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Tuition fee rise to £9,295 in Wales is scrapped

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:36
The education secretary also confirms the income level at which loans have to be repaid will rise.

Unemployment drops by 52,000 but jobless rate stays at same level

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:23
The number of people out of work is still at lowest level since 1975, figures indicate.

Conservative MP Tim Loughton 'starts day with hour in bath'

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:04
Tim Loughton says a long soak is essential to his mental well-being.

UK ‘not realistic’ about Brexit money

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 06:22
European Parliament President Antonio Tajani says the UK government is 'not realistic' about the amount of money the UK will have to pay to the EU.

Universal Credit: MPs to debate rollout amid Labour pause call

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 03:57
People are being "pushed towards destitution", senior Labour MP says, amid calls for pause to rollout.

'Rogue' property agents to be targeted, ministers say

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:12
Plans to protect leaseholders and tenants in England from unfair costs will be outlined by ministers.

Tory MP misses vote be assistant referee at Champions League game

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 19:57
Douglas Ross will be an assistant referee in the Barcelona v Olympiakos game as a debate is held at Westminster.

MI5 boss Andrew Parker warns of 'intense’ terror threat

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:40
Andrew Parker says there is "more terrorist activity coming at us" and it can be "harder to detect".

Tory MP Fabricant's nerves over TV blind date

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 18:19
Conservative MP Michael Fabricant talks about his appearance on Channel 4's First Dates show.

Coca-Cola says plastic bottle deposit scheme should be UK-wide

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:55
MPs are told that having differing rates could lead to people crossing borders to get more cash.

Bill Clinton meets Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:43
The former president was due to fly to Northern Ireland on Monday, but the trip was postponed due to Storm Ophelia.

Amber Rudd calls Brexit without a deal 'unthinkable'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 16:20
The home secretary promises arrangements will be in place with the EU to maintain security.

Low success rate for government online ID service

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 15:45 Verify fails to register most users trying to access government services.

UK activist is part of 'Korean Friendship Association'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:37
Western claims of life in North Korea are "very unreliable", a UK member of the Korean Friendship Association says.

What is Women's Equality Party about?

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:09
The Women's Equality Party leader says it is performing ahead of other parties when they were two-years-old.

Recalling awkward political dinners

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 14:02
A look into the archives to remember frosty political encounters.

Clinton: Trump ‘uses tactics to dominate women’

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:35
Hillary Clinton accuses President Trump of trying to make women leaders feel intimidated.

Reversing Brexit would boost economy, says OECD

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:43
The Paris-based think tank says staying in the EU would have "significant" positive impact on growth.

Brexit is either 'all or none'

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:28
Dr Michael Fuchs says feeling in Europe is that the UK is trying to cherry pick Brexit.

Rise in hate crime in England and Wales

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 12:23
There has been a 29% rise, with the biggest increase in disability and transgender hate crime.