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Coronavirus: Year groups kept isolated in back-to-school plan

14 min 56 sec ago
Safety plans to be announced for England's schools in autumn will be based on separate "bubbles".

Russia report: Intelligence committee faces credibility challenge

6 hours 38 min ago
The effectiveness of the committee, which has not sat since the 2019 election, has been questioned in the past.

Coronavirus: UK travel quarantine rules 'not worth it', says Theresa Villiers

8 hours 21 min ago
Only a tiny number of fines have been handed out and a former minister says the policy is not working.

Coronavirus: Scottish government to announce 2m rule decision

8 hours 45 min ago
Many pubs, restaurants and other businesses want the distance reduced before they reopen later this month.

Stars back plea to support UK live music industry

9 hours 7 min ago
Liam Gallagher, Dua Lipa and Sir Paul McCartney sign letter warning government of Covid-19 impact.

Loot boxes: Lords call for 'immediate' gambling regulation

9 hours 14 min ago
Loot boxes, skins and player packs should be regulated immediately, says a Lords committee.

Robert Jenrick: MPs say minister made 'serious mistakes' in planning case

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 21:00
Housing committee says it "respectfully disagrees" with the PM that Westferry planning case is closed.

Coronavirus: All lockdown fines 'should be reviewed' - MPs group

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:42
Police chiefs are under fire from cross-party group over "unlawful" and "discriminatory" fines.

Kirsty Blackman steps down as SNP deputy at Westminster

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:22
The MP is taking a step back for mental health reasons and will still continue to serve her Aberdeen constituency

Tory peer lambasts 'discriminatory' attendance fee cut

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 16:58
Lord Shinkwin says a decision to halve the Lords allowance has left him thousands of pounds in debt.

Coronavirus: English councils face 'funding gap of £7.4bn'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:01
Vital local services could be cut unless further funding is found, local authorities say.

PMQs: Starmer and Johnson on UK jobs and economy

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:21
Sir Keir Starmer calls for an extension to the furlough scheme, amid rising job losses in the coronavirus pandemic.

PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on government spending

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:19
The SNP's Westminster leader accuses Boris Johnson of not providing support "for the most vulnerable in our society".

PMQs: Starmer and Johnson on Leicester coronavirus lockdown

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:17
The Labour leader asks why the government took 11 days to acts on warnings of a coronavirus outbreak.

PMQs: Dorans and Johnson on WPC Yvonne Fletcher killing

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:13
The SNP's Allan Dorans asks the PM to open an inquiry into the fatal shooting outside the Libyan embassy in 1984.

Hong Kong: Raab to set out UK's response to 'anti-protest' law

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:22
The UK has vowed to support British overseas passport holders as "anti-protest" law takes effect.

Hexham MP Guy Opperman 'devastated' at twin boys' deaths

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:07
Guy Opperman thanks NHS doctors and nurses for trying to save the lives of his newborn sons.

Universities on losing UK and foreign students

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:58
The coronavirus pandemic could see universities losing staff with the loss of fees from domestic, and particularly foreign, students.

Bobby Storey funeral: Arlene Foster calls for Michelle O'Neill to apologise

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:45
The first minster says Michelle O'Neill's attendance undermined the executive's work to tackle Covid-19.

Coronavirus: Data needed quicker to target local outbreaks, say doctors

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 08:15
The call from doctors follows a lockdown in Leicester, amid a rise in Covid-19 cases.

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