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The day Brexit hit boiling point

4 hours 46 min ago
Former MPs and ministers tell the story of 25 September 2019 - one of Parliament's most dramatic days.

Covid-19: What do scientists think of the PM's plan?

4 hours 47 min ago
The new coronavirus restrictions have been met with mixed reviews.

What's in Boris Johnson's climate in tray?

4 hours 47 min ago
The PM promises he won't be caught "lagging" on green polices.

Lockdown learning 'gulf' sparks call to treble pupil premium

5 hours 32 min ago
Academy leader Steve Chalke says the government must act before poor children suffer "irrevocable damage".

Coronavirus: UK pledges £500m to global vaccine-sharing scheme

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 22:35
The PM will call on world leaders to set aside differences as he sets out plans to prevent future pandemics.

Andrew Neil to leave the BBC 'with heavy heart'

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 20:13
The broadcaster will help launch rival GB News after 25 years at the heart of the BBC's political coverage.

Covid: Ex-minister urges more economic help for women

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 17:49
Caroline Nokes calls for extra support for the beauty sector and others with large female workforces.

UK should 'retain and explain' controversial statues, says minister

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 17:00
Minister Matt Warman says memorials which "teach us about the past" should not be removed from view.

Brexit: No deal would be 'enormous failure', says Coveney

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:56
The Irish foreign minister was speaking about Brexit on Radio 4's Political Thinking with Nick Robinson.

David Cameron: How is his autobiography selling?

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 16:06
The ex-PM published his memoir last year - how does it measure up against books by other former leaders?

Why ear wax syringing is no longer free - minister

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 15:35
The government says the decision to provide the service is made by groups of local surgeries.

PM playing games in Brexit talks, says Ed Davey

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:29
The Liberal Democrat leader said his party backs the “closest possible relationship” with the EU.

UK borrowing soars in August as Covid costs mount

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:28
Public borrowing hit £35.9bn last month as the pandemic forces the government to borrow more money.

Coronavirus: Sammy Wilson told to 'wise up' and 'wear a mask'

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 09:24
Former DUP MLA "totally furious" with Sammy Wilson for not wearing a face covering on the tube.

Labour's Diane Abbott was asked to resign over interview blunder

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 08:57
Labour's former shadow home secretary says Jeremy Corbyn's chief of staff told her to quit.

Covid: Uncertainty as industries miss out on job support

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 07:01
The chancellor's new wage top-up scheme to replace furlough is aimed at protecting "viable" roles.

Covid: Tory MPs bid to increase scrutiny over coronavirus rules

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 02:15
Backbenchers raise concerns that measures are being brought in without Parliament having a say.

Government 'got into a tizzy' about civil servants home working

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 02:06
Indecision over civil servants coming into the office has wasted time and goodwill, a union says.

Lib Dems 'to focus on what people really need'

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 02:05
Leader Sir Ed Davey urges the party to listen more, as it tries to fight back after a poor election.

Parliament: Tory MPs to refuse unconscious bias training

Thu, 09/24/2020 - 19:07
Commons authorities want to roll out the training, which is already given to staff, to all MPs.