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Windrush anniversary celebrated at Westminster Abbey

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:49
Westminster Abbey event celebrates the Caribbean migrants who helped rebuild post-war Britain.

EU tariffs on US goods come into force

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:23
The European Union has gone ahead with retaliatory duties against $2.8bn worth of US-made products.

No-deal Brexit plans discussed at British Irish Council

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:21
Leo Varadkar says he is still confident a deal can be struck but is making contingency plans.

Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 07:40
The European planemaker says no-deal Brexit would force it to reconsider its investments in the UK.

MPs to investigate 'fast fashion' impact

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:14
The fashion industry's sustainability and how it can be remodelled will be put under the spotlight.

Probation system 'a mess' despite reforms, say MPs

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:11
Staff morale is at an "all-time low" and support for inmates leaving jail "wholly inadequate", MPs say.

What are tariffs and how do they affect us?

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:09
As a trade war becomes an increasing risk, how do governments use tariffs in international commerce?

Sturgeon to hold talks with UK government

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 00:00
The meeting will be the first since she accused Westminster of "ripping up" the devolution settlement.

Hammond: Treasury not the 'enemy of Brexit'

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 21:21
Chancellor tells City the UK needs to protect patterns of trade with EU "built up over decades".

Beer in memory of first woman MP in Yorkshire

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:37
Yorkshire's first female MP is remembered with a rhubarb-themed beer named after her, and now on sale in the House of Commons.

Naz Shah's wheelchair vote prompts calls for Commons reform

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:46
Naz Shah was told she had to vote in person during the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: MPs can't delay Brexit

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:28
The chair of European Research Group says there is no legal basis for any Brexit delay.

Greg Hands quits as minister over Heathrow expansion

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:12
Greg Hands resigns as a minister to vote against plans to expand Heathrow Airport.

UK media coverage of Tommy Robinson jailed for contempt

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:11
Why was Tommy Robinson's court case reported around the world, but not so much in the British media?

Brexit: 'You are not alone', Juncker tells Irish government

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 12:06
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pledged to continue supporting Ireland.

UK government borrowing falls more than expected

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 09:43
Public sector borrowing fell to £5bn in May, down £2bn from a year earlier, official figures show.

Northern Ireland councils 'need more power'

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 06:36
A report says "the time is right" to extend the responsibilities of councils.

Upskirting bill to be introduced by the government

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 05:32
Proposed law creating new offence to go before MPs a week after bill defeated by one objection.

Brexit: Theresa May vows 'smooth and orderly' EU exit

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:44
The prime minister promises more detail on future UK-EU relations as Brexit bill clears parliament.

Harassment probe over shamed MSP Mark McDonald to be published

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 02:12
Holyrood's standards committee is to publish a report from the ethics watchdog on former minister Mark McDonald.