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Carillion was left with just £29m before going bankrupt

1 hour 21 min ago
Carillion held rescue talks with the government since October in a bid to stave off collapse, says boss.

Momentum's Christine Shawcroft voted on to Labour disputes panel

2 hours 30 min ago
It comes after Momentum strengthened its grip on Labour's executive committee.

France will not allow another 'Jungle' camp in Calais, says Macron

4 hours 9 min ago
France's president vows to prevent another camp as hundreds of migrants continue to gather in Calais.

Should private or public firms run public services?

5 hours 49 min ago
The moodbox, an unscientific test with a box and balls, is used to find out what the man and woman in the street think of the public and private sectors.

Anna Soubry on new Boris Johnson Brexit bus NHS claims

5 hours 49 min ago
People have been "conned" by claims on the side of a bus about extra money for the NHS, says Anna Soubry MP.

How Belgium, Germany, Iraq, Somalia, US and Antarctica cope

5 hours 50 min ago
Looking at how countries, or less defined areas, can function without an elected government.

Does MP Sir Desmond Swayne nod off in Ken Clarke's speech?

6 hours 39 min ago
Sir Desmond Swayne seems very relaxed during his colleague's speech on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Carillion directors to be investigated

7 hours 5 min ago
The government has asked for a fast-track investigation into the conduct of directors at Carillion.

Terror trial: Big Ben among terror targets, court hears

7 hours 19 min ago
A British man who was "fascinated" by so-called Islamic State targeted UK landmarks, court hears.

Donald Tusk: EU's 'heart still open to UK' over Brexit

7 hours 52 min ago
The EU's "heart is still open to the UK" staying in, European Council President Donald Tusk says.

Donald Tusk on Brexit: 'Our hearts are still open to you'

9 hours 30 min ago
The European Council President says the UK could remain in the EU if there is "a change of heart".

UK inflation rate drops back to 3%

9 hours 52 min ago
The rate fell from November's six-year high of 3.1% mainly because of the impact of air fares.

Brexit: EU 'tightens transition guidelines' on immigration, trade and fishing

10 hours 13 min ago
Language on immigration, trade and fishing is toughened up in guidelines for second-stage talks.

UKIP AM Michelle Brown to face committee over racial slur

14 hours 56 min ago
Michelle Brown will be questioned on Tuesday over a racial slur she used to describe a Labour MP.

£350m Brexit claim was 'too low', says Boris Johnson

18 hours 6 min ago
Boris Johnson says the much disputed sum - promised to the NHS - was "grossly underestimated".

Carillion: Small firms count the cost of collapse

20 hours 31 min ago
The construction giant spent £1bn a year with local suppliers, but many will now not be paid for work done.

Product safety flaws 'exposed by Whirlpool danger dryers'

21 hours 7 min ago
More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.

MPs' 'grave concern' about returning Rohingya people

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 22:34
A committee warns about the plight of thousands of people being returned to Myanmar.

Carillion collapse: Ministers hold emergency meeting

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:33
Ministers will discuss how to keep vital public services going after the major UK contractor fails.

Litter bug

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:56
The government has proposed new measures to tackle fly-tipping. Is it a growing problem?

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