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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer: Jacob Rees-Mogg has suggested neither he nor Boris Johnson should resign over fines but should focus on the issues important to voters. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Keir Starmer’s announcement he will resign if police fine him for breaking lockdown rules followed a weekend of consultations with parliamentary colle(...)

 British home secretary Priti Patel with Rwandan foreign minister Vincent Biruta after signing the deal in Kigali on Thursday. Photograph: EPA

Boris Johnson has announced plans to transport to Rwanda “tens of thousands” of migrants seeking asylum in the UK, in an attempt to deter small boats (...)

British home secretary Priti Patel: “Ukrainians with passports will no longer need to go to a visa application centre to give their biometrics before they come to the UK.” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

British home secretary Priti Patel has announced a simplification of the application process for eligible Ukrainians seeking refuge in the UK with the(...)

British prime minister Boris Johnson talking to Nato troops after a joint press conference at  Tapa army base  in Tallinn, Estonia, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Raigo Pajula/AFP via Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s government has bowed to pressure at Westminster by relaxing visa rules to allow more Ukrainian citizens to join family members settled(...)

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner: she is still talked up by the Conservative-supporting press but her star has dimmed in recent weeks as Starmer has tightened his grip on the party. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA Wire

With his party enjoying a small but consistent lead in the polls and less internal unrest than usual, Labour leader Keir Starmer hoped for a strong st(...)

Labour leader Keir Starmer and deputy leader Angela Rayner hold their first shadow cabinet meeting after a reshuffle. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Keir Starmer’s allies have defended a reshuffle of the Labour front bench that blindsided his deputy, Angela Rayner, and angered figures on the left o(...)

Peter Kyle is replacing Louise Haigh as Labour’s shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland. Photograph: UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/PA

British MP Peter Kyle has been appointed the new shadow secretary of state for Northern Ireland for the British Labour party, after Sir Keir Starmer c(...)

     Sarah Everard was kidnapped, raped and murdered by a serving police officer

The British government has launched an inquiry into police failures that allowed a serving officer to use his position to kidnap Sarah Everard before (...)

A group of around 40 migrants arriving via the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) on Dungeness beach, England. Photograph:  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The chair of the House of Commons home affairs select committee, Yvette Cooper, has demanded an “urgent correction and explanation” from Priti Patel a(...)

Health secretary Matt Hancock. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

British health secretary Matt Hancock said on Sunday there was increasing confidence that vaccines worked against the coronavirus variant first detect(...)

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