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Nicholas Cecil

Nicholas Cecil is Deputy Political Editor of the Evening Standard. He covers politics at Westminster, foreign affairs, the economy, intelligence and security, and other major stories affecting London and Britain including the Covid-19 epidemic, climate change, air pollution and occasionally sport stories.

London

The professions most likely to leave you trapped in the rental market

Think tank Autonomy said its analysis showed insecure work is trapping low-paid workers in London’s ‘overpriced’ rental sector

Politics

Civil war erupts in Labour after Hartlepool by-election disaster

Three of Jeremy Corbyn’s closest allies tore into Sir Keir Starmer’s leadership

UK

Jersey fishing protest: Royal Navy ships return amid diplomatic storm

A French boat was seen ramming the rear of a Jersey vessel at the height of the stand-off

UK

Boris steps up war of words with Dominic Cummings

Minister highlights former aide’s Barnard Castle trip three times as crisis deepens

UK

Nazanin’s husband demands ‘actions’ against Iran after new jail term

Meanwhile MP Tom Tugendhat has accused Tehran of holding Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe ‘hostage’

UK

Spy chief warns of China’s cyber threat to world

Jeremy Fleming said the West faces ‘moment of reckoning’ over tech security