Financial Conduct Authority pledges action after our scam exposé

Watchdog pledges action after our scam exposé: Fake website lured in around 1,700 potential victims in five days By Miles Dilworth For The Daily Mail Published: 22:00 BST, 18 May 2021 | Updated: 22:00 BST, 18 May 2021 The city watchdog has vowed to ‘up its game’ after a Money Mail investigation exposed how easily … Read more

Boris pledges to deliver 1million Covid jabs A DAY to fight Indian variant

Boris Johnson has today pledged to increase the speed of Britain’s vaccine rollout to a million jabs a day in an attempt to beat the increasing prevalence of the Indian variant of the virus amid fears it could derail the country’s exit from lockdown.  Growing questions are also being asked about the failure to make … Read more

Boris pledges to deliver 1million Covid jabs A DAY to fight Indian variant

Boris Johnson has today pledged to increase the speed of Britain’s vaccine rollout to a million jabs a day, after it emerged the government failed to put India on the ‘red list’, even though infection rates were nearly 50 times higher among arrivals from the country than the rest of the UK.  Of the 3,345 … Read more

Covid UK: Boris Johnson pledges to launch ‘full’ public inquiry into government handling of pandemic

Boris Johnson pledges to launch ‘full’ public inquiry into coronavirus handling within this Parliamentary session Boris Johnson has firmed up his commitment to hold public inquiry into CovidThe PM said a full inquiry will be launched during this parliamentary sessionGovernment has been heavily criticised over handling over the early stages  By James Tapsfield, Political Editor … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon pledges to give Scots free dentists and an independence referendum within five years

The SNP manifesto: key points  Nicola Sturgeon today set out the key parts of the SNP election manifesto of things it would do within its next five-year term if re-elected in May. They include:  Abolish NHS dentistry chargesIncrease social care funding by more than £800 million over the next parliamentary termIncrease health spending by £2.5 … Read more

Biden pledges his support for Ukraine in first call with President Zelensky

President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for the first time as president Friday, amid escalating tensions with Russia.  ‘President Biden affirmed the United States’ unwavering support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity in the face of Russia’s ongoing aggression in the Donbas and Crimea,’ the White House’s readout said.   Politico first reported the leaders … Read more

Boris Johnson pledges to create G7 rival to Beijing’s Belt and Road global economic expansionism

Boris Johnson pledges to create G7 rival to Beijing’s Belt and Road global economic expansionism Prime Minister addressed five MPs and Lords hit by sanctions from ChinaSaid world needed to be given a choice between the Chinese system ‘and ours’US diplomat Henry Kissinger has said US will have to reach an understanding with China  By … Read more

Boris Johnson pledges to create G7 rival to Beijing’s Belt and Road global economic expansionism

Boris Johnson pledges to create G7 rival to Beijing’s Belt and Road global economic expansionism Prime Minister addressed five MPs and Lords hit by sanctions from ChinaSaid world needed to be given a choice between the Chinese system ‘and ours’US diplomat Henry Kissinger has said US will have to reach an understanding with China  By … Read more

Chicago suburb Evanston pledges $10m to fund reparations for black residents

A Chicago suburb is on its way to becoming the first in the country to fund reparations for its black residents with a pledge of $10million over 10 years, but some say it isn’t enough.   Evanston’s reparations fund, established in 2019, is focused on housing inequities, using a 3 per cent tax on recreational marijuana … Read more