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Carwyn Jones 'caused considerable distress' to Sargeant family

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 11:33
Carwyn Jones is criticised in a strongly-worded letter from the family's lawyers.

Windrush: Alan Johnson says landing cards decision was made in 2009

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:46
Former Labour home secretary says the "administrative decision" was made by UK Border Agency officials.

Brexit: EU reportedly rejects UK's Irish border solutions

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:38
Reports of an impasse in Brussels come as Michel Barnier says 25% of Brexit deal is still to be settled.

Commonwealth meeting: Leaders to discuss who will succeed Queen as head

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 03:35
The Queen has told leaders it is her "sincere wish" that Prince Charles succeeds her in the role.

Ex-MP Tessa Jowell first to donate data to medical database

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 02:17
Former Culture Secretary Baroness Tessa Jowell hopes better cancer treatments can be developed.

Alan Johnson on Windrush immigration documents

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:08
Alan Johnson, a Labour home secretary in 2009, says the decision to dump the Windrush landing cards was taken by the UK Border Agency.

Rennie: Scottish Lib Dems 'setting agenda'

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 01:00
The party's leader will tell its conference LibDems are leading the way with policies for a "progressive Scotland".

Brexit divorce cost uncertain, say auditors

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 23:56
The National Audit Office says the Treasury's estimate is "reasonable" but could easily go up or down.

Ministers 'want to help with Windrush financial losses'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 22:14
Liz Truss says the government will "look sympathetically" at compensation for Windrush migrants.

Windrush: What is the 'hostile environment' immigration policy?

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 20:41
Once Theresa May's answer to illegal immigration, it's now being blamed for the Windrush scandal.

Firms should pay for people's data, says Vince Cable

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:36
Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable says data is the "new oil" yet people were giving it away free.

Ruth Davidson named on Time magazine influential people list

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 17:13
The Scottish Conservative leader makes the Time magazine list of the world's most influential people.

Reality Check

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:40
A Defra press release refers to 8.5 billion straws being used per year in the UK - is that likely to be true?

Foster denies RHI scheme was to benefit DUP voters

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 16:12
The DUP leader denies the scheme was intended to benefit her party's supporters.

SNP met Cambridge Analytica before election

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 15:10
Nicola Sturgeon says a consultant working for the party met the firm three months before the last Holyrood vote.

Senior MPs to force customs union vote

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:37
A cross-party group of MPs will ratchet up pressure on the government over a customs union next week.

Questions over Conservative donor tax probe

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 14:31
HMRC denies refusing to assist with a probe into a French telecoms firm because it had been a Tory donor.

Enoch Powell immigration speech seen by Zephaniah and pupils

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:51
Reaction from poet Benjamin Zephaniah, who grew up in Birmingham, and students from Wolverhampton, which was represented in the Commons by Enoch Powell.

John McDonnell says Labour offering the City 'new start'

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 13:27
A Labour government would offer bankers a seat at the table on policy making, John McDonnell says

Michael Gove: Brexit's not made UK less welcoming to immigrants

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:58
But critics say the Windrush scandal has hit the UK's reputation with post-Brexit trading partners.