Election polls surge for Tories as FIVE surveys put Boris in huge lead over rivals
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Election polls surge for Tories as FIVE surveys put Boris in huge lead over rivals

One survey gave Boris Johnson’s party a massive 17-point advantage over Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour, enough for the Tories to win a Commons majority of more than 80 seats.…

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As Boris redraws the political map, he’s changing what it means to be a Tory
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As Boris redraws the political map, he’s changing what it means to be a Tory

If the polls are to be believed, Boris Johnson is redrawing the electoral map. If he succeeds, he will redefine the Conservative Party and change British politics for…

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Gambling addict lost £10k in ten minutes on roulette wheel
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Hong Kong protest: police fire rounds of tear gas at protesters trying to leave campus – live
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Hong Kong protest: police fire rounds of tear gas at protesters trying to leave campus – live

2.13am GMT02:13 Martin Farrer The violent scenes in Hong Kong don’t appear to have unnerved investors, who have sent the Hang Seng index up by 0.56%. The benchmark…

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Piers Morgan hits out at ‘toe-curling bulls***’ from Prince Andrew ‘insane’
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Piers Morgan hits out at ‘toe-curling bulls***’ from Prince Andrew ‘insane’

Prince Andrew was questioned by journalist Emily Maitlis at Buckingham Palace on Thursday for the BBC Two programme The Epstein Scandal: The Newsnight Interview, which aired this evening.…

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Girl, 13, critically injured defending 11-month-old from machete gang
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Girl, 13, critically injured defending 11-month-old from machete gang

A 13-year-old girl has suffered serious stab wounds after defending her 11-month-old nephew from a gang of men with machetes at a home. Officers from the Police Service…

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Nigel Farage accuses Tories of ‘corruption’ as he insists it is ‘fact’ that Brexit Party candidates were offered jobs to stand down
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Nigel Farage accuses Tories of ‘corruption’ as he insists it is ‘fact’ that Brexit Party candidates were offered jobs to stand down

Nigel Farage has accused Boris Johnson’s team of “corruption” and insisted it was a “fact” that Brexit Party candidates had been offered government jobs if they agreed to stand…

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Missing Leah Croucher’s brother dies
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Missing Leah Croucher’s brother dies

Image copyright South Beds News Agency/BBC Image caption A £5,000 reward has been offered for information about Ms Croucher's disappearance The brother of missing woman Leah Croucher has…

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Boris Johnson to woo business with tax breaks worth £1bn
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Boris Johnson to woo business with tax breaks worth £1bn

Choose your subscription Not sure which package to choose? Try full access for 4 weeks For 4 weeks receive unlimited Premium digital access to the FT's trusted, award-winning…

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Blind student dragged out of Oxford debate ‘by his ankles’
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Blind student dragged out of Oxford debate ‘by his ankles’

One of the UK’s most prestigious debating societies has been slammed after a blind black student was ‘dragged’ out of a debate ‘by his ankles’ PHD student Ebenezer…

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