Visa extensions for foreign-born frontline NHS as Priti Patel praises their efforts during Covid

Visa extensions for foreign-born frontline NHS staff as Priti Patel praises ‘heroic’ efforts during Covid pandemic Home Secretary will instruct officials to grant automatic 12-month extensions to vital workers if their visa is due to run out by October  Announcement is expected to benefit up to 14,000 essential workers including doctors, nurses and paramedics Scheme … Read more

HENRY DEEDES: Beaming in from Liberace’s boudoir, came Boris Johnson’s dread word – ‘But…’ 

HENRY DEEDES: Beaming in from Liberace’s boudoir, came Boris Johnson’s dread word – ‘But…’ By Henry Deedes for the Daily Mail Published: 22:27 BST, 5 April 2021 | Updated: 22:42 BST, 5 April 2021 On skipped the Prime Minister, with that mild jauntiness of his that has happily returned in recent weeks, confirming our long … Read more

Love Island’s Laura Anderson shares throwback snaps of herself wearing a string bikini in Dubai

Earlier this month, she broke down in tears after admitting she has lost work due to the backlash she faced, following her pre-lockdown trip to Dubai. But Laura Anderson opted to focus on the happier memories from her trip to the UAE on Tuesday, when she shared throwback snaps of herself wearing a string bikini.  … Read more

Up to 60 Channel migrants landing at Dover today as people smugglers take advantage of balmy weather

Children were among up to 100 migrants who arrived on British shores today – ahead of a crackdown on borders by Home Secretary Priti Patel. People smugglers appear to be making the most of the warmer weather after Border Force vessels were seen bringing groups of mostly male migrants into the Port of Dover. At least three rigid … Read more

More migrants arrive by boat to Kent one day after Priti Patel announced new crackdown

More migrants have arrived on the Kent coast by boat, just one day after Priti Patel announced a new crackdown on the cross-Channel people trafficking trade. The Home Secretary announced yesterday that illegal migrants ‘should and could’ make claims in the European countries they pass through on their way to Britain, rather than the UK … Read more

Priti Patel warns countries that refuse to take back migrants will LOSE visas to the UK

No right to settle under Priti Priti’s asylum blitz Migrants who arrive in the UK illegally will no longer have the right to permanently settle here even if they have a strong asylum claim.  Anyone who arrives illegally having passed through a ‘safe country’ will be deemed ‘inadmissible’ to the UK asylum system.  The Government … Read more

Priti Patel unveils major overhaul of UK asylum system

No right to settle under Priti Priti’s asylum blitz Migrants who arrive in the UK illegally will no longer have the right to permanently settle here even if they have a strong asylum claim.  Anyone who arrives illegally having passed through a ‘safe country’ will be deemed ‘inadmissible’ to the UK asylum system.  The Government … Read more

Priti Patel vows ‘boomerang’ deportations as part of asylum overhaul

Priti Patel will today unveil a major overhaul of the UK’s asylum system which will include ‘boomerang’ deportations of migrants who arrive in the country illegally.  The Home Secretary said the changes will help ‘create safe and legal routes to give people the chance to resettle and access our asylum’ while also combatting people smuggling … Read more

Priti Patel slashes asylum rights for migrants who arrive illegally in crack down on crossings

Asylum rights will be slashed for migrants who arrive in Britain illegally under major reforms announced today. Priti Patel will introduce a ‘two-tier’ system in which those who come via unauthorised routes – such as crossing the Channel in small boats – are given far fewer privileges. Even if they have a legitimate claim to … Read more

Police clampdown on Hyde Park anti-lockdown protest

Police clashed with Covid lockdown protestors in London today after outrage at Metropolitan Police’s handling of the Sarah Everard vigil last week. Demonstrators were hauled away by officers at the protest  in Hyde Park at around midday. Hundreds of protesters met at the park before police broke up the proceedings and made arrests.  It comes … Read more