Screens displaying UK prime minister Boris Johnson as he takes part remotely via a Zoom video call in the weekly prime minister’s questions. Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK parliament/AFP via Getty

A week after Dominic Cummings walked out through the front door of Downing Street, the promised reset of Boris Johnson’s government has had a bumpy be(...)

Carrie Symonds: media outlets portrayed  her as a demanding, unstable wannabe Princess Diana. Photograph: Getty Images

Why is it that when men in positions of power make idiots of themselves, commit some transgression, fall out with one another – or, in this case, mana(...)

Number 10 special advisor Dominic Cummings leaves his residence in London on Friday. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas / AFP  via Getty Images

Hope that the latest abrupt staff shuffle in Downing Street could be a sign that Prime Minister Boris Johnson is clearing the decks of obstacles that (...)

Number 10 special adviser Dominic Cummings leaves his home in London on Thursday. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images

The drama surrounding Boris Johnson’s advisers in Downing Street is not so much an episode of The West Wing as of The Tudors, with the king’s consort (...)

Dominic Cummings and Lee Cain. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/PA Wire

Conservative MPs have welcomed the resignation of Lee Cain as Boris Johnson’s director of communications amid doubts about the future of the prime min(...)

Lee Cain arrives in Downing Street on Thursday morning,  after he announced that he is resigning as Boris Johnson’s director of communications. Photo graph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson was on Thursday urged to reshape his chaotic and faction-riven Downing Street operation, after his communications chief quit in a power (...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during an election campaign event in Dinnington, near Sheffield, on the final day of campaigning on Wednesday. Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

With opinion polls classifying dozens of constituencies as too close to call, Britain’s election night is set to be a long one, with some of the most (...)