Women will lead the charge to replace Jeremy Corbyn if party defeated

Keir Starmer is outnumbered as Labour seeks its Maggie: Women will lead the charge to replace Jeremy Corbyn if the party crashes to defeat in the general election

  • Party insiders say Sir Keir would be the only plausible male candidate in the race
  • He is expected to be outnumbered five to one by female Labour contenders
  • The party has never elected a female leader but is now facing mounting pressure

Sir Keir Starmer (pictured) would also be the only plausible male candidate in the race

Women will lead the charge to replace Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader if the party crashes to defeat on Thursday, writes Brendan Carlin.

Rivals have been accused of jostling for position, with allies of beleaguered Mr Corbyn claiming last night that all the main contenders had leadership campaigns ‘ready to go’. 

They mocked a new Election campaign video on Brexit spokesman Sir Keir Starmer’s Instagram site as ‘a thinly veiled biopic’ to boost his tilt at the top job.

Party insiders say Sir Keir, a leading party moderate, would also be the only plausible male candidate in the race.

The arch-Remainer and North London MP is expected to be outnumbered five to one by female contenders in a party that has never elected a female leader but is facing mounting pressure to change that.

Sources say the early favourite would be high-profile schools spokesman Angela Rayner, who earlier this year joked about her weight loss, saying: ‘Fat birds don’t win elections.’


Rebecca Long-Bailey (left) and Jess Phillips (right)

Sources say the early favourite would be high-profile schools spokesman Angela Rayner who appeals to Labour moderates

Mrs Rayner, who has been careful to court moderates, will also be backed by colleagues who now insist that Labour must have a leader from the North. 

But in what will be a bitter Left versus Right battle for the party’s soul, Corbynistas are expected to be torn between Shadow Business Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey and Left-wing firebrand Laura Pidcock, who faces a fight to hold her North West Durham seat.


Laura Pidcock (left) and Emily Thornberry (right)

Emily Thornberry, the party’s pro-Remain foreign affairs spokesman, is also expected to launch a leadership bid, with sources suggesting she will have the backing of a leading Labour peer. 

Corbyn critic Jess Phillips, who once warned she would knife her leader ‘in the front’ if she felt he was damaging the party’s Election prospects, previously said she would consider standing if Mr Corbyn stepped aside.

Many Labour figures say Mr Corbyn’s position will be untenable if he leads the party to another Election defeat – but Corbyn ally and Unite union boss Len McCluskey has said he should stay on for a ‘period of reflection’. 

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Mother who lost tongue to cancer has new organ made from arm skin

Mother-of-two who lost her tongue to cancer had it replaced with skin from her ARM – as she reveals the joy of still being able to drink a cup of tea

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 
  • Stephanie Wigglesworth was diagnosed with rare Squamous Cell Carcinoma  
  • 3×3 inch section of flesh was removed from her forearm and made into a tongue 
  • Now, she shared her happiness at being able to drink tea as she ‘really loves tea’

A mother-of-two who lost half her tongue to a rare oral cancer has revealed her joy at still being able to drink a cup of tea following a life-saving transplant.

Stephanie Wigglesworth, 36, was given a replica tongue made out of skin from her arm after she was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

The procedure, in 2013, involved a 3×3 inch section of flesh from her left forearm being removed and rolled into a shape that would work as a tongue.

And now, Ms Wigglesworth, who uses a feeding tube to eat but is cancer free, has spoken out about the food she misses, but is overjoyed at the fact that she ‘can still drink tea’.

Stephanie Wigglesworth was given a replica tongue made out of skin from her arm, after she was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma

She told The Daily Star: ‘I miss all of the lovely food we used to eat as a family… but at least I can still drink tea. I really love tea.’ 

Immediately after the transplant, she could only communicate by writing. 

But after intensive speech therapy she was able to say her first words – the names of her children Keiran, and Daisy.

Ms Wigglesworth told MailOnline: ‘To fear you’ll never say your kids’ names again is the most horrible thing. 

‘It takes nine different muscles just to swallow so I had a lot to learn.

‘Keiran’s a difficult name to say. That was a challenge as my tongue was swollen and had stitches in it.’

But 12 days after her surgery, she mastered ‘Keiran’ and ‘Daisy’ and had her first conversation with husband Gary.

Ms Wigglesworth added: ‘I still slur sometimes, but my children ­understand me better than anyone else.

‘If I start to lose my voice Keiran explains what I’m trying to say.’

The procedure, in 2013, involved a 3×3 inches section of flesh from her left forearm being removed and rolled into a shape that would work as a tongue

It was in January 2013, that Ms Wigglesworth first noticed her tongue felt numb.

At her local hospital in Peterborough she was diagnosed with stage two tongue cancer, which had spread to her lymph nodes.

Ms Wigglesworth recalled: ‘The doctors were very clear. Removing half my tongue followed by a transplant was the only treatment.’

In March 2013, surgeons at the world-renowned Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge performed a nine-hour transplant operation.

She said: ‘When I first came round it was awful. I couldn’t speak. I couldn’t even swallow. I felt disgusting. I had to use a whiteboard to ­communicate with Gary.

And now, Ms Wigglesworth has spoken out about the food she misses, but is overjoyed at the fact that she ‘can still drink tea’. Pictured: Her arm after the procedure

‘I tried to describe how I was feeling and ask about the children, but was awfully tired and in a lot of pain. It was so frustrating.’

Ms Wigglesworth’s voice also changed, going from a light tone to a raspy one. She said: ‘I sounded like a different person.’

Further treatment included a ­gruelling course of radiotherapy.

The transplant made eating difficult but Ms Wigglesworth reached a milestone when she managed to tuck into Christmas dinner with her family.

Ms Wigglesworth writes a blog titled my Cancer and Me.

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Fur-stive greetings! More cash is spent on pets than grandparents

Fur-stive greetings! More money is spent at Christmas on pets than grandparents – but children under 16 still come out on top, survey finds

  •  £20.02 is splashed out on average on grandparents but £27.34 is spent on pets
  •  Britons will spend £33 billion on Christmas gifts during the course of this year
  •  Experts are warning people ‘it’s easy to fall into debt’ at Christmas

Grandparents in the UK have less money spent on them at Christmas than the family pet, according to a survey.

