Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Greensill lobbying scandal: What are the key questions facing David Cameron?

Greensill lobbying scandal: What are the key questions facing David Cameron?

Former prime minister David Cameron is set to face a long afternoon of questions from MPs over his lobbying for a now-collapsed finance firm. The ex-premier is due to appear on Thursday before two separate...
BBC apologises to Sir James Dyson after labelling him as a 'prominent Conservative supporter' (Report)

BBC apologises to Sir James Dyson after labelling him as a ‘prominent Conservative supporter’...

The BBC has apologised to Sir James Dyson for describing the inventor as a “prominent Conservative supporter” when he became embroiled in a lobbying row over leaked texts to Boris Johnson. In messages first revealed by...
UK 'truly sorry' for Ballymurphy massacre in which 10 people were killed

UK ‘truly sorry’ for Ballymurphy massacre in which 10 people were killed

The Government is “truly sorry” for the events in Ballymurphy 50 years ago, in which 10 innocent people were killed, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis, has said. On Tuesday, coroner Mrs Justice...
PM confirms inquiry into handling of Covid crisis will begin in 2022

PM confirms inquiry into handling of Covid crisis will begin in 2022

Boris Johnson has confirmed there will be an independent public inquiry into the government's handling of the Covid-19 crisis. The Prime Minister told MPs in the Commons today that the State has an obligation to examine...
Cameron sent 68 messages to ministers and officials about Greensill (Report)

Cameron sent 68 messages to ministers and officials about Greensill (Report)

The former Prime Minister contacted six ministers as well as multiple senior officials to try to secure access to Government funding schemes for the firm, it has been revealed The full scale of David Cameron’s three-month...
Blair attacks 'woke left' Labour and says the party could cease to exist (Report)

Blair attacks ‘woke left’ Labour and says the party could cease to exist (Report)

Tony Blair unleashed a stinging attack on the “woke left” on Wednesday warning that Labour could cease to exist and that Sir Keir Starmer is “struggling to break through with the public”. In a devastating verdict...
Met commissioner considered using all-female unit to monitor Sarah Everard vigil (Report)

Met commissioner considered using all-female unit to monitor Sarah Everard vigil (Report)

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick said she considered using an all-female unit to monitor the Sarah Everard vigil in south London. Dame Cressida defended the Met’s handling of the event at Clapham Common on March...
Majority of COVID restrictions set to be lifted in June - but some could remain in place (Report)

Majority of COVID restrictions set to be lifted in June – but some could...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a loosening of coronavirus restrictions in England beginning from May 17. From that date, Phase Three of the government’s roadmap to easing restrictions will be implemented. "Your efforts have...
PM defends plan to require ID to vote in the face of widespread backlash (Report)

PM defends plan to require ID to vote in the face of widespread backlash...

Boris Johnson has defended plans to require voters to prove their identity before casting ballots, despite condemnation from civil liberties groups and senior MPs on both sides of the Commons. The Prime Minister said on Monday...
Elections 2021: The full list of Mayor of London and London Assembly results (Report)

Elections 2021: The full list of Mayor of London and London Assembly results (Report)

Sadiq Khan was re-elected as Mayor of London for the next three years following a two-day ballot counting process at the weekend. The Labour mayor beat his Conservative rival Shaun Bailey by a margin of more...

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