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Ian Paisley 'broke rules' over Maldives family holiday

1 hour 52 min ago
Ian Paisley apologises after a parliamentary inquiry into 2016 trip but he will not face sanctions.

Boris Johnson 'misspoke' over North East Covid restrictions

2 hours 15 min ago
Boris Johnson apologises after failing to clarify the detail of new tighter coronavirus restrictions.

Brexit: MPs to vote again on government's plan

2 hours 39 min ago
A bill giving the UK the power to override parts of EU deal is set to pass, despite some Tory opposition.

Foreign butchers and bricklayers 'needed in UK'

3 hours 17 min ago
Shortages in social care staff are also highlighted in a report from government migration advisers.

Covid 19: Boris Johnson 'misspoke' over North East restrictions

3 hours 42 min ago
The UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson had been asked to clarify the rules after confusion over restrictions in north-east England.

Coronavirus: Johnson on help for adults find new jobs

4 hours 25 min ago
Coronavirus has “massively accelerated changes that were already happening in the UK economy”, the PM has said.

Covid-19: Government minister Gillian Keegan questioned over North East restrictions

4 hours 39 min ago
New Covid-19 restrictions in north-east England will affect about two million people from Wednesday.

Covid: Public spending rise could last longer

16 hours 4 min ago
The government must choose between more austerity and permanently higher spending, a think tank warns.

Coronavirus: Early pub closing 'putting shop workers at risk'

16 hours 40 min ago
Staff in stores selling alcohol after 10pm may be exposed to violence and infection, a union warns.

Covid: Adults without A-levels to be offered free college courses

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 22:34
The government offer will be available from April and aims to support jobseekers during the pandemic.

Covid: Hancock pressured to give MPs say over lockdown rules

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 17:53
MPs are calling for a say over lockdown restrictions before they come into force.

Liberal Democrats: Ed Davey on diversity in UK politics

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 17:37
The Liberal Democrat leader says it is “not easy” to talk about his experience of caring for his family.

Biodiversity: Boris Johnson signs United Nations pledge to tackle problem

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 17:17
PM Boris Johnson signs a UN pledge, saying UK government "absolutely committed" to global problem.

Claudia Webbe: Leicester MP charged with harassment

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:18
Claudia Webbe, the Labour MP for Leicester East, is due to appear in court in November.

Covid: Manchester mayor calls for 'urgent review' of 10pm closures

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:14
Greater Manchester mayor says the curfew is doing "more harm than good", but ministers defend it.

Brexit: Gove on UK-EU talks about exit deal

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:52
Talks in Brussels about implementing the UK-EU exit deal are described as “constructive” by Michael Gove.

Brexit: Sefcovic on Irish border issues for UK-EU trade deal

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 14:41
The UK position in trade talk negotiations is still "far apart from what the EU can accept", says the European Commission vice-president.

Covid: Labour MP apologises for calling pandemic 'good crisis'

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 13:17
Shadow education secretary Kate Green admitted her comments were "hurtful and offensive".

Covid: U-turn over post-curfew alcohol sales in Parliament

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 11:52
No alcohol will be sold after 10pm after it emerged Parliament is exempt from the hospitality curfew.

Covid in Scotland: 'Struggling' students told they can return home

Mon, 09/28/2020 - 11:34
Despite new guidelines Scotland's education minister does not expect a "mass exodus" from campuses.