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Contaminated blood inquiry: Extra money 'a matter for the assembly'

1 hour 38 min ago
The Northern Ireland secretary says a decision over more financial help is not hers to take.

European elections 2019: EU citizens turned away from UK polls

1 hour 39 min ago
Thousands of EU citizens have been unable to vote in the European elections, a campaign group says.

Theresa May faces pressure after Andrea Leadsom resigns

19 hours 55 min ago
The Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, stepped down over the PM's Brexit policy.

European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK

19 hours 56 min ago
UK voters will send 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to Brussels and Strasbourg.

How the BBC reports polling day

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:15
The BBC is not allowed to report details of campaigning while the polls are open.

Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 21:11
Senior minister Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit.

#BBCAskThis: Clive Myrie speaks to Adam Price

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:00
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 15:29
After a backlash over her new plan, the PM insists there needs to be "compromise on all sides".

PM accused of 'throwing veterans to the wolves'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:34
Mark Francois is one of five Tory MPs to use PMQs to raise the issue of soldiers who served in NI.

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:26
The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays.

Will MEPs get pensions?

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:49
Reality Check runs through some of the questions cropping up most often ahead of the European elections.

Plans to stand firm as PM's future unclear

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:23
But there's a recognition in Downing Street of how difficult it will be to get Theresa May's Brexit plan to a vote.

#BBCAskThis: Joanna Gosling speaks to John Healey

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:11
Labour MP John Healey answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

PMQs: Blackford and May on changes to PM's Brexit deal

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:01
The SNP's Westminster leader says the prime minister is "ignoring reality" over her Brexit deal and that "her time is up".

PMQs: Corbyn and May on saving British Steel and jobs

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:37
Jeremy Corbyn says the government has "again failed our steel industry" with thousands of jobs at risk at British Steel and in its supply chain.

Ministers 'must act' on modern slavery

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:55
A review of the Modern Slavery Act says laws must be strengthened and it makes 80 recommendations.

Michael Gove says MPs should 'reflect' on latest Brexit plan

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:33
The cabinet minister tells Today that MPs have the choice of a deal, no deal or no Brexit.

Poverty in the UK is 'systematic' and 'tragic', says UN special rapporteur

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:00
The UK's social safety net has been "deliberately removed", says a UN-commissioned report on the UK.

Peterborough by-election candidates debate

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:27
Fifteen candidates are fighting to win the vacant MP's seat in the cathedral city.

European elections 2019: Expats in France fear postal votes will not count

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 03:13
Some UK citizens in France have received their European election postal votes late - or not at all.

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