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Lib Dems: Give parents Covid catch-up vouchers to spend

4 hours 39 min ago
Sir Ed Davey will use his conference speech to call for a fairer deal for carers, parents and business.

Labour Party conference: 'Unacceptable that anybody feels unsafe', says Khan

4 hours 43 min ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan says it is unacceptable that anybody feels unsafe going to Labour Party conference.

Covid inquiry: Prof Hugh Pennington warns against Wales-only probe

10 hours 13 min ago
Prof Hugh Pennington, who chaired the 2005 E. coli inquiry, says it would cause "enormous overlap".

Boris Johnson to call for climate action at UN assembly

12 hours 17 min ago
Boris Johnson will also visit the White House for the first time since Joe Biden became US President.

Aukus: Liz Truss hails defence pact amid French criticism

13 hours 57 min ago
The deal will make the UK safer and could create hundreds of jobs, the new foreign secretary says.

Nadine Dorries: Best-selling author, nurse, reality star and, now, cabinet minister

15 hours 47 min ago
Mistrusted by some in the arts, the new culture secretary is said by a colleague to be "up for the fight".

UK security planning loose and lacks oversight, MPs and peers say

15 hours 51 min ago
Events in Afghanistan highlighted "serious weaknesses" in the government's approach, a committee says.

Gas price rises prompt urgent government talks

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:54
There are concerns the high price of wholesale gas could have a far-reaching impact on the economy.

Lib Dem conference: Sir Ed Davey gambles on targeting Tories

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 01:28
The Lib Dems are facing a battle to get heard at their online conference but they are in good spirits.

More than half of Department for Transport cars still diesel

Sat, 09/18/2021 - 00:57
Figures show the department in charge of the transition away from diesel still relies on the fuel.

US politician Nancy Pelosi heads to Chorley, Lancashire for G7 summit

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 19:02
The Lancashire town is hosting a meeting of presiding officers - including the US Speaker of the House.

Lord Bethell: Peer leaves ministerial post amid emails controversy

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 18:53
Lord Bethell is facing criticism for using personal accounts to conduct government business.

UK travel update: Amber list scrapped in overhaul of travel rules

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 17:17
Fully vaccinated travellers will also no longer need to take PCR tests, says the transport secretary.

Sajid Javid on keeping cabinet job: My mum's pleased

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:51
Health Secretary Sajid Javid speaks to the BBC's Nick Robinson about this week's cabinet reshuffle.

Brexit: Imperial units only part of laws revamp, says No 10

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 16:35
Downing Street says a review of EU rules on measures is just one element of its post-Brexit agenda.

Dorman Long tower to be destroyed after listed status revoked

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 14:31
Nadine Dorries strips Historic England protection from the 1950s Dorman Long building.

NI100: Michael D Higgins defends decision not to attend centenary event

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 13:45
Michael D Higgins says the title of the church service to held in Armagh had become "political".

M25 protests: Priti Patel calls activists 'selfish'

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 13:27
Further protests are taking place on the London orbital motorway, as well as the M1, M3 and M11.

Boris Johnson: 'I've seen a few delivery rooms'

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 12:21
Boris Johnson jokes about how many children he has at cabinet meeting.

Lib Dem conference: Call to scrap Covid laws in pitch for Tory voters

Fri, 09/17/2021 - 11:55
Sir Ed Davey's party is targeting Conservative votes as its conference gets under way.

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