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Wealth of Rishi Sunak and wife Akshata Murty leaps to £651m – Rich List

Wealth of Rishi Sunak and wife Akshata Murty leaps to £651m – Rich List

The personal fortune of the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty surged by more than £120 million over the past year. The latest annual Sunday Times Rich List revealed their wealth grew substantially despite the wider UK billionaire boom coming “to an end” in the face of tough economic conditions. Mr Sunak...

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British surfer, 16, says it is ‘insane’ to win silver in international event

British surfer, 16, says it is ‘insane’ to win silver in international event

One of Britain’s youngest surfers has said it feels “insane” to have won a silver medal at an international competition in El Salvador. Lukas Skinner took part in the International Surfing Association (ISA) World Junior Surfing Championships from May 3 to 12 in Surf City as part of an under-16s dryrobe boys England Juniors team....

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Chinese and Hong Kong students at British universities silenced by Beijing

Chinese and Hong Kong students at British universities silenced by Beijing

Hong Kong and Chinese students at British universities are being secretly photographed and filmed as part of a global pattern of harassment and intimidation by Beijing, according to Amnesty International. In a new 63-page report released by the human rights group on Monday, students describe being followed at protests in their host cities, with many...

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Politics latest news: Labour would make Britain ‘asylum capital of the world’, says Cleverly

Politics latest news: Labour would make Britain ‘asylum capital of the world’, says Cleverly

The Prime Minister believes protests against Israel taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest are “wrong” and some of the scenes have been “outrageous”, Downing Street said. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gathered in Malmo, Sweden, yesterday to protest against Israel’s participation in the competition as the conflict in Gaza continues. There have been some calls for a...

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Welsh FM urges Tata Steel to wait for Labour government before cutting jobs

Welsh FM urges Tata Steel to wait for Labour government before cutting jobs

The First Minister of Wales has pleaded for Tata Steel to wait for a Labour government before shutting off its blast furnaces and making thousands of job cuts. Following seven months of discussions with unions, Tata revealed last month it is proceeding with plans to shut down two blast furnaces and invest £1.25 billion in an electric...

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Travel chaos at Heathrow and major UK airports over Border Force issue

Travel chaos at Heathrow and major UK airports over Border Force issue

There were indications that planes may have been delayed and stacked up in the air to prevent increasing the pressure on queues of passengers waiting to have their documents manually processed by Border Force officers. Dominic Baliszewski, co-founder of a PR company, said: “Apparently Heathrow isn’t letting planes land and doesn’t have a real plan....

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Lawless Britain: Shopping centre cleaners given STAB-PROOF VESTS after surge in violence

Lawless Britain: Shopping centre cleaners given STAB-PROOF VESTS after surge in violence

Cleaners at a shopping centre in Kent have been given stab-proof vests following a surge in violence against workers. “Front-of-house” staff at County Square in Ashford have been issued hi-vis protective gear – which costs up to £600 – after other employees had been assaulted. Security guards at the centre have been wearing protective clothing...

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Rishi Sunak launching employment plan to help veterans secure high-paid jobs

Rishi Sunak launching employment plan to help veterans secure high-paid jobs

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is launching an employment plan which pledges to help veterans secure high-paid jobs after they leave the armed forces. Op Prosper aims to support veterans into work where they can use the skills they developed in the military. The scheme is part of the Government’s plan to make the UK “the...

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Award-winning fish and chip shop ordered to take down Union flag

Award-winning fish and chip shop ordered to take down Union flag

London’s “best” fish and chip shop has been ordered to remove a Union flag mural by council officials. The owner of the Golden Chippy, in Greenwich, south-east London, was left bemused after a design featuring the flag held by a humanoid fish and a slogan saying “A Great British Meal” were allegedly deemed inappropriate for...

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