Rape cases in UK dropped as police stored evidence in broken fridges

An appalling report found that rape cases were dropped because DNA evidence was destroyed in “dilapidated or broken fridges and freezers” used by the Metropolitan Police. During her review of standards and culture in Britain’s largest police force, Baroness Louise Casey discovered that it was institutionally racist, misogynist, and homophobic, and that “fundamental change” is … Read more

Tories ‘regain trust’ from Brits a week after Jeremy Hunt’s Budget, new poll reveals

The latest poll of Westminster voting intentions gave Rishi Sunak a major boost this afternoon, suggesting a significant shift from Labour to the Conservatives in just one week.  According to Deltapoll’s survey, the gap between the two major parties has narrowed by 13 points since this time last week. Labour’s poll lead has shrunk from … Read more

Cost of Living: Mortgage rates surge 27% as cheap deals scrapped

Mortgage repayments have increased by 27% on average for borrowers whose contracts expired between September and February. The last of the ultra-low borrowing rates is expected to cost the economy £24 billion this year. According to mortgage broker London Money, which examined nearly 200 clients whose old fixed-rate deals had expired, the average monthly repayments … Read more

UK Begs China to Make Putin ‘Cease Bombing Ukrainian Cities, Hospitals, Schools’

The UK government pleaded with Communist dictator Xi Jinping to ask Vladimir Putin to stop “some” of the atrocities Russia is accused of inflicting on Ukraine. Xi Jinping, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) supremo, is in Moscow for a high-level summit with President Vladimir Putin, despite significant pressure from the West not to deepen ties … Read more

Ex-PM Johnson’s official partygate defence set to be revealed today

Boris Johnson’s response to allegations that he lied to parliament about Downing Street lockdown parties is expected today. The former prime minister’s case will be submitted to the privileges committee by barrister Lord Pannick KC, and allies believe his position – that he was unaware any gatherings broke the rules – will be “vindicated”. Mr … Read more

UK to ‘quickly start’ deporting asylum seekers to Rwanda this summer

The first asylum seekers could be flown from the UK to Rwanda by the summer, according to the Home Secretary, who stated that “there is every possibility that we can move quickly.” Suella Braverman, speaking in the Rwandan capital Kigali on her first official visit as Home Secretary, also warned that the government could still … Read more

UK trade war against EU begins as Irish MEPs ‘cosy up’ to Brussels

MEPs agreed to impose restrictions on Britain if it failed to meet its obligations, dubbed the “first shot fired” in a trade war between London and Brussels over Brexit terms. Irish MEP Sean Kelly announced the new law on Twitter: “Today, we signed into law a regulation empowering the @EU_Commission to impose trade restrictions should … Read more