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Met Office boss Rob Varley stands down

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:54
Rob Varley leaves with immediate effect amid concerns over "governance and management" controls.

Church may have made children feel 'responsible' for abuse

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:53
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse begins its investigation of cases in the Church of England.

CPRE Kent director on green belt house building policy

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:45
Building more homes in the "overheated" south east of England would give "false hope" but not improve affordability, says the CPRE.

House of Lords reform with random selection of voters?

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:56
The House of Lords should be abolished and replaced with a citizens' chamber of 400 people, says a journalist and author.

Theresa May on local plans for new housing (and Brexit)

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:57
Theresa May says she wants communities to develop local plans to provide more homes - and, in answer to the BBC's Vicki Young, also tackles Brexit and financial services.

Afghan troop withdrawal 'very painful', says MP Mercer

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:42
Withdrawal of the majority of British troops was dictated by the calendar not conditions, says the MP.

Heather Wheeler to resign if rough sleeping gets worse

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:03
Heather Wheeler says she will resign if the problem of rough sleeping gets worse while she is in office.

Water supply problems hit London and many parts of UK

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 09:06
Thousands in south-east England and Wales affected, with issues blamed on a thaw in the weather.

Ban imposed on catch-up energy bills

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 07:48
The new rule, starting in May for domestic customers, should stop shock bills of thousands of pounds.

Sinn Féin set for Brexit talks with EU chief

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 05:51
EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier will meet Sinn Féin on Monday and the DUP on Tuesday.

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