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No 10 apologises to Queen over parties on eve of Prince Philip funeral

Boris Johnson’s spokesperson says ‘it’s deeply regrettable that this took place at a time of national mourning’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNo 10 has apologised to the Queen for two parties that took place in Downing Street on the eve of Prince Philip’s funeral last year, Boris Johnson’s spokesperson has said.The Daily Telegraph reported that two separate leaving parties, for the former director of communications James Slack and a government photographer, were held...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Queen, Monarchy, The Queen, Boris Johnson, Downing Street, Daily Telegraph, Philip, Prince Philip, James Slack, Coronavirus


News UK hires Kate McCann from Sky News for talkTV

Sky News Political Correspondent Kate McCann is joining News UK in the new role of Political Editor at talkTV. Kate will appear across the talkTV primetime schedule, including regular appearances on Tom Newton Dunn’s weeknight news and current affairs show. She will also contribute to talkRADIO and Times Radio. Before joining Sky in 2018, she worked at The Daily Telegraph as senior political correspondent and The Sun as political correspondent. Kate said: “talkTV will be a new and distinctive...
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PM’s former aide apologises for Downing Street party held in his honour

James Slack, now deputy editor of the Sun, says sorry for ‘anger and hurt’ caused by party during Covid lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe prime minister’s former director of communications has apologised for the “anger and hurt” caused by a Downing Street party in his honour held last year.The Daily Telegraph reported that a leaving do was held for James Slack on 16 April 2021. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Media, Conservatives, UK News, Newspapers & magazines, National newspapers, Newspapers, The Sun, Boris Johnson, Daily Telegraph, James Slack, Coronavirus


Two Downing Street parties held evening before Prince Philip’s funeral – reports

About 30 people said to have been at social events night before the Queen mourned her husband aloneStaff inside Downing Street held two staff leaving events featuring alcohol, and one with loud music, on the evening before Prince Philip’s funeral in April last year, when such social contact remained banned, according to new allegations reported on Thursday.Eyewitnesses told the Daily Telegraph that a combined total of about 30 people took part in what appeared to be social events in different pa...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Monarchy, The Queen, Downing Street, Daily Telegraph, Philip, Prince Philip, Coronavirus


Chief Political Commentator appointed at Times Radio

Lucy Fisher, currently Deputy Political Editor at the Daily Telegraph, has been appointed to the role of Chief Political Commentator at Times Radio. She will provide informed comment and analysis on programmes across the Times Radio schedule – from Breakfast to Drive – as well as appearing at a moment’s notice to deliver breaking political news lines as they happen. Lucy has been reporting on politics for almost a decade, and prior to her current role she spent seven years at The Times, with ...
Tags: UK, People, Radio, Times, Daily Telegraph, Lucy, Lucy Fisher, Tom Newton Dunn, Tim Levell, Times Radio, Times Radio Programme, Times Radio He, Charlotte Ivers, Sunday Times Times Radio


Why Chelsea are unlikely to sign Lucas Digne, but Barcelona star remains an option

 A fresh insight into European champions Chelsea’s pursuit of a new left-back has been provided on Friday evening. Chilwell’s untimely blow The subject of personnel woes has of course taken its place front and centre when it comes to the headlines at Stamford Bridge of late.This comes with Thomas Tuchel and co., at such a crucial point in the campaign, having been forced to deal with a remarkable stretch of bad luck.Owing to a combination of Covid-19 and injuries, Chelsea have navigated the last...
Tags: London, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, United States, Chelsea, Matt Law, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Bavaria, Sevilla, Lyon, Goodison Park, Daily Telegraph, UEFA Champions League


Arsenal duo Folarin Balogun and Ainsley Maitland-Niles set for January loans

Middlesbrough leads the race for Balogun Arsenal starlet Folarin Balogun looks set to depart north London on a temporary basis this month after the Hale End academy graduate has been lined-up for increased first-team minutes.According to the Daily Telegraph’s Sam Dean, Championship outfit Middlesbrough leads the race for the striker who has been shining at U23 level for Arsenal this season to the tune of 13-goals and 3-assists in just eleven appearances in Premier League 2. Also in this, I'm tol...


