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Tory leadership: Rory Stewart rejects 'continuity May' description

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:48
Rory Stewart says his social media campaign has meant he's through to the second round of the Conservative leadership race.

Tory leadership: Boris Johnson tops first round vote

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 13:20
Boris Johnson tops the first round of voting by Tory MPs as they look for a new leader to take over from Theresa May.

Sajid Javid: Exclusion from Trump state banquet 'odd'

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 12:25
The home secretary said he had questioned Downing Street's decision not to invite him.

Tory leadership race: Boris Johnson raises most donations

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 11:39
Parliament's register of interests shows the former foreign secretary has received the most donations.

Brexitcast podcast to get late-night BBC One slot

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 11:14
The award-winning political podcast, which features Katya Adler and Laura Kuenssberg, hits BBC TV in September.

Javid: I don't like not being invited to Trump dinner

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 10:57
The home secretary says he doesn't know why he was not invited to the state banquet.

Tory leadership: How the ten candidates launched their campaigns

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 09:27
The slogans, the pitches and the memorable moments as the contest gets under way.

Conservative leadership: 10 rivals face first ballot of Tory MPs

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 03:43
The 10 contenders to succeed Theresa May will need 17 votes to stay in the race in the opening round.

UK one of 'least family friendly' countries in Europe

Thu, 06/13/2019 - 01:59
The UK fares badly in rankings for paid parental leave and affordable quality childcare.

Brexit: MPs reject Labour plan for no-deal vote

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 18:21
MPs reject the chance to take control of Parliament's timetable, blocking the latest attempt to stop no-deal Brexit.

Brexit: UK firms 'not even close to ready' for no deal

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 17:16
Less than 10% of firms have applied to a HMRC scheme aimed at facilitating UK imports, Newsnight reveals.

Tory leadership: Ruth Davidson backs Sajid Javid Brexit plan

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 16:33
The Scottish Conservative leader backs Sajid Javid's plan to have talks with the Irish government over the controversial backstop.

Theresa May to stay as Conservative MP after quitting No 10

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:31
She says she will sit on the backbenches and continue to represent her Maidenhead constituents.

Brexit Party 'at high risk' of accepting illegal donations

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:27
The elections watchdog says the party must do more to ensure money it receives is within the law.

PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn on Theresa May's industrial record

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:11
Jeremy Corbyn asks Theresa May to name the "biggest industrial failure of her government” during Prime Minister's Questions.

Brexit: Starmer on cross-party bid to block no deal

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:08
Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer sets out the motion aiming to block a no-deal Brexit by taking control of Parliamentary business.

Comic Relief to cut back on celebrity appeals after Stacey Dooley row

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 15:05
Co-founder Richard Curtis's pledge comes after the row over Stacey Dooley's visit to Uganda.

PMQs: Barry Sheerman on Theresa May's backbench future

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:20
A Labour MP asks Theresa May if she will give her successors "a bit of the medicine that they've given her".

PMQs: Wes Streeting asks Theresa May about proroguing Parliament

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 14:18
A Labour MP asks Theresa May about the role of the Queen if a future prime minister tries to shut down Parliament to enable a no-deal Brexit.

What is 'no-deal Brexit'?

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 13:41
What people really mean when they talk about leaving the EU without a Brexit deal.