Wisconsin recount confirms Joe Biden’s win over Donald Trump

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin finished a recount of its presidential results on Sunday, confirming Democrat Joe Biden’s victory over President Donald Trump in the key battleground state. Trump vowed to challenge the outcome in court even before the recount concluded. Dane County was the second and last county to finish its recount, reporting a 45-vote gain for Trump. Milwaukee […]

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Boris Johnson given ‘heads up’ as Tory MPs line up for major Covid tier system rebellion

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Boris Johnson’s tier system sparked the fury of many members of the Conservative Party who found their constituencies under tighter coronavirus restrictions than before the lockdown. With a vote on the new measures scheduled for Tuesday, the […]

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COVID-19: Boris Johnson facing Conservative MPs’ backlash against tiering decisions

The husband of the NHS Test and Trace scheme’s boss has joined a growing number of Conservative MPs in expressing their anger at the allocation of new coronavirus restrictions. John Penrose, the Weston-super-Mare MP, attacked the “illogical” decision to place his constituency in Tier 3, the toughest level of restrictions, when England’s national lockdown ends next week. In a joint […]

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COVID-19: London and Liverpool in Tier 2 of new England system – but Birmingham and Manchester in Tier 3

London and Liverpool will be placed in Tier 2 of England’s new system of COVID-19 restrictions, but Birmingham and Manchester will be in Tier 3. Matt Hancock will make a statement in the House of Commons on the new COVID-19 tiers shortly, but prior to the announcement the government launched a postcode checker for England’s regions. The website crashed within […]

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Rishi Sunak slaps down BBC host and defends military budget increase after public cuts

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. BBC Radio 4 Today programme host Nick Robinson demanded to know how the Government was rationalising increasing spending on military defence while attempting to recover from the coronavirus crisis. Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak quickly hit back […]

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