Drivers could be fined £100 for going just 1MPH over the limit – despite speedometers not giving accurate readings

The "buffer zone" that currently gives drivers leeway if they go slightly too fast is being officially reviewed as national road bosses call for stricter limits. But experts fear a zero-tolerance 1mph crackdown is unfair as speedometers and speed cameras are inaccurate by around 2mph. The considerations also face opposition from police leaders who say enforcing harsher restrictions could leave […]

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Minimum wage fails to give families basic lifestyles

Parents raising two children while working full-time on minimum wage fall £49 short of providing their family with a basic lifestyle each week Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) called for an increase in national living wage  Its report showed an 11 per cent weekly shortfall for couple raising two children Worse, however, was the deficit for lone parents, who fall […]

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Jamie Oliver in cultural appropriation row over his new ‘jerk rice’

‘It’s an insult to Caribbean people’: Jamaican TV star Rustie Lee slams Jamie Oliver over his Jerk rice as chef Levi Roots says recipe lacks vital ingredients to use official name Dawn Butler MP tweeted to say TV chef Jamie Oliver’s new jerk rice ‘is not ok’  London MP, of Jamaican descent, said ‘This cultural appropriation needs to stop’  TV […]

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Bid for perfect selfie ends with pelican trying to eat man’s HEAD

The Pelican grief! Photographer’s bid to snap the perfect selfie with aquatic bird… ends in it trying to eat his HEAD Juan van den Heever, 18, wanted to take picture with cheeky pelican in Namibia Curious bird tried to fit Juan’s head between beak and attempted to get camera South African student even tried to give the pelican a kiss […]

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MPs demand MORE expenses claiming Brexit has added to their workload

MPs demand MORE expenses to pay staff complaining that Brexit has added to their workload MPs have been calling for higher expenses budgets to deal with Brexit pressure Calls surfaced in report on annual survey carried out by Commons watchdog Budgets can already be as high as £160,000 a year and have risen sharply  MPs are demanding more expenses as […]

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Russian assasin marries model in prison dressed as a 1920s gangster

Russian contract killer boasts of behind-bars relationship to glamorous ‘model’ after marrying in prison dressed as a 1920s gangster Alexey Sherstobitov, 51, is known as Russia’s ‘most notorious hitman’ He has now married a 31-year-old therapist and model while in jail  Couple married while dressed as US Prohibition ‘gangster and flapper’  Marina Sherstobitova wrote to killer after reading his autobiography Russia’s […]

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Taliban take at least 100 people hostage in Aghanistan

Kabul: The Taliban has ambushed a convoy of buses on a road in northern Afghanistan and taken more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by insurgents, provincial officials said. The ambush came on Monday despite Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's announcement of a conditional ceasefire with the Taliban during the Muslim holiday of Eid […]

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Georgia Man Ricardo Arturo Cole Charged With Raping Son’s Girlfriend, Tells Police He Was Sleepwalking

The accuser said she did not report the alleged crime right away out of fear that her boyfriend would become angry. When she filed a report, she stated that she had not had contact with either of them since the incident. Fifty-four-year-old Ricardo Arturo Cole of Lawrenceville, Georgia has been arrested on charges that he tried to rape his son’s […]

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Proof that power trumps de Blasio’s progressive principles

For further proof that Mayor de Blasio only cares about politics, not kids, consider the farce that is the city Department of Education investigation into whether some religious Jewish schools provide the basic secular education that state law requires. After two years, the DOE last week released its report on a probe that was supposed to examine 39 yeshivas. It […]

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EU migrants will be allowed to stay whether there’s Brexit deal or not

EU migrants living in Britain will be allowed to stay whether there’s a Brexit deal or not, cabinet paper reveals EU migrants living in Britain will be given the right to stay if there is a ‘no deal’  They will also be able to bring spouses and ‘close family members’ from abroad Britain will take the ‘moral high ground’ by […]

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