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Downing Street has mounted a fightback against "sleaze" accusations by planting stories in Tory-supporting newspapers accusing Dominic Cummings of leaking Number..
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Wales is again speeding up the lifting of COVID lockdown restrictions by bringing forward further reopenings by two weeks.
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Britain's most senior civil servant is personally overseeing the fallout from the refurbishment of Downing Street, Whitehall sources have told Sky News.
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Australia and Britain are heading towards a free trade deal during two days of talks in London.
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In a House of Commons debate last week on the Greensill lobbying scandal, several Labour MPs referred to former prime minister David Cameron as "Dodgy Dave".
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MPs have declared that Uighurs and other ethnic and religious minorities in China's Xinjiang region are being subjected to genocide.
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Boris Johnson has performed a U-turn after Downing Street announced an internal inquiry into how private text messages between the prime minister and billionaire..
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David Cameron lobbied the Treasury's top civil servant on behalf of a financial services firm that later collapsed.
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Britons' prospects of booking a foreign holiday this summer have been given a boost, with the government saying coronavirus passports will be available "as soon..
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Up to 350,000 predominantly black and Asian service personnel have not been formally remembered in the same way as their white comrades.
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"Class-based bias" still exists in Westminster, according to the prime minister's former director of communications.
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Boris Johnson has a presentation problem.
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MPs have accused the government of a "missed opportunity" in failing to give more detailed plans on how Britons might be able to enjoy foreign holidays this..
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Two hundred of the UK's charities and aid organisations have accused the government of delivering a "tragic blow" to the world's most marginalised people..
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Manchester United co-chairman Joel Glazer has "apologised unreservedly" to fans following the club's aborted plans to join the European Super League.
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They say every dog has its day - and one political pooch had hers during prime minister's questions.
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The chairman of Italian football giants Juventus - one of the clubs who attempted a breakaway European Super League - has suggested Boris Johnson was so opposed..
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Tony Blair has told Sky News that issues around lobbying should be looked at "thoroughly", but "by and large" the British system is "pretty clean".
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Sir James Dyson has said it is "absurd to suggest" his company was doing anything other than trying to follow the rules, after it was reported that the prime..
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The withdrawal of the six Premier League teams from the proposed European Super League is the "right result for football fans, clubs and communities across the..
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Tony Blair is calling on Boris Johnson to launch a major publicity blitz to boost COVID vaccine take-up rates and allay fears about side-effects.
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Veterans minister Johnny Mercer has left the government amid his unhappiness over a lack of progress on legislation designed to protect ex-soldiers who served in..
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The government has abandoned plans to hold White House-style televised briefings - despite spending £2.6m on a new studio.
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Veterans minister Johnny Mercer has quit the government, according to Downing Street.
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Britons who test positive for COVID-19 or are exposed to the virus could be sent antiviral tablets to take at home under new government plans.
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The equalities minister has criticised "bad faith" attempts to discredit a government-commissioned race report as she faced MPs in the Commons.
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A firm linked to the lawyer tasked by the prime minister with looking into the Greensill Capital lobbying scandal has been given £7m in government contracts..
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The government is "exploring every possibility, including legislative options", to stop the proposed European Super League, the prime minister has said.
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Labour is within touching distance of an overall majority in the Welsh Parliament, a new poll for Sky News reveals.
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One of Boris Johnson's ministers and most prominent leadership backers has informed the government he is intending to resign, Sky News understands.
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Former prime minister David Cameron and Chancellor Rishi Sunak are set to be hauled before MPs to answer questions over the Greensill Capital lobbying..
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Michael Gove is visiting Israel to study a COVID "green pass" smartphone app that could soon be the model for vaccine passports in the UK.
3 days ago • Sky News
An angry landlord told Sir Keir Starmer to leave his pub, while Boris Johnson appeared unable to name the current Conservative West of England metro mayor on a..
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Travel from India to the UK is being banned for non-UK and Irish citizens from 4am on Friday after the country was added to the travel "red list".
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Human rights experts from the United Nations have alleged that a government-commissioned race report tried to "normalise white supremacy".
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Tech companies should "live up to their moral duty" and do more to safeguard children, the home secretary will say later.
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The prime minister's trip to India later next week has been cancelled, Downing Street has confirmed.
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Ministers are urgently seeking advice on how they might prevent top English football clubs joining the new European Super League, sources have confirmed.
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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon defends her record on education, health and drug deaths.
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David Cameron did not do anything wrong when lobbying for Greensill Capital and "meticulously observed the rules", the environment secretary has told Sky News.
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It will take five years for some hospitals to catch up with the backlog of patient care caused by the coronavirus pandemic, NHS Providers has warned.
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Of the hundreds of elections taking place on 6 May, few could be more important than the race to be mayor of the West Midlands.
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Boris Johnson should relinquish his right to decide when possible breaches of the ministerial code warrant investigation, according to the chair of the Committee..
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The foreign secretary is set to reveal which UK projects around the world will be axed or reduced following a decision to slash foreign aid spending by almost a..
6 days ago • Sky News
A government adviser became a director of Greensill Capital months after taking on his Cabinet Office role - in the latest link between the now-collapsed finance..
1 week ago • Sky News
Whitehall's spending watchdog has launched an investigation into Greensill Capital's involvement in government-backed COVID support schemes prior to the firm's..
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Health Secretary Matt Hancock is being accused of "cronyism at the heart of government" by Labour after it was revealed he has been given shares in a family firm..
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The Foreign Office has summoned the Russian ambassador over concerns of "a pattern of malign behaviour", as the US announced sanctions against Moscow.
1 week ago • Sky News
Boris Johnson has said he has "no doubt" a backlog of 4.7 million people waiting to start NHS treatment can be tackled.
1 week ago • Sky News

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