Tory fury as BBC 'breaches impartiality over Partygate': Newsnight airs 'horror video' packed with clips of angry MPs calling for Boris Johnson to quit over lockdown party scandal
Friday's Newsnight programme started with a video of breaking news stories spliced with angry quotes from opposition politicians and repeated calls for Boris Johnson to resign as Prime Minister.
Sunday's north London derby is POSTPONED after Arsenal asked the Premier League to call the clash off because of injury pile-up, Covid cases and players at AFCON... with rivals Tottenham furious
The Gunners have at least a dozen players unavailable because of positive Covid cases, injuries, suspension and international duty at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The 60-year-old could spend the rest of her life behind bars after a jury convicted her of recruiting and grooming young girls to be sexually abused by the late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein last month.
Arsenal ask the Premier League to POSTPONE their north London derby clash with Tottenham on Sunday due to coronavirus cases and injuries... with rivals LIVID at late request
EXCLUSIVE: The news of Arsenal's request triggered anger at Tottenham, who are concerned their arch-rivals are using the rules to have the game called off because their best players are unavailable.
Prince Charles brushes off question about Andrew 24 hours after urging Queen to exile his brother... as disgraced duke 'could find out this weekend' whether Fergie and daughters will be quizzed in US sex assault lawsuit
The Prince of Wales refused to speak about the crisis engulfing the Windsors caused by the Duke of York's friendship with paedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Schumer surrenders: Top Democrat sends the Senate home for the holiday weekend and will bring his voting rights bill back for a doomed showdown on the floor next week with Biden's plan in tatters
Chuck Schumer surrendered on late Thursday night and sent senators back to their home states, saying he'll bring up voting bill next week. It remains unclear how it will pass.
'I do not have heavy weapons': Navy Lieutenant Commander charged with sedition over Jan 6 denies plotting to bring heavy weapons over the Potomac and says God will save him from the charges
Thomas Caldwell, one of the 11 people indicted on Thursday for sedition, told Tucker Carlson that the charges against him were 'clap trap', 'hooey' and 'plain nuts'. He insisted he never entered the Capitol.
'Candid and respectful': White House describes Biden's make-or-break meeting with Senators Manchin and Sinema over filibuster impasse - but fails to say deal was struck
Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema met Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday night for what a source said was a 'candid and respectful' meeting to try and find a way to pass voting reform.
Republican National Committee will require candidates to AVOID presidential debates after demanding 'meaningful reforms'
The Republican National Committee has told the Commission on Presidential Debates its candidates will get the chance to go 'elsewhere' if it doesn't change its rules and format.
Prince Charles and William demanded Andrew's exile: Shamed Duke of York was stripped of titles at crisis summit with Queen in attempt to 'ensure the survival of the Royal Family at all costs' as he faces sex assault lawsuit
Palace sources said the 'ruthless and swift' decision had been 'widely discussed' within the Royal Family following Andrew's failed bid to persuade a judge to dismiss the civil lawsuit.
Mark McGowan's most extraordinary new Covid rule for West Australians as he warns restrictions last for YEARS and booster shots will be compulsory
Premier Mark McGowan on Thursday announced adults who are not double-vaccinated against Covid would be banned from dining at cafes, pubs and restaurants in the state from January 31.
Manchin delivers final blow in Biden's 48 hours from hell: Senator says 'I will not vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster' and 'tear down the only fence' against the 'tyranny of the majority'
Joe Manchin delivered a final blow to Joe Biden's hopes for federal voting legislation when he announced, after a personal appeal from the president, he was against killing the filibuster.
Robert F. Kennedy's assassin will stay locked up: California governor DENIES Sirhan Sirhan's parole because he poses a threat to public safety
Gavin Newsom, who has cited RFK as his 'political hero' and embraced the historical significance of his decision, rejected a recommendation from a two-person panel of parole commissioners
'It's up to states to do the right thing': Biden tells states to ignore Supremes and impose vax mandates anyway after SCOTUS votes 6-3 to BLOCK his federal order
The conservative-leaning high court did however allow a vaccine mandate for employees at health care facilities receiving federal dollars to go into effect.
