Former prime minister John Major considered renaming Heathrow Airport after one of his predecessors, Sir Winston Churchill, newly released government records reveal.
John Major missed the chance to see Britain’s only gold medal of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta because he preferred to watch cricket at Lord’s instead, official records have suggested.
Chris Moncrieff, political editor and writer for the Press Association for many years, was much more than a legendary figure among fellow journalists and politicians.
The family of three-year-old Alfie Lamb said “justice has prevailed” after an ex-minister’s son was jailed for crushing him to death with a car seat.
The “manipulative” son of former government minister Nigel Waterson has been jailed for seven years and six months after he admitted crushing his girlfriend’s young son to death with a car seat.
The “arrogant” son of former Government minister Nigel Waterson will appear in court today to be sentenced for the manslaughter of his girlfriend’s infant son.
Sir John Major has said he believes Britain will rejoin the EU or form a “new alliance” with the bloc within the next generation.