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#Number 10

# number-10 - Sunday 4 September, 2022

Zelenskyy heaps praise on Boris Johnson as ‘true friend’ leaves office
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Zelenskyy heaps praise on Boris Johnson as ‘true friend’ leaves office

Sep 4th 2022, 11:56 AM 17,205 Views 24 Comments

The Ukrainian president has said he was ‘concerned’ when he found out there would be a new administration.

# number-10 - Friday 2 September, 2022

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct

Sep 2nd 2022, 7:04 AM 18,510 Views 0 Comments

Sky News has reported the allegations of two women.

# number-10 - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics

Aug 30th 2022, 6:02 PM 15,732 Views 10 Comments

A Tory former leadership rival and critic of the Prime Minister has warned Boris Johnson could try and make a comeback.

# number-10 - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue
# Dominic Cummings
# Dominic Cummings

Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue

Aug 25th 2022, 8:29 AM 27,557 Views 11 Comments

Maitlis left the BBC earlier this year and said the media was often guilty of “normalising” populist views in the name of balance.

# number-10 - Thursday 7 July, 2022

As it happened: Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced
Live Jul 7th 2022, 6:00 PM

As it happened: Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced

  • 'Them's the breaks': Johnson announces resignation
  • Johnson appoints new ministers for caretaker Cabinet
  • Labour leader Keir Starmer says his party will call a vote of confidence if Johnson stays on "for months and months"

# number-10 - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

New blow for Boris Johnson as justice minister quits over Downing Street partygate breaches

Apr 13th 2022, 10:40 PM 30,735 Views 11 Comments

David Wolfson said there had been a “breach of the criminal law” at No 10.

# number-10 - Sunday 13 February, 2022

'He was excellent' - Carbery steps up for Ireland in Sexton's absence
# Number 10
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# Number 10

'He was excellent' - Carbery steps up for Ireland in Sexton's absence

Feb 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 38,515 Views 47 Comments

The 26-year-old Munster man impressed his head coach, Andy Farrell.

# number-10 - Friday 4 February, 2022

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal
# Number 10
# Number 10

Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 5:06 PM 40,516 Views 23 Comments

A fifth aide has walked out of No 10 in 24 hours.

# number-10 - Saturday 29 January, 2022

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'
# Number 10
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# Number 10

'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'

Updated Jan 29th 2022, 12:15 PM 49,132 Views 18 Comments

A new documentary on Ireland’s out-halves airs on BBC One Northern Ireland tomorrow night.

# number-10 - Friday 25 June, 2021

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide

Jun 25th 2021, 12:56 PM 47,338 Views 32 Comments

The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.

# number-10 - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Boris Johnson says restrictions will ease across the UK for Christmas despite concerns
# Christmas Bubble
# Christmas Bubble

Boris Johnson says restrictions will ease across the UK for Christmas despite concerns

Dec 16th 2020, 12:35 PM 12,281 Views 16 Comments

Between 23 and 27 December, up to three households will be allowed to mix under the festive bubble rules.

# number-10 - Monday 16 November, 2020

'I don’t want to be a guy who plays once and then disappears' - Billy Burns
# Number 10
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# Number 10

'I don’t want to be a guy who plays once and then disappears' - Billy Burns

Nov 16th 2020, 1:53 PM 10,290 Views 35 Comments

The 26-year-old made his Ireland debut against Wales on Friday night.

# number-10 - Friday 13 November, 2020

Dominic Cummings wields more power than most ministers in the British government - so why is he leaving?
# Power Struggle
# Power Struggle

Dominic Cummings wields more power than most ministers in the British government - so why is he leaving?

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 5:25 PM 49,284 Views 44 Comments

A power struggle in Downing Street means that Boris Johnson’s top advisor is now set to leave his job.

Dominic Cummings ‘set to leave Downing Street by Christmas’
# Power Struggle
# Power Struggle

Dominic Cummings ‘set to leave Downing Street by Christmas’

Nov 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 28,004 Views 28 Comments

Cummings and Lee Cain are close political allies, having worked together since the Brexit campaign.

