The Government’s refusal to provide key documents to the inquiry is a blow to the pursuit of truth in the COVID Inquiry – but bereaved families and inquiry chiefs are determined to get answers
As the Government battles to not disclose WhatsApps to the official pandemic probe, a solicitor for bereaved families hints at the chair’s potential resignation
A party crackdown on local party cooperation is preventing Labour councillors from leveraging their election victories to unseat the Tories in some towns, Josiah Mortimer reports
Kids in one of London’s poorest boroughs, Newham, are struggling to breathe. So why is the London Mayor pushing ahead with a new road tunnel that could make the situation even worse?
An extraordinary Met Police disciplinary hearing concludes with a female officer being exonerated from abuse claims from her former partner, a more senior cop himself facing abuse claims
Over 6,000 voters were turned away and didn’t return across around 50 council areas, Byline Times can reveal.
Demonisation of migrants and a focus on ‘going back’ to some made-up glorious past means Brits need to be alert to ‘fascism’, XR activist Dirk Campbell tells Josiah Mortimer
‘It’s totally unnecessary… They are disenfranchising people.’ Josiah Mortimer and colleagues report from across England as ID is rolled out for the first time.
Campaigners warn of vote-splitting as new analysis finds that the ‘progressive’ vote will be more split than the right in 69% of England’s council wards on 4 May
Keir Starmer has refused to back changing the voting system – but calls to do so are becoming difficult to ignore, Josiah Mortimer reports
The ceremony is set to cost the public around £100m. With a quarter of voters backing abolition of the monarchy, will the opposition get a hearing? Josiah Mortimer reports
Two thirds of police stations in England have closed since 2010. A new study digs into the dire consequences, Josiah Mortimer reports
EXCLUSIVE: “Conspiracy of silence” among NHS Trusts means most NHS employers recorded not a SINGLE Covid death among their workers during the first two waves
Richard Sharp pumped money into a group that funds causes like the TaxPayers’ Alliance, Eurosceptics and the BBC-bashing News-Watch. Now the Charity Commission is “engaging” with his foundation
Josiah Mortimer talks to a leading lawyer who took part in the 2003 ricin trials on the terror cell that never was