What if Boris Johnson wins vote of confidence? The picture for the Prime Minister

What if Boris Johnson wins vote of confidence? The picture for the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a vote of no confidence today after many of his Conservative MPs expressed doubts about his leadership. The Prime Minister, who was just booed at the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, faces another tough day on June 6. 10 Downing Street is presenting this as an opportunity to leave partygate and poll … Read more

Norway wins gold, U.S. finishes fourth in Alpine skiing mixed team event

Norway wins gold, U.S. finishes fourth in Alpine skiing mixed team event

The United States finished fourth Sunday in Alpine skiing’s mixed team parallel at the Beijing Games, failing to clinch a medal but advancing further than they did four years ago. The American skiers were bested for bronze by Norway in a tiebreaker after both teams lost in the semifinals, which produced a Germany-Austria final. Austria … Read more

Women’s curling team wins Great Britain’s first gold on final day of Beijing Olympics

Women’s curling team wins Great Britain’s first gold on final day of Beijing Olympics

Four years ago, Japan and Great Britain’s women’s curling teams met up in the bronze medal game. This week, Great Britain came out ahead when they faced Japan for an even bigger medal. In 2018, Japan got the best of Great Britain in the 10th after skip Eve Muirhead made a mistake on the final … Read more

Norway’s Johannes Boe takes biathlon gold, brother Tarjei Boe wins bronze

Norway’s Johannes Boe takes biathlon gold, brother Tarjei Boe wins bronze

ZHANGJIAKOU, China – Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe blazed to another Olympic gold medal in the men’s 10 km sprint event at the Beijing Olympics on Saturday while his brother Tarjei won bronze, their second medals of the Games after last week’s mixed relay win. France’s Quentin Fillon Maillet came in second to add a silver … Read more

New mom wins $4.75M mansion with $13 lottery ticket

New mom wins $4.75M mansion with $13 lottery ticket

A new mom’s life has changed dramatically overnight, in the best way possible. UK resident Becca Pott recently won an extravagant $4.75 million house — and she, her husband and their newborn baby are moving from their cramped two-bedroom East London flat to the sprawling five-bedroom, four-bathroom mansion. Pott, 32, who hails from southeast England, … Read more

Arizona man wins $220K jackpot after investigation into Las Vegas slot machine error

Arizona man wins $220K jackpot after investigation into Las Vegas slot machine error

Interviews, surveillance footage, purchase records and rideshare data helped the Nevada Gaming Control Board identify Arizona native Robert Taylor as the winner of the jackpot at a progressive slot machine at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., on Jan. 8. A lucky Arizona man became about $220,000 richer in early January after … Read more

U.S. wins first medal of 2022 Olympics with snowboarder Julia Marino's slopestyle silver

U.S. wins first medal of 2022 Olympics with snowboarder Julia Marino's slopestyle silver

Snowboarder Julia Marino netted the United States its first medal of the 2022 Beijing Olympics after earning the silver in women’s slopestyle snowboarding Sunday. Event favorite Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand took the gold — the country’s first in a winter Olympics — with a score of 92.88 on her final run. Sadowski-Synnott, 20, beat … Read more

USA’s Julia Marino wins silver in slopestyle

USA’s Julia Marino wins silver in slopestyle

ZHANGJIAKOU, China— American Julia Marino was almost a gold medalist in women’s slopestyle, but instead New Zealand made Olympic history. Zoi Sadowski Synnott captured New Zealand’s first gold medal in Winter Olympic history, stomping down a pressure-packed run on her last trip down the mountain Sunday to win. The 20-year-old was one of the very … Read more

Scott Jensen wins Minnesota GOP gubernatorial straw poll

Scott Jensen wins Minnesota GOP gubernatorial straw poll

Former state Sen. Scott Jensen has won the Republican Party’s latest gubernatorial straw poll, garnering support of 38% of activists who participated in Tuesday’s precinct caucuses. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free. results posted online showed Sen. Paul Gazelka finishing second with 14%. Dermatologist Neil Shah held a … Read more