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Treasury minister dramatically QUITS over Covid anti-fraud measures

Treasury minister dramatically QUITS over Covid anti-fraud measures

Lord Agnew announced he was resigning at the despatch box in the Upper House - drawing gasps from peers.

21 best Valentine's Day gifts for her 2022

21 best Valentine's Day gifts for her 2022

MAIL BEST has selected the very best Valentine's Day gifts for your girlfriend, daughter, wife, mum or Galentine, including heart-print clothes, Diptyque candles, Missoma jewellery, and perfume...

Ukraine tensions: How Europe's eco policies increased reliance on Russian gas

Ukraine tensions: How Europe's eco policies increased reliance on Russian gas

Europe's 'green transition' was supposed to make it more energy secure and cut its reliance on fossil fuels - but in reality it has actually led the continent to become more reliant on foreign imports.

Boris warns Putin invading Ukraine would be 'painful, violent and bloody'

Boris warns Putin invading Ukraine would be 'painful, violent and bloody'

Boris Johnson delivered the stark message as he admitted that the prospects of averting a confrontation in the area were 'gloomy'.

Boy, four, died after an off-road bike he was the passenger on collided with a lamppost

Boy, four, died after an off-road bike he was the passenger on collided with a lamppost

The child is thought to have been a passenger on the vehicle, which smashed into the post in the Eldon Lane area near Bishop Auckland, County Durham, at 1pm yesterday.

Woman stabbed to death and man killed after being hit by a car

Woman stabbed to death and man killed after being hit by a car

Scotland Yard said the woman was stabbed in Maida Vale, West London, at about 9am this morning and officers called to the scene also found a man who had been hit by a car.

Antonov Airlines An-225 Mriya cuts a path through fog while landing in Poland [video]

Antonov Airlines An-225 Mriya cuts a path through fog while landing in Poland [video]

The Soviet-designed Antonov Airlines An-225 Mriya cargo plane emerged above a crowd of aviation enthusiasts. It then came into landing at Rzeszow Airport, Poland.

Student gunman kills one and injures three in German lecture hall before shooting himself dead

Student gunman kills one and injures three in German lecture hall before shooting himself dead

The attacker, armed with a rifle, shot at those inside the lecture hall at Heidelberg University in southwestern Germany, leaving one victim in a critical condition.

Evan Rachel Wood reveals abuse, rape, & antisemitism by Marilyn Manson in documentary Phoenix Rising

Evan Rachel Wood reveals abuse, rape, & antisemitism by Marilyn Manson in documentary Phoenix Rising

Evan Rachel Wood, 34, shared more details of the abuse she allegedly suffered at the hands of exMarilyn Manson, 53. The allegations come in a new doc, 'Phoenix Rising - Part I: Don't Fall.'

Shop manager left completely blind after doctors twice misdiagnosed his incurable brain tumour

Shop manager left completely blind after doctors twice misdiagnosed his incurable brain tumour

Andi Peel, from Leicester, began suffering from severe headaches while running a Carphone Warehouse mobile phone store in August 2019.

Bute Park murder: Two men and a teenage girl, 17, admit killing psychiatrist, 54

Bute Park murder: Two men and a teenage girl, 17, admit killing psychiatrist, 54

Dr Gary Jenkins, 54, suffered horrific injuries when he was brutally attacked in the shadow of Cardiff Castle in Bute Park, Cardiff, on July 20 last year.

Huge boost for half-term holidays as ministers set to scrap Covid tests for fully-jabbed

Huge boost for half-term holidays as ministers set to scrap Covid tests for fully-jabbed

The Prime Minister, speaking on a visit to Milton Keynes today, said: 'We have, thanks to the tough decisions, the big calls that we made... the most open economy and society in Europe.

UK's Covid cases tick up again after a fortnight of Omicron fizzling out

UK's Covid cases tick up again after a fortnight of Omicron fizzling out

Britain today posted 56 deaths - down by a third on last Monday. Meanwhile, another 1,967 Covid-infected patients required NHS care on Tuesday, according to UK-wide statistics.

