Portrait of the week

Portrait of the Week: Infected blood apologies, falling inflation and XL bully attacks

25 May 2024 9:00 am

Home Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister, said: ‘I want to make a wholehearted and unequivocal apology’ for a ‘decades-long moral…

Portrait of the Week: Natalie Elphicke defects, wages rise and Switzerland takes Eurovision

18 May 2024 9:00 am

Home The parliamentary Labour party shook itself uneasily after Natalie Elphicke, the MP for Dover, crossed the floor of the…

Portrait of the week: Tory defections, local elections and a China defence hack

11 May 2024 9:00 am

Home The local elections proved dreadful for the Conservatives but not quite perfect for Labour. The Conservatives lost 474 of…

Portrait of the Week: Yousaf resigns, Charles resumes duties and Poulter joins Labour

4 May 2024 9:00 am

Home Humza Yousaf resigned as the First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Scottish National party, posts he had…

Portrait of the Week: Huw Edwards resigns, Mark Menzies resigns and Frank Field dies

27 April 2024 9:00 am

Home Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister, said that within 12 weeks asylum-seekers could be flown to Rwanda. This followed the…

Portrait of the Week: the war on smoking, Trump’s trial and O.J.’s death

20 April 2024 9:00 am

Home Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister, said that British fighter jets had shot down ‘a number of drones’ fired at…

Portrait of the Week: Tory phishing, tension over Rafah and Cameron in America

13 April 2024 9:00 am

Home The review by Dr Hilary Cass of gender-identity services for people under 18 called for an end to prescribing…

Portrait of the Week: hate crimes, surprise knighthoods and flaming rickshaws

6 April 2024 9:00 am

Home The Hate Crime and Public Order Act came into effect in Scotland, making it a crime to communicate or…