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Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2022

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Rishi Sunak: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2022
Rishi Sunak is a British politician who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since October 2022. He previously held two cabinet positions under Boris Johnson, lastly as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022. Sunak has been Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since 2015.

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Sunak doubles down on not knowing about Zahawi's tax scandal [Video]

Sunak doubles down on not knowing about Zahawi's tax scandal

The prime minister reiterates that "no issues were raised with me" ahead of Nadhim Zahawi's appointment as Conservative Party Chairman. Rishi Sunak chaired a Cabinet away day at Chequers on Thursday..

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PM on Ukraine: 'Everything's going according to plan' [Video]

PM on Ukraine: 'Everything's going according to plan'

Rishi Sunak says "everyone should feel very proud of the leadership role" the UK have played in supplying tanks to Ukraine. The prime minister adds, "everything's going according to plan". Report by..

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'Weak' Rishi Sunak 'should get a grip', says Labour [Video]

'Weak' Rishi Sunak 'should get a grip', says Labour

Labour has called Rishi Sunak "really weak", adding that he "should get a grip" of the evolving Nadhim Zahawi tax affairs scandal. The shadow home secretary labelled Zahawi, amongst other ministers,..

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Rishi Sunak & Keir Starmer exchange personal blows at PMQs [Video]

Rishi Sunak & Keir Starmer exchange personal blows at PMQs

The prime minister and Leader of the Opposition exchanged personal blows as they discussed Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs. Rishi Sunak began "I know he reads from these prepared sheets, but he should..

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Rishi Sunak faces more rebellion within party over online pornography age validation | Oneindia News [Video]

Rishi Sunak faces more rebellion within party over online pornography age validation | Oneindia News

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is facing a major rebellion over the government's plans to prevent harmful material on the internet. Bloomberg reported that the members of his Conservative Party want to..

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Sunak departs for PMQs as Zahawi tax fallout continues [Video]

Sunak departs for PMQs as Zahawi tax fallout continues

Rishi Sunak departs for Prime Minister's Questions as the fallout from Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs continues. At last week's PMQs, Sunak defended Zahawi saying the former chancellor had "addressed this..

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Tax info was 'put into public voluntarily by Nadhim Zahawi' [Video]

Tax info was 'put into public voluntarily by Nadhim Zahawi'

Chris Philp says new facts surrounding the former Chancellor's tax affairs were 'put into the public domain voluntarily by Nadhim Zahawi himself". The policing minister adds when Rishi Sunak appointed..

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PM calls investigation into Tory chairman Zahawi’s tax bill [Video]

PM calls investigation into Tory chairman Zahawi’s tax bill

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is ordering an investigation into Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi’s tax affairs. Mr Zahawi paid a penalty to resolve a multimillion-pound tax dispute with HM..

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Union leader: Need for strike action a 'national disgrace' [Video]

Union leader: Need for strike action a 'national disgrace'

The Unite general secretary has accused Rishi Sunak of being "missing in action" in pay negotiations for ambulance workers, as she labelled their need to strike an "embarrassment for the..

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PM: Mental health funding will 'relieve' A&E pressures [Video]

PM: Mental health funding will 'relieve' A&E pressures

The prime minister has said a £150 million funding package for mental health services will help to "relieve" the pressures in busy A&E departments. Rishi Sunak said: "Lots of people with mental..

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Sunak: I was given no reason not to appoint Zahawi [Video]

Sunak: I was given no reason not to appoint Zahawi

Rishi Sunak has said he was given "no reason that Nadhim Zahawi could not be appointed to government" when he became prime minister. Mr Zahawi is facing calls to resign as Tory Party chair after it..

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Striking ambulance staff urge PM to negotiate [Video]

Striking ambulance staff urge PM to negotiate

An ambulance dispatcher has said a lack of resources, hospital waiting times and staff shortages are to blame for strike action, as he called on the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to negotiate with union..

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Turkey cancels planned visit by Swedish Defence Minister over right-wing protest |Oneindia News*News [Video]

Turkey cancels planned visit by Swedish Defence Minister over right-wing protest |Oneindia News*News

Turkey cancels Swedish defence minister Pal Jonson visit over right-wing protest; Peru: Protests for President Dina Boluarte’s resignation rise; over 50 injured; Chris Hipkins to replace Jacinda..

