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Russian spy: Embassy warns UK against 'punitive' measures

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 18:56
Embassy issues defiant statements as deadline looms for it to explain how Russian nerve agent was used.

White working class girls traded for sex, says Telford MP

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 18:37
Telford MP Lucy Allan says victims of sex abuse in the town are often written off as troublemakers.

Labour MP Rupa Huq: Suspicious package 'part of a pattern'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 18:26
Labour's Rupa Huq says security must be improved after she and other MPs from Muslim backgrounds were targeted.

Hammond: I would like to spend more money on public services

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:42
The chancellor says he will spend more on the NHS and public services if government finances allow it.

Reality Check

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:30
The Treasury details how much money is being given to government departments to help prepare for Brexit in the coming year.

In full: Kuenssberg interviews Hammond

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:07
Chancellor Philip Hammond speaks to the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg about the economy and his future spending intentions after delivering his Spring Statement.

Future of 1p and 2p coins questioned by Treasury

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 17:01
The Treasury is seeking views on the future of copper coins and the £50 note.

Google blames National Action failure on YouTube reviewers

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 16:15
Google's anti-terrorism chief blames human error for failing to block National Action propaganda.

Plastics tax eyed in litter crackdown

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:50
Takeaway boxes, disposable cups and cigarette filters are some of the plastics that could be taxed.

Spring Statement: Chancellor threatens new tech tax

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:22
Philip Hammond calls for a deeper look at how tech giants like Google and Facebook are taxed.

Reality Check: Counting the cost of Brexit

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 15:22
Chris Morris considers new figures suggesting £2bn will be spent on staff to make Brexit happen.

Spring Statement: John McDonnell attacks 'astounding complacency'

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:55
Labour's John McDonnell says public services face a crisis "on a scale we have never seen before".

Reality Check

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:51
The chancellor says the economy is at a turning point because debt is falling.

Debt, borrowing and spending statistics for UK economy

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:41
Explaining some of the key statistics when looking at the state of the nation's finances.

Spring Statement: What were the key points?

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 14:29
The main points from Chancellor Philip Hammond's latest update on the economy and public finances.

Philip Hammond delivers statement on UK economy

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 13:55
There is "light at the end of the tunnel" for the UK economy, says Philip Hammond in his 26-minute speech.

Spring Statement: Shadow chancellor responds to Hammond

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 13:55
The chancellor is accused of "astounding complacency" for his handling of UK public services by John McDonnell.

Millennial railcard website crashes

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:42
Demand for the new millennial railcard crashes the website on the first day of nationwide sales.

Voters asked about austerity measures and UK economy

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:31
An unscientific test with plastic balls is used to ask potential voters about the UK economy

Further suspicious items of mail delivered to Westminster

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 12:15
Police return to Westminster for the second day in a row to investigate "suspicious items of mail".