A poll of 2,000 Britons found that the average person spends just £20.02 on each grandparent compared with £27.34 on a pet.

The highest spending was on children under 16, at £129.79, partners, £120.51, children over 16, £105.99, mums, £63.51, dads, £51.81, and siblings, £47.46.

Festive treat: But grandparents will not be spoilt as much as pets when it comes to festive presents 

Spoilt pets: Dogs will be among the pets which will have lots of cash splashed out on them this Christmas

 It is estimated that Britons will spent a total of £33 billion on Christmas gifts this year.

Salman Haqqi, of money.co.uk which carried out the poll, urged people to budget. ‘With high expectations to meet, it’s easy to fall into debt,’ he added.                

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Judge hauls yob, 16, back to court for flouting youth order

‘I’m not some windbag in a silly cloak’ : Judge hauls yob, 16, back to court for flouting youth order after he spared him jail for attack that left cyclist brain damaged

  • Judge Edward Burgess lectured the teenager at Reading Crown Court
  • The juvenile went on the run after being accused of breaching a court order
  • He previously avoided jail for attacking a cyclist who then had a heart attack 

Judge Edward Burgess gave a 16-year-old a dressing down at Reading Crown Court

A judge told a teenager he was not ‘some windbag in a silly cloak’ as he gave the boy a wigging for flouting his generosity in sparing him jail.

Judge Edward Burgess lectured the 16-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, adding: ‘I am not some glorified social worker, I am a Crown Court judge.’

Stating that he thought the boy, who went on the run after breaching a court order, was sticking two fingers up at him, Judge Burgess added: ‘I am not here to be touchy feely forever and a day.’

He warned the juvenile that unless ‘he pulled his finger out’ he would be finding himself in a prison cell.

The defendant had previously avoided jail despite attacking a cyclist who went on to suffer a heart attack and technically ‘died’ in hospital.

The teenager had been due to appear at Reading Crown Court nine days ago accused of breaching the terms of his youth rehabilitation order but had gone on the run.

Judge Burgess who had previously spared the teenager jail for a shocking attack on cyclist Richard Smart, issued a bench warrant for the teenager’s arrest and he was brought into court where he sat in the dock behind a locked door.

The judge, who ordered the teenager to stand up in the dock, told him: ‘I am not some glorified social worker. I am not here to be touchy feely for forever and a day. I am a Crown Court judge.

‘I gave you a chance, you have thrown it back in my face. I can tell you that when I read these reports I was extremely angry. I felt that you were simply sticking two fingers up.

‘You may think this is all stuff and nonsense from some windbag judge sitting here in a silly cloak, but it is not. Frankly, I think you have been taking the mick since I imposed this Order on you.’

Judge Burgess had previously spared the teenager jail for a shocking attack on cyclist Richard Smart (pictured)

The judge told the teenage defendant he would give him a final chance and would call him back to court on January 6 to check if he had complied with his youth order, or face a custodial sentence.

He added: ‘You would not like custody. You are really going to have to pull your finger out.’

The youth order had been imposed on the teenager after he and another boy, aged just 12 years, had battered Mr Smart, a cyclist who had a heart attack and suffered brain damage on May 20 last year.

After hearing how the young man was sorry for causing Mr Smart grievous bodily harm without intent, Judge Burgess spared him jail but made him the subject of a 12-month Youth Rehabilitation Order, with a supervision requirement, 60 hours of reparation and a three-month curfew added on to one he was already serving, as well as a five-year restraining order preventing him from seeing Mr Smart.

Judge Burgess ordered the teenager back to Reading Crown Court last week, explaining: ‘He has shown flagrant disregard for the terms of the Order I imposed upon him throughout its duration hitherto.’

However, the young defendant had not appeared in court and a lawyer representing him told the court he had a bad back, but police could not find him at his home address and discovered he had not been there for the previous two nights, in breach of his bail.

A lawyer representing the teenager said: ‘As he sits there in the cells downstairs and in the dock, not being able to open that door, the seriousness of the situation that he is in is beginning very firmly to dawn on him.

‘This is the time to grow up, otherwise the doors do not open from the inside and the walls are simply concrete.’

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UK weather forecast – Fears of weekend travel chaos as map shows Britain at centre of 80mph Storm Atiyah – The Sun

BRITS are braced for travel chaos this weekend as the country looks set to be smashed by 80mph gales.

A dramatic weather map shows Britain at the centre of Storm Atiyah – which is the Met Office's first named storm of the season.

The storm will blow through the South West and South on Sunday before coming across the rest of the UK.

The Met Office has issued “severe” yellow weather warnings for wind on Sunday and Monday.

Forecasters warned delays on roads and railways are likely along with air and ferry services.

The Met Office has warned of gales up 80mph along parts of Wales, Cornwall and the North coast of Devon.

Coastal routes and seafronts could be affected by spray or large waves.

Simon Partidge, a Met Office forecaster, told The Sun Online: "By Sunday night things will ramp up more.

"We will see strong winds in South West England and along the South coast as far as Portsmouth and up the coast to West coast of Wales.

"There will still be a risk of gusts across the UK and those are the ones associated with the storm.

"The most exposed coastlines in Wales, Cornwall and the North coast of Devon could see gales from 70 to 80mph."




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The miserable weather starts on Saturday as it will be wet for the most of the UK.

Mr Partridge said: "On Saturday, winds will gradually pick up throughout the day and it will start to turn increasingly cloudier from the West.

"Overnight is when things will start to get windier and we will have a fairly wet and windy spell of weather.

"A band of rain will move across the UK overnight and it will be heavy in some places, but will move very quickly because of the wind.

"There will be strong winds across all parts of the UK overnight including some coastal gales.

"Throughout the day along the West coast showers will come and they will be very blistery and heavy at times and there is a risk of a little hale and thunder."

By Monday the winds will move to the East coast as Mr Partridge warns of localised flooding.

He said: "Things will calm down on Monday and the winds will head to the East coast.

