Politics

COVID-19: Number 10 confirm they will hold Christmas parties as PM says the festive period 'should go…

Downing Street have confirmed "in-person events" such as parties will be held in the lead up to the festive period as Boris Johnson said he believes…

Old Bexley and Sidcup: Conservatives retain southeast London seat in by-election prompted by death of…

The Conservatives have held on to the southeast London seat of Old Bexley and Sidcup after a by-election prompted by the death of MP James Brokenshire…

COVID-19: NHS booking website to be updated in days as coronavirus booster programme sped up

The speeding up of COVID booster jabs in England will happen no later than 13 December, NHS bosses have said.

All Out Politics podcast: State of the parties and Labour reshuffle

Adam Boulton and guests look at the state of the parties after this week's Old Bexley and Sidcup by-election in which the Conservatives held the seat…

COVID-19: Met Police yet to receive complaint over claims Downing Street breached COVID rules with party…

The Metropolitan Police has not received any complaints about an alleged party in Downing Street last year when indoor socialising was banned under…

Labour Party's main union backer Unite to make further cut to funding under Sir Keir Starmer

Labour's main union backer has further distanced itself from Sir Keir Starmer's leadership and will cut political donations to the party.

Dame Margaret Hodge: Veteran Labour MP to stand down at next election

Veteran Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge has announced she intends to stand down at the next general election.

Migrant crossings: France rejects Boris Johnson's call for joint British-French patrols in the Channel

France has rejected the idea of a joint British-French patrol in the English Channel to deal with the rising number of migrant crossing - but said…

COVID-19: 'No need' to cancel Christmas parties, says Boris Johnson after ministers' mixed messages

Boris Johnson has stressed "people shouldn't be cancelling" events in the run-up to Christmas after conflicting comments from ministers and officials…

COVID 19: Boris Johnson rejects chance to address No 10 Christmas party allegations as Labour call for…

Boris Johnson has rejected the opportunity to explain if any parties took place at Downing Street last year when coronavirus restrictions were in place…

MPs give up second jobs worth £250k a year in wake of Westminster sleaze row

MPs have given up second jobs worth more than £250,000 per year in the wake of Westminster's sleaze row.

COVID-19: Number of parties held at Downing Street in run-up to Christmas last year, Sky News understands

A number of parties were held in Downing Street in the run-up to Christmas last year while indoor mixing was banned in London under COVID restrictions,…

Cabinet Office fined £500,000 for publishing New Year Honours addresses - including Elton John…

The Cabinet Office has been fined half a million pounds for mistakenly publishing addresses of New Year Honours recipients - including Sir Elton John…

Old Bexley and Sidcup: Voters casting ballots in by-election sparked by death of former cabinet minister…

Voters are casting their ballots in a by-election sparked by the death of a former cabinet minister.

Channel crossings: Emmanuel Macron reportedly branded Boris Johnson a 'clown' amid diplomatic spat

French President Emmanuel Macron had branded Boris Johnson a "clown" in charge of a "circus", amid worsening relations sparked by the migrant crisis,…