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Good evening. It has been revealed that the trans activist who disrupted a speech by Professor Kathleen Stock is the daughter of a council boss who has introduced a four-day work week. We have the latest as the FTSE 100 participated in a global stock market rally.

Trans activist who disrupted Kathleen Stock is the daughter of a four-day week council boss

Riz Possnett’s mother, Liz Watts, was working on a dissertation on the subject when South Cambridgeshire District Council first carried out a trial last year to reduce hours with staff on the same wages.

Hayley Dixon, Max Stephens And Benedict Smith report that the 19-year-old’s father, Robert Possnett, is an Extinction Rebellion protester who has been arrested a number of times.

New BBC chairman is state-trained Welsh speaker

A state-trained Welsh speaker will be the acting BBC chairman following the resignation of Richard Sharp.

Professor Dame Elan Closs Stephens was appointed on Friday by Lucy Frazer, the Minister for Culture, to head the BBC’s board for 12 months or until a new permanent chair is found.

Ewan Somerville reports that the Oxford alumnus has vowed to “defend the license fee payer across the UK”.

Phillip Schofield gives first interview since ITV scandal broke

Phillip Schofield said he felt suicidal for the past week amid the scandal over his affair.

Ewan Somerville describes the six most important things we learned after Schofield ended his silence about the radioactive fallout.

Alison Hammond burst into tears on This Morning after seeing Schofield’s confession of suicidal thoughts, saying she “still loves him.”

Anita Singh writes that Schofield’s interview showed that lies eventually catch up with you.

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