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Businesses urged to 'do more' to win public contracts

Mon, 03/11/2019 - 00:06
Firms must help to improve society if they want to win public contracts, the UK government says.

Brexit: SNP to ask for indyref powers over Brexit

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 17:27
The party will put forward an amendment at Westminster asking for powers in the event the UK leaves the EU.

Brexit: Minister rejects 'May should quit' reports

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 17:19
Offering to quit as prime minister would not help to get her Brexit deal past MPs, a cabinet minister says.

Anti-Semitism row: John McDonnell would welcome Labour probe

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 15:53
The shadow chancellor says he wants Labour to be a "shining example" in tackling anti-Semitism.

McDonnell pledges 'green revolution' jobs

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 13:39
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says a "green industrial revolution" could create thousands of jobs in Scotland.

'No Brexit with no-deal' - NI business

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 13:12
Locally-owned and multi-national businesses urge MPs not to let the UK leave the EU without a deal

Brexit could be lost if deal rejected, Jeremy Hunt says

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 12:42
Tories face "devastating" consequences if MPs do not back Theresa May's deal, Jeremy Hunt says.

John McDonnell MP on 'inevitable' deferment of EU departure date

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 11:40
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell says it will be difficult for the government to get all legislation through by 29 March, making a delay to leaving the EU almost inevitable.

Jeremy Hunt: Brexit failure 'devastating' for Tories

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 11:37
Jeremy Hunt tells Andrew Marr the Conservative party is "in very perilous waters" as Theresa May's Brexit deal faces another vote in Parliament.

David Davis MP: 'Britain will get its Trump moment'

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 11:22
Former Brexit Secretary David Davis MP tells the BBC's Andrew Marr that MPs not delivering on the Brexit referendum would undermine belief in political parties.

IS brides: Two more mothers 'stripped of UK citizenship'

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 07:30
It comes after the death of the child of Shamima Begum, who had her UK citizenship revoked.

Brexiteer MPs say delay would be political calamity

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 03:36
Brexiteers warn of potential for "extended uncertainty" ahead of a Commons vote on Theresa May's deal.

Brexit: Could the UK drop tariffs to zero?

Sun, 03/10/2019 - 00:36
Crucial votes on Brexit next week could determine whether the UK has greater flexibility to set tariffs.

Brexit secretary accuses EU of trying to 'rerun old arguments'

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 03:41
The Brexit secretary calls on the EU to agree to a "balanced solution" to the Irish backstop, as talks continue.

UK pledges £400m to Syrian crisis

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 02:04
Funds will provide essential aid to those living in Syria and refugees in neighbouring countries.

Margaret Thatcher: PM sent alternative medicines by Cartland

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 01:50
Romance novelist Barbara Cartland sent her alternative medicine, newly released files reveal.

Leonard: Workers 'let down by the system'

Sat, 03/09/2019 - 00:31
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard is to focus on workers rights in his conference speech.

Mansfield Labour mayoral candidate suspended in anti-Semitism probe

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 19:15
Sean McCallum had been announced as the party's candidate as the mayor of Mansfield.

International Women's Day: Reporter challenges PM over questions

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 17:33
Theresa May has been criticised after only taking one question from a woman during a news conference on International Women’s Day.

International Women's Day: The first woman to sit in Parliament

Fri, 03/08/2019 - 16:49
In 1919, Lady Nancy Astor became the first woman to sit in the House of Commons.