Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

The mayor of Middlesbrough faces a conduct probe over claims he had pornography on his computer – but he accused the town’s MP of an ‘absurd and sinister’ plot. A member of Andy Preston’s staff allegedly saw explicit material on his screen in the mayoral office this year. But Mr Preston claims the complaint was made … Read more Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

Middlesbrough mayor Andy Preston faces a conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’ – but has accused the town’s MP of an ‘absurd and sinister’ plot to bring him down. The vicious war of words was sparked by an anonymous tip-off received by Middlesbrough Council complaining about an incident which happened in February, the Northern Echo … Read more Middlesbrough mayor faces conduct probe over mystery ‘serious allegations’

Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving after former mayor of Bolton is killed in crash

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a former mayoress was killed in a crash on her way to the shops. Assad Hussain, 23, was arrested after Gay Wharton, 58, former mayoress of Bolton, died in a horror crash on Friday. Mrs Wharton, a grandmother, was walking into town to … Read more Man charged with causing death by dangerous driving after former mayor of Bolton is killed in crash

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being put in a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being placed into a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’ to brings down coronavirus cases faster He said he is not opposed to the introduction of ‘tougher measures if necessary’ Mr Anderson lost his own brother Bill, 61, to Covid less than a fortnight ago Downing Street … Read more Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson says he could support city being put in a new Tier FOUR ‘if necessary’

Meet your next Lord Mayor of Melbourne? Nick Russian starred on racy reality show Temptation Island

He’s hoping to swap out his reputation as Melbourne’s most famous nightclub mogul to the state’s next Lord Mayor. But long before Nick Russian was rubbing shoulders with the likes of Kanye West and Britney Spears on the dancefloor, he was attempting to become a star in his own right. While his public profile is … Read more Meet your next Lord Mayor of Melbourne? Nick Russian starred on racy reality show Temptation Island

PM denies forcing London mayor Sadiq Khan to extend congestion charge

Boris Johnson launched a furious salvo at Sadiq Khan today, dismissing claims ministers are forcing the London mayor to extend the congestion charge. The PM railed at Mr Khan for ‘effectively bankrupting’ the capital amid vicious haggling over demands for a £4.9billion bailout for Transport for London (TfL). The mayor says the money is needed … Read more PM denies forcing London mayor Sadiq Khan to extend congestion charge

The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

Shaun Bailey’s campaign has today served up their own version of the Great British Bake Off slamming Sadiq Khan for having a ‘half-baked’ approach to running London. The Tory London mayoral candidate has hit out at the current mayor Khan for a ‘huge rise in crime across the capital’, and his ‘poor’ management of housing and transport.  … Read more The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

Shaun Bailey’s campaign has today served up their own version of the Great British Bake Off slamming Sadiq Khan for having a ‘half-baked’ approach to running London. The Tory London Mayoral candidate has hit out at the current Mayor Khan for a ‘huge rise in crime across the capital’, and his ‘poor’ management of housing and transport.  … Read more The Great London Bake Off: Shaun Bailey slams mayor Sadiq Khan

Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row

A growing feud between Andy Burnham and top ministers is set to intensify after the Labour mayor labelled Rishi Sunak ‘the problem’  in a row over tighter coronavirus restrictions in Greater Manchester. The mayor of Greater Manchester, who has called for more financial support for the area ahead of plans to plunge it into a Tier … Read more Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row

Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row

A growing feud between Andy Burnham and top ministers is set to intensify after the Labour mayor labelled Rishi Sunak ‘the problem’  in a row over tighter coronavirus restrictions in Greater Manchester. The mayor of Greater Manchester, who has called for more financial support for the area ahead of plans to plunge it into a Tier … Read more Mayor Andy Burnham blames Chancellor Rishi Sunak for being ‘the problem’ in Tier 3 lockdown row