"For the first half of Monday we will get strong northerly winds along the North Sea coast, which will coincide with mini spring tides.

"That means there is a risk of localised flooding in coastal areas.

"By Tuesday we will get another spell of wet and windy weather from another frontal system and there is potential for further warnings but it is too early to predict that now."

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6 Saudi nationals detained for questioning after NAS Pensacola shooting: official

Special Report – Friday, December 6

Today on ‘Special Report’, Bret Baier discusses the deadly shooting at a Florida naval air station; plus, the White House rejects the invitation to attend the impeachment hearings.

Six Saudi nationals were detained for questioning Friday near a naval air station in Pensacola, Fla., after a Saudi gunman opened fire there, killing three people before being shot dead by officers, a senior U.S. official told Fox News.

The FBI, which is leading the investigation into the shooting — which took place Friday morning at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola in Florida – declined to reveal the identity of the shooter in the early stages of the investigation, but a U.S. official told Fox News the gunman was an aviation student from Saudi Arabia named Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.

NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA SHOOTER WAS SAUDI AVIATION STUDENT, INVESTIGATORS EYE POTENTIAL TERROR LINK

Alshamrani was said to be a student in a U.S. Navy training program for foreign military personnel.

That program is aimed at "immersing international students in our U.S. Navy training and culture" to help "build partnership capacity for both the present and for the years ahead," Cmdr. Bill Gibson, the center’s officer in charge, said in 2017. "These relationships are truly a win-win for everyone involved."

The main gate at Naval Air Station Pensacola is seen in Pensacola, Fla., March 16, 2016. (U.S. Navy photo by Patrick Nichols)

But Friday's events caused many officials and lawmakers to call for deeper scrutiny of the security measures and vetting that goes into selecting trainees.

Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote on Twitter that he is calling for a "full review" of the Navy training programs after investigators said they were exploring the possibility that the attack is related to terrorism.

"I'm very concerned that the shooter in Pensacola was a foreign national training on a U.S. base. Today, I'm calling for a full review of the U.S. military programs to train foreign nationals on American soil. We shouldn't be providing military training to people who wish us harm," Scott wrote.

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wrote on Twitter that Friday's events "exposed some serious flaw" in the vetting process that trainees undergo before entering the program.

Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters Friday that his first priority is supporting the ongoing investigation and determining the shooter's motives.

"I want to make sure we’re doing our due diligence to understand what are our procedures" concerning the training programs, he added.

Esper referred to the shooter as a Saudi national who was a second lieutenant in flight training.

Sources told Fox News that the scene of the shooting — a classroom, where students usually spend three months at the beginning of the program — indicated that the shooter was a student who was “early” in his training.

The majority of the hundreds of foreign aviation students who have participated in the program are from Saudi Arabia, the Navy said. The Naval training program has about 1,500 pilots in total.

Saudis have received training at the Pensacola site since the 1970s, with as many as 20 students from the Middle Eastern country in any given class, sources told Fox News. Many of the students are often from the Royal Family, putting pressure on officials to pass pilots through the training program in an attempt to preserve diplomacy with the U.S. ally.

Many U.S. military pilots have complained for decades that some of the Saudi pilots are not safe flyers, sources said.

Security at the base had been beefed up over the last five years and the addition of a front gate barred access to civilians from neighboring Pensacola. It would take civilians about 45 minutes to get through security at the front gate but not every car is always checked, sources said.

“The government of Saudi Arabia needs to make things better for these victims," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who said he had spoken to President Trump about the shooting, told reporters during a news conference Friday afternoon. "They are going to owe a debt here given that this is one of their individuals.”

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed "its deep distress" following the shooting and offered "its sincere condolences to the victims' families, and wishes the injured a speedy recovery," it said in a statement on Friday.

"The perpetrator of this horrific attack does not represent the Saudi people whatsoever. The American people are held in the highest regard by the Saudi people," the ministry said."Building upon the strong ties between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, and in continuation of the ongoing cooperation between the two countries’ security agencies, the Saudi security agencies will provide full support to the US authorities to investigate the circumstances of this crime.​"

President Trump also said that he spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia after the shooting and that the foreign leader "called to express his sincere condolences and give his sympathies to the families and friends of the warriors who were killed and wounded in the attack that took place in Pensacola, Florida."

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“The King said that the Saudi people are greatly angered by the barbaric actions of the shooter, and that this person in no way shape or form represents the feelings of the Saudi people who love the American people,” Trump added.

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The 100 seats where tactical votes could win it for Boris and Brexit

Revealed: The 100 seats where tactical votes could win it for Boris and Brexit

On Thursday, the country goes to the polls in the most important election for a generation.

At stake is not just who occupies 10 Downing Street for the next five years but the fate of Brexit.

With many polls showing a narrowing of the gap between the two major parties, Tory strategists warn a few thousand votes could make the difference between Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn running the UK.

And with so many marginal seats in play, a few tens of thousands of votes could mean the difference between victory for the Tories and defeat.

Across the country, up to 100,000 Labour and Momentum activists are flooding these critical marginals to try to swing it for Mr Corbyn.

Meanwhile, senior Tory strategists fear support for the Brexit Party could split the Leave vote in tight races and let in Labour MPs through the back door. There are two ways you can make a difference.

Today the Mail publishes its tactical voting guide to pinpoint the 100 Labour seats where Brexit Party supporters could vote Tory to ensure a Leave-backing MP enters Parliament, and the seats where Labour Brexiteers should back Mr Johnson’s candidate. 

The second way to make a difference is by taking up the Conservatives’ offer to help voters who may struggle to get to the polling station on Thursday – especially if the weather is bad.

Mr Johnson has launched a website called Your Plan to Vote which will put voters in touch with Tory activists in their area. 

By filling in a few personal details, you can make sure you don’t miss out on your chance to influence the UK’s future in this critical election.

As well as offering help with getting to the polling booth, the site will send reminder emails to make sure you don’t forget in five days’ time. 

You will also be asked approximately what time you plan to go to the polling booth – whether in the morning, at lunchtime, during the afternoon or evening – to help organisers arrange transport, and whether you are voting with friends, family, neighbours or on your own.

