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Covid: Omicron spreading in the community, Javid confirms

1 hour 47 min ago
The new variant is spreading in multiple regions of England, the health secretary says.

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Review of boy's death to begin next week

3 hours 38 min ago
The investigation focuses on the six-year-old tortured and killed by his father and stepmother.

Covid: There is now community transmission of Omicron variant - Sajid Javid

4 hours 42 min ago
The health secretary tells the Commons there are now cases with no links to international travel.

Iain Duncan Smith: No investigation over Tory MP's work for gel maker

5 hours 4 min ago
The former Tory leader had been accused of a conflict of interest over his role writing a report.

Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: 'We must do more' to stop abuse - Zahawi

5 hours 18 min ago
No government can legislate for evil “but we will take actions where we can”, the education secretary says.

Arwen power cut delays 'completely unacceptable' - Minister Greg Hands

6 hours 5 min ago
Power has been restored to 99.8% of those affected by Storm Arwen, but it is “not good enough” says Greg Hands.

Grenfell Tower: Governments hid fire safety risks, inquiry hears

7 hours 59 min ago
A lawyer for victims of the 2017 fire says the "concealment" of safety risks is a "major scandal".

Tory councillor defects to Reclaim amid North Shropshire by-election campaign

9 hours 38 min ago
Anthony Allen becomes the first elected official of Reclaim, the party set up by actor Laurence Fox.

FDA union on Priti Patel bullying claims High Court case

10 hours 22 min ago
The FDA is to "reflect" on losing the High Court challenge over Priti Patel bullying charge as it considers an appeal.

Union loses legal challenge to PM's decision to back Priti Patel

10 hours 39 min ago
Boris Johnson kept his home secretary in place, saying she had not broken ministerial rules.

Matt Hancock apologises again for breaking Covid rules as health secretary

11 hours 53 min ago
Former health secretary Matt Hancock says he understands why people were angry at him.

PM on ramping up campaign against county lines gangs

13 hours 11 min ago
The government is pledging to dismantle county line gangs in a drugs policy overhaul.

Online Safety Bill : What to expect

14 hours 13 min ago
Politicians are due to give their recommendations for the landmark piece of legislation.

County lines: Government pledges to dismantle 2,000 gangs in drug policy overhaul

15 hours 46 min ago
A 10-year drug strategy will also see increased investment in treatment and recovery, the government says.

NI 100: What was the Anglo-Irish Treaty?

16 hours 10 min ago
One hundred years ago British and Irish delegates gathered in 10 Downing Street to sign it.

Matt Hancock: Breaking Covid guidance 'failure of leadership'

16 hours 24 min ago
The former health secretary Matt Hancock tells the BBC he is "sorry for all the people I let down".

NI 100: Signing of Anglo-Irish Treaty marked 100 years on

16 hours 41 min ago
The treaty created an independent Irish Free State but led to the Irish Civil War.

Navy rape complainant backs civilian court trials for serious offences

21 hours 20 min ago
The woman says there were serious failings in the handling of her rape case by a military court.

Levelling up: Government white paper likely to be delayed to 2022

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 17:31
Labour accuses the government of being in "disarray", but ministers promise to tackle regional inequality.

Covid: Travel changes too late to halt potential new wave - scientist

Sun, 12/05/2021 - 16:11
The return of pre-departure Covid tests for travellers to the UK will come into force on Tuesday.