Woman ‘possessed’ in feud with next-door neighbours that drove them out of home

Joanne Shreeves, 51, allegedly hurled a boulder, threw missiles and destroyed a custom-built potting shed in a feud in east London with Trevor Dempsey and Sandra Durdin Sandra Durdin, 58, and Trevor Dempsey, 62 from Chingford, leave the court ( Image: PA) A woman has been described as “like a person possessed” during a feud … Read more

Politics latest news: Northern Ireland Protocol change will not break law, insists minister  

Rachel Maclean, a Home Office minister, was told that some people are already working “every hour that God sends them” but they are still reliant on food banks as she was asked about her “better paid job” comments (see the post below at 08.47).  Told that it is not as straightforward as simply working more for many … Read more

The Queen gets standing ovation at star-studded Platinum Jubilee celebration

Television presenter Alan Titchmarsh said “our identity, heart and soul is embodied by Her Majesty the Queen”. The gardening guru and writer told presenters Phillip Schofield and Julie Etchingham: “This is a remarkable year, 70 years for a remarkable woman whom I’ve met quite a lot and been bowled over by because she’s such ferociously … Read more

Eurovision 2022 results: The UK and Ukraine are among the favourites to win

Here is the full running order: 1. Czech Republic: We Are Domi – Lights Off 2. Romania: WRS – Llámame 3. Portugal: MARO – Saudade, Saudade 4. Finland: The Rasmus – Jezebel 5. Switzerland: Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry 6. France: Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn 7. Norway: Subwoolfer – Give That Wolf A … Read more

Jacob Rees-Mogg declares war on ‘three-day week’ for the Civil Service

Mr Johnson also waded into the controversy, telling the Daily Mail: “We need to get back into the habit of getting into the office. I believe people are more productive, more energetic, more full of ideas when they are surrounded by other people. “My experience of working from home is you spend an awful lot … Read more

Wagatha Christie trial: Rebekah Vardy back in witness box – live updates

Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney are back at the High Court in central London for the second day of one of the most anticipated trials of the year.  The “Wagatha Christie” case, as it has been dubbed, finally got going on Tuesday after months of legal back and forth since Mrs Rooney posted on Instagram … Read more

Rebekah Vardy vs Coleen Rooney: Wagatha Christie trial begins – follow live

The case first went to court in November 2020, with a judge finding that Mrs Rooney’s post “clearly identified” Mrs Vardy as being “guilty of the serious and consistent breach of trust”. The judge, now Lord Justice Warby, also said that “the element of suspense introduced by the multiple dots seems to me designed to raise … Read more

Sir Keir Starmer: I will step down if fined over ‘beergate’

Sir Keir Starmer has said he will resign as the Labour leader if he is fined by Durham police over “beergate”. In a move that attempted to put the pressure over Covid rule breaches back on Boris Johnson – who has not stood down despite being fined – Sir Keir said: “The British public deserve … Read more

Queen to miss State Opening of Parliament

In this instance, it enables her two heirs, Prince Charles and Prince William, to jointly exercise that function. No other functions have been delegated by Her Majesty. The Duchess of Cornwall will also attend but is not a counsellor of state.  The Palace had previously stated that the Queen hoped to read her customary speech … Read more

Julia James PCSO murder trial: Callum Wheeler in court facing murder charge

The trial of a man accused of murdering a police community support officer (PCSO) as she walked her dog is set to begin. Callum Wheeler, 22, allegedly killed Julia James near Ackholt Wood, close to her home in the hamlet of Snowdown, Kent, on Apr 27 last year. The 53-year-old had been walking her Jack Russell dog Toby before … Read more