Day: November 25, 2020

Teenager hit 180mph on motorbike during 30-minute police chase

November 25, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video A teenager who reached speeds of 180mph on his motorbike during a 30-minute police chase is facing jail. Marian Vasilica Dragoi, 19, jumped red lights, mounted pavements and rode on the wrong side of the road in […]

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Meet the new Celebs Go Dating cast from Wayne Lineker to Chloe Ferry

November 25, 2020

The full cast of the show was announced, with E4 confirming Ibiza nightclub mogul Lineker- the brother of pundit Gary – joining Love Island star Pritchard and Geordie Shore’s Chloe Ferry. Strictly Come Dancing runner-up Karim Zeroual, Hollyoaks actor Kimberly Hart-Simpson, DJ Tom Zanetti and Made In Chelsea’s Sophie Hermann will also be on the […]

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Highgate Cemetery wants help to save site from climate change impact

November 25, 2020

Extreme weather brought by a changing climate is eroding the cemetery’s gravel paths and overwhelming its historic drainage systems. Freinds of Highgate Cemetery Trust is on the hunt for designers and architects who can help reverse the affect long-term decay and maturing self-seeded trees are having on monuments in the burial ground. The trees in […]

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Boris Johnson accused of dismissing bullying, leaking and cronyism as ‘trivia’ after heated PMQs

November 25, 2020

The Prime Minister responded to Sir Keir Starmer’s list of accusations on Wednesday by describing them as “trivia” and “pathetic”. The Labour leader noted that Mr Johnson had written the foreword to the ministerial code in August last year, which said there must be no bullying, harassment, leaking, misuse of taxpayers’ money and actual or […]

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Rishi Sunak pauses public sector pay but promises rises for NHS doctors and nurses

November 25, 2020

C hancellor Rishi Sunak has said that NHS doctors and nurses will receive a pay rise, but pay rises in the rest of the public sector will be “paused” next year. Mr Sunak outlined a plan for vast spending to recover the nation’s finances from the coronavirus crisis at his spending review on Wednesday. The […]

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Rishi Sunak unveils government’s spending plans for the next year in statement to the Commons

November 25, 2020

C hancellor Rishi Sunak  warned that the “economic emergency has only just begun” as he unveiled his first Spending Review in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.  He said the fiscal damage of the pandemic was “likely to be lasting” and cited figures from the Office of Budget of Responsibility that predicted unemployment to peak […]

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How will England’s new Covid tiers be decided?

November 25, 2020

England will return to a tiered system of coronavirus restrictions when the national lockdown ends on December 2. It is expected the Government will announce which places will be in Tiers 1, 2 and 3 on Thursday, but ministers have already briefly outlined the five key factors that will determine their decisions. These include case […]

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Tory MP rages at police as woman, 72, bundled into van at anti-lockdown protest

November 25, 2020

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video An incensed Tory MP was filmed ranting at police after witnessing them bundling an elderly woman into a van for protesting outside Parliament. The former chair of the 1922 Committee, Sir Charles Walker, told the officers their […]

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