There is a box to tick to confirm that you need help getting to the polling station – or if you simply want an email reminder on the day. 

Voters can also share their plan for election day with friends on Facebook or Twitter.

The site says: ‘The best way to get a friend to vote Conservative is if they know you’ve planned to vote yourself.’ 

100 Labour seats where Brexit Party supporters could vote Tory to stop Labour

Nigel Farage’s Brexit party began the election campaign promising to stand candidates in every constituency. 

Farage, however, backtracked after complaints from many of his supporters that he could deprive the Conservatives of a majority, thereby putting Brexit at risk. 

The Brexit Party withdrew all its candidates from Conservative-held seats, but will be fighting Labour-held seats, some of which Boris Johnson needs to snatch if he is to win a majority. 

On Thursday, a number of Brexit Party MEPs resigned, and encouraged all Brexit Party supporters to vote Tory.

The seats below are the ones the Conservatives have the best chance of winning from Labour — and where people who want to vote for the Brexit party should reconsider, and vote Conservative to make sure Brexit happens on January 31.

It should be noted that according to a major YouGov poll last week, Nigel Farage’s party has no chance of winning in any of these constituencies. 

So these are crunch Labour-held seats where a Brexit Party vote, however well intentioned, is effectively a vote for Jeremy Corbyn . . . whose Brexit policy is nothing less than a shambles that will see Britain plunged into an acrimonious and costly second referendum.

1. Ashfield

2017: Lab majority 441

YouGov projection for 2019:

Lab 32%

Con 43%

Brexit 11%

Vote Lee Anderson to defeat Natalie Fleet

2. Ashton-under-Lyne

2017: Lab maj 11,295

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 33%

Brexit 15%

Vote Dan Costello to unseat Angela Rayner

3. Barnsley East

2017: Lab maj 13,283

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 27%

Brexit 24%

Vote Adam Gregg to unseat Stephanie Peacock

4. Batley and Spen

2017: Lab maj 8,961

2019 poll: Lab 44%

Con 36%

Brexit 8%

Vote Mark Brooks to defeat Tracy Brabin

5. Barrow and Furness

2017: Lab maj 209

2019 poll: Lab 35%

Con 50%

Brexit 7%

Vote Simon Fell to defeat Chris Altree

6. Bedford

2017: Lab maj 789

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 40%

Brexit 6%

Vote Ryan Henson to unseat Mohammad Yasin

7. Birmingham Erdington

2017: Lab maj 7,285

2019 poll: Lab 47%

Con 36%

Brexit 8%

Vote Robert Alden to unseat Jack Dromey (pictured)

8. Birmingham Northfield

2017: Lab maj 4,667

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 40%

Brexit 7%

Vote Gary Sambrook to unseat Richard Burden

9. Bishop Auckland

2017: Lab maj 502

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 47%

Brexit 8%

Vote Dehenna Davison to unseat Helen Goodman

10. Blackpool South

2017: Lab maj 2,523

2019 poll: Lab 37%

Con 43%

Brexit 11%

Vote Scott Benton to unseat Gordon Marsden

11. Blyth Valley

2017: Lab maj 7,915

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 37%

Brexit: 9%

Vote Ian Levy to defeat Susan Dungworth

12. Bolsover

2017: Lab maj 5,288

2019 poll: Lab 38%

Con 42%

Brexit 12%

Vote Mark Fletcher to unseat Dennis Skinner

13. Bolton North East

2017: Lab maj 3,797

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 41%

Brexit 9%

Vote Mark Logan to defeat David Crausby

14. Bradford South

2017: Lab maj 6,700

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 37%

Brexit 12%

Vote Narinder Sekhon to unseat Judith Cummins

15. Burnley

2017: Lab maj 6,353

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 31%

Brexit 16%

Vote Antony Higginbotham to unseat Julie Cooper

16. Bury North

2017: Lab maj 4,375

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 43%

Brexit 6%

Vote James Daly to unseat James Frith

17. Bury South

2017: Lab maj 5,965

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 43%

Brexit 5%

Vote Christian Wakeford to defeat Lucy Burke

18. Carshalton & WALLINGTON

2017: LibDem maj 1,369

2019 poll: LD 41%

Con 40%

Brexit 5%

Vote Elliot Colburn to unseat Tom Brake

19. Chesterfield

2017: Lab maj 9,605

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 36%

Brexit 9% 

Vote Leigh Higgins to unseat Toby Perkins

20. City of Durham

2017: Lab maj 12,364

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 32%

Brexit 9%

Vote William Morgan to defeat Mary Foy

21. Clwyd South

2017: Lab maj 4,356

2019 poll: Lab 41%

Con 43%

Brexit 6%

Vote Simon Baynes to unseat Susan Elan Jones

22. Colne Valley

2017: Lab maj 915

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 44%

Brexit 6%

Vote Jason McCartney to unseat Thelma Walker

23. Coventry North West

2017: Lab maj 8,580

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 40%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Clare Golby to defeat Taiwo Owatemi

24. Coventry South

2017: Lab maj 7,947

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 40%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Mattie Heaven to defeat Zarah Sultana

25. Crewe and Nantwich

2017: Lab maj 48

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 43%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Kieran Mullan to unseat Laura Smith

26. Croydon Central

2017: Lab maj 5,652

2019 poll: Lab 45%

Con 39%

Brexit 4%

n Vote Mario Creatura to unseat Sarah Jones

27. Dagenham and Rainham

2017: Lab maj 4,652

2019 poll: Lab 38%

Con 40%

Brexit 11%

n Vote Damian White to unseat Jon Cruddas (above)

28. Darlington

2017: Lab maj 3,280

2019 poll: Lab 41%

Con 43%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Peter Gibson to unseat Jenny Chapman

29. Delyn

2017: Lab maj 4,240

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 43%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Rob Roberts to unseat David Hanson

30. Derby North

2017: Lab maj 2,015

2019 poll: Lab 36%

Con 44%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Amanda Solloway to defeat Tony Tinley

