Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Sardinia

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is detained in Sardinia four years after his role in the region’s failed bid for secession from Spain Ex-regional president was held under European arrest warrant issued by Spain He was wanted by authorities for his role in a failed bid for secession 4 years ago  Puigdemont, who holds a European … Read more

Former DUP leader Edwin Poots warns that Sinn Fein would WIN an NI election if it was held now

Former DUP leader Edwin Poots warns that Sinn Fein would WIN an election if Stormont government collapses amid unionist fury over Brexit trade agreement – as Northern Ireland Secretary Brandon Lewis says deal with EU is ‘not sustainable Poots said SF ‘probably would have the largest number of votes and seats’ Warned a snap election … Read more

Edwin Poots QUITS as DUP leader after just three weeks following internal power-sharing revolt

Edwin Poots QUITS as DUP leader after just three weeks following internal revolt over his decision to try and restart power-sharing government with Sinn Fein Edwin Poots will stand down as DUP leader after just three weeks, he said tonight Poots had faced internal revolt from party figures over restarting power sharing He nominated a … Read more

Pooted out! New DUP leader Edwin Poots SACKS ministers loyal to predecessor Arlene Foster

New DUP leader Edwin Poots axed ministers loyal to his predecessor Arlene Foster today as he unveiled Northern Ireland‘s new First Minister. DUP leader Edwin Poots announced that Lagan Valley MLA Paul Givan was his nomination to take the administration’s top job after he controversially broke with tradition and ruled himself out of the post. … Read more

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if he broke ministerial code over flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says

Boris Johnson should RESIGN if it is ruled he broke ministerial code over Downing Street flat revamp, Scottish Tory leader says Scottish Tory leader says ‘of course’ PM should quit if he broke ministerial code Several probes are under way into the tangled financing of flat refurbishment  The remarks made by Douglas Ross are likely … Read more

Arlene Foster RESIGNS as DUP leader

Arlene Foster RESIGNS as DUP leader and will step down as First Minister of Northern Ireland at the end of June after internal party revolt over her handling of Brexit Arlene Foster this afternoon announced she is resigning as leader of the DUP  Quitting as leader on May 28 and stepping down as First Minister … Read more

American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson says Britain is the ‘mother of racism’

Civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson has today weighed into the UK’s debate on race, by saying that Britain is the ‘mother of racism’. The influential American, 79, said Britain must face up to its role in slavery, as he flatly rejected the findings of the recent report into race and racism in the … Read more

Piers tells Tucker how he bought Churchill’s cigar because leader ‘never surrendered’ 

Piers Morgan has told Tucker Carlson he bought a cigar half-smoked by Winston Churchill because the wartime leader ‘never surrendered to anybody ever’ as he denounced the ‘woke’ cancel culture that cost him his job. The 56-year-old journalist paid £2,600 for the cigar, left behind by Churchill on his voyage aboard HMS Duke of York … Read more

Rishi Sunak breaks his silence over Greensill lobbying row with jab at former Tory leader Cameron

Rishi Sunak broke his silence over the David Cameron lobbying row today with a swipe at the former Tory prime minister. The Chancellor did not deny that Mr Cameron directly contacted him seeking million in Covid aid cash to help bail out financier Greensill Capital before it went bust. But in a cutting comment he … Read more

MARK ALMOND: What else can we expect from a leader so vain he named a vast stadium after himself? 

As if the spat between Britain and the EU over Brussels’ erratic attempts to control vaccine supplies wasn’t bad enough, India has now dealt a body blow to the idea that we should all be cooperating in the global fight against the virus. The decision to block vaccine exports by the Indian government – led … Read more