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Johnson will offer robust defence as he fights partygate claims says Dowden

Boris Johnson will give a “robust defence” of his actions but ultimately his fate will be in the hands of MPs, a Cabinet minister has said. The former prime minister will submit a written dossier of evidence to MPs ahead of a public hearing on Wednesday as he attempts to clear his name over allegations he misled Parliament about the partygate scandal. He will provide the statement to the Privileges […]

todayMarch 19, 2023 6


Former Met officer wants toxic culture of sexism to be exposed by review

A toxic “lads culture” exists in Britain’s biggest police force and the job is attractive to bullies chasing power, a former Met officer has said. Alice Vinten, who served with the force for 10 years, believes the police service can only change if bosses admit it attracts more “wrong-uns” than other professions. A damning report is expected this week to accuse the Metropolitan Police of racism, sexism and homophobia, and […]

todayMarch 19, 2023 7


Mobile users to get emergency alert in nationwide test on April 23

A siren-like emergency warning message will be sent by the Government to mobile phone users across the UK next month to test a new public alert system. Phone users will be unable to use other features on their devices unless they acknowledge the alert, due to be sent on Sunday April 23. The system – modelled after similar schemes in the US, Canada, the Netherlands and Japan – is intended […]

todayMarch 19, 2023 7


Transport ministers must follow example of health colleagues to reach RMT deal

Transport ministers must follow the example of their health department colleagues by offering “new money” in union negotiations or passengers will face further rail misery, RMT general secretary Mick Lynch has said. Mr Lynch was speaking as he joined workers on a rainy picket line at central London’s Euston station on Saturday, as a walkout by 20,000 members across the country crippled services. Workers from across 14 train operators are […]

todayMarch 18, 2023 12


Jon Snow Im at complete ease with late fatherhood

Jon Snow has said he is “at complete ease” with becoming a father again in his 70s. Jon Snow has said he is “at complete ease” with becoming a father again in his 70s. The veteran broadcaster, 75, and his wife, Zimbabwean academic Precious Lunga, welcomed a baby boy via surrogate in March 2021 after struggling with “medical setbacks and miscarriages”. He also has two daughters from his three-decade relationship […]

todayMarch 18, 2023 9


Arrest warrant for Putin for war crimes in Ukraine welcomed in UK and US

US President Joe Biden has joined Britain in welcoming the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) decision to issue an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin for war crimes in Ukraine. Mr Biden said Mr Putin had “clearly committed war crimes” and the warrant, although not recognised in the US, was “justified” and made “a very strong point”. His remarks came after UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said it was essential […]

todayMarch 18, 2023 8


Half a million people expected to attend St Patricks Day parade in Dublin

A sea of green made up of half a million people is to descend on Dublin City centre for a St Patrick’s Day parade that organisers are predicting will be “the biggest and best”. Celebrations are also set to take place across the island of Ireland with massive crowds turning out to mark March 17 in towns and cities. Many more will watch Dublin’s 2023 parade on television, which will […]

todayMarch 17, 2023 8


Aldi hands shopworkers another pay rise to 1140 per hour

Aldi has handed workers another pay increase to a minimum of £11.40 per hour. The discount supermarket, which employs more than 40,000 UK staff, said that all store assistants will receive the new rate nationally from July 1. Workers within the M25 will see their pay rise to £12.85 an hour. It comes only two months after a pay increase came into force, which handed store assistants £11 an hour. […]

todayMarch 17, 2023 9


Raab It is improper to discuss bullying inquiry

Dominic Raab has suggested the rules surrounding the inquiry into whether he bullied officials may have been breached by witnesses speaking to the media. The Deputy Prime Minister said on Friday it is “improper” to discuss his conduct after giving evidence to the inquiry being carried out by lawyer Adam Tolley KC. Mr Raab has pledged to resign if he is found to have bullied staff, as the investigation is […]

todayMarch 17, 2023 7