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Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 02:28
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.

Newham mayor Sir Robin Wales deselected after 23 years

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 18:03
Rokhsana Fiaz will replace Sir Robin Wales as the Labour candidate for elected mayor of Newham.

Brexit: David Davis heads to Brussels for talks

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:53
Brexit Secretary to begin talks with Michel Barnier on Monday as EU leaders prepare for summit.

Call to raid HS2 budget to fix potholes in roads

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:38
Labour MP speaks out after figures show big rise in cyclist deaths and serious injuries.

MPs back bill to reunite child refugees with relatives

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:10
Reuniting children with their families is the "right thing to do", the SNP's Angus MacNeil says.

Selection and cap numbers for faith schools in England

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:40
Senior religious and humanist figures publish an open letter encouraging the government not to drop the cap promised in the 2017 Conservative manifesto.

Rise of Martin Selmayr, Juncker's ex-chief of staff

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:37
Jean-Claude Juncker's former chief of staff has been promoted to head of the EU's civil service.

Ex-Kremlin adviser Alexander Nekrassov on UK-Russian relations

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:34
Rogue agents and terrorists could have got hold the nerve agent that poisoned a former Russian spy in Salisbury, says a former Kremlin adviser.

Northamptonshire Council: MPs back unitary authority call

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 13:40
Northamptonshire's seven MPs say the county council must be abolished following a government report.

Norfolk council leader could be ousted over MP tirade

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 13:26
Cliff Jordan says he has a "30% chance" of keeping his role after criticising MPs in Norfolk.

Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack - Johnson

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:53
The UK foreign secretary points the finger at "Putin's Kremlin" after the poisoning in Salisbury.

Brexit: Lorry checks at Dover 'unrealistic' says Grayling

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:33
Talk of long queues is unfounded, transport secretary says, as goods will continue to flow seamlessly.

Britain First leader Paul Golding attacked at HMP Elmley

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:16
Paul Golding - along with the group's deputy leader - was jailed for religiously aggravated harassment.

Councillor suspended over Islamaphobic slur about Humza Yousaf

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:00
Labour's Jim Dempster admitted making the Islamophobic comment about Transport Secretary Humza Yousaf.

Brexit: Little progress on border issue say MPs

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:18
Committee of MPs says time is running out to ensure "soft border" in Ireland before Brexit.

Russian spy: Corbyn warns against 'hasty judgements'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 05:35
The Labour leader warns not to "rush ahead of the evidence" in a "fevered parliamentary atmosphere".

Telford abuse: MP 'inundated' with child grooming reports

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 04:03
More victims of child grooming in Telford are coming forward since reports of its scale emerged.

Sir Keir Starmer: 'All of us' should condemn Russia

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 02:40
Shadow minister Sir Keir Starmer has backed the Prime Minister in calling out Russia's involvement in the Salisbury attack.

Number of secondary schools in deficit has 'trebled'

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 01:27
There has been a "trebling" of the number of secondaries in England which have gone into deficit.

Chris Grayling: No post-Brexit lorry checks at Dover

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 22:49
The transport secretary says the UK will not "in any circumstances" create a "hard border" at Dover after Brexit.