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Boris Johnson orders action to stop measles spread

1 hour 2 min ago
A fall in uptake of the MMR vaccine means the UK has lost its measles-free status.

Jeremy Corbyn: General election will stop Brexit 'crisis'

5 hours 20 min ago
A general election would be the "change of direction" the UK needs, the Labour leader will say later.

Brexit: Sinn Féin criticise PM after no-deal dossier leak

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 18:34
DUP leader Arlene Foster says she believes the dossier is "outdated" and leaked to undermine the PM.

No-deal Brexit dossier shows worst-case scenario - Gove

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 16:05
No deal planning has been accelerated, Michael Gove says, as a leaked government document warns of food and drug shortages.

Police Scotland spend £7m on Brexit contingency planning

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 14:16
A report on the force's plans names civil unrest as the biggest issue it faces in preparing to leave the EU.

Michael Brown regrets 'stupid' £2.4m Lib Dem donation

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 05:09
Michael Brown says his 2005 gift of £2.4m - a party record - led to recognition and pain for his family.

Brexit: PM to tell EU leaders to renegotiate deal

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 04:33
Boris Johnson will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron later this week.

Brexit: Not leaving EU would betray democracy - Andrew RT Davies

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 00:20
Andrew RT Davies says not delivering Brexit would be a "danger to the fabric of the United Kingdom".

Brexit: Tory MP Oliver Letwin rejects Corbyn as caretaker PM

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 09:56
But Oliver Letwin urges talks in the Commons to prevent the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal.

Sajid Javid will 'simplify' the tax system in first Budget

Sat, 08/17/2019 - 05:26
The chancellor says he is a "low tax guy" and he wants to see "simpler" taxes when he delivers his Budget.

Labour promises to tackle 'retail apocalypse'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:42
The party wants to give councils powers to fill empty shops to avert the creation of "ghost streets".

PM's partner Carrie Symonds makes first speech since No 10 move

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 21:05
Boris Johnson's partner, who joined him in Downing Street in July, addresses a wildlife event.

Carrie Symonds: What will her role be as PM's partner?

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 20:29
Boris Johnson's partner is in No 10 - but will her role be different to previous PMs' spouses?

Ken Clarke: I wouldn't rule out becoming prime minister

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:49
Ex-chancellor says he'd be willing to lead "a government of national unity" to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn 'open to' law forcing Brexit delay

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 17:02
The Labour leader could push for an extension of Article 50, the BBC learns.

Boris Johnson pays tribute to police officer killed

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:47
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has described the killing of PC Andrew Harper as "mindless and brutal".

Jeremy Corbyn hails Wales' lead in 'green revolution'

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:06
Labour leader restates support for renewable energy schemes to "transform society" and create jobs.

Home Office role in 'Woke' Muslim social network revealed

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:26
The network on Facebook and Instagram helps combat online radicalisation, says Home Office.

Jo Swinson: Clarke and Harman prepared to lead emergency government

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:57
Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson says the senior Tory and Labour MPs are both prepared to be caretaker PMs.

Strength of British military falls for ninth year

Fri, 08/16/2019 - 04:58
The government is accused of "running down" the military, as figures show a further drop in numbers.

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