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Chinese business chiefs pay £12,000 for dinner with David Cameron

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:00
Chinese business leaders are offered the chance to pay for dinner and a photo with the ex-PM.

Jayda Fransen 'mayor' video investigated by council

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:16
Footage shows Britain First deputy leader Jayda Fransen speaking from Belfast's Lord Mayor's chair.

Minister accused of 'unlawful' intervention over police chief

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:35
Michael Matheson is to face MSPs after being accused of an "unlawful" intervention in the case of Phil Gormley.

Plastic bag charge: 5p levy to be extended in England

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:58
Corner shops could be told to charge shoppers for single-use carrier bags under new government plans.

Brexit: Financial services pivotal to 'bespoke' deal

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:34
Unnecessary trade barriers will only harm Europe, Philip Hammond and David Davis to say on German trip.

Call for Commons vote on public inquiries rejected

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:23
MPs want to decide remit of inquiries after Iraq controversy but No 10 says it would not be practical.

'I can't report boss for bullying': MPs' staff tell their stories

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 01:07
Some working for MPs are routinely subjected to bullying and harassment, a BBC 5 live survey reveals.

Brexit: EU 'surprised' at UK no-deal planning concerns

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:22
Brexit Secretary David Davis fears EU contingency plans risk damaging UK interests, reports suggest.

New ministerial code cracks down on bullying and harassment

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:45
Theresa May orders ministers to read new rules saying bullying and harassment will not be tolerated.

BBC 'must act' over gender pay gap, says culture secretary

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:16
Culture Secretary Matthew Hancock tells MPs that women at all levels "deserve better".

Theresa May's cabinet: Who's who and how diverse are they?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 13:27
Who's in Theresa May's new cabinet and how they line up by age, gender, education and views on Brexit.

Stormont collapse: What has happened in the last year?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:54
A look at the developments in politics since Stormont collapsed a year ago

Toby Young: The man behind the tweets

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:50
He's stepped down from a new university regulator amid a row over controversial comments on Twitter.

Scholarly replies

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:41
The replies universities sent to Tory MP Chris Heaton-Harris's letter about their Brexit research were more varied than the initial outcry suggested.

UKIP will not let Mandy Jones sit with assembly group

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:06
The party claims staff chosen by Mandy Jones had "campaigned actively for other parties".

Theresa May's Cabinet meets as reshuffle continues

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:16
More appointments are expected as the government defends Theresa May's changes.

Scottish Labour leader predicts election over Brexit deal

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:46
Richard Leonard predicts that MPs will reject the final Brexit deal, saying a general election could be needed.

Toby Young resigns from university regulator

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 08:13
The columnist says the focus on his controversial comments distracts from Office for Students job.

Toby Young has resigned from the board of a new university regulator

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 07:42
Toby Young has resigned from the board of a new university regulator.

Young MP Ben Bradley wants to 'fix Tory image problem'

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:38
The Conservatives' new vice chair of youth on the challenge of making the party appeal to young people.

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