Prince Philip dies: Labour insiders moan on WhatsApp about ‘circle jerk’ parliament recall

Labour MPs’ office managers moan on WhatsApp chat that early parliament recall to allow tributes for Prince Philip will be ‘ninety minute circle jerk of what a great man he was’ Labour apparatchiks moaned about Commons recall for tributes to Prince Philip Office managers called it ‘a ninety-minute circle jerk of what great man he was’ … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Labour insiders moan about ‘circle jerk’ parliament recall

Labour MPs’ office managers moan on WhatsApp chat that early parliament recall to allow tributes for Prince Philip will be ‘ninety minute circle jerk of what a great man he was’ Labour apparatchiks moaned about Commons recall for tributes to Prince Philip Office managers called it ‘a ninety-minute circle jerk of what great man he was’ … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Downing Street asks mourners not to gather or lay flowers due to Covid risk

Mounted police today moved in to hold back people gathering to mourn the death of Prince Philip – after Downing Street urged people not to gather outside royal palaces due to the risk of Covid. Officers on horseback arrived at Buckingham Palace to control crowds of people who had gathered in their hundreds to mark … Read more

Prince Philip dies: Downing Street asks mourners not to gather or lay flowers due to Covid risk

Mounted police today moved in to hold back people gathering to mourn the death of Prince Philip – after Downing Street urged people not to gather outside royal palaces due to the risk of Covid. Officers on horseback arrived at Buckingham Palace to break-up crowds who had gathered in their hundreds to mark news of … Read more

UK foreign aid spending falls £712m to £14.5bn due to Covid pandemic

UK’s foreign aid spending falls by £712million to £14.5billion due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the first time it has gone down since the global financial crisis in 2007 International aid spending stats for 2020 show it declined by £712m to £14.5bn  Figure linked to UK economic prosperity, battered by Covid shutdowns last … Read more

Covid UK: Patients are CANCELLING appointments for AstraZeneca vaccinations over blood clot fears

Britons are starting to cancel appointments for the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine amid fears over its link to blood clots, GPs warned today. In what could be a major blow to vaccine uptake, doctors said they had been inundated with patients requesting to be given an alternative. The concern comes as officials try to maintain confidence in … Read more

Gibraltar is what life could be like when we’ve ALL had the vaccine

Shops, bars and restaurants are thriving in Gibraltar where 90 per cent of adults have had the Covid-19 jab – offering a blissful glimpse into what life could be like when the UK Government’s vaccine rollout is complete.  Of the Rock’s population of 34,000 people, not a single one is in hospital with coronavirus, making … Read more

Gibraltar is what life could be like when we’ve ALL had the vaccine

Shops, bars and restaurants are thriving in Gibraltar where 90 per cent of adults have had the Covid-19 jab – offering a blissful glimpse into what life could be like when the UK Government’s vaccine rollout is complete.  Of the Rock’s population of 34,000 people, not a single one is in hospital with coronavirus, making … Read more

Stephen Lawrence’s mother Baroness Doreen says UK race report ‘not in touch with reality’

Boris Johnson admits he doesn’t agree with a landmark race report, as Stephen Lawrence’s mother says it gives ‘racists the green light’. The document, published by the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities, said geography, family influence, socio-economic background, culture and religion all affect life chances more than racism. The Prime Minister insisted there are ‘serious issues that … Read more

Race commission chair Tony Sewell defends report after backlash

The chair of the government’s race commission today dismissed ‘ridiculous and offensive’ claims that it downplayed the ‘evil’ of the slave trade. The long-awaited study was branded a ‘whitewash’ yesterday as it concluded there is little evidence of institutional racism in Britain.  Factors such as geography, family influence, socio-economic background, culture and religion were found … Read more