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PIP assessments: 'Lack of trust' in benefits systems

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 13:34
Claimants being asked when they had "caught" Down's syndrome were among the reasons given by MPs.

Boris Johnson focuses on the 'positive Brexit agenda'

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:15
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sought to talk up the "positive agenda" as he took questions after his London speech on Brexit.

Gerry Adams' prison escape appeal dismissed

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:04
Lawyers for the former Sinn Féin president had argued that the order for his internment was legally flawed.

Labour will not be drawn into what they want from the EU post Brexit

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:01
Labour will not be drawn into what they want from the EU post Brexit.

Plaid Cymru warns party members over social media use

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:16
The party warns the misuse of social media could result in disciplinary action.

Boris Johnson: Brexit is a reason for hope not fear

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 06:11
In the first of a series of Brexit speeches, the foreign secretary will aim to reassure Remainers.

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe case: UN asked to intervene

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 05:50
A human rights organisation says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's detention in Iran amounts to torture.

Tenants should have 'default right' to pets - Labour

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 03:00
Landlords could only refuse animals if there was evidence of them being a nuisance under Labour plans.

Out and proud at 91

Wed, 02/14/2018 - 02:19
Former civil servant Barbara Hosking on smashing glass ceilings, working for two prime ministers, and on why she's chosen to come out in her 90s.

Simon Danczuk expenses: Former MP will not face fraud charges

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 17:05
Simon Danczuk will not face charges over £11,000 of incorrectly-claimed expenses, prosecutors say.

Queen welcomes Sarah Clarke as first female Black Rod

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:06
The Queen hands over the ceremonial ebony staff to Sarah Clarke as she takes on the historic role.

White powder package sent to Westminster

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:25
The powder, which was contained in a letter, was found to be non-harmful, police say.

Arlene Foster: 'No stand-alone Irish language act'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 15:13
Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster refuses to be drawn on what package is under discussion.

New AM Jack Sargeant calls for justice for his father Carl

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 14:31
Carl Sargeant's son says he will ensure inquiries underway will examine how his father was treated.

Andrea Leadsom: Police investigate MP's 'death threat'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:39
The Commons leader has called the person who sent the anonymous message a "coward".

UK inflation still at 3% despite fall in food prices

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 10:27
January's consumer inflation rate remains close to a six-year high, despite falling food prices.

SDLP: No deal leaves governments 'embarrassed'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 07:40
Colum Eastwood says May and Varadkar travelled to NI to sign off on a deal that did not happen.

'Political uncertainty spooks consumers'

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 06:19
Bank analysis suggests lack of NI Executive has affected consumer confidence

Price cap on energy bills urgently needed, says committee

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 05:34
An absolute cap on energy tariffs would stop customers being overcharged, a committee of MPs says.

Reality Check

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 04:48
Does the UK have the most expensive childcare in the world?