Never mind Extinction Rebellion, let’s consider Boris Johnson’s charge sheet

“OK, Tiger, petty, personality-driven political point-scoring is too trivial a framing device for this debate. Let’s make this more of a Socratic dialogue and less of an ego trip,” said Will, harshing my buzz. “Critics will claim that Extinction Rebellion’s actions strike at the democratic notion of a free press. But from a moral perspective, […]

We R past the peak: Boris Johnson says UK is on ‘downward slope’ but must be careful not to ‘slap straight into a second BIGGER mountain’ as he pledges to reveal lockdown exit ‘road map’ next week built around keeping down R infection rate

Mr Johnson said: ‘What you are going to get next week is really a road map, a menu of options – the dates and times of each individual measure will be very much driven by where we are in the epidemic, what the data is really saying and we are getting in a lot more […]

Priti Patel warns Brits will be slapped with criminal records if they breach new ‘rule of six’

It is critical that people abide by these rules and remember the basics — washing your hands, covering your face, keeping space from others and getting a test if you have symptoms.

UK’s coronavirus death toll jumps by 181 to 759 in Britain’s darkest day of the crisis yet as almost 3,000 more patients are diagnosed as Government promises to start testing hundreds of frontline NHS staff this weekend

Despite the government’s own guidance saying people must self-isolate for 14 days if anyone in their ‘household’ develops symptoms, no senior figures – such as Chancellor Rishi Sunak who was with the PM last night or chief aide Dominic Cummings – are thought to be going into isolation. Mr Cummings was seen making a hasty […]

Teen killers to be banned from endless appeals in violent crime crackdown

Murderers under 21 may also face life sentences in the biggest sentencing shake-up in 20 years. Lord Chancellor Robert Buckland said the changes would make the punishment fit the crime — with clearer rules for the courts.

12-year-olds among 3,000 underage drivers banned from the road in past four years

Young boy pours ‘urine’ from a bottle all over wheel clamp attached to a car in an apparent act of revenge against the DVLA

Ex-Commons speaker John Bercow made more than £500,000 since quitting Parliamentary role

John Bercow calls man ‘bigoted’ before hiding behind his assistant in Waterstones after man claims he threw role of speaker into disrepute