Banish winter dryness with the Sanctuary hot sugar scrub that will leave your skin super soft

Banish winter dryness with the Sanctuary hot sugar scrub that will leave your skin super soft

The famous thermal Sanctuary Hot Sugar Scrub is now on sale for a massive 65 per cent off, reduced down to £4.50, so you can slough away dry winter skin and reveal glowing, soft limbs for less.

Infanta Cristina of Spain splits from her jailbird husband after he was pictured with another woman

Infanta Cristina of Spain splits from her jailbird husband after he was pictured with another woman

The sister of King Felipe VI of Spain Infanta Cristina, 56, is set to divorce her husband for 25 years Iñaki Urdangarin, 54, who was sentenced to five years in prison in 2018

English Channel: Migrant crossings exceed 1,000 this year - five times the January 2021 figure

English Channel: Migrant crossings exceed 1,000 this year - five times the January 2021 figure

Photos from Dover this morning show a group of migrants which included small children being brought to safety by a Border Force vessel as the total for January eclipses last year's tally already.

Lawyer Michael Avenatti arrives for fraud trial: Accused of embezzling $300,000 from Stormy Daniels

Lawyer Michael Avenatti arrives for fraud trial: Accused of embezzling $300,000 from Stormy Daniels

Michael Avenatti, a fierce critic of former President Donald Trump, arrived at court in Manhattan in court Monday to face trial for defrauding his one-time client, Stormy Daniels

French surgeon tries to sell X-ray of Bataclan survivor's bullet-riddled arm as NFT

French surgeon tries to sell X-ray of Bataclan survivor's bullet-riddled arm as NFT

Orthopedic surgeon Emmanuel Masmejean, was reported for trying to sell an image of the Bataclan survivor's X-Ray as a digital artwork, without the patient's consent.

Boris Johnson resists political and business demands to scrap National Insurance rise

Boris Johnson resists political and business demands to scrap National Insurance rise

The Prime Minister is being urged to rethink the proposed 1.25 per cent rise, which is due in April when households face a perfect storm of rising energy bills, council tax and inflation.

Two men arrested after motorbike filmed speeding WRONG way on M25 before smashing into officer

Two men arrested after motorbike filmed speeding WRONG way on M25 before smashing into officer

Police, with the assistance of a helicopter, were responding to reports of a suspected stolen motorcycle was being ridden dangerously near Swanley, Kent, at around 3pm on Sunday.

DAN WOOTTON on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's crazy Covid-zero policy

DAN WOOTTON on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's crazy Covid-zero policy

New Zealand's 'Be Kind' superwoke-but-authoritarian Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's behaviour becomes crueller and more twisted by the day, writes DAN WOOTTON.

Nike fires fully-vaccinated manager from its Oregon HQ for refusing to upload his COVID shot details

Nike fires fully-vaccinated manager from its Oregon HQ for refusing to upload his COVID shot details

Dex Briggs, who worked at Nike for 26 years, said he was willing to provide proof of vaccination to Nike, but objected to uploading his health data to a third-party firm that was permitted to share it.

Ex-pope Benedict apologises for 'incorrect' information given to German inquiry into child sex abuse

Ex-pope Benedict apologises for 'incorrect' information given to German inquiry into child sex abuse

Former pope Benedict XVI (pictured) admitted providing incorrect information to an inquiry about his presence at a 1980 meeting discussing a paedophile priest, blaming an editing 'oversight'.

Council chief sacked amid furloughed staff report row

Council chief sacked amid furloughed staff report row

Clare Pestell was in line to become interim chief executive of South Somerset District Council, but a whistleblower claimed taxpayers' money was being misused.

