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Will Rishi Sunak’s billions ease the cost-of-living crisis?
Rishi Sunak departs Downing Street
Today’s big question

Will Rishi Sunak’s billions ease the cost-of-living crisis?

£15bn relief fund praised as ‘substantial’ and ‘welcome’ – but critics warn it doesn’t go far enough
27 May 2022
Why has Ricky Gervais’ show been criticised?
Ricky Gervais on The Late Show
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Why has Ricky Gervais’ show been criticised?

Comedian defends show by saying his ‘target’ was ‘trans activist ideology’
26 May 2022
Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?
Boris Johnson
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Sue Gray report: what are the possible outcomes?

Boris Johnson delivers defensive address after civil servant publishes damning report
25 May 2022
Is the UK facing an internet blackout?
A woman on a laptop and mobile phone
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Is the UK facing an internet blackout?

Industry source points to ‘red flashing light’ of Ofcom contingency plans for nationwide outages
24 May 2022
Will Russia’s ‘Terminator’ tanks break Ukraine’s resistance?
A BMPT ‘Terminator’ tank on display during last year’s Victory Day parade in Red Square
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Will Russia’s ‘Terminator’ tanks break Ukraine’s resistance?

Moscow deploys armoured fighting vehicles in ‘sign of increasing frustration’
20 May 2022
What will Sue Gray’s report reveal?
Boris Johnson
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What will Sue Gray’s report reveal?

Conclusion of police investigation paves way for senior civil servant’s Partygate report to be published
19 May 2022
What powers does Sadiq Khan have?
Sadiq Khan
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What powers does Sadiq Khan have?

Home secretary proposing to curb mayoral influence over Met hiring and firing decisions
19 May 2022

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Does Tory MP rape arrest herald more Pestminster claims?
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Does Tory MP rape arrest herald more Pestminster claims?

Conservative Party bracing for further sexual misconduct allegations
18 May 2022
How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?
Boris Johnson and Volodymyr Zelenskyy
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How much has the UK spent on Ukraine?

The government announced earlier this month it would send £1.3bn in military support to war-torn country
17 May 2022
Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?
Sinn Féin’s Michelle O’Neill
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Northern Ireland Protocol: is there hope for a ‘landing zone’?

Boris Johnson visits Belfast in a bid to end political deadlock
16 May 2022
Does Westminster have an alcohol problem?
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Does Westminster have an alcohol problem?

Research showing MPs more likely to drink excessively has fuelled concern about Parliament’s ‘poisonous’ drinking dens
12 May 2022
Is there a Tory ‘attack unit’?
Keir Starmer and Boris Johnson
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Is there a Tory ‘attack unit’?

Labour shadow attorney general accuses Tories of a smear campaign against Keir Starmer
11 May 2022
Queen’s Speech: what new laws are due in the next year?
Prince Charles
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Queen’s Speech: what new laws are due in the next year?

The government announced a bumper raft of legislation including plans to capitalise on new Brexit freedoms
10 May 2022
Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?
Keir Starmer
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Will ‘beergate’ spell last orders for Keir Starmer?

Labour leader’s reputation for integrity is at stake
9 May 2022
What do the local election results mean for Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson after casting his vote at a polling station in Westminster
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What do the local election results mean for Boris Johnson?

Tories lose string of former London strongholds to Labour
6 May 2022
What could UK army learn from Ukraine?
Defence Secretary Ben Wallace during a trip to Finland
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What could UK army learn from Ukraine?

Kyiv troops’ experience of fighting Russia offers important lessons for UK, defence minister says
6 May 2022
Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?
Boris Johnson faced a bruising interview from GMB’s Susanna Reid
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Starmer vs. Johnson: who performed best against Susanna Reid?

Good Morning Britain presenter grills party leaders on cost of living and ‘beergate’
4 May 2022
Local elections polls: who will win on Thursday?
A polling station
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Local elections polls: who will win on Thursday?

London councils Wandsworth and Westminster might change hands to Labour in this week’s elections
3 May 2022
What next after the High Court’s Covid care home ruling?
Matt Hancock outside 10 Downing Street
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What next after the High Court’s Covid care home ruling?

Government is ‘staring down the barrel of potentially very costly claims’ after victory for bereaved relatives
28 Apr 2022
Does the US believe Ukraine can beat Russia?
Antony Blinken meets Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv
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Does the US believe Ukraine can beat Russia?

Visit to Kyiv by senior Biden officials hints at ‘new mindset’ in Washington
27 Apr 2022
How quickly can you catch Covid again?
Coronavirus testing
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How quickly can you catch Covid again?

Scientists say a woman was infected with two different strains of the virus within three weeks
21 Apr 2022
Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?
Woman shops in supermarket
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Will Britain fall into a recession this summer?

Spiralling cost of living comes after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
20 Apr 2022
Who hacked Downing Street?
Person typing on keyboard
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Who hacked Downing Street?

No. 10 and Foreign Office phones targeted on multiple occasions, say cybersecurity experts
19 Apr 2022
Will Boris Johnson face more fines?
Boris Johnson
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Will Boris Johnson face more fines?

Fixed penalty notice ‘could be the tip of the iceberg’ as more parties are investigated
14 Apr 2022
When will the cost-of-living crisis end?
A man walking in an underpass in Leeds
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When will the cost-of-living crisis end?

Outlook ‘makes for grim reading’ following historic rise in inflation
13 Apr 2022
Just Stop Oil: who are the petrol protesters?
A Just Stop Oil protest
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Just Stop Oil: who are the petrol protesters?

Almost 350 people have been arrested since the group started taking action across the country on 1 April
12 Apr 2022
Who leaked Akshata Murty’s non-dom status?
Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty
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Who leaked Akshata Murty’s non-dom status?

Sunak’s ‘aggressive’ response to leak has Tory colleagues questioning his political ‘maturity’
11 Apr 2022
Should lawyers be barred from acting for oligarchs?
Sign of Harbottle & Lewis law firm
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Should lawyers be barred from acting for oligarchs?

Ministers have accused ‘amoral’ lawyers of working for allies of Russian president
8 Apr 2022
What is non-domiciled status?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murthy
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What is non-domiciled status?

Rishi Sunak’s wife accused of saving ‘millions’ through ‘non-dom’ tax scheme
7 Apr 2022
Will Russia be kicked off the UN Human Rights Council?
Volunteers put bodies into body bags in the city of Bucha
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Will Russia be kicked off the UN Human Rights Council?

US and Britain pushing for Moscow to be expelled after slaughter of Ukrainian civilians
6 Apr 2022
Will ‘Partygate’ come back to bite Boris Johnson?
Boris Johnson leaves No. 10 Downing Street
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Will ‘Partygate’ come back to bite Boris Johnson?

Fine for government’s former head of ethics has placed lockdown scandal back in the headlines
5 Apr 2022
Will Putin face justice for Russian atrocities in Ukraine?
Bodies being loaded in to a van in Bucha, Ukraine
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Will Putin face justice for Russian atrocities in Ukraine?

Western allies united in effort to document war crimes amid outrage over Bucha massacre
4 Apr 2022
Was the royal tour of Jamaica a ‘PR disaster’?
William and Kate meet some children
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Was the royal tour of Jamaica a ‘PR disaster’?

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s eight-day Caribbean trip was anything but a triumph
1 Apr 2022
Does Vladimir Putin know what is happening in Ukraine?
Vladimir Putin pictured during a meeting at the Kremlin
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Does Vladimir Putin know what is happening in Ukraine?

Russian president being ‘misled’ about botched invasion by fearful advisers, White House says
31 Mar 2022
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