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Boris Johnson considers Chris Pincher matter closed after resignation, No 10 suggests – UK politics live
Latest updates: PM’s spokesperson stresses former deputy chief whip ‘no longer a minister’ after reports Pincher drunkenly groped two men

Jedidajah Otte (now) and Rachel Hall (earlier)

01, Jul, 2022 @2:19 PM

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Scandal after scandal: timeline of Tory sleaze under Boris Johnson
PM’s tenure has been characterised by disrepute, from lockdown breaches to serious sexual assaults

Josh Halliday

01, Jul, 2022 @1:04 PM

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No 10 denies PM knew of Chris Pincher misconduct claims before promotion
Pincher resigned as deputy chief whip after reports he drunkenly groped two men at a private club

Jane Clinton and Rowena Mason

01, Jul, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Scottish independence: yes activists regroup amid rows over strategy
Grassroots groups prepare for action after second referendum date announced, but Scottish public remains divided

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:58 AM

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Johnson risks breakup of UK over Northern Ireland protocol, says Varadkar
Ireland’s deputy PM accuses No 10 of making ‘shocking’ blunders with protocol bill

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

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Labour will never strike deal with SNP, Keir Starmer to pledge
Exclusive: Party leader to rule out talks with nationalists in attempt to spike Tory ‘coalition of chaos’ attacks

Jessica Elgot and Severin Carrell

01, Jul, 2022 @10:30 AM

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Starmer allies reject claims leftwingers blocked from standing for Labour
Party figures understood to have urged leader to rein in acolytes after candidates from left excluded from longlists

Heather Stewart Political editor

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Tory deputy chief whip resigns after ‘drunkenly groping two men’
Chris Pincher’s resignation is latest in a series of allegations of sexual misconduct by Conservative MPs

Jessica Elgot, Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti

30, Jun, 2022 @8:51 PM

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Boris Johnson faces tax questions after signalling defence budget rise
PM says increase to 2.5% of GDP will be reached by end of decade as UK needs to adapt to more dangerous world

Heather Stewart, and Peter Walker and Dan Sabbagh in Madrid

30, Jun, 2022 @7:30 PM

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Brexit led to 14% fall in UK exports to EU in 2021, trade figures say
Goods and services exported to bloc affected by return of customs border, EU commissioner says

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

30, Jun, 2022 @6:20 PM

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His suit a mess, his skin blotchy, Boris Johnson still thinks he’s a catch | John Crace
Vladimir Putin might not fancy him much, but buoyed by his halfwit foreign secretary, the PM wound up some happy travels

John Crace

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Boris Johnson’s new ‘golden rule’: the bunker mentality
Embattled PM embraces silence on party and personal matters after being branded delusional for third-term comment

Peter Walker in Madrid

30, Jun, 2022 @5:00 PM

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