Dominic Cummings Committee: Matt Hancock hits back 

Dominic Cummings Committee: Matt Hancock hits back 

Dominic Cummings Committee: Matt Hancock hits back Matt Hancock has denied claims he lied about the coronavirus pandemic after a blistering attack from former prime minister adviser Dominic Cummings.  Health Secretary Matt Hancock said: “We have been straight with people.”  Hancock said: “These allegations that were put yesterday… are serious allegations and I welcome the […]

Europa League final: Marcus Rashford receives ‘at least 70 racial slurs’ 

Europa League final: Marcus Rashford receives 'at least 70 racial slurs' 

Football superstar Marcus Rashford said he has received “at least 70 racial slurs” on social media following Manchester United’s loss to Villareal. 

The 23-year-old Rashford posted on Twitter in the hours after the match in Poland, to say he had been subjected to racial abuse across his social media accounts. 

Italy cable car: 3 arrested, investigators say brakes were ‘tampered’ with 

Italy cable car: 3 arrested, investigators say brakes were ‘tampered’ with 

Italy cable car: 3 arrested, investigators say brakes tampered with  Three people – identified as the owner, director and chief of operators of the company that managed the cable car – have been arrested in Italy over the cable car disaster on Sunday.  The cable car disaster saw the cable car plunge 20ft into the […]

Daily Express – Dominic Cummings ‘vengeful and embittered’ 

Daily Express - Dominic Cummings ‘vengeful and embittered’ 

The Daily Express makes its position on the Cummings evidence, clear as the front page says “Yes, mistakes were made but this is pure revenge.”   The paper and its online edition report on Matt Hancock’s ‘blasting’ of the claims as the paper says Cummings has been branded “vengeful and embittered.”  Online, the Express reports on […]

The Times  – Dominic Cummings rains fire on No 10

The Times - Dominic Cummings rains fire on No 10

The Times leads with Dominic Cummings and the ‘fire’ he unleashed on No 10. The paper speaks to an unnamed cabinet minister who said Cummings was just after “revenge.”  Online, the paper covers the Friends reunion, giving it a less-than-favourable review.  Also on the Times Online, the heavy coverage of Dominic Cummings accusations continues as […]

Daily Telegraph -Dominic Cummings revenge, but ‘contradictions pile up’

Daily Telegraph -Dominic Cummings revenge, but ‘contradictions pile up’

The Daily Telegraph’s front page is dominated by the explosive claims made by former PM adviser Dominic Cummings during his committee meeting on the government’s handling of the pandemic.  Sharing the front page is the news that France is toughening its travel rules on British tourists over fears of spreading the variant first identified in […]

US mass shooting: Gunman kills 8 plus himself in California shooting

California Mass shooting: Gunman kills 8 plus himself in San Jose shooting

California Mass shooting: Gunman kills 8 plus himself in San Jose shooting Sam Cassidy, 57, has been identified by police as the shooter who opened fire at a California light-rail maintenance facility Wednesday, before turning the gun on himself.  Cassidy worked at the Valley Transportation Authority facility in San Jose. Police confirmed he took his […]

Mexico: Politicians slaughtered by gangs ahead of 6 June election 

Mexico: Politicians slaughtered by gangs ahead of 6 June election 

At least 46 politicians murdered by Mexican gangs  Authorities are recording record levels of violence against candidates as gangs push to control more territory, making the June 6 election campaign one of Mexico’s bloodiest in recent history.  The most recent murder was of mayoral candidate Alma Barragan – who was shot dead on Tuesday, bringing […]

Australia: Victoria enters 4th lockdown to curb fresh outbreak

Australia: Victoria enters 4th lockdown to curb fresh outbreak

Australia: 7-day Victoria lockdown ordered, amid fresh Covid-19 outbreak and slow vaccine rollout  Australia’s second-most populous state Victoria will see nearly seven million people start a snap lockdown on Thursday night as a fresh outbreak doubled overnight.  Officials are blaming the slow vaccine rollout and hotel quarantine failures for the outbreak and emergency measures.  The […]

Hamas won’t touch aid for Gaza following the 11 day bombardment

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Hamas won’t touch aid for Gaza, after US pledge $40m  Hamas has promised not to touch “a single cent” of international aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip after the 11-day bombardment on the region for 11 days – one of the worst outbreaks of violence between Israel and Hamas in many years.  The head […]

French Open: Naomi Osaka will not speak to press, citing mental health 

French Open: World No 2 Naomi Osaka on press junkets impact on mental health 

French Open: World No 2 Naomi Osaka on press junkets impact on mental health  Four-times grand slam champion Naomi Osaka has said she will not be speaking to the press at this year’s French Open, saying the press conferences put an unfair burden on mental health.  “I’m writing this to say I’m not going to […]

Matt Hancock to face MPs after Dominic Cummings fierce attack

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Matt Hancock to face MPs after Dominic Cummings committee meeting  Health Secretary Matt Hancock will face MPs today, after former PM aide Dominic Cummings unleashed a fierce attack during his committee meeting to discuss the governments handling of the pandemic.  Cummings described Hancock as “completely incapable of doing the job” and said he “should have […]