Politics

Rwanda may be getting more than £140m already paid - as Home Office admits not knowing whereabouts…

Rwanda may be getting more than the £140m it has already been paid under the controversial deportation deal, despite no flights taking off, MPs…

Sunak accuses Greek PM of 'grandstanding' over Elgin Marbles - as Starmer says he has 'reverse Midas…

Rishi Sunak has accused the Greek prime minister of "grandstanding" over the deepening row surrounding the Elgin Marbles.

Matt Hancock: The key questions facing ex-health secretary as he prepares to give evidence to COVID…

Former health secretary Matt Hancock played a key role in the UK's response to the COVID pandemic - and his decisions will now be scrutinised during…

Spain 'very close' to post-Brexit Gibraltar deal after Cameron meeting

Spain says it's "very close" to agreeing a deal on the post-Brexit status of Gibraltar.

Elgin Marbles row intensifies as Greece denies promising not to raise issue with Downing Street

Rishi Sunak is embroiled in a deepening row with Athens after cancelling a meeting with the Greek prime minister over the Elgin Marbles.

Nurses' union calls for pay negotiations to be reopened to anger of other health groups after consultants'…

The UK's largest nursing union is calling for the government to reopen pay negotiations after an offer was made to consultant doctors, in a move that…

Elgin Marbles: Even Rishi Sunak's backers fear he's made 'wrong decision' picking fight with Greek PM

Rishi Sunak hasn't had many wins in his short premiership. But one he could legitimately claim was being a prime minister who improved Britain's standing…

UK officials eye legally blocking Elgin Marbles returning as Greek PM complains of cancelled Sunak meeting

Government officials have discussed legal ways they could block any export of the Elgin Marbles, Sky News understands, as Downing Street cancelled…

Reforms announced to address 'stain' of indefinite prison sentences

Thousands of offenders who are serving controversial indefinite prison sentences will no longer have to wait 10 years before they can apply to have…

'Real risk' Tories lose generation of voters over lack of new homes, former housing minister warns

The Conservatives face a "real risk" they will lose a generation of voters over a lack of house building, according to one of their own former housing…

Senior doctors' strike could end after new pay offer from government

A new pay offer has been made to NHS consultants which could end long-running strike action in England.

Winter fuel payment: Who is eligible, how much is it and when is it paid?

The winter fuel payment is aimed at helping pensioners pay for higher fuel bills during the colder months. 

James Cleverly to tell MPs migration measures still under review

James Cleverly will announce he is still reviewing measures to reduce legal migration on Monday, as the government fights to convince its own backbenchers…

Politics At Jack And Sam's: The Week... Rishi and the King go to Dubai

Two of Westminster's best-connected journalists, Sky News' Sam Coates and Politico's Jack Blanchard, guide us through their predictions of how British…

Richard Tice: Reform leader denies offering Lee Anderson money to defect to his party

Reform UK leader Richard Tice has denied reports that Tory deputy chairman Lee Anderson was offered money to defect to his party.