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Boris Johnson insists he does not want a general election

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Boris Johnson insists he does not want a general election

Boris Johnson insists he does not want a general election

Boris Johnson pleaded with Tory MPs not to support measures to block a no-deal Brexit amid speculation he could call an election if he loses the Commons showdown.

The Prime Minister insisted “I don’t want an election, you don’t want an election” but he said he would not seek an extension to the Brexit deadline – which is what the cross-party alliance are demanding if there is not a deal.

In a statement in Downing Street following an unscheduled Cabinet meeting, Mr Johnson urged his MPs not to join Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in backing a “pointless” delay.

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Boris Johnson defends decision not to suspend Tory MP accused of rape [Video]

Boris Johnson defends decision not to suspend Tory MP accused of rape

Boris Johnson has defended the decision not to suspend a senior Tory MP whowas arrested on suspicion of rape. The Prime Minister insisted on Thursdaythat the allegation is being taken “extremely seriously” after theConservatives defied calls to remove the whip from the former minister.

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PM: 'Too early' to judge Covid-19 economic recovery [Video]

PM: 'Too early' to judge Covid-19 economic recovery

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is too early to judge the state of the country's recovery from Covid-19, but says there are signs of strength in the UK economy. The comments come as the Bank of England release their latest monetary policy and financial stability reports. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM launches new home building strategy [Video]

PM launches new home building strategy

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to cut red tape and accelerate building new homes, while reducing costs for first time buyers. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM defends 'world beating' test and trace system [Video]

PM defends 'world beating' test and trace system

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended the government's "world beating" test and trace strategy as a way to prevent a second wave of Covid-19 in the UK. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM will take Tory rape case 'very seriously' [Video]

PM will take Tory rape case 'very seriously'

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it is important that the rape allegations made against a Tory MP are taken "very seriously", but it will be up to the police to decide whether to make charges. The MP, a former Minister still serving in parliament, was arrested on Friday and bailed over the weekend. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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They have crossed 'laxman rekha': Punjab Congress chief on party MPs asking CBI, ED probe [Video]

They have crossed 'laxman rekha': Punjab Congress chief on party MPs asking CBI, ED probe

Sunil Jakhar, Punjab Congress president on August 4 reacted on party's two Rajya Sabha members, who demanded CBI and Enforcement Directorate probe against their own party, which is in power in the state. He said that Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo have crossed the 'laxman Rekha' and Congress party cannot afford to have such members who are trying to bite its own hand which is feeding them. "I believe Congress party cannot afford to have such members who are trying to bite the hand which is feeding them. They have crossed 'Laxman Rekha' (line of self restraint) by going to governor and seeking CBI and ED probe against their own govt," said Jakhar. Recently, Congress Rajya Sabha members from Punjab, Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo wrote letter to the Governor asking CBI and ED probe into production of illegal liquor in the state.

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Sir Lindsay Hoyle urges Boris Johnson not to shy away from parliamentary scrutiny [Video]

Sir Lindsay Hoyle urges Boris Johnson not to shy away from parliamentary scrutiny

Boris Johnson must not “shy away” from parliamentary scrutiny, the CommonsSpeaker has said, as he criticised the Government for making majorannouncements to the media rather than MPs. Sir Lindsay Hoyle said he is“perplexed” when ministers make statements in Downing Street that could havebeen delivered in the chamber, as he urged the Government to “put the Housefirst”.

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PM Modi lays foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project [Video]

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 23 laid the foundation stone for Manipur Water Supply Project via video conferencing. Centre has provided funds for the project under Jal Jeevan Mission to Manipur for freshwater household tap connections. Project aims to cover 1,185 habitations with 1,42,749 households. It is an important component for state government to achieve its goal of 'Har Ghar Jal' by 2024. Manipur Governor Najma Heptulla, Chief Minister N Biren Singh, and his MPs and MLAs joined the program from Imphal.

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Tory Tory A conservative political philosophy

Peerages for PM’s brother, Tory grandees and Brexit backers [Video]

Peerages for PM’s brother, Tory grandees and Brexit backers

The Prime Minister has nominated his brother Jo Johnson, his chief strategicadviser Sir Edward Lister and several Tory grandees for peerages, while asuite of Brexiteers are also set for the Lords.

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Call for Jenrick to quit in controversy over planning approval for Tory donor [Video]

Call for Jenrick to quit in controversy over planning approval for Tory donor

Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick faced calls to resign after documents revealed he was “insistent” a controversial development was agreed before a new levy would cost its Tory donor backer millions.Boris Johnson backed the beleaguered minister with the head of the civil service saying the Prime Minister “considered the matter closed”.But a stash of documents and texts released after pressure from the opposition showed multi-millionaire Tory donor Richard Desmond urged Mr Jenrick to approve the east London development scheme so that “Marxists” did not get “doe for nothing”.