Yale law graduate founder of far-right Oath Keepers group is charged - along with ten others - with seditious conspiracy: Faces 20 years in prison for organizing Jan 6th riot and instructing his members from OUTSIDE Capitol building
Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right Oath Keepers group, was arrested on Thursday on federal charges of seditious conspiracy related to the January 6 attack on the US Capitol.
'I don't know that we can get this done but as long as I have breath in me I'm going to fight': Agitated Biden accepts defeat on voting rights after Senator Sinema aligned with Manchin and blew up his bid to kill the filibuster
President Joe Biden conceded he doesn't know how voting rights legislation will be passed without Kyrsten Sinema and Joe Manchin on board but vowed to keep up the fight.
Queen takes Andrew's title: Duke of York won't use His Royal Highness 'officially', loses ALL of his military roles and royal patronages and is told he will have to face sex assault lawsuit as a 'private citizen'
Buckingham Palace said: 'With The Queen's approval and agreement, The Duke of York's military affiliations and Royal patronages have been returned to The Queen.'
'I wish he was a brave man': Liz Cheney claims GOP colleague Kevin McCarthy is 'clearly trying to cover up what happened' on January 6 by refusing to cooperate with the committee over his calls with Trump
Reacting to McCarthy's refusal, Wyoming Rep. Cheney didn't rule out the possibility of subpoenaing the powerful House Republican to force his cooperation with the Democrat-led panel.
Isolation is OVER for close contacts if they are critical workers who test negative and don't have symptoms - here is the full list of those who no longer have to lock themselves away
Covid close contacts who work in critical sectors across Australia no longer have to isolate for seven days if they test negative for coronavirus from a rapid antigen test and don't display any symptoms.
Mark McGowan bans the unvaccinated from hospitals, bottle shops and PLAY CENTRES - and warns the severe rules will be in for 'years' despite other states relaxing restrictions
Premier Mark McGowan will soon introduce a number of new restrictions for the unvaccinated in Western Australia. The raft of changes will be implemented from January 31.
Workers DON'T have to isolate if they are close contacts and test negative - PM relaxes rules to ease staffing and shop supply crisis gripping country
National cabinet have agreed that close contacts who work in a raft of key industries will not have to isolate if they return a negative Covid rapid test.
Kevin McCarthy says he won't cooperate with January 6 committee, claiming it's not 'conducting a legitimate investigation'
House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy announced on Wednesday night that he will not cooperate with the January 6th committee, saying it was not 'conducting a legitimate investigation.'
The head of the House Jan. 6th committee says former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany appeared virtually before the panel Wednesday.
January 6 committee asks GOP House leader Kevin McCarthy to voluntarily come for an interview and hand over records after his 'very heated' conversation with Trump 'while the violence was underway'
Lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 attack asked Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday to voluntarily answer questions about former President Donald Trump's actions on the day.
Attorney General Suella Braverman asks Appeal Court to increase mother of Star Hobson's eight-year jail sentence for allowing her 16-month-old daughter to be killed by her girlfriend
The Attorney General has referred the eight-year jail sentence handed to Frankie Smith for causing or allowing her 16-month-old daughter Star Hobson's death to the Court of Appeal.
Prince Andrew WILL face sex assault lawsuit in US: Royal to be called for dramatic court showdown in New York as judge refuses his attempt to throw out Virginia Roberts's case accusing him of having sex with her when she was 17
Judge Lewis A Kaplan dismissed an application from Prince Andrew's lawyers to have the case dismissed.
Biden calls the worst inflation in 40 years 'PROGRESS'! President insists food and gas prices are going down compared to last month and that the 7% surge in cost of living 'is a global problem'
The US inflation rate has jumped to its highest level in nearly 40 years, adding woes for consumers and compounding the issue as a political liability for President Joe Biden.
