Boris Johnson has denied a claim made by the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, that the UK imposed an “outright” ban on coronavirus vaccine exports. The PM told MPs in the […]
Chancellor unveils 2021 Budget to House of Commons & other stories
Rishi Sunak is currently addressing the House of Commons where he is disclosing the 2021 Budget; outlining plans to boost the country’s economic recovery.
Nicola Sturgeon accepted ‘catastrophic’ legal advice and other stories
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is “very, very, very, sorry” about the loss of taxpayers’ money. In January 2019, the Scottish government paid her predecessor Alex Salmond’s £500,000 legal bill after it admitted acting unlawfully.
Boris Johnson pledges 200,000 virus tests a day and other stories
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged to reach 200,000 tests for coronavirus a day by the end of May. The government announced it had hit its target of 100,000 tests on Friday, […]
UK apologise to Libyan dissidents, and other stories
UK issues apology to tortured Libyan dissidents The Attorney General, Jeremy Wright, has issued a formal apology today in the House Commons, to two Libyan dissidents who were tortured by Muammar Gaddafi’s forces […]
Reaction to the General Election outcome 2017
The Conservative party has failed to gain a majority in the UK general election, resulting in a hung Parliament. To gain a majority 326 out of 650 seats in the House of […]
Government facing Brexit defeat in Lords and other national stories.
The first defeat of the government’s Brexit bill is expected in the House of Lords later today. The bill authorises the government to trigger Article 50 and start the formal withdrawal of […]
David Cameron holds first all Tory Cabinet meeting in 18 years
David Cameron told the first all-Tory cabinet meeting for 18 years that they must focus on ‘bread and butter’ ways of improving people’s lives. The Prime Minister address to his cabinet for […]