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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Number 10

Last month
January 2023
# Number 10
Carbery could get Six Nations shot as Sexton faces race against time
Jack Crowley and Ross Byrne also featured in green last autumn.
Last year
2022
# Number 10
Sunak to become UK Prime Minister tomorrow morning
The UK’s monarch will invite the newly elected prime minister to form a government tomorrow
# Number 10
Who is the UK's new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak?
Sunak will now have to unite a divided party that has seen huge blows in opinion polls
# Tory leadership
Rishi Sunak could be named UK PM as soon as this afternoon in wake of Johnson withdrawal
Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt face off in the race for No 10 after ex-PM said it is ‘not the right time’ for him to stand.
Boris Johnson pulled out of the leadership race dramatically last night.
Sunak has over 140 public declarations while leadership rival Penny Mordaunt has fewer than 30.
Nominations for the leadership will close at 2pm today.
Truss has quit - so what happens now and who might take over?
Labour leader Keir Starmer calls for a general election 'now' after Liz Truss resigns as PM
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy heaps praise on Boris Johnson as ‘true friend’ leaves office
The Ukrainian president has said he was ‘concerned’ when he found out there would be a new administration.
# Downing Street
Minister and No 10 aide face accusations of sexual misconduct
Sky News has reported the allegations of two women.
# Comeback Kid
Boris Johnson evades questions when asked about potential return to politics
A Tory former leadership rival and critic of the Prime Minister has warned Boris Johnson could try and make a comeback.
# dominic cummings
Emily Maitlis says BBC ‘sought to pacify’ Number 10 over Newsnight monologue
Maitlis left the BBC earlier this year and said the media was often guilty of “normalising” populist views in the name of balance.
AS IT HAPPENED
Boris Johnson steps down as PM but questions turn to when he'll be replaced
Johnson appointed a new Cabinet to serve during the handover today.
'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"
# 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.
# Number 10
'He was excellent' - Carbery steps up for Ireland in Sexton's absence
The 26-year-old Munster man impressed his head coach, Andy Farrell.
# Number 10
Boris Johnson hit by fresh resignation and calls to quit in ‘partygate’ scandal
A fifth aide has walked out of No 10 in 24 hours.
# Number 10
'Ronan and David's rivalry was as intense as the one with Johnny Sexton'
A new documentary on Ireland’s out-halves airs on BBC One Northern Ireland tomorrow night.
All time
# matt hancock
UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.
# christmas bubble
Boris Johnson says restrictions will ease across the UK for Christmas despite concerns
Between 23 and 27 December, up to three households will be allowed to mix under the festive bubble rules.
# Number 10
'I don’t want to be a guy who plays once and then disappears' - Billy Burns
The 26-year-old made his Ireland debut against Wales on Friday night.
# Power Struggle
Dominic Cummings wields more power than most ministers in the British government - so why is he leaving?
A power struggle in Downing Street means that Boris Johnson’s top advisor is now set to leave his job.
# Power Struggle
Dominic Cummings ‘set to leave Downing Street by Christmas’
Cummings and Lee Cain are close political allies, having worked together since the Brexit campaign.
# Number 10
Liverpool to face toughest English lockdown as Boris Johnson outlines three-tier Covid-19 plan
The new system of restrictions in England will designate medium, high and very high risk areas.
# Number 10
'He's a tremendous player' - Celtic sign Swiss striker from West Ham
23-year-old Albian Ajeti arrives in Glasgow on a four-year deal.
# Coronavirus
Boris Johnson remains in intensive care but is 'breathing without any assistance'
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab provided the public with an update on Johnson’s condition this afternoon.
# Andrew Sabisky
Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race
Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.
# Number 10
Dominic Cummings calls for ‘weirdos and misfits' to apply for Downing Street jobs
Cummings says Number 10 wants to hire an ‘unusual set of people with different skills and backgrounds’ to work as special advisers.
# Number 10
Jeremy Hunt to take on Boris Johnson in Tory contest face-off after Michael Gove is eliminated
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
Rory Stewart eliminated from Conservative leadership contest as race begins to tighten
It comes following a third round of voting by conservative MPs today.
# race for number 10
Health secretary Matt Hancock withdraws from Tory leadership race
Hancock received just 20 votes in the first ballot of 313 Tory MPs.
# brexit plan b
Bilateral deal between the UK and Ireland ruled out
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
Jackson will face Irish province tomorrow night for first time since move to France
Perpignan have recalled Jackson for their clash with Connacht.
# tribal
Ex-No 10 Brexit spokesperson: 'Brexit has made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland'
Matthew O’Toole spoke about where Brexit goes from here, and how it’s made the rest of the UK more like Northern Ireland.
# crowded house
'The Brexit dream is dying... we're headed for the status of a colony': Turmoil in UK as Boris resigns
May has defended her Brexit plan in the Commons saying it would be “challenging for the EU”.
# idol
The story of Robbie Keane and the Italian legend who inspired him to wear number 10
“He was one of the greatest of all-time, apart from when Paul McGrath had him in his pocket in 1994.”
# First meeting
'No return to borders of the past': Enda and Theresa take first steps into uncertain future
Enda Kenny and Theresa May have held their first meeting since May became Prime Minister.
# Bad Blood
Sexton 'slow getting rid of the ball, I will hunt him,' says ex-Racing team-mate
Cheers, pal.
# Number 10
Italy captain Sergio Parisse - 'We expected to play against Madigan'
The formidable number eight says starting in the Six Nations comes with ‘big responsibility, big pressure.’
# Class Act
An Argentine footballing legend and nutmeg king has announced his retirement
The former Barcelona man has confirmed that he will bring an end to his career at 36-years-old.
# Comeback Kid
Paddy Jackson: I was sad to see Anscombe leave, but training is class with Kiss
The Ulster and Ireland out-half talks to us about his recovery from a fractured vertebrae and a new era around Ravenhill.
# familiar face
Ulster sign up Ian Humphreys (again) to challenge for Paddy Jackson's number 10 spot
The 32-year-old is moving back into his big bro’s house.
# 1st 5/8
I'm not stepping into Dan Carter's shoes, I wear my own -- Aaron Cruden
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
Madigan admits that out-half selection will be a 'tight call'
The Leinster playmaker described the comprehensive defeat to Australia as a blow to the ego.
# Perfect 10
6 things we learned from Jonny Sexton's book excerpt today
The Ireland out-half has an autobiography on the way, and some juicy extracts were revealed today.