Earlier this week, the U.S. president found himself embroiled in legal and political scandal. Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer and right-hand-man, plead guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud and campaign finance violations. Cohen also admitted to making hush-money payments to two women claiming to have had affairs with the president, at the direction of Mr… Read More Trump’s America: Impeaching the president?
The legendary soul singer Aretha Franklin has died at her home in Detroit, aged 76. Tributes have poured in from across the worlds of music and politics to honour the ‘Queen of Soul’. Aretha Franklin’s family The family of Aretha Franklin have released a statement: “We are not able to find the appropriate words… Read More ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin dies aged 76
ITV’s headline-making morning show Good Morning Britain is to air a special edition following England’s World Cup group stage match against Belgium on June 28. Good Evening Britain will be hosted by GMB anchors Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid and “promises to be a lively 60 minute event” according to Emma Gormley, Managing Director of ITV… Read More GMB goes primetime as part of ITV’s World Cup programming
Today was expected to be the day of Prime Minister May’s sweeping reshuffle of her cabinet. While some lower down positions within the cabinet have changed hands, the majority of the high-profile posts have remained largely unchanged. The first announcement from Downing Street was that Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire was stepping down from his… Read More Downing Street Reshuffle: Where we’re at
Former Justice Secretary David Lidington has been announced as the new Minister for the Cabinet Office. It is thought that Mr Lidington will take on many of the responsibilities of Prime Minister May’s former deputy Damian Green, but without the title of First Secretary of State. Damian Green was fired days before Christmas after he was… Read More Downing Street Reshuffle: David Lidington announced as Minister for the Cabinet Office
The first announcement of cabinet reshuffle day was an unexpected resignation. James Brokenshire MP, Prime Minister May’s Northern Ireland Secretary has stepped down from his cabinet position, reportedly due to ill-health. Mr Brokenshire has served in the Prime Minister’s cabinet since she took office in July 2016 and has presided over the difficult task of… Read More Downing Street Reshuffle: James Brokenshire resigns
Eleven people have been injured after a car mounted the pavement outside the Natural History Museum in London. A man was arrested in South Kensington, a busy London tourist area on Saturday afternoon, shortly before 2:30pm. The Metropolitan Police has said that the incident is not being treated as being terror-related. The incident in #ExhibitionRoad… Read More Man detained after car mounts pavement outside Natural History Museum, 11 injured
Senior Conservatives have spoken out in support of the Prime Minister following attempts to oust Mrs May yesterday. Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson have all publicly spoken out in support of the Prime Minister after former party chairman Grant Shapps claimed to have the backing of… Read More Tory MPs rally around Theresa May following Shapps’ plot to oust PM
The White House press secretary has said that now is not the time for a debate on U.S. gun control, following the Las Vegas massacre Sunday night. In an emotional press briefing which saw President Trump’s spokeswoman choking over her words at times, she said such a conversation was “premature”, citing a lack of facts… Read More Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House
When the Prime Minister called for a General Election on April 18, Jeremy Corbyn was seen by many as the outsider; unfathomable that he might come close to Downing Street. This morning The Times published a YouGov poll, predicting a hung parliament. The poll predicts that Mrs May will walk away with 310 seats, and Mr… Read More Are we watching a repeat of the U.S. election taking place in the UK?