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Conservatives 'still under-represented' in Lords says minister

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 17:06
Lord Young says party has less than a third of peers amid claims it is "seizing control" of chamber.

Social media firms criticised for lack of cyber-bullying action

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 16:44
A report from the Children's Society on cyber-bullying and mental health criticises social media companies for their "inconsistent and inadequate" response.

Brexit voters are not identitarians, says Michael Gove

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 14:39
Michael Gove warns against identity politics but insists Leave voters had other motivations.

Jailed British-Iranian faces new charge

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 12:02
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is charged in Iran with spreading propaganda, campaigners say.

SNP's Ian Blackford Scottish Secretary should respect devolution or resign

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:20
The Scottish Secretary David Mundell should resign if he cannot respect devolution during the Brexit process, says the SNP's leader in Westminster.

Boris Johnson plays down fears of Brexit betrayal over customs

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:39
The foreign secretary says Theresa May will be "true to her promises" of leaving the customs union.

Labour NI left hanging over Jeremy Corbyn's visit

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:14
Labour NI officials are "disappointed" Jeremy Corbyn has not made plans to meet them during his visit.

UK must counter 'threats' in space - Williamson

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 03:32
Threats include the 'jamming' of military satellites used by the army, defence secretary warns.

UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:58
The City is being used as "a base for the corrupt assets" of President Putin's allies, says a report.

Put ditched electric rail £430m into Welsh transport, say MPs

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:48
MPs want savings from cancelling Cardiff to Swansea rail electrification to go into Welsh transport.

Motability boss's pay 'unacceptable' say MP committees

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:08
The salary of Mike Betts - who runs the disabled car scheme - has grown by 78% since 2008.

UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:07
An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040.

Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 22:36
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.

David Davis meets firms along Irish border

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:08
David Davis is visiting Northern Ireland to discuss future customs arrangements after Brexit.

John McDonnell says overthrowing capitalism is his job

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 14:51
The shadow chancellor says it's his job to transform the economy so the UK becomes a socialist society.

New internet laws pledged as social media firms snub talks

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 13:20
Only four of 14 firms invited for talks turned up, culture secretary admits, as he pledges new laws.

Sturgeon: Growth commission will 'restart' independence debate

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:42
But Scotland's first minister says she won't decide on a second indy vote until the Brexit deal is clearer.

Brexit: MP Barry Gardiner pressed on 'playing up' remark

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:31
Emma Barnett asked the Labour MP if he stands by remarks that people are playing 'up the issue of the Irish border'.

Pienaar's Politics podcast

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:31
John Pienaar interviews Len McCluskey, Margot James, Angela Eagle and Alexander Willis. Plus pundits Harry Cole and Kate Devlin.

UKIP 'should fold' if Brexit done right, says ex-Welsh leader

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 10:32
Former Welsh leader Nathan Gill says UKIP has no future and should end after Brexit.

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