Further details emerge as Newcastle edge closer to completed deal for Kieran Trippier

Details behind Trippier deal Newcastle United is edging ever closer to completing a deal for Atlético Madrid’s 31-year-old England international right-back Kieran Trippier, and further details have come to light about what that will cost the Magpies.As of yesterday, it was reported that Newcastle would have to fork over as much as £30million with Trippier looking all set to move away from the Spanish capital and return to England.But now additional details have been posited by Daily Telegraph no...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, Tottenham, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Luke Edwards, Eddie Howe, Madrid, St James Park, Zenit St Petersburg, Daily Telegraph, Kieran Trippier, Darwin


Confirmed: The left-back Chelsea are targetting as loan cover for the sidelined Ben Chilwell

 European champions Chelsea have set their sights on the blue half of Merseyside amid the club’s efforts to secure a short-term replacement for the sidelined Ben Chilwell. Chilwell’s untimely blow The subject of personnel woes has of course taken its place front and centre when it comes to the headlines at Stamford Bridge of late.This comes with Thomas Tuchel and co., at such a crucial point in the campaign, having been forced to deal with a remarkable stretch of bad luck.Owing to a combination ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Matt Law, Everton, Juventus, Rafael Benitez, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Merseyside, Goodison Park, Daily Telegraph


Confirmed: The left-back Chelsea are targeting as loan cover for the sidelined Ben Chilwell

 European champions Chelsea have set their sights on the blue half of Merseyside amid the club’s efforts to secure a short-term replacement for the sidelined Ben Chilwell. Chilwell’s untimely blow The subject of personnel woes has of course taken its place front and centre when it comes to the headlines at Stamford Bridge of late.This comes with Thomas Tuchel and co., at such a crucial point in the campaign, having been forced to deal with a remarkable stretch of bad luck.Owing to a combination ...
Tags: England, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Old Trafford, Newcastle, Matt Law, Everton, Juventus, Rafael Benitez, Stamford Bridge, Chelsea FC, Merseyside, Goodison Park, Daily Telegraph


Major update provides context to Romelu Lukaku’s ‘not happy’ Chelsea quotes

 Fresh, and altogether significant context has been provided on Thursday evening, when it comes to the controversial comments made by Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku regarding his situation at the club. ‘Not happy’ The name of Belgian hitman Lukaku has of course taken its place front and centre in the English media headlines on Thursday evening.This comes on the back of something of a bombshell set of quotes being unveiled, highlighting the 28-year-old’s apparent unhappiness with his situation in wes...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Chelsea, Aston Villa, Italy, Arsenal, Matt Law, Brighton, Stamford Bridge, Emirates Stadium, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Daily Telegraph, Lukaku, London England


Navy to dismantle sunken cargo ship on Thames holding unstable explosives

MoD reportedly warns of ‘mass damage and potential loss of life’ if ordnance on SS Richard Montgomery triggeredAn operation to remove the masts from a sunken cargo ship in the River Thames, containing 1,400 tonnes of unstable explosives on board, will involve Royal Navy specialists.It is believed that if the unexploded ordnance on the SS Richard Montgomery were triggered it could lead to the nearby oil and gas facilities in Sheerness being damaged, the Daily Telegraph reports. Continue reading.....
Tags: Navy, UK News, Ministry Of Defence, Royal Navy, Kent, Daily Telegraph, Richard Montgomery


Navy to dismantle sunken warship on Thames holding unstable explosives

MoD reportedly warns of ‘mass damage and potential loss of life’ if ordnance on SS Richard Montgomery triggeredThe Royal Navy is to dismantle a sunken warship in the River Thames containing 1,400 tonnes of unstable explosives.It is believed that if the unexploded ordnance on the SS Richard Montgomery were triggered it could lead to the nearby oil and gas facilities in Sheerness being damaged, the Daily Telegraph reports. Continue reading...
Tags: Navy, UK News, Ministry Of Defence, Royal Navy, Kent, Daily Telegraph, River Thames, Richard Montgomery


