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Liz Truss has shifted her focus to tackling anti-social behaviour after a bruising weekend over the cost of living crisis - while Rishi Sunak has pledged to..
2 hours ago • Sky News

Downing Street has rejected calls for Boris Johnson to summon an emergency COBRA meeting to deal with the cost of living crisis.
11 hours ago • Sky News

People will have to go without food and be unable to heat their homes by October if the government doesn't take urgent action on the cost of living crisis,..
15 hours ago • Sky News
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak are coming under growing pressure to explain how they would help British families with the cost of living crisis this autumn.
20 hours ago • Sky News
The next prime minister is facing calls to immediately increase Universal Credit payments to stop vulnerable people spiralling further into poverty when fuel..
2 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss was not ruling out future cost of living support when she said she would reject "handouts", her supporters have said, with prominent backer Penny..
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Liz Truss has pledged to "immediately" reverse the increase in National Insurance if she wins the race for Number 10.
2 days ago • Sky News
Water companies across the UK are being "strongly urged" to enforce a hosepipe ban.
2 days ago • Sky News
Some families are up to £1,600 a year worse off because of the cost of living crisis - even after government help is taken into account.
2 days ago • Sky News

Rishi Sunak has vowed to phase out university degrees that do not improve students' "earning potential", under plans to reform education if he became the UK's..
2 days ago • Sky News
The Conservative leadership hopefuls have clashed over how best to help households amid the cost of living crisis, with Liz Truss ruling out direct support and..
2 days ago • Sky News
A "death by dangerous cycling" law should be created in the UK, the transport secretary has said.
3 days ago • Sky News
Rishi Sunak has said Nicola Sturgeon needs to be beaten rather than ignored, aiming a dig at Liz Truss who earlier this week called Scotland's first minister an..
3 days ago • Sky News

Liz Truss was interrupted by "militant activists" as she attempted to deliver her opening speech at a Conservative Party hustings in Eastbourne.
3 days ago • Sky News
Body language expert Judi James has revealed the telltale signs that show when Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss are feeling the pressure of the Tory leadership contest.
3 days ago • Sky News
Rishi Sunak has been accused of "funnelling taxpayers' money to rich Tory shires" after he told party members he had been working to divert funding from..
4 days ago • Sky News

Rishi Sunak has been accused of "funnelling taxpayers' money to rich Tory shires" after he told party members he had been working to divert funding from..
4 days ago • Sky News
Kwasi Kwarteng has insisted the PM and chancellor are "completely on top" of the UK's economic problems after the pair were criticised for going on holiday as..
4 days ago • Sky News
Sir Keir Starmer has been found to have breached the MPs' code of conduct eight times.
4 days ago • Sky News
Rishi Sunak won the audience, but Liz Truss appears to have a grip on the Tory membership in the country.
4 days ago • Sky News
Tory leadership rivals, former chancellor Rishi Sunak and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, faced some tough questions on Thursday evening - from Sky's Kay Burley and..
5 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak may have been grilled by Kay Burley but it was the audience members who got first crack at each of the candidates during Sky News' The..
4 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak faced tough challenges from Conservative members during a Sky News programme just hours after interest rates were hiked.
4 days ago • Sky News
Rishi Sunak was deemed to have won Sky News' Battle for Number 10 after the majority of audience members voted for him over Liz Truss.
4 days ago • Sky News

Liz Truss has refused a Conservative Party member's request for her to apologise for proposing to link public sector pay to local living costs - reiterating that..
4 days ago • Sky News
Both Boris Johnson and his chancellor Nadhim Zahawi are away on holiday as the Bank of England hiked interest rates for 27 years and warned of the longest..
4 days ago • Sky News
Healthcare leaders have called for Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak to come up with proper solutions to fix the NHS instead of offering "glib soundbites, gimmicks and..
4 days ago • Sky News

In one month and two days, a new prime minister will hold an audience with the Queen at Buckingham Palace, before walking through the black door of Downing..
4 days ago • Sky News
Three former health secretaries have written to Boris Johnson, urging him to authorise immediate interim payments to the victims of the infected blood scandal.
5 days ago • Sky News
Music industry leaders have written to the final two candidates in the Tory leadership race, calling for their support if they get the keys to Number 10.
5 days ago • Sky News
Diversity training across government departments is "riddled with left-wing views", claims Suella Braverman.
5 days ago • Sky News
England's social care sector must be given an urgent injection of cash before the end of the year, a group of MPs have warned.
5 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss has received a fresh boost in her bid to become the next Conservative leader as she and rival Rishi Sunak prepare to face the cameras on Sky News this..
5 days ago • Sky News
After more than a month of campaigning, postal ballots are expected to be issued soon to the around 160,000 Conservative party members as Rishi Sunak and Liz..
5 days ago • Sky News
Sajid Javid has thrown his support behind Liz Truss as the next Conservative Party leader, in what will come as a huge blow to Rishi Sunak.
5 days ago • Sky News

Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss have been fleshing out their policy positions on a host of key issues as the race to become prime minister enters its final stage.
6 days ago • Sky News
People who vilify the UK will be treated as extremists and could be referred to the government's Prevent programme if Rishi Sunak becomes prime minister.
5 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss has said she would "support and extend" the government's controversial Rwanda deportation policy "to more countries".
5 days ago • Sky News

The UK Parliament has closed down its TikTok account after MPs raised concerns over allegations the company passes data to the Chinese government.
5 days ago • Sky News
The government has extended its visa route from Hong Kong to allow young people born after the handover to China to come to the UK.
6 days ago • Sky News
Conservative members are facing delays in receiving their postal ballots to vote for who they want to be the party's next leader due to security fears.
6 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss has extended her lead over Rishi Sunak among Tory members, according to a new poll, after the foreign secretary U-turned on a plan to link public..
6 days ago • Sky News
Liz Truss has U-turned on her latest policy to "wage war on Whitehall waste" after a Tory backlash over its impact on public sector pay.
6 days ago • Sky News
Almost 700 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in a single day - a record for the year so far, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.
1 week ago • Sky News
Conservative leadership hopeful Liz Truss is promising to "wage war on Whitehall waste" with proposals to shake up civil service pay.
1 week ago • Sky News
Liz Truss has suggested she would "ignore" Nicola Sturgeon if she were to become the next leader of the Conservative Party.
1 week ago • Sky News
It's the endorsement both candidates desperately wanted in the battle for the Tory crown.
1 week ago • Sky News
Former Tory leadership contender Penny Mordaunt has endorsed Liz Truss in the race to be prime minister, in a huge blow to Rishi Sunak.
1 week ago • Sky News

There are "no plans" to mark England's first major footballing trophy since the men's side won the World Cup in 1966 with a bank holiday, Number 10 has said.
1 week ago • Sky News

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