Lord Maginnis has whip withdrawn by Ulster Unionists over gay slur

Veteran politician compared homosexuality to bestiality during a discussion on BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan ShowThe Ulster Unionists have withdrawn the party whip from one of Westminster’s veteran politicians, Lord Maginnis, over remarks comparing homosexuality to bestiality. During a discussion on gay marriage on BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan Show, Maginnis said: “This is based on sexual […]
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Ulster Unionists’ Mr Burns should take a look at Rab C Nesbitt | Henry McDonald

Mike Nesbitt’s early gaffe suggests he could use a lesson from his namesake to avoid becoming a real comedy characterSnake-eyed, misanthropic, cartoon Republican party reptile Monty Burns decides to run for office in Springfield.In a memorable episode of The Simpsons, Mr Burns deploys an army of PR advisers and spin doctors to ensure he gets […]
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Ulster Unionists’ new leader seeks poor family ‘to adopt me’

Mike Nesbitt’s plan to spend 24 hours with a struggling family condemned as ‘crass and patronising’ by rivalsThe Ulster Unionist leader Mike Nesbitt has sparked controversy during his first week in the post by offering to live with a poor family for 24 hours.The rival Democratic Unionist party branded Nesbitt’s offer as “crass and patronising”.The […]
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