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‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’
Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street
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‘Boris Johnson resorting to moral blackmail on green policies’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Oct 2021
Boris, Carrie and the godmother at Christmas
Boris and Carrie Johnson
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris, Carrie and the godmother at Christmas

Claims by ‘confidante’ have raised questions about Johnsons’ childcare bubbles
19 Oct 2021
A history of MPs murdered in office
Tributes are left at the scene of the fatal stabbing of MP David Amess
In Depth

A history of MPs murdered in office

Death of Southend West MP comes just five years after Jo Cox was killed
18 Oct 2021
‘The UK has become culturally work-shy’
Waiter working in a London cafe
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‘The UK has become culturally work-shy’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
15 Oct 2021
Quiz of The Week: 9 - 15 October
Ambulances outside a hospital during third national lockdown
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 9 - 15 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
15 Oct 2021
What is on the agenda for Boris Johnson’s cabinet ‘away day’?
Boris Johnson during the Conservative Party conference in Manchester
Behind the scenes

What is on the agenda for Boris Johnson’s cabinet ‘away day’?

PM whisks away top team as Brexit minister attends make-or-break EU summit
15 Oct 2021
Who’s to blame for UK’s looming Christmas crisis?
A man dressed as Santa Claus walks through Manchester city centre
Today’s big question

Who’s to blame for UK’s looming Christmas crisis?

Brexit and Covid-19 among explanations as festive supply chain blame game begins
15 Oct 2021

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Inside Chevening House: Raab and Truss tussle over country estate
Liz Truss
Behind the scenes

Inside Chevening House: Raab and Truss tussle over country estate

‘Greedy babies’ forced to share 115-room country mansion in Kent
13 Oct 2021
‘Cummings was right’: where government went wrong on Covid handling
Johnson and Cummings
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‘Cummings was right’: where government went wrong on Covid handling

‘Groupthink’ hampered effective pandemic response, suggests new report
12 Oct 2021
Ministers left ‘squabbling’ over energy crisis as Boris Johnson jets off to Marbs
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng at BBC Studios
Behind the scenes

Ministers left ‘squabbling’ over energy crisis as Boris Johnson jets off to Marbs

Treasury issues ‘stinging slapdown’ to Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng
11 Oct 2021
Quiz of The Week: 1 - 8 October
Boris Johnson
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Quiz of The Week: 1 - 8 October

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
8 Oct 2021
‘Liz Truss may be ready and primed to take over as optimist-in-chief’
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss
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‘Liz Truss may be ready and primed to take over as optimist-in-chief’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
8 Oct 2021
‘Even wily Boris Johnson can’t outrun economics’
Boris Johnson
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‘Even wily Boris Johnson can’t outrun economics’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
7 Oct 2021
Are the Tories really ‘Getting on with the job’?
Boris Johnson in December 2019
Getting to grips with . . .

Are the Tories really ‘Getting on with the job’?

Many pledges are on track despite the pandemic - but a few big ones have been broken
7 Oct 2021
The Conservative chair behind ‘supercharging’ ultra-wealthy donations
Ben Elliot
Profile

The Conservative chair behind ‘supercharging’ ultra-wealthy donations

Old Etonian has raised more than £70m for the Tory party
6 Oct 2021
The key moments from Boris Johnson’s conference speech
Boris Johnson during his party conference speech in Manchester
Getting to grips with . . .

The key moments from Boris Johnson’s conference speech

Prime minister pledges to show ‘guts’ to confront biggest issues facing society and the economy
6 Oct 2021
The government’s big gamble on pay rises vs. labour shortages
Boris Johnson
Why we’re talking about . . .

The government’s big gamble on pay rises vs. labour shortages

Staffing issues are part of transition to a new post-Brexit economy, says government
4 Oct 2021
Are taxes set to go up or down?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
Today’s big question

Are taxes set to go up or down?

PM and chancellor refuse to rule out further hikes - but insiders say they have struck a secret deal
4 Oct 2021
‘Individualistic Britain makes France seem like a utopia’
Petrol station queues
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‘Individualistic Britain makes France seem like a utopia’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
4 Oct 2021
Conservative conference: all you need to know
Boris Johnson
The latest on . . .

Conservative conference: all you need to know

Boris Johnson under pressure to flesh out his ‘levelling up’ agenda
30 Sep 2021
‘We are reaping the costs of the sniggering cults of populism’
Queues at petrol stations
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‘We are reaping the costs of the sniggering cults of populism’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
28 Sep 2021
‘If Boris Johnson felt shame, he wouldn’t be slashing universal credit’
Boris Johnson in New York City
Instant Opinion

‘If Boris Johnson felt shame, he wouldn’t be slashing universal credit’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
24 Sep 2021
What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?
Boris Johnson speech at UN
In Depth

What is Boris Johnson’s record on climate change?

PM tells world leaders to ‘grow up’ on tackling climate change
23 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson and his ‘notoriously complex’ baby count
Boris Johnson in New York City
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris Johnson and his ‘notoriously complex’ baby count

Even PM’s biographer has struggled to pinpoint how many children the Tory leader has fathered
22 Sep 2021
Hopes fade for UK-US trade deal: what’s the alternative?
Boris Johnson and Joe Biden in the White House
Today’s big question

Hopes fade for UK-US trade deal: what’s the alternative?

London eyeing US-Mexico-Canada pact but economists say benefits of joining would be extremely limited
22 Sep 2021
Backstage in the White House: what is at stake for Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson in New York
Behind the scenes

Backstage in the White House: what is at stake for Boris Johnson?

Prime minister to travel by rail for meeting with ‘train nut’ president where Afghanistan and climate change will be discussed
21 Sep 2021
‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’
Piglets
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‘Why is there a shortage of CO2? Well, it’s got naff all to do with Brexit’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
21 Sep 2021
‘Ignore Twitter and it becomes Angela Rayner in a broom cupboard’
Nadine Dorries
Instant Opinion

‘Ignore Twitter and it becomes Angela Rayner in a broom cupboard’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
20 Sep 2021
Quiz of The Week: 11 - 17 September
New Foreign Secretary Liz Truss departs No. 10
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 11 - 17 September

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
17 Sep 2021
‘Boris Johnson’s Conservatives will not be chaos-proof for ever’
Boris Johnson departs No. 10 Downing Street
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‘Boris Johnson’s Conservatives will not be chaos-proof for ever’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
17 Sep 2021
Boris Johnson’s plan to revive imperial measurements
A fruit and vegetable market in Bolton
Why we’re talking about . . .

Boris Johnson’s plan to revive imperial measurements

Bid to bring back pounds and ounces is part of a bonfire of EU regulations
17 Sep 2021
‘Shamima Begum is Britain’s problem’
Shamima Begum
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‘Shamima Begum is Britain’s problem’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
16 Sep 2021
What does the cabinet reshuffle mean for next election?
Liz Truss
Today’s big question

What does the cabinet reshuffle mean for next election?

Party staff told to prepare for the polls as Boris Johnson shakes up top team
16 Sep 2021
Aukus: the new security pact between UK, US and Australia explained
Joe Biden announces Aukus pact
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Aukus: the new security pact between UK, US and Australia explained

The deal to counter China will allow Australia to build nuclear submarines for the first time
16 Sep 2021
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