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Coronavirus: Labour calls for next year’s GCSE and A-level exams to be delayed

Labour has called for next year's GCSE and A-level exams to be delayed to mid-summer in order to help deal with the impact of coronavirus. Shadow education secretary Kate Green said students entering Year 11 and 13 in September, who have lost up to six months of teaching time, face "a mountain to climb" unless the timetable is modified. Ms Green...

£551m scheme announced to kick-start film & TV production

Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced a government-backed scheme worth half a billion pounds (£551m) aimed towards restarting the operations of the entertainment industry. The scheme, which comes from the UK government's largest ever investment in arts & entertainment, will be used by domestic production houses to jump start production. Once productions have started again, the funding will be used to...

Russia Report: Report Claiming Moscow Intervened in UK General Elections to be Released

After a delay of 9 months, the Russia report is set to be released this Thursday. The report is to claim that Russia intervened in the last UK general elections as well as the Scottish Freedom referendum. However, there are no evidences that Moscow manipulated the EU referendum. Initially, the report's publication was delayed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson before...

PM’s Car Hit by Security After Protestor Jumps Out in Front

Prime Minister Boris Johnson encountered a minor car crash in Westminster after his Jaguar was hit in the rear by his own security team after a protestor jumped out in front of the Prime Minister's car. Nobody was hurt in the incident - including the PM. After the protester ran into the road, the front car then stopped suddenly, forcing the...

Boris set to win 64-seat majority, polls suggest

Polling suggests that Boris Johnson's Conservative Party could win a 64-seat majority in the House of Commons in the coming General Election. The poll of poll, conducted by Electoral Calculus suggests the Conservative Party polling at 42.8%, taking 357 seats in the 650-seat lower house while Corbyn’s Labour Party is polling at 30% - set to lose 55 seats. Another Deltapoll...

Why Priti Patel is right on immigration

On October 1st, Home Secretary Priti Patel addressed the Tory Party conference in Manchester. She owed to 'end the free movement of people once and for all' as she outlined a stricter immigration policy under Boris Johnson's leadership. The Home Secretary pitched for an Australia-like points-based immigration system. A system that could potentially help in filtering out low-skilled migrants, while...

PM could demand EU to refuse Brexit delay as part of exit agreement

Prime Minister Boris Johnson could ask the EU to rule out giving Britain a third Brexit delay to give MPs a stark choice between his deal and no deal. The Prime Minister is set to officially reveal his plans to get an agreement signed off with Brussels within days as he vowed: "We do have a solution." As part of the...

David Cameron claims Johnson ‘didn’t believe in’ Brexit; backed to up his career

The ex-Tory leader says BoJo threw his weight behind the campaign even though he was “certain the Brexit side would lose”. The former PM says Boris wanted to “become the darling of the party” using the referendum to ensure others, including Michael Gove, did not “win that crown”. He says: “The conclusion I am left with is that he risked an...

Prime Minister to shut down parliament insisting No Deal would be failure

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to shut down Parliament tonight after the second crunch vote on whether to have a general election. It means there will not be another Commons vote until after the five-week shutdown, meaning there won't be an election until November at the earliest. The move is a hammer-blow for Remainers who launched two separate legal bids to...

Major boost for PM as France threatens to veto further Brexit delays

France has threatened to refuse another Brexit delay, its foreign minister said today, as he blasted "we're not going to do this every three months". Jean-Yves Le Drian gave Boris Johnson an unexpected boost as he said the country would not accept an extension to the October 31 Brexit deadline. The UK government wants to remove the Irish backstop, which would...