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Brexit: Views on the government's immigration plans

1 hour 30 min ago
The BBC asked people in Wanstead and Basildon for their opinions on the policy.

Ministers to support Scottish period poverty legislation

5 hours 29 min ago
Ministers change tack to support opposition legislation making period products available free of charge.

Labour leadership: What you need to know about Lisa Nandy

9 hours 26 min ago
The Labour leadership contender is calling on the party to change course – or face extinction.

Are economically inactive people the answer to staff shortages?

9 hours 32 min ago
Priti Patel says staff shortages can be dealt with by training the 8.5 million people who are economically inactive.

Storm Dennis: Ministers and councils hold Welsh summit

9 hours 42 min ago
Ministers, councils and emergency services meet amid warnings of more heavy rain.

HS2: Stephenson given new rail link role

9 hours 56 min ago
The PM has promised to "restore discipline" to the multi-billion-pound rail project.

Lucas investigated over Commons tour

9 hours 58 min ago
The offer of a Commons tour in exchange for a donation was part of a Green Party crowdfunding drive.

Priti Patel: No more routes for cheap, low-skilled labour

10 hours 43 min ago
Home Secretary Priti Patel says the government won't support "cheap, low-skilled labour".

Abbott: Language plan is dog-whistle politics

10 hours 43 min ago
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott says offering points for English skills is "dog-whistle politics".

Brits 2020: Dave wins album of the year and calls PM 'racist'

13 hours 31 min ago
The Londoner raps about the government, before winning his first-ever Brit for album of the year.

Immigration: No visas for low-skilled workers, government says

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 23:58
The post-Brexit immigration plan says employers must stop relying on "cheap labour".

Rebecca Pow: Flood schemes are 'protecting more homes'

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 18:50
Floods minister Rebecca Pow has said flooding defence systems are "protecting more homes".

Andrew Sabisky: What is superforecasting?

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 15:49
The idea that came out of a US competition to improve the way we predict world events.

Michel Barnier: UK can't have Canada trade deal with EU

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 15:40
The chief negotiator says the UK's "particular proximity" to the bloc rules out a similar agreement.

Carlaw drops Tory leadership rival Ballantyne in reshuffle

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 15:09
Jackson Carlaw removes Michelle Ballantyne from the Scottish Tory front bench as he reshuffles his team.

Labour leadership: What you need to know about Rebecca Long-Bailey

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:00
The BBC's Iain Watson reports on the Labour leadership contender firmly on the left of the party.

Plaid Cymru fined £29,000 over undeclared public funds

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:29
The party failed to report cash from taxpayers' funds worth nearly £500,000.

Storm Dennis: Woman rescued by Virginia Crosbie MP

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:27
Siobhan Davies said she didn't realise who her saviour was until she was in the car.

Andrew Sabisky: No 10 urged to examine vetting after aide quits

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:20
A minister calls past remarks by Andrew Sabisky "racist", but he accuses the media of "selective quoting".

Wages back above pre-economic crisis levels

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 11:11
Average wages - when adjusted for inflation - exceed pre-crisis levels for the first time since 2008.

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