Government would make ‘terrible mistake’ by scrapping strict protections for nature, ex-cabinet minister warns

The former environment secretary has warned it would be a “terrible mistake” for the new government to scrap protections for nature in a dash for economic growth. George Eustice MP … Read More

Discussions under way about scrapping parts of mini-budget, reports say, despite No 10 denying there will be further U-turns – live

‘Active’ discussions under way in No 10 about scrapping parts of mini-budget – reports Sky News’ Sam Coates writes that “active” discussions are under way in Downing Street over whether … Read More

NSW records Australia’s highest daily Covid cases since pandemic began as scrapping of mask mandate condemned

New South Wales has recorded Australia’s highest ever daily Covid case tally as the Omicron variant, combined with a wave of Delta cases spread at Christmas gatherings, has caused the … Read More

Scrapping the protocol would be a betrayal of the people of Northern Ireland | Nathalie Loiseau

There has been feverish speculation, in both Westminster and Brussels, about the British government’s possible intention to trigger article 16 of the Brexit withdrawal agreement. Make no bones about it: … Read More