Medical fury over Budget: Charities slam Rishi Sunak for lack of help for hospitals, care homes

Rishi Sunak faced fury from charities, MPs and care groups today after failing to provide any extra help for hospitals, care homes or medical research. Care home bosses accused the Chancellor of ‘betraying’ elderly residents, claiming he had once again ignored the cash-strapped sector which has been ravaged by Covid.  Boris Johnson originally promised to … Read more

England will NOT stage Euro 2020 but could host EXTRA games if Europe is hit by travel bans

England’s successful track record of hosting international matches and the advanced vaccination programme makes London a top pick for hosting more Euro 2020 games, if other host cities are closed by coronavirus travel restrictions. But the tournament will not move to England wholesale, Sportsmail understands, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s offer to open the country … Read more

England will NOT stage Euro2020 but could host EXTRA games if Europe is hit by travel bans

England’s successful track record of hosting international matches and the advanced vaccination programme makes London a top pick for hosting more Euro2020 games, if other host cities are closed by coronavirus travel restrictions. But the tournament will not move to England wholesale, Sportsmail understands, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson‘s offer to open the country to … Read more

Boris Johnson to crack down on middle-class drug users

Boris Johnson wants to crack down on middle-class drug users with adverts aiming to make cocaine as socially unaccountable as drink-driving The Prime Minister will launch a PR blitz to tackle illegal drug use by middle class Wants to imitate successful drink-driving campaigns such as ‘THINK!’ adverts Mr Johnson and several members of the cabinet … Read more

Former standards chief on Boris Johnson’s plan for a charity to fund makeover of his No.10 flat

Boris Johnson’s plan to set up a charity to fund Downing Street refurbishments is ‘monstrous’ and may be illegal, the former head of a standards watchdog warned yesterday. No 10 came under increasing pressure to release details of the renovation of the Prime Minister’s official flat made by his fiancee Carrie Symonds. Sir Alistair Graham, … Read more

Boris Johnson rebuked by Lord Coe for using tired mantra after confirming backing for 2030 World Cup

Prime Minister Boris Johnson blasted by Lord Coe for using the ‘red-blooded’ and ‘very tired mantra’ of ‘bring football home’ to confirm Government’s £2.8m backing for UK and Ireland’s 2030 World Cup joint-bid – as he calls for ‘humility’ By David Coverdale For The Daily Mail Published: 20:25 GMT, 2 March 2021 | Updated: 20:38 … Read more

Budget: Rishi Sunak to unleash ‘fiscal firepower’ to rescue Britain’s coronavirus-ravaged economy

Rishi Sunak will vow unleash his ‘fiscal firepower’ to rescue Britain’s coronavirus-ravaged economy when he delivers his Budget tomorrow. The Chancellor is set to launch a three-pronged economic plan to breathe new life into UK plc after one of the most disastrous years in history. But his bid to protect jobs and livelihoods while putting … Read more

Ex-standards chief blasts Boris’s ‘quite inappropriate’ plan for charity to fund No10 flat revamp

Boris Johnson was blasted by a former standards tsar today over ‘quite inappropriate’ plans to launch a new charity backed by wealthy Tory donors to pay for the six-figure refurbishment of his official flat. Sir Alistair Graham, the former chairman of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, tore into a scheme said to be modelled … Read more

EIGHT MILLION people in England live in neighbourhoods with close to ZERO Covid cases

More than eight million people in England live in areas where coronavirus may have disappeared, official figures revealed today. Department of Health data showed 1,065 out of 6,792 neighbourhoods — 15 per cent — recorded ‘fewer than three cases’ in the week to February 24, and may even have had none at all. Numbers are … Read more

Isle of Wight Festival is moved back to September after June proved too early

The Isle of Wight Festival has been moved back by three months to September so it can still take place this year, after the planned end of coronavirus rules in June. The music festival had been due to take place from June 17 to 20 – but this would have been just before the Government … Read more