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Census: Population of England and Wales grew 6% in a decade

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:35
Last year's census shows one of the biggest population rises ever recorded.

G7 'shocked' by Russia's Kremenchuk attack, says Johnson

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 13:24
The British prime minister says the missile strike brought a sombre mood and unity to the G7 summit.

Businesses urged to slash prices by cost of living tsar

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:20
David Buttress will launch a taxpayer-funded campaign after asking business to come up with ideas to help consumers.

Wales basic income: Pilot will give care leavers £19,000 a year

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:09
More than 500 people leaving care in Wales will be offered £1,600 a month for two years.

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace seeks more military spending over Russian threat

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:08
Ben Wallace says the UK military needs more money to counter the threat posed by Russia.

Nicola Sturgeon to set out plan for second independence referendum

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 00:10
She will say a "lawful" vote can be held in October 2023, with or without UK government consent.

Theresa May hits out at 'illegal' plan to override Brexit deal

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 20:18
The ex-PM is among Tories voicing concerns at plans to scrap parts of the deal on Northern Ireland.

Abortion clinic buffer zones will happen, says Sturgeon

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 16:09
The first minister said the Scottish government would back a bill to protect sites from protesters.

New MPs Simon Lightwood and Richard Foord are sworn into the Commons

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 15:59
Parliament's two newest MPs, who overturned Tory majorities last week, are officially signed into their new jobs.

Chris Mason: What is Boris Johnson's goal on Ukraine?

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 13:58
The G7 and Nato summits are focused on Ukraine - and the PM is seeking to emphasise the UK's commitment.

Sir John Major calls contaminated blood scandal 'incredibly bad luck'

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:48
The ex-prime minister's description of the disaster drew gasps from families watching the public inquiry.

Ukraine war: The price of freedom is worth paying, says Boris Johnson

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:20
Boris Johnson argues letting Russia "get away with" invading Ukraine would have "chilling" consequences.

Johnson on Ukraine: Price of freedom is worth paying

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 11:58
The UK PM compares standing up to Nazi Germany with today's conflict in Ukraine, after Russia's invasion.

Levelling up to cost billions more than government thinks, says think tank

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 00:43
The economic gaps between different parts of the UK are "significant", the Resolution Foundation says.

NI Protocol: MPs to vote on plans to ditch parts of Brexit deal

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 22:30
The UK government wants to change the NI Protocol but the EU says this would break international law.

Chris Mason: G7 leaders meet amid political pressures at home

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 17:10
Behind the grinning photo ops of the G7 summit, world leaders grapple with their differing outlooks.

Douglas Ross will not take part in 'pretend' independence referendum

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 13:58
Mr Ross says any new referendum without UK government approval is a "waste of time".

Johnson will lead Tories at next election, says Brandon Lewis

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 13:03
Brandon Lewis says the PM has the drive and enthusiasm to go on, despite growing criticism.

Patrick Grady to step away from SNP membership over allegations

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 11:32
The Glasgow North MP is reportedly under police investigation over allegations of sexual harassment.

Boris Johnson to say now not time to give up on Ukraine

Sun, 06/26/2022 - 01:11
Boris Johnson will urge G7 and Nato allies to continue backing Kyiv as the war with Russia drags on.

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