House of Commons

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Facebook admits encryption will harm efforts to prevent child exploitation
British MP asks firm why it is introducing end-to-end encryption that will ‘put more children at risk’

Alex Hern UK technology editor

21, Jan, 2021 @3:44 PM

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4.6m people in UK given Covid vaccine amid pressures for tougher lockdown
Health secretary Matt Hancock under pressure as study shows cases in England may not be falling

Peter Walker Political correspondent

21, Jan, 2021 @12:48 PM

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Johnson's moment of truth offers gnomic relief in sub-par PMQs | John Crace
Tech troubles prove biggest drama as Commons seems distracted by events elsewhere

John Crace

20, Jan, 2021 @5:56 PM

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UK Covid: 1,820 deaths reported in new record high alongside 38,905 new cases – as it happened
A further 1,820 die in the UK within 28 days of a Covid test; Downing Street says police must wait for phase two of vaccine rollout

Andrew Sparrow

20, Jan, 2021 @5:51 PM

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MPs demand answers over lack of Covid support for self-employed
Too many excluded from government’s furlough and other support schemes, committee says

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

20, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK ministers gain power to allow lower-standard food imports
Trade bill vote rejects Lords amendment giving MPs greater scrutiny of trade deals

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

19, Jan, 2021 @8:06 PM

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MP says record boss 'in cloud cuckoo land' over music streaming claims
John Nicolson responds to Universal Music UK chair after he says artists ‘very happy’ with payments

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

19, Jan, 2021 @3:39 PM

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Boris Johnson kindly and civilly abstains on helping the poorest | John Crace
PM’s damascene conversion on language doesn’t extend to supporting Labour attempts to extend universal credit

John Crace

18, Jan, 2021 @8:23 PM

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Boris Johnson believes political debate should be 'kind and civil'
PM accuses Labour of stoking fear over universal credit cut, despite his use of tactic in Brexit debate

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, Jan, 2021 @2:35 PM

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Migrant healthcare workers on Covid frontline angry about deportation risk
Doctors and other NHS staff with non-permanent visas despair over stalling of ‘right to remain’ bill

Diane Taylor

15, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Johnson represents ‘boys’ club’ approach to Commons, says Rudd
PM’s style means prospects for women are diminishing, according to former cabinet colleague

Peter Walker Political correspondent

15, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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UK government faces battle over giving courts power to rule on genocide
High court could rule on whether Uighur people are suffering genocide in China if amendment passes

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

14, Jan, 2021 @7:26 PM

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