdoch-created news outlet puts the BBC to shame. But that’s exactly what happened on Sunday 2 May. Rumbling on The story of Boris Johnson’s flat has been rumbling on. As The Canary previously reported, the Electoral Commission is investigating Johnson’s Downing Street refurb. During Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), the PM repeatedly claimed that he ultimately paid for the flat refurb. But Johnson wouldn’t say who stumped up the cash in the first place. The Canary also reported that Johnson said of the probe: We will comply with whatever they want, and I don’t think there is…

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Shamed Tory ex-minister asked judge to show mercy to ‘sexual predator’ Charlie Elphicke

Disgraced former cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken was among those leaping to the defence of ex-Tory MP Charlie Elphicke after his conviction for sexually assaulting women, court documents show.“Sexual predator”Aitken, who was jailed in 1999 after admitting perjury and perverting the course of justice, was among those who sent testimonies on behalf of his friend ahead of Elphicke’s sentencing at Southwark Crown Court in September.Aitken also said he offered Elphicke “some advice” about being a prisoner, but pleaded for the court to exercise “mercy”.Elphicke, the former MP for Dover, was jailed for two years after he was convicted of three counts of assault against two women, during which he…

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