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

Owen Paterson’s MP allies stage 11th-hour plot to aid him: Tory whips back change of sleaze policing

Senior Tory MPs last night launched a last-ditch attempt to spare Owen Paterson from a 30-day Commons suspension for an ‘egregious’ breach of lobbying rules.  In an unprecedented move, allies of the ex-minister will today refuse to accept the findings of a report by the anti-sleaze watchdog and instead call for a reform of the … Read more

Miracle as ‘Australia’s Madeleine McCann’ is found ALIVE

A missing four-year-old girl has been found alive 18 days after vanishing from her family’s tent in a remote campsite in Western Australia.   Cleo Smith, who was dubbed ‘Australia’s Madeline McCann’, was last seen in her family’s tent at the vast campsite in Carnarvon, which lies north of Perth, at around 1.30am on October 16. Her … Read more

Macron leaves COP26 summit in Glasgow a day before other leaders

Emmanuel Macron departed the COP26 summit in Glasgow after just a day – leaving fellow leaders to fight on for climate change commitments. The French President is believed to have flown back to Paris last night after a handful of engagements – missing the ‘family photo’ with dozens of other premiers including Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, … Read more

Wotsits, Quavers and ready-salted Walkers could be out of stock for ‘several weeks’

Supplies of crisps including Wotsits, Quavers and ready-salted Walkers are set to be disrupted for several more weeks following an IT glitch, raising the prospect of the festive favourites being in short supply this Christmas. The Leicester-based manufacturer said products had been affected by the glitch, adding it was ramping up production of its most popular … Read more

Tottenham: Antonio Conte confirmed as new manager

Tottenham confirm Antonio Conte as their new manager on £13m, 18-month deal – with the option of another year – after ruthlessly sacking Nuno Espirito Santo following dismal defeat by Man United Tottenham have confirmed Antonio Conte’s appointment as their new boss  The Italian has signed a deal until 2023 with an option to extend his … 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

Biden, Johnson, Merkel and Trudeau put disagreements on hold ahead of make-or-break negotiations

World leaders including Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, Angela Merkel and Justin Trudeau engaged in a spot of dinner-time diplomacy last night as they joined hundreds for the biggest gathering of Government representatives since the birth of the United Nations – ahead of the last ‘full’ day of the COP26 summit today. The congregation of leaders … Read more

Delta Goodrem, Candice Warner and Sarah Harris show off their outfits ahead of the Melbourne Cup

Delta Goodrem stole the show at the 2021 Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, turning heads as she walked through the star-studded Birdcage at Flemington racecourse in a unique playsuit with a giant pink bow fastened at the waist.  The Born To Try songstress looked absolutely breathtaking in the colourful ensemble, which she teamed with a  bright … Read more

Rust prop person shot herself in foot with blank round in accidental discharge before Alec Baldwin

A young woman who worked as the prop master on the set of Rust ‘shot her self in the foot’ on set just days before the fatal accident that killed Halyna Hutchins. The round was blank and it is not known if Sarah Zachry suffered any serious injury as a result of the firing.   But the … Read more