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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Order! BSL question in the Commons

History was made in the House of Commons chamber at Westminster this week when Dawn Butler, MP for Brent, became the first Member of Parliament...

NI Election Hustings Report (BSL)

https://youtu.be/5lb1bzsDWA4 You Vote – You Decide BDA Northern Ireland Election Hustings - 21st February 2017 Report by Majella McAteer & John Carberry Northern Ireland are due to...

Deaf group raise third party data protection issues with local MP (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/202253935 Ruth Goode tells British Deaf News about a recent meeting with her groups local MP on the subject of deaf people communicating through a third party...

BDA Members Forum – York 2017 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/201706846 Alexandra Shaw reports from the British Deaf Association (BDA) Members Forum held in York following the AGM on Saturday, January 28th 2017. The Forum included sessions...

Memories of Nepal 2016 (BSL)

https://vimeo.com/195837912/84ef015a19 BDA Chair Dr Terry Riley visited Nepal late last year for the 111th World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) Board Meeting. This is his...

Helga fails to win European Presidency

Helga Stevens has failed in her bid to be elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The Deaf MEP, who was the nominee of...

Helga Stevens Interview

At the end of September 2016, it was announced that the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) in the European Parliament had nominated its vice-president...

Accessibility laws ‘benefit everyone’

The European Accessibility Act has the potential to create new opportunities for European business but should avoid creating “barriers” to innovation, according to Helga...
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What impact will Brexit have on the Deaf community?

In the final part of his three part feature on Brexit, our legal expert Rob Wilks looks at a number of areas in which...
EU Multilinguialism conference at European Parliament

Over 1,000 sign language users descend on Brussels

John A Hay MBE reports on the recent “Multilingualism and Equal Rights in the European Union: the role of sign language” conference in Brussels Wednesday...