Covid cases, patient numbers and deaths all rise but PM won’t...

The UK recorded 52,009 new Covid cases in the latest 24 hours – the first time the number has topped 50,000 in three months and the highest since July 17 – representing a 17.9% increase in the last seven days. The daily number of patients...

UK’s carbon-zero plan for 440,000 jobs and £90bn investment; PM’s £400m...

The UK’s plan to reach net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 will “secure” 440,000 green jobs and “unlock” £90 billion in private investment, according to ministers. With the start of Cop26 in Glasgow less than two weeks away, Boris Johnson finally published his long awaited plan...

Counter-terrorism command lead investigation into killing of Sir David Amess MP...

Specialist counter-terrorism police officers are leading the investigation of the killing of Conservative MP, Sir David Amess who was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery on Friday (October 15). The 69-year-old father of five was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and...

Sunak reveals £26bn Budget pledges and rejects need for Covid plan B despite top scientist’s advice

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced almost £26 billion of public spending commitments ahead of Wednesday’s (October 27) budget and spending review. Strong investment in public services, business support and help for working families will be at the heart of Sunak’s third budget with big spending planned for infrastructure projects, innovation...

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Johnson unites Irish in opposition to his ‘obscene’ Troubles’ murders amnesty...

Members of all major political parties on the island of Ireland have united to oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to “draw a line under the Troubles” by ending all prosecutions related to the conflict in Northern Ireland. Victims groups joined politicians...

Raab clings on after revelations foreign secretary ‘nobbled’ PM to stay on his luxury...

Dominic Raab’s tenure as foreign secretary is under increasing threat after it emerged he “nobbled” the prime minister into letting him stay in Crete despite being told by advisors...

Johnson should ‘hang his head in shame’ says Major General, accusing the PM of...

Boris Johnson’s decision to go on holiday on Saturday, hours before the fall of Kabul, has been criticised as a “dereliction of duty” by a military commander who said...

Priti Patel fills vacant security minister role responsible for oversight of Covid fraud; Labour...

Home secretary Priti Patel’s permanent appointment as security minister “is a clear sign” the government has little concern for the safety of citizens, claims Labour. Patel fills the vacant security...

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UK’s carbon-zero plan for 440,000 jobs and £90bn investment; PM’s £400m...

The UK’s plan to reach net-zero greenhouse emissions by 2050 will “secure” 440,000 green jobs and “unlock” £90 billion in private investment, according to ministers. With the start of Cop26 in Glasgow less than two weeks away, Boris Johnson finally...

Factories face shut downs while govt proposes new £170 gas levy; PM calls up...

Households and businesses are alarmed by reports that energy prices – already at record levels – could be set to rise even further through the government’s new “green” levy...

Labour leads Tories in polls after tax hike yet Johnson aims to beat Thatcher’s...

The Labour party has overtaken the Conservatives in the polls as voters react to this week’s tax hike to pay for social care. The latest YouGov/Times poll shows support for the...

No 10 plot to sideline Sturgeon at Cop26 in Glasgow; Tories at war over...

Downing Street has drawn up plans to try and isolate Scotland’s first minister during Cop26 in Glasgow amid fears Nicola Sturgeon will “steal the limelight” and exploit the event...

UK warns EU of ‘historic misjudgement’ on eve of pivotal talks...

The UK has issued a warning to the EU over the future of Northern Ireland at the start of a pivotal week of talks between Brexit minister Lord David Frost and Maroš Šefčovič, vice president of the European Commission. Frost...

No 10 plot to sideline Sturgeon at Cop26 in Glasgow; Tories at war over...

Downing Street has drawn up plans to try and isolate Scotland’s first minister during Cop26 in Glasgow amid fears Nicola Sturgeon will “steal the limelight” and exploit the event...

Johnson unites Irish in opposition to his ‘obscene’ Troubles’ murders amnesty on ‘historic day’...

Members of all major political parties on the island of Ireland have united to oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to “draw a line under the Troubles” by ending all prosecutions...

Raab clings on after revelations foreign secretary ‘nobbled’ PM to stay on his luxury...

Dominic Raab’s tenure as foreign secretary is under increasing threat after it emerged he “nobbled” the prime minister into letting him stay in Crete despite being told by advisors...