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Climate change: Six questions about the Cumbria coal controversy

11 hours 56 min ago
Green groups are calling on the PM to cancel the project - but how was the decision reached?

Covid-19: Parties urged to suspend doorstep campaigning

13 hours 2 min ago
Leafleting and other political activities are "neither essential nor necessary", the government says.

Coronavirus: UK variant 'may be more deadly'

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 20:00
Evidence suggests the coronavirus variant that emerged in the UK may be more deadly as well as spread faster.

Covid: Senedd drinking a 'possible breach' of Wales alcohol ban

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 16:57
Politicians drank alcohol at the Welsh Parliament while it was banned in pubs, a probe finds.

English councils battling financial ruin

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 13:00
BBC correspondents look at why their local authorities are in trouble - and it isn't just Covid...

Cyber criminals publish more than 4,000 stolen Sepa files

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 06:11
Thousands of files hacked from Scotland's environment watchdog appear on the "dark web" after it rejected a ransom demand.

Covid-19: Ministers to consider £500 Covid payment to boost self-isolation rates

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 02:56
A leaked document outlines plans to encourage people with Covid symptoms to get tested and stay home.

Brexit: Retailers could burn goods stuck in EU

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 00:59
UK retailers may abandon goods EU customers want to return because it is cheaper than bringing them home.

Brexit: Nissan commits to keep making cars in Sunderland

Fri, 01/22/2021 - 00:07
The Japanese car maker has told the BBC its Sunderland plant is secure for the long term.

UK accused of 'petty' behaviour in EU diplomat row

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 19:52
Ex-ministers have criticised the UK for downgrading the diplomatic status of the EU's ambassador.

City of London statues removed over 'slavery link'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 18:16
Statues of William Beckford and Sir John Cass are to be removed from the Guildhall in Moorgate.

Covid: £800 house party fines to be introduced in England

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:55
Fines of £800 will be handed to anyone attending a house party of more than 15 people from next week.

Covid-19: NI lockdown to be extended until 5 March

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:32
The curbs may even continue until Easter, in an attempt to drive down Covid-19 case numbers.

Covid: 'Too early' to say if lockdown will end in spring - Boris Johnson

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:25
Boris Johnson says England's measures will be reviewed once the priority groups have had the vaccine.

Malware found on laptops given out by government

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:22
Suspicious files contacting Russian servers are thought to have been found on devices given to schools.

Licence fee decriminalisation 'under active consideration'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:21
The government publishes its response to a public consultation on licence fee evasion.

Could indyref2 be held without the UK's consent?

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 17:20
The Court of Session is being asked to rule on whether a deal with the UK government is needed for a referendum.

Covid: Labour attacks Sunak over strategy to help economy

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 14:47
The shadow chancellor claims her Tory counterpart has called the crisis wrong "time and again".

Michelle O'Neill: Joe Biden 'will be a good friend to us'

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 14:26
Northern Ireland's deputy first minister tells the BBC Joe Biden shares Sinn Féin's views on Brexit.

Brexit: Movement Assistance Scheme costs £330,000 in 20 days

Thu, 01/21/2021 - 14:03
The Movement Assistance Scheme helps businesses with the cost of moving food and plant products.

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