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Johnson faces crunch week as lockdown parties inquiry prepares to publish
Boris Johnson is facing a make-or-break week for his premiership with his future in No 10 hanging in the balance.
Calls for Islamophobia inquiry after Tory MP's 'Muslimness' sacking claim
The Government is facing calls for an inquiry into Islamophobia after a Tory MP said she was told she had been fired as a minister due to concerns about her "Muslimness".
Tory MPs back calls for criminal investigation into partygate
Pressure is building on the Metropolitan police from Tory MPs who want the force to investigate Downing Street's lockdown parties regardless of the findings of the Sue Gray report this week.
Tory whips allegedly tried to smear Christian Wakeford after defection
Conservative ministers and whips began spreading rumours about Christian Wakeford's personal life minutes after the MP defected to Labour, it has been alleged amid growing concerns over dirty tactics in politics.
Met Police officer jailed for secretly filming women while posing as airline pilot
A Metropolitan Police officer who secretly filmed dozens of women while posing as an airline pilot has been jailed.
Stop school exclusions in London to prevent knife crime', expert says
A scheme has been launched to reduce knife crime by preventing some of the 900 school exclusions a year across London.
I've been protesting all my life. It can feel futile, yet doing nothing is much worse | Polly Toynbee
hat a miracle that the House of Lords rose up and rebelled this week against the government's assault on protest.
London violence: Children as young as 10 fear being stabbed
The picture in the capital is bleak: fearful for their safety, more children are carrying knives, community workers say.
Tories face more infighting as reports emerge of rebels' secret recording
The Conservative Party has been embroiled in more infighting as reports suggest rebel Tory MPs are considering publishing a secret recording and text messages linked to allegations of "blackmail" from the Prime Minister's supporters.
Downing Street party: When will Sue Gray's report be published?
A photo from May 2020 showed the prime minister and his staff with bottles of wine and a cheeseboard in the Downing Street garden.