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’

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

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

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

World leaders warn Russia of ‘unprecedented sanctions’ over Ukraine crisis

Russia has been warned it will be swiftly hit with an “unprecedented package of sanctions” in the event of a fresh incursion in Ukraine after Boris Johnson joined Joe Biden and world leaders to present a united front to combat a feared invasion. The Prime Minister and the US president met virtually with the leaders… Continue reading World leaders warn Russia of ‘unprecedented sanctions’ over Ukraine crisis

I am running out of time to save my own life, says teenager facing ‘internal decapitation’

A teenager has just months to try and save her life due to a rare brain condition that could internally decapitate her at any moment. Allesha Barnfield, 17, from Highfields in Doncaster, Yorkshire, was diagnosed with multiple conditions including chiari malformation after first developing symptoms back in 2019. But now she is in a race… Continue reading I am running out of time to save my own life, says teenager facing ‘internal decapitation’

Social care boss calls for mandatory Covid jabs to be axed amid sector’s ‘paralysing’ workforce shortage

Mandatory Covid jabs for frontline health and social care staff should be abandoned as workforce shortages are “paralysing the sector,” a boss has warned. Dr Jane Townson, chief executive of The Homecare Association, said “persuasion would likely be more successful than compulsion” and that the Government had “seriously misjudged” the “balance of risk” by forcing… Continue reading Social care boss calls for mandatory Covid jabs to be axed amid sector’s ‘paralysing’ workforce shortage

Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Julian Assange has won the first stage of his bid to appeal against the decision to extradite him to the United States to the Supreme Court. Assange, 50, is wanted in the US over an alleged conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information following WikiLeaks’ publication of hundreds of thousands of leaked documents relating… Continue reading Julian Assange wins ruling in his battle against extradition to US

Popular resorts in Spain introduce strict new Covid rules for bars and restaurants

Holidaymakers planning half-term trips to some of Spain’s most popular resorts could face tough new Covid restrictions, with bar, pubs and restaurants hit by curfew. Local government officials in the Canary Islands have announced a heightened level of alert for Gran Canaria and La Palma following a spike in the number of Omicron infections. The… Continue reading Popular resorts in Spain introduce strict new Covid rules for bars and restaurants