New hope for Brexit trade deal ‘within weeks’ as talks resume after EU climbdown

Michel Barnier ‘tells diplomats he “isn’t worried about anything else but fish”‘ as hopes grow of the UK and the EU striking a Brexit trade deal ‘within weeks’ Post-Brexit trade talks between the UK and the EU resumed in London today  Talks restarted after the UK accepted an olive branch from EU’s Michel Barnier  Standoff … Read more New hope for Brexit trade deal ‘within weeks’ as talks resume after EU climbdown

No 10 admits Test and Trace must improve as beleaguered system posts ANOTHER worst-ever performance

Number 10 has admitted Britain’s beleaguered Test and Trace ‘must improve’ after it emerged more than 100,000 potential coronavirus patients were missed by the scheme last week. Damning statistics published by the Government today showed the system only tracked down 59 per cent of close contacts of people who tested positive for the virus in the … Read more No 10 admits Test and Trace must improve as beleaguered system posts ANOTHER worst-ever performance

Alastair Campbell’s comedian daughter Grace said she feels Tony Blair ‘stole’ her father

Alastair Campbell’s comedian daughter Grace has admitted she feels Tony Blair ‘stole’ her father and ‘competing’ with the Prime Minister for his attention as a child left her ‘incredibly insecure’. The 25-year-old, whose Yorkshire-born father served as the Downing Street press secretary as New Labour began to take shape in the mid-1990s, appeared on Lorraine … Read more Alastair Campbell’s comedian daughter Grace said she feels Tony Blair ‘stole’ her father

Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

When Boris Johnson threatened to abandon talks with Andy Burnham on a Covid rescue package, Manchester’s mayor figured he was bluffing. Having come to power on a pledge to ‘level up’ the North, the Prime Minister wouldn’t dare face him down over a £5million gap in their positions, would he? Johnson, who craves being loved … Read more Boris Johnson ‘HAD to call grandstanding Andy Burnham’s bluff’

Backlash at Burnham’s deal failure: MPs blast mayor as Greater Manchester awaits Tier 3 lockdown

Backlash at Andy Burnham’s deal failure: Greater Manchester MPs demand mayor stands down from talks as area approaches Tier 3 lockdown with NO bailout cash- as Robert Jenrick says he will bypass mayor and offer £60m to other local leaders MPs in the region demanded he step back from talks with ministers over money Mr … Read more Backlash at Burnham’s deal failure: MPs blast mayor as Greater Manchester awaits Tier 3 lockdown

HENRY DEEDES: The Prime Minister oozed menace as needy Brother Burnham wilted

The Prime Minister oozed menace as needy Brother Burnham wilted: HENRY DEEDES watches Boris Johnson announce stricter lockdown for Manchester By Henry Deedes for the Daily Mail Published: 22:04 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 08:42 BST, 21 October 2020 There was a distinct huffiness to the way Boris Johnson arrived at today’s Downing Street … Read more HENRY DEEDES: The Prime Minister oozed menace as needy Brother Burnham wilted

BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

Hospital bed occupancy has become a propaganda tool in the bad-tempered row over Covid restrictions in Manchester. Downing Street has used terrifying statistics in an attempt to gain public support for forcing local leaders into accepting strict tier-three measures. They claim the city’s hospitals will become ‘overwhelmed’ within a few weeks, and even the surge … Read more BEN SPENCER asks why won’t they tell us the truth about coronavirus beds?

Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Boris Johnson was facing an extraordinary Northern revolt last night after ordering Greater Manchester into the toughest level of lockdown restrictions. After 11 days of talks, the Prime Minister broke off negotiations with local leaders and confirmed that the region would be classed as a ‘very high risk’ Covid area and go into Tier Three … Read more Fury erupts across the North as Prime Minister imposes Tier 3 rules after 11 days of talks

Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

‘The North Remembers’: Mancunians hit out at to Boris Johnson with Game of Thrones memes as their city is plunged into Tier Three lockdown Deadlocked negotiations saw PM impose tighter curbs on Greater Manchester  Many people used Game of Thrones references in their reaction to the news  Some praised Mr Burnham, while others blamed him … Read more Mancunians send grave Game of Thrones-inspired warning to Boris Johnson

Coronavirus UK: What did graphs government presented REALLY show?

Children and young adults were clearly the drivers of the England’s second ripple of Covid-19, according to charts presented by one of the country’s top medics tonight. Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, England’s deputy chief medical officer, appeared at a Downing Street conference with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Professor Stephen Powis, NHS England’s medical director, to … Read more Coronavirus UK: What did graphs government presented REALLY show?