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Central Bank of Ireland governor Gabriel Makhlouf.

Central Bank of Ireland governor Gabriel Makhlouf is now in receipt of a UK public service pension, having recently turned 60, the bank’s board was in(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf: ‘Lenders still have the discretion to extend payment breaks under their normal toolkit (for problem loans), but I think we’re now probably getting to the point where it’s starting to become more than a payment break.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Gabriel Makhlouf, the Central Bank of Ireland’s governor of 12 months, has not been immune to time taking on a whole new meaning in the world of Covid(...)

David Cameron:  “Passing an act of parliament and then going on to break an international treaty obligation is the very very last thing you should contemplate, it should be an absolute final resort.” Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron has joined all the other former living UK prime ministers in criticising Boris Johnson’s internal market Bill, that ministers admit will(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street on September 9th, 2020. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/WPA Pool/Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson has said his controversial legislation to override parts of the Brexit deal is needed to end EU threats to instal(...)

 Labour MP Dawn Butler:  she was pulled over by  police officers in Hackney, east London. Photograph:   Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Dawn Butler, a Labour MP and former shadow equalities minister, has described being stopped by the police while driving with a friend through east Lon(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Three former prime ministers have condemned Boris Johnson’s decision to incorporate the Department for International Development into the Foreign Offi(...)

Boris Johnson: whether Britain’s death toll is the second, third or fourth-highest in the world, the government’s performance during the crisis has compared unfavourably with that of most of its European neighbours.  Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

When Boris Johnson addressed the 1922 Committee of Conservative backbenchers by Zoom on Friday, the MPs unmuted their microphones so they could bang t(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus pandemic at the daily White House briefing on Wednesday. Photograph: Alex Brandon/AP

It would be tasteless to crown the geopolitical winner of the coronavirus pandemic. What a blessing, then, that there isn’t one. Not one global power(...)

The peculiar way in which the UK is currently being run sees Boris Johnson as the chairman of the board and Dominic Cummings (above) as the unelected CEO

The two great economic offices of the British state, the Bank of England and the Treasury, are currently being run by two alumni of Goldman Sachs. It (...)

Emily Thornberry arrives for the funeral of Frank Dobson at St Pancras Church in London on Monday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry has declared that she will stand to become leader of the Labour Party in a move that fires the starting gun (...)

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