Yesterday, the President of the United States fired the man leading an investigation into his ties with Russia. James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, found out about his dismissal from television news; before he had heard from the White House. According to a statement from Trump’s press secretary, Mr Comey was “removed… Read More The fallout after Trump fires the director of the FBI
UKIP Leader @paulnuttallukip being presented his Nomination Papers for Boston and Skegness by UKIP Lincolnshire Cllr Sue Ransome pic.twitter.com/3x9oC9L7bK — UKIP (@UKIP) April 29, 2017 Nigel Farage’s successor as Ukip leader is to run for the parliamentary seat of Boston and Skegness. Paul Nuttall announced his candidacy 165 miles away from the constituency, while campaigning for Ukip in Hartlepool.… Read More Ukip leader Paul Nuttall is to stand for Parliament in Boston and Skegness
A new poll has given the Conservatives a lead equal to Labour’s total polling figures. Conducted by ComRes for the Sunday Mirror, it is projecting that Theresa May’s party is twice as far ahead as Jeremy Corbyn in the race to secure Downing Street. The findings give Mrs May the highest vote share for the Tories since January… Read More Poll awards Conservatives highest vote share since 1991
A very special thanks to @RadioLeary @GordonRamsay @ThisisDavina @JohnBishop100 @JasonManford @DavidWalliams & @BradleyWalsh #TheNightlyShow pic.twitter.com/HGYuwk8AJn — The Nightly Show (@ITVNightlyShow) April 21, 2017 After eight long weeks at ITV, The Nightly Show’s first run has come to an end. Since February, the half-hour slot usually occupied by News at Ten has been held by an array… Read More Will we ever see The Nightly Show again?
Appalled & saddened by the terrorist attack on police officers in #Paris – my thoughts are with the victims & their families. — Carwyn Jones (@fmwales) April 21, 2017 Last night (Thursday) a gunman opened fire on policemen on the iconic Champs-Élysées in Paris. A police officer was killed and two others were seriously injured.… Read More Attack on the Champs-Élysées: The facts so far
The Leader of the Opposition today launched Labour’s campaign for June’s General Election. In a speech that seemed to channel U.S. president Donald Trump, Jeremy Corbyn launched an attack on the media, the elites and the establishment, pledging to run a government “for the people”. The Labour Party is currently lagging behind Theresa May’s Conservatives by… Read More Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment
The United States is ready to strike a new bilateral trade agreement with Britain, according to the U.S. Speaker of the House. Paul Ryan was addressing a Central London audience when he pledged his commitment to working with the president and the UK government to achieve a trade deal between the two nations. “The United States stands ready to forge… Read More UK and US ready to strike bilateral free trade deal ‘as soon as possible’
A controversial, right-wing anchor on the U.S. news channel Fox News has been dropped from the network. Bill O’Reilly’s departure was announced by Fox’s parent company 21st Century Fox in a statement of only a single sentence. “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill… Read More Controversial U.S. news anchor dropped after sexual harassment allegations
In order for the Prime Minister to hold her early General Election she had to pass a motion in the Commons on the matter. All opposition party leaders, from Corbyn to Sturgeon, spoke out in favour of an early election. However their leader’s support didn’t stop nine Labour MPs from voting against Mrs May’s motion. A further four… Read More Who are the 13 MPs who voted against the election?
MPs have voted in favour of holding a General Election on June 8 following a debate in the Commons. 522 Members of Parliament voted “yes” to the question: “Should there be an early general election?” Just 13 voted against the motion, creating a majority in favour of 509. The vote followed a heated Prime Minister’s Questions in… Read More MPs vote to hold General Election in June