The paper says the book corroborates allegations made by a former Soviet defector who said Mr Foot had received a series of “clandestine payments” from the KGB. The revelations come 23 years after the former Labour leader called such claims a “big lie” and successfully sued the paper.
This Christmas the world-famous department store Harrods will be invoking a bit of Ebenezer Scrooge, according to the Daily Telegraph. The paper visits to Santa’s grotto will be by invitation only, and only accessible to rewards customers.
After a backlash from parents, Harrods commented that admissions would be “extremely limited” with “a range of factors” used to determine who was invited.
Image copyright Google Image caption Curzon Ashton’s Tameside Stadium where the violence erupted during a family cycling event Police have condemned the “appalling” violence at a cycling festival in Greater Manchester that saw nine people hurt and eight men arrested. Thirty protesters stormed the Eritrean event at Curzon Ashton’s Tameside Stadium on Saturday, throwing bottles, […]
British volunteer, Anna Campbell, 26, has died fighting with the all-female Kurdish armed unit, the YPJ in Syria, her father has told the BBC. Dirk Campbell said he was “in pieces” over her death. He said he had known she might be killed when she went to help the Kurdish fighters battle the Islamic State […]
Image copyright Durham RPU Image caption A police spokesperson said the rifle is thought to be used in paintballing A man has been arrested after being seen carrying a rifle in the street late at night. Durham Police received reports of a man carrying a rifle in Crook in County Durham in the late hours […]