Medical chopper transporting sick baby CRASHES in front of Philly church - but all four onboard 'miraculously' survive
An infant was among four people injured after a medical helicopter went down outside a Philadelphia church on Tuesday afternoon. The police chief called it a 'miracle' no one was killed
Robert Durst, 78, dies just four months into life sentence for killing Susan Berman and before he could face trial for murder of wife Kathie - robbing her family of getting 'justice'
Robert Durst has died at the age of 78 just four months after being sentenced to life in prison. His lawyer Chip Lewis confirmed he died at San Joaquin General Hospital following a cardiac arrest.
SEVEN more lawmakers join AOC on the Congress COVID list: Now 30 have tested positive since start of December - and Capitol staff are forced to wait in huge testing lines
As of Monday, 29 lawmakers have tested positive for COVID since the start of December when the Omicron variant took the nation. New cases come as Congress comes back into session.
Terence Darrell Kelly, 36, allegedly took the four-year-old from a tent at the Quobba Blowholes campsite on October 16 and held her captive at a home in Carnarvon, north of Perth, for 18 days.
AOC reveals she has COVID and is suffering symptoms of virus after partying maskless at Miami drag brunch
Democrat Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she has caught COVID - days after she was snapped partying maskless in Miami.
Worst NYC fire in 30 years was caused by faulty space heater: Panicked Bronx family fled apartment fire and left front door open - allowing blaze to travel to EVERY floor and kill at least 19: Dozens injured after getting trampled in rush to escape
The five-alarm blaze erupted shortly before 11 am on the third floor of a 17-story building at 333 East 181st St in Fordham Heights. A faulty space heater has been confirmed as causing the fire.
Shackled killers of black US teen Ahmaud Arbery are led out of court to begin their life sentences as heavily-armed Black Panthers stand guard outside the Georgia courthouse - and two of them will die in jail
Travis McMichael, his father Gregory and their neighbor William Bryan were led away from court in Georgia on Friday in handcuffs to begin their life sentences, with Travis also shackled.
'The Grinch did not steal Christmas, nor any votes': Biden mocks Trump and Republicans over the 2020 election and supply chain crisis criticism and insists it's 'malarkey' he doesn't care about inflation
President Joe Biden defended his economic record and took shots at the Republicans as he addressed December's dismal jobs numbers, which came amid his own falling approval ratings.
Joe misses the mark.... AGAIN: US adds just 199,000 jobs in December - less than half the 422,000 expected - and that was BEFORE Omicron surge
U.S. employers added just 199,000 jobs in December - far below predictions - as the economy struggles with inflation and supply shortages. It was the second month in a row numbers fell short.
Ahmaud Arbery's killers Gregory and Travis McMichael are sentenced to life WITHOUT parole for murder of black jogger, while neighbor William Bryan also gets life but with the possibility of parole
Gregory McMichael and his son Travis were jailed for life without parole while their neighbor, William Roddie Bryan, will be eligible for parole after 30 years. Arbery was killed in February 2020.
Pep Guardiola tests positive for Covid in a major outbreak at Man City, with 21 members of the first-team bubble now isolating - including seven players - but Swindon Cup tie is still on
First-team coach Rodolfo Borrell will take the team down to the County Ground. City have not revealed how many of the 21 had tested positive, with some isolating as close contacts.
BREAKING NEWS: Manchester United confirm executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's departure on February 1, with managing director Richard Arnold taking over
United have confirmed that Richard Arnold will replace chief Ed Woodward on February 1.Woodward will attend board meetings until the end of June to help he transition.
Chicago teacher battling cancer REFUSES to stop in-person classes and slams union for using kids as a 'political tool' by cancelling classes for a second day over COVID fears: 'I want my life to be relevant right now'
Chicago teacher Joseph Ocol said: 'I joined the Chicago public schools as a teacher and I believe my role should be inside the classroom with my students.'
'We are going to fight to get our kids back in in-person learning': Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rages at teachers' union over 'unlawful' decision to close schools for a second day because of COVID
The union sought to revert to remote learning during the latest surge of and while both sides hammer out a deal. But School leaders said remote learning didn't work and schools can remain open.
