UK government ‘set to approve new North Sea oilfield off coast of Shetland Islands’

Ministers are set to approve a new North Sea oilfield off the coast of the Shetland Islands months before Britain hosts a global climate change summit, reports say.  Those behind the Cambo oilfield plan to extract 150 million barrels of oil under proposals handed to Downing Street by Siccar Point Energy, the Times reported.  The oilfield, … Read more

PM urged to do more to combat threat of Scottish independence

Cabinet ministers ‘urge Boris Johnson to allow ALL Scots living in the UK to vote in a second independence referendum’ and bring back Ruth Davidson in a Government role to sink Nicola Sturgeon’s breakaway plans Cabinet ministers want Ruth Davidson to be handed prominent Government role They are pushing for former Scottish Tory leader to … Read more

Northern Ireland powersharing collapse is averted

The collapse of powersharing arrangements in Northern Ireland appears to have been averted after a late night deal on Irish language laws paved the way for new Stormont leaders to be appointed.  The UK Government announced after midnight that it had committed to passing the stalled laws at Westminster this autumn if they are not … Read more

Pakistani politician apologises for backing CNN journalist sacked for Hitler tweet

Mirza Shahzad Akbar, a top Pakistani politician who meets with UK government officials, lent support to sacked CNN reporter One of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan’s closest advisors has apologised after endorsing a TV journalist who said the world ‘needs a new Hitler’ amid clashes between Israel and Hamas. Mirza Shahzad Akbar, Mr Khan’s right-hand … Read more

Covid England: Indian variant now behind 20% of cases as hotspots lag behind in vaccine rollout

The Indian Covid variant now accounts for at least one in five infections in England and NHS figures show that five out of the six hotspots have vaccine uptake lower than the national average. Number 10 today refused to rule out a return to local lockdowns as the mass easing of restrictions in England was … Read more

Convoy of cars that drove through Jewish community yelling ‘f*** their mothers’ were from Bradford

A group of men who shouted anti-Semitic abuse while driving through a Jewish community in North London were part of a convoy that travelled 200 miles from Bradford, it was reported today, as police stepped up patrols at synagogues and Sadiq Khan said there was ‘no excuse’ for racism.  Onlookers were left horrified after the … Read more

Outrage as convoy of cars driven through Jewish community in Finchley yelling ‘f*** their mothers’

A convoy of cars bearing the Palestinian flag drove through a Jewish community in north London today while the passengers screamed ‘f*** their mothers, f*** their daughters.     Labour MP Tulip Siddiq condemned the ‘horrifying’ scenes of anti-Semitism in Finchley, adding that there is ‘no place’ for ‘vile hate speech’.   Onlookers were left horrified after the … Read more

Thousands of protesters march through Hyde Park in solidarity with people of Palestine

Thousands of protesters have marched through Hyde Park in solidarity with the people of Palestine amid the ongoing conflict with Israel. Organisers say ‘immediate action’ is needed by the UK Government to help end the ‘brutal’ violence against the Palestinian people. At midday on Saturday, demonstrators arrived at Hyde Park near Marble Arch to march … Read more

The Algarve in green-listed Portugal is the cheapest Eurozone destination for British holidaymakers

The Algarve in Portugal is the cheapest Eurozone destination for British holidaymakers this summer. That’s according to the 2021 Post Office Travel Money Holiday Money report, which also reveals that Portugal – one of the 12 countries on the UK government‘s ‘green list’ for travel and accepting Britons from Monday – has earned the highest rating … 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