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Windrush: Campaigners criticise 'paltry' payouts

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 01:15
Only £62,198 of an estimated £200m fund has been paid to victims of the scandal, it is revealed.

But still wanging on about Brexit.

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 23:01
The first episode of Newscast.

MP Tracy Brabin auctions off-the-shoulder dress for charity

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 21:40
Tracy Brabin faced criticism for wearing the dress in the Commons.

Conservative MP reprimanded by party for attending 'far-right' event

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 17:45
The Tory Party says Daniel Kawczynski has apologised, after Labour called for his suspension.

No changes to tax rates in Scottish budget

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 16:25
Tax rates will not change in the coming year in Scotland, Public Finance Minister Kate Forbes announces.

‘As a woman in politics, whatever you wear you can't win’

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 15:54
Labour MP Alison McGovern tells 5 Live how people use clothes 'to have a go at you'.

Police believe CIRA planted bomb intended for 'Brexit day' attack

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 15:37
The PSNI initially received a report about an explosive device at Belfast docks on 31 January.

Former Speaker John Bercow naming staff in book unacceptable - Commons

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 15:24
The former Speaker says he has a right to answer his accusers after criticism from the Commons.

Johnson criticised by watchdog over universal credit claim

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 15:17
The UK Statistics Authority says a 200,000 jobs boost claimed by the PM was only a prediction.

Military veterans to be guaranteed interviews for government jobs

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:20
The move follows the unveiling of a new railcard that will offer veterans discounted train travel.

Labour MP Carolyn Harris' emotional speech on stillbirths

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:17
Labour MP Carolyn Harris has told MPs she suspects her mother never knew where her sister was buried.

Liam Byrne named as Labour's West Midlands mayoral candidate

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 14:09
Liam Byrne will stand for election as the Mayor of the West Midlands for the Labour Party.

Government under pressure over Jamaica deportation flight

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 11:53
A charity says potential trafficking victims could be deported, after the PM defended expelling offenders.

Brexit: Raab in Australia at start of trade mission

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 11:08
The foreign secretary says the UK will be a "force for good in the world" as he begins his Asia-Pacific trip.

Derek Mackay: Scottish finance secretary quits over messages to boy

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 09:25
Derek Mackay admits he has "behaved foolishly" after a newspaper reports that he sent 270 messages to a 16-year-old boy.

'No message' from PM to China after coronavirus

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 06:00
The PM's father Stanley Johnson accidentally reveals Chinese concerns after meeting the UK ambassador.

Baroness Scotland: Commonwealth faces uncertainty over leadership

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 05:14
Heads of government reject calls for Baroness Scotland to be given an automatic second term.

Race to stop terror convict shopkeeper's release

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 04:12
Ministers are hoping emergency legislation can be passed before Mohammed Zahir Kahn leaves jail.

Republic of Ireland vote 2020: Runners and riders

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 00:08
BBC Ireland Correspondent Chris Page assesses the prospects for Saturday's election.

Buses: Government unveils £50m plan to create first all-electric bus town

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 00:07
Local authorities can bid for the money to pay for a new fleet of up to 200 electric buses.

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