Chernobyl holiday warning: Insurance won’t cover long term effects – ‘travel with caution’

HBO and Sky Atlantic’s drama Chernobyl has sparked increasing interest in Chernobyl and thousands are flocking to northern Ukraine for a tour. However, curious travellers should be aware that whilst travel insurance will cover the trip, it will not include any long-term effects, according to Travel Insurance Explained. This means if someone experiences symptoms of… Continue reading Chernobyl holiday warning: Insurance won’t cover long term effects – ‘travel with caution’

Jeremy Hunt: Terror traitors will be jailed for life in new treason law

Mr Hunt wants to overhaul the 1351 Treason Act which was created to punish people for offences including “violating the King’s wife” or “adhering to the King’s enemies”. The updated act would make it “treachery” to support foreign states and other groups that the UK is fighting. It would make it easier to prosecute foreign fighters… Continue reading Jeremy Hunt: Terror traitors will be jailed for life in new treason law

Jeremy Hunt tells EU to help make Brexit work for everyone

The Tory leadership contender accused the European Union of making “terrible” remarks about the UK since the referendum in 2016. Britain, he said, has been the EU’s biggest friend since its formation and deserves better as Brexit negotiations continue. It has “defended Europe with our Armed Forces,” he told Conservative party members at a leadership hustings… Continue reading Jeremy Hunt tells EU to help make Brexit work for everyone

Boris Johnson second wife: Why is Boris divorcing his second wife? What happened?

Boris Johnson’s Tory leadership campaign is facing backlash after reports police were dispatched to his home following a reported blazing row with his girlfriend. The couple insist they are “very much in love” despite the controversial circumstances surrounding the row. Until September last year, Mr Johnson had been married to Marina Wheeler for 25 years.… Continue reading Boris Johnson second wife: Why is Boris divorcing his second wife? What happened?

Europe heatwave MAP: France on ALERT for 40C – when will temperatures peak?

Blistering African heat will roast large swathes of continental Europe in the coming days as hot winds from the Saharan Desert are pulled northwards. The incoming heatwave has sparked an orange weather alert in France and forest fire warnings in eastern Germany. Meteorologists warn several temperature records could tumble as the mercury nears 40C across… Continue reading Europe heatwave MAP: France on ALERT for 40C – when will temperatures peak?

Boris Johnson girlfriend: Will Boris marry Carrie Symonds after second divorce?

Boris Johnson is one of the final two candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister. He topped all five of the Tory leadership ballots winning 114 votes in the first ballot and 160 in the last. But, his campaign suffered a blow on Friday after police were called to… Continue reading Boris Johnson girlfriend: Will Boris marry Carrie Symonds after second divorce?

Boris Johnson girlfriend: Carrie Symond’s ex speaks out – ‘Emotionally charged’

Boris Johnson has been ahead in the Tory leadership race since announcing his candidacy. But now after a neighbour called police after hearing shouting, plate-smashing and a woman shouting “get off me” and “get out” at the south London home the Uxbridge MP shares with 31-year-old girlfriend Carrie Symonds, the Tory MP has taken a… Continue reading Boris Johnson girlfriend: Carrie Symond’s ex speaks out – ‘Emotionally charged’

George Osborne u-turn: Project Fear architect backs Boris Johnson as Tory leader

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Mr Osborne pledged his support to the former Foreign Secretary in one Evening Standard’s editorial. In the article, the now-editor of the London-based paper outlined three reasons why Mr Johnson is the perfect person to lead the Conservative Party and the country in the next years. Mr Osborne, who stood… Continue reading George Osborne u-turn: Project Fear architect backs Boris Johnson as Tory leader

Tory leadership: Round 2 to Round 3: How many votes did Boris, Gove and Hunt pick up?

The five Tory leadership hopefuls campaigning to replace Theresa May have once again taken the temperature of the Conservative Party as the results of the third ballot has been announced. The third round of votes has seen Rory Stewart eliminated from the leadership contest as the candidate who attained the lowest number of votes. Boris… Continue reading Tory leadership: Round 2 to Round 3: How many votes did Boris, Gove and Hunt pick up?

Tory leadership: Round 1 vs Round 2 – Who gained most votes from exiting MPs in Round 2?

The six Conservative MPs hoping to replace Theresa May as party leader and prime minister have become five as Dominic Raab was eliminated at the second leadership contest ballot. Boris Johnson came out on top again today, winning 126 votes, with Jeremy Hunt in second with 46 votes. Ex-Brexit secretary Dominic Raab has now since… Continue reading Tory leadership: Round 1 vs Round 2 – Who gained most votes from exiting MPs in Round 2?

Boris Johnson children: How old are Boris Johnson’s children? Will they be at TV debate?

Boris Johnson is the clear favourite in the Tory leadership contest, currently ahead of his five rivals Jeremy Hunt, Rory Stewart, Sajid Javid, Dominic Raab and Michael Gove. A second ballot will take place on Tuesday, where the candidates need at least the support of 33 Tory MPs to advance to the next stage of… Continue reading Boris Johnson children: How old are Boris Johnson’s children? Will they be at TV debate?