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Labour calls on prime minister to sack Nadhim Zahawi [Video]

Labour calls on prime minister to sack Nadhim Zahawi

Shadow Chancellor Rachel Reeves calls on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to sack Conservative Party Chairman Nadhim Zahawi after reports that he paid a penalty as part of a multimillion-pound tax..

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Lancashire Tory MP defends PM after receiving police fine [Video]

Lancashire Tory MP defends PM after receiving police fine

Tory MP Scott Benton defends Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who has been given a Fixed Penalty Notice for not wearing a seatbelt when filming an Instagram video from the back seat of a moving car. The MP..

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UK PM Rishi Sunak gets fined by police for not wearing seatbelt | Oneindia News *International [Video]

UK PM Rishi Sunak gets fined by police for not wearing seatbelt | Oneindia News *International

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been fined for not wearing a seatbelt in a moving car while filming a social media video. With this, Sunak has become the second sitting prime minister in history to be..

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Labour: Levelling up funding has a Hunger Games process [Video]

Labour: Levelling up funding has a Hunger Games process

Nick Thomas-Symonds says "levelling up is in chaos", adding that the funding process "doesn't seem to be based on deprivation". The shadow international trade secretary also calls for Rishi Sunak to..

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PM refuses to address not wearing seatbelt in Insta video [Video]

PM refuses to address not wearing seatbelt in Insta video

Rishi Sunak refused to address an Instagram video in which he is seen without a seatbelt in a moving car. The social media clip in question was filmed on Thursday to promote his levelling-up funding. A..

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'Lend me twenty quid, Rishi': PM heckled over heating bills [Video]

'Lend me twenty quid, Rishi': PM heckled over heating bills

Rishi Sunak was heckled during a Levelling Up visit in Lancashire on Thursday. Whilst visiting the Eden Project North, a member of the public shouted, "Lend me twenty quid for my heating bills, Rishi"...

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Rishi Sunak defends PM Modi against Pak-origin UK MP Imran Hussain’s remarks | Oneindia News *News [Video]

Rishi Sunak defends PM Modi against Pak-origin UK MP Imran Hussain’s remarks | Oneindia News *News

Today, India said that the recently broadcast BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, questioning his leadership during the 2002 Gujarat riots, was "propaganda". A Pakistan-origin British MP..

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Sunak: Two-thirds of levelling up fund to be spent in North [Video]

Sunak: Two-thirds of levelling up fund to be spent in North

Rishi Sunak says that two-thirds of the £4billion levelling up fund is going to the "most deprived parts of our country". During a visit to Accrington in Lancashire, the prime minister insists that..

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Chancellor picks up the bill for PM's bag of sweets [Video]

Chancellor picks up the bill for PM's bag of sweets

Rishi Sunak and Jeremy Hunt visit Accrington market in Lancashire as the government announce a further £2bn in levelling up funding. The chancellor joked he would pick up the bill for his boss' bag of..

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PM: Carrick should never have been a police officer [Video]

PM: Carrick should never have been a police officer

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says it is clear David Carrick, who displayed an "absolutely despicable" abuse of power, should never have been a police officer. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Govt keen to bring end to NHS strikes, PM says [Video]

Govt keen to bring end to NHS strikes, PM says

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak says the government is "very keen" to have "constructive dialogue" with trade unions and bring an end to the upcoming strikes. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Carrick's abuse of power 'truly sickening', PM says [Video]

Carrick's abuse of power 'truly sickening', PM says

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has described the abuse of power David Carrick exerted over his victims as "truly sickening", and has vowed there "would be no place to hide" for others who commit the same..

