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Brexit: May urges EU to agree backstop changes

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:34
The prime minister will implore the EU to help her get her Brexit deal through the Commons, days before MPs vote.

Economy 'needs more women entrepreneurs'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 22:30
More female-run businesses could give the UK economy a £250bn boost, a new report says.

Indyref2: Jeremy Hunt says UK government will refuse permission

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:27
The foreign secretary says the UK will "of course" refuse to give permission for a second independence referendum.

Amber Rudd apologises over 'coloured woman' comment

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 15:01
Diane Abbott says Amber Rudd's use of the word "coloured" was "outdated" and "offensive".

Karen Bradley offers apology for NI security force killings comments

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 13:16
Karen Bradley said that she did not intend any offence when she said deaths caused by the security forces were "not crimes".

Brexit: Deadline looms as ministers push for changes to deal

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:56
EU officials call for the UK to suggest an “acceptable” plan to resolve the Irish backstop impasse.

Knife crime must be tackled from police funds - Hammond

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:16
Police chiefs asked for Treasury cash to pay for more officers, following a spate of fatal stabbings.

Brexit: Cox ensuring 'codpiece in full working order'

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:21
In a lighter Brexit moment, Attorney General Geoffrey Cox makes reference to his role in trying to make changes to the Northern Ireland backstop.

Anti-Semitism: Labour faces possible human rights probe

Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:23
Labour may have unlawfully discriminated against Jewish people, says the UK human rights watchdog.

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn 'reaches out' to Tory MPs over Norway plan

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 23:46
The Labour leader says stopping no-deal is his priority after meeting Tory MPs to discuss Norway plan.

Why did Corbyn talk Brexit with Tory MPs?

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 23:29
Jeremy Corbyn tells the BBC's Ben Wright why he met a group of Tory MPs to discuss their alternative plan for a Norway-style relationship with the EU.

Brexit: UK urged to table 'acceptable' backstop remedies

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 21:16
EU officials call for fresh proposals by Friday ahead of next week's vote by MPs on the deal.

Karen Bradley faces calls to resign over Troubles comments

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 19:12
Karen Bradley is facing calls to resign for saying Army killings during the Troubles were "not crimes".

Government will audit how Eurotunnel spends £33m settlement

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 19:05
The Department for Transport will ensure a £33m settlement benefits "the wider economy".

Government vows to protect women from unwanted penis photos

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 18:01
Women in England and Wales could be protected from explicit smartphone images under government plans.

Baby Grace is sick on Nicola Sturgeon

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:53
Baby Grace thanks Nicola Sturgeon for funding for perinatal mental health services by vomiting on the first minister.

Brexit: Steve Brine on future UK-EU relationship

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:34
Steve Brine describes the remaining EU nations as "friends" of the UK, as he criticises some of his Tory colleagues.

Brexit: Liam Fox and Matt Western on UK economy and EU deal

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:34
The international trade secretary rejects the label of a "residual economy" for the UK if it leaves the EU without a deal.

Tory councillors in East Staffordshire quit over Islamophobia row

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 17:08
The two representatives were accused of sharing offensive Facebook posts about Labour's Sadiq Khan.

Suspicious package found at Parliament

Wed, 03/06/2019 - 16:24
The authorities are investigating a suspicious package found near an entrance to the House of Lords.