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# 10 downing street

This week
5th February 2023 - 8th February 2023
# Trussonomics
Liz Truss: I was never given a chance to implement my tax-cutting agenda
In her first detailed comments since she was forced out of No 10, Truss said she had not anticipated the resistance she would face to her plans.
Last month
January 2023
# Margaret Gibson
Belfast woman who made plea to Tony Blair feels 'betrayed' 25 years after Good Friday Agreement
Margaret Gibney was a Belfast schoolgirl when she asked the then-prime minister to bring an end to the Troubles in Northern Ireland.
Last year
2022
# 10 downing street
And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.
# Partygate
Police to issue Covid-19 fines against people who attended lockdown parties at Downing Street
The Metropolitan Police said investigators will refer the 20 fixed penalty notices to the ACRO Criminal Records Office.
# champagne problems
Detectives investigating No 10 parties to start contacting people believed to have taken part
The Mirror earlier published a photo showing the Prime Minister near a prosecco bottle during a Christmas quiz.
# William Wragg
Tory opponents of Boris Johnson are facing 'blackmail', MP claims
William Wragg has urged MPs to report intimidation to the police.
All time
# Phone diplomacy
Micheál Martin and Boris Johnson spoke by phone about Brexit, Covid-19 and climate change
The UK prime minister congratulated the new taoiseach.
# 10 downing street
UK Cabinet reshuffle: Boris Johnson names his new Chancellor after Sajid Javid resigns
Geoffrey Cox was fired from his post as attorney general, and Andrea Leadsom was sacked as business secretary.
# a divided union
No-deal Brexit could turn UK into 'a diminished and inward-looking little England', warns Hammond
He said that claims a no-deal Brexit would be positive were “absurd”, and called Johnson’s pledge to bin the backstop “wrecking”.
# Brexit
Prime Minister Johnson: Those who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts
“To our friends in Ireland, I am convinced we can do a deal without checks on Irish border and without that anti-democratic backstop.”
# soft brexit
Theresa May wins over her Cabinet on Brexit deal that Barnier says avoids hard border
The UK premier announced a speech after briefing her Cabinet on the latest Brexit deal draft.
# Brexit
Theresa May fires back at EU: 'I will not overturn the referendum result, or break up my country'
EU Council President Donald Tusk has said he remains “convinced that a compromise, good for all, is still possible”.
# 10 downing street
Mary Lou McDonald wasn't impressed after meeting Theresa May in London
The new Sinn Féin leader says the British Prime Minister has ‘no plan’.
# jump for my love
Leo Varadkar on visiting 10 Downing St: 'I was reminded of that famous scene in Love Actually'
“It wasn’t actually filmed here so I didn’t get a chance to see the stairs,” Varadkar said.
# 10 downing street
"Active abstentionists" - Adams rubbishes talk of Sinn Féin sitting in Westminster
The UK’s general election campaign officially began today.
# Downing Out
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman guests of honour at 10 Downing Street
A sign of times to come? The BOD for President campaign begins now.
# Leveson report
Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently
The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.
# plebgate
Chief whip of Cameron government resigns over 'plebs' comment
Chief whip Andrew Mitchell tendered his resignation to David Cameron this evening after he was accused of calling police officers at 10 Downing Street ‘plebs’.