Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says 'decision made' on NI rise

Fresh Cabinet tensions surfaced over the £12billion national insurance hike today as Liz Truss insisted it will go ahead – despite claims Kwasi Kwarteng wants it dropped. The Foreign Secretary said the ‘decision has been made’ on the increase – intended to

EU's Maros Sefcovic takes a tumble as Brexit talks begin

The Brexit talks were literally on thin ice today – as the EU’s Maros Sefcovic took a tumble on a slippery step. Mr Sefcovic nearly came a-cropper as he arrived at Chevening for discussions with Liz Truss on the Northern Ireland protocol.