Bad Spad And Dangerous To Know: How Dominic Cummings Could Shape Both Brexit And The Snap Election

One Tory MP called him an “unelected, foul-mouthed oaf”. Former prime minister Sir John Major said he was “a political anarchist, who cares not a fig for the future of the party”. And now David Cameron has come up with what for him is perhaps the most damning insult of all: a “bad spad” [special Read More

Iran Warns US It Is Ready For 'Full-Fledged' War As Gulf Tensions Escalate Further

Iran has dismissed claims it was behind drone attacks on Saudi oil plants on Saturday but warned the United States it is ready for “full-fledged” war. Yemen’s Houthi group claimed responsibility for the strikes that knocked out more than half of Saudi oil output or more than 5% of global supply, but US Secretary of Read More

Priti Patel Claims She Has Not Supported The Death Penalty While An MP

Home Secretary Priti Patel claimed on Sunday she had never supported the death penalty while she had been an MP – despite appearing to have done just that. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show this morning, Patel said she was “not pro” capital punishment. Patel added she had “over time” changed her mind about Read More

Lib Dem Members Formally Approve Plan To Revoke Article 50

Lib Dem members have voted overwhelmingly to back Jo Swinson’s policy to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit if she becomes prime minister after a general election. The party approved the plan at their conference in Bournemouth on Sunday afternoon. According to the new policy, the party would interpret an election victory as an “unequivocal Read More

People Are Cancelling Their RNLI Donations Because They Save Children In Other Countries

The Royal National Lifeboat Institute has been forced to defend its work saving lives overseas after an article on the Mail Online sparked an angry backlash on social media. The story highlighted how the charity – famed for its distinctive orange lifeboats manned by volunteers – spends £3.3m a year on projects in Tanzania and Read More

Sunday Shows Round-Up: Lib Dems Push Plan To Revoke Article 50

“Well the Hulk was a winner as you know,” Stephen Barclay told Sky News’ Ridge on Sunday this morning. “And extremely popular.” Boris Johnson’s claim he will break the UK out of the EU with the anger of the action hero has been distracting everyone this morning. Although it’s not clear what polling Barclay has Read More

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Was The Prequel To Today's Fan Culture

It was 1:30 a.m. in Santa Monica, California, on May 3, 1999. Most people would be in bed at that point. But not Dan Callister, a photographer working for Online USA/Getty Images. He was on call that night when a tip came across the desk:  Leonardo DiCaprio is at a Toys R Us right now Read More

Susanna Reid And Piers Morgan Discuss Behind-The-Scenes Tension At Good Morning Britain

Susanna Reid has revealed that tension between herself and Good Morning Britain co-host Piers Morgan almost brought their working relationship to an early end. When Susanna first joined Good Morning Britain in 2014, the show was met with a lukewarm response at best, with many questioning whether the show would last. A year later, Piers Read More

Meghan Markle Shares Birthday Instagram Message For 'Best Husband' Prince Harry

At first glance it might not look particularly different to any one of the thousands of birthday posts uploaded on Instagram very day.  Take a closer look at the carefully curated collage of pictures however, and you’ll find it’s centred around a very recognisable face.  In a post uploaded to the Duke and Duchess of Read More

Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas Dismisses So-Called 'Curse'

Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas has called for people to stop focussing on the show’s so-called “curse”, insisting it has actually been the catalyst for some “beautiful” relationships. Shirley is currently gearing up for her third series as Head Judge on Strictly, having already seen plenty of romances bloom in the ballroom during her Read More

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