Downing Street Reshuffle: Where we’re at

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

Downing Street Reshuffle: David Lidington announced as Minister for the Cabinet Office

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

Downing Street Reshuffle: James Brokenshire resigns

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

Man detained after car mounts pavement outside Natural History Museum, 11 injured

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

Tory MPs rally around Theresa May following Shapps’ plot to oust PM

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

Mass shooting in Las Vegas: ‘Not the time’ for gun control debate, says White House

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

Are we watching a repeat of the U.S. election taking place in the UK?

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?

Poll awards Conservatives highest vote share since 1991

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

Corbyn launches populist campaign for Downing Street as he vows to rise against the media and the establishment

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