Electoral Commission launches review into Brexit Party donations and will visit headquarters

The Electoral Commission has announced it will visit the Brexit Party’s headquarters on Tuesday to review its systems for taking donations. A Commission spokesman said: “As part of our active oversight and regulation of these rules, we are attending the Brexit Party’s office tomorrow to conduct a review of the systems it has in place to receive funds, including donations over […]

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Trump baby blimp set to fly in London again for state visit – if public donates to groups fighting against president

Protesters who flew a Donald Trump baby blimp when the US president visited Britain last year have said the cartoonish inflatable will return to the skies for his upcoming state visit – if the public donate £30,000 to help people affected by his policies. The team behind the snarling, nappy-clad 20ft balloon, which made headlines around […]

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Ecuador hands over Julian Assange’s belongings to US

Image copyright PA Image caption The Wikileaks founder was holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy for seven years to avoid extradition to Sweden Ecuador has begun handing US prosecutors several of Julian Assange’s possessions left behind following his stay in its London embassy. The country’s foreign minister José Valencia authorised the seizure of equipment earlier […]

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British Swimming ‘disappointed’ by ‘toxic’ claims from Tom Daley’s husband Dustin Lance Black

Tom Daley (left) with husband Dustin Lance Black in December 2018 British Swimming says it is “extremely disappointed” after claims from Tom Daley’s husband, Dustin Lance Black, that the organisation has created a “toxic environment” for families at the Diving World Series. Black, 44, later said the organisation was “corrupt” in a series of tweets. […]

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