The foreign secretary, who will replace Boris Johnson as PM on Tuesday, walked past her rival without acknowledging him on her way to give her victory speech
Rishi Sunak has not taken adversity well. He has shown a petulance, and a tendency to blame others for bad news for which only he is responsible. He should have “seen this slow train coming a long time ago,” as Paul Goodman, a sympathetic
The punishment for holding social events during the COVID-19 lockdown period is a financial penalty. However, an attempt to erase evidence by deleting messages and pictorial proof is a more serious crime, a sentence for which could even be prison.
We are at the last-moment doubts stage of the defenestration of Boris Johnson. Conservative MPs have decided that the prime minister must go. What is holding them back is not knowing what will happen next. They think Rishi Sunak would win the leadership
The chancellor Rishi Sunak is today expected to announce that he will bow to pressure, mostly from the Labour party, and offer households an energy bills rebate through a windfall tax. It is a bit like going to A&E and being told you’ll finally get a
Both Sunak and Javid sent resignation letters within minutes of each other to the prime minister, in which both slammed his ability to run an administration that adhered to standards.
Sunak, who resigned this week in protest at Johnson's leadership, will argue that he can salvage the Conservative Party's "brand" and has the experience to handle the economic crisis
Johnson announced on Thursday that he would stand down as prime minister after a mass rebellion in his Conservative Party, triggered by the latest in a series of scandals that had fatally undermined public trust.
Is this going to be the Conservative Party’s David Miliband moment? It looks as if the final two candidates will be Rishi Sunak and Penny Mordaunt, with the main uncertainty in the next few days being the battle for third place between Liz Truss and Kemi Badenoch.
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries, a Boris Johnson loyalist, has accused Sunak’s team of trying to “siphon off” votes to ensure Jeremy Hunt got through because they believed Sunak would beat him in a final vote.