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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 the winter months and delivering on important changes like social care.” Johnson is “well and he is focused on delivering for the public”, said Number 10...

‘Jurassic’ MP provokes Tory fury in sleaze row; Red Wall MP’s...

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 Grant Shapps the transport secretary...

Care homes face closure with mandatory vaccination costing 32,000 staff; hacked off Tory vice-chair...

Care homes across England could be forced to close because of staff shortages that have been worsened with today’s (November 11) introduction of mandatory vaccinations for all care home...

‘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...

A ‘new age of optimism’ or a budget for ‘bankers on short-haul flights sipping...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the UK economy is entering a “new age of optimism” as he delivered a budget that Labour said only benefitted “bankers on short haul flights...

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

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...

‘Sabotage’ – resignation plunges Labour conference into disarray

Andy McDonald has been accused of sabotage after his resignation as shadow employment secretary plunged the Labour party conference into disarray. McDonald – described as the last Corbynite in Sir Keir Starmer’s shadow cabinet –...

Military may be called up to deal with UK’s supply chain crisis as petrol...

Transport secretary Grant Shapps said he will “move heaven and earth” to fix the UK’s supply chain crisis and may draft in the military to deal with the lorry driver shortage that has seen...

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 Conservatives has fallen 5% in...

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 had a plan to sort...