Jeremy Wright

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Studies have linked betting terminals to a rise in problem gambling in the UK. Photograph: Getty

Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond is expected to bring forward new rules for betting machines that could cost Irish gambling giant Paddy Power(...)

Large ensemble cast: Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys and Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan at the launch of the Audiovisual Action Plan in June. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There’s a tradition in Britain that whenever a politician inherits the culture portfolio, any past utterance they have ever made about their cultural (...)

Fatima Boudchar, wife of Libyan politician Hakim Belhadj, and their son Abderrahim, arriving at the House of Commons on Thursday to hear an apology from prime minister Theresa May over the role of British spies in the 2004 rendition of Ms Boudchar and her husband to Libya. Photograph: Hannah McKay/Reuters

Britain has apologised to a Libyan former rebel and his wife over the role of British spies in their 2004 rendition to Libya, where they were detained(...)

Britain’s prime minister Theresa May making a statement in the House of Commons defending British participation in air strikes on Syria. Photograph: AFP/PRU/Getty Images

Theresa May faced widespread criticism from opposition MPs on Monday for her failure to consult parliament ahead of Saturday’s air strikes against Syr(...)

People walk in the neighbourhood of the Grenfell Tower, destroyed in a catastrophic fire, in  London. Photograph: Reuters/Peter Nicholls

Fresh efforts to pin down the true death toll of the Grenfell Tower tragedy have begun with an offer of legal protection for its subletters. In a pus(...)

David Cameron: until the deal he made is enshrined in the EU treaty it could still be open to challenge in the European Court of Justice. Photograph: AP

Conservatives on each side of the EU referendum debate traded legal opinions yesterday after justice secretary Michael Gove claimed that the deal Davi(...)