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Prisoners could be held in police cells to cut overcrowding

2 hours 23 sec ago
The government says adult male prisons have seen an "acute and sudden increase" in populations.

UK yet to see full impact of Brexit trade deals, says minister Badenoch

2 hours 1 min ago
Kemi Badenoch acknowledges "change is difficult" but says the UK can benefit from new trade deals.

More UK environment laws to be reviewed after Brexit

2 hours 28 min ago
Environment Secretary Therese Coffey suggests the number of EU laws to be audited has gone up.

Ambulance staff in England vote for strike action

4 hours 30 min ago
Members of two unions have backed walkouts across England and Wales as the NHS pay dispute deepens.

Sunak v Starmer... on schools and houses in 65 seconds

5 hours 18 min ago
The two party leaders criticise their opponents' policies on public and private schools, and housebuilding.

PMQs: Keir Starmer calls on Rishi Sunak to end 'scandal' of private school tax breaks

5 hours 45 min ago
The Labour leader takes aim at the PM's old school as he calls for an end to charitable status during PMQs.

Matt Hancock paid £45k for SAS reality TV show

6 hours 1 min ago
The former health secretary took part in another reality show just before joining I'm A Celeb.

PMQs: Starmer and Sunak on money for private school funding

6 hours 58 min ago
The Labour leader compares funding for the private school the PM attended and standards in nearby state schools.

SNP tells PM and Labour to accept Brexit 'elephant in the room'

7 hours 26 min ago
Ian Blackford also says Labour has been trying to "out-Brexit" the government on immigration policy.

Starmer mocks idea of 'Get Tough' Tory relaunch

7 hours 27 min ago
The Labour leader says PM Rishi Sunak needs to step up on house building plans.

Why Nigel Farage is wrong about London being 'minority white'

7 hours 34 min ago
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage claims London, Birmingham and Manchester are "minority white".

Royal Mail workers begin fresh 48-hour strike

9 hours 3 min ago
It is the latest in a series of walkouts involving 115,000 workers and will hit deliveries.

Coffee prices jump as food inflation hits new high

10 hours 1 min ago
Meat, eggs and dairy also shot up, the British Retail Consortium says, forecasting a "bleak" winter".

Richard Drax: Jamaica eyes slavery reparations from Tory MP

19 hours 59 min ago
Richard Drax is facing demands to pay compensation for the role of his ancestors in the slave trade.

World Cup 2022: UK Sports minister Stuart Andrew wears OneLove armband

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 19:17
Sports minister Stuart Andrew wears the OneLove armband during England's World Cup game with Wales on Wednesday.

Onshore wind: Grant Shapps criticised for 'nonsense' claims

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 18:09
The business secretary says wind turbines are now "so big" they cannot be built on land.

Zelenska's visit must shock us awake again - Sir Lindsay Hoyle

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:28
The Commons speaker warns that if Putin wins in Ukraine then "other nations will be in his sights".

Victory is not the only thing we need, we need justice - Olena Zelenska

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 16:12
Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska speaks to UK lawmakers about the devastating war in her country.

China Covid protests: UK summons ambassador over journalist arrest

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 13:19
The arrest of a BBC journalist in Shanghai is "completely unacceptable", a Foreign Office source says.

Government denies weakening Online Safety Bill

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 22:50
New law will not require removal of "legal but harmful" content, which critics said risked free speech.

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