31. Dewsbury

2017: Lab maj 3,321

2019 poll: Lab 41%

Con 42%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Mark Eastwood to unseat Paula Sherriff

32. Don Valley

2017: Lab maj 5,169

2019 poll: Lab 33%

Con 41%

Brexit 14%

n Vote Nick Fletcher to unseat Caroline Flint

33. Doncaster Central

2017: Lab maj 10,131

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 33%

Brexit 15%

n Vote Roberto Weeden-Sanz to unseat Rosie Winterton

34. Doncaster North

2017: Lab maj 14,024

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 29%

Brexit 19%

n Vote Katrina Sale to unseat Ed Miliband

35. Dudley North

2017: Lab maj 22

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 46%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Marco Longhi to defeat Melanie Dudley

36. Eltham

2017: Lab maj 6,296

2019 poll: Lab 45%

Con 38%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Louie French to unseat Clive Efford

37. Enfield North

2017: Lab maj 10,247

2019 poll: Lab 46%

Con 37%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Joanne Laban to defeat Feryal Clark

38. Enfield Southgate

2017: Lab maj 4,355

2019 poll: Lab 45%

Con 40%

Brexit 3%

n Vote David Burrowes to unseat Bambos Charalambous

39. Erith and Thamesmead

2017: Lab maj 10,014

2019 poll: Lab 41%

Con 38%

Brexit 8%

n Vote Joe Robertson to defeat Abena Oppong-Asare

40. Gedling

2017: Lab maj 4,694

2019 poll: Lab 44%

Con 41%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Tom Randall to unseat Vernon Coaker (above)

41. Gower

2017: Lab maj 3,269

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 42%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Francesca O’Brien to unseat Tonia Antoniazzi

42. Great Grimsby

2017: Lab maj 2,565

2019 poll: Lab 37%

Con 42%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Lia Nici to unseat Melanie Onn

43. Halifax

2017: Lab maj 5,376

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 36%

Brexit 12%

n Vote Kashif Ali to unseat Holly Lynch

44. Hartlepool

2017: Lab maj 7,650

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 31%

Brexit 23%

n Vote Stefan Houghton to unseat Mike Hill

45. Hemsworth

2017: Lab maj 10,174

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 33%

Brexit 16%

n Vote Louise Calland to unseat Jon Trickett

46. Heywood and Middleton

2017: Lab maj 7,617

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 38%

Brexit 14%

n Vote Chris Clarkson to unseat Liz McInnes

47. High Peak

2017: Lab maj 2,322

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 42%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Robert Largan to unseat Ruth George

48. Hyndburn

2017: Lab maj 5,815

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 43%

Brexit 10%

n Vote Sarah Britcliffe to unseat Graham Jones

49. Ilford North

2017: Lab maj 9,639

2019 poll: Lab 47%

Con 38%

Brexit 4%

n Vote Howard Berlin to unseat Wes Streeting

50. Ipswich

2017: Lab maj 831

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 43%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Tom Hunt to unseat Sandy Martin

51. Keighley

2017: Lab maj 249

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 43%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Robbie Moore to unseat John Grogan (above)

52. Kingston-upon-Hull East

2017: Lab maj 10,396

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 29%

Brexit 21%

n Vote Rachel Storer to unseat Karl Turner

53. Kingston-upon-Hull West and Hessle

2017: Lab maj 8,025

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 31%

Brexit 16%

n Vote Scott Bell to unseat Emma Hardy

54. Lancaster and fleetwood

2017: Lab maj 6,661

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 40%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Louise Thistlethwaite to unseat Cat Smith

55. Leigh

2017: Lab maj 9,554

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 40%

Brexit 12%

n Vote James Grundy to unseat Joanne Platt (above)

56. Lincoln

2017: Lab maj 1,538

2019 poll: Lab 44%

Con 41%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Karl McCartney to defeat Karen Lee

57. Llanelli

2017: Lab maj 12,024

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 27%

Brexit 14%

n Vote Tamara Reay to unseat Nia Griffith

58. Makerfield

2017: Lab maj 13,542

2019 poll: Lab 44%

Con 33%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Nick King to unseat Yvonne Fovargue

59. Newport East

2017: Lab maj 8,003

2019 poll: Lab 45%

Con 35%

Brexit 8%

n Vote Mark Brown to unseat Jessica Morden

60. Newport West

2017: Lab maj 5,658

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 39%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Matthew Evans to defeat Ruth Jones

61. Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford

2017: Lab maj 14,499

2019 poll: Lab 40%

Con 32%

Brexit 18%

n Vote Andrew Lee to unseat Yvette Cooper

62. North West Durham

2017: Lab maj 8,792

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 34%

Brexit 12%

n Vote Richard Holden to unseat Laura Pidcock

63. Oldham East and Saddleworth

2017: Lab maj 8,182

2019 poll: Lab 42%

Con 35%

Brexit 12%

n Vote Tom Lord to unseat Debbie Abrahams (above)

64. Penistone and Stocksbridge

2017: Lab maj 1,322

2019 poll: Lab 34%

Con 43%

Brexit 12%

n Vote Miriam Cates to defeat Francyne Johnson

65. Peterborough

2017: Lab maj 607

2019 poll: Lab 39%

Con 43%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Paul Bristow to unseat Lisa Forbes

66. Plymouth Sutton

AND Devonport

2017: Lab maj 6,807

2019 poll: Lab 45%

Con 40%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Rebecca Smith to unseat Luke Pollard

67. Reading East

2017: Lab maj 3,749

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 39%

Brexit 2%

n Vote Craig Morley to unseat Matt Rodda

68. Redcar

2017: Lab maj 9,485

2019 poll: Lab 41%

Con 33%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Jacob Young to unseat Anna Turley

69. Rother Valley

2017: Lab maj 3,882

2019 poll: Lab 33%

Con 40%

Brexit 16%

n Vote Alexander Stafford to defeat Sophie Wilson

70. Rotherham

2017: Lab maj 11,387

2019 poll: Lab 43%

Con 29%

Brexit 19%

n Vote Gerri Hickton to unseat Sarah Champion

71. Scunthorpe

2017: Lab maj 3,431

Lab 40%

Con 42%

Brexit 10%

n Vote Holly Mumby-Croft to unseat Nic Dakin

72. Sedgefield

2017: Lab maj 6,059

Lab 41%

Con 40%

Brexit 9%

n Vote Paul Howell to unseat Phil Wilson

73. Sheffield South East

2017: Lab maj 11,798

Lab 45%

Con 33%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Marc Bayliss to unseat Clive Betts

