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Nicholas Cecil

Political Editor

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Nicholas Cecil is Political Editor of the Evening Standard. He covers politics at Westminster, foreign affairs, the economy, intelligence and security, and other major stories affecting London and Britain including the Covid-19 epidemic, climate change, air pollution and occasionally sport stories.... MORE

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Nicholas Cecil is Political Editor of the Evening Standard. He covers politics at Westminster, foreign affairs, the economy, intelligence and security, and other major stories affecting London and Britain including the Covid-19 epidemic, climate change, air pollution and occasionally sport stories.

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Johnson faces threat of new leadership vote after by-election losses

Conservatives suffer defeat in two key by-elections as voters reject Tories at polls

Jun 24, 2022
UK

UK’s ex-Brexit negotiator Lord Frost admits goods exports hit by 5%

But Downing Street was not able to say if the Government has done any economic assessment of impact of Brexit

Jun 23, 2022
Politics

Forget a 7% pay rise, rail strikers told

Another day of chaos for commuters as unions and bosses in war of words

Jun 23, 2022
Politics

Rees-Mogg refuses to say how quitting EU has impacted UK economy

Put on the spot by The Standard, he said: ‘I’m not going to get into that game.’

Jun 22, 2022
UK

Fuel and food fire highest inflation rate for 40 years

Rishi Sunak faces fresh calls for VAT cut after latest cost of living surge to 9.1%

Jun 22, 2022
UK

Another day of disruption as strike hangover delays commuters

Dominic Raab said the “militant activity” of unions taking industrial action cannot be allowed to win

Jun 22, 2022
World

Putin’s forces have suffered ‘extraordinary’ losses in Ukraine

Both Russia and Ukraine’s regular armies have seen so many soldiers killed that ‘the ability to generate and deploy reserve units to the front is likely becoming increasingly critical’

Jun 22, 2022
UK

Union’s ‘militant’ strikes will not win 7% pay rise, vows Dominic Raab

Londoners have been warned not to travel until mid-morning as the network recovers from a day of strike action

Jun 22, 2022
UK

Lockdown London 2.0: PM warns of months of rail strike misery

The Prime Minister slammed the “unnecessary aggravation” caused by walk-outs on the Tube and rail network which started on Tuesday

Jun 21, 2022
UK

Tube and rail strikes plunge London into chaos

It is the biggest strike in 30 years after last ditch talks failed

Jun 20, 2022
Politics

Boris Johnson ‘feeling well’ after minor operation at London hospital

Mr Johnson was said to be resting on Monday and to be planning to chair Cabinet on Tuesday

Jun 20, 2022