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MP: My daughter will need an organ donor

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 14:02
Labour's Julie Elliott talks about how her daughter's diagnosis with a serious kidney disease affected her views on organ donation laws.

Tony Blair makes the case for another EU referendum

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:02
Former prime minister Tony Blair makes the case for a referendum on the UK's final Brexit deal.

Plastic straws could be banned, suggests Michael Gove

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 12:25
The environment secretary suggests outlawing plastic straws could be easier after Brexit.

Bid to change organ law 'could save 500 lives a year'

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 11:19
Up to 500 people a year could get a "second chance" at life with new donor consent laws, MPs are told.

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson unaware of Sinn Fein 'legacy deal'

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:27
Sir Jeffery Donaldson says he did not know of funding deal for backlog of Troubles-related inquests.

RBS reports first profit in 10 years

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:21
The taxpayer-owned bank has reported an annual profit for the first time since the financial crisis.

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says government wants to find a 'different way' for trade

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:14
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says government wants to find a 'different way' for trade.

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK will not stay in customs union

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 09:03
Minister says the UK will find a "different way" to ensure "frictionless trade" after Brexit.

Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 08:08
Mistakes made by the NHS in England could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.

Labouring over Brexit

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 20:40
BBC political correspondent Iain Watson on Labour's Brexit policy 'evolution'.

The iconic CND symbol is 60-years-old

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:28
Gerald Holtom unveiled his design on a protest march against Britain's production of the atom bomb.

Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 18:12
Should doctors continue to hand over names and addresses to immigration officers, asks the NHS in England.

Conservative and Labour bid to attract dog and cat lovers

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 16:18
Political parties have been talking quite a bit about animal welfare, in a bid to win over the millions of pet owners who vote.

Ex-UKIP leader Henry Bolton and Jo Marney: We're not racists

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:47
Henry Bolton has quit UKIP the party says, as he appears alongside girlfriend Jo Marney on the ITV sofa.

McDonnell: UK economy suffering 'chronic illness'

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:45
Working people are suffering the worst living standards in generations, John McDonnell says.

MPs moving private phone chats from WhatsApp to Confide

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:33
Some MPs are reportedly moving their private phone chats from WhatsApp, which has been used in recent years, to a new app.

No agreement after Scottish Brexit talks

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 14:28
But both sides say progress has been made in the question of what happens to powers that return from Brussels.

UK economic growth revised downwards

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:07
Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.

Migration figures: Record numbers of EU nationals leaving UK

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:05
An estimated 130,000 EU citizens emigrated in the year to September, the highest number since 2008.

Baroness Paisley: DUP 'as much to blame' for stalemate

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:11
Baroness Paisley says the Stormont crisis would not have happened under her husband and Martin McGuiness.