74. Stalybridge and Hyde

2017: Lab maj 8,084

Lab 43%

Con 39%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Tayub Amjad to unseat Jonathan Reynolds

75. Stockton North

2017: Lab maj 8,715

Lab 42%

Con 39%

Brexit 11%

n Vote Steven Jackson to unseat Alex Cunningham

76. Stockton South

2017: Lab maj 888

Lab 41%

Con 47%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Matt Vickers to unseat Paul Williams

77. Stoke-on-Trent Central

2017: Lab maj 3,897

Lab 39%

Con 40%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Jo Gideon to unseat Gareth Snell

78. Stoke-on-Trent North

2017: Lab maj 2,359

Lab 37%

Con 42%

Brexit 11%

n Vote Jonathan Gullis to unseat Ruth Smeeth

79. Stroud

2017: Lab maj 687

Lab 43%

Con 47%

Brexit 3%

n Vote Siobhan Baillie to unseat David Drew

80. Torfaen

2017: Lab maj 10,240

Lab 45%

Con 31%

Brexit 12%

n Vote Graham Smith to defeat Nick Thomas-Symonds

81. Tynemouth

2017: Lab maj 11,666

Lab 46%

Con 39%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Lewis Bartoli to unseat Alan Campbell

82. Vale of Clwyd

2017: Lab maj 2,379

Lab 41%

Con 43%

Brexit 6%

n Vote James Davies to unseat Chris Ruane

83. Wakefield

2017: Lab maj 2,176

Lab 36%

Con 47%

Brexit 9%

n Vote Imran Ahmad-Khan to unseat Mary Creagh

84. Walsall South

2017: Lab maj 8,892

Lab 43%

Con 39%

Brexit 8%

n Vote Gurjit Bains to defeat Valerie Vaz

85. Wansbeck

2017: Lab maj 10,435

Lab 44%

Con 32%

Brexit 9%

n Vote Jack Gebhard to unseat Ian Lavery

86. Warrington North

2017: Lab maj 9,582

Lab 42%

Con 36%

Brexit 10%

n Vote Wendy Maisey to defeat Charlotte Nichols

87. Warrington South

2017: Lab maj 2,549

Lab 41%

Con 45%

Brexit 4%

n Vote Andy Carter to unseat Faisal Rashid

88. Warwick and Leamington

2017: Lab maj 1,206

Lab 39%

Con 42%

Brexit 3%

n Vote Jack Rankin to unseat Matt Western

89. Weaver Vale

2017: Lab maj 3,928

Lab 42%

Con 42%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Adam Wordsworth to unseat Mike Amesbury

90. Wentworth AND Dearne

2017: Lab maj 14,803

Lab 45%

Con 33%

Brexit 14%

n Vote Emily Barley to unseat John Healey (above)

91. West Bromwich East

2017: Lab maj 7,713

Lab 39%

Con 40%

Brexit 9%

n Vote Nicola Richards to defeat Ibrahim Dogus

92. West Bromwich West

2017: Lab maj 4,460

Lab 38%

Con 41%

Brexit 13%

n Vote Shaun Bailey to defeat James Cunningham

93. Wirral South

2017: Lab maj 8,323

Lab 45%

Con 39%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Stewart Gardiner to unseat Alison McGovern

94. Wirral West

2017: Lab maj 5,365

Lab 45%

Con 39%

Brexit 6%

n Vote Laura Evans to unseat Margaret Greenwood

95. Wolverhampton North East

2017: Lab maj 4,587

Lab 39%

Con 43%

Brexit 10%

n Vote Jane Stevenson to unseat Emma Reynolds (above)

96. Wolverhampton South East

2017: Lab maj 8,514

Lab 45%

Con 36%

Brexit 11%

n Vote Ahmed Ejaz to unseat Pat McFadden

97. Wolverhampton South West

2017: Lab maj 2,185

Lab 41%

Con 47%

Brexit 5%

n Vote Stuart Anderson to unseat Eleanor Smith

98. Workington

2017: Lab maj 3,925

Lab 40%

Con 41%

Brexit 9%

n Vote Mark Jenkinson to unseat Sue Hayman

99. Worsley and Eccles South

2017: Lab maj 8,379

Lab 42%

Con 39%

Brexit 8%

n Vote Arnie Saunders to unseat Barbara Keeley

100. Wrexham

2017: Lab maj 1,832

Lab 38%

Con 42%

Brexit 7%

n Vote Sarah Atherton to defeat Mary Wimbury

Where Labor-supporting Brexiteers could vote Tory to get the job done 

According to YouGov, 35 per cent of people who voted Labour at the 2015 General Election went on to vote Leave in the 2016 referendum.

Jeremy Corbyn — a lifelong Brexit campaigner until three years ago — may or may not have changed his position, but many Labour voters still want us to leave the EU.

Some are so appalled by Labour’s flip-flopping on the issue and Corbyn’s inability to say what he now thinks, that they might consider voting Conservative this time to make sure Brexit is delivered.

These are seats which Labour has no real prospect of winning in any case, so habitual Labour supporters can vote Conservative without feeling they are depriving their own party of a seat.

101. Argyll and Bue

SNP majority over Tories: 1,328

Labour voteL 6,044 last time

Vote Gary Mulvaney to unseat Bendan O’Hara

102. Ayrshire Central

SNP majority over Tories: 1,267

Labour vote: 11,762

Vote Derek Stillie to unseat Philippa Whitford

103. Ayrshire North and Arran

SNP majority over Tories: 3,663 

Labour vote: 13,040

Vote David Rocks to unseat Patricia Gibson

104. Bath

Lib Dem majority: 5,694

Labour vote: 7,279

Vote Annabel Tall to unseat Wera Hobhouse  

Where Tory supporters could vote for a minority party to keep Labour out

Vote Lib Dem in:

110. Bermondsey and Old Southwark

The LibDems’ promise to rescind Article 50 is anathema to many Conservatives, but contrary to Jo Swinson’s hubris at the beginning of the election campaign, there is zero chance of her finding herself in a position to do so.

