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Britain’s home secretary Priti Patel:  ‘I am sorry that my behaviour in the past has upset people.’

Boris Johnson’s adviser on ministerial standards has quit after the prime minister refused to sack home secretary Priti Patel for bullying civil serva(...)

 Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson, flanked by home secretary Priti Patel, during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons in London. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK parliament/AFP via Getty Images

There was never any doubt that Boris Johnson would express support for Priti Patel at prime minister’s questions on Wednesday, but the emphatic nature(...)

Minister for the cabinet office Michael Gove told the House of Commons: ‘Allegations have been made that the home secretary has breached the ministerial code. The home secretary absolutely rejects these allegations.’ Photograph: PA Wire

British prime minister Boris Johnson has asked the cabinet office to “establish the facts”, following allegations that home secretary Priti Patel has (...)

 Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named his Six Nations squad. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Gregor Townsend has named seven uncapped players in his 39-man Scotland squad for the 2019 Guinness Six Nations. Three hookers — Edinburgh’s David C(...)

Britain’s first secretary of state and the effective deputy to prime minister Theresa May, Damian Green, has been sacked from the British government. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Theresa May’s closest ministerial ally and effective deputy British prime minister has resigned after an investigation found he made inaccurate and mi(...)

 Munster’s Donnacha Ryan, Billy Holland and Tommy O’Donnell celebrate winning a penalty try. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster 38 Glasgow 17 Not so much a game, more a memorial service, but in the end, some match too. As a province, as an organisation and finally as p(...)

Scotland coach Vern Cotter has welcomes back Tim Visser and Peter Horne for his side’s Six Nations tie against Italy. Photograph: Reuters

London Irish duo Sean Maitland and Blair Cowan have pulled out of the Scotland squad for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Italy through injury. Wing(...)

Sale scrumhalf Chris Cussiter returns for Scoland against Italy along with four other squad additions. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Vern Cotter has reinforced his Scotland RBS Six Nations squad by calling up five further players ahead of Saturday’s match against Italy, Scottish Rug(...)