Eric Clapton claims people who have had the Covid vaccine are victims of 'mass formation hypnosis'

Eric Clapton claims people who have had the Covid vaccine are victims of 'mass formation hypnosis'

The singer, 76, previously claimed he suffered alarming side effects after his AstraZeneca jabs and released ant-lockdown single Stand And Deliver with Van Morrison in 2020.

America threatens novel export control to deprive Russia of key tech components

America threatens novel export control to deprive Russia of key tech components

Such export controls that expand US sanctions beyond financial targets have only been deployed once before - to nearly bring down Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Biden is in the 'final stages' of identifying military units of up to 50,000 troops to deploy

Biden is in the 'final stages' of identifying military units of up to 50,000 troops to deploy

President Biden is in the 'final stages' of identifying military units with up to 50,000 troops to deploy together with warships and aircraft, to NATO ally countries located in the Baltics.

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim left behind an estate worth $75 million to husband, friends

Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim left behind an estate worth $75 million to husband, friends

Stephen Sondheim, the Broadway legend who died at 91 in November, has reportedly left his $75 million estate to his husband, friends and charities, according to court papers.

Winter Olympics: Team GB's Dave 'the Rocket' Ryding overshadows Eddie the Eagle and hopes for medal

Winter Olympics: Team GB's Dave 'the Rocket' Ryding overshadows Eddie the Eagle and hopes for medal

Dave 'The Rocket' Ryding, 35, from Chorley, Lancashire, said 'it's natural for everyone to talk' about his chances in Beijing following his success in Austria (pictured).

Jealous insurance worker harassed her married ex-lover and sent photos to his children

Jealous insurance worker harassed her married ex-lover and sent photos to his children

Laura Templar, 38, from Shoreditch, London, bombarded father-of-two Patrick O'Connor with messages, calls and emails after he ended their on-and-off affair in April last year.

Liz Truss urges EU to hammer out 'practical solutions' on Brexit

Liz Truss urges EU to hammer out 'practical solutions' on Brexit

Brexit talks between Liz Truss and her EU counterpart today failed to deliver a major breakthrough on improving Northern Ireland border rules.

Chimpanzees do not automatically know what to do when they come across nuts

Chimpanzees do not automatically know what to do when they come across nuts

The use of tools is not easily picked up by wild chimpanzees, the University of Zurich researchers said, and may hint that this behaviour has to be socially learned.

Star Hobson review DELAYED: Probe into actions before murder won't be published this month

Star Hobson review DELAYED: Probe into actions before murder won't be published this month

Star Hobson was 16 months old when she was killed by her mother's girlfriend in West Yorkshire and a review was ordered after the trial heard authorities missed five chances to intervene

Irishman who brought his dead uncle into a post office to collect his pension insists he was alive

Irishman who brought his dead uncle into a post office to collect his pension insists he was alive

Declan Haughney, 40, (pictured) claimed he was not trying to rob Peadar Doyle, 66, after he and his friend dragged his uncle's corpse to a post office in Carlow, Ireland, to collect his pension.

Anti-vaxxer row as BBC calls on unjabbed to be in Question Time audience

Anti-vaxxer row as BBC calls on unjabbed to be in Question Time audience

Presenter Fiona Bruce appealed for those who are not vaccinated to sit in the audience when the show visits London.

New Zealand braces for TOILET PAPER shortages after Jacinda Ardern announced harsh new restrictions

New Zealand braces for TOILET PAPER shortages after Jacinda Ardern announced harsh new restrictions

New Zealand will face toilet paper shortages 'within a week' and supply chains for products will be impacted by the new strict self-isolation rules, experts warned today.

Nature: Hippos can identify 'wheeze honks' from other members of their own social group, study finds

Nature: Hippos can identify 'wheeze honks' from other members of their own social group, study finds

The behaviour of groups of hippos living in a nature reserve in Mozambique was studied by a team of researchers led from the the Jean Monnet University in Saint-Étienne, France.