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Sunak fails to place full confidence in Nadhim Zahawi over tax investigation

Rishi Sunak has refused to place his full confidence behind Nadhim Zahawi as the Tory party chairman faces an investigation into whether he breached the ministerial code over an HMRC tax settlement.
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No 10 confirms Sunak has never paid tax penalty amid Zahawi row

no 10 confirms sunak has never paid tax penalty amid zahawi row
Number 10 has said Rishi Sunak has never paid a tax penalty as the row over Nadhim Zahawi's tax affairs continues.
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Starmer attacks 'hopelessly weak' Sunak for failing to sack Zahawi

starmer attacks 'hopelessly weak' sunak for failing to sack zahawi
Sir Keir Starmer has suggested the job of prime minister is "too big" for a "hopelessly weak" Rishi Sunak as he attacked him for failing to sack Nadhim Zahawi.
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Sunak orders investigation into Zahawi amid calls to sack him

sunak orders investigation into zahawi amid calls to sack him
Rishi Sunak has ordered an investigation into Nadhim Zahawi as he resisted calls to sack the Tory party chairman over his tax dispute.
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'I made a mistake': PM says he deeply regrets failing to wear seatbelt

'i made a mistake': pm says he deeply regrets failing to wear seatbelt
Rishi Sunak has said he deeply regrets not wearing a seatbelt last week as a passenger in a moving car.
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'Total liability': Rishi Sunak faces backlash from MPs after being handed second police fine

'total liability': rishi sunak faces backlash from mps after being handed second police fine
Rishi Sunak has been branded a "total liability" and "hapless" as he faced backlash for being fined for a second time, with police handing him a fixed penalty notice over not wearing a seatbelt.
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Sunak's slip-ups give enemies perfect opportunity to brand PM out of touch

sunak's slip-ups give enemies perfect opportunity to brand pm out of touch
Downing Street will be hoping that once the prime minister has paid up, voters and journalists will move on and forget this rather embarrassing unforced error.
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Rishi Sunak gets fixed penalty notice after being caught not wearing seatbelt

Rishi Sunak has been given a fixed penalty notice after being caught not wearing a seatbelt.
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Police 'looking into' video of Sunak not wearing seatbelt

Lancashire Police say they are "looking into the matter" after the prime minister was caught on camera not wearing a seatbelt.
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Sunak denies favouring the South with levelling up funding allocations

sunak denies favouring the south with levelling up funding allocations
Rishi Sunak has said northern England will "disproportionately benefit" from levelling up funding as he rejected suggestions schemes have been picked to shore up support in Tory areas.
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No 10 admits 'brief error of judgement' after PM caught on video not wearing a seatbelt

Rishi Sunak has apologised for making a "brief error of judgement'" after being caught on video not wearing a seatbelt.
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Sunak defends using RAF jet to fly 41 minutes to Lancashire

sunak defends using raf jet to fly 41 minutes to lancashire
Rishi Sunak has defended using a small RAF jet to fly to Lancashire instead of using a train.
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Sunak's 'stupid' approach to business makes growth 'a dirty word', says Dyson

sunak's 'stupid' approach to business makes growth 'a dirty word', says dyson
Billionaire Sir James Dyson has criticised Rishi Sunak's government for making growth a "dirty word" and having a "stupid" approach to business.
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Sunak's constituency gets £19m in latest round of levelling up funding

sunak's constituency gets £19m in latest round of levelling up funding
Rishi Sunak has announced that more than £2bn will be invested in more than 100 projects across the UK through the levelling up fund - with £19m going to his own constituency.
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Rapist PC case 'absolutely despicable', Sunak tells Met chief

The abuse of power shown by rapist PC David Carrick is "absolutely despicable" and "needs to be addressed immediately", the prime minister has told the head of the Met Police.
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Gender reform bill pantomime is no laughing matter

gender reform bill pantomime is no laughing matter
The inevitable Commons row over Rishi Sunak blocking the Scottish Gender Recognition Reform Bill quickly descended into a pantomime.
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Facing pressure from Tory rebels, PM set to toughen up Online Safety Bill

facing pressure from tory rebels, pm set to toughen up online safety bill
Rishi Sunak appears to have bowed to pressure from rebel Tory MPs to make social media bosses criminally liable for failing to protect children from online harm.
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Rishi Sunak bows to pressure from Tory MPs as Michelle Donelan makes deal to toughen up Online Safety Bill

