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‘Incredibly angry’: What to know about the UK’s insider gambling scandal

‘Incredibly angry’: What to know about the UK’s insider gambling scandal

Rishi Sunak’s election campaign has gone from bad to worse as a rapidly escalating gambling scandal becomes the latest misfortune to mar the Conservatives. Multiple figures within Mr Sunak’s orbit have become embroiled in an investigation around alleged bets on the timing of the election. Here’s how the saga has unfolded, and what it means...

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UK Elections 2024: PM Sunak admits not making much progress in NHS as polls predict Conservatives defeat | World News – The Indian Express

UK Elections 2024: PM Sunak admits not making much progress in NHS as polls predict Conservatives defeat | World News – The Indian Express

With less than two weeks to the United Kingdom elections, the heat over who will be residing in the ‘10 Downing Street’ is mustering and the one question in every one’s mind will PM Rishi Sunak return? In an exclusive interview to the BBC, PM Rishi Sunak talked about the illegal migrants, National Health Service,...

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Campaign chief for UK PM Rishi Sunak’s party steps aside in insider gambling scandal

Campaign chief for UK PM Rishi Sunak’s party steps aside in insider gambling scandal

In short: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s campaign chief and his wife, Tony Lee and Laura Saunders, are being investigated for allegedly betting on the election date with insider knowledge.  It follows an investigation being launched into Mr Sunak’s bodyguard and his aide Craig Williams. What’s next? Gambling Commission will investigate the claims about all...

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UK investigating second Tory candidate over election betting allegations

UK investigating second Tory candidate over election betting allegations

A senior Conservative Party lawmaker said Thursday it would be “reprehensible” for someone to use inside information to bet on Britain’s national election amid growing allegations that politicians or people close to them used their positions to profit on the vote. Asked Thursday about reports that the U.K.’s Gambling Commission was investigating a second Conservative...

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‘You are being paid crores…’: Ex-Pakistan cricketer blasts Babar Azam’s men for holidaying in UK after nightmarish T20 World Cup campaign- thesportstak

‘You are being paid crores…’: Ex-Pakistan cricketer blasts Babar Azam’s men for holidaying in UK after nightmarish T20 World Cup campaign- thesportstak

Atiq-uz-Zaman came down heavily on Pakistani players for holidaying in United Kingdom (UK) following Men in Green’s early elimination from T20 World Cup 2024. Pakistan’s disappointing group stage exit at the T20 World Cup 2024 has drawn criticism from former cricketer Atiq-uz-Zaman. Atiq-uz-Zaman slammed Pakistan players for holidaying in UK despite their nightmarish campaign in...

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Man Utd legend in surprise managerial talks to return to English football

Man Utd legend in surprise managerial talks to return to English football

Ruud van Nistelrooy is in talks with Championship club Burnley (Picture: Getty) Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy is in talks over a surprise return to English football as manager of Championship side Burnley. Van Nistelrooy has not stepped back into the dugout since leaving Dutch side PSV Eindhoven before the end of the 2022/23 season. The...

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UK: Conservative Party faces election gambling scandal | International

UK: Conservative Party faces election gambling scandal | International

A protection officer assigned to Britain’s Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has been arrested on allegations of placing bets on the timing of the country’s upcoming general election, which was unexpectedly called earlier than anticipated, the Metropolitan Police disclosed on Wednesday, The New York Times reported. According to a statement issued by the Metropolitan Police,...

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Babar Azam and Co. castigated by ex-Pakistan star over holidaying in UK after early WC exit: ‘You are being paid crores’

Babar Azam and Co. castigated by ex-Pakistan star over holidaying in UK after early WC exit: ‘You are being paid crores’

Showing no mercy on Pakistani players after the premature exit of the Green Army, former Pakistan cricketer Atiq-uz-Zaman lashed out at Babar Azam’s men for holidaying in the United Kingdom (UK). Runners-up in the 2022 edition of the T20 World Cup, Babar’s Pakistan side kickstarted their campaign with an embarrassing defeat at the hands of...

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Betting scandal engulfs UK election

Betting scandal engulfs UK election

British rules mean the date of an election is largely in the prime minister’s gift. Sunak took the country by surprise when he announced a snap poll for July 4. But it has since been revealed that two separate Conservative candidates and — in the latest bombshell — the party’s own director of campaigning, Tony...

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Kneecap to challenge government funding refusal

Kneecap to challenge government funding refusal

2 hours ago By Bernadette Allen, BBC News NI BBC Band member DJ Próvaí outside court with his solicitor Darragh Mackin The west Belfast rap group Kneecap has secured High Court permission to take legal action against the UK Government for blocking them from receiving a £15,000 funding award. The band has been granted leave to seek...

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Mortgage News: NatWest Makes Cuts As Bank Of England Holds Rate At 5.25%

Mortgage News: NatWest Makes Cuts As Bank Of England Holds Rate At 5.25%

Find out what’s happening with mortgage rates today and calculate monthly repayments across a range of different rates and deals. 20 June: Market Expects Bank Rate Reduction In August NatWest has cut the cost of fixed-rate mortgage deals by up to 0.17 percentage points ahead of today’s Bank of England Bank Rate announcement, writes Jo...

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UK watchdog investigating a second candidate over election betting, reports say

UK watchdog investigating a second candidate over election betting, reports say

LONDON — A senior Conservative Party lawmaker said Thursday it would be “reprehensible” for someone to use inside information to bet on the date of Britain’s national election amid growing allegations that politicians or people close to them used their positions to profit on the vote. Asked Thursday about reports that the U.K.’s Gambling Commission...