Man, 40s, carrying an AXE is stopped outside Buckingham Palace and arrested by patrolling police

Man, 40s, carrying an AXE is stopped outside Buckingham Palace and arrested by patrolling police A man carrying an axe near Buckingham Palace was stopped and arrested Officers were on patrol on The Mall at approximately 6.30pm tonight Armed police attended the scene where the male was detained and arrested on suspicion of carrying an … Read more

Two Lords battling to become Speaker of House want to axe hereditary peers

Two leading members of the House of Lords – who are set to battle it out to become speaker – want to axe hereditary peers from Parliament’s Upper House. Baroness Hayter of Kentish Town told the Sunday Times hereditary peers were ‘not something that would be accepted by the British public today’. Lord Alderdice told … Read more

Keir Starmer faces call to axe Labour candidate for Hartlepool by-election over tweet

Keir Starmer faces call to axe Labour candidate for Hartlepool by-election who was forced to apologise for ‘inappropriate’ tweet made in 2011 about ‘a favourite Tory MILF’ Paul Williams, 48, was selected as party’s candidate for Hartlepool by-election But his recently resurfaced social media posts were met with fierce disapproval Labour peer Baroness Shami Chakrabarti … Read more

Sharon Osbourne faces axe from US talk show after racism claims

Former X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne says she faces being axed from her US talk show after she defended Piers Morgan in a heated on-air argument and was subsequently accused of racism.  Osbourne clashed with black co-presenter Sheryl Underwood in a discussion about racism on CBS show The Talk and said she felt like she … Read more

Government plans to axe industrial pollution by two-thirds by 2035

ELECTRIC VEHICLES  PM’S PLAN: Boris Johnson has vowed to ‘ban new sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2030’ . He announced £2.8billion in funding as part of his ten-point green plan, including £1.3billon on the rollout of electric car charging points. REALITY: The 2030 target is viewed by the industry as ‘incredibly ambitious’ with car … Read more

Tennessee police shoot woman with pick axe as mother intervenes on mobility scooter [Video]

Tennessee cops shoot and injure pick axe-wielding woman who charged at them after her mother arrived on a mobility scooter in a failed bid to talk her down DISTRESSING CONTENT WARNING: Melissa Wooden, 33, was shot by cops during a tense standoff in Davidson County on Friday She was armed with a bat and a pick … Read more

PETER HITCHENS: Axe the Monarchy? Yes, if you want us to be like North Korea… or the USA 

We’ll be sorry when the Monarchy is gone, which it will pretty soon be if we all go on behaving like this. If you want a Monarchy, you need grown-ups, not just to sit on the throne, but to support it. Sentimental slop won’t keep it going, and nor will cheap temporary popularity or glamour. … Read more

Google Maps: Stoke pranksters stage axe murder scene as they see camera

Crime seen! Pranksters are snapped staging an axe murder scene in the street after spotting the Google Maps van Image showed man wielding object as his friend lays beneath him on the street Many weren’t fooled by scene, which took place in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Several told how the men likely saw the Google car coming … Read more

Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes return to This Morning for the first time since Friday slot axe 

Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes returned to This Morning on Monday for the first time since they were axed from their Friday slot. The presenters, aged 60 and 61 respectively, delighted viewers as they enthused: ‘It’s lovely to have them back where they belong!’, after the pair were replaced by Alison Hammond and Dermot O’Leary in … Read more

Mrs Brown’s Boys spin-off chat show ‘faces the axe’

Mrs Brown’s Boys chat show All Round to Mrs Brown’s is reportedly faxing the axe due to coronavirus restrictions around filming. Bosses are said to be having a difficult time trying to book celebrity guests for the spin-off series amid the ongoing pandemic. According to the Daily Star, the show is now ‘hanging in the … Read more