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Matt Hancock: Are we back to 1990s Tory sleaze?

SOURCE: https://inews.co.uk/news/politics/matt-hancock-are-we-back-to-1990s-tory-sleaze-1072527 Ministerial adultery may no longer be a resigning issue, but an accumulation of financial and personal scandals evokes memories of the Major government. A Tory Cabinet minister caught in an alleged extra-marital affair […]

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Brexit: Von der Leyen rejects Boris Johnson bid to renegotiate Irish protocol

SOURCE: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jul/22/von-der-leyen-rejects-boris-johnson-bid-to-renegotiate-irish-protocol The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, has rejected Boris Johnson’s move to renegotiate the Northern Irish protocol, raising the temperature of a simmering Brexit row. “The EU will continue to […]

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‘I want to dance’: All COVID curbs lifted in England

SOURCE: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/19/all-covid-curbs-lifted-in-england-worrying-scientists Government hopes high vaccination rate will protect population even as cases surge in a move condemned by scientists. All COVID-19 restrictions have now been formally lifted in England with businesses and individuals left […]