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Historic adoptions: 'Mums were told: It's for the best'

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 19:00
Labour MP Alison McGovern calls for an apology to women who were pressured into giving their babies up for adoption in the 1950s, 60s and 70s.

Women pressured to give up babies deserve apology, says MP

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 18:41
Labour's Alison McGovern says PM should apologise "on behalf of the nation" over the practice.

Reality Check

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 17:13
The 104 page document sets out the UK's proposed relationship with the EU after Brexit.

Commons suspended as Brexit paper arrives

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:27
Speaker John Bercow said it was "most regrettable" the White Paper had not arrived on time.

Long-awaited Brexit White Paper published

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:09
The UK government sets out in detail how it wants trade with the EU to work after Brexit.

Murdoch's Fox cleared for Sky takeover bid

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 13:06
The culture secretary will allow a deal after Fox made concessions including selling Sky News.

'Hostile environment' checks paused after Windrush scandal

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 12:20
Labour says the government should go further and review all of its immigration policies.

Gender neutral titles for Lords ruled out

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:25
New peers will still have to be lords or baronesses - despite planned reforms to transgender rights.

Excrement and razors sent to politicians in post

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:12
A total of 121 Welsh politicians tell researchers they have suffered abuse.

Westminster abuse victims 'too scared to come forward'

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 06:14
The BBC is told "forces are trying to scupper" plans for a new complaints system for abuse victims.

Theresa May hopes Donald Trump visit will boost US-UK links

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 02:23
There will be meetings with the PM and the Queen, but mass protests across the UK are expected.

Brexit: UK's blueprint for future EU relations to be published

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:32
The "principled and practical" package honours the referendum and meets business needs, ministers say.

Conservative rebels target Theresa May's Brexit plan

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 17:20
Conservative Brexiteers are unhappy at the proposals agreed by the cabinet at Chequers last week.

The Commons library: 200 years of history

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:59
The Commons librarian shares the history and work of this private part of Parliament as it celebrates a milestone.

PMQs flag exchanges over World Cup game

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:19
England's semi-final World Cup game gives David Lidington and Emily Thornberry a chance of knockabout humour at PMQs.

Emma's Diary faces fine for selling new mums' data to Labour

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:17
UK's data watchdog plans to fine the owner of the Emma's Diary baby advice and gift service £140,000.

Donald Trump baby blimp ready to take first steps

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:02
The final tests on the 20ft balloon of the US president have been completed ahead of his UK visit.

Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns sent ex-Welsh Tory leader coup text

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:53
The text that tipped off Andrew RT Davies about an attempt to oust him was sent by the Welsh Secretary.

Donald Trump's UK visit: Protests and praise

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:45
The BBC speaks to those who welcome - and those who oppose President Trump's visit to the UK this week.

St George's Cross back on Big Ben after renovation

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:21
Colour scheme on Parliament's clock tower is to revert to its original design as part of £61m repair.

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