Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week

19 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Nigel Farage, the caretaker leader of Ukip, was photographed with a smiling Donald Trump as the two men held…

Portrait of the week: Donald Trump becomes US president

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said she still expected to start talks on leaving the EU as planned by…

Portrait of the Week

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, said he would stay on for another year when his…

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29 October 2016 9:00 am

Home The government approved the proposal in Sir Howard Davies’s report for the building of an extra 3,800-yard runway at…

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22 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Steven Woolfe, the MEP who spent three days in hospital after an altercation at a Ukip meeting, said he…

Portrait of the Week: pound plunges against dollar as FTSE 100 soars

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Home The pound fell against the dollar and the euro, weakening by 19 per cent against the dollar from its…

Theresa May sets Brexit deadline; Diane James quits as Ukip leader

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said at the Conservative party conference that hers was now the party of ‘working-class’…

Syrian and Russian jets ‘unleash a new hell’ bombing civilians in Aleppo

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Sir Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary, said that Britain would oppose attempts to create an EU army, as it…

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24 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May was ‘quite likely’ to invoke Article 50 in January or February 2017, Donald Tusk, the president of…

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17 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Schools in England would have the right to select pupils by ability, under plans outlined by Theresa May, the…

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10 September 2016 9:00 am

Home David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, made his first statement to the Commons and…

Portrait of the week: Sarkozy threatens to move the Calais ‘jungle’ to UK

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Britain rejected a call by Nicolas Sarkozy, the former president of France who hopes to return to power next…

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27 August 2016 9:00 am

Home Virgin Trains released videos showing that there were seats available when Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party,…

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20 August 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, who was supposed to be on a walking holiday in Switzerland, wrote to Xi…

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13 August 2016 9:00 am

Home The government floated the idea that individuals might receive payments in areas where fracking was approved, or where housing…

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6 August 2016 9:00 am

Home The Court of Appeal overturned a ruling that four Syrian refugees living in Calais’ jungle camp could come to…

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30 July 2016 9:00 am

Home The collapse of BHS after Sir Philip Green had extracted large sums and left the business on ‘life support’,…

Theresa May’s new cabinet has no roles for George Osborne or Michael Gove

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May made a speech in the open air in Downing Street after kissing hands with the Queen as…

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16 July 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May became Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative party when Andrea Leadsom withdrew her candidacy for election…

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9 July 2016 9:00 am

Home Conservative MPs set about finding two candidates for the party leadership to be put to party members as rival…

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2 July 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, standing in the middle of Downing Street with his wife Samantha alone near him, announced his resignation…

Portrait of the Week: pro-EU Labour MP Jo Cox is shot and stabbed to death

25 June 2016 8:00 am

Home One week before the United Kingdom voted in a referendum on membership of the European Union, Jo Cox, a…

Portrait of the week: 49 shot dead in Orlando gay club by Islamist gunman

18 June 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, threatened pensioners who voted in the referendum for Britain to leave the EU: ‘If…

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11 June 2016 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, caused mild surprise by cancelling a cabinet meeting and hastily convening a press conference…

Migrants rescued from Channel, PM shares platform with Sadiq Khan

4 June 2016 9:00 am

Home Two British men were charged with immigration offences after the rescue by night of 18 Albanian migrants, two of…