Portrait of the week

Portrait of the week

21 January 2017 9:00 am

Home Britain will leave the single market on leaving the European Union, Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said in a…

Portrait of the week

14 January 2017 9:00 am

Home Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party, proposed a limit on incomes: ‘I would like to see some kind…

Britain’s ambassador to the EU resigns over Brexit

7 January 2017 9:00 am

Home Sir Ivan Rogers, Britain’s ambassador to the EU, resigned; he had been expected to play an important part in…

Yes, the Queen did back Brexit, says the BBC

31 December 2016 9:00 am

Home The Queen was said by the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg to have asked, at a private lunch before June’s referendum,…

Portrait of the year

10 December 2016 9:00 am

January The cost of an annual season ticket from Cheltenham to London rose to £9,800. Oil fell below $30 a…

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3 December 2016 9:00 am

Home Paul Nuttall, aged 39, was elected leader of the UK Independence Party. He said: ‘I want to replace the Labour…

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26 November 2016 9:00 am

Home In his Autumn Statement, Philip Hammond, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, against an expectation of increased borrowing and slower…

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19 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Nigel Farage, the caretaker leader of Ukip, was photographed with a smiling Donald Trump as the two men held…

Portrait of the week: Donald Trump becomes US president

12 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said she still expected to start talks on leaving the EU as planned by…

Portrait of the Week

5 November 2016 9:00 am

Home Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, said he would stay on for another year when his…

Portrait of the week

29 October 2016 9:00 am

Home The government approved the proposal in Sir Howard Davies’s report for the building of an extra 3,800-yard runway at…

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22 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Steven Woolfe, the MEP who spent three days in hospital after an altercation at a Ukip meeting, said he…

Portrait of the Week: pound plunges against dollar as FTSE 100 soars

15 October 2016 9:00 am

Home The pound fell against the dollar and the euro, weakening by 19 per cent against the dollar from its…

Theresa May sets Brexit deadline; Diane James quits as Ukip leader

8 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, said at the Conservative party conference that hers was now the party of ‘working-class’…

Syrian and Russian jets ‘unleash a new hell’ bombing civilians in Aleppo

1 October 2016 9:00 am

Home Sir Michael Fallon, the Defence Secretary, said that Britain would oppose attempts to create an EU army, as it…

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24 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May was ‘quite likely’ to invoke Article 50 in January or February 2017, Donald Tusk, the president of…

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17 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Schools in England would have the right to select pupils by ability, under plans outlined by Theresa May, the…

Portrait of the Week

10 September 2016 9:00 am

Home David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, made his first statement to the Commons and…

Portrait of the week: Sarkozy threatens to move the Calais ‘jungle’ to UK

3 September 2016 9:00 am

Home Britain rejected a call by Nicolas Sarkozy, the former president of France who hopes to return to power next…

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27 August 2016 9:00 am

Home Virgin Trains released videos showing that there were seats available when Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the Labour party,…

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20 August 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Prime Minister, who was supposed to be on a walking holiday in Switzerland, wrote to Xi…

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13 August 2016 9:00 am

Home The government floated the idea that individuals might receive payments in areas where fracking was approved, or where housing…

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6 August 2016 9:00 am

Home The Court of Appeal overturned a ruling that four Syrian refugees living in Calais’ jungle camp could come to…

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30 July 2016 9:00 am

Home The collapse of BHS after Sir Philip Green had extracted large sums and left the business on ‘life support’,…

Theresa May’s new cabinet has no roles for George Osborne or Michael Gove

23 July 2016 9:00 am

Home Theresa May made a speech in the open air in Downing Street after kissing hands with the Queen as…