Sunak offers jam today in spending review as Covid deficit spreads | Politics

Jam tomorrow but no jam today. As devotees of Lewis Carroll know, that was the credo…

UK politics live: Sunak tells cabinet OBR figures about economic damage from Covid will be ‘sobering read’ | Politics

Good morning. Rishi Sunak, the chancellor, will be delivering his spending review this afternoon and he…

Rishi Sunak says public sector pay freeze is not a return to austerity | Politics

Rishi Sunak has rejected accusations that his planned public sector pay freeze amounts to a return…

Justin Welby warns Tories against cutting Britain’s overseas aid budget | UK news

The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned the government against slashing billions from Britain’s overseas…

Treasury poised to name site of northern HQ within weeks | Politics

The Treasury has said it will announce the location of a new northern headquarters within weeks…

UK coronavirus live: Christmas household mixing could lead to tens of thousands more cases, expert warns | Politics

Good morning. The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is expected to announce a renewed squeeze on public sector…

New UK spending row as Rishi Sunak puts squeeze on public sector salaries | Society

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, is preparing to announce a renewed squeeze on public sector pay in…

Rishi Sunak refuses to say if he will profit from Moderna Covid vaccine | Politics

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has refused to disclose whether he will profit from a surge in…

The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak: time to create jobs, not anxiety | Editorial | Opinion

A great deal of poverty in Britain can be blamed on joblessness, insufficient hours of work,…

UK regions compete to host ‘gigafactory’ for electric car batteries | Business

The West Midlands, south Wales and the north-east of England are among the regions vying to…