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Boris Johnson’s allies breathed a big sigh of relief as the Met Police closed their investigation into the partygate scandal with no more fines for the PM
The state opening of the UK parliament took place this week, with the Prince of Wales delivering a Queen’s Speech aimed at resetting Boris Johnson’s government
The Labour party scored some big London victories in this year’s local elections but only modest gains elsewhere in England
Boris Johnson seeks ways to fix the growing cost of living crisis ahead of next week’s local elections
Prime minister apologises in the House of Commons but now faces a third probe into his conduct
Boris Johnson becomes the first prime minister to have been found to have committed a criminal offence while in office, after police issue a fine
The chancellor faced harsh criticism this week for the non-dom tax status of his wife, as the UK’s cost of living crunch hit home
The first fines in the Partygate scandal have been issued by the Met police, but Boris Johnson dodged questions about whether his position was still at risk
Measures to protect Britons from the cost of living crisis were criticised for not going anywhere near far enough
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returned to the UK, bringing a spot of good news in an otherwise turbulent political week
MPs this week applauded Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukraine's president, who urged the UK to do more to help his country, in an historic address to the House of Commons
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine became more brutal this week, with urban bombardment of civilians. We discuss what is likely to happen next and the west’s response
It's been a dark week for Europe as Russia invades Ukraine. Do the UK's sanctions go far enough and what sort of impact might the war have at home?
While attention has focused on the unfolding drama in Ukraine, the Labour party and Liberal Democrats, behind the scenes, have been quietly carving up the map of the UK political battleground ahead of the next general election
The prime minister completed a shuffle at Downing Street this week but the sacking of Met Police chief Cressida Dick by London’s mayor threw the investigation into 'partygate' into chaos
The prime minister’s Downing Street operation collapsed this week after he was criticised by a longstanding aide for a slur he made about Sir Keir Starmer
It’s been another turbulent week in the Partygate scandal. But Boris Johnson insisted that he would not censor or impede the investigation into lockdown parties
The latest twists and turns in the ‘partygate’ drama this week as Conservative MPs threatened a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson’s future hung in the balance after more revelations about lockdown-busting parties in Downing Street led the prime minister to apologise for his behaviour
Inflation is soaring, energy bills are rising, tax increases are on the horizon and households are facing growing financial pressure
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Politician with an insider's eye on what makes the country tick
Liberal Democrats thrash the Tories in the North Shropshire by-election, marking the end of a dire week for Boris Johnson
Covid rules were tightened abruptly in England, adding to pressures on a beleaguered prime minister