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Unions' fury at 'special treatment' for nurses after Rishi Sunak personally reached out to RCN via No 10

Breakaway talks with the Royal College of Nursing prompted outrage from other health unions, who accused ministers of a 'divide and rule' strategy → Read More

Brexit deal hopes rise as EU says ‘finishing line’ is in sight, but DUP warns there’s ‘still some way to go’

Officials are understood to be looking at Thursday as the possible date for an agreement to be struck after months of wrangling over the Northern Ireland Protocol → Read More

Boris Johnson sparks fresh Tory divisions over Brexit but denies he is trying to oust Rishi Sunak

Former PM is poised to intervene amid Northern Ireland Protocol row, while his supporters are calling on local associations to oust MPs opposed to him → Read More

How Rishi Sunak has kept full details of Brexit deal secret with near-lockdown talks

Negotiations on post-Brexit trade in Northern Ireland have been held in near-lockdown from the very start, with "probably only five people" knowing the full details → Read More

Water bosses should face criminal charges over illegal pollution levels and sewage in rivers, voters say

Anglian Water were fined after sewage was discharged into the River Great Ouse in Brackley, Northamptonshire for 23 hours, killing 5,000 fish (Photo: PA) → Read More

Conservatives to double down on pro-Union stance as Labour eyes Scotland gains after Sturgeon resignation

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has declined to say whether Nicola Sturgeon's resignation is a blow to the Scottish independence campaign (Photo: Andrew Matthews / POOL / AFP) → Read More

Scottish independence now ‘decades’ away after Nicola Sturgeon’s resignation, insiders fear

Scotland's First Minister, and leader of the Scottish National Party, Nicola Sturgeon announced her resignation today (Photo: Jane Barlow/AFP via Getty) → Read More

Tens of thousands return to work after Covid ‘great retirement’ as ministers draw up plans to bring more back

Unemployment remains near record lows despite a looming recession while the Chancellor prepares measures to boost the economy in the Budget → Read More

‘We haven’t got any f***ing jets to give’: Doubts over how Rishi Sunak could help Ukraine with air power

Some in the Government remain sceptical about the idea of sending air power to Ukraine, which will cost hundreds of millions of pounds and may take months if not years → Read More

How the Treasury is still trying to fix the fallout from Liz Truss's mini-Budget

Jeremy Hunt fears inflation is being fuelled by labour shortages and wage growth, and intends to tackle both in the forthcomng Budget (Photo: Jordan Pettitt/PA) → Read More

Dominic Raab accused of mistreating civil servants as far back as 2017 as he insists he won't quit

Rishi Sunak has denied he was told about the complaints before he appointed his deputy, but is understood to have been aware of informal concerns raised about Mr Raab's behaviour → Read More

Jeremy Hunt clashes with Conservative MPs who want tax cuts in Budget to avoid dire recession this year

The Chancellor insists he will stick with his current strategy of bringing the public finances under control and cutting inflation → Read More

Rishi Sunak faces new calls for tax cuts after dire warning UK will be only large economy to shrink this year

The International Monetary Fund has downgraded the UK's GDP growth for 2023 to -0.6 per cent but Jeremy Hunt is expected to reject calls for fiscal stimulus → Read More

Strikes: Army to carry out border checks as half a million workers prepare to strike on Walkout Wednesday

Ministers want as many schools as possible to stay open on the day 300,000 teachers stage industrial action - and staff at dozens of Whitehall departments and quangos will strike too → Read More

Nadhim Zahawi is 'dead man walking' as tax row continues to rumble on, Tory MPs say

Many Conservative MPs are sceptical as to whether Zahawi can stay in his job after Rishi Sunak ordered an ethics probe → Read More

Nadhim Zahawi faces the sack if he misled Rishi Sunak by failing to tell PM about his £5m unpaid tax bill

The Prime Minister did not know the whole truth when he publicly backed Mr Zahawi last week, Whitehall insiders say → Read More

'They are deluded' – Inside the Tory backbench pressure groups squeezing Rishi Sunak on all sides

The Prime Minister's latest challenge comes from the Conservative Growth Group, founded by allies of Liz Truss who want a renewed focus on the economy → Read More

Tories in North and Midlands 'fuming' over levelling up funding

MPs whose areas missed out on the latest round of the Levelling Up Fund have complained and Michael Gove will meet councils which were excluded → Read More

Rishi Sunak and Nicola Sturgeon set for months of legal battles over decision to block gender Bill

'The Scottish Government will vigorously defend this legislation,' Nicola Sturgeon vowed - setting up a legal battle that could take months to resolve → Read More

Rishi Sunak on collision course with Nicola Sturgeon after blocking Scottish gender laws

The UK Government has never before intervened to block a piece of legislation passed by the Scottish Parliament → Read More