SAGE experts warn second wave will be deadlier than the first

Boris Johnson has been warned by his scientific advisers that the UK is facing a second wave of coronavirus even deadlier than the first as they urge the Prime Minister to impose tougher lockdown rules.  The Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) has presented the PM with projections which suggest the peak of the … Read more SAGE experts warn second wave will be deadlier than the first

Lib Dems urge Boris Johnson to hold four-nation summit to save Christmas

Boris Johnson is being urged by the Liberal Democrats to convene a four-nation summit to save Christmas as the party warned it is ‘inevitable’ people will travel to be with their loved ones.  The party has written to Mr Johnson as well as Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon, Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford and Northern Ireland … Read more Lib Dems urge Boris Johnson to hold four-nation summit to save Christmas

Quick, hide! How the PM and his top aides dodged IDS… on the day he won No10 for Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson‘s humiliating treatment of the Tory grandee who led his campaign to replace Theresa May as Prime Minister is laid bare in shocking claims in a new book. The Prime Minister apparently had such contempt for former Conservative party leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith that he would do anything to avoid him – including … Read more Quick, hide! How the PM and his top aides dodged IDS… on the day he won No10 for Boris Johnson

School meals: Government has ‘moral obligation’ says food tsar

Henry Dimbleby, the Government’s food tsar, said ministers need to do more to tackle food poverty Boris Johnson’s own food tsar yesterday accused him of ‘not doing enough’ to prevent children going hungry – as he urged Downing Street to spend £1.2 billion tackling the problem. Henry Dimbleby, the co-founder of the Leon restaurant, demanded … Read more School meals: Government has ‘moral obligation’ says food tsar

Coronavirus UK: Tens of thousands may be self-isolating needlessly

‘Operation Moonshot’ could result in tens of thousands of people self-isolating needlessly, experts warn The strategy, announced by Boris Johnson, aims to test 10million people a day   Experts say ‘fundamentally flawed’ plan would make 10,000 daily false positives Government criticised for pursuing plan despite major track and trace issues By Kate Pickles For The Daily … Read more Coronavirus UK: Tens of thousands may be self-isolating needlessly

Brexit: UK ‘less useful’ to US if Biden wins election, says peer

Lord Ricketts, the ex-ambassador to France, said that the election of the Democrat to replace Donald Trump would leave the UK as an ‘outlier’, with the White House’s European focus on Paris and Berlin instead Brexit Britain faces being sidelined in favour of continental Europe if Joe Biden wins the US presidential election next week, … Read more Brexit: UK ‘less useful’ to US if Biden wins election, says peer

Boris Johnson tweets wrong Scott Morrison instead of Australian PM

Another gaffe for Boris Johnson as he means to tweet Australian PM Scott Morrison – but messages man from America with just 56 followers instead The British Prime Minister recounted a ‘great call’ with Scott Morrison today Yet the account he mentioned was not the Australian Liberal Party leader  The post remained up for 12 … Read more Boris Johnson tweets wrong Scott Morrison instead of Australian PM

PM faces North AND South revolt as 54 Red Wall Tory rebels warn over new lockdown measures

Boris Johnson was facing a growing north and south revolt over lockdown today as some of his newest MPs demanded he produce an exit strategy for some of the areas worst hit by the second wave of the pandemic. In the biggest Tory challenge to his leadership since the general election a group of 54 … Read more PM faces North AND South revolt as 54 Red Wall Tory rebels warn over new lockdown measures

Marcus Rashford hails ‘superstar’ Britons for supporting his free meals campaign

Marcus Rashford has hailed ‘superstars’ across Britain for supporting his campaign for free school meals. The Manchester United star, 22, is pushing Boris Johnson towards another U-turn after his petition gained nearly a million signatures. The England striker said, according to The Sun: ‘To all the local business owners, to the food bank volunteers, to … Read more Marcus Rashford hails ‘superstar’ Britons for supporting his free meals campaign

Priti Patel shrugs off attack by lawyers and brands their reaction to her criticisms ‘ridiculous’

Priti Patel doubles down against ‘activist lawyers’ calls their claim that she is jeopardising the rule of law ‘ridiculous’ More than 800 former judges and legal figures signed a letter calling on the Home Secretary and Boris Johnson, to apologise for their ‘hostility’  They have described lawyers who seek to frustrate Government policy as ‘activists’ … Read more Priti Patel shrugs off attack by lawyers and brands their reaction to her criticisms ‘ridiculous’