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Brexit: David Davis rejects 'Mad Max-style dystopia' claims

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 01:11
The Brexit secretary promises the UK will maintain high standards and regulations outside the EU.

Stormont deadlock: Foster pushes NI Secretary on budget

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 20:52
DUP leader Arlene Foster says frontline staff have been living 'hand-to-mouth' for too long.

Army recruitment system 'unacceptable', says defence secretary

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 18:34
The defence secretary spoke after it was revealed the process takes an average of 300 days.

Jeremy Corbyn should be 'open' over spy's claims, says Theresa May

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:09
Prime Minister Theresa May says all parliamentarians must be "accountable" for past actions.

Damian Green dismisses Brexit 'conspiracy theories'

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 17:08
The former first secretary of state tells the BBC some MPs "won't accept evidence" about Brexit.

Theresa May: System must be fair to students and taxpayers

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:42
Theresa May tells the BBC's political editor that she wants to ensure the education funding system is fair to students and to taxpayers.

Sociologist Catherine Hakim: Sexual politics and attitudes

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:08
Sociologist Catherine Hakim puts the case for women being encouraged to use 'erotic capital' to get ahead in a personal film.

Labour MP asked about Corbyn Czechoslovakia spy claims

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:08
Labour MP Louise Haigh is asked about the Jeremy Corbyn Czechoslovakian spy claims made in the press over the last few days.

Renew party launch as academics form Briefings for Brexit

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:53
New groups are being set up arguing the pros and cons of Brexit, suggesting some think the decision has not yet been settled for good.

Reality Check

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:27
Would cutting university tuition fees without changing anything else make the system less progressive?

Call to bring forward vote on cutting Commons to 600 MPs

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:13
MPs say a decision needs to be taken soon to ensure new boundaries are to be in place by 2022.

What not to expect from Philip Hammond Spring statement

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:28
There won't be a red box nor any tax nor spending changes in the chancellor's March economic update.

'University fees need to come down,' says Lord Adonis

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:27
Lord Adonis, the architect of tuition fees, says the government now needs to cut them for all courses.

Tuition fees: Theresa May challenges over-priced universities

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:18
The prime minister launches a review amid "serious concerns" about university costs in England.

Carillion investors were 'fleeing for the hills'

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 00:14
"Those who looked closest ran fastest," says a report by MPs into the collapsed construction giant.

Davidson defends UK government foreign aid commitment

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 13:43
The Scottish Conservative leader mounted the defence as she criticised Oxfam's response to the Haiti scandal.

'Everything depends on the UK red lines'

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 10:55
The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator says talks are dependent on the red lines set down by the government.

Rent-a-church spire plan to boost mobile phone coverage

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 09:14
The government invites churches to let their spires be rented to improve the UK's mobile coverage.

MPs want Brexit fund for UK farmers

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 02:52
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has criticised the lack of clarity for farmers post-Brexit

'Cut student interest rates' say MPs

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 02:41
Ahead of a review of university fees, MPs call for lower interest charges and a return to grants.