Almost four hundred pilot whales have died after they became stranded on a Tasmanian sandbank – in what’s thought to be Australia’s worst stranding on record. The pod of around 500 whales got washed up in the waters on Tasmania’s […]
To debate the different approaches in England and Scotland, I’ve been speaking to the Conservative MP for Mid Derbyshire, Pauline Latham and Dr Philippa Whitford – who’s SNP MP for Central Ayrshire. I began by asking Pauline Latham what she […]
While the Westminster government has faced widespread criticism over its handling of the pandemic, Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon and her government have both had consistently high approval ratings. But today Scotland reported its highest number of new coronavirus cases […]
It took barely a few hours for the Welsh government to change one of their central messages last night, requiring restaurants and pubs to close at 10pm. After an outcry from the hospitality sector who said it would be “crushing” […]
Labour leader points to government mismanagement of virus in televised address Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The public are not to blame for a resurgence of coronavirus and have been let down by the government, Keir […]
Chancellor to revamp support for jobs and economy owing to tightening of restrictions Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Rishi Sunak has scrapped his plan for an autumn budget and will announce fresh measures to halt job […]
Former Tory minister and current MEP Ann Widdecombe has revealed she cancelled her National Trust membership after the heritage conservation charity linked some of its historic properties to colonialism and slavery. Speaking to Channel 5’s Jeremy Vine on Wednesday about […]
Sex or gender should be made legally “protected” characteristics in England and Wales, particularly to provide more protection to women, the Law Commission – a government advisory body – has said in a report. Hate crime laws in England and […]
An investigation is underway in Barnet, north London after 11 firearms officers were injured by “a suspected corrosive substance” as they executed a drugs warrant, according to the Metropolitan Police. Though the extent of their injuries is still being assessed […]
UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said a second national lockdown may be required as a last measure against Covid-19. But he stressed that it will be avoided if everyone follows the rules. Kay Burley of Sky News asked Raab about […]