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Home Secretary mulls decision on Birmingham pub bombings inquiry
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Priti Patel meets officers on Covid-19 enforcement patrol
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Priti Patel promises to overhaul ‘broken’ asylum system
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Protest hooliganism and thuggery is indefensible, says Patel
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Eustice: We need to review the way the asylum system works
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Cressida Dick pays tribute to ‘extraordinary’ Matt Ratana
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Minute’s silence held for fallen police officer
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Home Sec 'deeply shocked’ by killing of officer in Croydon
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Home Secretary 'deeply shocked' by fatal shooting of police officer
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Priti Patel on rise in coronavirus cases: We are not out of the woods yet
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Patel encourages public to report Covid rule breakers
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Patel: It’s right we protect the integrity of the UK
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Priti Patel says chance meeting of two families of four 'is mingling'
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Patel: We must stand firm against the guerrilla tactics of Extinction Rebellion
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Ministers gather for Cabinet meeting with Prime Minister
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Labour urges government to review two-week quarantine
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PC Andrew Harper's widow meets Priti Patel
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Nearly 1,500 migrants made journey to UK in small boats during August
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Organisers of illegal parties to face £10,000 fine
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Key events following the death of teenager Harry Dunn
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Priti Patel to meet with Pc Andrew Harper’s widow
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Birmingham pub bombings: Priti Patel to look at case for inquiryFamilies say a public inquiry would establish "truth, justice and accountability" for victims.
PC Andrew Harper's widow holds talks with home secretaryLissie Harper spoke to Priti Patel and Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC about Harper's Law.
PC Andrew Harper: Widow Lissie Harper to meet Home Secretary Priti PatelLissie Harper is campaigning for killers of emergency workers to face mandatory life sentences.
Channel crossings: Priti Patel tells MPs migrants believe France is a 'racist country' after 1,000 arrive in 10 daysMP says home secretary was explaining pull factors and 'doesn't believe them to be true'
Priti Patel says she's 'minded' to formally legalise poppersHome secretary wants muscle-relaxing sex drug 'explicitly' removed from ban on supply of psychoactive substances
Migrant crossings: Mayor of Calais calls use of Navy ships to block Channel 'a declaration of war'Attack comes as Royal Air Force plane sent to patrol the waters – in response to Priti Patel's request for military help
'Overpriced junk food': Ben and Jerry's and Priti Patel in strange war of words over treatment of migrantsTory party chairman also joins row – accusing ice cream company of 'statistically inaccurate virtue signalling'
Channel crossings: Priti Patel was warned government policies were pushing migrants into dangerous voyages nine months agoExclusive: Home secretary sat on committee that concluded asylum seekers had 'little choice but to make dangerous journeys by land and sea'
Defiant Priti Patel steps up plans for navy warships to block migrants crossing Channel despite backlashWarnings of drowning, threats of legal action and idea branded 'completely potty' – but home secretary puts ex-royal marine in charge
Migrants at risk of drowning if Priti Patel sends Navy warships to Channel, warns ex-home secretaryHardline Australia-style tactics to block fragile vessels also condemned as 'completely potty' by defence official
Priti Patel accused of failed 'get tough' approach on migrants as she considers using Royal Navy to tackle numbers crossing ChannelPriti Patel is discussing using the Royal Navy to tackle the number of migrants crossing the Channel, prompting accusations she is repeating a 'get tough' approach that has failed in the past.
'Must act faster': Priti Patel demands to know why Twitter and Instagram took so long to remove Wiley's antisemitic posts'The antisemitic posts from Wiley are abhorrent. They should not have been able to remain on Twitter and Instagram for so long'
Priti Patel to propose new laws against foreign interference after Russia influence reportBritain has improved its position since the report was written, Priti Patel claims
Priti Patel promises review of hostile environment policy following Windrush scandalHome secretary pledges to put 'people above cases' – but campaigners accuse her of 'paying lip service'
Priti Patel calls on French to return migrant boatsThe Home Secretary says French intervention is the only way stop migrants crossing the Channel.
Priti Patel wrongly tells MPs France is 'not intercepting migrant boats' as record numbers cross ChannelFrench authorities stopped more than 1,200 migrants attempting to cross the strait in 2019
EU citizens will be deported for minor offences under Priti Patel's post-Brexit immigration crackdown, lawyer warnsAlarm that long-standing UK residents will be 'separated from their children and families, returned to countries they barely know'
Record number of migrants reach UK on day Priti Patel announces new approach to deal with English Channel crossingsA new daily record has been set for the number of migrants to reach to the UK after crossing the English Channel, according to figures released this morning.
Foreign criminals jailed for more than a year 'to be banned from entering UK' under new immigration rulesPriti Patel to announce details of points-based migration system which will replace freedom of movement from 1 January
Labour demands release of Priti Patel bullying report, amid claims of 'political interference'Senior civil servant is refusing to exonerate the home secretary as Downing Street is demanding, it is alleged
'Incredibly blokey': Women shut out of Boris Johnson's key decision making bodies, analysis findsFour new strategy-setting cabinet committees have no female voices - while two others have only Priti Patel
'People will die': Priti Patel warned immigration policy will force thousands back on the streetsExclusive: Local councils warn call for 'urgent action' to ensure homeless migrants — some of whom have lived and worked in UK for decades — are not pushed back into destitution because of their..
