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Dragons’ Den: Touker Suleyman, Sara Davies, Deborah Meaden, Tej Lalvani and Peter Jones

Good news everybody! I have found some investors interested in that kooky business idea you have – insert whatever frippery you want here: a social ne(...)

Sir Hugh Orde, when  he became chief constable of the PSNI in 2002. Photograph: Paul McErlane/Reuters

Former Police Service of Northern Ireland chief constable, Sir Hugh Orde is one of the few people who actually made practical progress on dealing w(...)

Alastair Campbell: “With some sadness but absolute certainty, I have reached the conclusion that I no longer wish to stay in the party.” Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA

Alastair Campbell, the former Downing Street director of communications under British prime minister Tony Blair, has said he no longer wishes to be a (...)

Boris Johnson leaves the Conservative Party headquarters after being announced as the new Conservative party leader at an event in central London 23 July 2019. Boris Johnson defeated Jeremy Hunt to become the new British Conservative party leader winning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt's 46,656. EPA/NEIL HALL

Boris Johnson promised fellow Conservatives on Tuesday he would put his “maximum energy” into his new role as prime minister of the United Kingdom, ca(...)

Conservative Party leadership contender Boris Johnson leaving his office in Westminster, on Monday. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Boris Johnson is poised to become Conservative leader on Tuesday with senior MPs in open revolt against his threat to take Britain out of the European(...)

Former UK prime minister Tony Blair: ‘I don’t believe Boris Johnson will ever do no-deal without an endorsement either from parliament or the people.’ Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson campaigned for the Conservative Party leadership promising a sharp change of course as well as style from Theresa May, especially on Bre(...)

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn:  he has failed to capitalise on the internal Tory knife-fight going on beside him.  Photograph:  O’Connor/PA Wire

There was a time when the Tories would decry, as a mortal threat to the state, the prospect of a left-winger like Jeremy Corbyn getting into power. Bu(...)

 John Downey  arrives at the Old Bailey in London in  February  2014. File photograph:  Oli Scarff/Getty Images

An alleged IRA bomber given a so-called “comfort letter” by the British government has lost his latest challenge aimed at preventing his extradition t(...)

Former Provisional IRA chief of staff Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy: The Cab has investigated  21 people  as part of its inquiry into the oil laundering and smuggling operation run by Murphy. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Twenty one people were investigated during a Criminal Assets Bureau inquiry into the oil laundering and smuggling operation run by the former Provisio(...)

John Prescott at the Labour Party conference in Blackpool in 1998. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/AP

Former deputy British prime minister John Prescott has been admitted to hospital after suffering a stroke. The 81-year-old was taken to hospital in H(...)

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