Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister, faces no further action over Downing Street ‘partygate’ scandal

Downing Street revealed on Thursday that Johnson has revealed no further fines over his alleged breaches of lockdown regulations after the Metroplitan Police announced that it had concluded its investigation. Johnson is said to be “pleased” that the investigation has been completed and that he did not receive a second fine, after a penalty was … Read more

Tax-raising Boris Johnson is snookered on windfall levy – and only has himself to blame

MPs fell over themselves to pretend an interest in football as they wished Rangers good luck in Seville. Sir Keir Starmer tried to feign excitement, but with enthusiasm levels on their usual par with a doleful undertaker’s, he inevitably made this plucky underdog tale sound catatonically dull. “It’s quite an extraordinary story actually, for that … Read more

Rape arrest Tory MP’s alleged victim is male politician who was teenager when they met

An allegation of rape against a Tory MP was made by a male politician who was a teenager when they first met, The Telegraph understands, amid growing pressure on the Conservative Party to name him. The MP was released on police bail on Wednesday. Sir Keir Starmer, the Labor leader and former director of public … Read more

EU mulls targeted trade war ‘on troublesome Brexiteer MPs and Tory ministers’

The European Union is considering a targeted trade war on troublesome Brexiteer MPs and Tory ministers, sources told The Telegraph, as the bloc war-gamed its response to Boris Johnson’s plan to override the Northern Ireland Protocol. A senior diplomatic source said that Brussels has held talks over potential reprisals, including a plan to turn the … Read more

Politics latest news: Stop the ‘hokey cokey’ and back windfall tax, Keir Starmer tells Boris Johnson – The Telegraph

Politics latest news: Stop the ‘hokey cokey’ and back windfall tax, Keir Starmer tells Boris JohnsonThe Telegraph Boris Johnson ‘choosing to let people struggle’ with cost of living says Keir Starmer – UK politics liveThe Guardian Boris Johnson – live: PM ‘letting Britons financially drown’ as inflation soarsThe Independent PMQ’s: Stop the ‘hokey cokey’ and … Read more

UK Inflation Hits 40-Year High, Putting Government on Defensive

LONDON — The UK’s annual rate of inflation jumped to a forty-year-high in April, the highest level recorded by an industrialized nation since the start of the global price surge last year. Consumer prices in April were 9% higher than a year earlier, a jump from 7% in March and the highest inflation rate since … Read more

The Rail Family: Edward Rides Elizabeth Line Maiden Trip – The Royal Family Channel

The Rail Family: Edward Rides Elizabeth Line Maiden TripThe Royal Family Channel Elizabeth line: Queen makes surprise visit to Paddington StationBBC Queen Elizabeth makes surprise appearance at opening ceremony of London train lineCNN Queen opens new Elizabeth line in surprise appearance – videoThe Guardian Queen Spreads the Smiles in Surprise Appearance to Open the Elizabeth … Read more

Queen beams as she officially opens Crossrail

Her Majesty visited Paddington station on Tuesday morning to mark the completion of the £ 20 billion rail link, which will transform cross-London travel. Transport for London commissioner Andy Byford told the Standard afterwards: “She was amazed. She looked around. She said to me: ‘It looks spectacular.’ She really was impressed. ” The 96-year-old monarch, … Read more

Queen Spreads the Smiles in Surprise Appearance to Open the Elizabeth Line – The Royal Family Channel

Queen Spreads the Smiles in Surprise Appearance to Open the Elizabeth LineThe Royal Family Channel Elizabeth line: Queen makes surprise visit to Paddington StationBBC Queen Elizabeth Makes Surprise Visit to London Underground – and Buys First Ticket for Railway Named for HerPEOPLE Queen opens new Elizabeth line in surprise appearance – videoThe Guardian Queen Elizabeth … Read more

EU signals it could trigger trade war and legal challenge if UK rips up Northern Ireland Protocol

Maros Sefcovic, the Vice President of the European Commission, has responded to the announcement made by Liz Truss. He said the EU is still open to negotiations but the prospect of unilateral action by the UK “raises significant concerns”. He said in a statement: “The announcement by the UK government, however, to table legislation that … Read more