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Rishi Sunak takes heat from Tory MPs over £63m Channel crossings deal with France
The Prime Minister faced questions from some of his own MPs over the latest agreement
Priti Patel withheld documents from Novichok public inquiry
Priti Patel restricted the disclosure of "a small set of documents" from an inquiry into the death of a woman poisoned by Novichok, it has emerged.
Rishi Sunak seeks to score easy political points by closing down Chinese institutes
The new UK prime minister, Rishi Sunak, wants to close down Chinese-sponsored Confucius Institutes, which are accused of pushing propaganda. The Chinese-sponsored Confucius Institutes have been accused of being influence operations.
Criminals and sexual predators allowed into police, says report
Hundreds of police officers who should have failed vetting checks may be in the job in England and Wales, a damning report has found.
Who's backing who? Tories pledge allegiance ahead of crunch deadline
Several key Conservative Party have come out in public support of their preferred new Prime Minister.
Two crooks in the top: Sunak leads among Tory MPs but Johnson camp claims growing support
Two leading crooks in the competition who will continue to lead Britain to the economic and social catastrophe to which they are, both, led to, together, in the not too distant past.
Chaos among Tory MPs as Labour motion to force vote on fracking bill is defeated
Politicians have claimed Conservative MPs were being 'manhandled' and 'bullied' into voting with the government to oppose a ban on fracking, counter to what the party's manifesto said in 2019.
Kwasi Kwarteng: I'm not going anywhere, says chancellor
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has insisted he is "not going anywhere", despite the market turbulence he admitted was caused in part by his policies.
Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng insists he is 'not going anywhere' - and hints at mini-budget U-turn
Last week, after open revolt from Tory MPs and a surge in support for Labour in the polls, Ms Truss and Mr Kwarteng abandoned the plan to abolish the highest 45% tax rate.
How red flags were brushed aside to push through Rwanda deal
Documents disclosed to high court case show repeated warnings about asylum processing plan
Liz Truss new cabinet in full: who is in and who is out?
The new prime minister has made speedy changes to her top team and cleared out Rishi Sunak supporters
Who is Kwasi Kwarteng? New UK chancellor likes a challenge
Kwasi Kwarteng, a long-time ally and political soulmate of new prime minister Liz Truss, has been named as the UK's next chancellor.
Rwanda migrant flights plan legally viable, government lawyers say
The government has clear legal powers to send migrants to Rwanda under its controversial relocation scheme, its lawyers have told the High Court.
Johnson loyalists jump or are pushed on to ministerial scrapheap
High-profile names relegated to backbenches as punishment for failing to back new PM
Suella Braverman: home secretary set to take even harder line on migration
Braverman has pitched herself to the right of her predecessor – and is expected to move quickly to sideline ECHR
Liz Truss culls cabinet on first day as loyalists and allies get top jobs
New PM also pledges to urgently tackle energy crisis with plans to freeze bills at about £2,500 a year expected within days
Liz Truss is appointing her new cabinet hours after becoming prime minister
Kwasi Kwarteng has been named chancellor, James Cleverly is foreign secretary and Therese Coffey is the new health secretary and deputy PM.
Liz Truss will not offer Rishi Sunak a job in her new cabinet
Defeated rival will not feature in lineup expected to feature Kwarteng, Braverman and Cleverly in top jobs
UK ministers ignored evidence Rwanda violated human rights, court told
African country went back on list of destinations for ‘migration partnership’ after civil servants had ruled it out, judges hear
UK’s four great offices of state may soon not feature a white man for first time
Liz Truss expected to make James Cleverly foreign secretary, Suella Braverman home secretary and Kwasi Kwarteng chancellor
Priti Patel resigns as Home Secretary as incoming PM Truss plans to fill key posts
In her resignation letter to Boris Johnson, Priti Patel says "it has been the honour of my life to serve our country as home secretary for the last three years and to deliver on our commitments to back and reform our police, stand up for...
Priti Patel wants to restart controversial small boat ‘pushbacks’
Home secretary looks again at ‘lethal’ tactic to deter asylum seekers as Rwanda deportation policy comes up for judicial review
Police chiefs blame Tory cuts for fall in crime detection and charge rates
Senior officers rebuff claims police focusing on ‘woke’ causes and highlight ‘disconnected approach over the last 12 years’
Home Office pays firms £2.5m to pick up people trying to cross Channel
Aeolian Offshore and CWind, both of which usually serve offshore wind industry, providing boats and crew. The under-the-table commission for this grandiose and unnecessary expenditure flows into the exact same pockets that receive the co...
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