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Month: January 2022

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Sue Grays report into Downing Street lockdown parties in full

Here is Sue Gray’s report into the “partygate” allegations of lockdown-busting gatherings in No 10 and Whitehall in full. 1. On 8 December 2021 the Prime Minister asked the Cabinet Secretary to carry out an investigation into allegations reported in the media relating to gatherings in No10 Downing Street and the Department for Education during November and December 2020. 2. On 17 December 2021 the Cabinet Secretary recused himself from […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 7


Actor Leonard Fenton who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders has died at the age of 95

The family say they're heartbroken Actor Leonard Fenton, who played Dr Harold Legg in EastEnders, has died at the age of 95. He appeared in the first episode of EastEnders in February 1985, with his last scenes airing in 2019. A statement from his family said: “The family of the actor Leonard Fenton are heartbroken to announce his death at the age of 95 on Saturday January 29. Best known […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 8


No 10 to publish limited Sue Gray report but does not commit to full version

The investigation into Downing Street parties will be published today Downing Street has said the limited version of the partygate inquiry that Sue Gray handed to Boris Johnson will be published on Monday afternoon, but would not commit to publishing a fuller report after police have finished investigating. No 10 said the pared-back report into allegations of lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street will be published on Monday afternoon in the […]

todayJanuary 31, 2022 7


Hundreds attend commemoration event to mark 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday

Hundreds of people have attended a commemoration event to mark the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Thirteen civil rights protesters were shot dead by British soldiers on January 30 1972 in the city. Another man shot by paratroopers on the day died four months later. While many consider him the 14th victim of Bloody Sunday, his death was formally attributed to an inoperable brain tumour. As part of the commemorative […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 10


15bn levelling up pot to breathe fresh life into disadvantaged areas

The Government has announced new plans to “breathe fresh life into disadvantaged communities” across England as part of its long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper. Wolverhampton and Sheffield will be the first of 20 areas selected to benefit from a “radical new regeneration programme” launched by the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). The chosen locations will be prioritised for a £1.5 billion Brownfield Fund made available from April […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 13


PM considers doubling troops to strengthen Europes borders over Russian threat

The Prime Minister is looking at doubling the number of troops deployed to strengthen Europe’s borders, as he warned an incursion from Russia into Ukraine would be a “tragedy”. Boris Johnson said the new offer to Nato currently under consideration would “send a clear message to the Kremlin” that “we will not tolerate their destabilising activity”. In addition to bolstering troop numbers, No 10 said this could involve sending defensive […]

todayJanuary 30, 2022 12


Starmer says more powers for Holyrood would be early priority if he becomes PM

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer wants more devolved powers for Holyrood “quickly” if he becomes Prime Minister. Sir Keir has asked former prime minister Gordon Brown to recommend improvements to devolution across the United Kingdom to counter nationalist support for independence. Speaking to the Daily Record, Sir Keir said giving the Scottish Parliament more powers would be an early priority for him, were he to become Prime Minister. With Labour […]

todayJanuary 29, 2022 13


Ski resort prices fall for UK visitors

That's according to analysis by Post Office Travel Money Prices have fallen in many European ski resorts popular with UK tourists, according to new research. The overall cost of ski school, equipment hire, lift passes, meals and drinks are lower than last year in two-thirds of the resorts analysed by Post Office Travel Money. Bansko, Bulgaria was found to have the lowest prices out of the 28 resorts surveyed – […]

todayJanuary 29, 2022 57


Graham Norton RuPauls Drag Race global spin off was like big family reunion

Graham Norton has described RuPaul’s forthcoming global spin-off series as like a “big family reunion” – despite many of the contestants and judges never having met. Drag Race: UK Versus The World on BBC Three will see nine internationally celebrated drag queens competing to be crowned Queen of the World, with the UK as host country. Each contestant will come from show host RuPaul’s “global sisterhood”, which includes the numerous […]

todayJanuary 29, 2022 7