Ariana DeBose shuts down ‘troll’ for pointing out error in SNL opening monologue

West Side Story star Ariana DeBose has hit out at “troll” who called out a mistake during her SNL monologue. DeBose has generated positive reviews and award nominations for her role of Anita in Steven Spielberg’s version of the musical, which was released in December. One week after winning a Golden Globe for the performance, … Read more

Politics latest news: ‘Eleven Red Wall Tory MPs’ submit letters of no confidence in Boris Johnson as ‘pork pie plot’ emerges

Eleven members of the 2019 intake of Conservative MPs have submitted letters of no confidence in Boris Johnson this morning, one Tory rebel has claimed. The MP told Christopher Hope, our Chief Political Correspondent, that comments overnight from ministers attacking them as “fools” was the final straw. One rebel said: “Senior ministers’ comments saying we’re … Read more

Who invented ice cream?

IT is a tasty treat we all enjoy on a hot day, with over 1.6 billion gallons of ice cream now produced in the USA every year. But who came up with the sweet icy dessert that has become a firm favourite – and what is its history? 4 Today, ice-cream is a mass-produced sweet … Read more

Boris has ace up sleeve as ‘immediate’ decision can flip Red Wall fury in his favour

Mr Johnson is facing a growing revolt from Conservative MPs who were elected in 2019, many of whom won traditional “Red Wall” seats in the last election. On Monday, more than 20 Tories who recently won their seats reportedly met to discuss their concerns about Mr Johnson’s leadership as the party was struggling with infighting. … Read more

PM’s apology ‘not good enough for my constituents’, says minister

Cabinet minister James Heappey said he had received “well over” 500 emails about the partygate scandal and that the “overwhelming majority, maybe nine in 10 or even 19 in 20 are absolutely furious and cannot understand how all this has happened”. The Armed Forces minister told Times Radio: “I am angry too… but the Prime … Read more

Tuchel discusses Lukaku and Ziyech spat after Shearer’s Chelsea “issue” claim

Thomas Tuchel has played down the argument between Romelu Lukaku and Hakim Ziyech in Chelsea’s draw at Brighton amid Alan Shearer’s suspicions of an “issue” behind the scenes Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now In pictures: Brighton v Chelsea Thomas Tuchel insists the heated exchange between Romelu Lukaku and Hakim … Read more

‘Come on down’ – Australia waives visa fee for backpackers to help ease labour shortage

Australia has thrown out an invitation to backpackers, seeking reinforcements for a workforce crippled by an Omicron Covid-19 outbreak as the country’s health system creaks under the pandemic’s strain. rime Minister Scott Morrison said his government was waiving the A$495 (€313) visa application fees for any backpacker who arrives in Australia within the next 12 weeks, and … Read more