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The prime minister has announced the UK has moved to phase two ‘delay’ in its fight against the coronavirus, calling the outbreak “the worst public health crisis for a generation.” Boris Johnson warned the disease will “spread further” and “many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time.” The latest figures show 596 confirmed cases in the UK...

BBC ignore Sabisky ‘eugenics’ story – No 10 refuses to say...

The BBC is failing to report Downing Street’s refusal to say if the prime minister thinks black people have lower than average IQ, or if he agrees with eugenics. A “tense briefing with the media” this morning (Monday) saw the PM’s deputy official spokesman repeatedly decline to distance Johnson from the highly controversial views of his adviser, Andrew Sabisky, who...

Chancellor Sajid Javid quits – replaced by son-in-law of Indian billionaire

Chancellor Sajid Javid has sensationally quit after the prime minster ordered a cull of all of his Treasury advisors at the start of Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle. Javid’s resignation –...

£106bn HS2 gets ‘green signal’ – PM promises £5bn for buses and bikes

The prime minister has given England’s controversial high speed rail link the “green signal” despite widespread concerns from environmentalists and politicians about the £106 billion HS2 project. Boris Johnson told...

PM’s tax plans shock Tory core support, NHS plan sparks privatisation fears

The prime minister’s plan to seize control of the NHS has sparked fears of privatisation among opponents, while his core support has been rocked by revelations of a double...

Ex-minister’s scathing attack on PM who ‘can’t be trusted’ on climate...

The prime minister has come under a scathing attack by a former energy minister and president of the COP 26 UN climate summit who said Boris Johnson admits “he doesn’t really get” climate change and can't be trusted on the issue. Claire Perry O’Neill – who was sacked from her COP26 role last week by the government – made the...

London terror attack – PM promises ‘fundamental changes’

Boris Johnson has promised “fundamental changes to the system for dealing with those convicted of terrorism offences” following the latest terror attack on London’s streets by a known and convicted offender. Sudesh Amman, 20, was shot dead by counterterrorism officers in Streatham yesterday (Sunday) after stabbing two people in a knife attack, just days after his release from prison. Government sources...

‘Infuriated’ PM and ‘sabre rattling’ Raab set tone for Brexit negotiations

The prime minister will set out the United Kingdom’s hardline negotiating position with the European Union in a speech tomorrow (Monday), ruling out any alignment with, or concessions to Brussels as he seeks a deal “as least as ambitious” as that struck by Canada with the EU – a deal achieved after seven years of negotiations. The UK has just...

PM threatens ministers and plans to move House of Lords to...

Boris Johnson has warned ministers to focus on their jobs instead of the television cameras to ‘get policy done’ - or get the sack. The PM’s threat comes as the Conservative party chairman James Cleverly confirmed the government has plans to move the House of Lords to York as part of wide-scale reforms to “level-up” post-Brexit Britain. “Trust me, we’re going...

UK won’t automatically deport EU citizens post-Brexit, says Downing Street

Downing Street has confirmed the United Kingdom will not automatically deport European Union citizens who have not signed up to the settled status scheme. Guy Verhofstadt, the EU’s Brexit co-ordinator said the UK government had given assurances that EU citizens who miss the 30 June 2021 deadline will still be able to make an application to stay in UK without...