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Boris Johnson's ex-communications chief apologises for Downing Street lockdown party as Queen mourned…

The prime minister's former director of communications has apologised "unreservedly" for a party held to mark his departure from Downing Street on…

Boris Johnson backed to win next election by cabinet minister as speculation grows about his future

Boris Johnson will still be able to win the next general election for the Conservative Party, a cabinet minister has said, amid open speculation about…

Boris Johnson's position 'completely untenable' as he prepares for questions over Downing Street lockdown…

Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has said Boris Johnson's position is "completely untenable", following allegations that he and his wife Carrie…

Downing Street lockdown party: Senior Conservative tells Sky News the latest allegations of a Number…

A senior Conservative has told Sky News that claims Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie attended a drinks event in the Downing Street garden during the…

Energy crisis: Three options left to insulate households from '50% increase in bills'

Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will hold fresh talks with energy companies this week as the government narrows its options for insulating consumers…

House of Lords vote down government's attempt to control protests

The government's attempt to introduce laws to contain protests has been dealt a major blow after the House of Lords voted down a number of the controversial…

Cost of living: Poorest families will be hit hardest by energy bills surge, charity warns

The poorest families will be hit disproportionately hard when the Energy Price Cap rises in April - according to analysis by the charity The Joseph…

COVID-19: Children 'becoming fussy eaters' after getting coronavirus, experts suggest

More children are becoming fussy eaters after getting COVID-19, experts have suggested.

Boris Johnson 'lied to parliament' about Downing Street party, Dominic Cummings says

Boris Johnson's former chief adviser has said the prime minister knew in advance about a Downing Street drinks party during the first coronavirus lockdown…

COVID-19: Sturgeon under pressure to ease restrictions in Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon faces renewed calls to lift COVID restrictions when she announces Scotland's next steps in combating the virus.

COVID-19: Loss of smell due to coronavirus could be down to genetics, scientists say

Scientists have said the reason some people lose their sense of smell after contracting COVID could be down to genetics.

UK to supply Ukraine with 'self-defence' weapons as fears grow over possible Russia invasion

Britain will provide Ukraine with "light armour defensive" weapons and training as Western powers fear an "increasingly threatening" Russia will invade…

Migrant crossings: No 10 policy chiefs explored using powerful sonic weapons to halt journeys across…

No 10 policy bosses have explored the use of powerful sonic weapons to force migrants to turn around in the English Channel, amid a growing row over…

BBC licence fee to be reviewed as funding frozen for two years

The government will "undertake a review" of the BBC's funding model and the licence fee will be frozen for the next two years, the culture secretary…

Marnie Clayton: Missing teen found 'safe and well' in Hampshire as Reading man arrested

Missing teenager Marnie Clayton, last seen leaving a Windsor nightclub in the early hours of Sunday, has been found "safe and well", police said.