Andre Walker

Andre Walker

Andre Walker is the Political Correspondent for Breitbart London, follow him on twitter @AndreJPWalker. If you have a story please email awalker at breitbart.com or call +447411 899 090.


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NHS Needs £250m to Clear Record Waiting List Backlog

Ministers have pledged £250m to clear a waiting list of 3.1 million people on Britain's socialised National Health Service (NHS), the highest level for six years, according to the Daily Mail. The money will be spent on 100,000 operations over the next few months to help ease pressure. Aug 4, 2014 5:40 AM PT

Government Bureaucrats Ban WWI Memorial Wreath

The Northern Ireland Parades Commission have ruled that bands attending the Red Hand Defenders Flute Band (RHDFB) Parade in Downpatrick on Monday cannot lay a wreath at the town’s war memorial to mark the anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. Aug 2, 2014 2:16 AM PT

Euro 'Social Misery' To Blame For French Child Abuse Incident

A 20-year-old couple in Aisne in northern France have been arrested and charged with child abuse after they posted a photo of themselves beating their baby on Facebook. Prosecutors say the incident, which may have left the child disabled, was caused by the "social misery" of youth unemployment which has rocketed since the Euro was introduced. Aug 1, 2014 9:38 AM PT

UKIP Friends of Poland Urge More Fracking To Counter Russian Threat

The UKIP Friends of Poland group has written to the Prime Minister questioning the European Union’s readiness to put sanctions onto Russia. The chairman Przemek Skwirczynski who is in favour of sanctions is nonetheless concerned countries reliant on Russian gas are ill-prepared for any trade war that might come about. Aug 1, 2014 8:39 AM PT

Ebola Risk From Commonwealth Games Athletes

A mountain biker from Sierra Leone was reported to have gone missing at the Commonwealth Games after his team mate was tested for Ebola. Mohamed Tholley was due to compete in a time trial in Glasgow yesterday but allegedly failed to turn up, raising fears that he has absconded. Aug 1, 2014 7:36 AM PT

'Heil Hitler', 'Burn In Hell': Attacks On Jews Up A Third In Britain

Anti-Semitic attacks in Britain rose by a third in the first six months of this year, according to figures from the Jewish group The Community Security Trust (CST). Their statistics show 304 anti-Semitic incidents were reported between January and June, a rise of 36 percent on the same period last year. Aug 1, 2014 5:12 AM PT

Tory Support For Israel Wanes As Senior Conservatives Object To Gaza Action

A top Tory has written to the new Foreign Secretary Phillip Hammond demanding he step in to stop Operation Preventive Edge, leading to concerns that the party’s support for Israel may be waning. Margot James, who is a Number 10 policy adviser and parliamentary aide to William Hague, has said that Israel’s actions are disproportionate. Aug 1, 2014 4:37 AM PT

After Preston, Now Controversial Mayor Of Tower Hamlets Flies Palestinian Flag Over Town Hall

The Mayor of the east London borough of Tower Hamlets, Lutfur Rahman, has flown the Palestinian flag over his town hall in an act of solidarity with Gaza. Rahman proudly posted a photo of the flag on his twitter account along with the message "Palestinian flag flying at Town Hall in solidarity with #Gaza and in support of a #ceasefire & peace." Jul 31, 2014 9:09 AM PT

HSBC Throws Out Notorious Mosque As Customer

HSBC Bank has thrown out the notorious Finsbury Park Mosque as a customer, according to the Daily Mail. Although some have accused it of Islamophobia, the bank is in the process of getting rid of customers it considers to be too risky after it was fined by US authorities for facilitating money laundering. Jul 31, 2014 7:03 AM PT

UKIP Candidate Claims Local Party Taken Over by 'Occult'

The UKIP parliamentary candidate for Wells has resigned, claiming his local party has been taken over by "Occultists". Jake Baynes had intended to run in next year's general election but has now decided to stand down as a UKIP candidate, according to the Daily Mail. Jul 31, 2014 5:23 AM PT

VIDEO: London Tunnel Blockaded by ISIS Flag-Waving Jihadi Protesters

In what will no doubt go down as the most ironic protest against Operation Protective Edge, this week a group activists waving Palestinian and ISIS flags blocked one of the largest tunnels in the UK as they chanted "Free Palestine" and honked their car horns Jul 30, 2014 8:44 AM PT

Black Cats Abandoned 'Because They Don't Look Good In Selfies'

Never let it be said that pet owners are fickle for the latest fad, but it does appear that hundreds of black cats are being abandoned because they are not photogenic enough. Their colouring may be considered good luck, but its downside is that their features can be hard to see in their owners' "selfies". Jul 30, 2014 7:08 AM PT

Britain Still Handing Out £5bn In Tax Credits To Immigrants

Britain is still set to hand out £5bn in tax credits to immigrants, despite David Cameron’s crackdown on benefit tourism. Tax credits top up the salary of low paid workers, they are effectively ‘in work’ benefits and can far outstrip the wages of their recipient. Jul 30, 2014 6:19 AM PT

Ebola Outbreak Poses Threat To UK, Says Foreign Secretary

The deadly Ebola virus poses a threat to Britain, the Foreign Secretary has told the BBC. Phillip Hammond is so concerned about the outbreak, that has claimed 670 lives in Africa, he is to chair an emergency meeting today. Jul 30, 2014 5:35 AM PT

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