Beyond England

Downing Street has drawn up plans to try and isolate Scotland’s first minister during Cop26 in Glasgow amid fears Nicola Sturgeon will “steal the limelight” and exploit the event to further Scottish independence. Number 10 has been “wargaming to stop” Sturgeon “using Cop26 as ‘advert’ for Scottish independence”, declares an exclusive in the Independent. Notes from a meeting warn that...

Johnson unites Irish in opposition to his ‘obscene’ Troubles’ murders amnesty...

Members of all major political parties on the island of Ireland have united to oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to “draw a line under the Troubles” by ending all prosecutions related to the conflict in Northern Ireland. Victims groups joined politicians...

Raab clings on after revelations foreign secretary ‘nobbled’ PM to stay on his luxury...

Dominic Raab’s tenure as foreign secretary is under increasing threat after it emerged he “nobbled” the prime minister into letting him stay in Crete despite being told by advisors...

Brexit bites – no chickens now and no turkeys for Christmas, while millionaires escape...

Staff shortages in the UK caused by Brexit has forced the partial closure of Nando’s with warnings from poultry producers that the serious lack of workers means many households...

Johnson should ‘hang his head in shame’ says Major General, accusing the PM of...

Boris Johnson’s decision to go on holiday on Saturday, hours before the fall of Kabul, has been criticised as a “dereliction of duty” by a military commander who said...

England’s ‘Freedom Day’ is a threat to the world, international experts warn

England’s so-called ‘Freedom Day’ is a threat to the world according to international health experts who are worried the country will become a petri-dish for new variants of coronavirus that will spread around the...

Branson’s ‘extraordinary’ tourist space flight – cost £100m per minute – is delayed by...

Sir Richard Branson’s Unity 22 space tourism test flight has been delayed by weather conditions at New Mexico’s Spaceport America. Billionaire British celebrity-businessman Branson is now set to take off on-board Unity 22’s four minute...

Soldier F’s Bloody Sunday murder trial collapses as prosecutors deem key evidence ‘inadmissible’

The murder trial of the only British soldier charged for Bloody Sunday has collapsed after prosecutors deemed key evidence in the form of military police statements was inadmissible. The unnamed former paratrooper referred to as...

Wales to launch universal basic income scheme

Wales is launching the UK’s first universal basic income (UBI) pilot scheme, first minister Mark Drakeford has announced. The policy will “see whether the promises that basic income hold out are genuinely delivered” for people,...

India variant threatens lockdown exit; Poots elected DUP leader

Boris Johnson has warned that the route out of lockdown may face “serious disruption” because of the India variant, just two days before the biggest lifting of restrictions in England for a year. Rising numbers...