Politics

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Andy Burnham: Labour’s red wall seats would have been safer under me
Re-elected mayor of Greater Manchester says party would have fared better in its heartland had he beaten Jeremy Corbyn to leadership

Toby Helm

15, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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David Miliband’s charity offers unpaid internships but he took home over £700,000
Former MP who runs International Rescue Committee is criticised over adverts for full-time roles

Nicola Slawson

15, May, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Priti Patel accused of lobbying for ‘get-rich-quick’ £20m PPE deal
Labour calls for investigation into home secretary over letter urging government to buy face masks

Nicola Slawson and agency

15, May, 2021 @1:51 PM

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Keir Starmer appoints northern MP to build bridges with backbenchers
Sharon Hodgson becomes Labour leader’s new parliamentary aide as he seeks to improve relations with MPs after troubled reshuffle

Heather Stewart Political editor

14, May, 2021 @7:24 PM

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UK Covid: second vaccine doses accelerated as Indian variant threatens easing – as it happened
Prime minister announces acceleration of vaccination programme as Indian variant threatens June lockdown easing

Nadeem Badshah (now); Mattha Busby and Rachel Hall (earlier)

14, May, 2021 @6:09 PM

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Edwin Poots elected DUP leader to succeed Arlene Foster
Northern Ireland agriculture minister and young Earth creationist says someone else will be first minister

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

14, May, 2021 @5:54 PM

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We can be proud of the Home Office I lead | Letter
Letters: Permanent secretary Matthew Rycroft responds to an article about his government department

Letters

14, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Edwin Poots: DUP’s new creationist leader is a savvy politician
New head of party helped to remove Arlene Foster and then outfoxed his only rival for the leadership role

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

14, May, 2021 @3:47 PM

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Stop locking up EU citizens in removal centres, UK ministers tell border force
Passengers refused entry to UK but who cannot get flight home will be allowed to enter on bail conditions

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

14, May, 2021 @3:13 PM

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How Angela Rayner came out on top after spat with Starmer over reshuffle
Labour deputy leader has shown she has a significant power base and is not shy of using it

Heather Stewart and Jessica Elgot

14, May, 2021 @2:44 PM

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A green recovery bond will enable the government to fund its climate pledges | Letter
Letter: Caroline Lucas MP, Clive Lewis MP, Colin Hines and Richard Murphy call on Rishi Sunak to unveil a new market-leading bond to create jobs and decarbonise homes

Letters

14, May, 2021 @10:32 AM

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Anum Qaisar-Javed holds Airdrie seat for SNP in byelection
28-year-old becomes Scotland’s second ever female Muslim MP, while Scottish Labour gains ground

Libby Brooks Scotland corresponent

14, May, 2021 @8:30 AM

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