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Donald Trump still on Theresa May's Christmas card list

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 21:05
Their recent row over the president's retweets hasn't soured the festive feeling in Downing Street.


Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:01
Could bringing together young and old bridge the generation gap exposed by the Brexit vote?

Objective reality exists, says UK minister Matt Hancock

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 17:22
Matt Hancock calls it "something of a disappointment" that he has to state it publicly.

Anne Marie Morris: Tory MP has whip restored after racist remark

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:49
Anne Marie Morris apologises for using a racist remark and says she has learnt from the experience.

Curbing university bosses' pay 'won't solve funding crisis'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:40
Some university bosses' pay is hard to stomach - but cash crisis goes wider, says NUS.

Government to update the 2004 Gender Recognition Act

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:37
The Gender Recognition Act allowed transgender people to apply for legal recognition of the gender in which they have lived without medical treatment.

Marcus Wareing: Let's be 'positive' about Brexit

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:09
Marcus Wareing voted Remain but is now excited by Brexit and says "it'll make us better employers".

Postage stamp to mark UK leaving EU: Whittle and Todd

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 15:08
The Royal Mail is not producing a stamp to mark Brexit, despite issuing one for the UK joining the EEC in 1973.

David Davis comments risk undermining Brexit talks - Guy Verhofstadt

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:38
The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator is unhappy with the UK Brexit secretary's words.

Tech firms could be held liable for extremism and abuse

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:30
The BBC understands that an independent ethics watchdog will recommend new laws on online content.

Brexit: Right-to-stay forms 'will only take minutes'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 13:08
And a UK minister says decisions on EU nationals' applications shouldn't take more than two weeks.

Welsh Assembly: Report backs more members and votes at 16

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:35
An expert panel backs calls for an expanded Welsh Assembly and giving the vote to 16-year-olds.

UK inflation rate rises to 3.1%

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:43
Inflation hits its highest rate for nearly six years, as the squeeze on households continues.

'That's where the babies are suffering'

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:31
Are pro-life supporters standing outside abortion centres harassing young women?

Trump UK visit expected in new year, US ambassador says

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 07:29
Woody Johnson says the president will visit in 2018 despite "ruffled feathers" over recent tweets.

Harassment of abuse victims in court must stop, MP says

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:43
Campaigners say abusers make baseless claims to get around restraining orders.

Labour clears MP Clive Lewis of sexual harassment

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 06:39
Clive Lewis says he is "very pleased to be able to put this behind me and move on".

Gove: I'll make Brexit work for animals too

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 01:16
The environment secretary publishes legislation to recognise animal feelings in UK law.

Margaret Hodge repays £2.97 after Garden Bridge apology

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:05
Margaret Hodge tells MPs she is sorry for breaching rules about Parliamentary resources.

Corbyn questions May on future Brexit deal and Davis comments

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:02
Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May "what on earth" David Davis was talking about saying Britain wants a "plus plus plus" version of Canada's trade deal with the EU.