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UK pledges £400m to Syrian crisis

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 02:04
Funds will provide essential aid to those living in Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries.

Margaret Thatcher: PM sent alternative medicines by Cartland

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:50
Romance novelist Barbara Cartland sent her alternative medicine, newly released files reveal.

Leonard: Workers 'let down by the system'

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 00:31
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard is to focus on workers rights in his conference speech.

Mansfield Labour mayoral candidate suspended in anti-Semitism probe

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 19:15
Sean McCallum had been announced as the party's candidate as the mayor of Mansfield.

International Women's Day: Reporter challenges PM over questions

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:33
Theresa May has been criticised after only taking one question from a woman during a news conference on International Women’s Day.

International Women's Day: The first woman to sit in Parliament

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 16:49
In 1919, Lady Nancy Astor became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons.

Anti-Semitism row: Labour peers say response is a political failure

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 16:47
Peers accuse Jeremy Corbyn of a failure of leadership and "diminishing" Labour's moral authority.

Big Brexit vote: What you need to know

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 15:01
MPs are gearing up for a big vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal on Tuesday - here are the basics.

Scots teacher strike off after pay offer

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 14:16
The EIS has cancelled a strike ballot and will urge members to accept the improved offer from the Scottish government.

Lord Prescott does an impression of Gordon Brown

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 13:52
Speaking about his time as deputy PM, Lord Prescott does an impression of Gordon Brown, in characteristically blunt style.

Brexit: Will Self and Mark Francois on racists and anti-Semites

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 13:44
Tempers rise in the Politics Live studio over voting in the EU referendum leading to quite a stare-off between an author and Tory MP.

Westminster and Brexit political review: Simon McCoy

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:28
Giving away a few TV secrets, Simon McCoy presents a round-up of the political week, and reveals his passion for a certain Germanic wine.

Andrea Leadsom urged to apologise for Islamophobia response

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:19
Labour MP says minister's response "played into the idea that Muslims born in our country are foreigners".

Karen Bradley: NI secretary's position is 'untenable'

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:38
The sister of a man who was shot dead by the Army calls for the NI secretary to resign over her controversial remarks.

The Movement: Steve Bannon role in 2019 EU elections

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 10:58
Strategist Steve Bannon, credited with helping get Donald Trump into the White House, turns his attention to European politics and the EU elections in May 2019.

Heads angry at minister's school funding 'snub'

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 07:44
The education secretary refused to meet head teachers to discuss concerns about school funding.

Government's worries over backdoors in Huawei’s 5G tech castle

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 06:52
One potential problem with next-gen mobile technology may have more to do with castles than you’d expect.

Corbyn to open Scottish Labour conference

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 01:10
Jeremy Corbyn is to address delegates in Dundee on the first day of the Scottish Labour conference.

International Women's Day: What's left for feminists to fight?

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 00:04
Gemma Abbott of Free Periods, Sam Smethers of the Fawcett Society, and writer and activist Nimco Ali on their campaigns.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Iranian-Briton to get diplomatic protection

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:35
The case of the jailed dual national will now become a formal legal dispute between Britain and Iran.