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MPs urge more housing help for elderly

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:45
They say more advice and housing options for older people would reduce need for residential care.

Theresa May 'considering NI trip to help clinch deal'

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:34
The BBC understands Theresa May would only travel if it was felt her presence would make a difference.

European Union orders review of daylight saving time

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:42
EU lawmakers call for daylight saving time to be reviewed amid long-term health concerns.

Switch off TV and play games to boost family life, says Conservative MP

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:53
Jeremy Lefroy recommends a popular banana-themed word game as an alternative to the box.

Bermuda same-sex marriage: Government will not block bill

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:00
It is 'not be appropriate' to intervene in Bermuda's decision, a foreign office minister said

MSPs' fury over 'insulting' Brexit papers reading room plan

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:32
MSPs label plans to provide Brexit analysis papers in a reading room over two days as "insulting" and "nonsense".

Japan's man in UK says unprofitable firms could not stay

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:13
Japan's ambassador warns that no company could stay in the UK if it was not making a profit.

EU leaked paper discourteous, says David Davis

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:05
The document suggests any dispute could see UK benefits suspended in the post-Brexit "transition period".

MP: Time to commission new yacht Britannia

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:54
Britain "needs and deserves a new floating palace" claims an MP calling for a new lottery to fund the £120m project.

MPs misled over commissioner's Whitehaven Academy visits

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 15:49
A Freedom of Information reveals Janet Renou has not been to Whitehaven Academy since December 2015.

Haringey Council row: High Court backs £2bn housing project

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:06
The decision comes after the scheme caused a split within the local Labour party.

Bank of England hints at faster rate rises

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:14
The stronger global economy and signs of faster wage growth could mean "earlier" UK interest rate increases.

National Audit Office asked to look into Motability

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 11:32
The government request follows reports about the charity's reserves and chief executive's pay.

John Humphrys put on spot over Carrie Gracie remarks by Jo Swinson

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:20
The Today presenter is asked by Jo Swinson if he has apologised to Carrie Gracie over remarks he made about the gender pay gap.

Kate Maltby on Parliament harassment report due today

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:50
Kate Maltby on what needs to change in Parliament to tackle harassment.

'Tensions' within Labour during by-election campaign

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:47
There were problems during the Alyn and Deeside by-election campaign, the economy secretary admits.

Pro-EU campaign secures £400,000 from George Soros

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:08
Group fighting against Brexit secures donation from billionaire investor's foundation.

Pet shop puppy sale ban considered by ministers

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:56
Puppy buyers in England would need to deal with a breeder or rehousing centre under proposals.

Council tax hikes planned 'across England'

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:12
Most English councils are planning to raise taxes and charges amid fears for their stability, a survey suggests.

Westminster harassment report due

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 03:17
New code of behaviour is expected after cross-party group set up amid claims against MPs and staff.