Prime Minister could be questioned by police as he says probe is ‘right’

Boris Johnson is willing to be interviewed by the Metropolitan Police for a probe into alleged rule-breaking parties, Downing Street has said. Downing Street said the PM thinks it is “entirely right” for the Metropolitan Police to investigate. Asked if the PM would submit himself to questioning, the PM’s official spokesman said: “Anyone who is… Continue reading Prime Minister could be questioned by police as he says probe is ‘right’

Dancing On Ice 2022: Ben Foden’s wife blasts ‘popularity competition’ as he’s first to leave

Ben Foden’s wife Jackie has blasted Dancing On Ice as a “popularity competition” after he was first to be voted off the 2022 series. The former rugby player and his professional partner Robin Johnstone found themselves in the skate off during Sunday night’s elimination. Following the results Jackie took to Instagram to “rant” over the… Continue reading Dancing On Ice 2022: Ben Foden’s wife blasts ‘popularity competition’ as he’s first to leave

AFCON: Crush at Cameroon stadium during game leaves at least eight dead

The incident occurred at the south entrance of the Olembe Stadium as fans attempted to watch the round of 16 match between Cameroon and Comoros. A government statement said 31 people were lightly injured and seven were seriously injured. “Facing this tragedy, the seriousness of which has provoked emotion and consternation, the Head of State… Continue reading AFCON: Crush at Cameroon stadium during game leaves at least eight dead

North Korea fires two cruise missiles, South Korea says

The launch is being analyzed by the intelligence authorities of South Korea and the United States. It comes as North Korea has ramped up its missile tests this month, saying it will bolster its defenses against the US and evaluate “restarting all temporally suspended activities,” according to state media KCNA. If confirmed as a test,… Continue reading North Korea fires two cruise missiles, South Korea says

McDonald’s is bringing new Big Mac to UK menus for first time ever

McDonald’s is to launch a chicken Big Mac to UK menus at 1,300 restaurants across the country from February 2. A spokesman said: “It’s one of McDonald’s most requested menu items and it’s finally here – featuring two 100% chicken breast patties in a crispy coating, a slice of cheese, lettuce, pickles and the deliciously… Continue reading McDonald’s is bringing new Big Mac to UK menus for first time ever

Indonesia karaoke bar brawl and fire: At least 19 killed in West Papua blaze

One person was fatally stabbed in the fight early on Tuesday before the venue was set on fire with 18 people trapped inside, a police official said. “Fights among youths in cities are normal, but that it has caused so many deaths, that is a first,” Adam Erwini, a spokesman for West Papua police, told… Continue reading Indonesia karaoke bar brawl and fire: At least 19 killed in West Papua blaze

Space telescope that can look back in time now one million miles from earth

A powerful space telescope is now a million miles from Earth – a month after it lifted off on a quest to look back in time and discover the dawn of the universe. The 10 billion dollar James Webb Space Telescope fired its rocket thrusters for nearly five minutes to go into orbit around the… Continue reading Space telescope that can look back in time now one million miles from earth

Tonga volcano eruption ‘hundreds of times’ more powerful than Hiroshima atomic bomb, NASA says

Jim Garvin, chief scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, said the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano on January 15 released “hundreds of times the equivalent mechanical energy of the Hiroshima nuclear explosion,” referring to one of two atomic bombs dropped by the United States on Japan during World War II. “This is a preliminary… Continue reading Tonga volcano eruption ‘hundreds of times’ more powerful than Hiroshima atomic bomb, NASA says

Headteachers call for advance material on 2022 GCSE and A-level exams

Headteachers have called on the Government to review adaptations to GCSEs and A levels in 2022 in light of the disruption caused by the Omicron variant of Covid-19. And they argue that advance information about the topics covered in papers should be released “as soon as possible”. Currently, pupils in England will be offered a… Continue reading Headteachers call for advance material on 2022 GCSE and A-level exams

Pakistan appoints Justice Ayesha Malik as first female Supreme Court judge

Justice Ayesha Malik, 55, had been selected by a commission that decides on the promotion of judges. As is typical for Supreme Court judges, she was sworn in on live TV, with her oath administered by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmad. “I congratulate Justice Ayesha Malik for becoming the first female judge of the Supreme Court,”… Continue reading Pakistan appoints Justice Ayesha Malik as first female Supreme Court judge