Northern Ireland Legacy Bill – ‘an affront to all modern standards...

Conservative MPs have voted for a controversial Northern Ireland legacy bill despite staunch opposition from all Northern Ireland political parties. Protests against the bill were held in Belfast, Derry and London with families of victims of the Troubles telling the UK prime minister the government’s...

40% of UK households face fuel poverty, says E.ON boss

The boss of energy giant E.ON has warned that four-in-ten households in the UK are facing fuel poverty if the government fails to act in the face of soaring energy bills. Michael Lewis, the CEO of E.ON UK told the BBC the government must intervene...

Met police decide Johnson ‘legally attended illegal events’

The Met police has decided not to issue more fines to Boris Johnson over partygate following a four month investigation that has cost £460,000. Former chief prosecutor for north-west England Nazir Afzal is among those left stunned by the verdict reached by the Met police....
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Tory party in disarray as report highlights PM’s ‘total failure of leadership’

After the release of the full Sue Gray report, the Tory party is, once again, in total disarray because of, what one Tory MP described as 'total failure of leadership' on the part of Boris Johnson. While people up and down the country were adhering to strict Covid19 rules,...

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Queen’s speech shows government’s ‘time has passed,’ says Starmer

The Queen’s speech, outlining the government’s legislative programme, has been attacked by Labour for lacking any strategy, detail or ideas to deal with the cost of living crisis. While Boris Johnson effused about the need for legislation to “level-up” and...

Dick’s resignation will not delay ‘partygate’ investigation, says Met

The Metropolitan Police has insisted Dame Cressida Dick’s resignation as commissioner of the force will not delay the investigation into the “partygate” scandal that has engulfed No 10. Dick -...

Johnson cancels Putin call ahead of Ukraine visit because of ‘partygate’ 

Boris Johnson cancelled a call with Vladimir Putin to discuss the escalating crisis in Ukraine because the prime minister was in the Commons, engulfed by the “partygate” scandal. Johnson will...

No 10 denials as Sue Gray report delayed by Met Police intervention

Downing Street has denied speaking to the Metropolitan Police force about the Sue Gray report which faces further delays following police intervention. The Metropolitan Police has told Sue Gray’s inquiry...

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Tory party in disarray as report highlights PM’s ‘total failure of...

After the release of the full Sue Gray report, the Tory party is, once again, in total disarray because of, what one Tory MP described as 'total failure of leadership' on the part of Boris Johnson. While people up...

Met police decide Johnson ‘legally attended illegal events’

The Met police has decided not to issue more fines to Boris Johnson over partygate following a four month investigation that has cost £460,000. Former chief prosecutor for north-west England...

Tories blame Boris Johnson for ‘catastrophic’ local election results

Conservative MPs, peers and councillors are blaming Boris Johnson for the party’s “catastrophic”  local election results. Simon Bosher, the leader of Portsmouth city council’s Tory group said Johnson needs...

Rogue Johnson prorogues after curtailing freedoms under veil of sleaze

A raft of legislation curtailing the rights of UK citizens sailed through parliament last week on the will of a rogue with barely a murmur from a compliant media...

Northern Ireland Legacy Bill – ‘an affront to all modern standards...

Conservative MPs have voted for a controversial Northern Ireland legacy bill despite staunch opposition from all Northern Ireland political parties. Protests against the bill were held in Belfast, Derry and London with families of victims of the Troubles telling the...

DUP holding Northern Ireland to ransom over protocol

The DUP has been accused of holding Northern Ireland to ransom over its demands for major reform of the Northern Ireland protocol. Boris Johnson’s attempt to get the power-sharing executive...

Northern Ireland election triumph for Sinn Fein redraws political landscape

Sinn Fein has scored a historic result in the Northern Ireland election. For the first time in Northern Ireland, a nationalist party has won the biggest number of seats,...

Sinn Féin set for historic triumph in Northern Ireland elections

Sinn Féin are on course for a historic triumph in Thursday’s election for the Northern Ireland assembly at Stormont. Victory for Sinn Féin  would make the party’s vice-president Michelle O’Neill...