Liz Truss Skewered Over Her Messy Flip-Flopping: ‘Prime Minister, Do You Enjoy Chaos?’

Liz Truss is facing accusations of leading a “chaotic” government just weeks into her premiership Liz Truss was skewered over her leadership skills during a brutal interview with STV News on Sunday night, even before the latest U-turn had even been announced. The prime minister was interviewed by the Scottish TV channel shortly ahead of  […]

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Boris Johnson And Other Former Tory Ministers Told Hand Back Redundancy Payments

Conservative MPs paid more than £410,000 in redundancy after losing their ministerial jobs have been told to repay to money so it can be used to help people struggling with the cost of living. Ministers who lose their jobs in government are entitled to receive a quarter of their annual salary as a pay-off.  It […]

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Why This Guy Ran The London Marathon In His Prison Uniform

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe (L) and Anoosheh Ashoori, who were freed from Iran on March 17, 202.  A former Iran detainee completed the London Marathon this weekend while wearing his prisoner uniform.  Anoosheh Ashoori, who is an Iranian-British dual national, was accused of being a spy and arrested in 2017. He was imprisoned for 12 years and […]

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Excruciating Silence As Liz Truss Struggles To Answer Question About Her Tax Cuts

Laura Kuenssberg interviews Liz Truss on the BBC1 as the Conservative Party annual conference gets underway in Birmingham. Liz Truss was left lost for words as she was asked whether the public had voted for her tax cut plans. In an excruciating moment, the prime minister sat in silence for several seconds as she was […]

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James Bond Producer Recalls ‘Distressing’ Meeting With Amy Winehouse

James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has recalled a “distressing” meeting with the late Amy Winehouse to discuss the possibility of the singer recording the theme song to Quantum Of Solace. Barbara described the Back To Black singer as “very fragile emotionally” when they met three years before Amy died from alcohol poisoning. “Well, that was […]

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Liz Truss Got More Than She Bargained For During This Brutal Round Of Local Radio Interviews

Liz Truss did not have an easy media round on Thursday morning Liz Truss was pulled apart by local journalists on Thursday, as she tried to explain where she’s been for the last week. The prime minister, who only came into office on September 6, seemed to disappear from public after her chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng […]

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MPs Investigating If Boris Johnson Misled Parliament Reject Attempt To Discredit Inquiry

MPs investigating whether Boris Johnson misled parliament over the partygate scandal have rejected the claim the inquiry is “fundamentally flawed”. The former prime minister could be suspended and ultimately kicked out of parliament if he is found guilty. Johnson repeatedly told the Commons no Covid rules had been broken in Downing Street on his watch. […]

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Liz Truss Versus The Trade Unions: The Next Front In The Culture Wars?

Liz Truss vowed to take a “tough line on trade union action that is not helping people get on in life”. Much has been made of Liz Truss’s attempts to emulate her icon, Margaret Thatcher, in her quest to become Tory leader and prime minister. While she has sought to distance herself from the comparison, […]

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7 Key Takeaways From Kwasi Kwarteng’s Huge ‘Mini Budget’

Kwasi Kwarteng has unveiled a series of tax cuttings measures, as he said the Conservative government that has been in power since 2010 was ushering in a “new era”. The statement was not technically a full Budget, instead it was branded a fiscal event or mini-Budget. But it was far from mini. Here are the […]

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Drag Race UK Contestant George Ward, AKA Cherry Valentine, Remembered In Tributes Following His Death

George Ward, otherwise known as drag performer Cherry Valentine Tributes are being paid to drag artist George Ward, who performed under the name Cherry Valentine, following his death at the age of 28. On Friday, the RuPaul’s Drag Race UK star’s family released a statement confirming that he had died last week. “It is with […]

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Energy Bill Support For Businesses, Schools And Hospitals Explained

Baker Taking Out Fresh Pizzas After Baking In Oven Liz Truss has announced plans to give support to non-domestic users of energy to help pay their soaring bills. This is how the new Energy Bill Relief Scheme is supposed to work. What is being offered? Bills will be capped at “less than half” the market […]

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This Tip Could Save Homeowners Thousands On Energy Bills Long-Term

We’re all looking to save money where we can. In our new series, Small Change, financial gurus share everyday hacks that soon add up. Energy bills are going to be big this winter, even if Liz Truss has promised to freeze the cap at £2,500 per year per household. Given the high costs, consumer champion Will […]

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