Outside experts advising the CDC on Wednesday voted to recommend booster shots of Pfizer and BioNtech's SE COVID-19 vaccine to be made available for 12- to 15-year-old teenagers.
The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices voted to recommend the US health agency supports booster shots for those aged 12 to 15.
Career criminal father of missing Harmony Montgomery, 7, is FINALLY arrested for punching her in 2019 - the last time she was seen: Affidavit reveals he told uncle 'I bashed her around this house' and made her clean it with her toothbrush
Adam Montgomery, 31, the father of missing New Hampshire girl Harmony Montgomery, has been arrested on charges of assault, interference with custody and endangering the welfare of a child.
At least 13 dead including SEVEN children in fire at Philadelphia housing authority building: Ten are injured in 'one of the worst blazes in city's history' as fire chiefs reveal FOUR smoke detectors failed
Thirteen people have died and more are feared injured in a fire in a home in Philadelphia.
Arsenal v Liverpool is POSTPONED, as EFL agree to put the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg back by two weeks... but Covid-hit Reds will lose the advantage of tie finishing at Anfield after several players tested positive
The EFL agreed to postpone the tie with the first leg will now set for Anfield on Thursday 13 January with the second leg a week later at the Emirates Stadium, on Thursday 20 January
Liverpool SHUT DOWN their Kirkby training ground as MORE stars test positive in a 'rapidly spreading' Covid outbreak - but EFL STILL won't confirm if tomorrow's Carabao Cup semi-final first leg at Arsenal is off
Lijnders, who would have been in charge for the game at the Emirates Stadium given that Jurgen Klopp is isolating, discovered the result of his latest test late on Tuesday night.
Furious Australians threaten to BOYCOTT the Australian Open after unvaccinated World No1 Novak Djokovic was handed a 'medical exemption' to play in tournament despite government entry rules demanding EVERYONE else is fully jabbed
Sports fans have voiced their anger after the decision to grant Novak Djokovic a medical exemption from Covid-19 vaccination requirements in the Australian Open.
Anti-vax world No 1 tennis player Novak Djokovic sparks fury as he is handed a loophole to play at the Australian Open with a mysterious 'medical exemption', despite rules which were meant to BAN unvaccinated stars
The Serbian world No 1 tennis star has revealed he has a medical exemption to compete in the Australian Open despite refusing to reveal if he is vaccinated for coronavirus.
'This is beyond censorship of speech': Marjorie Taylor Greene fumes as FACEBOOK suspends her account for 24 hours for 'spreading COVID misinformation' after she was permanently banned by Twitter
A day after being banned by Twitter for spreading COVID-19 misinformation, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene on Monday said Facebook had suspended her account for 24 hours.
Elizabeth Holmes is found GUILTY of four counts at her fraud trial and faces 20 years in prison: Jurors convict Theranos founder of defrauding investors but acquit her on four other charges and fail to reach verdict on three more
Elizabeth Holmes, founder of blood testing startup Theranos, has been found guilty of four counts of wire fraud by a jury in San Jose, California, after a three-month trial and seven days of deliberation.
'If there's one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it's sayonara sucker': Andy Cohen tears into Bill de Blasio on CNN's New Year's Eve show after new Mayor Eric Adams was sworn in
Andy Cohen, appearing on CNN Friday night for his annual New Year's Eve festivities, spoke for many New Yorkers in a rant against outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Biden promises Ukrainian President Zelensky that the US will 'respond decisively' if Russia further invades in phone call days after warning Putin not to attack
During the Sunday afternoon call President Joe Biden 'made clear' that the US would 'respond decisively' Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said.
'Twitter is an enemy to America': Marjorie Taylor Greene reacts furiously as Twitter PERMANENTLY suspends her account for 'repeated violations' of its COVID 'misinformation' policy
This is the fifth strike for Greene, who was last suspended in August for saying that vaccines were 'failing' to reduce the spread of COVID and that the FDA shouldn't have approved them.
