Politics

UN urges UK to reconsider Rwanda plan - as minister admits legal challenges are 'inevitable'

Legal challenges to Rishi Sunak's Rwanda bill are "inevitable", the illegal migration minister has admitted, as human rights organisations called on…

Rishi Sunak: Airfield on standby and planes booked for Rwanda deportations

The prime minister has said the first deportation flights to Rwanda will leave "in 10 to 12 weeks", as MPs and peers prepared for a long night voting…

Rwanda bill to become law after late night row between government and Lords

The government's Rwanda bill will finally become law after the Lords decided they would no longer oppose it following hours of wrangling.

Now that the battle in parliament is over, PM can no longer blame his political opponents if the Rwanda…

It was shortly after midnight when peers in the House of Lords finally ended their long fight against the government's Safety of Rwanda Bill.

Rishi Sunak leaves no doubt he's staking premiership on Rwanda flights plan

The prime minister wouldn't put a number on how many asylum seekers he intended to send to Rwanda to have their claims processed.

Rishi Sunak announces £500m military aid package to Ukraine

Rishi Sunak is to announce a £500m military aid package to Ukraine in its war against Russia alongside the UK's largest provision of munitions…

Lords push back on Rwanda bill again - despite PM declaring 'enough is enough'

The House of Lords has pushed the government's Rwanda bill back to the Commons again as a row continues over the controversial plan to "stop the boats".…

Sir Keir Starmer vows to protect Premier League's status as world leading football competition

Sir Keir Starmer has pledged to work to protect the Premier League's status as the world's leading football competition, echoing some of its concerns…

Sunak set for week-long blitz of announcements amid talk of no-confidence vote and summer election

Rishi Sunak is undertaking a week-long blitz of activity and announcements at home and abroad in a bid to convince a sceptical party he has the ideas…

Rishi Sunak wants to finish what Boris Johnson started - but do voters believe him?

Could flights to Rwanda bring about the change in fortunes this frustrated prime minister so desperately needs?

Mark Menzies: MP accused of misusing campaign funds quits Tory Party and won't stand at next election

An MP facing allegations of misusing campaign funds has quit the Conservative Party and says he won't stand at the next general election.

PM 'appalled' at Met Police 'openly Jewish' exchange - as Sadiq Khan to hold urgent meeting with Sir…

Sadiq Khan will hold an "urgent meeting" with Sir Mark Rowley as the Metropolitan Police commissioner faces calls to resign over the force's handling…

Once again a Met Police commissioner is stuck in the middle of policing and politics. So what happens…

In the Venn diagram of policing and politics, it's often the Met Police commissioner who gets trapped in the middle.

Rishi Sunak is not a Conservative but a 'socialist', claims Reform's Richard Tice

Reform Party leader Richard Tice has branded Rishi Sunak a "socialist" as he predicted a "realignment" of the right at the next general election.

Scottish powersharing under threat after climate target scrapped

A powersharing agreement between the SNP and the Greens at Holyrood is under threat after the Scottish government ditched a key climate change target.