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Dominic Raab insists cuts to aid budget announced in ‘fully transparent way’

Two hundred UK charities said that cuts to the foreign aid budget represented a ‘tragic blow’ for many of the world’s most at-risk communities.
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No 10 announces inquiry into leak of PM’s text exchange with Sir James Dyson

Downing Street had initially said there would not be a probe into how the messages were made public.
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What is the ministerial code and does it need to be updated?

Labour claims there is ‘evidence’ the Prime Minister may have breached the code with his exchanges to Sir James Dyson.
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Johnny Mercer quits as veterans minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson thanked Mr Mercer for his service as a minister following his resignation on Tuesday.
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Labour leader clashes with pub landlord in lockdown row

The Raven pub later said on Twitter that it had not intended to ‘hijack’ the Labour leader’s visit to Bath.
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PM unable to name Conservative regional mayor during visit to South West

Tim Bowles became the first metro mayor for the West of England Combined Authority in 2017.
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Labour demands explanation from Hancock over shares in NHS contract firm

A Government spokeswoman said the Health Secretary had acted ‘entirely properly in these circumstances’ and in line with the ministerial code.
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PM to watch Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral on television from Chequers

The Prime Minister will not attend the service in Windsor on Saturday to allow for the attendance of as many family members as possible.
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PM will still visit India despite concerns over new variant

Boris Johnson had already scaled down his trip to India at the end of April due to the country’s worsening coronavirus situation.
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Greensill: Exploring the Cameron lobbying row as review announced

The PA news agency looks at how the controversy unfolded and what happens next.
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Boris Johnson has haircut as restrictions ease across England

The Prime Minister was pictured leaving Downing Street for the House of Commons with his famous blond mop noticeably shorter.
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Boris Johnson launches independent review amid Cameron lobbying row

The probe will examine how Government contracts were secured by Greensill Capital and the actions of the former prime minister.
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Gordon Brown urges tougher lobbying rules amid Cameron controversy

In a statement, former Conservative prime minister David Cameron acknowledged mis-steps over the Greensill Capital controversy.
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Timeline of Duke of Edinburgh’s final farewell

The palace has revealed the arrangements for the funeral, which includes a national minute’s silence.
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In profile: The Duke of Edinburgh’s mother Princess Alice

She was formally recognised by the State of Israel for her bravery in harbouring a Jewish mother and some of her children from the Nazis.
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Bell ringing 99 times at Westminster Abbey in tribute to Philip

A small crowd of onlookers stood to observe as the abbey began its tribute.
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Labour calls for probe into Johnson’s ‘political attack’ on London mayor

Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner accused the Conservative leader of breaching the ministerial code.
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Downing Street defends PM’s visit to church with controversial LGBT+ views

It comes after Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer apologised for the ‘hurt’ caused by his visit to Jesus House For All The Nations church.
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Commission behind landmark race review hits back at criticism

The landmark review said Britain is no longer a country where the ‘system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities’.
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Care home residents to be allowed two designated visitors by mid-April

Babies and young children can also join their parents on visits so residents can finally see their grandchildren.
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Commission behind landmark race review hits back at criticism

The landmark review said Britain is no longer a country where the ‘system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities’.
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Raab and G7 counterparts condemn reported ‘human rights abuses’ in Tigray

A statement from the G7 called for an ‘independent, transparent and impartial’ investigation into the reported crimes.
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Boris Johnson warns public not to meet loved ones indoors over Easter

The Prime Minister said that vaccines cannot guarantee ‘100% protection’ from coronavirus.
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UK regulator reports 30 cases of rare blood clot events after AstraZeneca jab

The risk associated with this type of blood clot is ‘very small’ and the public should continue to take up the jab, regulators have said.
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Shadow equalities minister apologises for language in local election leaflet

The leaflet featured the Labour Party’s logo and listed a series of pledges ahead of the local council elections in May.
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Covid passports ‘dangerous, discriminatory and counter-productive’ – Labour peer

More than 70 MPs have signed a cross-party pledge opposing the use of Covid status certification.
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Report rejects ‘common view’ that ethnic minorities have worse health outcomes

The review claims that for some key health metrics, ethnic minority groups had better outcomes than the white population.
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Racial disparity review labelled ‘insulting’ by politicians and campaigners

Labour’s David Lammy called the report an ‘insult’ to anyone in Britain who has experienced institutional racism.
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Downing Street insists PM acted with ‘honesty and integrity’ amid Arcuri claims

The Prime Minister’s press secretary Allegra Stratton said there was ‘no case to answer’ for Boris Johnson.
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Survey on tackling violence against women received 160,000 responses – Patel

The Home Secretary said a strategy on tackling violence women and girls will be published ‘later this year’.
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Former prime minister Cameron cleared by lobbying watchdog

An investigation concluded that David Cameron was employed by collapsed lender Greensill Capital and was not required to register as a lobbyist.
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Rishi Sunak urges companies to reopen offices when lockdown eases

The Chancellor warned that employees could ‘vote with their feet’ as he declared the traditional workplace superior to remote working.
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Ministry of Defence temporarily grounds Hawk T1 aircraft after crash

Two pilots are in a stable condition in hospital after ejecting from the jet during the incident in Cornwall on Thursday morning.
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Truss: Trans people will be protected under conversion therapy ban plans

Liz Truss said she wanted to ensure that transgender people were not subject to ‘horrific’ conversion therapy.
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Groups concerned over potential mandatory vaccine plans for care home workers

Care home workers in England could be legally required to be vaccinated against Covid-19 under plans being considered by the Government.
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Hancock: Mandatory vaccines for care home workers being considered

The Health Secretary said that ‘no final decision’ has been taken amid a review into vaccination passports.