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Sir Philip Green sends legal warning to MP Frank Field over BHS pension deal

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 22:05
The tycoon warns that the MP should read the lawyers' letter "very very carefully".

Stormont talks: Foster sets out proposal for NI Assembly return

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 20:19
Arlene Foster says her plan is a "common-sense solution" to the ongoing power-sharing deadlock.

Disability assessors 'lack right skills'

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 19:35
Anastasia, a wheelchair user, says she was asked ridiculous questions in her disability assessment.

North Korean ambassador summoned by the UK

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:14
A foreign office minister met the country's ambassador to condemn its latest missile test.

Brexit hard grind

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 16:00
Diplomatic decorum could not conceal big gaps between the EU and UK, Kevin Connolly reports.

The Tory Momentum?

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 14:05
Is a Conservative version of Momentum the answer to address the party's lack of appeal to young voters?

No decisive progress on Brexit - Barnier

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:38
Brussels and the UK are still “quite far” apart after talks, Europe's chief Brexit negotiator says.

Priti Patel announces reduced UK aid to Nigeria

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:59
North-east Nigeria has been devastated by Boko Haram attacks, with 8.5 million people needing aid.

Electoral ambitions

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 10:34
Theresa May's claim she plans to fight the next election has caused a stir - but has anything changed?

Tory MPs sceptical about PM’s election ambitions

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 08:57
Some Conservative MPs say they do not believe the prime minister's claim she could fight the next general election.

Labour's Kezia Dugdale ‘outed as gay against her will’

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:40
The former Scottish Labour leader says quotes about her sexuality were published against her wishes.

Theresa May insists she is 'here for the long term'

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:36
The prime minister says she wants to lead the Conservatives into another general election.

Nicola Sturgeon to set out economic strategy

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:04
The first minister will warn that Scotland must be "more ambitious" in building a stronger economy.

Education charity warns of 30 hour free childcare 'chaos'

Thu, 08/31/2017 - 00:04
A survey by an education charity suggests three-quarters of nurseries feel the free childcare offer is underfunded.

Theresa May to lead Conservatives into next general election

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 22:05
The prime minister told the BBC she would lead her party into the next general election.

Ex-MP Harvey Proctor seeks assurances over sex abuse inquiry

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 21:53
Harvey Proctor says the child sex abuse inquiry should not give legal status to his former accuser.

Lord Hague says election result risks 'worse' Brexit deal

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 13:39
The UK will pay a "bigger price" because of the Tories' failure to win outright, ex-leader says.

Corbyn ally rules out Scottish Labour leadership bid

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 12:25
Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally in Scotland confirms he will not stand in the contest to replace Kezia Dugdale.

The contenders

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 11:23
A look at the most likely candidates to replace Kezia Dugdale as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.

Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit and Japan

Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:19
The PM is asked about the UK's post-EU relationship with Japan as she begins a trip to the country.