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MPs call for unpaid shifts to be illegal

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 00:06
Some MPs and lawyers want to ban trial shifts where people are not paid for their work.

Brexit: David Davis 'can live' with shorter EU transition

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 22:59
The Brexit secretary says his main priority is to secure an agreement on the transition period.

Russian spy: Why the UK is expelling diplomats

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 19:25
The government's expulsion of 23 embassy officials in response to the Skripal case is explained.

Brexit paperwork

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 18:10
Officials have been locked in epically-long meetings, revising the first draft of the withdrawal treaty.

Russian spy: Jeremy Corbyn aide queries proof of Russian guilt

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:40
The Labour leader's spokesman says Russia was likely to behind a nerve agent attack but there is no definitive proof.

Russian spy: Attack 'most heinous act on European soil' since 1945

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:39
Foreign Office minister backs decision to expel Russian diplomats over attack on double agent.

Downing Street drops penny-pinching plan

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 17:29
Talk of scrapping 1p and 2p coins has been dismissed by the prime minister's spokesman.

PMQs: Allan and May on child sex abuse in Shropshire

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:42
Telford's MP raises the "distressing cases" of child sex exploitation, where an independent inquiry has been ordered.

PMQs: Corbyn asks May about Hawking on health funding

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 14:42
Jeremy Corbyn quotes the late Prof Hawkins when he asks about finances and staff numbers in the NHS.

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:42
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over the NHS - here are the key bits.

Labour reaction to diplomatic expulsions

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:36
The UK's response to Russia must be guided by the rule of law, support for international agreements and respect for human rights, says Jeremy Corbyn.

Theresa May statement on UK-Russian political relations

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 13:34
Theresa May says the UK is expelling 23 Russian diplomats after it received no reply from Moscow on how a Russian-made nerve agent was used to poison a former spy.

Russian spy: UK to expel 23 Russian diplomats

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:36
They have one week to leave Britain after Russia failed to explain the use of a nerve agent against an ex-spy.

Hawking on politics

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:20
Prof Stephen Hawking spoke out on everything from Brexit to Jeremy Corbyn.

Tax rises of £40bn 'needed by mid-2020s' to cut deficit

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:57
The government will need to collect more tax to keep spending constant, warns the IFS.

Russian spy: John McDonnell opposes World Cup boycott

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:52
The UK should hit Russia "in the pocket" rather than pull out of the football tournament, the shadow chancellor says.

Russian spy: May to announce measures against Russia

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:45
Focus shifts to what steps the UK will take against Moscow after the attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Five English councils to adopt integration plans

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 06:05
Bradford and Blackburn are among the councils given help to improve integration and community relations.

Nicola Sturgeon to meet Theresa May over Brexit row

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 00:02
The Downing Street talks are the latest attempt to break the deadlock over post-Brexit powers.

Childcare scheme gets six-month reprieve after DUP intervention

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 22:42
Employee voucher scheme will not close in April after intervention by the Democratic Unionist Party.