# number-10 - Monday 12 October, 2020

Liverpool to face toughest English lockdown as Boris Johnson outlines three-tier Covid-19 plan
# Number 10
# Number 10

Liverpool to face toughest English lockdown as Boris Johnson outlines three-tier Covid-19 plan

Updated Oct 12th 2020, 4:21 PM 52,670 Views 40 Comments

The new system of restrictions in England will designate medium, high and very high risk areas.

# number-10 - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'He's a tremendous player' - Celtic sign Swiss striker from West Ham
# Number 10
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# Number 10

'He's a tremendous player' - Celtic sign Swiss striker from West Ham

Aug 13th 2020, 2:16 PM 14,420 Views 8 Comments

23-year-old Albian Ajeti arrives in Glasgow on a four-year deal.

# number-10 - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'

Updated Apr 7th 2020, 5:42 PM 47,834 Views 77 Comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.

# number-10 - Monday 17 February, 2020

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race
# Andrew Sabisky
# Andrew Sabisky

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Feb 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 45,656 Views 64 Comments

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

# number-10 - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs
# Number 10
# Number 10

Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs

Jan 2nd 2020, 10:43 PM 23,238 Views 26 Comments

Cummings says Number 10 wants to hire an ‘unusual set of people with different skills and backgrounds’ to work as special advisers.

# number-10 - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
# Number 10
# Number 10

Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated

Jun 20th 2019, 6:11 PM 22,033 Views 43 Comments

The vote will now open up to all party members, not just MPs, and the winner of the contest will be announced on the week of 22 July.

# number-10 - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
# Number 10
# Number 10

Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten

Jun 19th 2019, 6:12 PM 27,545 Views 80 Comments

It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.

# number-10 - Friday 14 June, 2019

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
# Race For Number 10
# Race For Number 10

Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race

Jun 14th 2019, 11:30 AM 12,472 Views 10 Comments

Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.

# number-10 - Monday 21 January, 2019

Bilateral deal between the UK and Ireland ruled out
# Brexit Plan B
# Brexit Plan B

Bilateral deal between the UK and Ireland ruled out

Updated Jan 21st 2019, 2:15 PM 76,965 Views 38 Comments

Theresa May is due to set out her next steps on trying to salvage her Brexit plans to the House of Commons today.

# number-10 - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Jackson will face Irish province tomorrow night for first time since move to France
# Number 10
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# Number 10

Jackson will face Irish province tomorrow night for first time since move to France

Dec 13th 2018, 1:53 PM 14,647 Views 100 Comments

Perpignan have recalled Jackson for their clash with Connacht.

# number-10 - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Ex-No 10 Brexit spokesperson: 'Brexit has made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland'
# Tribal
# Tribal

Ex-No 10 Brexit spokesperson: 'Brexit has made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland'

Nov 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 48,486 Views 41 Comments

Matthew O’Toole spoke about where Brexit goes from here, and how it’s made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland.

# number-10 - Monday 9 July, 2018

'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns
# Crowded House
# Crowded House

'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns

Updated Jul 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 161,173 Views 191 Comments

May has defended her Brexit plan in the Commons saying it would be “challenging for the EU”.

# number-10 - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10
# Idol
From The42
# Idol

The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10

May 2nd 2017, 2:38 PM 4,790 Views 5 Comments

“He was one of the greatest of all-time, apart from when Paul McGrath had him in his pocket in 1994.”

# number-10 - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'No return to borders of the past': Enda and Theresa take first steps into uncertain future
# First Meeting
# First Meeting

'No return to borders of the past': Enda and Theresa take first steps into uncertain future

Jul 26th 2016, 3:20 PM 19,006 Views 71 Comments

Enda Kenny and Theresa May have held their first meeting since May became Prime Minister.

# number-10 - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Sexton 'slow getting rid of the ball, I will hunt him,' says ex-Racing team-mate
# Bad Blood
From The42
# Bad Blood

Sexton 'slow getting rid of the ball, I will hunt him,' says ex-Racing team-mate

Oct 8th 2015, 11:01 PM 9,237 Views 18 Comments

Cheers, pal.

