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Scots defamation law review amid growth of social media

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 01:43
It is the first review in 20 years of the law which protects an individual's reputation against false claims.

Government promises 'bold new goal' to tackle dirty air

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:34
Ministers hail the UK's "world leading" pollution plan, but green groups call it a missed opportunity.

Brexit: How would no deal affect UK citizens in the EU?

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 00:02
No deal would have a huge impact on Britons in other EU countries. What would it mean for them?

Theresa May says no Brexit more likely than no deal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 22:48
The PM says not leaving the EU is a possibility if MPs reject her deal in a Commons vote on Tuesday.

Sturgeon refers herself to standards panel over Salmond case

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 14:21
A standards panel will review the conduct of Scotland's first minister during an investigation into the Alex Salmond allegations.

Jeremy Corbyn on Labour Brexit plans: "The EU is well known to be flexible"

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:10
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that a general election is his top priority and he plans to negotiate a better withdrawal deal with the EU.

Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay on Brexit no deal 'challenges'

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 12:02
Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay was questioned by Andrew Marr on whether the government is prepared, if Theresa May's withdrawal plan isn't backed by MPs.

Brexit: 'Basic questions unanswered' on Swiss trade deal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 05:02
Questions over trade with Switzerland and 70 other countries remain unanswered, a senior MP says.

Brexit: PM warns of 'catastrophic breach of trust'

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 02:57
Theresa May pleads with MPs to back the deal agreed with the EU when it is put to the vote on Tuesday.

Who are the UK yellow vest protesters?

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 17:23
Anti-austerity and pro-Brexit protesters are battling over the mantle of the French gilets jaunes.

Brexit: Lord Hattersley says people should get vote on PM's deal

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 16:50
A People's Vote event is held in Sheffield, as an anti-austerity rally takes place in central London.

Blocking Brexit could cause far-right surge - Grayling

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 05:19
Not leaving the EU could end centuries of "moderate" politics in the UK, the transport secretary says.

Ministers consider ending jail terms of six months or less

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 02:02
The government says sentences of six months or less are ineffective at cutting reoffending.

The puzzle of how many Brits abroad there really are

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 01:23
The phrase "Brits abroad" conjures up images of retirees in the sun, but the reality is complex.

How is Dublin preparing for a possible no-deal Brexit?

Sat, 01/12/2019 - 00:40
The Irish government wants its close relationship with the UK to continue after Brexit.

Plaid Cymru rising star who worked on through cancer

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:55
Steffan Lewis had a big impact on Welsh politics in a promising career cut short by cancer.

Karen Bradley: No-deal Brexit could create 'feelings of unrest'

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:54
The NI secretary says she believes a no-deal Brexit could put UK constitutional arrangements in jeopardy.

Plaid Cymru's Steffan Lewis dies aged 34

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:23
Mr Lewis, who was one of Wales youngest AMs, was diagnosed with terminal cancer in late 2017.

Green Party 'should have queried' agent sex charges

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:23
David Challenor was found guilty of 20 offences, including the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

Parliament security boosted ahead of Brexit vote

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:16
MPs' work should not be impeded by 'intimidating' protesters, says Commons Speaker.