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Fracking planning laws should be relaxed say ministers

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 17:11
Critics say it will be as easy to get the go-ahead to do a test drill as it is for a home conservatory.

Cabinet agrees Brexit customs 'backstop' option

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:22
The UK would be willing to match EU tariffs after 2020 if needed to avoid a hard N Ireland border.

Vote Leave's Dominic Cummings reported to Commons

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 16:16
Dominic Cummings refuses to appear before MPs who he claims are "grandstanding" not "truth-seeking".

PMQs archive: Cameron, Miliband, Blair, Corbyn, Thatcher, May, Hague and Harman

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:48
The Speaker, and some leaders, may say they and the public hate the Punch and Judy name calling moments, but then they cannot resist the odd jibe at their rivals.

Former refugee Magid Magid takes up Sheffield Lord Mayor post

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 15:28
At 28, Magid Magid is Sheffield's youngest ever Lord Mayor and the first Somali to hold the post.

UK referred to Europe's top court over air pollution

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:14
Britain is being taken to the European Court of Justice over persistent breaches of pollution limits.

UK political map: Tory and Labour voters on the move

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 11:45
Voters on the move and the Brexit vote mean some traditional Conservative and Labour seats are being lost to political opponents.

Theresa May security pledge at EU summit

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:46
The UK prime minister meets Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders in Bulgaria.

Unhelpful label?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 03:01
Politicians and the media use it all the time but some people find it patronising and even offensive.

Grenfell Tower: Government review 'won't urge cladding ban'

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 02:17
Dame Judith Hackitt will publish her government report into building regulations on Thursday.

Fixed-odds betting stakes 'to be cut to £2'

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 02:03
The government is due to announce its decision on rules governing fixed-odds betting terminals.

The to-do list

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 01:03
From the Irish border to data protection to tax information, some key issues are still outstanding on the road to a deal.

Spike Lee on BlacKkKlansman, society and Trump

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 22:18
The director's new film is the true story of a black detective who infiltrated the KKK.

John Bercow investigation blocked by MP standards committee

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 21:00
The standards committee of MPs votes against an inquiry into the Speaker's conduct by three to two.

Len McCluskey criticises 'stale' Labour MPs

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:35
The Unite union leader says he "won't cry" if local parties oust MPs.

Labour MPs 'now accountable to members'

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 18:25
The Unite leader says he "won't cry" if local parties oust MPs who criticise Jeremy Corbyn.

Windrush: Pair tell MPs and peers of detention 'nightmare'

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:34
Two grandparents tell a Parliamentary committee about their ordeal of being wrongly detained.

Brexit: EU Withdrawal bill suffers 15th defeat in Lords

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 17:26
Peers vote to set up a body to maintain EU environmental standards in the latest setback for ministers.

Trump helped Europe lose its illusions, says Tusk

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:54
European Council President Donald Tusk slams the US for abandoning the Iran nuclear deal.

Chris Grayling defends handling of East Coast line

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 15:23
The transport secretary tells Laura Kuenssberg nationalising the whole network is not the answer.

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