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Almost half of Britons fear there will be riots if the government does not provide more help with the cost of living crisis as energy bills are forecast to surge past £4,200. More than half of the country (55%) believe an organised campaign not to pay energy bills is justified, according to the Independent, while more than a quarter believe...

Gordon Brown demands emergency budget for UK’s ‘financial timebomb’

Gordon Brown is demanding an emergency budget to address the “financial timebomb” that “will explode” in October and leave half of the UK’s population in fuel poverty, causing “a humanitarian crisis”. The former Labour prime minister said Boris Johnson, Liz...

Truss and Sunak clash over China ahead of tonight’s first televised debate

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have clashed over who is tougher on China ahead of tonight’s (Monday) first televised debate between the would-be prime ministers. Sunak and Truss will go...

Brexit – Dover declares ‘critical incident’ while EU takes legal action against UK

French border officers are being blamed for the “critical incident” that has been declared by the gridlocked Port of Dover at the start of the busiest summer getaway in...

NI Protocol bill cleared through the House of Commons

On Wednesday, the internationally controversial NI Protocol Bill passed through the House of Commons and is now due for reading in the House of Lords. The government has said...

Truss and Sunak pull out as TV debates prove too hot for Tories

Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak have withdrawn from the third Conservative leadership TV debate following concerns the clashes between rivals are damaging the party’s standing. Sky News has been forced to cancel the programme after...

Boris Johnson misses second COBRA heatwave meeting to ‘prepare Chequers party’

The prime minister will miss the second Cobra meeting about the Code Red heatwave because Boris Johnson is reportedly “preparing to party” at Chequers instead. Record breaking high temperatures – threatening thousands of deaths and...

Government’s flagship online safety bill may be sunk by next PM

The government’s flagship online safety bill - designed to protect children from harm - faces being scrapped due to a lack of Commons time and more Tory infighting. Online safety campaigners fear the next prime...

Tory MPs weaponise ‘mucky Sunak memo’ in ‘war’ to replace Johnson

Conservative MPs are circulating a “mucky memo” about Rishi Sunak as the race to succeed Boris Johnson in Number 10 descends “into all-out war”. Sunak is called a “schoolboy” and “liar” in the memo being...

Gove the ‘snake’ sacked by PM on the brink after mass resignations

Michael Gove has been sacked and called a “snake” by Downing Street as the constitutional crisis - caused by a prime minister unwilling to face reality - deepens. The rate of resignations from Boris Johnson’s...