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Deadline approaches for officials set to be named by Sue Gray

5 hours 26 min ago
Those expected to be identified in the report on No 10 gatherings have until Sunday afternoon to respond.

Social media: Did the pandemic poison online politics?

10 hours 32 min ago
As the UK spent countless hours online during lockdown, how much has it changed us?

Truss meets US politicians to discuss NI protocol

11 hours 32 min ago
The talks between the UK and US come amid heightened tensions over the Northern Ireland protocol.

Parliament could burn down any day, says Andrea Leadsom

Sat, 05/21/2022 - 06:16
Andrea Leadsom says MPs need to "get on" with the project to renovate the building.

Sue Gray met PM to discuss photos being included in report, BBC told

Sat, 05/21/2022 - 03:28
Civil servant Ms Gray is set to publish her final report into alleged lockdown breaches in Downing Street next week.

Ministers asleep at the wheel over dentist shortages, say Lib Dems

Sat, 05/21/2022 - 01:20
Figures show 14% of dentists doing NHS work are approaching retirement age.

Nicola Sturgeon tests positive for Covid-19

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 20:41
Scotland's first minister says her symptoms are mild and she will work from home for a few days.

Jamie Oliver stages "Eton mess" protest outside No 10

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 18:31
Chef and campaigner Jamie Oliver has been protesting over delays to the government's obesity strategy.

Northern Ireland: UK and EU's row risks Western unity, top US official warns

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 17:40
US state department warns against "a big fight between the UK and the EU" amid the Ukraine war.

Conservative MPs to talk tactics in target seat away day

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:59
Tory sources say the party is moving on to a pre-general election footing, writes Ione Wells.

Lack of desk space reignites row over civil servants working from home

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 15:52
Figures show the Department for Education has almost twice as many staff as operational desks.

Stanley Johnson becomes French to keep link with EU

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 14:16
Stanley Johnson - an ex-European Parliament member - says becoming French is "precious" to him.

Agent's abused former partner in legal action against MI5

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 14:07
An MI5 agent used his secret status to terrorise his partner, a BBC investigation has found.

Platinum Jubilee: Eight towns to be made cities for Platinum Jubilee

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 12:02
Locations including Milton Keynes, Dunfermline and Wrexham will be made cities in honour of the Queen.

Sunday Times Rich List: Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty among UK's wealthiest

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 11:50
Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife make the Sunday Times Rich List for first time with £730m fortune.

Sue Gray planning to name No 10 Covid rule-breakers

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 11:29
The senior official is set to publish her full report on lockdown parties in Downing Street next week.

Hinkley Point C delayed by a year as cost goes up by £3bn

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:59
The revised operating date for the Somerset site is June 2027 and is expected to cost up to £26bn.

Cost of living: What are Rishi Sunak's options to ease the burden on households?

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 10:48
There are ways the chancellor could tackle the strain on people's pockets - but what do they cost?

Brexit: Irish PM Micheál Martin to hold NI Protocol talks in Belfast

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 08:51
US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the UK must not discard the protocol.

Street harassment law being blocked, adviser Nimco Ali says

Fri, 05/20/2022 - 04:55
Nimco Ali says her plans for on-the-spot fines for wolf-whistling and other acts received "pushback".

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