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Laura Kuenssberg analyses Sajid Javid's resignation

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 13:03
BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg calls the chancellor's resignation "an unexpected turn".

Julian Smith: A short tenure as SoS but strong track record

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 11:31
His firing from the cabinet shows that in politics, sometimes it's not enough to be good at your job.

Julian Smith sacked as NI Secretary by Boris Johnson

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 10:13
Mr Smith says that serving the people of Northern Ireland had been "the greatest privilege".

Lisa Nandy: Labour 'barely talked about crime'

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 09:09
Labour leadership contender Lisa Nandy has said the party needs to talk more about crime.

Big Ben: Cost of repairing Elizabeth Tower rises by £18.6m

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 02:12
A survey of London's famous 177-year-old landmark revealed bomb damage, pollution and asbestos.

MPs approve emergency terror law

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 20:44
The legislation would end the release of convicted terror offenders halfway through their sentence.

Treason: Tory MP Tom Tugendhat on longer sentences

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 19:53
An MP wants to update the Treason Act 1351 and bring in longer sentences for those who have been radicalised.

Businessman pays £15,000 towards Boris Johnson's holiday

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 19:05
Tory donor David Ross paid for Boris Johnson's accommodation, according to the register of MPs' interests.

Knife crime: Stop and search not the answer, says youth committee

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 18:21
The Youth Select Committee says increasing stop and search will not prevent youth knife crime.

Paying for social care: English and German systems

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 17:07
An English couple and a German couple on what help they get from the state to help them with care for Multiple Sclerosis.

Brexit: EU Parliament makes tough demands for talks

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:14
MEPs call on the UK to follow EU policies in many areas in return for an ambitious free trade deal.

Jeremy Corbyn attack on Boris Johnson during Commons deportation row

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 16:02
Prime Minister's Questions is dominated by heated exchanges over the removal of foreign offenders.

Cabinet reshuffle: Ministers braced as Johnson mulls changes to top team

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 15:56
Boris Johnson is preparing to make the first big changes to his top team since his general election win.

PMQs: Johnson and Corbyn on UK-US extradition relations

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 14:05
The UK has a “one-sided” extradition treaty with the United States, the Labour leader says, as he calls for an “equal and balanced” relationship.

PMQs: Blackford and Johnson on Syrian baby deaths

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 14:04
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford says the UK is "washing its hands of the Syrian people", but Boris Johnson says it has "persistently called for the end of the Assad regime".

PMQs: Corbyn and Johnson on deportations and Windrush generation

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 14:00
Boris Johnson says Jeremy Corbyn "demeans himself" over his comments about the Windrush generation.

PMQs: Johnson and Corbyn on Anne Sacoolas extradition

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 13:45
Jeremy Corbyn says the foreign secretary misled the family of Harry Dunn and should be sacked in Thursday's reshuffle.

Concerns about judges' powers must be heeded, says Attorney General

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 11:57
The Attorney General says people are right to worry elected politicians are being usurped by the courts.

Regulator Ofcom to have more powers over UK social media

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 07:35
Tech firms will need to ensure that illegal content is quickly removed from their platforms.

What Labour members want in a leader

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 06:23
Party members in Bassetlaw on what they want from the next party leader.