Scottish dancer Lily Douglas dies from cancer, aged just 14 

Scottish dancer Lily Douglas dies from cancer, aged just 14 

Jane Douglas, 52, from Perth shared a post on Instagram announcing Lily's death, writing: 'If love could have saved her she would have lived to a million years old.'

Crimes of bogus lawyer known as the 'Devil's Advocate' highlighted in new documentary series 

Crimes of bogus lawyer known as the 'Devil's Advocate' highlighted in new documentary series 

New documentary series Devil's Advocate: The Mostly True Story of Giovanni di Stefano is set to be released on Sky Documentaries across the UK on 15 February.

Tourists driving to Europe face chaos at Dover unless deal is reached, warns port boss

Tourists driving to Europe face chaos at Dover unless deal is reached, warns port boss

The warning came from the boss of the Port of Dover, Doug Bannister, who urged ministers to seek a deal with Brussels which could make the checks less intrusive.

Ecclesiastical court to rule on removal of 17th century memorial

Ecclesiastical court to rule on removal of 17th century memorial

Tobias Rustat, who was a major investor in the Royal African Company and had been a servant to King Charles II, became one of Jesus College's largest benefactors before the 20th century.

Iraqi who kidnapped couple begs to be deported because he's LONELY in prison

Iraqi who kidnapped couple begs to be deported because he's LONELY in prison

Kazm Saed, 26, woke Graham Fuller and threatened to kill his wife Rachel with a dagger if the couple did not drive to a cashpoint on the Isle of Wight and give him £600.

Boris orders civil service to probe claims ex-minister was sacked over religion

Boris orders civil service to probe claims ex-minister was sacked over religion

Boris Johnson has instructed the civil service to carry out a probe after the extraordinary claims from Tory MP Nusrat Ghani.

British hacker accused of being involved in £35m crypto-wallet heist will NOT be extradited to US

British hacker accused of being involved in £35m crypto-wallet heist will NOT be extradited to US

Corey De Rose, 22, is wanted in the US for allegedly using a technique called 'Sim Hijacking' to steal the identities and cryptocurrency wallets of American citizens.

Girl, seven, is mauled to death by pack of stray dogs in Russia

Girl, seven, is mauled to death by pack of stray dogs in Russia

Margarita Kanorskaya, seven, was brutally killed by a pack of stray dogs while walking home from a music lesson in the eastern Transbaikal region of Russia.

Recover-E: RAC adds ELECTRIC Renault Zoe to its breakdown fleet

Recover-E: RAC adds ELECTRIC Renault Zoe to its breakdown fleet

It has added a pure electric Renault Zoe van to its fleet in a UK-first trial to understand how it will be able to use EVs after new petrol and diesel vans are banned from 2030.

'No plans' to scrap Covid jab NHS mandate: No10 doubles down on move

'No plans' to scrap Covid jab NHS mandate: No10 doubles down on move

The Government has been warned the April 1 deadline for frontline medics in England to get two jabs could leave 85,000 vacancies and 'paralyse' the health service.

Police launch desperate hunt for girl, 13, last seen by grandmother in West Sussex four days ago 

Police launch desperate hunt for girl, 13, last seen by grandmother in West Sussex four days ago 

Nellie Smith, 13, was last seen in Horsham, West Sussex and officers have issued an urgent appeal on social media to try and find the missing teenager.

Advertising executive, 36, falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by BAFTA-nominated director

Advertising executive, 36, falsely claimed she was stalked and filmed by BAFTA-nominated director

Sophia Owen, 36, accused Misha Manson-Smith of harassing her during 2020 at her home in east London and even applied for a High Court injunction against him.

Daredevil driver performs a terrifying U-turn on the edge of a sheer drop in Hong Kong [video]

Daredevil driver performs a terrifying U-turn on the edge of a sheer drop in Hong Kong [video]

The motorist in Hong Kong is in a blue people carrier that reverses and inches forward repeatedly. At one point it looks like a wheel is going off the edge of a cliff but there is actually another road below.

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