'If there's one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it's sayonara sucker': Andy Cohen tears into Bill de Blasio on CNN's New Year's Eve show after new Mayor Eric Adams was sworn in
Adams takes over from Bill de Blasio, who leaves amid a spike in crime and a 10-year high in murders across the five boroughs at the end of his second terms.
Putin warns Biden sanctions will be a 'colossal mistake' and threatens to SEVER ties: US president urges Russian leader to 'de-escalate' during high-stakes phone call and says West will 'respond decisively' if he 'further invades' Ukraine
President Biden spoke with his Russian counterpart on Thursday afternoon, hours after it emerged that the U.S. Air Force had flown a second spy plane over Ukraine amid a smouldering crisis.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to allow for children aged 12 to 15 to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster in the new year, according to a report by the New York Times.
Maxwell is 'more evil than Epstein': Virginia Giuffre says Ghislaine was 'the devil's right hand man' who used her 'prim and proper' accent to manipulate young girls and facilitate his depravity
Virginia Giuffre, who also accused Prince Andrew of sexual assault, said in an interview that Maxwell is 'definitely worse than Epstein' and added that Ghislaine facilitated Epstein's crimes.
Will Ghislaine Maxwell 'start naming names' to get a shorter sentence? Epstein's predatory madam faces prospect of dying in jail with 65-year-sentence - and may try to wrangle a plea by revealing all her secrets
Ghislaine Maxwell has been found guilty of sex trafficking charges, and speculation is now mounting that she may 'flip' and testify against others in a bid to reduce her sentence.
'I'm coming home!': John Terry returns to Chelsea as a part-time 'coaching consultant' for their academy, four years after he left as a player, while he searches for a top management job
Terry, 41, has embarked on his own coaching journey since leaving west London in 2017, working under former Aston Villa boss Dean Smith for three years in the West Midlands.
Man, 40, stabbed to death at train station in Melbourne's outer suburbs - as police hunt for his attacker
A man has been stabbed to death at a train station in Melbourne's outer suburbs, with a police hunt underway for the offender.
'I wouldn't have been president without him: Obama leads Biden and Clinton in paying tribute to former Democratic Senate Majority leader Harry Reid following his death aged 82 after four-year battle with pancreatic cancer
Harry Reid died Tuesday after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He served as Democratic Senate Majority Leader from 2007-2015 and minority leader at two other points in his tenure.
'RIP to a legend of our game': Tom Brady and LeBron James lead tributes to John Madden after the Super Bowl-winning coach and commentator famed for eponymous video game dies aged 85
The NFL says Hall of Fame coach and beloved broadcaster John Madden has died at age 85. Madden retired from coaching at age 42 after a 9-7 season in 1978, and then took up broadcasting.
Furious Michael van Gerwen hits out at World Darts Championship organisers as he tests positive for Covid after partying with Dutch players on Christmas Day... as he slams relaxed rules at Alexandra Palace, which is 'just a big corona bomb'
The three-time champion was set to play in the third round on Tuesday night at Alexandra Palace against Chris Dobey, who has been given a bye through to the last 16.
Barcelona announce the £55m capture of Ferran Torres from Man City as Pep Guardiola lets the Spain star go less than 18 months after landing him... with Xavi's first signing penning a contract with a €1BILLION release clause
The 21-year-old has signed a five-year contract at the Nou Camp which Barcelona have publicised contains a buyout clause of €1billion (£841m). He will be officially presented on January 3.
BREAKING NEWS: Dominic Thiem WITHDRAWS from the Australian Open with 2020 runner-up working towards regaining full fitness after suffering wrist injury in the summer
Dominic Thiem has pulled out of next month's Australian Open to work towards regaining full fitness after a long-standing wrist injury, the former world No 3 said on Tuesday.
CDC HALVES quarantine to five days for everyone who contracts COVID 'to keep society functioning': Omicron variant drives positive cases to 200,000 A DAY - the highest seven-day average since January
U.S. health officials on Monday cut isolation restrictions for Americans who catch the coronavirus from 10 to five days, and similarly shortened the time that close contacts need to quarantine.
