Politics

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Nobody believes Johnson did not know about Pincher claims, says Labour peer
Jenny Chapman says PM must answer questions over what he knew when he appointed Tory deputy chief whip

Peter Walker Political correspondent

04, Jul, 2022 @8:10 AM

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Labour to aim to launch national care service inspired by creation of NHS
Exclusive: shadow health secretary says service in England would be brought in over several parliaments

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

03, Jul, 2022 @5:13 PM

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UK ministers to make single-sex toilets compulsory in new public buildings
Government sources confirm move to curb the sole installation of gender-neutral facilities

Rajeev Syal

03, Jul, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Boris Johnson took official jet home from weekend with family in Cornwall
PM spent weekend before Tiverton and Honiton byelection in south-west and flew back on government plane

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

03, Jul, 2022 @1:58 PM

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Boris Johnson accused of ignoring warnings about Chris Pincher amid new allegations
PM under pressure to explain what he knew about former deputy chief whip’s alleged sexual misconduct

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

03, Jul, 2022 @9:20 AM

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Foreign Office to pay £423,000 to whistleblowing lawyer who lost job
FCDO continues to rebut claims by Maria Bamieh, who says she was told to ignore evidence of EU corruption

Rajeev Syal

03, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Chris Pincher: shamed former Tory whip adds to sense of crisis over Johnson
‘Disastrous’ attempt to intervene over Pincher may intensify backbench calls for prime minister to go

Toby Helm Observer political editor

03, Jul, 2022 @8:04 AM

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‘It was refreshing to see what Sherwood did’: how the BBC’s acclaimed miners’ strike drama went down in the real pit villages
In the Nottingham streets where the serial is set, the struggle now is to control the narrative of a fiercely contested history

Tim Adams

03, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Royal Navy promoted sailor despite joining neo-Nazi group
Would-be submariner exposed by Observer escaped discipline amid fear of extremism in forces

Mark Townsend

03, Jul, 2022 @7:15 AM

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Labour accused of ‘silencing’ women in row over sex-based rights group
Party denies ‘gender-critical’ group’s claims that refusal of a conference stand was a ‘political judgment’

Michael Savage

03, Jul, 2022 @6:15 AM

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Germany and Ireland denounce Boris Johnson’s bid to ditch Northern Ireland protocol
Rare joint declaration indicates hardening of EU position on plans that more than 70 Tory MPs failed to vote for

Michael Savage Policy Editor

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Boris Johnson faces investigation into claims over 40 ‘new’ hospitals
Trusts reveal only five wholly new hospitals planned, as Labour says the scheme ‘exists only in PM’s imagination’

Toby Helm Political editor

02, Jul, 2022 @7:00 PM

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