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British prime minister Boris Johnson has not received any further fine for breaching Covid lockdowns, Downing Street said. Photograph: Mauri Ratilainen/EPA

The Metropolitan police has issued another 50 fines to UK government officials as part of its inquiry into coronavirus rule-breaking in Downing Street(...)

An artist’s rendering shows Sir Henry Wilson MP being gunned down by two members of the IRA in London, Reginald Dunne and Joseph O’Sullivan. They had waited outside his house, 36 Eaton Place, for him to return from the unveiling of a war memorial. An artist’s rendering shows Sir Henry Wilson MP being gunned down by two members of the IRA in London, Reginald Dunne and Joseph O’Sullivan. They had waited outside his house, 36 Eaton Place, for him to return from the unveiling of a war memorial.

This article is part of the Irish Times Century project. For more on Ireland in 1922, click here. In the space of just 12 tumultuous and tragic days (...)

The election has been a bad one for the Conservatives losing Westminster, which has been run by the Conservatives since it was created in 1964. Photographer: Neil Hall/EPA/Bloomberg

Britain’s local election results may not create an immediate threat to Boris Johnson’s leadership but they paint a worrying picture for the Conservati(...)

Labour Party leader Keir Starmer congratulates his party’s winning  candidates in the Cumberland Council election in Carlisle. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Boris Johnson has faced renewed questions about his leadership after the Conservatives lost hundreds of seats in local elections in England, Scotlan(...)

MP Neil Parish has had the Conservative whip suspended while he is being investigated for allegedly watching pornography in the Commons chamber, a spokesperson for the Tory chief whip has said. Photograph:  Richard Townshend/UK parliament/AFP via Getty Images

The Conservatives on Friday suspended a senior MP from the parliamentary party after he was named as the backbencher accused of watching pornography o(...)

Lydia Wilson, Bertie Carvel and Tamara Tunie, cast members  of the Old Vic’s production of The 47th: Carvel’s Trump is funny and persuasive as well as narcissistic and amoral. Photograph: David M Benett

Agatha Christie had three, Noel Coward had four and Alan Ayckbourn had five but only a handful of playwrights have had more than two plays running in (...)

At Monday’s meeting of the so-called 2022 group of Conservative women, MPs spoke about the demeaning remarks made to them by male colleagues, including comments on what they wore and speculation about their private lives. Photograph: House of Commons/PA Wire

Conservative whips are investigating claims that one of their MPs watched pornography on his phone while sitting next to a female MP in the House of C(...)

Angela Rayner, deputy leader of the Labour Party. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has promised to punish the Conservative MP who briefed a newspaper that Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner was putting the prime minis(...)

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner: ‘I won’t be letting ... vile lies deter me’. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Boris Johnson has written to Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner to insist “misogynistic” claims reportedly made about her by an unidentified Tory MP w(...)

 William Wragg speaks during the privilege motion  debate in the House of Commons on Thursday. Photograph: UK parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

Thursday’s decision to subject Boris Johnson to a House of Commons investigation over Partygate has revealed the weakness of his grip on the Conservat(...)

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