The Tories can’t win here, but there is a chance the LibDems could overhaul Labour’s 12,972 majority in what used to be a LibDem seat.

Vote Humaira Ali to unseat Neil Coyle. (2017: Lab 31,161, LD 18,189, Con 7,581)

111. Cambridge

Cambridge was a Conservative seat in the 1980s, but the party has fallen into third place in recent years. The LibDems have a far better chance of overcoming Labour’s 12,661 majority, especially as the election is outside the university term and Labour-voting students will have gone home.

Vote Rod Cantrill to unseat Daniel Zeichner (2017: Lab 29,032, LD 16,371, Con 9,133)

112. Sheffield Hallam

Nick Clegg’s old seat was lost to Labour in 2017 in one of the biggest upsets of the night. The Conservatives are in a poor third place according to the latest YouGov poll, but they can help the LibDems keep the seat out of Corbyn’s clutches.

Vote Laura Gordon to defeat Olivia Blake (2017: Lab 21,881, LD 19,756, Con 13,561)

Vote Plaid Cymru in:

113. Arfon

Plaid Cymru already holds Arfon, but on a wafer-thin majority of 92. The Tories were in a poor third place last time and the YouGov poll predicts a similar result on Thursday, so the priority of Conservative voters should be to deprive Corbyn of a victory. One thing is for sure: there is no risk of accidentally letting Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price into Number 10.

Vote Hywel Williams to defeat Steffie Williams Roberts (2017: PC 11,519, Lab 11,427, Con 4,614)

 

 

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‘Overwhelmed’ Greta Thunberg leaves climate march early after rockstar welcome

Madrid: Activists of all ages and from all corners of the planet demanded concrete action Friday against climate change from leaders and negotiators at a global summit in Madrid.

The march was led by dozens of representatives of Latin America's indigenous peoples – a mark of deference after anti-government protests in Chile, the original host of the summit, resulted in the the talks suddenly being moved to Europe for the third year in a row.

Celebrity climate activist Greta Thunberg declared from a stage that "change is not going to come from the people in power, it's going to come from the masses."

A crowd of thousands responded chanting "Greta! Greta!"

Thunberg was surrounded by supporters and police after arriving in Spain by train from Lisbon.Credit:Getty Images

Organisers claimed 500,000 people turned out for the march, but authorities in Madrid put the number at 15,000 without an immediate explanation for the disparity in the count.

Thunberg addresses a demonstration in Madrid. Her placard translates as “Strike for Climate”. Credit:AP

The Swedish teen was followed on her first day in Madrid by a swarm of cameras and reporters, as well as curious members of the public wanting to film her on their smartphones, from the very first step she took out of an overnight train from Lisbon.

Two young activists earned cheers as they abseiled from a bridge and strung out a banner saying: "Just 8 years till 1.5 degrees C. HOW DARE YOU?" – a reference to scientists' forecasts of rising temperatures and what activists complain is a lack of a convincing political response to the threat.

The crush as people tried to get a glimpse of Thunberg led her to pull out shortly after the start of the march, saying police had advised her to leave for safety's sake, and she climbed into an electric car.

A Madrid police spokeswoman who spoke on condition of anonymity because she wasn't authorised to be named in media reports said that it had only been "suggested" to that Thunberg leave after she appeared "overwhelmed" by the attention and that police never ordered the activist to abandon on safety grounds.

Earlier in the day, the 16-year-old had said at a press conference that calls for real action against climate change are still being "ignored" by political leaders despite their continuous praise of the global environmental youth movement she helped create.

Thunberg hoped the COP25 summit would lead to "something concrete" and "increasing awareness among people in general," but she said that after more than one year of student strikes"still basically nothing has happened."

"The climate crisis is still being ignored by those in power," she added.

Consensus proving 'difficult'

During the talks, which run from December 2-13, nearly 200 countries are meant to streamline the rules on global carbon markets and agree on how poor countries should be compensated for destruction largely caused by emissions from rich nations.

An official directly involved in the negotiations said that despite a few setbacks, the technical negotiations were progressing, although many issues were being left for ministerial-level meetings in the summit's second and final week.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity given the sensitivity of the discussions, added that a political declaration on greater "ambition" – a buzzword at the summit – was shaping to be "difficult to achieve."

"A summit that doesn't end with enhanced ambition would be something that nobody would understand if we take into account what the streets and science are telling us," the official said.

Climate activists march in silence during a ‘Fridays For Future’ protest in Madrid during the COP25 climate talks.Credit:Getty Images

He questioned whether, at some point, it would start to become morally unacceptable to cause people's deaths with car exhaust, as happened with cigarette smoking.

In New Delhi, at some times of the year, young people are inhaling toxic pollution equivalent to smoking 10 cigarettes a day, killing over 7000 people a year in the city, he noted.

On Friday morning, eight-year-old Indian climate striker Licypriya Kangujam, of New Delhi, headed to her country's pavilion at the Madrid talks, clutching a hand-written poster calling on India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pass a flagship climate change law in the current parliament session.

She said she had been protesting in front of the parliament building regularly on Fridays to press for the legislation.

She said she had come to the climate talks with her father to tell politicians and others, "you must change your way of thinking".

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Who is Boris Johnson's sister Rachel and what is her job?

WHILE she is not as famous as her older brother Boris, Rachel Johnson is still a big name.

Her profile has grown since her appearance on Celebrity Big Brother – we take a look at her career so far.

Who is Rachel Johnson?

The only daughter of Stanley and Charlotte Johnson, Rachel has three siblings who, like her, have all excelled in their chosen careers.

Born in September 1965, Rachel was raised and educated in both the UK and Brussels as her father worked for the European Parliament.

While studying at Oxford, Rachel edited the famous student newspaper Isis – which has also been edited in the past by former Chancellor and now Evening Standard editor George Osborne.

