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Lewisham East by-election: Janet Daby chosen for Labour

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:29
Janet Daby is chosen to stand in Lewisham East's by-election from a shortlist of black and ethnic minority women.

McDonnell: Regulators not fit for purpose

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 17:16
The shadow chancellor urges a corporate auditing overhaul, following the Carillion collapse.

Boris Johnson: First visit by foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 02:34
Boris Johnson to make the first visit by a British foreign secretary to Argentina for 25 years.

Pickles and Lilley among former Tory ministers to get peerages

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:59
Sir Eric Pickles and Peter Lilley are among nine Tories nominated to be elevated to House of Lords.

PM attacks Labour's Welsh schools record

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:36
Theresa May says the Welsh Government should follow England's lead on school reforms.

Hedgehogs: Thousands sign petition over rat trap threat

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 14:00
Hedgehog lovers are worried that a rat trap, licensed by the government in England, could harm their spiky friends.

Welsh Tories urge parties to oust Labour

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 12:02
Welsh Tory leader tells party conference that cooperation is key to ending Labour rule in Wales.

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe: 'When we see more young men we have seen more crime'.

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:58
Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has said that in some areas where there are more young men, there can be more crime.

Fear of Sinn Féin role 'behind devolved EU powers stance'

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:09
Scotland's Brexit minister says a fear of Sinn Féin means the government do not want to devolve EU powers.

Welsh UKIP leader 'amicable' with Hamilton

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:48
Caroline Jones vows to work with the former Tatton MP who she deposed as UKIP assembly leader.

Brexit border plan 'must be longer-term' says Tony Lloyd

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:42
Labour's Northern Ireland spokesman wants a general election if longer term arrangements are not agreed.

Afghanistan: UK considers sending more troops

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:51
The defence secretary believes the UK should increase its military presence, the BBC understands.

Foreign students: Home Office axes 'unusable' survey

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:45
Anyone could fill in the official study, which, some academics said, uses "loaded, them and us" questions.

Speaker John Bercow facing new outburst claims

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 07:33
John Bercow's office says 'strong views' expressed in Commons amid newspaper reports of outburst.

Stalled Stormont

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:32
BBC News NI looks at the decisions made by Stormont's civil servants - and ones that can't go ahead.

Irish abortion referendum: Religious leaders' views

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 06:26
Catholic, Protestant and Muslim leaders share their stance on the upcoming Irish abortion referendum.

'Impossible to ignore'

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 03:30
How the former Liberal leader's extraordinary life still resonates in one small corner of England.

Ballots sent out in SNP deputy leadership race

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 00:24
Ballots are being sent out in the contest to elect a replacement for Angus Robertson as SNP deputy leader.

Grenfell: Abbott and Raab on cladding ban

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 23:04
Diane Abbott asks the housing minister if he would live in a house with combustible cladding, after Grenfell.

Neil Hamilton ousted as UKIP leader in Welsh Assembly

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:42
The former Tory MP is replaced by Caroline Jones amid reports of a heated group meeting.