Politics

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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Ministers seek to fast-track review of deradicalisation schemes
Whitehall sources hope inquiry into Prevent and Channel will be ‘published as quickly as possible’

Dan Sabbagh and Vikram Dodd

18, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Boris Johnson says Southend to be given city status to honour Sir David Amess as MPs pay tribute – as it happened
Boris Johnson says the Queen has agreed that Southend will be made a city following the killing of Sir David Amess

Harry Taylor and Ben Quinn (earlier)

18, Oct, 2021 @6:04 PM

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No 10 appears to confirm Nimco Ali’s Christmas lockdown stay with Johnsons
Friend understood to have stayed over during restrictions, but Downing Street says no Covid rules breached

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, Oct, 2021 @2:17 PM

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US urges UK to rebuild relations with Paris after submarine contract row
Exclusive: diplomatic effort by US following Australia cancelling $66bn deal with France not matched by London

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Oct, 2021 @6:05 PM

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England to open walk-in Covid clinics for children aged 12-15 within weeks
Move to speed up vaccinations follows rising infection rates in secondary schools

Linda Geddes

17, Oct, 2021 @5:33 PM

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Sir David Amess obituary
Dedicated Conservative politician who served as Southend West’s MP for nearly 25 years

Stephen Bates

17, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Labour urges Dominic Raab to tackle justice system ‘chaos’
David Lammy says justice secretary should focus on courts after proposal to undermine human rights law

Heather Stewart

17, Oct, 2021 @1:34 PM

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Labour needs big ideas to win voters back, report warns
Study finds party’s former supporters now see Tories as having a ‘record of delivery’

Toby Helm

17, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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French villagers bid to stop Tory donor Aquind laying cable under Channel
Energy firm and director Alexander Temerko have given £1.1m between them to Conservatives

Jon Ungoed-Thomas and John Lichfield in Normandy

17, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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MPs continue to hold constituency surgeries after David Amess killing
Surgeries resume only 24 hours after MP killed while meeting constituents in Leigh-on-Sea

Guardian staff and agency

16, Oct, 2021 @5:02 PM

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United Nations withdraws Matt Hancock job offer
Former health secretary will no longer become special envoy for UN’s economic commission for Africa

James Tapper

16, Oct, 2021 @4:47 PM

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