Covid lockdowns may have increased UK terrorism threat, says security minister

Damian Hinds says more people may have been radicalised online after being forced to spend more time indoorsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe terrorism threat to the UK may have been made worse by Covid lockdowns, a security minister has suggested.Damian Hinds, the MP for East Hampshire who became security minister in August, told the Daily Telegraph that people spending long periods of time in their bedrooms during the restrictions could have pushed them towards ra...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Technology, Internet, Society, UK News, World news, Mental Health, UK security and counter-terrorism, Daily Telegraph, Damian Hinds, Coronavirus, East Hampshire


Princess Haya's divorce from Sheikh Mohammed took place in London, the divorce capital of the world for the mega-rich

Princess Haya bint al-Hussein and her then-husband Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum at the Royal Ascot in England.Reuters A UK judge ordered Sheikh Mohammed of Dubai to pay a $734 million divorce settlement to his ex-wife. Princess Haya had filed for divorce in London, known as "the divorce capital of the world." Here's why British courts are so lucrative for wives of the super-rich looking to divorce. On Tuesday, a UK judge ordered Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the emir of ...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, Finance, US, Trends, News UK, Dubai, Royal Courts of Justice, Time Magazine, Daily Telegraph, White, Mohammed, Somerset, Royal Ascot


Climate activists say they blockaded 15 Amazon sites in 3 countries on Black Friday, using huge bamboo structures to prevent access for trucks

An Extinction Rebellion protester outside an Amazon warehouse in Bristol, UK.Alex Street Extinction Rebellion blockaded 15 Amazon facilities in Europe on Friday, the activist group said. The group said Amazon's "environmentally destructive business practices" were behind the protest. Extinction Rebellion said it plans to keep protesting for at least 48 hours. Climate change activism group Extinction Rebellion said it blockaded 15 Amazon sites in the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands on Bla...
Tags: Amazon, Black Friday, Europe, UK, England, News, Protest, Climate Change, Trends, Bbc, Manchester, Retail, Denmark, Telegraph, Greenpeace, Jeff Bezos


Greek prime minister tries to broker deal for return of Parthenon marbles

Kyriakos Mitsotakis offers to loan Greek treasures to British Museum if ‘stolen’ sculptures are returned to AcropolisThe Greek prime minister has demanded that the 2,500-year-old Parthenon marbles, which he accuses Britain of stealing, be returned to Greece, and even offered to loan some of his country’s treasures to the British Museum in an attempt to broker a deal.Kyriakos Mitsotakis told the Daily Telegraph that the sculptures, also known as the Elgin marbles, belong in the Acropolis Museum i...
Tags: Art, Europe, Politics, Greece, UK News, World news, Culture, Britain, Art and design, Heritage, Museums, Sculpture, Athens, Parthenon, Boris Johnson, Parthenon marbles


Podcast Episode Three: Tim Wigmore & Freddie Wilde

In this episode, Tim Wigmore and Freddie Wilde discuss their new book Cricket 2.0 and reflect on past, present and possible futures of T20.Listen to the episode here. Please subscribe to the podcast at the service of your choice. The podcast is available on:Spotify, Apple, Google, Breaker, CastBox, Overcast, Radio PublicYou can also listen to episodes on YouTube on this channel.Tim Wigmore is a sports journalist for The Daily Telegraph and has also written for ESPN, The New York Times, The Econo...
Tags: Podcast, Sex, Espn, Daily Telegraph, T20, Wilde, Tim Wigmore, Kartikeya Date, CricViz, Freddie Wilde, New York Times The Economist, Freddie Wilde Polaris Publishing, Freddie Wilde Cricbuzz


US Marines insist they were not embarrassingly defeated by UK Royal Marines in a training exercise

