Political pressure won out in Britain when Lynne Featherstone, a minister in the government department responsible for visa applications, said she was glad Mr Blanc would not be coming to Britain."I am delighted that Mr Blanc won't be coming to our shores," Ms Featherstone said in a statement."(His) presence in the UK could have led to an increase in sexual violence and harassment."In videos of his workshops on You Tube, Mr Blanc advocated using physical aggression and emotional abuse to convince women to have sex.
One of his pick-up techniques to "open" a woman was to approach the target and choke her before covering her mouth to keep her quiet.
A rider has been banned from keeping horses after Facebook users spotted pictures of her riding a skeletal ex-racehorse.
Charlotte Mc Pherson, from Kidderminster, Worcestershire, was reported to the RSPCA after horse lovers spotted her riding her horse Thor at a public event in March.
She has been disqualified from keeping horses for 10 years after appearing at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court.
She was also given a 12-month community order, 160 hours unpaid work and must pay £300 costs and a £60 victim surcharge.
A Melbourne hotel cancelled Mr Blanc's planned event following outrage on social media.Fat Freddy's Drop is a New Zealand seven-piece band from Wellington, whose musical style has been characterised as any combination of dub, reggae, soul, jazz, rhythm and blues, and techno.Originally a jam band formed in the late 1990s by musicians from other bands in Wellington, Fat Freddy's Drop gradually became its members' sole focus.She had covered the horse’s hindquarters with an exercise sheet, designed to keep the horse warm, but it also prevented event organisers from seeing the horse’s protruding bones.But after official photographs from the event were released on Facebook, dozens of people reported her to animal charities – and she admitted two counts of animal cruelty at Birmingham Magistrates’ Court earlier this week.