Environment Agency launches urgent probe after farmer bulldozed Herefordshire riverside beauty spot

A farmer who used a 16-ton bulldozer to destroy a riverside beauty spot has said he acted to protect local homes from flooding. John Price – a local potato and cattle farmer – dredged a section of the river Lugg near Leominster in Hertfordshire and reportedly stripped a mile-long stretch of the bank of trees … Read more

HENRY DEEDES: Outflanked… but Boris bulldozed his way out of trouble at PMQs with Sir Keir 

Even when Sir Keir Starmer gets the better of Boris Johnson at PMQs, as he did yesterday, it’s hard to declare him the outright victor. For all the Labour leader’s clever clogs queries and forensic abilities, he remains the most insipid figure at the despatch box. Drab. Dull.  Must give the news bulletin boys who … Read more