What is Rachel Johnson's job?

After leaving uni, Johnson pursued a career in journalism and has worked for the Financial Times and the BBC and has written columns for several other newspapers.

Rachel is no stranger to TV cameras either and regularly appears on discussion panels, including Question Time and Sky News' The Pledge.

What has Rachel said about her brother Boris Johnson and Brexit?

In September 2019 Rachel branded her brother Boris "reprehensible" after a tirade against Remainers in the House of Commons in which he accused them of passing a "surrender act".

She said it was "not helpful" for her sibling to blame Parliament for his Brexit difficulties, and claimed that he used the Commons dispatch box as a "bully pulpit".

It came as furious Labour MPs demanded Boris apologise after he said the "best way to honour the memory" of Jo Cox is for Parliament to "get Brexit done" as John Bercow condemned the "toxic" House of Commons.

Did Rachel Johnson strip off on Sky news?

In February 2019 Rachel left her co-hosts blushing as she whipped her top off and introduced Sky News show The Pledge apparently topless.

She said she was inspired by a Cambridge professor Victoria Bateman's naked appearance on BBC Radio 4 and GMB.

Rachel told viewers: “As I know it can be hard to get your voice heard about Brexit nowadays.

“It feels like we’ve hit saturation point. Enter pro-EU campaigner Victoria Bateman who’s come up with a striking way this week to get herself noticed.

“Appearing across the media completely starkers to make various points about Brexit – leaving Britain naked.

“So in tribute to Dr Bateman I’ve decided to follow suit – every time we decide to talk about Brexit just to make sure I get noticed.”

When was Rachel on Celebrity Big Brother?

Rachel took part in Celebrity Big Brother 2018, where she also seemed fascinated by boobs after asking to see India Willoughby's breasts – TWICE.

The journo also showed off her "s**t drop" and had her toes sucked by Andrew Brady.

She became the second housemate to be evicted.

Is Rachel Johnson married?

Rachel is married to Ivo Dawnay – who works for the National Trust.

The couple has three children.

She splits her time between London and Exmoor.

 

What books has Rachel Johnson written?

As well as editing The Lady, a weekly magazine, Rachel has written several successful novels.

These include Notting Hell – a book about couples living in posh London area Notting Hill – and Shire Hell, a follow-up.

She has also written The Mummy Diaries and Winter Games.

In 2015 she released the third book of her Notting Hell series titled Fresh Hell.

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How many children does Boris Johnson have and what are their names?

BORIS Johnson is thought to be the father of five children.

Four of his kids are from his marriage to high-flying barrister Marina Wheeler and his fifth child is with a former mistress. Here is everything we know about them.

Boris Johnson has always been one to divert the question when specifically asked about his family.

While appearing on LBC this morning, the PM also refused to answer repeated questions about his family life, saying it wasn't what voters wanted to talk about.

Mr Ferrari probed him, asking: "How many children do you have?

"Are you fully involved in all their lives?

"Can you tell me there's not another Johnson on the way?"

But Boris replied: "I don't think this is what the nation wants to hear! The nation wants to hear how we are going to deliver Brexit…"

Who is Lara Lettice?

Lara Lettice, 26, is the eldest of Boris Johnson's brood and was conceived ahead of her parents' wedding.

The MP married barrister Marina Wheeler in 1993 when she was pregnant with their daughter.

Lara, who styles herself with the double barrelled surname Johnson-Wheeler, is a writer, editor and broadcaster.

Fashionista Lara has carved out an impressive journalism career – as well as writing for Tory mag The Spectator and British Vogue and arts reviewing for the Evening Standard, she is now Features Editor at online style mag SHOWStudio.

She launched her own publication (un)fold magazine – which examines the 'correlation between mental health and creativity' in 2016.

And just like her dad she is a keen classicist, gaining an A in her Latin A Level and going on to study at Prince William and Kate Middleton's prestigious university St Andrews, where she gained a Master of Arts in Latin and Comparative Literature.

She was educated at Bedales which costs £33,000 a year.

After her parents' divorce over her dad's wandering eye, she was heard calling him a "selfish bastard".

She is said to have added: "Mum is finished with him. She will never take him back now."


Who is Milo Johnson?

Milo Arthur, 24, is the second eldest of the Johnson clan and is the oldest of his boys.

He was educated at the £27,174 a year Westminster School where he was said to excel at sports.

In a 2011 issue of his school magazine he was called a "delight to watch" and was "without doubt the player of the season" for his football skills.

Milo was also a keen cricket player and came runner up in the Funaki prize, a long-running award for artistic endeavour.

He went on to study at London's School of Oriental and African Studies which he graduated from in 2014.

Following this he took up a five-month internship at men's magazine Esquire Middle East, based in Dubai.

According to his Linkedin profile, he can speak Arabic, Russian and French.

He was pictured helping his mum clear out the family home after she announced she was leaving Boris.

Who is Cassie Johnson?

Cassie Peaches, 22, is the third of Johnson's children with Marina.

She studied at the £18,000 per year Highgate School in North London.

Like her father she is a writer and during her time at the private school she was a student editor of their alumni magazine Cholmeleian.

She did not speak publicly about her parents' divorce, unlike her sister Lara who branded their dad a "bastard".

Who is Theodore Johnson?

Theodore Apollo, 20, is the youngest of Johnson's children with ex-wife Marina.

It is not known which school he attended but it is believed to be one in London as he was pictured outside their Islington home in a school uniform in 2016.

He went on to attend Cambridge University – whereas his dad went to their rival Oxford.

It is not known which college Theodore is at or what he is studying.

Who is Stephanie?

Boris' family life has caused him some controversy over the years.

His four children have a younger half-sister, Stephanie, who was born in 2009 – the product of an affair with art advisory Helen Macintyre.

Stephanie is the youngest of Johnson's children.

At first, he denied paternity and wasn't named on the birth certificate.

However, his relations were revealed after a 2013 court battle in which he sought an injunction to prevent her existence being reported.

It is not believed her elder half-siblings or her father have anything to do with her.



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