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2022
# no 10
Boris Johnson ally Nadine Dorries claims ex-PM ‘will be back’ one day
The former UK culture minister said Boris Johnson threw a ‘successful’ party to thank his supporters after he bowed out of the race to replace Liz Truss.
# rishi sunak
Sunak shake-up: New British Prime Minister shuffles Cabinet, here's who's in so far
Almost a dozen of former PM Liz Truss’ top-tier ministers have been axed.
# no 10
Taoiseach congratulates Rishi Sunak but SDLP leader labels his 'coronation a farce'
The SDLP leader has called for an early general election, but a senior Tory MP has said this will not happen.
# no 10
Sunak collects 100 Tory nominations as Mordaunt announces bid and three ministers back Johnson
Who will emerge as the top candidate to be the UK’s next prime minister?
# no 10
Pressure mounts on Truss and Kwarteng over UK economic plans
Senior Tories warned the Chancellor of further turmoil if he does not get the support of MPs for his fiscal measures
# Downing Street
Liz Truss officially Prime Minister after meeting with Britain's Queen Elizabeth
The handover of power from Boris Johnson to Liz Truss is taking place at the queen’s Balmoral estate.
# Partygate
Downing Street denies Boris Johnson sought to block release of Sue Gray report
Earlier, British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps insisted that Johnson did not believe he was at a lockdown-breaking party.
# Partygate
Johnson accused of lying to MPs over images showing him drinking at leaving do
The UK PM is seen raising a glass while surrounded by at least nine people and six bottles of wine during the second lockdown.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson insists No 10 will not block names from Sue Gray report
Johnson said he was ‘very grateful’ for the Met Police’s investigation, which resulted in him being fined once for a lockdown breach.
# Partygate
Boris Johnson faces no further action in 126-fine partygate investigation
Downing Street said the Met Police told the UK Prime Minister he will not get another fine as they closed the investigation.
# Partygate
Tories whipped to delay vote on probe into whether Boris Johnson misled Parliament
The UK Government says the deferral will allow MPs ‘to have all the facts at their disposal’ when they make a decision.
# Downing Street
New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches
David Wolfson said there had been a “breach of the criminal law” at No 10.
# Downing Street
UK police send Boris Johnson legal questionnaire in No 10 'partygate' probe
Downing Street said the Prime Minister will ‘respond as required’.
# London
Police step in as Labour leader Keir Starmer targeted by mob near UK Parliament
The Labour leader faced baseless allegations of “protecting paedophiles” after the Prime Minister used a widely criticised smear.
# Downing Street
Boris Johnson starts new week with fresh staff in hopes of turning around fortunes
More announcements are expected on No 10 staffing in coming days following a swathe of resignations.
# no 10
Four of Boris Johnson's key advisers quit in one day as political pressure mounts
Today, Johnson backtracked on the criticised and debunked claim that Starmer failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile.
# Partygate
Johnson apologises as Gray report says No 10 parties showed 'failures of leadership and judgement'
Several of the gatherings should not have been allowed to take place, the report has found.
Sue Gray's redacted report on the “partygate” allegations has been published this afternoon.
Several of the gatherings should not have been allowed to take place, the report has found.
Speaking in the House of Commons, Boris Johnson said he “accepts Sue Gray’s general findings in full”.
Met police denies delaying publication of Sue Gray inquiry as officers examine material
No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
# Under Pressure
Boris Johnson’s wait for report into pandemic parties at No 10 continues
The report was expected to be handed to No 10 today but had not been delivered by the time the Commons adjourned.
# lockdown parties
Boris Johnson willing to speak to police investigating No 10 parties
The British Prime Minister has insisted he does not believe he has broken coronavirus laws.
# UK
Boris Johnson faces further calls to resign as reports suggest No 10 team to be culled
Johnson is preparing to announce a series of policies as he looks to survive pressure over the partygate revelations.
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# Independence
No 10 trying to cut Nicola Sturgeon out of COP26 summit, leaked messages say
The Scottish First Minister responded by saying anyone who allows politics to get in the way of tackling climate change would be abdicating responsibility.
# Under Pressure
Leaks, refurbs and lockdown outbursts: Why is pressure mounting on Boris Johnson?
Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street flat is to be investigated by the Electoral Commission.
# Cain ain't able
Mutiny in Number 10: What is going on in Boris Johnson's government and why does it matter?
The Vote Leave staffer is leaving Downing Street at the end of the year.
# lee cain
Boris Johnson's communications chief resigns in Downing Street power struggle
Lee Cain has announced his resignation despite being offered the position as the prime minister’s chief of staff.
# Double figures
Man City owners buy majority share in French side Troyes to take control of 10th club
City Football Group have added the Ligue 2 outfit to their global portfolio.
# no 10
Julian Smith sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary
Simon Coveney said he didn’t believe there would be a government in Northern Ireland today without Smith’s leadership.
# the irish question
What are the possible sticking points in Boris Johnson's backstop alternative?
Leo Varadkar, who spoke with Boris Johnson this evening, said the plans do not fully meet “the agreed objectives of the backstop”.
# big fan
Steve Nash chooses No. 10 jersey in tribute to Glenn Hoddle and Zinedine Zidane
The football-loving point guard was unveiled by the LA Lakers in California this week and broke out a bit of Spanish too.