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August 12, 2018 11:19 PM Boris REFUSES to comment on burka row as he hands tea to reporters

BORIS Johnson dramatically broke cover to offer reporters camped outside his Oxfordshire home cups of tea, but refused to comment on the ongoing row surrounding his controversial burka comments. He was repeatedly asked whether he regretted, or planned to apologise for his remarks. The former Foreign Secretary replied repeatedly by offering the journalists 9

August 11, 2018 6:35 AM Christmas comes 136 days early

BRITAIN may be in the grip of a record-breaking heatwave but that has not stopped one pub from kicking off the festive season early. The Air Balloon in Filton, near Bristol, put up a Christmas tree last Thursday while the town baked in temperatures of 70F (21C). There may be still 136 days to go until Christmas but the fake fi r is already decorated 9

August 9, 2018 3:00 AM Motorist Justin Johnson admits causing nephew Jordan Johnson's death

A MOTORIST has been warned to expect jail after his driving killed his nephew and split his family. Jordan David Keith Johnson, 23, died from the injuries he suffered when a Peugeot 206, driven by his uncle Justin Maxwell Johnson, 34, hit a stationary Mitsubishi Outlander on Towthorpe Moor Lane, Strensall, more than a year ago. A water board employee 8

August 8, 2018 11:00 PM Boris Johnson burka row: Sky Data poll finds majority BACKS former Foreign Secretary

THE majority of Britons do not think describing women in burkas as looking like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers" is racist but the divide is closer on whether Boris Johnson should apologise for doing so, according to a new poll. The Sky Data survey revealed 60 percent did not believe Mr Johnson’s controversial comments in a newspaper earlier this week amounted 8

August 8, 2018 12:34 PM Sky Data poll: Comparing women who wear burkas to bank robbers 'not racist'

The public are split as to whether Boris Johnson should apologise for his burka comments, according to a new Sky Data poll. Six in 10 - 60% - say it is not racist to compare Muslim women wearing burkas to bank robbers and letter boxes, as Mr Johnson did in an opinion column earlier this week, while 33% think it is. However, people are split as to whether 8

August 7, 2018 6:42 PM Farage claims Boris now MORE LIKELY to be Tory leader as Britons SICK of PC Prime Minister

NIGEL Farage believes Boris Johnson is now “more likely” to be Tory Party leader because supporters are “sick” of a “politically correct Prime Minister”. Speaking on his LBC show the former Ukip leader claimed that the controversial comments the former Foreign Secretary made comparing women in the face-covering veils to bank robbers. Mr Farage said: “This was not an off the cuff comment 12

July 27, 2018 9:30 PM Star Wars: Episode IX to feature late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia using unreleased footage

Director JJ Abrams says the inclusion of Fisher, who died in 2016, will provide the Skywalker saga with a "satisfying conclusion". Star Wars: Episode IX begins filming on Wednesday at Pinewood Studios and will include returning cast members Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega and Lupita Nyong'o among others. Withnail & I and Gosford Park actor Richard 7

July 27, 2018 5:14 AM Donald Trump campaign manager Steve Bannon holds SECRET talk with Boris Johnson

BORIS Johnson has held secret talks with former Donald Trump strategist and Breitbart editor Steve Banner after his resignation, it has been claimed. The announcement was a U-turn in his opinion on Theresa May’s Brexit plans outlined at Chequers, after he signed up to the accord just days before. He wrote that Theresa May’s blueprint would leave the UK as a “vassalage 6

July 24, 2018 7:26 PM US to give farmers $12bn trade war bailout

The US has unveiled a $12bn (£9.1bn) plan aimed at helping US farmers hurt by the intensifying trade war. The aid is intended to protect the industry as countries raise taxes on US products such as soybeans in response to new Trump administration tariffs. The US plans to provide subsidies to farmers and buy unsold crops, among other measures 10

July 18, 2018 11:01 PM Did you say something, Boris? May IGNORES Johnson rant as rebels 'COME TO THEIR SENSES'

BORIS Johnson yesterday issued a passionate plea to Theresa May to tear up her "miserable" Brexit plan and restore the "glorious vision" of a truly independent future for Britain outside the EU. In a plea to the Prime Minister, he said: "The problem is not that we failed to make the case for a free trade agreement of the kind spelt out at Lancaster House 13