US MEDIA giant Comcast has tabled a £22billion cash bid for Sky – challenging 21st Century Fox to improve its own offer. Comcast said its latest offer is worth £12.50 a share, 16 per cent more than the £10.75 offered by Fox to buy the 61 per cent
SCOTS Tory boss Ruth Davidson has enjoyed a rapid rise, emerging as a serious contender to lead the party on both sides of the border in future. The tough-talking Edinburgh MP has announced she is expecting her first child with her partner Jen Wilson –
LABOUR Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott stood down days before the 2017 snap General Election due to ill health, which was later revealed to be type 2 diabetes. She has since returned to the front bench and is a long-time ally and friend of Labour leade
PRESIDENT Donald Trump is visiting the UK in the Summer, with the White House officially confirming the visit will take place in mid-July. Trump was expected to pay a controversial visit to the UK in February but cancelled at the last minute in a bizarre
SCOTTISH Tory leader Ruth Davidson has revealed she is pregnant with her first child. The 39-year-old said she and her partner Jen Wilson are “excited – and daunted” at the prospect – after announcing the news on Twitter. She posted a picture of t
JACOB Rees-Mogg once sued the BBC as a 12-year-old “schoolboy financier” over a failure to pay him for an interview. The Conservative backbencher wrote to the corporation after his fee for appearing on Radio 4 never arrived, saying he would take Beeb
THERESA May reiterated her pledge that Britain will leave both the customs union and the single market after Brexit. The Prime Minister promised to strike a free trade agreement with the EU after the transition period – but what is a customs union a
THE TORIES have now been dragged into the row over dodgy local election candidates after a would-be councillor has been suspended after he was revealed to have made vile Holocaust and Aids jokes on social media. George Stoakley also used homophobic langua
DONALD Trump’s supporters have warned the US President not to visit London when he comes to Britain this summer – because they fear violent protests from leftie activists. A group of UK-based Trump fans wrote to the American leader advising him to
DONALD Trump WILL visit Britain on July 13, it was officially announced today. The White House revealed the President’s long-awaited trip to the UK will come in 11 weeks’ time – after being repeatedly delayed. The trip will take place on Friday
A popular online site -- purporting to be scripted by a “rogue” White House staffer, and claiming to spill Trump administration secrets -- has been deleted by Facebook, which deemed the site a “fake account” amid Fox News questions.
LABOUR will “ban” Uber and AirBnB if they take control of councils at the local elections next week in a clampdown on the gig economy, according to a Cabinet minister. Liz Truss says Jeremy Corbyn’s party want to either shut down or regulate them
AMBER Rudd is today fighting for her job after she was forced to admit she had no idea her own officials were given targets for the removal of immigrants from Britain. Last night the Home Secretary insisted workers weren’t told to bump up the number of
KNIFE attacks have soared by more than a fifth in the past year as Britain’s violent crime crisis gathers pace. Official figures released today show almost 40,000 offences in England and Wales were recorded last year, a 22 per cent hike from the yea
Police-recorded offences involving knives or other sharp instruments increased by 22% year-on-year in England and Wales in 2017, official figures show.Police recorded 39,598 offences involving a knife or sharp instrument in the latest year ending December
Each morning after I’ve brushed my teeth, had a shower, and eaten some breakfast, I go to my wardrobe, put on my secret-identity-mask and get on my busy commute to work.At least that’s what it sometimes feels like for me and a good number of m
A FURIOUS Tory MP blasted ministers yesterday for continuing to send millions of foreign aid cash to China – despite the country having its own aid programme. Pauline Latham took Education minister Sam Gyimah to task after he defended spending £46.
HAND-WRINGING Royal Mail bosses sparked fresh uproar last night after snubbing Brexit but unveiling a series of stamps celebrating OWLS. The 10 stamps feature images of the barn owl, little owl, tawny owl, short-eared own and long-eared owl — but there
The James Comey memos that leaked to the media and were a catalyst for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller were more widely shared than previously known, three sources familiar with the matter tell Fox News.
AN AIDE to Tory minister Dominic Raab joked about romping on his desk after allegedly offering sex for cash to an undercover reporter. The civil servant, 20, advertised on a “Sugar Daddy” website and told the reporter he could have “full undispute
Brussels will have a huge say in the shape of Britain’s post–Brexit immigration policy, Tory Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom revealed yesterday. She said that a number of options for a future borders system had been discussed in Cabinet “many times”
A LABOUR parliamentary candidate who suggested the Manchester bombing may not have happened has been dropped by the party’s ruling body. Labour’s National Executive committee ditched Mandy Richards who’d been chosen to fight for Worcester after she
PARLIAMENT will not be able to dictate changes to the Government’s Brexit terms during negotiations even if MPs vote to stay in the EU’s Custom Union, David Davis hinted last night. Giving evidence to MPs the EU exit boss said the government always
MINISTERS were accused of betraying small firms for years last night after a damning report found nine in ten public sector suppliers are paid late. The Government has repeatedly pledged to crack down on late payments – and Chancellor Philip Hammond use
A TASK force of ministers from every department will be unveiled today in a Government move to fully support Armed Forces veterans. It aims to tackle homelessness, loneliness, debt woes, mental health issues and physical wellbeing. The first ever Veterans
UNIVERSITIES must stop reporting youngsters caught with illegal drugs to police because it risks “marginalising” minority groups like the poorest, transgender and gay students, unions say today. The National Union of Students insist youngsters caught
BORIS Johnson has been left isolated as even his allies abandoned his fresh demand for an illegal immigration amnesty. The Foreign Secretary infuriated the PM in Cabinet on Tuesday by proposing the idea as a solution to the Windrush Commonwealth migrants
Most voters think it is important to continue investigating whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia -- but more believe President Trump will fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller before he’s done.