Biden and his allies are plotting ‘reprisals’ against Putin if Russia invades Ukraine

Joe Biden is planning to impose punitive economic sanctions on Russia if Vladimir Putin invades Ukraine, it was claimed, hours ahead of a meeting between the two leaders. The Biden administration refused to rule out deploying additional US troops to Eastern Europe should Putin invade Ukraine, although sources insist there is no plans for direct … Read more

Martin Kemp dresses up as Santa Claus to encourage public to get vaccinated

Martin Kemp has dressed up as Father Christmas for a festive film encouraging the public to get vaccinated against coronavirus this winter. The video shows the actor and musician preparing for Christmas by booking an MOT for his sleigh, polishing his boots and trimming his beard. Kemp, who turned 60 in October, is also seen … Read more

UK Covid live: Javid tells MPs there are 336 UK Omicron cases and community transmission across England

The role of dedicated health and justice partnership co-ordinators, who liaise between prisons, probation and treatment providers, will be expanded to cover every region in England and Wales. This will mean services in prison and the community are better joined up and offenders’ treatment plans remain consistent, helping them to stay on track and break … Read more

Boris Johnson’s flagship ‘levelling-up’ plan has been delayed until next year

The Prime Minister pledged to help ‘left-behind towns’ in his first speech in 2019 – but has now missed his own deadline to get a White Paper published by Christmas Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak (file photo) ( Image: REUTERS) Boris Johnson’s flagship plan for ‘levelling-up’ has been delayed until next year. Tory ministers … Read more