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Brexit Brexit The United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union

Brexit briefing: 146 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 146 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 147 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Brexit briefing: 148 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 148 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition [Video]

Government tells firms to stockpile medicines for end of Brexit transition

Pharmaceutical companies have been advised by the Government to stockpile sixweeks’ worth of drugs to guard against disruption at the end of the Brexittransition period. The Department of Health and Social Care has written tomedicine suppliers advising them to boost reserves. In the letter, itreiterates that ministers will not ask for an extension to the transitionperiod past December 31, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period [Video]

Brexit briefing: 149 days until the end of the transition period

The UK left the European Union on January 31. Here we look at the latestfigures and key dates in the ongoing Brexit process.

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Jeremy Corbyn Jeremy Corbyn Former Leader of the Labour Party, MP for Islington North

Labour under Starmer is politically competitive again, says Blair [Video]

Labour under Starmer is politically competitive again, says Blair

Sir Keir Starmer has returned Labour to being a “politically competitive”party which is in a position to win a general election, Tony Blair says. Theformer Labour leader and prime minister praised his successor’s performance inthe three months since he won the contest to replace Jeremy Corbyn.

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Labour agrees to pay ‘substantial damages’ to Panorama whistleblowers [Video]

Labour agrees to pay ‘substantial damages’ to Panorama whistleblowers

Labour will pay “substantial damages” to whistleblowers who contributed to a TV expose of its handling of anti-Semitism as Sir Keir Starmer continues efforts to distance the party from his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn.

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Russians ‘almost certainly’ tried to interfere in general election, says Raab [Video]

Russians ‘almost certainly’ tried to interfere in general election, says Raab

Leaked Government documents highlighted by Jeremy Corbyn during last year’s general election were almost certainly “amplified” online by “Russian actors”, the Government has said.

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Culture, Corbyn and chaos: Labour’s recipe for election disaster [Video]

Culture, Corbyn and chaos: Labour’s recipe for election disaster

A toxic culture, the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn and a litany of organisational failures have been blamed for the Labour Party’s disastrous loss in the last election. Labour Together, a group including MPs Ed Miliband and Lucy Powell, party members, union leaders and media figures, has investigated a crushing defeat it said was “a long time coming”.

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Downing Street Downing Street Street in London, England

International Cat Day: Larry poses for photo shoot in Downing Street [Video]

International Cat Day: Larry poses for photo shoot in Downing Street

A photographer has been snapping one of London's most famous felines ahead of International Cat Day on Saturday (August 8).View on euronews

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Boris Johnson on Covid lockdown measures in northern England [Video]

Boris Johnson on Covid lockdown measures in northern England

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out the reasons behind the latest lockdown restrictions to be introduced across large parts of northern England – during a press conference in Downing Street on Friday. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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NHS workers march on Downing Street to demand pay rise [Video]

NHS workers march on Downing Street to demand pay rise

NHS staff made their way to Whitehall on Wednesday evening, carrying bannersthat said “Clapping won’t pay my bills” and “We helped you survive, now helpus survive”, as they demanded a pay rise.

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Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street ahead of PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street ahead of PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has left 10 Downing Street to attend the final Prime Minister's Questions before the summer recess in the House of Commons today. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour Party (UK) Labour Party (UK) Centre-left political party in the United Kingdom

Starmer calls for inquiry into botched NHS face masks contract [Video]

Starmer calls for inquiry into botched NHS face masks contract

Fifty million face masks bought by the Government as part of a £252 millioncontract will not be used in the NHS due to safety concerns. The masks,ordered from Ayanda Capital, have ear loops rather than head loops, and thereare concerns over whether they are adequate. Labour leader Sir Keir Starmerhas called for an inquiry into the contract.

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Sir Keir Starmer: Schools have to be the priority [Video]

Sir Keir Starmer: Schools have to be the priority

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson he hasonly a month to fix the test and trace programme to prevent a resurgence inoutbreaks. “We were promised a world-beating system, we haven’t got it. Sowe’re saying to the Government very clearly today, time is running out,” SirKeir said during a visit to Stoke.

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Labour calls on Government to fix test and trace system [Video]

Labour calls on Government to fix test and trace system

Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth says the government needs to fix the test and trace system before children return to school in September. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Starmer backs latest lockdown but says lessons must be learn [Video]

Starmer backs latest lockdown but says lessons must be learn

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has welcomed the government’s new lockdown measures in northern England but says the communication has been very poor and that ministers must learn from these mistakes. Report by Chinnianl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions [Video]

Labour leader criticises 'poor Government communication' over localised Covid-19 restrictions

On a visit to Peterborough, Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said the Governmenthad made the right decision to implement localised coronavirus restrictions,but criticised "poor communication" to get the message across.

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