A US Marine Corps recruit throws a punch in martial-arts training. Scott Olson/Getty Images US Marines said they were not defeated by their British counterparts in a recent training exercise. The Marine Corps pushed back after a report claimed its troops were badly beaten by Royal Marines. The mock battle in the Mojave Desert was not designed to have "winners," a press release said. US Marines said they did not lose to British Royal Marines during a joint training exercise held in the Moja...
Tags: UK, US, Trends, Britain, Royal Navy, United Arab Emirates, Marine Corps, Royal Marines, Daily Telegraph, US Marines, US Marine Corps, Mojave Desert, U S Marines, Netherlands Canada, British Royal Marines, Twentynine Palms California


UK Royal Marines dominated US Marines in a desert battle simulation, prompting them to surrender less than halfway through, report says

Personnel from 40 Commando, Royal Marines, seen on October 24, 2018 in Duqm, Oman Dan Kitwood/Getty Images US Marines recently took on Britain's Royal Marines in a battle simulation in the Mojave Desert. British commandos forced their US counterparts to surrender before half time, The Telegraph said. The Royal Marines went from controlling 20% of the battle area to more than 65%, the newspaper said. US Marines were driven into submission by their British counterparts during a training ...
Tags: UK, Navy, California, US, Trends, Britain, News UK, Royal Navy, Telegraph, Royal Marines, Daily Telegraph, US Marines, US Marine Corps, The Royal Navy, Bill Bostock, Military & Defense


FPL bosses beware: How long Chelsea expect Romelu Lukaku to miss through injury

 An update on the wellbeing of Chelsea star Romelu Lukaku has been forthcoming on Thursday evening, on the back of his enforced exit from the club’s meeting with Malmo. Jorginho at the double Thomas Tuchel and co. of course returned to action on Wednesday night.After a hard-fought 1-0 downing of Brentford at the weekend, the Blues welcomed Swedish champions Malmo to Stamford Bridge, aiming to return to winning ways on the continent, too.And, when all was said and done in west London, keep the 3-...
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Newcastle, Matt Law, Champions League, Juventus, Stamford Bridge, Brentford, Romelu Lukaku, Daily Telegraph, Andreas Christensen, Malmo, Timo Werner, Lukaku


A Tory research group working on Boris Johnson's 'levelling up' agenda is hiring unpaid interns to work on policies

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Frank Augstein - WPA Pool/Getty Images A group of Tory MPs is hiring unpaid interns to research Boris Johnson's "levelling-up" plans. The Northern Research Group has raised £1 million from donors, The Telegraph reported. A Conservative aide told Insider "this is not levelling up, it's levelling down." See more stories on Insider's business page. A group of Conservative MPs is looking to hire unpaid interns to work on their research for Boris John...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, Trends, News UK, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Johnson, NRG, Daily Telegraph, UK Politics, Berry, Jake Berry, Northern Research Group, Henry Dyer, Boris Johnson Frank Augstein


US-French spat seems to simmer down after Biden-Macron call

By SYLVIE CORBET PARIS (AP) — The most significant rift in decades between the United States and France seemed on the mend Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron and President Joe Biden got on the phone Wednesday to smooth things over. In a half-hour call that the White House described as “friendly,” the two leaders agreed to meet next month to discuss the way forward after the French fiercely objected when the U.S., Australia and Britain announced a new Indo-Pacific defense deal last ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, New York, London, News, Australia, Washington, France, White House, China, Southeast Asia, India, New York City, US, Eu


France’s envoy to return to US after Macron, Biden talks

By SYLVIE CORBET PARIS (AP) — France will send its ambassador back to Washington next week after French President Emmanuel Macron’s phone call with President Joe Biden over a submarine dispute, the Elysee and the White House said Wednesday. Both heads of state “have decided to open a process of in-depth consultations, aimed at creating the conditions for ensuring confidence,” the Elysee and the White House said in a joint statement. Macron and Biden will meet at the end of October in Europe, the...
Tags: Europe, Australia, Washington, France, White House, China, Uncategorized, US, Eu, Sport, European Union, Joe Biden, Britain, Soccer, United States, Paris


