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The Metropolitan Police investigation - costing almost half a million pounds - has concluded. Johnson hasn’t been served any more fines - beyond the £50 slap on the wrist he had in April for attending his own birthday bash, on the same day as visiting this primary school. So it’s a victory for the Prime Minister, but what does the investigation outcome mean for his future?
No 10 said it was still considering how a ‘specific offence’ could be introduced to deal with wolf-whistling and catcalling.
The production company behind Tower Block Of Commons believes the Culture Secretary’s claims to be unfounded but said it will investigate the matter.
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The Government is under pressure to bring in a one-off levy on corporations which have benefited from globally high oil and gas prices.
YORK City have sealed a return to the National League after a five-season absence from the fifth-tier of English football.
Trad period details blend effortlessly with colourful, contemporary chic in the south London home of interior designer Laura Stephens.
The star also has one-year-old daughter Lyra with his wife Cherry.
Two drivers have been arrested overnight, one for drink driving and the other one for suspected drug driving and possession.
The Labour Party is also on track to win a majority in the Australian Parliament after the Liberal-National coalition failed to secure enough seats.
A court in India has dismissed a request to open locked rooms in the Taj Mahal in a search for Hindu idols in the 17th century wonder. On 12 May, Allahabad High Court threw out the petition of a politician from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the reopening of 22 rooms – locked decades ago for security reasons – must be decided by historians.“It is not for the court to direct what subject needs to be researched or studied,” it ruled as BJP lawmaker Diyva Kumari added the Taj Mahal
Charles Leclerc made it a clean sweep of all three practice sessions as he again topped the timesheets on the eve of the Spanish Grand Prix. While it was the same front two as it has been for much of the season – with Max Verstappen in second after the hour session – George Russell and Lewis Hamilton were in third and fourth respectively. Mercedes have had some false dawns in the past but their upgrades have clearly made a notable improvement with their driver duo barely porpoising down the main straights as they have at high speed at any point this season.
The Game of Thrones creator was speaking exclusively to The Independent during the Santa Fe Literary Festival
JOHN Studholme (The Cumberland News, letters, May 13) states that ‘people are not happy (with Brexit)’ on the basis of a very small survey.
Labour Chair Anneliese Dodds labels Downing street the "most fined location in the whole of the UK" and calls on Boris Johnson to take responsibility for the "sleaze and rule breaking" that's getting in the way of the them dealing with more crucial issues such as the cost of living crisis. .
The Donbas is feeling the brunt of the recent Russian military failures.
Australians head to the polls on Saturday to vote in a national election that shows the Opposition ahead in opinion polls. The Labor Party is narrowly ahead of the ruling conservative coalition although a strong showing by climate-focused independents could lead to a hung parliament. Opposition leader Anthony Albanese's centre-left Labor Party is a favourite to win its first election since 2007.
Pressure is growing on Number 10 to explain a meeting between Sue Gray and Boris Johnson as it emerged an unnamed Downing Street official suggested the pair get together. Opposition MPs have demanded more details about the event, which took place some weeks ago and was made public last night by Sky News. Downing Street sources issued a statement which said the meeting had not been ordered by the PM personally.
President Joe Biden and his new South Korean counterpart agreed on Saturday to hold bigger military drills and deploy more U.S. weapons if necessary to deter North Korea, while offering to send COVID-19 vaccines and potentially meet Kim Jong Un. Biden and Yoon Suk-yeol said their countries' decades-old alliance needed to develop not only to face North Korean threats but to keep the Indo-Pacific region "free and open" and protect global supply chains. The two leaders are meeting in Seoul for their first diplomatic engagement since the South Korean president's inauguration 11 days ago.
Canada's chief public health officer has said that the spread of monkeypox around the world is "unusual" but the risk to Canadians is "low." "It’s unusual for the world to see [this] many cases reported in different countries outside of Africa," Dr Theresa Tam said. As of 19 May Canada has confirmed two cases of monkeypox.