Tory leadership race: Where do they REALLY stand on Brexit? Candidates clash during debate

The race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May is well underway with six candidates still in the running. All Prime Minister hopefuls but one, Boris Johnson, took part in a live TV debate on Channel 4 on Sunday, where the MPs clashed over how to deliver Brexit. So where do the Tory leadership candidates really… Continue reading Tory leadership race: Where do they REALLY stand on Brexit? Candidates clash during debate

Sudan news: What is happening in Sudan as violence flares?

Sudan has been in the midst of a political crisis since December when the country had an uprising. More than 100 people were killed and as many as 700 were injured in an attack last Monday. Doctors also believe paramilitary troops carried out more than 70 rapes during the attack. So what is happening in… Continue reading Sudan news: What is happening in Sudan as violence flares?

Cheaper sensors could speed more self-driving cars to market by 2022

(Reuters) – The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-$500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar. The tremendous cost of lidar – prices for individual sensors currently range from about $6,000 to more… Continue reading Cheaper sensors could speed more self-driving cars to market by 2022

Tory leadership race: No Brexit, general election or second referendum – Who backs what?

The 1922 committee confirmed on Monday that ten candidates have been made it through to the Tory leadership race in a bid to become Britain’s next Prime Minister. Candidates include Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Michael Gove. Tory MPs will now take part in a series of votes until only two candidates are left. The… Continue reading Tory leadership race: No Brexit, general election or second referendum – Who backs what?

Tory leadership odds: Who are the top FIVE contenders and which MPs are backing them?

Theresa May officially steps down as the leader of the Conservative Party on Friday. Mrs May announced her resignation two weeks ago and will stay on as Prime Minister until her successor has been chosen. And although the nominations for Mrs May’s replacement haven’t even opened yet, 11 Tory MPs have expressed their eager to… Continue reading Tory leadership odds: Who are the top FIVE contenders and which MPs are backing them?

Horror bus crash in Dubai kills 17 people ‘of different nationalities’

The Oman-registered bus was carrying 31 passengers between Dubai and Muscat when the driver collided with an overhead sign warning road users about maximum vehicle heights. It is reported that a further three people have been severely injured. Dubai police tweeted: “Following the tragic bus crash this evening, the number of dead has increased to… Continue reading Horror bus crash in Dubai kills 17 people ‘of different nationalities’

European elections results: How many women MEPs were elected?

According to population data from ONS from mid-2017, there are more women than men in the UK. The figures from mid-2017 showed that there were 50.6 percent of the population were women while 49.3 percent were men. But what is the gender ratio of the newly elected MEPs? In order to accurately represent the UK, many… Continue reading European elections results: How many women MEPs were elected?

Missouri tornado ‘mass casualty’ event as National Guard called in to save capital

The violent twister was confirmed to have struck Missouri’s capital at 11:43pm on Wednesday night. Several terrifying but unconfirmed reports claim residents heard “mass casualties” over their scanners. There were already three deaths confirmed across the state, though figures from the capital are yet to emerge. An emergency alert described the tornado as “large and… Continue reading Missouri tornado ‘mass casualty’ event as National Guard called in to save capital

ANCIENT MYSTERY: Two-ton, 1,000 year-old ‘jars of the dead’ baffles archaeologists

The discovery of more than one hundred new stone “jars of the dead” dating more than a thousand years ago has deepened Laos’ enduring archaeological enigma. The cup-like carved stones vary in size, range from 10ft (3m) in height and two tons in weight. Exactly how the jars were used remains an enigma, however it… Continue reading ANCIENT MYSTERY: Two-ton, 1,000 year-old ‘jars of the dead’ baffles archaeologists

Iran sends direct THREAT to US – ‘full-scale CONFRONTATION with the enemy’

Major General Hossein Salam has sent a direct threat to the US by stating the Persian Gulf nation was ready for “full-scale confrontation with the enemy”. Concerns about possible conflict were increased after the White House ordered warships and bombers to the region. The US had aimed to counter an alleged, unexplained threat from Iran… Continue reading Iran sends direct THREAT to US – ‘full-scale CONFRONTATION with the enemy’

PMQs LIVE: Gavin Williamson ready to EMBARRASS May with excruciating Commons intervention

Mary Creagh set tongues wagging after tweeting at 11.32, minutes before the Prime Minister faced her weekly Q and A session. The Labour MP for Wakefield posted: “Just popped into the Chamber and noticed Gavin Williamson has a prayer card in his seat. “PMQ? Or a statement to the House on his sacking? Ms Creagh… Continue reading PMQs LIVE: Gavin Williamson ready to EMBARRASS May with excruciating Commons intervention

GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Motors Co said Friday it is recalling 368,000 medium- and heavy-duty diesel trucks equipped with engine-block heaters for fire risks after 19 reports of fires. The recall covers some 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 4500, 5500 and 6500 trucks, 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 trucks equipped with Duramax 6.6-liter… Continue reading GM recalls 368,000 larger duty trucks for fire risks

Cyclone Fani to BATTER India with 127mph Category 3 hurricane winds – landfall in hours

Cyclone Fani is forecast to strengthen as it nears India and is expected to make landfall within the next 12 hours with extremely powerful winds, equivalent to that of a category 3 hurricane. The devastating storm system is expecting to bring torrential rain, coastal storm surge, and mudslides as it moves inland, with wind speeds… Continue reading Cyclone Fani to BATTER India with 127mph Category 3 hurricane winds – landfall in hours