Sunak stuck in limbo amid calls for him to stay as Tory leader until November

[ Rishi Sunak is facing calls to stay on as Conservative leader until his successor is elected – even if it takes the rest of this year. The former prime minister is currently stuck in limbo because he does not want to make a decision on his own future before details of the leadership election … Read more

Inside the GOP blame game over Trump shooting

[ MILWAUKEE – Republicans pouring into Milwaukee for the party’s convention are angrily demanding answers for what has been termed the “massive security breach” that permitted a gunman to almost assassinate Donald Trump. About 50,000 people are arriving in the city for a four-day event that will see Trump formally chosen as the Republican candidate … Read more

58 years of hurt goes on

[ Football’s torturous 58-year journey home goes on. The England team’s month-long odyssey of footballing lows and highs in Germany ended in bitter disappointment tonight with a 2-1 defeat to Spain in the Euro 2024 final. The rediscovery by Gareth Southgate’s side of some swashbuckling form in last week’s semi-final victory against the Netherlands had … Read more

England fans praised for ‘good behaviour’ as violent incidents fall during Euro 2024

[ England fans have been praised for their “good behaviour” during Euro 2024, with incidents of hooliganism and anti-social behaviour lower than during previous tournaments, police have said. Read Next Incidents involving England fans have seen a drop both in the UK and in the host nation Germany during the tournament, police said. In Germany, … Read more

Polling stations required extra police due to abuse of voters and canvassers

[ An increased police presence was needed at some polling stations due to intimidation of voters and candidates during the general election. Amid concerns threats against politicians, canvassers and voters may have been coordinated by extremist groups, sources on the ground in the election campaign told i policing was increased at polling stations following reports … Read more

Who is Thomas Matthew Crooks, the suspected Donald Trump shooter?

[ The suspected gunman who tried to assassinate former US president Donald Trump during his rally speech in Pennsylvania has been identified by the FBI. The FBI named him on Sunday as Thomas Matthew Crooks, 20, of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Bethel Park, believed to be Brook’s hometown, is approximately 43 miles away from where the … Read more

Surprise Harry Styles cameo adds to a touching performance

[ A sense of relief rippled through Hyde Park when Stevie Nicks made it on to the stage. After postponing two shows due to a leg injury and subsequent surgery that her statement insisted was minor earlier in the week, it was hard to believe the show would go ahead. But here she was, resplendent … Read more

England denied historic win as Beauden Barrett leads New Zealand comeback

[ New Zealand 24-17 England England’s hopes of recording a famous win at Eden Park were foiled by a Beauden Barrett-inspired comeback from New Zealand who triumphed 24-17 at their Auckland fortress. Tries from Immanuel Feyi-Waboso and Tommy Freeman created by the laser-guided boot of Marcus Smith helped Steve Borthwick’s men into a 14-13 half-time … Read more