Tag Archives: The Mirror

What is in the Conservative party manifesto? All Tory policies that'll hit YOU if Theresa May wins 2017 general election

Theresa May has unveiled the manifesto she hopes will win her the 2017 general election. But unlike Jeremy Corbyn’s ‘For the many not the few’, Theresa May’s ‘Forward Together’ is hardly all sweetness and light. It does away with the Tories’ failed pledge of a care cap, instead promising to raise the threshold at which people pay. Pensioners will be ...

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Former primary school teacher Wendy Fawell killed in Manchester terror attack which left 22 dead

A former primary school teacher has been confirmed as another victim of the Manchester bombing. The family of Wendy Fawell, from Otley, West Yorkshire, had mounted a frantic campaign to find the 50-year-old who had been missing since Monday night’s explosion. On Thursday, St Oswald’s C of E Primary School, in Guiseley, said on Twitter: “It is with deepest sadness ...

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Hunt for Manchester ISIS cell which 'helped mastermind' attack that left 22 dead after Ariana Grande concert

Police in Manchester are hunting an ‘ISIS cell’ after bomber Salman Abedi blew himself to pieces at the city’s arena, killing 22. Officers believe the 22-year-old suicide bomber was part of a bigger terrorist network, with potential ties to Syria, Libya or elsewhere. It is claimed he had links to an Islamic State cell that operated within Manchester, with fears ...

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Bungling school leaves terrified pupils in tears after telling kids they were being taken from parents in 'role play'

A primary school told terrified kids they were being taken from their parents as part of a mass evacuation in a bungled role play exercise about refugees. Newington CofE Primary School in Sittingbourne, Kent, has apologised after setting up the fake scenario to raise awareness of the plight of people forced from their homes. Youngsters were only told the announcement ...

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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi visited Germany's 'radical Islam hotbed' four days before blowing up 22 victims

Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi was in the city of Dusseldorf – Germany’s radical Islam hotbed – four days before killing himself and 22 innocent victims. And intelligence authorities have also discovered the ISIS disciple visited the banking metropolis of Frankfurt in 2015 – also home to a number of jihadists under the microscope of spies. German security sources said ...

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Deputy headteacher gave porn star nicknames to pupils including 'Buster F***salot' and 'Dirk Peachybutt'

A deputy headteacher gave ‘porn star nicknames’ including ‘Buster F***salot’ and ‘Dirk Peachybutt’ to sixth-form pupils at a leaving assembly as horrified colleagues watched on. Graeme Cowie read out a list of offensive names he found on the internet and gave one girl who had suffered a brain injury an offensive nickname related to oral sex. Cowie broke down in ...

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Mariah Carey pays tribute to Manchester bombing victim Martyn Hett who said "life peaked" when he met her

Mariah Carey has paid tribute to Manchester terror attack victim Martyn Hett, who once said that meeting the popstar had been the best moment of his life. The music superstar remembered Martyn in a post to Instagram which showed the beloved 29-year-old beaming with happiness while wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with Mariah’s image. In her accompanying caption, Mariah said she ...

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Liverpool reject Celtic approach for Harry Wilson as Brendan Rodgers eyes reunion with Welsh wizard

Liverpool have knocked back Celtic ‘s hopes of taking exciting young winger Harry Wilson on loan. Former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers is a big fan of the Wales international but Jurgen Klopp has dismissed any enquiries for the 20-year-old. The Scottish Premiership champions would like to strike a similar deal to the one that has taken Patrick Roberts from Manchester ...

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BBC Radio 4 listeners demand apology after host John Humphrys uses term "suicide mission" after Manchester terror attack

BBC radio presenter John Humphrys has been branded “deeply insensitive” after referring to UKIP’s maifesto as a “suicide mission” – just days after the horrifying Manchester terror attack. Listeners of the Today programme took to Twitter in their droves demanding an apology from the veteran broadcaster – who was speaking to party leader Paul Nuttell this morning when he made ...

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Theresa May set to confront Donald Trump as fury mounts at 'arrogant' Manchester bombing leaks

Theresa May is set to confront Donald Trump as fury mounts at “arrogant” leaks of key intelligence from the Manchester terror attack. The pair will meet today at a Nato summit in Brussels after crime scene photos were leaked to the New York Times. The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) warned the astonishing leak, showing a bloodied detonator and mapping ...

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