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The Downing Street refurbishment claims explained
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The Downing Street refurbishment claims explained

Labour demands investigation after Cummings says funding plan was ‘unethical, foolish and possibly illegal’
26 Apr 2021
Top No. 10 aide slams ‘risk averse’ civil service
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Behind the scenes

Top No. 10 aide slams ‘risk averse’ civil service

Baroness Finn calls for staffing overhaul to tackle ‘lack of capability’ in Whitehall to deliver projects across UK
26 Feb 2021
Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Relax. Joe Biden will be sworn in’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 12 November
12 Nov 2020
The power struggle to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff
Dominic Cummings walks up Downing Street on his way to No. 10.
In Depth

The power struggle to become Boris Johnson’s chief of staff

Former Vote Leave campaigner Lee Cain is PM’s favourite for top job
11 Nov 2020
‘Missing data’ means test-and-trace may not be working
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In Brief

‘Missing data’ means test-and-trace may not be working

Lack of ‘real-time’ figures means £12bn system may not be reducing infection rates
29 Oct 2020
Would cutting No. 10’s power have boosted UK Covid response?
Boris Johnson emerges from 10 Downing Street
In Depth

Would cutting No. 10’s power have boosted UK Covid response?

Countries taking a more regional approach have had success in tackling virus - and avoided domestic disputes
22 Oct 2020
Who are the runners and riders for Johnson’s chief of staff
Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings leave Downing Street
In Brief

Who are the runners and riders for Johnson’s chief of staff

PM’s search for senior aide could reduce the role of his controversial adviser Dominic Cummings
12 Oct 2020

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Allegra Stratton: a look at No. 10’s new TV briefings lead
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In Brief

Allegra Stratton: a look at No. 10’s new TV briefings lead

Former BBC journalist to front US-style daily updates at Downing Street
9 Oct 2020
Instant Opinion: Johnson hiring a ‘shield for incompetence’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: Johnson hiring a ‘shield for incompetence’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 29 July
29 Jul 2020
What are the books Dominic Cummings told aides to read?
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In Brief

What are the books Dominic Cummings told aides to read?

PM’s most senior aide planning bootcamp to teach advisers ‘how to predict the future’
1 Jul 2020
Why did journalists walk out of a Downing Street briefing?
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In Brief

Why did journalists walk out of a Downing Street briefing?

Political reporters boycott media event after selected journalists are restricted
4 Feb 2020
Inside Downing Street: behind the famous doors
Boris Johnson arrives in Downing Street
In Depth

Inside Downing Street: behind the famous doors

Boris Johnson’s new home is a sprawling warren of 100 rooms
1 Aug 2019
Backbenchers to demand May sets out her departure timetable
Theresa May at Prime Minister’s Questions
In Brief

Backbenchers to demand May sets out her departure timetable

Members of 1922 Committee will threaten to depose the PM unless she offers ‘clarity’
16 May 2019
The Brexit conspiracy: Downing Street accused of cover-up
Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street
In Depth

The Brexit conspiracy: Downing Street accused of cover-up

Theresa May feeds Leavers’ suspicions by blocking publication of legal advice on UK’s withdrawal
28 Nov 2018
Should Stephen Parkinson resign?
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In Brief

Should Stephen Parkinson resign?

Theresa May’s political secretary under pressure after outing whistleblower
27 Mar 2018
End of an era: The highs and lows of David Cameron's career
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In Depth

End of an era: The highs and lows of David Cameron's career

Commentators ponder legacy as Prime Minister formally offers his resignation to the Queen
13 Jul 2016
What was David Cameron humming on Downing Street?
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In Brief

What was David Cameron humming on Downing Street?

Prime Minister's musical interlude gets the nation playing 'name that tune'
12 Jul 2016
Syria: voices say it is 'madness' to arm the rebels'
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In Depth

Syria: voices say it is 'madness' to arm the rebels'

Cameron is warned by countless politicians and commentators 'this is not the moment to send arms'
17 Jun 2013
THE MOLE: 'Thrasher' Mitchell pours fuel onto plebs row
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In Depth

THE MOLE: 'Thrasher' Mitchell pours fuel onto plebs row

Chief Whip’s statement to the press falls well short of the denial expected. This could run and run
24 Sep 2012
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 17 Apr 2012
Daily Briefing

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 17 Apr 2012

17 Apr 2012
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