... at a time when political focus is on Russia and the expansion of
has become one of the most vocal critics of the deal since he left his position in December. In his column he defends the decision of the government to go ahead with what BorisJohnson called his oven-ready deal, and argues that the UK had no choice but to sign the protocol as it was the only way to realise Britain's departure from the
If we hadn't, I think we would still be in the
, he said.
told the US president ...
... added to burgeoning inflation, and severely hurt services. This has been a result of the rising energy prices and shrinking standards of living.
Britain's economic relationship with China is of critical importance, and UK Prime Minister BorisJohnson
has made it clear that after
The UK can't afford to distance itself from the largest consumer market and trading nation on Earth.
is struggling to influence ultra-hawks within
the Conservative Party
who are trying ...
... resolution to the impasse. With reduced powers, the mothballing of Stormont means civil servants and ministers from the outgoing administration will run Northern Ireland in what has been called a zombified state. DUP strategists hope that this will embolden BorisJohnson, the prime minister, and Liz Truss, the foreign secretary, and strengthen their hand in a showdown with
the EU Commission
. They have threatened to abandon parts of the protocol, but
said he wanted action, not words.
Today is the day ...
... focused on the bottom 20% and see what can be done to help them through the benefit system. Tax cuts are hard to target in the same way. The bosses of
called for a windfall tax on the soaring profits at big energy companies, and
refused to rule it out on Thursday,
If you can define what you mean by a windfall, so people will see this as a genuine one-off that isn't part of a longer-term tax burden on that set of companies, then the arguments for ...
More than 90,000 civil servants are expected to lose their jobs in an attempt to find money to help the cost of living crisis, according to BorisJohnson.
More than 90,000 civil servants are expected to lose their jobs in an attempt to find money to help the cost of living crisis, according to
The prime minister is understood to have tasked the cabinet with cutting staff by a ...
Prime Minister BorisJohnson of Britain sidestepped questions on Thursday about documents linking a major political donation to a Russian bank account.
of Britain sidestepped questions on Thursday about documents linking a major political donation ...
... a former
The election, in which
were told to abstain given the extent of backbench Conservative disquiet on the issue, followed revelations that the intelligence services had concerns about a peerage for
, a close friend.
document, which ran to nine pages, contained no new information beyond a handful of redacted emails, including one in which
confirmed he had completed a form, and another in which an unidentified official ...
The police investigating lockdown breaking parties in Downing Street said they had issued 50 more fines, increasing pressure on Britain s prime minister BorisJohnson, who had previously been penalized for one breach.
LONDON - The police investigating lockdown breaking parties in Downing Street said they had issued 50 more fines, increasing pressure on Britain s prime minister
, who had previously ...