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UK’s Boris Johnson faces Parliament as ouster bid over lockdown-flouting parties gathers steam
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UK’s Boris Johnson faces Parliament as ouster bid over lockdown-flouting parties gathers steam

It’s a stunning reversal of fortune for a politician who just over two years ago led the Conservatives to their biggest election victory in almost 40 years

'Partygate': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson awaits Sue Gray report as his fate hangs in balance
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'Partygate': British Prime Minister Boris Johnson awaits Sue Gray report as his fate hangs in balance

The senior civil servant is due to report by the end of the month on claims that government staff held late-night soirees while Britain was under coronavirus restrictions in 2020 and 2021

Polling data show two-third of voters think UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson should resign
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Polling data show two-third of voters think UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson should resign

Conservative backbench MPs now know Johnson is no longer an election winner and are likely to be fearing for the security of their seats

Brexit minister David Frost quits as new COVID-19 rules spark anger, dealing a blow to an already reeling Boris Johnson govt
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Brexit minister David Frost quits as new COVID-19 rules spark anger, dealing a blow to an already reeling Boris Johnson govt

Earlier this week, 99 Conservative lawmakers voted against so-called vaccine passports in the House of Commons, the biggest rebellion in Johnson's 2 1/2 years as prime minister

UK lawmakers back COVID curbs to rein in Omicron amid revolt by Conservative Party MPs
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UK lawmakers back COVID curbs to rein in Omicron amid revolt by Conservative Party MPs

All passed comfortably because of Opposition party support, but 97 Conservatives voted against the nightclub rules, according to a House of Commons tally — by far the biggest rebellion of Boris Johnson's premiership

UK's Boris Johnson faces political threat as lawmakers prepare to vote on new COVID restrictions
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UK's Boris Johnson faces political threat as lawmakers prepare to vote on new COVID restrictions

Johnson's approval ratings have plunged amid ethics scandals and allegations the government breached its own pandemic restrictions

British MP's killer self-radicalised, acted alone, reveals initial probe
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British MP's killer self-radicalised, acted alone, reveals initial probe

The attacker who fatally stabbed British lawmaker David Amess was referred to an official counter-terrorism scheme for those thought to be at risk of radicalisation, according to media reports

UK Conservative MP David Amess dies after being stabbed multiple times at constituency meet
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UK Conservative MP David Amess dies after being stabbed multiple times at constituency meet

Amess was holding a his regular weekly meeting with constituents at the Belfairs Methodist Church, in the small town of Leigh-on-Sea when he was stabbed

Shredded Banksy artwork, 'Love is in the Bin', could fetch millions at auction
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Shredded Banksy artwork, 'Love is in the Bin', could fetch millions at auction

“Love is in the Bin” is being offered by Sotheby’s in London, with a presale estimate of $5.5 million to $8.2 million

Boris takes credit for Covishield in speech; sidelines petrol, worker, empty shelf crises at home
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Boris takes credit for Covishield in speech; sidelines petrol, worker, empty shelf crises at home

Johnson extoled the 'Brexit freedoms' brought by Britain’s exit from the EU, even as shortages of truck drivers and other workers cause economic hiccups

Boris Johnson defends England's tier-based lockdown in letter to rebel Conservative Party colleagues
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Boris Johnson defends England's tier-based lockdown in letter to rebel Conservative Party colleagues

Most of England's population will fall under the two toughest tiers when the second national lockdown ends on 2 December. Around 32 million people, including in London, will fall into Tier 2

Jeremy Corbyn reinstated to UK's Labour Party after three-week suspension over anti-Semitism row
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Jeremy Corbyn reinstated to UK's Labour Party after three-week suspension over anti-Semitism row

Labour has been grappling with allegations that anti-Semitism was allowed to fester under Corbyn, a long-time supporter of Palestinians and a critic of Israel, who led the party for almost five years from 2015

Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street
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Boris Johnson's top media aide Lee Cain resigns amid reports of power struggle at 10 Downing Street

Cain announced he would step down after ministers and advisers, including Johnson's fiancee Carrie Symonds, reportedly protested over his planned promotion to the post of chief of staff

While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise
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While Boris Johnson sinks in response to COVID-19, Rishi Sunak continues to rise

Not only is Rishi Sunak a smooth communicator, but, with his Indian heritage, he is a walking success story of modern multiracial Britain.

Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report
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Who protects British democracy from Russia? No one, concludes UK Parliament report

The report described how British politicians had welcomed Russia's oligarchs to London, allowing them to launder their illicit money through what it called the London “laundromat”

Hard to prove Russia's influence on Brexit, but UK govt did nothing to protect referendum, finds report
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Hard to prove Russia's influence on Brexit, but UK govt did nothing to protect referendum, finds report

The Labour Party has accused the British govt of failing to publish the report because it would lead to further questions about links between Russia and the pro-Brexit campaign, which Johnson helped lead

Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash
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Dominic Cummings lockdown row: Boris Johnson defies calls to sack senior advisor from Conservative Party, risks backlash

British prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.

New UK finance minister Rishi Sunak should resist rewriting fiscal rules; avoiding spend cut may lead to tax hike: Report
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New UK finance minister Rishi Sunak should resist rewriting fiscal rules; avoiding spend cut may lead to tax hike: Report

Another research institute, the Resolution Foundation, said on Monday that Sunak would have to raise taxes if he wants to increase spending.

Britain's exit marks first stage of Brexit saga, UK to follow bloc rules during 11 months 'transition period'; EU to recover from 'historic blow' as ex-member becomes competition
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Britain's exit marks first stage of Brexit saga, UK to follow bloc rules during 11 months 'transition period'; EU to recover from 'historic blow' as ex-member becomes competition

With little fanfare, Britain left the European Union on Friday after 47 years of membership, taking a leap into the unknown in a historic blow to the bloc.

'We will always love you': EU Parliament clears Brexit deal; Britain set to leave European Union after 47 years of membership today
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'We will always love you': EU Parliament clears Brexit deal; Britain set to leave European Union after 47 years of membership today

European Union grudgingly let go of the United Kingdom with a final vote Wednesday at the EU's parliament that ended the Brexit divorce battle and set the scene for tough trade negotiations in the year ahead.