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Liberal Democrat leadership race nominations close

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 11:31
Ed Davey and Jo Swinson are the only declared candidates in the contest to replace Sir Vince Cable.

Climate change target a very big commitment, says Hammond

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:56
Chancellor Philip Hammond says he supports legislation setting a target of reaching "zero-net" carbon emissions by 2050.

Peterborough by-election: Nigel Farage responds to narrow Brexit Party defeat

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 09:05
Nigel Farage says the Peterborough by-election result was a "big showing" from his party.

Brexit: Government spends £97m on consultants

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 07:16
The government has brought in experts to make up for a lack of staff, the National Audit Office says.

'A state visit was completely inappropriate'

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 05:21
Labour's Anneliese Dodds goes head-to-head with Piers Morgan on BBC Question Time over Trump's state visit to the UK.

Peterborough by-election: Labour candidate narrowly wins

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 03:14
The Labour Party candidate, Lisa Forbes, narrowly wins the Peterborough by-election by 683 votes.

Theresa May officially steps down as Tory leader

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:31
But Theresa May will remain UK prime minister until a new party leader is elected.

Theresa May quits: PM's most memorable moments

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 01:31
From dancing to being "bloody difficult", here are some of the best bits from the prime minister's tenure.

How will the UK's new PM be chosen?

Fri, 06/07/2019 - 00:41
Theresa May is on her way out as the UK's leader but what does it mean for the country?

Peterborough by-election: Polls close in contest

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 23:13
The Brexit Party is pushing for a first Westminster seat, after an MP was ousted by a recall petition.

Brexit: Nicky Morgan says Parliament shut down 'is mad suggestion'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:38
Nicky Morgan criticises a suggestion that Parliament could be shut down to ensure a 31 October Brexit.

Peterborough by-election: Brexit, education and crime

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 22:21
Former MP Fiona Onasanya was sacked by her constituents in the first successful re-call petition prompting a by-election.

No tweets, no press: The quirks of the Tory leadership process

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 17:35
Forget electronic voting or open ballots, the first phase of deciding the next Tory leader is more old-fashioned.

Brexit: Donald Trump's prediction to Emmanuel Macron

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 17:34
President Donald Trump says "at some point something will happen" on Brexit and "it will all work out".

BBC confirms first Tory leadership debate

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 15:58
The candidates vying to be the next UK prime minister will face questions from the public live on BBC One.

Can Parliament stop a no-deal Brexit?

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:52
What ways - if any - do MPs have of preventing the UK leaving the EU without a deal on 31 October?

Hammond: Emissions target could cost £1tn

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:36
The chancellor warns the PM that reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 could lower public spending.

Ford Bridgend engine plant 'to close in 2020'

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:34
Union officials are being told details of the plans for the plant, which employs 1,700 workers.

Natalie McGarry: Former SNP MP jailed for embezzlement

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:30
Natalie McGarry embezzled £25,000 from two pro-independence groups - including money intended for a foodbank.

John Bercow rejects ending Commons session to force no deal Brexit

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 12:28
The Speaker says ending the current session to allow a no-deal Brexit is "simply not going to happen".

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