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Brexit: EU leaders warn time is running out for a deal

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:28
The Irish border remains a key issue as EU leaders meet without Theresa May to discuss Brexit.

Nicola Sturgeon calls for Brexit to be delayed

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 09:42
Scotland's first minister says it would "absolutely reckless" for the UK to leave the EU without full clarity about what comes next.

Train delays: 'Lack of accountability' led to rail timetable chaos

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 08:50
Poor accountability was to blame for severe rail disruption last May, a regulator has said.

Ian Paisley: DUP MP keeps seat after recall petition

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:30
The DUP MP keeps his seat after less than 10% of his constituents sign a petition to force a by-election.

'£1bn in unpalatable county council cuts' ahead in England

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 01:08
Councils bosses warn some authorities may have to be stripped back to the minimum to save money.

Labour calls for ban on gambling advertising

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 00:09
The party also proposes a levy on gambling firms and a ban on using credit cards to pay for bets.

Brexit: May urges EU leaders to consider 'serious' UK plans

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 23:17
The PM urges EU leaders to focus their minds on getting a deal, saying talks will not be extended.

MSPs defeat government to call for 'halt' to P1 assessments

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 20:08
Opposition parties inflict a defeat on the Scottish government over assessments for five-year-olds.

Bristol mayor challenges Green opponents in city votes

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:14
Bristol's elected Labour mayor challenges the Green Party's role in the running of the city, and accuses it of opportunism.

Green Party co-leader Sian Berry on Brexit and election results

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 15:00
The new Green Party co-leader says a "People's Vote" and becoming the third party in England are top of her agenda.

Brecon Beacons SAS deaths: Call for MoD to face courts

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 14:53
The Ministry of Defence should lose its immunity from prosecution so that lessons are learned, an MP says.

UK inflation hits six-month high of 2.7%

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 11:17
The UK inflation rate for August unexpectedly rises to 2.7%, the highest in six months.

Playing 'Not Tonight' - the dystopian Brexit video game

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 05:03
The game imagines a dystopian post-Brexit future where citizens of European heritage are exiled.

PM to announce £2bn for social housing

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 01:55
Theresa May will say that social housing residents should feel "proud" of where they live.

Brexit: Will champagne have to be called something else?

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:17
The BBC's Adam Fleming asks whether well-known brands might have to change their names after Brexit.

'Wild West' Bitcoin 'should be regulated'

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:15
Digital currencies pose a "litany of risks" and investors have little protection, says an MPs' committee.

Brexit: EU 'ready to improve' Irish border proposal

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 23:07
Michel Barnier says he wants to "de-dramatise" the issue and respect the UK's territorial integrity.

People's Vote says 'multiple opportunities' for Brexit referendum

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 22:38
The People's Vote group says there are no practical barriers to a further referendum if MPs want one.

Senior politician's son is convicted of rape

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:07
Jonathon James Drakeford is expected to be sentenced later this week.

UK-US trade deal should include free movement, groups urge

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:05
Free market think tanks say workers should be free to travel between the countries.

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