News – The Vitruvian Times http://vitruviantimes.com A libertarian outlet Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:22:17 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 New Mexico school teachers told not to call their pupils “boys and girls” to kill gender norms http://vitruviantimes.com/new-mexico-school-teachers-told-not-call-pupils-boys-girls-kill-gender-norms/ http://vitruviantimes.com/new-mexico-school-teachers-told-not-call-pupils-boys-girls-kill-gender-norms/#respond Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:19:35 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=501 Teachers at a New Mexico school have been told they can no longer refer to their pupils as “boys and girls” and must opt for neutral alternatives instead in order to eliminate gender norms in classrooms, reports local news station KOB 4. Staff at Albuquerque’s Carlos Rey Elementary School were sent a memo by their assistant ...

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UK government to tackle Islamist extremism in prisons through segregation policies http://vitruviantimes.com/uk-government-tackle-islamist-extremism-prisons-segregation-policies/ http://vitruviantimes.com/uk-government-tackle-islamist-extremism-prisons-segregation-policies/#respond Wed, 24 Aug 2016 01:07:17 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=488 Convicted Islamist radicals will be held in specialised segregated units in British prisons in an effort to combat influential fanatics. Governors and prison officers will also be given specific training and new powers to tackle “extremist prisoners exerting control and radicalising others.” These powers include the banning of Islamic literature and removing those accused of promoting anti-British beliefs ...

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Britain’s last working aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious to be sold for scrap to Turkish company http://vitruviantimes.com/britains-last-aircraft-hms-illustrious-carrier-scrap-turkish-company/ http://vitruviantimes.com/britains-last-aircraft-hms-illustrious-carrier-scrap-turkish-company/#respond Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:19:59 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=480 Great Britain’s only working aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious will be scrapped for around £2 million by a Turkish ship recycling company following failed efforts to keep the vessel in the UK, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defence. The ship was previously deployed to stabilise the aftermath of the first Gulf War and also ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos speaks at Young British Heritage Society opening event http://vitruviantimes.com/young-british-heritage-society-opening/ http://vitruviantimes.com/young-british-heritage-society-opening/#respond Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:27:42 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=453 Breitbart Tech editor and libertarian hero Milo Yiannopoulos was the headline speaker on Tuesday night at the opening event of the Young British Heritage Society – a group set up with the aim of preserving British heritage, economic freedom and individual civil liberties. The conservative journalist recently found himself lambasted by the liberal media following his permanent ...

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Western nations welcome changes to the Libyan Investment Authority http://vitruviantimes.com/western-nations-welcome-changes-libyan-invenstment-authority/ http://vitruviantimes.com/western-nations-welcome-changes-libyan-invenstment-authority/#respond Wed, 17 Aug 2016 22:21:52 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=441 Europe’s leading countries and the United States have said they welcome the appointment of an Interim Steering Committee of the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) by the Government of National Accord (GNA). Set up through the Libyan Political Agreement the GNA is the interim government of the nation of Libya and is led by Prime Minister Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj ...

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Canadian university divides boys and girls to include Syrian refugee children http://vitruviantimes.com/canadian-university-girls-boys-swimming-refugees/ http://vitruviantimes.com/canadian-university-girls-boys-swimming-refugees/#respond Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:49:04 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=363 Children of the opposite sex have been prohibited from swimming together at a Canadian university’s summer camp in an effort to include Syrian refugees. The publicly funded University of Regina was initially asked by Canada’s federal government to expand their programme so as to entice refugee children to the summer project where kids can enjoy a ...

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Theresa May will not begin the Brexit process until 2017 http://vitruviantimes.com/may-has-said-she-will-not-trigger-the-brexit-process/ http://vitruviantimes.com/may-has-said-she-will-not-trigger-the-brexit-process/#respond Thu, 11 Aug 2016 22:41:34 +0000 http://vitruviantimes.com/?p=382 Theresa May has said she will not trigger the Brexit process until at least next year amid fears that a general election could allow for pro-EU MPs to reverse the initiation of Article 50. The new Prime Minister told her Swedish equivalent that she has no intentions to activate the section of the Lisbon Treaty to begin the process ...

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