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Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 13:45
David Lidington clashed with Emily Thornberry over Brexit turmoil - here are the key bits.

Chequers Brexit plan is the best option available, Hague tells Tories

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:43
The ex-Tory leader says Theresa May's plan is the best realistic option and urges MPs to back it.

Labour tries to 'sanction' Esther McVey over Universal Credit

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 12:01
Labour says Esther McVey should be docked two weeks' pay for poor performance.

Trump Nato: Germany's defence spending attacked

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:08
The US leader suggests German imports of Russian natural gas are a security concern as Nato gathers.

Facebook scandal: 'Time is running out to fix breaches'

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 09:18
Information commissioner Elizabeth Denham says Facebook's fines will damage its reputation.

Why John Cleese is leaving the UK for Nevis

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:33
The Monty Python star blames newspapers and Brexit for his decision to relocate to the Caribbean.

Facebook faces £500,000 fine from UK data watchdog

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 00:09
The data protection watchdog plans to fine Facebook £500,000 over the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

Anti-Semitism row MP Naz Shah gets Labour role

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:56
Naz Shah, who was suspended two years ago for comments about Israel, is given equalities post.

Afghanistan: UK to send 440 more non-combat troops

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 22:32
The troops will be non-combat and will help Afghan forces working against the Taliban.

Brexit: What just happened?

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 21:53
Two big resignations, and the Prime Minster's Brexit plan is in the balance.

Tory vice-chairs quit over PM's Brexit plan

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:38
Maria Caulfield and Ben Bradley quit in protest at Theresa May's Chequers Brexit compromise plan.

A history of Conservative division over Europe

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 18:15
Since the end of World War Two, the Conservative Party has never been at ease with Europe.

Emergency Brexitcast

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:00
Laura Kuenssberg, Katya Adler, Chris Mason and Adam Fleming consider what happens next after a dramatic 24 hours of Brexit developments.

President Donald Trump talks of UK 'turmoil' ahead of visit

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:54
The US President says it is "up to the people, not up to me" whether Theresa May stays in office.

A global view

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 14:00
The resignation of Boris Johnson means Theresa May's days as prime minister are numbered, in the view of most pundits around the world.

Views from Kent Leave-supporting town on UK Brexit plan

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 13:07
Voters in Leave-voting Ramsgate are asked what they think about the handling of the UK's exit from the EU.

Lord Carrington, former foreign secretary, dies aged 99

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:46
The Conservative peer was the last surviving member of Churchill's 1950s government.

Obituary: Lord Carrington

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 12:43
Lord Carrington was the Conservative foreign secretary who oversaw the creation of Zimbabwe and resigned over the Falklands invasion.

Who's who guide

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:20
A guide to the members of Theresa May's cabinet.

Justice Secretary David Gauke: 'Back the PM or leave'

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 09:27
Justice Secretary David Gauke says the cabinet should support the prime minister.

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