Emergency services and ambulances ‘treating dozens of injured’ as rescue services say 28 killed Dozens of people have been killed in a crowd crush at a Jewish religious gathering in northern Israel attended by tens of thousands of people, in one of the country’s worst peacetime disasters. A rescue service […]

Exclusive: Labour asks parliamentary commissioner for standards to investigate any potential breach of MPs’ code of conduct Boris Johnson’s refurbishment of his Downing Street residence could be investigated by parliament’s sleaze watchdog, a move that would mean the prime minister could be personally sanctioned if found to have breached conduct […]

Electoral Commission believes there are ‘reasonable grounds’ to suspect offences around renovation of 11 Downing Street The Electoral Commission has launched an inquiry that has the potential to imperil Boris Johnson’s premiership as the “cash for curtains” row increasingly engulfed the prime minister. With sweeping powers to call witnesses and […]

Steepest decline in wellbeing came among those newly reliant on universal credit and self-employment grants, UK survey finds Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Previously comfortably-off people who suffered sudden and massive drops in household income during the pandemic crisis recorded the sharpest increases in mental illness, […]