Priti Patel condemns 'awful' lockdown parties as London police break up raves for fourth night'It is simply unacceptable,' home secretary says
Coronavirus: Leicester 'could be locked down' says home secretaryPriti Patel says it is "correct" that the government is considering the move.
Priti Patel says Labour ethnic minority MPs who accused her of using heritage are 'racist'MPs accused home secretary of 'gaslighting' victims of racism in comments on her own experiences
Mark Drakeford: Welsh leader accuses Boris Johnson of risking second wave by encouraging public to return to normal lifePriti Patel rejects claims that Dominic Cummings encouraged public to ignore lockdown by driving to Durham
Priti Patel admits Windrush compensation scheme too slow but refuses to apologiseHome secretary insists delays occur because each case is handled in 'sensitive way'
Threat from 'lone wolf' terrorists growing, home secretary warns in wake of Reading attackHome Secretary Priti Patel has warned the UK faces a growing risk from so-called 'lone wolf' terrorists. In the wake of the Reading attack, Ms Patel told MPs the terror threat the UK faced was..
UK politics news – live: Priti Patel to give update on Reading terror attack, and Rishi Sunak urged to cut VATFollow all the latest developments
Black Lives Matter: 210,000 people have joined UK protests and counter-demonstrations since George Floyd's deathPriti Patel says around 2,000 'thugs' were at London protest over statues that saw violence on Saturday
Priti Patel calls Jeremy Corbyn's politics 'racist' in House of CommonsHome Secretary Priti Patel has described the politics of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as "racist" in the House of Commons.
Labour backs Priti Patel plan to jail protesters for vandalising war memorialsGovernment considering plans to jail vandals for a decade
London protests: Priti Patel condemns 'unacceptable thuggery' as statue demonstrators clash with policeHundreds of mostly white men descend on London after call to action by far-right groups
Matt Hancock accuses ethnic minority MPs of 'identity politics' in Black Lives Matter row61 ethnic minority MPs had written to Home Secretary Priti Patel asking her not to 'silence or impede on the feeling that other minority groups may face'
Catholic leaders condemn Priti Patel's immigration crackdown for shutting out people trying to 'contribute to society'Bishops also attack EU citizens left 'without legal status' and 'devastating consequences' of indefinite detention of torture-victims
Britain's interior minister says violent protestors should face justiceA minority of protesters who were violent during the weekend's "Black Lives Matter" protests in Britain undermined the cause and should face justice, interior minister Priti Patel said on Monday.
'Has there ever been a more tone-deaf home secretary?': Piers Morgan attacks Priti Patel for calling removal of Colston statue 'unacceptable'Monument of 17th-century slave trader thrown into harbour during anti-racism protests
David Davis warns Priti Patel that 'cruel' indefinite detention of immigrants is making modern slavery worse'People don't know when they are going to get out – and that is psychologically devastating', ex-cabinet minister says, as he fights to ban practice
British Airways does not attend meeting with Britain's interior minister Priti PatelBritish Airways and its parent company IAG did not attend a meeting on Thursday with Britain's interior minister Priti Patel, with the meeting meant to discuss the UK's new quarantine plans.
BA shuns UK minister over quarantine plansThe airline has declined to meet Priti Patel amid strong criticism of the UK's quarantine policy.
UK's quarantine of travellers vital to avoid second coronavirus wave, ministers sayBritain's quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad, which will be introduced from June 8, is crucial to avoiding a second wave of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, Interior Minister Priti..
Priti Patel's answers are not so much a word salad as a motorway pileup involving only Ocado vansAt least Theresa May kept her non-answers brief
UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals from June 8Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from abroad from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that airlines have warned will devastate their..
Air bridges not for now but should not rule out in future -UK interior ministerBritain should not rule out the idea of so-called air bridges with countries who have low infection rates of COVID-19 in the future, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday.
UK still working out quarantine plan for people entering countryThe British government is still working on the details of how it will implement quarantine measures for people arriving in the country, interior minister Priti Patel said on Wednesday.
Anger as Priti Patel says NHS fees paid by foreign health staff must stay, just three weeks after announcing 'review'Exclusive: Home Office admits there was no reassessment – despite home secretary promising it on national television
'Ludicrous situation': Lorraine Kelly puts Priti Patel on spot over new quarantine rules for travellersPriti Patel was put on the spot about the "ridiculous situation" of the new 14-day quarantine rule for people arriving the UK during an appearance on a morning news show.
Priti Patel has left it too late to keep Johnny Foreigner out. The danger to the world is Johnny EnglishIt's all too little, too late — but it is stunningly ironic
'There will be new norms': Priti Patel says social distancing will remain and life will not go back to how it wasPriti Patel has said life in Britain "will not go back" to how it was before the coronavirus outbreak, even after the current lockdown ends.
Investigation which 'cleared' Priti Patel of bullying condemned as secretive and biasedInternal inquiry thought to have found lack of evidence against home secretary - but 'allows no right to transparency or challenge for anyone who complained', says union