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Partygate: Met says over 100 fines now issued for lockdown breaches

Partygate: Met says over 100 fines now issued for lockdown breaches

More than 100 fixed-penalty notices have now been handed out for breaches of lockdown rules in Downing Street and Whitehall, the Metropolitan police has announced. The force previously said it had issued more than 50 such fines, but it had not updated the public on the progress of its investigation in recent weeks while the local election…

Boris Johnson said ‘what he believed to be the truth’ when he denied the No 10 parties, minister claims

Boris Johnson said ‘what he believed to be the truth’ when he denied the No 10 parties, minister claims

Boris Johnson was saying “what he believed to be the truth” when he denied there were any law-breaking No 10 parties, a cabinet minister says – despite attending at least one of them. Brandon Lewis lifted the lid on what the prime minister will tell the Commons later, when he will face MPs for the first time since the…

Labour demands openness on ministers’ use of non-dom status, as inquiry launched into Rishi Sunak

Labour demands openness on ministers’ use of non-dom status, as inquiry launched into Rishi Sunak

Keir Starmer has demanded that Boris Johnson confirm whether any government ministers have used measures to reduce their tax payments in the UK. The call came after the prime minister ordered an inquiry into chancellor Rishi Sunak’s financial interests, following the revelation in The Independent of his wife Akshata Murty’s non-dom status. The Labour leader accused Mr Sunak of “hypocrisy” at a…

Britain’s ‘desperate’ middle-class are turning to food banks

Britain’s ‘desperate’ middle-class are turning to food banks

Food bank bosses say a growing number of middle-class Britons are coming to them in “desperate” need of help, as chancellor Rishi Sunak was urged to rethink his offer to families struggling with the cost of living crisis. Charity chiefs told The Independent they had seen a surprising rise in people with full-time jobs who cannot cope with rising energy…

Decadent ‘woke’ ideology putting west in danger, claims Tory party chair

Decadent ‘woke’ ideology putting west in danger, claims Tory party chair

Conservative Party chairman Oliver Dowden has attacked the “decadent” ideology of woke culture – claiming it is putting the west in danger. In a speech to a right-wing US think tank, the Tory cabinet minister said woke ideas were a “dangerous form of decadence” at a time when “our attention should be focused on external foes”. Decrying that woke ideology…

‘A man without shame’: Boris Johnson refuses to quit after Partygate report blasts failures of leadership

‘A man without shame’: Boris Johnson refuses to quit after Partygate report blasts failures of leadership

Boris Johnson was forced into a humiliating apology in the House of Commons after a damning report into allegations of lockdown-busting parties blasted “failures of leadership and judgement” at 10 Downing Street. The heavily abridged report by senior civil servant Sue Gray revealed that the Metropolitan Police are conducting a criminal investigation into 12 separate events in No 10…

Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled

Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled

The Prime Minister is reportedly preparing to oust members of his inner circle over the partygate affair as another Conservative MP called for him to resign. Boris Johnson is devising a policy announcement blitz and a cull of his top team as he looks to survive the publication of senior civil servant Sue Gray’s report into lockdown-busting parties in No…

Boris Johnson ‘considering new measures to help customers facing soaring energy bills’

Boris Johnson ‘considering new measures to help customers facing soaring energy bills’

Boris Johnson is reportedly considering new measures to alleviate the pressure on rising energy bills, after the prime minister was warned families faced a cost-of-living “iceberg”. According to Sky News, ministers have concluded that “something needs to be done” before the 1 April hike in household bills, which coincides with a contentious increase in national insurance tax. It was…

Pennsylvania Voters Voice Concerns Over Potential Voter Fraud, Fast Spread of Communism

Pennsylvania voters voiced their concerns over the fast spread of communism in the country at a “Stop the Steal” rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on Saturday. “Communism is spreading faster in this country than the virus,” one attendee said. “It's kind of play our words to top the spread. We see other nations fall to the tyranny of the communism, like Russia, China, Southeast Asian countries, Central American countries, even Venezuela. We can't let that happen here in America. Our fall will be much worse than other countries. Another person told NTD, “I am here because I have children. We need to stand up for this country. This is the birth place of democracy.” “I am here because I am very alarmed of the fraud that I detected. I analyzed the data in Pennsylvania,” NTD also heard from a participant at the rally. “There are 67 counties, 57 of them had …Read More From Source

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Battle Between Freedom and Communism: Boston Stop the Steal Rally Marchers

In Boston, Massachusetts, pro-Trump marchers assembled in front of the state house at the “Stop the Steal Rally” Saturday, chanting for four more years of the Trump presidency. Roger, a Filipino immigrant, told NTD that he came from Texas, calling the election a battle between freedom and communism. “We came from Texas. We're supposed to be on vacation but we realized there's MAGA support rallies. So, we have to do our part as patriot Americans because this might be our last chance. We might have come to a point of no return. I grew up in the Philippines, and we have witnessed how the … of authoritarian regimes destroy the lives of many people. And we cannot allow this beautiful country to be destroyed by the socialist regime. We are here to fight for justice, and we have to make all the votes count because we cannot allow fraud to …Read More From Source

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