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Theresa May: Leaders have 'a moral duty' to act on slavery

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 04:50
Modern slavery 'reaches into every corner of our lives', Theresa May will tell a UN conference.

MSPs to vote on organ donation opt-out legislation

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:08
A bill that would assume people support organ donation unless they state otherwise is set to win the backing of Holyrood.

Nicola Sturgeon to hold talks with European leaders

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:08
The Scottish first minister will meet Jean-Claude Juncker and Michel Barnier during a visit to Brussels.

Nurseries in deprived areas 'face closure over funding gap'

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 00:02
Some nurseries say they have cut back on learning resources and the quality of the children's food.

Who decides who will be the next prime minister?

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 22:12
The candidates in the race to become the next Tory leader - and prime minister - have been confirmed. But who will decide the winner?

Lidington on why he's backing Hancock

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 21:15
David Lidington tells the BBC why he is backing Matt Hancock for the Conservative leadership.

Labour: Jeremy Corbyn in 'heated' meeting with MPs

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 21:05
The Labour leader is confronted over anti-Semitism and Brexit at parliamentary gathering.

Tory leadership: 10 MPs nominated as candidates

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 18:15
Ten MPs receive enough backers to enter the contest – with the first round of voting due on Thursday.

Tory leadership contest: Do tax plans add up?

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 16:03
Some of the contenders are pledging big tax cuts.

Tory leadership: Michael Gove's pitch to lead party

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 15:45
Michael Gove says the UK would be outside a range of EU-wide arrangements, but admits Brexit "would not be easy".

TV Licences: Up to 3.7 million over-75s to pay licence fee

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 15:02
Households with one over-75 who gets pension credit will continue to receive a free TV licence.

Tory leadership contest: McVey attacks May over Brexit

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 14:32
Leadership hopeful Esther McVey accuses Theresa May of "by-passing" the cabinet in her attempt to push through her Brexit deal.

Tory leadership contest: Hopefuls vie for spotlight ahead of ballot

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 13:58
Jeremy Hunt, Dominic Raab and Matt Hancock launch their campaigns, as the deadline for entrants looms.

Tory leadership: Hunt rules out change to abortion law

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:33
The Tory leadership hopeful says it is his "personal view" that the legal time limit should be reduced.

Tory leadership: Jeremy Hunt's bid to be new party leader

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:17
The Conservatives would be "annihilated" if there was a general election before Brexit is delivered, Jeremy Hunt warns.

UK economy hit by 'dramatic' fall in car output

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:45
Car factory shutdowns designed to cope with disruption from Brexit meant the economy shrank in April.

If Tories become Brexit party 'we're finished'

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:42
Matt Hancock rejects the idea that Brexit must be delivered by a "Brexiteer"

Tory leadership: Dominic Raab's pitch to lead party

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:32
Britain has been "humiliated" in the Brexit talks so far, says Dominic Raab, adding the UK needs “new” and “bold” leadership.

Tory leadership contest: Boris Johnson pledges to cut income tax

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 02:56
The Tory leadership hopeful says he would use money set aside for a no-deal Brexit to cut taxes for people earning more than £50,000.

Plea to consider community sentences for vulnerable women

Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:06
Judges are urged to consider community sentences over prison sentences of 12 months or less for vulnerable women.