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Johnson would 'normally' be expected to resign if he lied to Commons, says Raab
Boris Johnson would "normally" be expected to resign if he intentionally misled Parliament the Deputy Prime Minister has said, after fresh claims over rule-breaking parties in No 10.
Raab briefly admits No 10 event was a 'party' - before rowing back
Dominic Raab appeared to briefly admit there was a "party" in No 10 while the rest of the country faced severe Covid lockdown restrictions - before rowing back on his remarks.
Downing Street staff 'started boozing at lunch as part of drinking culture'
A long-standing drinking culture in Downing Street saw staff start boozing at lunch and waking up there in the same clothes the next day, a former No 10 official has said.
Office drinking culture slowed down in the 90s. But not for journalists - and now they are running the country | Zoe Williams
he time to be alive, if you wanted to drink hard liquor at work, was the 60s, but it actually is not possible to drink spirits all day without something terrible happening.
'Operation Rinka': rebel Tories up pressure on Boris Johnson to resign
Rebel Tories are upping pressure on Boris Johnson to quit over the Downing Street parties scandal, with one naming the plan "Operation Rinka" in reference to the dog killed in the Jeremy Thorpe affair in the 1970s.
No 10 denies Cummings' claim PM knew about lockdown drinks party
Downing Street has denied claims by Dominic Cummings that Boris Johnson was told in advance staff were holding a drinks party in the No 10 garden in the midst of the first Covid lockdown.
Plans drawn up 'to scrap all Covid rules in England as early as March'
The government is reportedly drawing up plans to ditch Covid laws in England from as early as the spring.
Government plan to crack down on protests outside parliament defeated in Lords
Boris Johnson's government has been handed a blow in its plan to restrict protests outside parliament after peers backed an amendment protecting large demonstrations in the area.
Five questions Labour wants the PM to answer on partygate
Labour has set out five questions it says the Prime Minister must answer in relation to the partygate scandal.
Tory donor urges Boris Johnson to resign amid No 10 party scandals
One of the Conservatives' most generous donors has called on Boris Johnson to resign and stand again for the Tory party nomination amid growing calls from its backers for a change of leadership.