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Labour accuses Johnson of lying over who paid for Downing Street flat refurb
Downing Street today declined to deny suggestions that the Prime Minister received a loan from the Conservative Party that he later repaid.
Downing Street has become ‘a moral cesspit’, says journalist Peter Oborne
We spoke to Rachel Sylvester, political columnist at The Times and Peter Oborne, former chief political commentator of The Daily Telegraph
How important is recent Downing Street upheaval?
It’s all reminiscent of the upheaval before Christmas, but does any of it matter?
Downing Street defends Dominic Cummings amid questions over 260-mile lockdown trip
His job is to work in the shadows of government but yet again the Prime Minister’s Chief Adviser is in the spotlight.
Peter Oborne: ‘Downing Street putting out fake news’
Are political journalists being conned by Number 10 and spreading lies?
Headteachers march on Downing Street in funding protest
They’re normally the strictest observers of the rules, but today hundreds of headteachers put down their red pens and marched to Downing Street to protest about what they say is a lack of funding for schools. They claim funding in real terms in England has fallen by eight percent since 2010. The government says school…
#SOSvigil at Downing Street calls for refuges to be ‘saved’
A vigil calling on MPs to protect domestic violence refuges is held at Downing Street, as new figures reveal women’s refuges are being forced to turn away a third of referrals due to cuts.
Downing Street police arrested in ‘extreme porn’ probe
Three police officers responsible for guarding Downing Street are arrested on suspicion of accessing “hard-core” pornography on their mobile phones.
NSA spying: White House and Downing Street react
The White House has admitted that new constraints may be needed on the way US security services gather and use intelligence.
Pasty makers bring their VAT beef to Downing Street
Pasty makers and fellow bakers turn up at Downing Street in their chef hats and white tops, but the informal air to their protest belies genuine anger over the government’s so-called pasty tax.
Downing Street: ‘we will fight Abu Qatada bail’
The government says it will resist a bail application from lawyers representing Abu Qatada, the radical Muslim cleric ministers want to deport to Jordan.
Barack and Michelle Obama visit Downing Street
Barack and Michelle Obama have visited Downing Street after spending the morning at Buckingham Palace. The couple, who are on a three-day state visit, also laid a wreath at Westminster Abbey.
Cameron ‘appoints’ Larry the cat as Downing Street ratter
Following several high-profile resignations from Downing Street, Number 10 has unveiled a new recruit: a rat-catching cat called Larry.
Downing Street condemns armed forces sacking email
Downing Street condemns as “unacceptable” the way that 38 serving soldiers – including one on the frontline in Afghanistan – were told they would be losing their jobs via email.