MP blackmail claims add to UK's poor reputation overseas, says top lawyer
Allegations that MPs have been intimidated by their party whips compound damage done to Britain's reputation from threats by the government to deliberately break international law, observers have warned.
Will Boris Johnson resign?
Boris Johnson is facing one of the most politically perilous moments of his premiership, as he continues to come under intense scrutiny over his own involvement in a series of No 10 drinks parties held in the midst of England's lockdowns to combat the coronavirus.
Everything we know about Boris Johnson's alleged Downing Street lockdown parties
Boris Johnson remains trapped in a fight for his political life as public anger festers over reports of a series of rule-breaking Downing Street parties that allegedly took place while the rest of the country was in lockdown to thwart the coronavirus pandemic.
Next Tory leader odds: The favourites to replace Boris Johnson
Bookmakers have shortened the odds on Boris Johnson being replaced as prime minister following outrage over his attendance at a "bring your own booze" event at the height of lockdown, especially now that news of more rule-breaking Downing Street parties have subsequently emerged.
Timeline of alleged gatherings across government during Covid restrictions
Boris Johnson is facing intense scrutiny over further allegations of rule-busting gatherings in No 10 as the rest of the country was subject to strict lockdown measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
From conference highs to the abyss: the swift undoing of Boris Johnson
It was not meant to fall apart as fast as this. After Boris Johnson won the general election in December 2019, he declared in a victory address: "I, and we, will never take your support for granted."
How has Boris Johnson responded to claims of Covid rule-busting parties?
Boris Johnson remains in hot water amid allegations surrounding a string of parties that allegedly took place in Downing Street during England's first lockdown in May 2020.
No 10 efforts to save Johnson are illegal, Commons standards chairman claims
The senior MP who heads the Commons "sleaze" watchdog has warned Government attempts to pressurise Tory MPs seeking to oust Boris Johnson are illegal.
What is 'plan A', when is it returning and what Covid rules have changed?
Prime minister Boris Johnson announced the relaxation of " plan B" Covid-19 restrictions in the Commons on Wednesday, paving the way for a further roll-back of rules in the weeks to come.
Boris Johnson told to publish Sue Gray's No 10 party report in 'entirety'
Boris Johnson is under pressure to ensure all evidence in the Sue Gray report into rule-busting parties at No 10 during Covid restrictions is published in its "entirety".