QUENTIN LETTS: Biffy Rishi was angrier than Oliver Cromwell’s wart as he addressed the latest Tory infighting at an emergency news conference

QUENTIN LETTS: Biffy Rishi was angrier than Oliver Cromwell’s wart as he addressed the latest Tory infighting at an emergency news conference

There is something rather liberating when a polite technocrat loses his rag. Boy, Rishi Sunak was cross. Normally tolerant to a fault, the Prime Minister called an emergency Downing Street news conference to address the latest Tory infighting. He. Was. Seething. The intention this week had been to follow Monday’s impressive legal migration crackdown with … Read more

How much will YOUR energy bill go up? Use our calculator to find out how the 5% Ofgem price cap rise will affect your gas and electric costs in January

How much will YOUR energy bill go up? Use our calculator to find out how the 5% Ofgem price cap rise will affect your gas and electric costs in January

A new online calculator reveals how much your energy bill will go up in January – after Ofgem announced its latest price cap rise of 5%. The average annual bill is set to increase by £94 in the New Year, meaning most British houseaholds can expect to pay around £1,931-a-year, up from £1,834.   Today’s price … Read more

After five years, 24 court appearances, 20 judges and £85,000 in legal aid, Britain finally sends plane-mutiny rapist back to Somalia… with plush hotel, armed guards and therapy you paid for

After five years, 24 court appearances, 20 judges and £85,000 in legal aid, Britain finally sends plane-mutiny rapist back to Somalia… with plush hotel, armed guards and therapy you paid for

He is the vile gang rapist whose deportation was infamously thwarted at the last minute by a mutiny of virtue-signalling airline passengers on the same flight. Now The Mail on Sunday can reveal how it has taken another five years to finally send Yaqub Ahmed back to Somalia – with Ministers forced to offer an … Read more

SIR NIGEL WILSON: Reducing stamp duty for older people who want to downsize will free up houses for the next generation

SIR NIGEL WILSON: Reducing stamp duty for older people who want to downsize will free up houses for the next generation

By Sir Nigel Wilson Published: 00:01 GMT, 29 October 2023 | Updated: 15:38 GMT, 29 October 2023 More than a million people are on the waiting list for homes, yet British houses have millions of unused bedrooms. Too many properties are energy-inefficient and expensive to heat. Too many people have no home, or one that … Read more

Border force teams are poised to rescue 200 Britons trapped in Gaza as Rishi Sunak pushes for a pause in the fighting to allow aid to reach besieged Palestinians

Border force teams are poised to rescue 200 Britons trapped in Gaza as Rishi Sunak pushes for a pause in the fighting to allow aid to reach besieged Palestinians

PM sends Border Force to Egypt to evacuate Britons trapped in Gaza warzone Around 200 Brits contacted Foreign Office for help in advance of the invasion  By Harriet Line and David Churchill Published: 22:38 BST, 26 October 2023 | Updated: 03:29 BST, 27 October 2023 Rishi Sunak has sent Border Force teams to Egypt to … Read more

Half a million jobless parents on benefits face up to 30 hours a week searching for work after overhaul by ministers

Half a million jobless parents on benefits face up to 30 hours a week searching for work after overhaul by ministers

Unemployed parents will have to spend nearly twice as long looking for work By David Churchill, Chief Political Correspondent For The Daily Mail Published: 01:25 BST, 26 October 2023 | Updated: 06:44 BST, 26 October 2023 Half a million jobless parents on benefits will have to spend nearly twice as long looking for work, after … Read more

Cash-strapped Brighton Labour council plans a new 10 per cent ‘sales tax’ on beach huts in bid to plug £70m financial black hole

Cash-strapped Brighton Labour council plans a new 10 per cent ‘sales tax’ on beach huts in bid to plug £70m financial black hole

Cash-strapped Brighton Labour council plans a new 10 per cent ‘sales tax’ on beach huts in bid to plug £70m financial black hole Labour Brighton and Hove Council plans 10% transfer fee on sales of beach huts By Oliver Price Published: 10:50 BST, 4 October 2023 | Updated: 12:31 BST, 4 October 2023 Owners of … Read more

Loophole means our road will NEVER be fixed: Locals left wading in pothole-strewn street that both the council and developer refuse to repair

Loophole means our road will NEVER be fixed: Locals left wading in pothole-strewn street that both the council and developer refuse to repair

Living on a street scarred by an potholes is a reality for hundreds of Brits. But for Sarah Ahmed and her 13-year-old wheelchair-bound daughter, potholes and flooded roads make simply getting out of their front garden a daily battle. Mother-of-four Mrs Ahmed, 35, has been trying to leave her home on dilapidated Mayfield Avenue in … Read more

Bankrupt Birmingham Council spent £4.5million on mostly online tuition and unsupervised ‘home study’ for expelled children – with the £30,000-per-pupil annual bill nearly twice that of one of the city’s most expensive private schools

Bankrupt Birmingham Council spent £4.5million on mostly online tuition and unsupervised ‘home study’ for expelled children – with the £30,000-per-pupil annual bill nearly twice that of one of the city’s most expensive private schools

A school educating Birmingham‘s expelled children was paid nearly twice the fee per pupil as a nearby top public school – despite an official report concluding the council did not know if children were taught anything in unsupervised ‘home study’. Independent school Flexible Learning (FL) was paid more than £4.5million in three years by Birmingham City … Read more

Is Rishi Sunak planning to stub out smoking? Prime Minister is considering raising the smoking age to phase out the habit among younger generations

Is Rishi Sunak planning to stub out smoking? Prime Minister is considering raising the smoking age to phase out the habit among younger generations

Is Rishi Sunak planning to stub out smoking? Prime Minister is considering raising the smoking age to phase out the habit among younger generations Rishi Sunak may gradually raise smoking age to make it illegal for young people By Claire Ellicott Whitehall Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 22:02 BST, 22 September 2023 | Updated: … Read more