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Saudi Arabia nears Typhoon jet deal with BAE

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 17:05
Saudi Arabia moves closer to a deal for 48 jets as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman wraps up a UK visit.

BME label insulting, says ex-minister Priti Patel

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 16:54
Former cabinet minister says common acronym for black and minority ethnic people is "insulting".

Saudi Arabia: Shura Council's Hoda Al-Helaissi on women's rights

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:54
A member of Saudi Arabia's Shura Council challenges how long it took for British women to achieve levels of equality.

Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek on the political Left

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 15:52
Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Zizek looked at how to rejuvenate the fortunes of left-leaning political parties.

Downing St 'concern' at MP bullying claims

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:07
PM's spokesman responds to a BBC Newsnight report into complaints Commons staff were bullied by MPs.

Single market row at Scottish Labour conference

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:21
The Scottish Labour leadership attempts to stop members voting on whether to back membership of the trading bloc.

UK ministers want temporary control of devolved areas post-Brexit

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:11
Ministers say they will need temporary control over 24 devolved areas after the UK leaves the EU.

John McDonnell: Ministers 'blind to austerity misery'

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:26
The shadow chancellor will say "abstract national figures" don't show "pain and misery" of spending cuts.

UK to seek exemption from US steel tariffs

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:24
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox will visit Washington to discuss President Trump's tariffs.

Talks on three-year pay deal for NHS staff 'positive'

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 05:58
Unions want a deal well above the 1% public sector pay cap imposed by ministers in recent years.

Ministers reject 'latte levy' on cups

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 03:09
The government says it is better for coffee shops to offer discounts to those who bring their own cups.

House of Commons Speaker John Bercow named in bullying claims

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 01:07
Newsnight learns of claims that Speaker John Bercow and two other MPs mistreated Commons employees.

Bullying probe

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 22:54
Newsnight uncovers problem of bullying and harassment at the House of Commons

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour 'a government in waiting'

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 22:00
Jeremy Corbyn says Labour is "preparing to go into government" ahead of the Scottish party conference in Dundee.

NI budget to include £410m from DUP deal

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:39
The budget for the next financial year also includes an above inflation increase in domestic rates.

Brexit study warns over chemical industry

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:09
The UK chemicals industry could be particularly hit by leaving the EU customs union, a report says.

Brexit: 'Ireland first,' says Tusk after Varadkar meeting

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 17:02
Risks to the peace process must be avoided at all costs, says Donald Tusk

Jess Phillips reads names of women 'killed by male violence'

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 16:02
Jess Phillips read out a list of women killed by male violence in the UK in the last year.

Sheridan fails in new bid to sue the News of the World

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:56
The ex-MSP and convicted perjurer won a defamation action against the now defunct newspaper in 2006.

Archbishop of Canterbury meets Saudi's crown prince

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 15:49
Mohammed bin Salman is due to discuss Yemen and Iran in further talks with Theresa May at Chequers.