BBC chair Richard Sharp offers no apology over Boris Johnson loan row
The chairman of the BBC Board tells MPs he regrets the "embarrassment" caused for the broadcaster, but insists he did not "facilitate" the agreement between the former PM and businessman Sam Blyth.
Boris Johnson becoming highest-earning MP this parliament with £2.4m for speaking events
The latest update to the MPs' register of financial interests showed the former prime minister also received use of accommodation on two occasions from Lord and Lady Bamford at an estimated combined cost of £13,500.
Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy
A former Israeli prime minister who served briefly as a mediator at the start of Russia’s war with Ukraine says he drew a promise from the Russian president not to kill his Ukrainian counterpart
Nearly half of Tories want Election this year to sweep Rishi Sunak out of No10
A sensational Sunday Mirror poll today shows that 48% who declared themselves Conservative voters last time either strongly support or support going to the ballot box in 2023 That rises to 61% of all voters
BBC chair Richard Sharp denies role in loan for Boris Johnson before appointment
Mr Sharp insisted he acted ‘in good faith’ as a ‘go-between’ for Mr Johnson’s cousin Sam Blyth and the Cabinet Secretary.
MP who said food bank users ‘cannot budget’ appointed deputy Tory chairman
Lee Anderson, the MP for Ashfield, will be deputy to Greg Hands.
Watchdog looks at £220,000 taxpayers’ bill for Boris Johnson’s Partygate defence
National Audit Office asks Cabinet Office about former PM’s legal costs
Cost of maintenance for ‘crumbling’ hospitals passes £1bn
The figure was up from £987 million the previous year.
Nadine Dorries and Boris Johnson's bond - unwavering ally & 'rock star' remark
Boris Johnson is set to speak with Nadine Dorries about the Partygate scandal that ended his term as Prime Minister in a chat tonight on TalkTV
Scandals, sackings and U-turns: Rishi Sunak’s first 100 days in the job
PM feeling the pressure over probes, policy rebellions and ever-present ex-PM Boris Johnson
Johnson clashes with No 10 over Ukraine fighter jets
The former prime minister said President Volodymyr Zelensky should be given all the weaponry he asks for.
Sunak leading a party ‘addicted to sleaze and scandal’, claims Starmer
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak accused Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer of siding with ‘extremist protesters and union bosses’.
Boris Johnson: anyone who thinks I covered up parties is out of their mind
Former PM tells Nadine Dorries talkshow the idea he was knowingly going to rule-breaking parties is ‘for the birds’
Reform UK has Tory voters in its sights but may struggle to make an impact
On the third anniversary of Brexit, political correspondent Liz Bates speaks to the leader of the party and some of the voters he is targeting.
Marjorie Taylor Greene demands ‘civil rights’ probe of Jan. 6 arrests
Rep. Greene said she wanted to use her position on the House Oversight Committee to look into claims of “civil rights abuses” committed during the Capitol riot.
UK marks gloomy third year Brexit anniversary
Britain will be the only major economy to suffer a recession this year, according to IMF forecasts. Even sanction-slapped Russia is expected to grow.
Liz Truss seems keen to make comeback, but is anyone else on board?
Former PM not trying to keep a low profile, but former allies have their own ambitions and few would risk a return
Boris Johnson has the ultimate case of main character syndrome
In recounting Vladimir Putin’s supposed missile threats, the former prime minister totally misses the point.
Public Appointments Commissioner recuses himself from probe into Richard Sharp
William Shawcross was due to investigate the BBC chairman’s appointment amid reports he helped Boris Johnson secure a loan.
Rishi Sunak rejects claims Nadhim Zahawi was unfairly treated
PM says his sacking of Zahawi shows he will take ‘whatever steps are necessary’ to restore integrity to politics
Boris Johnson tops list as MPs declare £8m in outside earnings
The former prime minister has earned £2.3 million since leaving office, making him the highest-earning MP in the past year
Wait for facts in BBC chairman row, says Gove amid Johnson finance claims
Boris Johnson was reportedly warned to stop discussing his financial arrangements with Richard Sharp days before the latter was named BBC chairman.
Boris Johnson was ‘told to stop seeking Richard Sharp’s advice on finances’
Leaked memo shows then cabinet secretary Simon Case warned PM on issue days before Sharp’s BBC appointment
Nadine Dorries broke rules with talk show role - watchdog
The MP should have consulted Parliament's anti-corruption body before taking the job, a watchdog says.
Who is Sam Blyth? Derring-do of Boris Johnson’s rich cousin in a crisis
For most people, a ten-day stint in a Mozambique prison at the height of its communist reign would take its toll.Sam Blyth, the travel entrepreneur embroiled in