Boris Johnson has admitted to the Liaison Committee that the UK does not have sufficient testing capacity, but continued to defend the coronavirus testing system amid chaos.Earlier, he faced deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner at prime minister’s questions as she filled in for isolating Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer in the House of Commons, where…View More Brexit news
Twenty years ago, a novelist went to see his publisher to discuss his proposal to write a dystopian novel set in Britain in 2020 when newspaper columnists have taken power and are running the country. These opinion-makers, sometimes called the Commentariat, had for years been expressing outrage at the failings of the government and everyone else.…View More Boris Johnson is failing so badly because he nonetheless thinks like a newspaper columnist – a disastrous weakness staunch by this crisis
The latest headlines in your inbox twice a day Monday – Friday plus breaking news updates Diplomats from the EU and the UK are meeting in London for hastily arranged Brexit talks after Boris Johnson’s move to override key parts of the Withdrawal Agreement break with Brussels. Michael Gove will talk with EU official Maros…View More Brexit info LIVE: Boris Johnson's idea 'breaks world law' as Sir Keir Starmer urges Downing Avenue no longer to 'reopen primitive wounds'