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Senior Westminster council staff hid and ignored Marble Arch Mound cost warnings, report finds

Senior executives at Westminster council ignored and covered up major warnings the cost of building Marble Arch Mound would spiral out of control, a report into the project’s failing has found. go to Article >

Robert Jenrick calls for insurance hike he approved to be postponed

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The Newark MP said the hike should be delayed and the Government should ‘exploit Britain’s gas reserves’. read more

MP who defected to Labour says Boris Johnson has ‘poisoned Tory Party’

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Christian Wakeford crossed the floor in protest at the Downing Street parties. read more

Dominic Raab says PM ‘has taken a few hits but he’ll come out fighting’

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Mr Raab said the ‘culture in No 10 needs to be addressed to meet the standards the public rightly expect’ but defended Boris Johnson. read more

British-Iranian held in Tehran prison to begin hunger strike, daughter says

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Anoosheh Ashoori is being held at Evin prison on charges of spying for Israel, which he denies. read more

Who is Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani?

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Ms Nusrat says she was sacked from her job because of her religion. read more

What the papers say – January 23

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Politics feature heavily across the nationals on Sunday. read more

Phones4U boss ‘to shun tax avoidance schemes after using them to build empire’

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Businessman John Caudwell said tax avoidance was ‘wrong’ and said he was ‘extremely proud’ to pay UK tax now. read more

Gavin Williamson accused of threatening MP over school funding

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Christian Wakeford said ex-education secretary warned funding for new local school could be pulled if he voted against the Government. read more

Britain accuses Putin of plot to install Kremlin ally in Ukraine

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Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Russian intelligence services are seeking to subvert the government in Kiev. read more

South London business owner fined £8,500 for selling cream which can cause ‘horrific’ burns

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A south London business owner has been fined more than £8,500 after selling a skin lightening cream which could cause severe burns. read more

Teen killed in north London collision as man arrested on suspicion of driving under influence

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A man has been arrested after an 18-year-old was killed in a fatal collision near Stonebridge Park Tube station in north-west London. read more