# number-10 - Friday 6 February, 2015

Italy captain Sergio Parisse - 'We expected to play against Madigan'
# Number 10
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# Number 10

Italy captain Sergio Parisse - 'We expected to play against Madigan'

Feb 6th 2015, 11:52 AM 8,616 Views 21 Comments

The formidable number eight says starting in the Six Nations comes with ‘big responsibility, big pressure.’

# number-10 - Monday 26 January, 2015

An Argentine footballing legend and nutmeg king has announced his retirement
# Class Act
From The42
# Class Act

An Argentine footballing legend and nutmeg king has announced his retirement

Jan 26th 2015, 9:51 AM 8,244 Views 7 Comments

The former Barcelona man has confirmed that he will bring an end to his career at 36-years-old.

# number-10 - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss
# Comeback Kid
From The42
# Comeback Kid

Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss

Aug 21st 2014, 7:14 AM 5,359 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.

# number-10 - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Ulster sign up Ian Humphreys (again) to challenge for Paddy Jackson's number 10 spot
# Familiar Face
From The42
# Familiar Face

Ulster sign up Ian Humphreys (again) to challenge for Paddy Jackson's number 10 spot

May 7th 2014, 1:27 PM 7,562 Views 11 Comments

The 32-year-old is moving back into his big bro’s house.

# number-10 - Thursday 21 November, 2013

I'm not stepping into Dan Carter's shoes, I wear my own -- Aaron Cruden
# 1st 5/8
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# 1st 5/8

I'm not stepping into Dan Carter's shoes, I wear my own -- Aaron Cruden

Nov 21st 2013, 12:45 PM 2,393 Views 2 Comments

With half of his 28 All Black caps coming from the start, the Chiefs number 10 won’t be considered a back up option any more.

# number-10 - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Madigan admits that out-half selection will be a 'tight call'
# Number 10
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# Number 10

Madigan admits that out-half selection will be a 'tight call'

Nov 17th 2013, 5:36 PM 4,559 Views 17 Comments

The Leinster playmaker described the comprehensive defeat to Australia as a blow to the ego.

# number-10 - Sunday 22 September, 2013

6 things we learned from Jonny Sexton's book excerpt today
# Perfect 10
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# Perfect 10

6 things we learned from Jonny Sexton's book excerpt today

Sep 22nd 2013, 6:35 PM 8,691 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland out-half has an autobiography on the way, and some juicy extracts were revealed today.

# number-10 - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Keatley is Munster's first choice 10, but 'JJ will have the blowtorch on him'
# Life After ROG
From The42
# Life After ROG

Keatley is Munster's first choice 10, but 'JJ will have the blowtorch on him'

Sep 3rd 2013, 5:18 PM 3,651 Views 7 Comments

Rob Penney had his mind on some heavy Munster machinery today.

# number-10 - Friday 9 August, 2013

First McCaw, now Dan Carter is taking a sabbatical
# England 2015
From The42
# England 2015

First McCaw, now Dan Carter is taking a sabbatical

Aug 9th 2013, 11:46 AM 4,172 Views 5 Comments

The New Zealand out half is taking six months off in the hope of making the 2015 World Cup.

# number-10 - Monday 20 May, 2013

Kicking king: ‘Life just gets better and better’ for Jonny Wilkinson
# Heineken Cup Final
From The42
# Heineken Cup Final

Kicking king: ‘Life just gets better and better’ for Jonny Wilkinson

May 20th 2013, 7:34 AM 2,162 Views 0 Comments

The English number 10 says this Heineken Cup victory has in many ways eclipsed his World Cup win.

# number-10 - Friday 15 March, 2013

Here's your 'That Dan Carter Lad Can Do Anything' Pic of the Day
# Perfect 10
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# Perfect 10

Here's your 'That Dan Carter Lad Can Do Anything' Pic of the Day

Mar 15th 2013, 11:39 AM 4,199 Views 0 Comments

Have St Thomas’ any room for a half forward this Sunday?

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