Urbi et Orbi: Pope calls for peace for Jerusalem

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Ban sale of mini mobile phones, justice secretary says

Online retailers should ban the sale of miniature mobile phones designed to be smuggled into prisons, the justice secretary has said. David Lidington said...

Diane Abbott: Listen to CBI and NHS' on Brexit migration

Public services and businesses would be in a "terrible position" if there was a big reduction in migration post-Brexit, Labour's Diane Abbott has told...

Irish government to repair relationship with the DUP

The Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he intends to restore his government's relationship with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Speaking to RTÉ Mr...

Michelle O'Neill believes the Executive can be restored

Sinn Féin's Stormont leader said she is hopeful that the institutions at Stormont can be restored.Speaking to BBC's Sunday Politics Michelle O'Neill said she...

Brexit: Theresa May says she 'will not be derailed'

The prime minister has said the government is "proving the doubters wrong" with its Brexit negotiations.EU leaders agreed talks can move on to the...

What Question Time made of Brexit vote defeat

The last Question Time of the year saw Conservative Nicky Morgan and Labour's Rebecca Long-Bailey joined on the panel by Professor Robert Winston, comedian...

Christmas truce?

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EU 'has east-west split' on migrant quotas

EU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants, as they begin a summit in Brussels.Summit chairman Donald Tusk called mandatory...

Brexit is unstoppable and MPs will not block it, says Boris Johnson

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says defeat in the Commons will not "for one second stop Brexit or stop the Brexit process". Brexit is unstoppable and...

Brexit: 'Rebel' MP on why he voted against Tory party line

The government lost a vote on a change to the bill that'll take the UK out of the EU. Why? Part of the reason...

Michael Gove: From Cameron to Johnson and dogs

Michael Gove was described as having stabbed Tory party leadership rival Boris Johnson in the front, adding to a reputation as a ruthless politician...

Wacky jumpers and jokes – this year's MPs' Christmas cards

'Tis the season to be jolly - and for some MPs, sending out Christmas cards is a chance to poke some fun at themselves...

Chris Williamson on Jeremy Corbyn negative press coverage

Jeremy Corbyn was awarded a peace prize last Friday, but some of his supporters took to social media unhappy this was not covered by...

Theresa May: We've won 35 out of 36 votes on EU Withdrawal Bill

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK remains "on course for Brexit" as she arrives at a Brussels summit, the day after losing...

Family of eight 'on £1.60 a day'

A family of eight have been left to live on £1.60 a day after being wrongly advised to claim Universal Credit, an MP has...

Deporting EU rough sleepers from UK unlawful, High Court rules

A Home Office policy of removing EU citizens found sleeping rough on UK streets is unlawful and must stop, the High Court has ruled.A...

Britain First's Paul Golding and Jayda Fransen arrested

The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been re-arrested after appearing in a Belfast court over a speech she gave in the...

Brexit bill: May heads to Brussels after EU vote loss

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Post-Brexit EU aid warning from First Minister Carwyn Jones

It would be unacceptable if EU aid is replaced by a Westminster-run system, First Minister Carwyn Jones has warned.He said a regional funding scheme...

Natural Resources Wales' budget squeeze warning

Wales' environment watchdog needs more clarity from Welsh Government about its role and future funding, said its head.Natural Resources Wales (NRW) chairwoman Diane McCrea...

Is it game over for Brexit?

The government lost a key vote, and it's a big deal. Is it game over for Brexit? Source: Politics

Brexit bill: Government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

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The moment defeat on Brexit vote was announced

The government has been narrowly defeated in a key vote on its Brexit bill after a rebellion by Tory MPs. The moment defeat on Brexit...

UKIP AM Gareth Bennett barred over 'hateful' remarks

UKIP AM Gareth Bennett has been barred from speaking in Senedd debates in 2018 following a speech about transgender rights.Mr Bennett refused to apologise...

Labour reprimands Kezia Dugdale over I'm a Celebrity

Scottish Labour has given its former leader a written warning over her controversial appearance on I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!.But the...

Activist says Labour has shown 'lack of respect' over harassment case

A female Labour activist has accused the party of showing her a lack of respect over her harassment complaint against veteran MP Kelvin Hopkins....

DUP MP on mission to keep Christ in Christmas

A Democratic Unionist Party MP is on a mission to persuade people to "keep Christ in their Christmas".Jim Shannon has tabled a motion in...

Looking forward

Members of the European Parliament have been voting on last week's Brexit deal during their monthly meeting in Strasbourg.Their view is important, because MEPs...

Westminster rape trial: Samuel Armstrong 'victim gave story to press'

A woman who claims she was raped by an MP's chief of staff in Westminster gave the story to journalists hours after the alleged...

Chuka Umunna fears being pushed off a Tube platform

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Theresa May 'dancing to EU's tune' over Brexit, says Farage

The UK has "danced to the EU's tune" during the Brexit negotiations, former UKIP leader Nigel Farage has claimed.In a debate in Strasbourg, he...

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have gone head-to-head in their weekly House of Commons Prime Minister's Questions clash. What happened?Westminster may be buzzing with...

Deal agreed in EU fishing talks

A deal has been reached over fishing quotas in EU waters, with increases for North Sea cod, haddock and monkfish. Following negotiations in Brussels,...

Armed forces veterans to get ID to recognise 'sacrifice'

British armed forces veterans could have their driving licences stamped with a "V", as part of plans to improve the recognition of their service.The...

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