Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Liz Truss’s ‘workers need more graft’ comment
Truss said she believes in ‘hard work’ after the leaked clip of her criticising British workers
RAF investigates ‘positive discrimination’
Ministers will investigate whether the RAF has acted illegally in the past by prioritising females and ethnic minorities for positions over white males.James He
100,000 sign petition calling for emergency budget amid cost-of-living crisis
Campaign group 38 Degrees said the numbers wanting to sign shows how desperate people are for help in the wake of soaring inflation.
RAF 'pauses job offers for white men' to meet 'impossible' diversity targets
Air Chief Marshal Sir Mike Wigston, the head of the RAF, is accused of appearing willing to compromise UK security at a time of growing threats from Russia and China in favour of improving diversity and inclusion.
Tory leadership: Sajid Javid endorses Liz Truss's bid to be PM
Rishi Sunak's predecessor as chancellor says the UK risks economic decline under Mr Sunak's policies.
Liz Truss extends lead over Rishi Sunak and wins backing of Sajid Javid
Liz Truss has extended her lead over Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership race and won the backing of Sajid Javid.
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Foreign secretary is heading for No. 10 but her problem will be staying there
Boris Johnson faces Keir Starmer in last ever PMQs
PM may face grilling about response to extreme weather and wildfires across the UK
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Former equalities minister is in the final four in the race to replace Boris Johnson
Blue on blue attacks as Tory fratricide dominates race for Downing Street
In military parlance, it is known as a blue-on-blue attack, signifying a friendly fire flashpoint. But In the race to become the next prime minister and Conservative leader, the plots, pacts, and betrayals are entirely by design, with little left to chanc
Nicola Sturgeon to publish second paper in Scottish independence prospectus
The First Minister will detail a document titled Renewing Democracy Through Independence.
Tories will hold confidence vote in their own government after spat with Labour
It comes hours after Boris Johnson blocked a no confidence vote in his leadership with his allies accusing Labour of not tabling a proper vote.
UK Conservatives cast votes in 1st round of leadership race
Conservative Party lawmakers in Britain are casting ballots in the first round of an election to replace Prime Minister Boris Johnson
Tory MPs prepare to vote in first round of leadership contest
Eight contenders will be on the ballot paper when Tory MPs begin voting for the next Prime Minister today after a dramatic day at Westminster where battle lines were drawn, the Cabinet split and allegations of “dirty tricks” emerged.
Conservative MPs to begin voting in leadership race
The eight candidates need at least 30 votes each to stay in the contest to replace Boris Johnson.
Labour to pledge ‘ironclad discipline’ with public finances
Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves will bind a future Labour government to strict borrowing limits
Macron ‘stands by’ past dealings with Uber
The French president has faced fierce criticism for allegedly cozying up to Uber’s senior officials when he was economy minister.
Brits should stop getting cost of living payments, Tory leader hopeful suggests
Kemi Badenoch, one of the candidates for the Tory leadership, attacked 'dead weight' funding to help with soaring bills adding: 'What I’m not going to do is come out with lots of micro policies about giving people £50 cash here or a rebate there'
Tory leadership: Do rivals tax pledges add up?
Contenders have promised a range of tax cuts but given little detail about how they will be funded.
Sajid Javid dodges questions over previous tax affairs at campaign launch
Sajid Javid declined repeatedly to get into specifics about where he has previously paid tax.
Nadhim Zahawi rejects ‘unfair smears’ over tax returns
Nadhim Zahawi has lashed out at “smears” about his tax affairs as the Conservative leadership contenders came under pressure to publish details of their finance
Race to become next British PM begins in earnest
International Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt and Foreign Secretary Liz Truss have become the latest to announce their bids to succeed Boris Johnson, with the Tory's 1922 Committee set to lay out the process later today
Uber Files: Tech firm lobbied top ministers at undeclared meetings
A documents leak reveals how the ride-hailing app courted senior Tories to help block new regulations.
Keir Starmer: Tory leader hopefuls in arms race of fantasy economics
Sir Keir Starmer hits out at "hypocrisy" of Tory leadership hopefuls who backed the PM's tax hikes.
Tory candidates lurch to the right on Brexit, tax and immigration
Remainers chase Brexiteer backing, as contenders’ plans for huge tax cuts branded ‘nuts’