Sajid Javid rules out mandatory vaccines
Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting
Sajid Javid rules out mandatory vaccines
The prince held a ceremony at St James’s Palace in London.
While introducing the next segment on I’m A Celebrity, Mr Donnelly said: “It is all changing in camp now because yesterday the celebs chose a new leader via the gift of a secret vote.” “And this fictional party definitely didn’t involve cheese and wine, or a Secret Santa,” he quipped. Donnelly then looked directly into the camera and said: “Evening Prime Minister… for now.”
A survey found nearly two-thirds of people think the UK should be one of the most ambitious countries when it comes to tackling climate change.
The Philippine Supreme Court has largely upheld the legality of an anti-terrorism law that opponents fear could threaten democracy and muzzle dissent, but struck down a provision to prevent street protests, activism and labor strikes from being branded as terrorism by authorities
Boris Johnson is expected to face questions over whether he has told the truth about an alleged lockdown-busting Christmas party in No 10 after leaked footage showed his aides joking about a festive gathering.
The BBC is to drop the "BAME" acronym after a report found the term could “cause serious insult” by treating ethnic minorities as a single group.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has called on the PM to ‘come clean and apologise’.
Thousands of homes were without power on Wednesday morning, as fresh warnings for strong winds, heavy rain and snow are issued for the final trail of Storm Barra battering Britain.
Boris Johnson has apologised in the House of Commons after a video from December 2020 was published by ITV showing then press secretary Allegra Stratton and prime ministerial adviser Ed Oldfield talking about an alleged party at Downing Street.“I understand and share the anger … at seeing No 10 staff seeming to make light of lockdown measures,” the prime minister said.“I was also furious to see that clip,” he said.“I apologise unreservedly for the offence that it has caused up and down the country. And I apologise for the impression it gives.”Johnson said he had been “repeatedly assured” that there was “no party and that no COVID rules were broken.”He said he had asked the cabinet secretary to establish all the facts and to report back as soon as possible.“If rules have been broken, there will be disciplinary action for all those involved,” he said. Credit: Parliament TV via Storyful
A 32-year-old man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries when he was attacked outside a Tesco in the capital.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's governing Conservative Party was fined 17,800 pounds ($23,500) by the electoral watchdog on Thursday for failing to accurately report a donation which helped fund the refurbishment of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's official residence. Johnson has faced intense scrutiny over how the financing of the refurbishment, estimated by some media to have run into hundreds of thousands of pounds on what the Sun newspaper has described as garish furniture and embossed wallpaper. In May, an official report into the funding of the refurbishment was critical of Johnson but cleared him of a conflict of interest or of breaching the ministerial code.
Wearing a face covering could lower the risk of catching Covid by up to 225 times, a new study has found. The latest research by a team of German and US experts concludes that wearing a face covering offers “enormously high” protection and is more effective than social distancing. Experts from the universities of Göttingen and Cornell who did the study said their finding “makes social distancing less important”.
Boris Johnson’s Plan B for dealing with coronavirus will begin being implemented from Friday with the wider use of face masks.
Everything you need to know about the latest travel announcements
The president’s age has been heavily exploited by the right as a line of attack, but it isn’t the only risk to a run for re-election
University of East Anglia Professor Alastair Grant has projected the reproduction rate of the new variant based on UKHSA figures.
Boris Johnson has announced new Covid restrictions in a bid to curb the spread of Omicron. Plan B comes in response to a surge of cases, with 568 currently confirmed.
KIM POTTER TRIAL FOR DAUNTE WRIGHT’S KILLING: Language of the opening statements, video footage of the killings and some familiar faces in the courtroom make the trial of the white police officer in the death of a Black man in Minnesota a familiar sight, writes <strong>Rachel Sharp </strong>
Margaret Keenan, who a year ago became the first person in the world to have a Covid-19 jab, has urged people to get vaccinated.
Video has emerged of the prime minister’s former spokesperson laughing and joking with government officials about that Christmas party Johnson still swears never happened. Meanwhile, a letter about dogs in Afghanistan has also proven something so contemptible it’s almost surreal