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Can the Tories cling on, or should we brace ourselves for another election? | Anne Perkins 06/22/2017 - 12:29
It’s been two weeks since the country voted, yet how the minority Conservatives are going to govern is still unclear. Here’s what could happen next

Theresa May did her best to sound as if she had no intention of going anywhere on Wednesday, as...

Boris Johnson’s interview disaster won’t be treated like Diane Abbott’s | Hugh Muir 06/22/2017 - 12:22

When Abbott floundered in interviews, the media pounced. But the foreign secretary’s blundering is filed in the folder marked The Joy of Good Old Boris

So, people of Britain and beyond, a question: which kind of car crash do you prefer? There’s the Diane Abbott kind of car crash, where she...

Grenfell fire: a number of tower blocks have same flammable cladding, says Theresa May - Politics live 06/22/2017 - 12:04

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Vicky Ford, a Conservative, asks if the inquiry will look at the safety of people working in tower blocks, as well as people living in them.


Wales loses under Tory 'power bribe' for DUP, warns Jones 06/22/2017 - 11:50
Carwyn Jones says UK ministers will find "underhand" ways to give Northern Ireland extra cash.
DUP-Tory deal prospect 'very good' - Sir Jeffrey Donaldson 06/22/2017 - 11:48
DUP MP Sir Jeffrey Donaldson says Theresa May is "engaged" and "moving this process forward".
Flammable cladding found on other flats after Grenfell fire, says May 06/22/2017 - 11:43

Inspections have found combustible panels on other tower blocks, PM says, with urgent steps being taken to make them safe

Tests following the Grenfell Tower disasters have found that a number of other tower blocks have flammable cladding on their exteriors, Theresa May has said, and urgent...

Lifestyle blogger killed by exploding cream dispenser 06/22/2017 - 11:42
Grenfell Tower: High rise cladding 'combustible' - PM 06/22/2017 - 11:42
Tests on other tower blocks after the Grenfell Tower fire have shown some cladding is combustible.
Banned ex-mayor of Tower Hamlets loses latest appeal bid 06/22/2017 - 11:37

Lutfur Rahman, barred from running for office after being found guilty of corruption, fails in attempt to challenge ruling

A former mayor barred from running for office for five years after being found guilty of corrupt and illegal practices after a specialist court hearing has lost the...

Grenfell Tower: Tests show some cladding combustible 06/22/2017 - 11:23
Theresa May said that tower block cladding was being tested following the Grenfell Tower fire.
The Queen’s speech has made Brexit Britain an international laughing stock | Rafael Behr 06/22/2017 - 11:10
The world looks on aghast at a once highly regarded country affirming this tragic folly with all the state pomp and pageantry it can muster

The pageantry can be depicted as splendid or ridiculous, according to taste. Black Rod, the arrival of Her Majesty’s crown in its own car; the cap of...

Philip Hammond on transitional Brexit deal 06/22/2017 - 10:59
Philip Hammond says there will be a transitional arrangement with the EU post-Brexit.
Prince Philip leaves hospital after two-night stay 06/22/2017 - 10:57
Grenfell Tower fire: Every single death could have been avoided, says Jeremy Corbyn 06/22/2017 - 10:53
'From Hillsborough to the child sex abuse scandal to Grenfell Tower, the pattern is consistent. Working class people's voices are ignored by those in power,' says Labour leader
Grenfell Tower fire: 'Combustible' cladding in use on other high-rises across UK, says Theresa May 06/22/2017 - 10:51
Harriet Harman describes revelation as 'chilling'