Prince Philip dies: Downing Street asks mourners not to gather or lay flowers due to Covid risk

Downing Street has today asked mourners not to gather or lay flowers for Prince Philip outside royal residences due to the risk of Covid. It comes as hundreds of tributes pile-up at palace gates, including Buckingham, Windsor and Balmoral, following the Duke of Edinburgh‘s death this morning, at the age of 99. However Number 10 … Read more

Mother stole boyfriend’s Range Rover after downing WKD then drove wrong way down M60 and crashed

A mother has been banned from the road after she stole her boyfriend’s Range Rover after bingeing on WKD and drove the £3,500 car the wrong way down a motorway slip road before smashing into a tree.  Billy Jo Cartwright had been drinking with friends in a Travelodge car park earlier this year – in breach … Read more

Downing Street blasts Sadiq Khan over cannabis review

Downing Street says London Mayor Sadiq Khan is ‘wasting his time’ by setting up review to consider decriminalising cannabis if he is re-elected because Boris Johnson ‘will not be changing’ the law Sadiq Khan to launch review examining cannabis decriminalisation if re-elected But Downing Street today insisted the Mayor of London will be wasting his … Read more

Downing Street pranksters fail to trick Boris Johnson into believing April Fools’ day stories

Downing Street pranksters fail to trick Boris Johnson into believing April Fools’ day stories including Michael Gove setting up a high-quality food firm to rival Prince Charles Last week he was target of No10 jokers trying to have him believe bogus reports On Thursday the PM’s normal bundle of updates also included some fake news … Read more

Labour demands official probe into plan to refurbish Downing Street flat 

Labour demands official probe into Boris Johnson’s plan to refurbish Downing Street flat Sir Keir Starmer has entered the row over Boris Johnson’s flat refurbishment  He demanded a formal probe into whether he should face criminal proceedings The Daily Mail revealed details of the lavish redecoration of the Downing Street apartment shared by the PM … Read more

Boris Johnson could face a SECOND probe over bill for makeover of Downing Street flat

Boris Johnson could face a SECOND probe over bill for makeover of Downing Street flat as Cabinet Secretary is urged to investigate Labour asks Cabinet Secretary to probe if Boris Johnson broke ministerial code The Conservative Party paid £60,000 for the refurbishment of Mr Johnson’s flat  The Tory donor Lord Brownlow secretly reimbursed the party … Read more

Tory chiefs consider handing back £60k to donor amid Downing St redecoration fallout

Panicking Tory chiefs are considering returning £60,000 to a rich donor to gloss over the way the party secretly funded the makeover of Boris Johnson‘s Downing Street flat, it was claimed last night. After handing the money back to multi-millionaire Lord Brownlow, they reportedly plan to ask him to pay the same amount directly to … Read more

Tory chiefs consider handing back £60k to donor amid Downing St redecoration fallout

Panicking Tory chiefs are considering returning £60,000 to a rich donor to gloss over the way the party secretly funded the makeover of Boris Johnson‘s Downing Street flat, it was claimed last night. After handing the money back to multi-millionaire Lord Brownlow, they reportedly plan to ask him to pay the same amount directly to … Read more

Dominic Raab defends ‘value for money’ £2.6m Downing Street press room kitted out by Russian firm

Dominic Raab defended paying a Russian firm £2.6million to create a White House-style media briefing room in Downing Street today, amid safety and cost fears. The Foreign Secretary suggested the project represented ‘value for money’ and said the UK was open to investment from firms based in Russia and China ‘where it’s safe’. Yesterday it … Read more

Dominic Raab defends ‘value for money’ £2.6m Downing Street press room kitted out by Russian firm

Dominic Raab defended paying a Russian firm £2.6million to create a White House-style media briefing room in Downing Street today, amid safety and cost fears. The Foreign Secretary suggested the project represented ‘value for money’ and said the UK was open to investment from firms based in Russia and China ‘where it’s safe’. Yesterday it … Read more