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Australia knocks UK Brexit trade plan

1 hour 42 min ago
The trade minister says splitting quotas of food imports could leave other countries out of pocket.

Peer threatens to resign whip after disability post scrapped

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 17:58
Lord Shinkwin has threatened to resign the Conservative whip over a decision to scrap the post of disability commissioner.

Animal sentience: Social media reaction to fake news claims

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 17:27
Conservatives say the party has been a victim of fake news and some social media reports did not reflect reality.

Bad Sex in Fiction: Sir Vince Cable 'too good' to be considered for award

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:39
The Liberal Democrat leader's novel Open Arms isn't shortlisted for the prize, despite "many" nominations.

Lord Holmes: Restaurant owner 'denied blind peer access'

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 16:02
Blind peer tells debate on disabled access he was stopped from going into a restaurant because of his dog.

Awkward EU red carpet moment for PM's aide

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:16
Downing St's head of operations ran into a little trouble as he followed the PM out of the door in Brussels.

Andrew Adonis on British and German politics and Brexit

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 14:00
Looking at elections and politics in Germany and the UK, with Labour's Andrew Adonis.

Irish deputy PM no confidence motion could force election

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:12
The Irish government could collapse over a no confidence motion tabled against the deputy PM.

Gove attacks 'distorting' social media after animal sentience row

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:02
Michael Gove says "raw and authentic" Twitter voices are no substitute for official sources like Hansard.

Milifan May?

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:47
The PM and former Labour leader are from different political tribes but appear to share some policy ideas.

Gove: Judge us by our actions

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 09:26
Michael Gove says the government has made a commitment to animal welfare

'Wandering hands'

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 08:41
The focus is on Westminster but sexism and harassment are rife in local councils too, say campaigners.

Budget 2017: Tax move will penalise savers, says insurer

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 07:22
Royal London Insurance says millions of savers could lose out due to the chancellor's tax change.

'Out of kilter' university pay to be addressed, says regulator

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 05:35
The chairman of new regulator vows to address "out of kilter" wages of some vice-chancellors.

Empty homes spike in London commuter belt

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 01:49
Parts of London and South East saw a rise despite a long-term downward trend.

Theresa May to warn of 'hostile' Russia threat to EU security

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:40
PM will also meet European Council President Donald Tusk to discuss Brexit progress.

Lord Kilclooney withdraws ‘Indian’ Leo Varadkar tweet

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:23
Former senior Ulster Unionist Lord Kilclooney withdraws tweet describing Leo Varadkar as “the Indian”.

Question Time cut short as woman falls ill

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 22:23
The BBC TV show is curtailed after an audience member collapses.

Have there been two decades of failure to reform social care?

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:57
After two decades of reports and reviews what's changed in social care in England?

Carwyn Jones triggers probe into government bullying claims

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 17:28
The first minister refers himself to an independent inquiry into whether he misled the assembly.