Politics

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Boris and Carrie Johnson name daughter Romy Iris Charlotte
Romy is after Carrie’s aunt Rosemary, Iris after Greek word for rainbow, and Charlotte after PM’s mother

Amelia Hill

16, Dec, 2021 @4:43 PM

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No 10 slaps down Tory MP over ‘public health socialist state’ tweet
Joy Morrissey criticised ‘unelected public health spokesperson’ after Chris Whitty’s advice on socialising

Heather Stewart Political editor

16, Dec, 2021 @4:01 PM

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Van drivers in UK will need new operating licences to enter EU from May
Latest Brexit red tape will come into force alongside a series of further checks at Dover and other ports

Lisa O'Carroll Brexit correspondent

16, Dec, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Don’t call it sleaze, call it corruption – why scandal haunts Boris Johnson’s government
From contracts for mates to flat makeovers and illicit parties, barely a day passes without a crisis at No 10. But using the tabloid language of the 90s doesn’t scratch the surface of this government’s sins

Jonathan Freedland

16, Dec, 2021 @12:53 PM

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UK public don’t want ‘perennial fights of a permanent Brexit’ with EU – report
Report by the European Council on Foreign Relations says that more people see bloc as a key partner than the US

Jon Henley, Europe correspondent

16, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Canapes and party hats in CCHQ: Boris Johnson’s latest photo nightmare
Picture emerges showing Tory mayoral candidate, activists and a party donor crammed together during lockdown

Archie Bland and Dan Sabbagh

15, Dec, 2021 @8:12 PM

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‘No 10 is falling apart’: can Johnson make it to Christmas without another crisis?
Analysis: backbenchers are rebelling and rivals are circling but the PM must still face North Shropshire voters and the verdicts of Case and Geidt

Heather Stewart and Aubrey Allegretti

15, Dec, 2021 @8:02 PM

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‘Party’s over’: North Shropshire Lib Dems capitalise on Tory Christmas party scandal
Liberal Democrat candidate Helen Morgan tipped to win Conservative North Shropshire in byelection

Jessica Murray

15, Dec, 2021 @7:43 PM

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Broken Boris Johnson can no longer lie his way out of trouble | John Crace
The prime minister cut a shambolic figure, with even his own MPs no longer buying the clown act

John Crace

15, Dec, 2021 @7:38 PM

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UK Covid live: UK hits record 78,610 daily cases – as it happened
Chief medical officer Chris Whitty says rise in hospitalisations due to Omicron are fairly certain

Andrew Sparrow

15, Dec, 2021 @7:27 PM

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Byelection loss would be ‘absolute disaster’ for PM, say Tory MPs
Conservatives fear super-safe seat of North Shropshire could fall after bruising period for Boris Johnson

Peter Walker and Aubrey Allegretti

15, Dec, 2021 @6:57 PM

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UK soldiers were put at risk testing Ajax armoured vehicle, says defence minister
Jeremy Quin admits ‘systemic failures’ after 11 troops suffered long-term effects of noise and vibration from £5.5bn vehicle

Dan Sabbagh

15, Dec, 2021 @6:54 PM

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