Ian Paisley: DUP MP keeps seat after recall petition

The DUP MP keeps his seat after less than 10% of his constituents sign a petition to force a by-election. *Featured images and content are...

UK investigates WW2 shipwreck looting claims

The defence secretary says he is "very concerned" to hear claims that four wrecks in Asia had been targeted. *Featured images and content are taken...

Westminster crash: Raids after suspected terror attack

Searches take place in Birmingham and Nottingham as a man is held after a crash outside Parliament. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Theresa May in Scotland for talks with Nicola Sturgeon

Mrs May will face questions from the Scottish first minister about her Brexit plans while in Edinburgh. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Liam Fox: No deal most likely Brexit outcome for UK

No 10 insists it can get a good deal for the UK, after Liam Fox says chances of a no-deal are 60%. *Featured images and...

Labour action urged over Peter Willsman’s anti-Semitism remarks

Peter Willsman was recorded suggesting "Trump fanatics" are behind Labour anti-Semitism claims. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Politics News Full...

Theresa May heads to Austria for Brexit talks

The prime minister will meet the Austrian chancellor and Czech PM before heading off on holiday. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Anti-Semitism row: Labour will ‘get it right’ says Rebecca Long-Bailey

The shadow business secretary says her party has failed to deal quickly with anti-Semitism. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Brexit: Watchdog warns of need to issue driving permits

Up to seven million international permits will be needed if the UK and EU do not agree to recognise driving. *Featured images and content are...

Brexit: Government scrapes through Customs Bill votes

A minister quits as MPs back amendments tabled by Brexiteers by just three votes. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC...

Trump: Brexit plan ‘will probably kill’ US trade deal

The US president also says the ex-foreign secretary Boris Johnson "would make a great prime minister". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Theresa May to meet new-look cabinet amid Brexit turmoil

Theresa May is forced to carry out a reshuffle after a string of resignations over her Brexit strategy. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Boris Johnson tells PM she is suffocating Brexit ‘dream’

The PM says she was "surprised" by the foreign secretary's resignation after the cabinet had backed her Brexit plan. *Featured images and content are taken...

Brexit: Cabinet has duty to agree Brexit plan, says Theresa May

Ministers will hold key talks at Chequers to agree a blueprint for the UK's post-Brexit EU relationship. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Councils to be reimbursed after courts fee ‘error’

Councils are to be reimbursed after they were overcharged millions to recover unpaid council tax. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Hard or soft?

It's a crunch week for Brexit, but Britons are divided over what kind of deal they hope to see. *Featured images and content are taken...

40% of LGBT+ people face abuse, government survey says

The BBC's Jonathan Blake explains the results of the largest ever UK survey of LGBT+ people. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Windrush victims detained ‘unlawfully’ by Home Office

A 'fundamental change in the law' is needed to protect human rights, a parliamentary inquiry finds. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Arron Banks: Watchdog criticises charity set up by Leave.EU donor

The Love Saves the Day Foundation risked misleading the public about its activities, regulator says. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Government abandons community prison plan in favour of pilot scheme

Female offenders will be offered support in their communities rather than custodial sentences. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Politics...

Labour vows to curb Ministry of Defence outsourcing

The shadow defence secretary would bring poorly performing contracts in-house, she will say in a speech. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Probation system ‘a mess’ despite reforms, say MPs

Staff morale is at an "all-time low" and support for inmates leaving jail "wholly inadequate", MPs say. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Brexit: Theresa May vows ‘smooth and orderly’ EU exit

The prime minister promises more detail on future UK-EU relations as Brexit bill clears parliament. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Home Secretary Sajid Javid accuses EU on plans for UK expats

The home secretary says British expats' status after Brexit has not been made clear by the EU. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Commons set for Brexit vote showdown

MPs will vote on how much of a say Parliament should get if there is no Brexit deal. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Cannabis war ‘comprehensively lost’, says William Hague

The former Conservative leader urges his party to consider legalising recreational use of the drug. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

New Brexit defeat for government in Lords

Peers send the Brexit bill back to the House of Commons after backing a greater role for Parliament. *Featured images and content are taken from...

