Donald Trump vows tougher measures for protesters who seek to ‘defame’ heroes

Speaking to a largely maskless crowd at Mt Rushmore, President Donald Trump said on Saturday that protesters had waged “a merciless campaign to wipe out our history” amid demonstrations against racial injustice and police brutality. The sharp rebuke in a holiday address on Friday (local time) to mark the nation’s independence follows weeks of protests … Read more Donald Trump vows tougher measures for protesters who seek to ‘defame’ heroes

Prince Charles praises hospitality sector and welcomes the reopening of hotels, restaurants and pubs

Prince Charles has recorded a message to welcome the opening of pubs, restaurants and hotels. His Royal Highness expressed his appreciation for the “resilience and fortitude” shown by those in the hospitality industry. He also offered his “deepest sympathies” to those struggling to keep their businesses running during the coronavirus lockdown. The Prince of Wales … Read more Prince Charles praises hospitality sector and welcomes the reopening of hotels, restaurants and pubs

Prince William visits pub and order a pint ahead of reopening

As more businesses prepare to reopen their doors to the public, The Duke of Cambridge has today visited The Rose & Crown in Snettisham, Norfolk to speak to the pub’s landlords and staff members about their experiences of the pandemic, and how they have adapted their operations in order to allow them to return to … Read more Prince William visits pub and order a pint ahead of reopening

Boris Johnson urges UK to ‘enjoy summer safely’ ahead of pubs reopening

Pubs will be able to open from 6am tomorrow in a bid to avoid sneaking out pints at midnight tonight, Downing Street has revealed. England’s pubs and restaurants will be able to accomodate more than 30 people, on the understanding that strict social distancing between groups and households is observed. The latest news came as … Read more Boris Johnson urges UK to ‘enjoy summer safely’ ahead of pubs reopening

In full: Boris Johnson warns pub drinkers to act responsibly on ‘Super Saturday’

The success of reopening thousands of pubs on Saturday will depend on drinkers acting responsibly and not letting them down, Boris Johnson will warn on Friday. The Prime Minister will say the reopening “will only succeed if everyone works together” and warn that restrictions will reimposed if coronavirus “starts running out of control again”. Businesses … Read more In full: Boris Johnson warns pub drinkers to act responsibly on ‘Super Saturday’

Female Islamic State supporter jailed for plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

A female supporter of Islamic State has been jailed for life after plotting to kill as many people as she could by planting a bomb under the dome of St Paul’s Cathedral. Safiyya Amira Shaikh, 36, who is thought to be Britain’s first solo female Isil bomb plotter, gave a one fingered salute used by … Read more Female Islamic State supporter jailed for plotting to blow up St Paul’s Cathedral

Chopper’s Politics Podcast: The Civic Duty to Back Businesses

Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Lord Norman Tebbit, former chairman of the Conservative party and prominent cabinet minister during the Thatcher era joins Christopher Hope to discuss if we’re in a Cummings government or a Johnson one, what we think we can learn from the 1980s about the unemployment crisis to come, and the department … Read more Chopper’s Politics Podcast: The Civic Duty to Back Businesses

Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Ever fancied riding an electric scooter? You might soon get your chance. Rental e-scooters will become legal on UK roads from July 4. The vehicles are banned on pavements and limited to 15.5mph. Riders will be encouraged to wear helmets and you’ll have to have a full or provisional car, motorcycle or moped driving licence … Read more Electric scooters in the UK: Clean and convenient or a danger on roads?

Boris Johnson warns: “Let’s not blow it now, folks” ahead of Super Saturday

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people to “enjoy summer sensibly” ahead of further relaxation of lockdown restrictions and the reopening of the hospitality industry tomorrow. “Tomorrow, we come to step three of the plan that I set out on May 10 that everybody, I think, has understood – or huge numbers of people … Read more Boris Johnson warns: “Let’s not blow it now, folks” ahead of Super Saturday

Grant Shapps announces air bridges from July 10 meaning no quarantine on return from some countries

The Government will today reveal a list of up to 60 countries exempt from a UK quarantine, effectively giving the go-ahead for holidays this summer. The list, expected to be revealed as a ‘traffic light system’, will also coincide with the loosening of the Foreign Office advice, which has warned against all but essential travel … Read more Grant Shapps announces air bridges from July 10 meaning no quarantine on return from some countries

The mansion Ghislain Maxwell was hiding in when she was arrested

The hunt for Ghislaine Maxwell is finally over. Rumours had abounded that she was holed up at a retreat in Brazil, or possibly at a chateau in the south of France or a “safe house” in Israel. But on Thursday, the joint forces of the FBI and the New York Police Department swooped, detaining Ms … Read more The mansion Ghislain Maxwell was hiding in when she was arrested

Gun Demand Is Off the Charts in America Even During an Election Year

U.S. consumers are rushing to buy guns as the Covid-19 pandemic and protests over police brutality combine with U.S. presidential politics to fuel unprecedented demand. Firearm background checks compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a proxy for gun purchases, jumped to a record in June as street demonstrations spread around the U.S. That extended … Read more Gun Demand Is Off the Charts in America Even During an Election Year

US prosecutors invite Prince Andrew to ‘talk to us’ after arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and former girlfriend of Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI officers investigating the late disgraced financier’s sex crimes. Ms Maxwell, 58, was detained in the town of Bradford, New Hampshire, on Thursday morning and is expected to make a virtual courthouse appearance later today. According to an unsealed … Read more US prosecutors invite Prince Andrew to ‘talk to us’ after arrest of Ghislaine Maxwell

Coronavirus – The Latest: The plan to get Britain’s children back to school

Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus Schools will open to all pupils from September, but what will the classroom look like? Can exams take place after so much disruption? And why have teaching unions been quick to criticise the government’s … Read more Coronavirus – The Latest: The plan to get Britain’s children back to school