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Dominic Raab says right to abortion does not need to be in bill of rights
Deputy PM says matter is ‘settled in UK law’ and he would not want Britain to be in same situation as US
Barristers walk out of courts in strike over pay
Barristers in criminal cases have gone on strike across England and Wales in a long-running dispute over pay.
Boris Johnson admits by-election results 'not brilliant' but vows to go on
Boris Johnson has admitted results from two by-elections were not "brilliant" but has vowed to keep going.
UK inflation rises at fastest rate for 40 years as food costs jump
Prices are continuing to rise at their fastest rate for 40 years with food costs, particularly for bread, cereal and meat, climbing.
What would a British bill of rights look like?
Plans to replace the Human Rights Act with a UK-focused alternative will be presented this week
No 10 to set out sweeping plans to override power of Europe’s human rights court
Proposal to replace Human Rights Act with bill of rights is effort to make government ‘untouchable’, say critics
Rail strikes: travel disruption across UK as fallout continues
Transport bosses say services will be disrupted throughout the week after mass industrial action on Tuesday
Carrie Johnson is subject of ‘unsavoury’ political attack, claims Raab
Justice secretary says prime minister’s wife is being targeted as part of ‘feeding frenzy’
UK inflation rises to 9.1%, its highest rate in 40 years
Headline CPI rate will add to cost of living crisis, fuelled by rises in food and transport costs
Rail strike: Labour MPs defy Keir Starmer's picket line plea
A number of Labour MPs have shown support for this week's rail strikes by appearing at picket lines outside stations, despite warnings from Sir Keir Starmer's office.
Plan to reverse European Court Rwanda rulings
The European Court of Human Rights block on sending asylum seekers to Rwanda could be overturned by ministers under new proposals.
Thousands of victims of violent and sexual crime stuck in England and Wales court backlog
Sevenfold rise in those waiting at least a year for cases to be heard as lawyers quit over cuts in legal aid
People arriving in UK on small boats to be electronically tagged
Rights campaigners say ‘appalling’ pilot scheme treats those fleeing conflict and persecution as criminals
Rape courts pilot in England dismissed as ‘gimmick’ amid low conviction rates
Secret Barrister says lack of funding to blame for long delays, after Dominic Raab announces pilot scheme
The week Boris Johnson went to war with the law
As PM takes aim at multiple international laws and courts after Partygate saga, critics fear escalating delinquency
Female Labour MPs call on PM to scrap new rape victim guidance
More than 100 MPs write to Boris Johnson saying guidance will lead survivors to avoid seeking therapy
Ukraine: Captured Britons ‘face 20 years in jail’
Russian state media shows Aiden Aslin, 28, and Shaun Pinner, 48, appearing in court in Donetsk
Ukraine war: Captured Britons appear in Donetsk rebel court
Two Britons captured by Russian forces in Ukraine have appeared in court in territory held by pro-Russian rebels.
Time to draw a line under Partygate, Boris Johnson tells cabinet
Boris Johnson has promised to cut taxes and government waste after surviving an attempt by his own MPs to oust him.
Rebels tell Boris Johnson rules could be changed to allow another challenge
Tobias Ellwood says PM has a lot of work to do, with change of direction needed by October party conference
Ukraine war: UK to send Ukraine M270 multiple-launch rocket systems
The UK is sending its first long-range missiles to Ukraine, the defence secretary has said, despite a threat from Russia to the West.
‘Long time coming’: how day of Tory infighting played out
Boris Johnson’s loyalists began the day upbeat but their optimism proved wide of the mark
As the jubilee bunting comes down, what next for the Queen’s reign?
Analysis: the Queen’s age means a reduction in duties, and succession planning is well under way
How will a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson work?
Now a vote has been triggered against the prime minister, what is the process?
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