Large chunk of aid handed out overseas is ‘wasteful and paternalistic’, says Rory Stewart 

Large chunk of aid handed out overseas is ‘wasteful and paternalistic’, says Rory Stewart Rory Stewart has said some overseas aid given out is ‘wasteful and paternalistic’  The former international development secretary now heads GiveDirectly He said his ministerial role focused on the wrong way of helping poorer nations By Kumail Jaffer, Political Reporter For The Daily … Read more

Boris Johnson REFUSES to take action to ease cost-of-living pain before quitting No10 in A MONTH

Boris Johnson REFUSES to take action to ease cost-of-living pain before quitting No10 in A MONTH: PM returns from honeymoon but will leave it to successor to act – as Gordon Brown blasts him and Chancellor for holidaying during economic crisis Ex-PM suggested recalling Parliament from its long summer holiday over crisis Bank of England … Read more

UK government to only publish seven of the 24 environmental indicators for England this year

Environmental campaigners have accused the UK government of ‘cowardice’, over its decision to publish less than a third of the metrics it uses to track the health of nature in England this year. Keeping a close eye on indicators of biodiversity is an essential part of monitoring and managing threats, like climate change. The Department for … Read more

Saudi Media Group ‘are OUT of the race to purchase Chelsea’

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson and the Saudi Media Group are among the Chelsea bidders dismissed by Roman Abramovich’s advisors… with Todd Boehly’s consortium and another American group leading the way in the £3bn battle for Stamford Bridge Bidders for Chelsea discovered on Friday if they have made the final shortlist Saudi Media Group … Read more

Roman Abramovich’s private plane flies from Moscow to Israel after billionaire hit by sanctions

Roman Abramovich‘s £50m private plane has been flown from Russia to Israel after the oligarch was hit by crippling sanctions from the UK government over his ties to Vladimir Putin. The Gulfstream G650ER jet – registration LX-Ray – arrived from Moscow into Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport on Sunday night, according to flight tracking websites. … Read more

Twitter users await release of Sue Gray partygate inquiry with memes as Boris Johnson given report

‘It took all that time to produce EIGHT pages’: Anger and mockery as long-awaited Sue Gray report on No10 partygate is published (and is just as lacking in detail as many predicted) By Mark Duell for MailOnline Published: 12:41 GMT, 31 January 2022 | Updated: 16:10 GMT, 31 January 2022 Britons today mocked the long-awaited … Read more

Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to Tory donor

Ministers turn down cross-Channel power cable plan linked to party donor who gave Conservatives more than £1million Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng decided to dismiss the plans from Aquind They were to bring in an electricity link between Portsmouth and Normandy Alexander Temerko donated over £1m to Tories and is listed as Aquind director By James Gant … Read more

Social media is flooded with memes mocking Boris Johnson as he admits he WAS at No 10 BYOB party

‘I didn’t know the party I was at was a party… honest!’ Social media is flooded with memes mocking Boris as he admits he WAS at No 10 BYOB bash – but believed it was a ‘work event’ Ryanair posted a popular meme with Boris Johnson’s face pasted on it Social media erupted with memes … Read more

Poll puts Keir Starmer ahead of Boris Johnson on ‘best PM’ question

Boris Johnson becomes first Tory leader to trail on ‘best PM’ rating since 2008 while another poll shows Labour seven points ahead – as Keir Starmer prepares to address the nation on BBC TONIGHT at 7pm Keir Starmer is 13 points ahead of Boris Johnson on ‘most capable PM’ question  It is the first time … Read more

New culture secretary Nadine Dorries says BBC might not EXIST in a decade

Cabinet minister Nadine Dorries was today questioned whether the BBC will still exist in a decade – as she accused the broadcaster of nepotism and elitism. The Culture Secretary demanded change at the organisation, saying its staff needed to reflect a wider demographic than just people  ‘whose mum and dads work there’.  Speaking at a … Read more

Boris Johnson offers top teachers £3,000 ‘levelling up premium’ to work in underperforming schools

Boris Johnson offers top science and maths teachers a £3,000 ‘premium’ in bid to woo them to underperforming schools in ‘the places that need them most’ as part of his Levelling Up plan PM used conference speech to unveil plans for top maths and science teachers  Wants them to work in ‘the places that need … Read more

Angela Merkel expresses ‘grave concern’ over Wembley crowd size

Boris brushes aside Angela Merkel’s ‘grave concern’ about the number of fans attending Euro 2020 games at Wembley By Jack Maidment, Deputy Political Editor For Mailonline Published: 16:52 BST, 2 July 2021 | Updated: 17:41 BST, 2 July 2021 Angela Merkel today expressed her ‘grave concern’ at the number of football fans allowed to attend … Read more

EURO 2020: Multi-cultural England team a legacy of the Windrush generation

Multicultural England team at Euro 2020 is a legacy of the Windrush generation with SIX of Gareth Southgate’s squad descended from Caribbean migrants… and the Three Lions line up on Tuesday night exactly 73 years on England have a multicultural make-up to their 26 man Euro 2020 squad  Six players are of Caribbean heritage, following trailblazers … Read more