Michael Gove admits double-crossing Boris Johnson to run for PM in

‘Double crossing Boris in 2016 was like an unexploded bomb going off in my own hands’: Michael Gove admits shafting PM’s leadership bid to succeed David Cameron was ‘political suicide’ Gove stunned politics in 2016, quitting Boris’s campaign to stand against him The two men had earlier worked side-by-side on the Vote Leave campaign   Mr … Read more

Rishi Sunak ‘will unfreeze public sector pay at the Budget’

Rishi Sunak was facing a backlash today after it was claimed he is planning to unfreeze public sector pay and announce an inflation-busting increase in the national minimum wage at the Budget later this week.   The Chancellor will unveil his spending plans on Wednesday and there is a growing expectation he will take action to hike … Read more

Covid Plan B is needed now to stop NHS ‘winter meltdown’, say Government scientists

Social distancing and masks need to be reimposed to avoid a ‘meltdown in the middle of winter’ and save Christmas, several Government scientists warned today. They said the current infection rate was ‘unacceptable’ and claimed that vaccines alone were not enough to control Covid during the colder months. It comes despite growing optimism among No10’s … Read more

Filming halted on Alec Baldwin Rust movie after ‘inexperienced 24-year-old gave gun to child on set’

The young armorer who was responsible for the gun that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of Alec Baldwin new film Rust has been careless with weapons in the past, sources allege. A source who worked alongside Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, 24, on an previous film set said she has a history of recklessness around guns.   ‘She … Read more

California areas plagued by wildfires now must evacuate due to threat from mudslides and floods

A historic ‘bomb cyclone’ was drenching California on Sunday, forcing evacuations in areas hit by wildfires, and ushering in stay-at-home orders in other parts of the state. The weather system was the strongest recorded since records began, beating the previous record, set in 1977. A ‘bomb cyclone’ occurs when the barometric pressure drops quickly, falling 24 … Read more

Alec Baldwin ‘cancelling other projects’ days after accidentally killing Halyna Hutchins on set

Alec Baldwin was reportedly ‘hysterical and absolutely inconsolable for hours’ after accidentally shooting and killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a movie set Thursday afternoon, with a source claiming he’s now cancelling all other projects. The 63-year-old actor is looking ‘to take some time to himself and re-center himself’ after he was spotted walking out of … Read more

Coronation Street star Johnny Briggs ‘cut his drug addict daughter out of his £550,000 will’

Coronation Street star Johnny Briggs ‘cut his drug addict daughter out of his £550,000 will with his fortune going to his other five children’ Johnny Briggs, 85, died at his home in February following a battle with illness  His daughter, Karen Briggs, 55, has been left out of his £550,000 will  The soap legend starred … Read more

Ed Sheeran reveals he has tested positive for Covid-19

Ed Sheeran has revealed he has tested positive for Covid-19 and has cancelled all upcoming in-person commitments. The singer, 30, took to Instagram and released a statement saying he is currently self-isolating and will do as many virtual interviews and performances as he can. He wrote: ‘Hey guys. Quick note to tell you that I’ve sadly … Read more

Queen’s late-night TV habit has left her ‘knackered’ royal aides say

The Queen‘s late-night TV viewing and busy schedule of public engagements since lockdown restrictions were lifted have left her ‘knackered’, sources have claimed. Since returning from Balmoral this month, Her Majesty, 95, has undertaken 19 public engagements, including marking the Royal British Legion’s centenary at Westminster Abbey and opening the Scottish and Welsh parliaments. The monarch … Read more