Rishi Sunak urged to make help for lower-income families a higher priority and to beware ‘Treasury orthodoxy’ Rishi Sunak is being warned by senior Tories not to allow “Treasury orthodoxy” to choke off critical funding this winter, with Conservatives demanding action in the budget over energy bills, criminal justice and […]

Fans attacked Premier League approval of Newcastle takeover Police responding to complaint that the banner was ‘offensive’ Police are carrying out inquiries into a banner unveiled by Crystal Palace fans before Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle. The banner, depicting an image of the club’s new Saudi Arabian owners, PIF, about […]

Text message warning of ‘super-unsafe’ conditions was later followed by a walkout by camera operators A picture of chaos and concern on the set of Alec Baldwin’s new western, Rust, has emerged from fresh accounts of the lead-up to the fatal shooting during filming on Thursday. Only days into the […]

Councils consulted over support for measures such as vaccine passports amid warnings by senior doctors that NHS faces winter illness ‘triple whammy’ • Coronavirus – latest updates • See all our coronavirus coverage New evidence has emerged that the government is paving the way to implement “plan B” measures in […]

Joint statement calls for mandatory mask-wearing and attacks government’s ‘laissez-faire approach’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Trade union leaders representing 3 million frontline workers have warned that the government risks “another winter of chaos” if urgent action is not taken to curb the spread of Covid, […]

Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights Travellers to destinations including Australia, South Africa and Japan can expect to pay more to fly, as Rishi Sunak prepares to overhaul air passenger duty in next week’s budget to reflect the environmental damage wrought by long-haul flights. […]

Royal watchers say Buckingham Palace ‘could have handled it differently’ after the news was leaked to a newspaper The Queen is undertaking “light duties” after a hospital visit for “preliminary investigations” as Buckingham Palace faced questions over its handling of news of her overnight admission. The 95-year-old monarch is said […]

Company under fire as news reports detail spread of misinformation and conspiracy theories even as staff raised concerns Facebook faced mounting pressure on Friday after a new whistleblower accused it of knowingly hosting hate speech and illegal activity, even as leaked documents shed further light on how the company failed […]