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Last month
November 2023
Jeremy Hunt to announce UK tax cuts aimed at reviving stagnant economy
Hunt’s statement is expected to contain 110 different growth measures as he also seeks to revive the Tories’ election chances.
This year
'Brexit pubs guarantee' and free childcare, what was in the UK's Budget?
The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer has frozen the duty on draught pints and promised up to 30 hours per week of free childcare for eligible households.
UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt mocked over social media video explaining high inflation
Jeremy Hunt used a video set in a cafe to explain the rising cost of coffee.
Last year
UK to cut banking controls and axe EU rules in bid for growth
British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will unveil the reforms in Scotland tomorrow.
Varadkar says UK won’t drag Ireland into a recession, as Britain introduces austerity budget
The British government today declared its economy was in recession.
'We will be asking everyone for sacrifices': UK warns of budget pain to come this week
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to get inflation under control.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘to cut defence spending in real terms’ as inflation soars
The allowance for all departments, including the Ministry of Defence, will rise in line with the 2021 spending review, according to reports.
And they’re off: Who will win the race to be the next British prime minister?
Boris Johnson is said to be flying back to the UK amid rumours of a comeback.
Liz Truss says she is 'sorry' for mistakes after gruelling day in British politics
Jeremy Hunt earlier rolled back almost all of the tax measures within the UK Government’s mini-budget.
British Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to scrap 'almost all' tax measures from UK mini-budget
Hunt is expected to address the House of Commons and will take questions from MPs this afternoon.
UK's embattled PM Liz Truss told: 'The game is up'
‘I think the game is up, and it’s now a question as to how the succession is managed,’ said a senior Tory MP.
All time
England may need to delay its roadmap to normality, but only for 'a couple of weeks'
Of 126 people admitted to hospital with the Indian variant, just three had had both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine.
Britain wants protection force for shipping in Gulf after Iran seizes oil tanker
Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged oil tanker on Friday in a dramatic escalation of tensions in the region.
'Alter your course immediately': Recording emerges of standoff before Iran captures UK oil tanker
The Stena Impero was seized in international waters on Friday.
Coveney says no-deal Brexit will be 'a disaster for us all'
The Tánaiste says he and others have worked for three years to avoid such a scenario.
Iran ignores calls to release British oil tanker despite being warned of 'serious consequences'
The seizure has been labelled a “dangerous further aggravation of an already tense situation”.
What can the new British prime minister expect in the coming days?
Boris Johnson is likely to become the Conservative Party leader next week.
MPs in London back move to prevent the next prime minister from suspending parliament
Boris Johnson had not ruled out suspending parliament if he become prime minister.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt hit out at 'un-British' Donald Trump tweets in final leadership debate
Both men met in another leadership debate today.
When will there be a new British prime minister? Here's what you need to know
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are the last two men standing, as a Brexit deadline looms.
'Technology alone isn't going to solve the problem': Ex-Brexit border chief rejects claims by Hunt and Johnson
Karen Wheeler was the Director General for Borders at the UK’s customs service.
In Belfast, Johnson and Hunt talk about the 'unacceptable' backstop, and the 'indispensable' DUP
Boris Johnson said that the backstop represents “the incoherence of the [UK] strategy” in Brexit negotiations.
Sammy Wilson: 'We know the Irish; if you stand up to them, they will take you seriously'
The DUP’s Brexit spokesman made his comments on BBC Radio 4 this morning.
Jeremy Hunt: ‘I have Welsh and Irish blood in me - I’ll never allow our union to be broken up’
Hunt also said that he would reduce the UK’s corporation tax in the event of the “economic bumpiness” of a no-deal Brexit.
'It's not just up to us': Boris Johnson claims 'abundant technical fixes' could help fix Irish border issue
Boris Johnson has been defending his Brexit plans this evening… but not discussing his private life.
Poll: Hunt or Johnson? Which of these would be a better Prime Minister from an Irish perspective?
A no-deal Brexit would be very bad for Ireland, so every step in the Tory race will be keenly watched here.
Tory contender Hunt claims Angela Merkel told him EU is willing to renegotiate Brexit deal
The Irish government has repeatedly stated the withdrawal agreement would not be reopened.
Foreign Secretary says UK may seek to delay Brexit in bid to secure deal
Getting MPs to support a withdrawal agreement has proved rather difficult.
'She broke free and came home': UK minister says Lassie holds a Brexit lesson
Jeremy Hunt was responding to questions from a Labour MP who compared Brexit no-deal preparations to The Invisible Chain.
Jeremy Hunt insists a 'version' of May's deal can get through parliament if EU make assurances
May had postponed the House of Commons vote on her deal after forecasts predicted it had no chance of being approved.
UK accuses Russian spies of 'reckless' global cyber attacks
The UK Foreign Office described it as a “flagrant violation of international law”
English breast screening scandal: Up to 270 women may have had lives shortened over IT error
Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that an independent inquiry is due to take place into the issue.
UK 'tampon tax' to go to charity after revelation that some women have been using old socks
The announcement was made in today’s UK budget after a Darlington food bank requested that tampons be made free for those who can’t afford them.
Further 19 hospitals face investigation over Savile links
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he expects final reports of all the investigations to be completed by June 2014.
Hillsborough: Police chief Bettison 'boasted of role in smearing fans' - MP
MPs heard that over 300 serving police officers are being investigated in relation to their role in the Hillsborough stadium disaster in 1989.
British cabinet reshuffle sees 'Minister for Murdoch' get health portfolio
Jeremy Hunt was the surprised appointment to the Ministry of Health as David Cameron conducted his first reshuffle since taking office over two years ago
Video: British culture secretary Jeremy Hunt suffers ‘bell malfunction’ [updated]
Jeremy Hunt lost control of the end of his bell earlier today.
Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.
Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence
News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.
Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to resign following testimony from James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry yesterday. Rupert Murdoch appears before the media inquiry today.