Chelsea handed massive boost in pursuit of Aurelin Tchouameni ahead of deadline day

Chelsea chase Tchouameni As Chelsea look to revamp their ageing midfield, Monaco youngster Aurelian Tchouameni has been one earmarked as a potential successor to Ngolo Kante. The 21-year-old, who was also interesting Manchester United, has impressed in Ligue 1 across the previous 2 seasons both at Monaco and on loan at Bordeaux.Speaking on the situation, Daily Telegraph writer Matt Law revealed that: “If Monaco suddenly go out of the Champions League and decide they need money, then that would b...
Tags: Europe, London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Matt Law, Champions League, Monaco, Daily Telegraph, Bordeaux, Rice, Ngolo Kante, Ligue, Saul Niguez, Ben White


How the west will try to sway the Taliban

Analysis: The prospect of aid, or the threat of sanctions, may not influence Afghanistan’s new leadersAfter some inelegant flip-flopping, the UK and other G7 countries appear to be returning to a familiar combination of carrots and sticks such as humanitarian aid, international recognition and sanctions in an effort to retain a measure of influence over the Taliban.The threat of sanctions was raised explicitly by the British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, in the Daily Telegraph, even though Do...
Tags: UK, World news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Downing Street, Foreign, Daily Telegraph, Dominic Raab


Uber rival Didi Chuxing suspends plans for UK and Europe launch

Company won licences for Manchester and Sheffield but faces pressure from Chinese governmentChinese Uber rival Didi Chuxing has reportedly suspended plans to launch in the UK and Europe, as the ride-hailing company faces pressure from authorities in its home market.The company’s plans to launch in the UK and Europe have been pushed back at least 12 months, and staff working on the launch have been told they face possible redundancy, the Daily Telegraph first reported. Continue reading...
Tags: Uber, Europe, Business, UK, Technology, China, UK News, World news, Asia Pacific, Technology sector, Manchester, Sheffield, Daily Telegraph, Didi Chuxing


Mass shooting leaves several dead in Plymouth, England

By Kanishka Singh and Paul Sandle | Reuters A number of people were killed in a mass shooting in the city of Plymouth in southwest England on Thursday evening, in an incident described by the Home Secretary as “shocking.” The Times newspaper reported that up to six people were killed in the shooting and The Daily Telegraph said that a gunman was reportedly shot dead. It was unclear if he had killed himself or was shot by police. Police did not confirm the number of fatalities in what they descri...
Tags: England, Crime, News, Sport, World news, Soccer, United Kingdom, The Times, Times, Plymouth, Daily Telegraph, Turner, South Western Ambulance Service, Reuters, Johnny Mercer, Paul Sandle


The last humanist: how Paul Gilroy became the most vital guide to our age of crisis

One of Britain’s most influential scholars has spent a lifetime trying to convince people to take race and racism seriously. Are we finally ready to listen?In 2000, the race equality thinktank the Runnymede Trust published a report about the “future of multi-ethnic Britain”. Launched by the Labour home secretary Jack Straw, it proposed ways to counter racial discrimination and rethink British identity. The report was nuanced and scholarly, the result of two years’ deliberation. It was honest abo...
Tags: UK, Race, UK News, Britain, Daily Mail, Labour, Boris Johnson, Steve McQueen, Jack Straw, Daily Telegraph, Stuart Hall, Straw, Black Lives Matter Movement, Paul Gilroy, Runnymede Trust, Windrush scandal


Coronavirus live news: thousands protest against German Covid measures; Fauci rules out new US lockdowns

Latest updates: UK reports 65 further deaths; US chief medical adviser says US won’t return to lockdowns despite rising Delta threatNHS in England urged to redistribute near-expiry vaccines as take-up slows among youngUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 11.04pm BST Y...
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