rishi sunak bows to pressure from tory mps as michelle donelan makes deal to toughen up online safety bill
Rishi Sunak appears to have bowed to pressure from rebel Tory MPs to make social media bosses criminally liable for failing to protect children from online harm.
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PM to announce further crackdown on 'disruptive' protests

pm to announce further crackdown on 'disruptive' protests
Rishi Sunak plans to give wider powers to the police to tackle "highly disruptive and dangerous protests".
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PM poised to block Scottish laws that make it easier to change gender

pm poised to block scottish laws that make it easier to change gender
Rishi Sunak is preparing to block laws in Scotland that make it easier for people to change gender, Sky News understands.
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'Stop attacking us': Ambulance workers accuse government of 'demonising' them to justify anti-strike laws

Ambulance workers have written to Rishi Sunak accusing his government of "demonising" them in order to justify new anti-strike legislation.
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Starmer says Labour will support Sunak over Northern Ireland Protocol

starmer says labour will support sunak over northern ireland protocol
Sir Keir Starmer has confirmed that Labour will support the government at Westminster if it secures an agreement with the EU on reform of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
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PM says Johnson intends to stand in current constituency amid rumours of safe seat deal

Rishi Sunak has said Boris Johnson intends to stand in his current Uxbridge seat at the next general election - after allies suggested the pair could strike a deal to avoid a leadership challenge.
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Sunak must stand up to 'Brexit purity cult' of Eurosceptic MPs to strike deal on NI protocol, Starmer to say

sunak must stand up to 'brexit purity cult' of eurosceptic mps to strike deal on ni protocol, starmer to say
Rishi Sunak must stand up to the "Brexit purity cult" of Eurosceptics on the Tory benches to find a solution to the Northern Ireland Protocol deadlock, Sir Keir Starmer will say.
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Johnson and Sunak could strike deal to avoid leadership challenge - allies

johnson and sunak could strike deal to avoid leadership challenge - allies
Boris Johnson could agree not to challenge Rishi Sunak's leadership after the local elections in exchange for a safe seat, close allies have claimed.
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Sunak reveals he is registered with NHS GP - but went private 'in the past'

sunak reveals he is registered with nhs gp - but went private 'in the past'
Rishi Sunak has revealed he is registered with an NHS GP but has used private healthcare "in the past".
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'Indefensible': Sunak criticised for flying 36 minutes to Leeds from London on RAF jet

'indefensible': sunak criticised for flying 36 minutes to leeds from london on raf jet
Downing Street said Rishi Sunak flew to Leeds from London on an RAF jet because it was the "most effective use of his time".
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Sunak says 'transparency really important' as Westminster Accounts focuses on MPs' donations

sunak says 'transparency really important' as westminster accounts focuses on mps' donations
Rishi Sunak has said "transparency is really important" in reaction to Sky News' Westminster Accounts project.
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'Not relevant': Sunak refuses to reveal if he uses private GP - as NHS waiting times soar

'not relevant': sunak refuses to reveal if he uses private gp - as nhs waiting times soar
Rishi Sunak has refused to reveal if he uses private healthcare as NHS waiting times for GPs, ambulances and hospitals soar.
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Starmer promises change as Sunak is haunted by ghosts of PMs past in New Year speeches | Beth Rigby

starmer promises change as sunak is haunted by ghosts of pms past in new year speeches | beth rigby
When the Labour leader was up against the flamboyant Boris Johnson, Sir Keir Starmer, at times, struggled to have impact.
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Starmer pledges to repeal any new anti-strike laws in first big speech of the year

starmer pledges to repeal any new anti-strike laws in first big speech of the year
Sir Keir Starmer has promised to repeal any new anti-strike laws introduced by Rishi Sunak if the Labour Party were to win the next general election.
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Is Sunak's five-point plan enough to turn the tide for the Tories?

is sunak's five-point plan enough to turn the tide for the tories?
A term coined by Franklin D Roosevelt, "the first 100 days" has taken on a symbolic significance for political leaders as a benchmark to measure the early successes of a president - or, in our case, a..
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Rishi Sunak vows to halve inflation as he asks public to 'judge' his govt on five promises

