Peregrine falcon found dead near Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds’ Downing Street home

Peregrine falcon found dead near Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds’ Downing Street home may have been shot, police fear Peregrine falcon found with ‘blood spot’ on its abdomen in Whitehall, London  Conservationists believe the bird may have been shot and killed with an air rifle  Wild birds protected under UK law and there are 1,500 pairs … Read more

So much for going GREEN, Boris! PM took ‘unnecessary’ 50-minute ride in Tory peer’s HELICOPTER

Boris Johnson has been savaged for taking a short helicopter flight from London to the West Midlands where he used a bike hire scheme – two weeks after pledging to ‘build back greener’. The journey, which could have been completed by train in just two hours, was in a Sikorsky S-76C chopper registered to a … Read more

Israel goes in: Ground troops storm into Gaza as air force bombards targets

Israeli ground troops have stormed into Gaza as its air force bombarded targets and officials ordered everyone living within miles of the border to go to bunkers amid fears of fierce retaliation from Hamas. The Israel Defense Force tweeted from its official account on Thursday night: ‘IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in … Read more

Coronavirus: Over-50s and vulnerable in Indian variant hotspots will get second jabs rushed through

Ministers last night approved plans aimed at slowing the spread of the Indian variant, after cases doubled in a week. Older people living in areas of high infection are to be offered their second dose of the vaccine early to protect them. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has also been asked to … Read more

Pictured: ‘Eccentric loner’ who brought county court case against Boris Johnson for ‘defaming her’

A Covid conspiracy theorist who won a county court judgment against Boris Johnson for ‘defaming her’ is an is ‘an eccentric loner’, her neighbours said today – as Downing Street had the claim struck out. Yvonne Hobbs, 59, lives in the picturesque Leicestershire village of Ashby Parva, on the outskirts of Lutterworth, on a smallholding where … Read more

Covid England: Infections DOUBLE in a week in four Indian variant hotspots

Coronavirus infections have doubled in a week in four Indian variant hotspots, official figures show, amid fears lockdown easing measures could be delayed because of the mutant strain. But Public Health England cautioned there was no need to panic yet because infections nationwide were ‘stable’ and hospitalisations have continued to drop. Dr Yvonne Doyle, PHE’s … Read more

Coronavirus: UK records 2,657 cases and 11 deaths

Britain today announced 2,657 more coronavirus cases and 11 deaths as the country’s outbreak remains flat but creeping upwards.  The case count was on par with last Thursday’s – a 1.7 per cent rise from 2,613 — but the number of positive test results have been rising for over a week, with fears growing about … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Boris Johnson admits he is ‘anxious’ about Indian variant

Boris Johnson today admitted he was ‘anxious’ about the Indian variant spreading rapidly in the UK and warned the Government would ‘rule nothing out’ in its effort to contain it. The Prime Minister claimed England’s lockdown-easing plans on Monday and June 21 were still on track — despite cases of the B.1.617.2 strain tripling nationally in … Read more

‘Total b******s’: Ex-Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson blasts Boris Johnson’s voter ID plan

Former Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has attacked Boris Johnson‘s plan to force people to show ID to be allowed to vote, saying the proposal was ‘total b******s’. The Prime Minister wants to make it compulsory for people to prove their identity with passports or driving licences to reduce the risk of election fraud. But … Read more