THERESA MAY today hit back at Stormzy after the rapper launched a brutal attack on her at the Brit awards.
The PM insisted the rapper was wrong to slam her response to the Grenfell Tower disaster - and claimed ministers have spent £59million helping the victims.
And she rejected the
THE Chancellor was given an £11billion boost today after official figures revealed the second highest Government surplus on record.
The independent Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) was forced to admit gloomy borrowing predictions made just three months ago would have to be ripped up – handing Philip Hammond a
About 100 White House staff members were held in a park before authorities began letting some into the White House.
Donald Trump is today hosting parents, teachers and students for a “listening session” that will include those impacted by recent mass shootings.
Attendees will include people from the Florida high
THE university funding system is broken — but it is nowhere near a priority for Britain, Theresa May or the Tories.
We agree some fees should be slashed and interest rates cut. We agree many courses are pointless and more school leavers should train for work instead.
We agree that
INSTAGRAM has been blasted for caving in to pressure from Russia to block content critical of Vladimir Putin’s administration.
The social networking site owned by Facebook has blocked posts in Russia relating to corruption claims made by the country's most prominent opposition leader.
Russia’s internet censor demanded Instagram restrict access
THERESA May has been left humiliated by her own DUP partners today as a deal to form a Government in Northern Ireland broke down just 48 hours after she flew to Belfast.
DUP leader Arlene Foster said this afternoon that there was "no prospect" of forming an administration with
TAXPAYERS shell out more than £30million a year to pay civil servants' hotel bills - including stays at five-star resorts.
Staff have been allowed to stay at a string of luxurious hotels popular with wealthy tourists looking for a beach getaway.
Figures unearthed by The Sun reveal the total bill
BRITAIN’S biggest police force yesterday announced a massive structural shake-up in preparation for losing thousands of officers.
The Metropolitan Police is condensing its 32-borough model across London down to 12 Basic Command Units (BCU).
Each of the new units will be made up or two or three boroughs in the
THERESA May last night urged Northern Ireland's feuding parties to make "one final push" to restore the power-sharing government after she failed to bridge the gap.
She flew into Belfast in a bid to finally break the deadlock between the DUP and Sinn Fein - with the two parties
HACKERS have secretly installed bitcoin-like mining software on dozens of secure government websites.
The secret code was found on pages for NHS trusts, councils, and even the Information Commissioner's Office - which deals with security breaches.
Users who visit the hacked sites will immediately have their computers' processing power hijacked
A RECLUSIVE billionaire with powerful friends, a track record for helping to topple governments and a wife half his age surely belongs in a Bond film.
But 87-year-old George Soros is no fictional oligarch, he’s very real - and he’s on a mission to halt Brexit.
While many young Brits
MINISTERS treat social care like a “Cinderella service” and starve it of cash, a report says.
It has meant 1.2 million old folk poorly looked after.
Funding has slumped 5.3 per cent in six years despite rising demand, the public spending watchdog reveals.
And ministers are ignoring a staff crisis that
FOR years the web giants have sucked the lifeblood from Britain’s news organisations. It has to stop.
We’re all for free markets and competition. But it’s not a fair fight.
Google and Facebook seize content, expensively produced by everyone from The Sun down to the smallest local paper, post it
JAPAN plans to become the Bitcoin capital of the world as it continues to welcome cryptocurrency investment despite high-profile hacking attacks, say financial experts.
Last month Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck revealed it would have to pay more than £300million to customers after their system was hacked.
It was described as
AT political Cabinet on Tuesday morning, Julian Smith, the Chief Whip, warned ministers just how hard it was to hold the Tory party together right now.
He urged them not to stoke these tensions. He said noises off made it even more of a struggle to maintain unity.
MUSLIM couples must get a civil marriage as well as holding an Islamic ceremony in order to protect the women from unfair practises.
That is the conclusion of the Government’s long-awaited review of Sharia law, which also rules that their courts should not be able to enforce laws.
THE Government has been accused of ignoring an ongoing campaign to scrap hospital car parking charges yesterday after losing a Commons debate.
Senior Tory and former minister Rob Halfon said he was “incredibly disappointed” after ministers claimed axing the “stealth tax” could have “unintended consequences”.
Theresa May faces growing pressure
MINISTERS today face calls to automatically jail any British jihadis who travel to terror hotspots on their return.
Australia slaps 10 year prison terms on anyone going to countries like Syria and Iraq without a good reason, and senior Labour MP John Woodcock will demand the UK Government introduce
THERESA May will bang the drum for Brexit Britain today as she jets to China with the biggest ever business delegation for a Government trip.
More than 50 companies and lobbying groups – from tea maker Whittard of Chelsea to bank giant HSBC – will accompany the PM on
BRITAIN’S economy is in good shape — but the Government needs to turn those numbers into real benefits for ordinary people.
Take housing. There are now a million fewer under-45 homeowners than there were in 2010. A million.
It’s not hard to see why the Government took a kicking from
VICTIMS of rapist cabbie John Worboys were told by Government lawyers he might NEVER be released from prison, it emerged last night.
A senior prosecutor wrote to women who’d been assaulted by the sex attacker and claimed Worboys had been given life sentence “to all intents and purposes”.
MINISTERS were today slammed for refusing to guarantee that John Worboys will be banned from London after it emerged the rapist cab driver is being moved to a jail in the capital.
The Sun revealed today that Worboys has been sent to Belmarsh prison in South-East London ahead of
TECH giants like Facebook and Twitter must clean up their act by the end of the year or face Government crackdowns, an ex-spy chief has declared.
Robert Hannigan - the former boss of GCHQ until last year - accused firms of “missing the boat” on tackling extremist content.
— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) January 20, 2018
"Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with jello: it is next to impossible," New York Senator Chuck Schumer told the press on Jan. 21. Schumer is placing the blame for the government shutdown — which went into effect on Saturday
THE Government is set to finally curb the so-called “crack cocaine” fixed odd betting machines by cutting the maximum amount you can wager from £100 to just £2.
Shares in a raft of betting firms have plunged this morning on the news the culture secretary Matt Hancock will announce
THE SCOTTISH Secretary David Mundell is under pressure to drop Carillion's millionaire boss who is still working as a Government business advisor.
The £750,000-a-year CEO Keith Cochrane is still part of a network of elite business leaders who charge £300 a meeting for the part-time role.
Anger over his continued
WHEN Chinyere Inyama landed his dream job in the judiciary, he declared his ambition was: “To be the best coroner full stop.”
Instead he reigned as a bully, sent sexist and homophobic messages to colleagues and caused despair to the bereaved by his shocking delays in inquests.
He even left
THE US government suffered an embarrassing 'shutdown' after senators failed to agree a budget.
It means President Donald Trump will welcome the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday at the head of an administration that is out of funds.
It could also affect Brits with the visa and passport process
THE Royal Navy’s new £6.2billion aircraft carriers are so expensive they have left the MoD financially exposed, MPs warn today.
The report by the Public Accounts Committee tells the Ministry of Defence that other equipment is under threat if it does not bring the project in on budget.
We're only 18 days into 2018, but it already feels like business as usual in Donald Trump's America. We've been treated to the now-normal thrills and chills of his oversight — from casual warmongering to free press blasting — and have returned to one of his personal presidential