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PM’s road map: Key dates for reopening of events, pubs and travel

Hugs and indoor socialising will return from May 17, along with capacity restrictions in place for larger events and performances

Politics

Why is Boris Johnson so broke?

As the cost of Boris Johnson’s flat refurbishment comes under scrutiny - why can’t he afford to pay for it?

UK

Hancock: Let’s put our year of hell behind us

‘Time to kiss and hug again (outside)’ as he hails ‘incredible spirit’ of London

Mayor

Sadiq Khan victorious as he secures second term as London mayor

Labour incumbent defeats Tory Shaun Bailey after securing 1.2m votes, the second biggest haul in the history of the mayoralty

Politics

Did a £350k tax bill trigger Boris Johnson plea for Downing St cash?

Figures show the PM made a fortune from speeches in the year before he took over at No 10, but there could have been a nasty surprise in the post

Politics

Angela Rayner: Labour has talked down to voters for too long

Her comments came as she set out how the party must change to reconnect with working class voters.
Politics

Hugs, holidays and cinema allowed from next week, PM confirms

PM announces his latest steps to re-open the economy and ease restrictions including scrapping masks in schools and lifting ‘Stay in the UK’ restriction

Politics

Boris Johnson under investigation for £15k Caribbean holiday

The PM is embroiled in a number of inquiries – from curtains to holidays 

Politics

Rachel Reeves made shadow chancellor as Sir Keir swings axe

Rachel Reeves has previously vowed to cut welfare bill and force long-term unemployed to take up work offers or lose state support.

Politics

What’s next for Labour and Keir Starmer after Hartlepool?

After a disastrous byelection result, will a reshuffle solve Keir Starmer’s problem or does it go deeper? Can the party rally or does it have to make some fundamental changes?

Politics

Britain awaits results of Super Thursday’s bumper election day

Labour faces a humiliating loss in Hartlepool in a blow to Sir Keir Starmer’s leadership

Politics

Andy Burnham on London pubs, that text and the biggest Covid mistake

He’s held the government to account on Covid, showing the might of the Mayors and becoming an unlikely sex symbol. Andy Burnham tells Susannah Butter how he didn’t actually see that text, that London pubs are the best and why we need a devolution revolution