Rishi Sunak has pledged to boost the economy, cut hospital waiting lists and stop migrant crossings in the Channel in his first speech of the year.
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Plans to privatise Channel 4 to be scrapped by Culture Secretary, reports suggest

plans to privatise channel 4 to be scrapped by culture secretary, reports suggest
The Culture Secretary has written to Rishi Sunak recommending the government drops its plans to privatise Channel 4, according to reports.
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PM urged by doctors to recall parliament 'immediately' to discuss 'NHS crisis'

Rishi Sunak must recall parliament "immediately" so MPs can discuss the "NHS crisis", a leading medical organisation has said.
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All pupils in England to study maths until 18 under Sunak's 'new mission'

all pupils in england to study maths until 18 under sunak's 'new mission'
Pupils in England will study maths up until the age of 18 under plans to be unveiled by Rishi Sunak.
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Sunak’s Albania immigration strategy 'unlikely' to reduce Channel crossings

sunak’s albania immigration strategy 'unlikely' to reduce channel crossings
Rishi Sunak’s flagship policy to stop Albanian migrants crossing the English Channel in small boats is unlikely to reduce overall illegal immigration because of "infinite" demand, Home Office sources..
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The pressure facing hospitals is looking politically unsustainable - this is top of Rishi Sunak’s in-tray

the pressure facing hospitals is looking politically unsustainable - this is top of rishi sunak’s in-tray
Winter crises are nothing new for the NHS, for which January is the toughest month.
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Rishi Sunak warns UK problems won't 'go away' in 2023 after 'tough' 12 months

rishi sunak warns uk problems won't 'go away' in 2023 after 'tough' 12 months
Rishi Sunak has warned the UK's problems will not "go away" in 2023 after a "tough" 12 months in his New Year message.
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PM criticised for 'excruciating' exchange with homeless man during shelter visit

pm criticised for 'excruciating' exchange with homeless man during shelter visit
Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has branded Rishi Sunak's visit to a shelter "excruciating" after he asked a homeless man if he works in business.
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Sunak hires Spectator's political editor as political secretary

sunak hires spectator's political editor as political secretary
Rishi Sunak has hired the Spectator's political editor, James Forsyth, as his political secretary.
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PM opts against Christmas message - and instead phones public servants

pm opts against christmas message - and instead phones public servants
Rishi Sunak has opted against a traditional Christmas message and has instead thanked public servants as his government remains deadlocked in bitter industrial disputes with striking workers.
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Sunak 'sad and disappointed' by strikes threatening Christmas getaways

Rishi Sunak has said he is "sad and disappointed" that strikes are threatening to disrupt Christmas getaways.
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'Completely reasonable' for Westminster to consider blocking Scotland gender reforms, says Sunak

It would be "completely reasonable" for the UK hovernment to consider blocking new gender reforms in Scotland, Rishi Sunak has said.
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The hereditary knight who once worked for Maxwell: Why work of Sunak's new ethics chief may prove controversial

the hereditary knight who once worked for maxwell: why work of sunak's new ethics chief may prove controversial
Rishi Sunak's new ethics adviser, Sir Laurie Magnus, is an old Etonian "quango king", a City grandee and a pillar of the establishment.
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Sunak and Von der Leyen promise to 'work together' to break NI Protocol deadlock

sunak and von der leyen promise to 'work together' to break ni protocol deadlock
Rishi Sunak and Ursula von der Leyen have insisted they will work together to find a solution to the row over the Northern Ireland Protocol, as pressure grows to break the diplomatic deadlock.
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Rishi Sunak appoints new ethics adviser after role left vacant by former PM Boris Johnson

Sir Laurie Magnus, the chairman of Historic England, has been appointed as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's new ethics adviser, Downing Street has said.
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'The world is watching': Sunak warns Taliban after women banned from universities

'the world is watching': sunak warns taliban after women banned from universities
Rishi Sunak has warned the Taliban the "world is watching" after it banned women in Afghanistan from attending university.
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