If it was meant to distract attention from a week of political chaos in Downing Street, it worked.
It has been reported that the chancellor of the exchequer’s wife will now pay tax in the UK on her overseas income.
Tory Party documents leaked to the media appear to show that ambitious plans for a massive expansion of onshore wind capacity were substantially watered down.
The war in Ukraine featured heavily in the speech given by Boris Johnson at the Conservative Party’s spring conference today.
Downing Street has warned P&O Ferries it may face “ramifications” over its decision to sack 800 of its staff, without warning.
Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has announced that sanctions have been imposed on a further 386 members of the Russian Duma for their support for the Ukrainian breakaway regions of Luhansk and Donetsk.
The former House of Commons speaker John Bercow is “a serial bully” and a “liar” – that is the verdict of Parliament’s Independent Expert Panel, which adjudicates on bullying complaints against MPs.
Breaking the formal rules of the House of Commons, MPs from all parties joined a standing ovation for the Ukrainian ambassador in the chamber today.
The Government is facing calls to abandon visa restrictions for Ukranians which prevent them joining relatives in the UK.
Downing Street has announced a tougher line on sanctions against Russia and its leaders – will they make a difference?
MPs have urged the government to impose tougher sanctions on Russia – while the Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries has called on the broadcasting regulator Ofcom to review the licence for the Kremlin-backed news channel Russia Today.
Storm Eunice has been causing massive disruption to travel across the UK.
In another sign of declining relations, the Home Office has announced an immediate ban on so-called ‘golden visas’ for wealthy foreign investors wanting residency in the UK, citing “security concerns”.
That was last September. Today police said Prince Charles’ charity, The Prince’s Foundation, was under investigation over claims it offered honours to a Saudi citizen in exchange for cash for the charity.
Strong and decisive leadership will be needed to restore public trust in the Metropolitan Police, Home Secretary Priti Patel has warned.