Republican Youngkin wins over Democrat McAuliffe in Virginia race

Republican Glenn Youngkin pulled off a stunning upset in Virginia to beat out Democrat Terry McAuliffe, the Associated Press projected around 1am on Wednesday morning.   With 95% of precincts reporting, Youngkin lead Democrat Terry McAuliffe by about 2%, 51.1% to 48.2%.    Virginia has now elected its first Republican governor since 2009. ‘Alrighty Virginia we won … Read more

Queen wore rarely-seen diamond and ruby butterfly brooch she received as a wedding gift at Cop26

The Queen paid tribute to her ‘dear late husband’ Prince Philip by wearing a rarely-seen diamond and ruby brooch  she received as a wedding gift alongside a photograph of the Duke surrounded by Monarch butterflies in 1988, as she made an intensely personal speech at the Cop26 summit.  Her Majesty, 95, who was forced to … Read more

Humanity has ‘run down the clock’ Boris Johnson will tell leaders

Boris Johnson will exhort world leaders tomorrow to back up their talk on climate change with action – warning it is ‘one minute to midnight’. The PM is kicking off the COP26 summit in Glasgow desperately trying to get momentum, after securing only lukewarm commitments at the G20 summit in Rome over the weekend.  In … Read more

COP26 chief Alok Sharma dampens hopes of climate change deal

Boris Johnson today warned world leaders their promises on tackling climate change are starting to ‘sound hollow’ as he read them the riot act ahead of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.  The Prime Minister said there are ‘no compelling excuses for our procrastination’ on tackling harmful emissions and action already taken amounts to ‘drops in … Read more

Boris and Carrie walk Rome’s iconic Spanish Steps before the G20 summit

Boris Johnson issued a dire warning on the planet’s future as he arrived at the G20 in Rome to rally support for COP26 yesterday – ahead of what could become a showdown with Emmanuel Macron over fisheries. Ahead of the start of the climate conference on Monday, the Prime Minister enjoyed a spot of sightseeing in … Read more