Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Football will collapse unless a rescue package is agreed soon, ministers warned

FOOTBALL will collapse unless a rescue package is agreed soon, ministers have been warned. Many lower league professional clubs are preparing to “cease playing...

Under-12s should be exempt from 'rule of six', says Children's Commissioner

Children under 12 should be exempt from the “rule of six”, the Children’s Commissioner for England has said. Anne Longfield told...

Tory rebellion over Covid laws set to be thwarted despite rising anger

A Tory rebellion over coronavirus laws is set to be thwarted this week despite mounting anger over fines and rules brought in with...

Trump challenged Biden to a drug test and campaign's reply is quite something

Donald Trump challenged Joe Biden to take a drug test before tomorrow's TV debate - and the Biden campaign gave an...

Boris Johnson ‘under the spell of his Lord of the Rings-style Wormtongue advisers’

FREEDOM loving Boris Johnson is under the “spell” of his gloomy Lord of the Rings’ ‘Wormtongue’ advisers, one his biggest backers declared tonight. Brexiteer...

Downing Street vows to get university students home for Christmas as critics slam campus...

DOWNING Street yesterday vowed to get all university students back home for Christmas amid a national revolt over campus lockdowns. But students faced fresh...

Martin Rowson on Boris Johnson facing a revolt over Covid measures — cartoon

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Trump's Supreme Court pick Amy Coney Barrett could be pivotal to the US election

The death of legendary Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg could prove to be a pivotal moment in the 2020 US...

Boris Johnson's Covid-19 policy critics: who says what?

The brewing rebellion among Tory backbenchers over the lack of scrutiny afforded to parliament on Covid-19 restrictions – as well as concerns about...

Trump campaign engaged in huge 'voter suppression' effort against black voters

Donald Trump's presidential election campaign engaged in a huge voter suppression effort in order to deter 3.5 million black people from...

Abolish district councils to help shore up 'red wall', suggests top Tory

Abolishing district councils could help bolster Conservative MPs in former Labour strongholds by reducing local opposition, a leading Tory has suggested to the...

London faces bleak future without £5bn cash boost, says Sadiq Khan

The London mayor, Sadiq Khan, has warned that the capital faces a bleak future of crumbling infrastructure and a return to the “bad...

Employers face £1k fine for forcing you to work when self-isolating – and you...

ROGUE employers who try to force people self-isolating into work will face £1,000 fines from today. Employers are already banned from requiring self-isolating employees...

Liberal Democrats: Ed Davey on diversity in UK politics

The Liberal Democrat leader said it was “not easy” to talk about his life experiences after he made a highly personal conference speech...

Biodiversity: Boris Johnson signs United Nations pledge to tackle problem

The UK government says it is "absolutely committed" to tackling the global problem of biodiversity loss.Speaking after he signed a UN pledge, Boris...

Any Brexit deal will be thin and puny. Don't let Boris Johnson claim it...

Deal or no deal, the last round of Brexit negotiations begins tomorrow. In a fortnight, European Union leaders meet to decide on the...

Lockdown tightened in North East as indoor mixing between households now illegal

Matt Hancock has tightened lockdown measures for the North-East of England by making it illegal for different households to meet up indoors. ...

Claudia Webbe: Leicester MP charged with harassment

image copyrightDavid Woolfall/UK Parliamentimage captionClaudia Webbe is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 11 NovemberLabour MP Claudia Webbe has been charged...

Labour MP Claudia Webbe charged with harassment

The Labour MP Claudia Webbe has been charged with an offence of harassment and will appear in court next month, the Crown Prosecution...

Instant Opinion: Sweden’s anti-lockdown stance ‘a lesson for Britain’

Instant Opinion Mon 28 Sep, AT...

No singing or dancing at pubs or bars under fresh laws – or venues...

PEOPLE in England can no longer sing or dance at pubs or bars or the venue could face a fine of at least...

Brexit trade talks enter gloomy 'final stages' with two weeks left to deadline

Talks over a Brexit trade deal are now entering their "final stages", No10 declared today as barely two weeks remain before...