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Houses of Parliament to scrap plastic bottles, bags and sachets

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:53
Plastic bottles, bags, cups and cutlery will be virtually eliminated from the Palace of Westminster.

Brexit: UK to publish blueprint for future EU relations

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:46
The publication, ahead of next month's key EU summit, will extend to more than 100 pages.

Leveson: MPs vote for second time against re-opening press inquiry

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:26
MPs vote for the second time in a week not to re-open the Leveson inquiry after further concessions.

Sharing of school pupils' data put on hold

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:21
The move follows criticism of the handling of personal information in the national pupil database.

EU paid Airbus billions in illegal subsidies, WTO rules

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:18
The World Trade Organisation rules the EU paid illegal aid to the European planemaker, paving the way for trade tariffs.

Peter Taylor

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:59
Veteran BBC journalist Peter Taylor talks to dissident republicans and NI's top policeman about Brexit and what its consequences could mean.

UK urges 'greater restraint' by Israel after Gaza violence

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:16
Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt says the UK wants an investigation into the Gaza violence.

Left-wing internet phrases: gammon, melts and slugs

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 15:00
Radio 4 announcer Kathy Clugston cooks up a Daily Politics guide to left-wing online slang.

Thornberry and Burt on Gaza violence

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:04
Labour condemns "horrific massacre" in Gaza as the government says it will not take sides.

Electoral Commission wants tougher power to get documents quickly

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:04
The Electoral Commission says it would like to obtain documents quicker during investigations.

Year-long pay squeeze comes to an end

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:49
Wages are rising faster than inflation for the first time in more than a year, official figures show.

'Skype councillor' wants electoral change after moving 400 miles away

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:40
Donald Adey has moved 400 miles away from his constituency, but still plans to represent it.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: Johnson 'must raise case with Iran'

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 08:17
The husband of jailed mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe says she is facing possible new charges.

Jack Sargeant denies claims against late father, Carl

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 00:50
Carl Sargeant was found dead days after allegations he acted inappropriately towards women had emerged.

Holyrood set to reject Westminster Brexit powers bill

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 00:35
SNP, Labour, Green and Lib Dem MSPs are expected to unite to formally refuse consent for the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Face recognition police tools 'staggeringly inaccurate'

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 00:05
Privacy group Big Brother Watch says failure rates for the technology are "staggering".

Grenfell campaigners 'won the argument' over inquiry panel

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 23:06
The government says it will not "hang around" in making changes to the inquiry panel after a U-turn.

Lords back fresh Leveson inquiry in government defeat

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 20:12
Peers back part two of the inquiry days after ministers see off a challenge in the Commons.

PSNI chief constable disputes PM's 'terrorists' claim

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 18:46
George Hamilton says official figures dispute Theresa May's claim that terrorists are not being pursued.

Tessa Jowell was the best of us - Speaker John Bercow

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:45
Speaker John Bercow leads Commons tributes to Tessa Jowell - a "stellar, progressive, change-maker".

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