Downing Street

Angela Rayner has accused the prime minister of “corruption, plain and simple” and said Boris Johnson has “questions to answer” over allegations of cash-for-access to ministers relating to the Downing Street flat refurbishment. The latest allegations of Tory sleaze surround reports that the Conservative peer who helped pay for the costs of decorating the Downing Street flat, Lord David Brownlow,...

PM’s ‘political vanadalism’ and posturing puts NI peace in peril while...

Boris Johnson and ex-Brexit minister Lord David Frost don’t understand or seem to care about their “vandalism” to Northern Ireland peace says one of the key architects of the Good Friday Agreement. Tony Blair’s ex-chief of staff, Jonathan Powell said...

Damaged PM dithers and delays over new Covid curbs for England as his nightmare...

Boris Johnson’s authority has been so weakened by recent events that he appears willing to gamble the nation’s health service and people’s lives in order to appease right wing...

Johnson’s Plan B for pandemic at risk over Tories’ Christmas parties scandal

Scientists have said Boris Johnson’s Plan B to tackle the coronavirus pandemic is at risk over the Christmas parties scandal engulfing the Conservatives. Reports that the Tories held “up to...

PM says ‘party-on’ as Rayner seeks probe into No 10’s lockdown Christmas-do; travellers face...

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner has officially asked the UK’s top civil servant to investigate Christmas gatherings during lockdown at Downing Street last year. Families of people who died of...

PM’s French letter sees home secretary Priti Patel disinvited to meeting about Channel crisis

Boris Johnson’s tweet of his letter to the French president proposing solutions to the migrant crisis has resulted in the home secretary being disinvited to a meeting about the crisis on Sunday. Twenty-seven people died...

No 10 denies PM is ‘unwell’ after Peppa Pig gag-gaffe – the porkie that...

The prime minister of the United Kingdom is not unwell, according to a statement from his spokesperson who insists Boris Johnson  “is focused on the issues that we face as we come up to...

‘Jurassic’ MP provokes Tory fury in sleaze row; Red Wall MP’s backlash as HS2-Leeds...

A veteran Conservative MP has provoked his party’s fury by blocking the report at the heart of the sleaze row that has engulfed the Tories. Further dismay within party ranks has come with reports that...

‘Up to his neck in sleaze’  – Starmer castigates ‘corrupt’ and ‘contemptible’ Johnson; Tories...

Sir Keir Starmer has launched a blistering attack on the prime minister’s handling of the Owen Paterson debacle calling it “corrupt”, “contemptible” and “not a one off”. Starmer told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show “it’s...

The world’s biggest talking shop proves how cheap the PM’s ‘blah, blah, blah’ really...

The private jets that carried world leaders to Glasgow are departing with thousands of negotiators left behind and tasked with diffusing the climate change ticking time-bomb. “It's one minute to midnight on the doomsday clock,...