Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston faces a conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’ – but has accused the town’s MP of an ‘absurd and sinister’ plot to bring him down. The vicious war of words was sparked by an anonymous tip-off received by Middlesbrough Council complaining about an incident which happened in February, the Northern Echo … Read more Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

Ex-London mayor Ken Livingstone accused of ‘unlawful harassment’ of Jewish Labour members

Ex-London mayor Ken Livingstone is savaged by official anti-Semitism report for ‘unlawful harassment’ of Jewish Labour members when he defended MP over anti-Israel Facebook post – but he blames ‘political opponents’ and the media Hard Left politician was castigated by Equality and Human Rights Commission Involved in one of two cases where EHRC ruled that … Read more Ex-London mayor Ken Livingstone accused of ‘unlawful harassment’ of Jewish Labour members

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being put in a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being placed into a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’ to brings down coronavirus cases faster He said he is not opposed to the introduction of ‘tougher measures if necessary’ Mr Anderson lost his own brother Bill, 61, to Covid less than a fortnight ago Downing Street … Read more Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being put in a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’

Coronavirus UK: Sheffield Mayor Dan Jarvis ‘won’t hesitate to ask government for more cash’

The mayor of Sheffield City Region today said he ‘won’t hesitate to ask the government for more cash’ after ‘tough negotiations’ secured the area £41million as it was plunged into a Tier Three lockdown at midnight. Dan Jarvis said the figure ‘is a start’ but warned ‘this is not the end of the discussion’ after claims emerged … Read more Coronavirus UK: Sheffield Mayor Dan Jarvis ‘won’t hesitate to ask government for more cash’

Meet your next Lord Mayor of Melbourne? Nick Russian starred on racy reality show Temptation Island

He’s hoping to swap out his reputation as Melbourne‘s most famous nightclub mogul to the state’s next Lord Mayor. But long before Nick Russian was rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kanye West and Britney Spears on the dancefloor, he was attempting to become a star in his own right. While his public profile is … Read more Meet your next Lord Mayor of Melbourne? Nick Russian starred on racy reality show Temptation Island

The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

The botched London Bake Off: Tory mayor hopeful Shaun Bailey slams rival Sadiq Khan’s half-baked’ tenure in City Hall and says ‘the only thing rising under him is crime’ Shaun Bailey is Conservative hopeful in next year’s London Mayoral elections  In a new campaign video Bailey slammed Sadiq Khan’s ‘half-baked’ approach  Tory candidate said: ‘Coronavirus … Read more The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

Liverpool gym owner refusing to close during lockdown ‘wins support from police, the mayor and MPs’

A Liverpool gym owner who is refusing to close down during the city’s Tier 3 lockdown has issued a new rallying cry to supporters – claiming he has now won the support of ‘police, fellow fitness bosses, the mayors and MPs’. Nick Whitcombe defied the government’s tougher lockdown rules and refused to close Bodytech Fitness … Read more Liverpool gym owner refusing to close during lockdown ‘wins support from police, the mayor and MPs’

Mexican mayor threatens jail for residents who won’t wear face masks

Mexican mayor threatens to impose jail time or community service on residents refusing to wear face masks Freddy Gil said that residents will be sent to jail for six hours if they are caught not wearing a mask in the southern Mexico city of San Pedro Mixtepec  The mayor said authorities could also impose three hours … Read more Mexican mayor threatens jail for residents who won’t wear face masks

Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row

A growing feud between Andy Burnham and top ministers is set to intensify after the Labour mayor labelled Rishi Sunak ‘the problem’  in a row over tighter coronavirus restrictions in Greater Manchester. The mayor of Greater Manchester, who has called for more financial support for the area after it was plunged into a Tier 3 lockdown, … Read more Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row

Former Weekend Sunrise host and AFL commentator Basil Zempilas elected Lord Mayor of Perth

Former Weekend Sunrise star Basil Zempilas has been elected the new Lord Mayor of Perth. The TV and radio personality beat his main competitor, former ABC journalist Di Bain, by 284 votes to claim victory at Council House, Perth on Saturday evening. ‘Perth has given my family wonderful opportunity, and it has given me wonderful … Read more Former Weekend Sunrise host and AFL commentator Basil Zempilas elected Lord Mayor of Perth