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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 Conservatives has fallen 5% in the last week with Keir Starmer’s Labour party gaining 1%, the Liberal Democrats up 2%, Reform UK up 2%( to 5% of the vote) and...

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

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 to further Scottish independence. Number 10 has been “wargaming to stop”...

Government will break manifesto promise on tax to pay for social care reform –...

The government is set to break a manifesto promise by raising taxes in order to pay for reforms to the UK’s crisis-hit social care system. Boris Johnson assured voters he...

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...

MPs return to Commons to vent anger over Afghanistan as ‘Global Britain’ falls short

MPs filled the House of Commons’ benches for the first time since March 2020, having been recalled from summer recess to debate the events in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s takeover of the country. It was...

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 the prime minister should “hang...

Johnson’s fury with Sunak highlights ‘disgraceful’ dysfunction inside Downing Street, says Labour

A furious Boris Johnson threatened to sack Rishi Sunak after a leaked letter from the chancellor calling for travel restrictions to be eased was leaked to the press. Labour have called on the prime minister...

Elite Tory donors’ secret meetings with Johnson and Sunak; new lobbying allegations for Cameron;...

Conservative prime minister Boris Johnson and his chancellor Rishi Sunak are holding secret meetings with elite Tory donors who are part of an“Advisory Board” of members who have given at least £250,000 to the...

Britain braces for more floods; PM’s COP 26 spokeswoman suggests freezing leftover bread

The Met Office has warned of further thunderstorms and torrential downpours following weekend flooding after more than a month of rain fell in a few hours in London. A yellow thunderstorm and rain warning is...