Tee-total fitness fanatic director of Dallas Buyers Club and Big Little Lies, Jean-Marc Vallée, 58, died of 'heart attack on Christmas Day' while alone at his Quebec log cabin
The filmmaker died of heart failure on December 25 while preparing to receive guests the following day, multiple sources told Deadline. He was a teetotaler and a fitness buff.
Man, 19, who was arrested at Windsor Castle 'armed with a crossbow' is sectioned under the Mental Health Act - as police step up security at the Queen's residence
Man, 19, from Southampton, was arrested on suspicion of breach or trespass of a protected site and after the alleged break in attempt at Windsor Castle on Christmas Day.
Police step up security at Windsor Castle after man 'armed with a crossbow used a rope ladder to scale fence' while the Queen was inside - as detectives question 19-year-old suspect
Police have increased security measures at Windsor Castle after an armed intruder broke into the grounds as the Queen prepared to celebrate Christmas with her family.
Windsor Castle intruder 'armed with a crossbow' who 'used a rope ladder to scale a metal fence' is arrested - while The Queen was inside ahead of Christmas celebrations with Charles, Camilla, Edward and Sophie
A 19-year-old man from from Southampton was allegedly carrying a crossbow and is now being held in police custody after triggering an alarm on Windsor Castle grounds on Christmas morning.
Pro-cop reform Dem Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon calls for 'common-sense gun safety measures' after she was carjacked at gunpoint by teens and man, 19, awaiting trial for another crime and hopes they 'learn from mistakes'
Scanlon said on Thursday she was 'scared that someone would do something even more stupid than steal a car' when five teens carjacked her at gunpoint in Philadelphia.
Police are forced to keep the peace as desperate New Yorkers scramble to get free home COVID test kits amid severe shortage: State hits record 44,000 daily cases and hospitalizations spike
Desperate New Yorkers spent their Christmas Eve scrambling for COVID tests as infections driven by the Omicron variant surged across the Empire State.
Biden will LIFT travel bans on eight southern African on New Year's Eve: Flights will be allowed to land on December 31 after restrictions failed to stop Omicron from surging through the US
Late last month the Biden administration barred nearly all non-U.S. citizens who had recently been in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and Malawi.
Everton's trip to Burnley is the THIRD Premier League Boxing Day fixture axed as Covid and injuries leave Rafa Benitez with an 'insufficient' amount of players... despite chiefs REJECTING the Toffees' first request to call game off
Everton boss Rafa Benitez hit out at the Premier League on Thursday after they denied his side's request to postpone their visit to Burnley but further injuries have seen chiefs change their decision.
Girl, 14, is killed by cop's stray bullet after she hid in dressing room when police opened fire on suspect who was attacking a woman at Burlington Coat Factory store in North Hollywood: Suspect also killed
Two people - including the suspect and a teen girl - have died in a shooting at a Burlington clothing store in Hollywood, Los Angeles, on Thursday. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
'I begged them not to shoot us': Pro-defund the police Dem State Senator Kimberly Lightford recounts terrifying carjacking and reveals her husband pulled out his gun and shot at thieves as she fled
Illinois State Senator Kimberly Lightford, a Democrat, on Thursday opened up about her trauma after being carjacked at gunpoint along with her husband in suburban Chicago.
FOURTH woman comes forward to accuse Sex and the City star Chris Noth of sexual assault: Singer-songwriter Lisa Gentile says she was attacked in 2002
Lisa Gentile, 54, claims she was 'sexually abused' by actor Chris Noth in 2002 after drinking with him at Da Marino's restaurant, which they both frequented.
Man, 19, facing federal charges for 'carjacking Dem Rep. Scanlon at gunpoint' was awaiting trial for stealing another car and has a string of arrests: Teen 'accomplices' aged 13 to 16 have been released back to parents
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday that President Joe Biden called Democratic Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon after she was carjacked at gunpoint on Wednesday.