NHS funding: PM calls for 10-year plan to spend cash

PM wants NHS to ensure "every penny" is well spent - but questions continue on how the increase will be funded. *Featured images and content...

Brexit: MPs reject bid to stay in EEA amid Labour revolt

Calls for the UK to remain in the European Economic Area are voted down, as 90 Labour MPs rebel. *Featured images and content are taken...

Brexit: MPs says PM must honour ‘assurances’ over Parliament’s role

MPs say the PM must honour "assurances" to give them more say but ministers won't guarantee action. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Brexit backer Arron Banks to face MPs over Russia claims

The Leave.EU donor says claims Russia backed his campaign are part of a "fake news narrative". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Leave.EU donor Arron Banks ‘must explain Russia link’

It is reported that leave campaigner Arron Banks held undisclosed meetings with Russia in 2016. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Brexit: Rebel Tory MPs urged to back May in EU votes

Senior figures rally behind Theresa May as Labour urges Tory rebels to help amend key EU legislation. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Military boss defends RAF bombings of IS

The RAF is "meticulous" in trying to avoid civilian casualties when targeting IS, Sir Stuart Peach says. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Tories have not tackled Islamophobia, Conservative Muslim Forum says

The party is focused on winning votes rather than taking action, the chairman of the party's Muslim forum says. *Featured images and content are taken...

Heathrow Airport: Cabinet set for new runway decision

If approved, plans for a third runway are likely to be debated and voted upon in the coming weeks. *Featured images and content are taken...

Abortion will prompt nationalists to vote DUP claims Foster

But Sinn Fein says its policy on abortion will not lead to supporters switching parties. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

US tariffs: Steel and aluminium levies slapped on key allies

The EU, Canada and Mexico vow to retaliate, saying the US action is totally unacceptable. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

Muslim group tells Tories to ‘remove Islamophobia from party’

The Muslim Council of Britain calls for "racists and bigots" to be removed from the party. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Caroline Lucas to step down as Green Party co-leader

The Brighton Pavilion MP says the party will remain a "bold alternative" under a new leadership. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Brexit: UK official warns EU over talks ‘insult’

A senior EU official describes the UK's negotiating position as a "fantasy", after talks in Brussels. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...

Tax rises needed ‘to prevent NHS misery’

Influential economists argue 4% extra a year is needed - and tax rises are the only way to pay for that. *Featured images and content...

Brexit: Hammond rejects business calls for customs union

The chancellor tells the CBI that alternatives are "works in progress" but a solution will be found. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Ken Livingstone to quit Labour amid anti-Semitism row

The ex-London mayor, suspended over anti-Semitism claims, says he is "sorry for offence he caused". *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source:...

UK’s clean car goal ‘not ambitious enough’

An industry expert says petrol and diesel cars should be banned by 2030 or 2035, not 2040. *Featured images and content are taken from the...

Grenfell: Abbott and Raab on cladding ban

Diane Abbott asks the housing minister if he would live in a house with combustible cladding, after Grenfell. *Featured images and content are taken from...

Grenfell Tower: Government review ‘won’t urge cladding ban’

Dame Judith Hackitt will publish her government report into building regulations on Thursday. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Politics...

MPs criticise government clean energy policies

Two parliamentary committees say ill-thought out policies have driven down clean energy investment. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective sites/sources Source: BBC Politics...

Holyrood set to reject Westminster Brexit powers bill

SNP, Labour, Green and Lib Dem MSPs are expected to unite to formally refuse consent for the EU Withdrawal Bill. *Featured images and content are...

MPs criticise ‘unrealistic’ MoD plans

Ministry of Defence's 10-year spending plan faces a shortfall of between £4.9bn and £20.8bn, say MPs. *Featured images and content are taken from the respective...