'Impossible to know' if NHS backlog will be cleared in 3 years, Javid admits
Sajid Javid has admitted it is "impossible to know" how much of the NHS backlog will be cleared in the next three years - despite unveiling billions extra in funding.
Exclusion zones outside schools 'option' to tackle 'vicious lies' of anti-vaxxers
Exclusion zones outside schools are an option to prevent "idiot" anti-vaxxers spreading "vicious lies" to children, Sajid Javid has said.
PM resists calls to activate plan B as daily Covid cases top 50,000
Daily Covid-19 cases have risen above 50,000 in the UK for the first time since July, as the prime minister resists calls for the government to activate its backup plan.
Southend to be given city status in tribute to Sir David Amess, PM announces
Boris Johnson has announced that the Queen has agreed to grant Southend city status in a tribute to Sir David Amess who long-championed the cause.
John Rentoul to host Brexit 'ask me anything' as EU prepares for worst
Brexit is still very much not done, with the British government demanding that the European Union renegotiate the Northern Ireland protocol, a crucial part of the withdrawal agreement.
The Guardian view on austerity: get ready for its return | Editorial
n old adage in business is that turnover is vanity and profit sanity, but cash is reality.
Raab and Truss told to share access to Chevening house after tussle
Dominic Raab and Liz Truss have been told by Boris Johnson to share access to the 15-bedroom Chevening house after a tussle between the cabinet colleagues.
Families face choice between heating and eating after benefit cut, says Rashford
T he Government has really been trying to do everything it can to help people who struggled throughout the pandemic, Grant Shapps has insisted, as ministers came under fire for scrapping the Universal Credit uplift.
Government 'failing' as schools told to 'stock up on tinned food' - live
Ministers have been accused of "failing" schools after some faced disruption and were told to stock up on tinned food amid supply chain issues - just one month into the new academic year.
Military tankers begin delivering fuel in bid to ease supply crisis
Military personnel have started delivering fuel to petrol stations for the first time in a bid to tackle the ongoing supply crisis caused by a shortage of heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers and panic buying.