Politics

Alaa Abd El-Fattah: Govt urged act over British-Egyptian activist held in 'inhumane' conditions

A group of MPs and peers has written to the foreign secretary urging her to take action to help a British citizen being held in "inhumane" conditions…

Tory MP accused of rape has agreed to stay away from parliament, Speaker says

A Conservative MP accused of rape has agreed to stay away from Westminster, the Commons Speaker said as he urged colleagues not to reveal his identity.

Boris Johnson accused of dithering over windfall tax amid cost of living 'nightmare'

Sir Keir Starmer has accused Boris Johnson of dithering over more help for households struggling as inflation hits a four-decade high.

Truss bats off windfall tax call but admits UK in 'very, very difficult economic situation'

Liz Truss has brushed off a growing clamour for a windfall tax on energy companies even as she admitted the UK was in a "very very difficult economic…

UK wants to 'lead the way' on Green Trade, minister says - but discussions with Gulf Cooperation Council…

The UK wants to "lead the way" on Green Trade but remains in "early stage" trade discussions with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, three of…

Northern Ireland: Two U-turns in one day by the party 'not for turning'

The party once led by a lady "not for turning" seems to have had a change of heart.

Northern Ireland Protocol: Ministers to introduce law change amid 'very grave' situation

Ministers plan to introduce legislation to change Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trade arrangements in coming weeks as it faces a "very grave and serious…

Northern Ireland Protocol: Liz Truss says situation is 'grave' while Boris Johnson says it needs only…

The foreign secretary has said the situation in Northern Ireland is "very grave and serious".

Boris Johnson faces test as Wakefield and Tiverton and Honiton by-elections triggered

By-elections for two parliamentary seats vacated by Tory MPs have formally been triggered.

Northern Ireland Protocol: Truss to set out plans to rewrite arrangement after PM stressed need for…

The foreign secretary is expected to set out plans for legislation to rewrite the Northern Ireland Protocol on Tuesday.

Legal immunity for all veterans of Troubles in Northern Ireland abandoned by ministers

The government is set to bring forward legislation on the legacy of the Troubles in Northern Ireland on Tuesday.

Boris Johnson and Irish foreign minister share hope for 'landing zone' on Northern Ireland Protocol…

The prime minister is expected in Northern Ireland today as efforts to break the political deadlock at Stormont intensify.

Boris Johnson says UK must proceed with 'legislative solution' to Northern Ireland Protocol as an 'insurance'…

Boris Johnson has said the UK needs to "proceed with a legislative solution" to the Northern Ireland Protocol as an "insurance" in case a deal is not…

Brexit: 'No straight answers' as Sinn Fein meets PM over Northern Ireland impasse

Boris Johnson has been accused of failing to give straight answers after meeting party leaders in Belfast to try to resolve a political impasse over…

Northern Ireland Protocol: Ministers eye legal implications amid plot to override NI deal

The government is planning to publish legislation to override the Northern Ireland Protocol, but Sky News understands the cabinet has still not agreed…