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'Broken' rail franchise system to be reviewed

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 14:21
The government inquiry comes after the East Coast Mainline was brought back under its control this year.

Divorce law: Plans to overhaul 'archaic' laws revealed

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:02
The government reveals plans to make divorce a less confrontational process for couples.

Is it too late for a Lib Dem revival?

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:23
Sir Vince Cable says the Liberal Democrats need to revamp to stay relevant. But is it too late for a Lib Dem revival?

Welsh Labour leadership: Key vote on choosing next first minister

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:12
A crucial decision on how Welsh Labour elects its next leader is taken by a special conference.

UK frustrated by Cayman Islands silence on money laundering

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:04
Authorities in the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, are failing to help UK investigators.

Lib Dems: Cable says party offers home to Brexit opponents

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 23:52
The Lib Dem leader urges opponents of Brexit to join his party to create a "more powerful force".

Michael Gove apologises for attending Ian Paisley dinner

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:11
Michael Gove was unaware a dinner hosted by Ian Paisley was a "fundraiser", says Conservative councillor.

Len McCluskey: Labour could attract new members if Tony Blair left

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:46
The former PM has become "toxic" and people might join the party if he left, Len McCluskey says.

Ruth Davidson: Theresa May's critics must 'quit the noise'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:28
The Scottish Conservative leader leader says Theresa May should be given the space to finalise a Brexit deal.

Tory: Hungary vote 'distressing... shameful'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:25
Lord Finkelstein calls on Conservative MEP colleagues to rethink their decision in the vote about censuring the Hungarian government.

Finkelstein and Adonis on Electoral Commission watchdog

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:20
A Conservative peer and Labour peer both criticise the Electoral Commission over its handling of spending limits in the EU referendum campaign.

Electoral Commission got Brexit law wrong over Vote Leave, court rules

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:03
The Electoral Commission loses a High Court case over its policing of Vote Leave's referendum spending.

Vlogger Grace Fit: Why we should go vegan

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:09
Lifestyle and fitness vlogger Grace Fit UK offers her thoughts on veganism in a personal film for BBC Politics Live.

George Freeman says he will stand for Tory leader next year if asked

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:35
George Freeman says there should be a leadership contest next summer after Brexit is settled.

Nicola Sturgeon: 'I was bullied at school'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:30
The first minister opened up about her school days as she faced questions from an audience of children.

Jo Swinson: Taking baby into Commons 'felt natural'

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:05
An MP who became the first to take her baby into a Commons debate hopes it will help to modernise parliament.

Union leader suggests Israel 'created' anti-Semitism row

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:14
PCS head Mark Serwotka is recorded suggesting Israel "created" the anti-Semitism row in the Labour Party.

Brexit: Carney warns no-deal could see house prices plunge

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:03
Bank of England governor Mark Carney tells the cabinet a no-deal could see home prices plunge.

May successor must be from a new generation, says ex-policy chief

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 21:08
Tory MP George Freeman, Theresa May's former policy chief, says her successor should be from a "new generation" of Conservatives.

MP brings baby to Commons debate

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 18:38
Jo Swinson is thought to be the first MP to have their child with them during a parliamentary debate.