Sturgeon faces off SNP rebels as PM acts to thwart threat...

Nicola Sturgeon is facing off a growing rebellion in the ranks of the SNP and has been accused of using “weasel words” to question the innocence of Alex Salmond, who was cleared of committing sexual offences in March last year. Former deputy leader of the...

£700m ‘catch-up fund’ will benefit better-off pupils most

Pupils from better-off families are set to benefit most from the £700 million pound catch-up programme announced by the government. Education secretary Gavin Williamson laid out details of the fund at today’s (Tuesday) Downing Street briefing and stated that no pupil’s prospects should be “blighted...

‘Humanity at tipping point’ warns Attenborough at UN Security Council session...

Sir David Attenborough issued a stark warning to world leaders that humanity’s future is at a tipping point in an historic address to the UN Security Council. The nonagenarian broadcaster and environmentalist said “climate change is the biggest threat to security that modern humans have...

Fury as US private insurance firm takes over the NHS surgeries of 500,000 patients

Furious campaigners have launched a petition to try and stop a US private health insurance company taking over 49 NHS GP surgeries in London. The government is being accused of “privatisation by stealth” of the NHS and is facing calls for an investigation after it emerged one of the UK’s...

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£700m ‘catch-up fund’ will benefit better-off pupils most

Pupils from better-off families are set to benefit most from the £700 million pound catch-up programme announced by the government. Education secretary Gavin Williamson laid out details of the fund at today’s (Tuesday) Downing Street briefing and stated that no...

NHS reform will give ministers more power; China bans BBC ‘fake news’

Matt Hancock’s blueprint to reform the NHS, better integrate social care and “do away with irksome bureaucracy” will also hand greater power over the NHS to ministers. Conservatives have broadly...

UK exports to EU down 68% – Gove repeatedly ignored hauliers warning

British ports have recorded a massive 68% drop in the volume of exports to the EU this January, compared to same month last year. The Road Haulage Association (RHA) have...

Unprecedented – Priti Patel broke ministerial code on bullying but keeps her job, civil...

The head of the inquiry into claims of bullying by Priti Patel at the Home Office has resigned after the prime minister ignored the findings that the home secretary...

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Sturgeon faces off SNP rebels as PM acts to thwart threat...

Nicola Sturgeon is facing off a growing rebellion in the ranks of the SNP and has been accused of using “weasel words” to question the innocence of Alex Salmond, who was cleared of committing sexual offences in March last...

‘Humanity at tipping point’ warns Attenborough at UN Security Council session chaired by PM

Sir David Attenborough issued a stark warning to world leaders that humanity’s future is at a tipping point in an historic address to the UN Security Council. The nonagenarian broadcaster...

Johnson declares ‘the end is in sight’ while Sage says at least 32,000 more...

Boris Johnson has laid out England’s exit from lockdown, declaring “the end is in sight” on the day the UK passed 129,498 deaths of people with Covid-19. The prime minister’s...

Government ‘betrayal of millions’ in cladding scandal; BoE governor warns households of higher costs

The government has been accused of “a betrayal of millions’” over their £3.5 billion fund to fix the cladding scandal that has left leaseholders in debt and limbo since...

Sturgeon faces off SNP rebels as PM acts to thwart threat...

Nicola Sturgeon is facing off a growing rebellion in the ranks of the SNP and has been accused of using “weasel words” to question the innocence of Alex Salmond, who was cleared of committing sexual offences in March last...

NHS reform will give ministers more power; China bans BBC ‘fake news’

Matt Hancock’s blueprint to reform the NHS, better integrate social care and “do away with irksome bureaucracy” will also hand greater power over the NHS to ministers. Conservatives have broadly...

DUP ‘absolutely astounded’ to be accused of stoking tensions over Brexit border crisis

Arlene Foster claims she is “absolutely astounded” at suggestions her Democratic Unionist Party is stoking tensions to undermine the Northern Ireland protocol that has rocked post Brexit relations and...

UK must ‘come down hard’ on SA Covid variant says Hancock, while Isle of...

Matt Hancock has said the UK must “come down hard” on the South African coronavirus variant after community cases were found in eight areas across England. “Surge testing” will be...