Politics

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Call to British Airways might have averted 1990 Kuwait hostage crisis
Ambassador warned Foreign Office an Iraqi invasion was under way but this was not passed on to airline

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @6:21 PM

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Dorries denies threatening to cut BBC funding because of Nick Robinson’s interview with PM – as it happened
Culture secretary says comments on confrontational interview with Boris Johnson were ‘attributed to me, but nobody can actually say I said it’

Andrew Sparrow

23, Nov, 2021 @5:58 PM

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French fishers plan to block freight to UK in Brexit licences dispute
With talks between governments deadlocked, fishers to decide on taking their own action, reports say

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Boris Johnson is not unwell and has not lost his grip, says No 10
Downing Street spokesperson responds to questions about PM’s health after rambling speech to CBI on Monday

Peter Walker Political correspondent

23, Nov, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Boris Johnson’s much-criticised speech to the CBI, in full
The PM came under fire for an oration in which he lost his place for 20 seconds and enthused about Peppa Pig

Kevin Rawlinson

23, Nov, 2021 @11:08 AM

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Government narrowly wins vote on social care cap with majority of 26 – as it happened
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Jedidajah Otte and Andrew Sparrow

22, Nov, 2021 @11:56 PM

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How did your MP vote on social care funding?
The House of Commons tonight voted to change a formula that would have protected the savings of less-well-off pensioners who had to pay for their care. Nineteen Tory MPs seem to have rebelled and many more abstained. Find out how yours voted

Seán Clarke

22, Nov, 2021 @11:55 PM

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Johnson ‘losing the confidence’ of Tory party after rambling CBI speech
Senior party members concerned after chaotic fortnight, with PM said to be losing his grip over key policies

Aubrey Allegretti, Rowena Mason, Joanna Partridge and Rob Davies

22, Nov, 2021 @9:05 PM

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Boris makes a real pig’s ear of winning the CBI back over | John Crace
After telling business to eff off, the PM needed to impress. Instead, he went into bizarre meltdown

John Crace

22, Nov, 2021 @8:38 PM

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Boris Johnson’s travails: the major issues plaguing No 10
Analysis: the PM is facing difficulties on multiple fronts as he attempts to placate mounting backbench anger

Aubrey Allegretti

22, Nov, 2021 @8:03 PM

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‘Embarrassing’: Boris Johnson criticised for rambling speech to CBI
Business leaders and Conservative MPs criticise speech in which PM extensively praised Peppa Pig World and imitated car

Aubrey Allegretti, Joanna Partridge and Rob Davies

22, Nov, 2021 @5:59 PM

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MPs should not use personal companies to avoid tax, says Starmer
Labour leader’s comments come after an investigation had found that at least 10 MPs had done so

Peter Walker and Jem Bartholomew

22, Nov, 2021 @5:35 PM

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