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Laura Kuenssberg: Rishi Sunak needs political superpowers to make his rebrand work

7 hours 2 min ago
Whether it's shifting green targets or a HS2 wobble, there is political cost to PM's changes, writes Laura Kuenssberg.

Green Party plans to double membership fees amid legal woes

11 hours 24 min ago
A bitter legal battle could take between £200,000 and £400,000 out of the Green Party's election war chest.

Jeremy Hunt says UK must break out of tax rise 'vicious circle'

17 hours 43 min ago
The chancellor looks set to face calls ahead of the party's conference from senior Tories to cut taxes.

Healthy dogs may be put down after American bully XL ban, dog charity warns

18 hours 58 min ago
There are fears dog shelters will struggle to cope following the announcement of the American bully XL ban.

What could Rishi Sunak's British baccalaureate look like?

18 hours 59 min ago
The prime minister wants more students to study maths and English until the age of 18.

Sunak vows to end 'hare-brain' road schemes

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 22:41
PM says measures like 20mph zones should not be forced on drivers but Labour accuses him of hypocrisy.

Tory MPs complain to chief whip about Suella Braverman's asylum speech

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 17:47
The home secretary caused controversy by saying being gay or female was not enough for refugee status.

Windsor Framework: How will the next stage of the Brexit deal work?

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 16:47
The Windsor Framework reaches a major milestone with the green and red lane system set to start.

Suella Braverman UK-Pakistani grooming claim misleading, says press regulator

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 15:52
The press watchdog orders correction to Mail on Sunday piece by the home secretary on grooming gangs.

AI chatbots do work of civil servants in productivity trial

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 14:35
The education department is looking at how the technology could be used to boost productivity.

Government rejects asbestos removal petition

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 14:03
The government will not commit to removing asbestos over 40 years or creating an asbestos register.

Rishi Sunak set to announce policies targeted at drivers

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 09:03
One possible measure is banning councils in England from imposing 20mph speed limits on main roads.

Campaigners call for more energy support for vulnerable households

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 02:57
Charities and consumer groups say many people will struggle to pay their energy bills again this winter.

Rutherglen: Labour eye Scottish breakthrough in key by-election

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 01:59
Keir Starmer's party hopes it is on the verge of a breakthrough in Scotland, as the Rutherglen poll nears.

UK on track for record tax levels, IFS think tank says

Fri, 09/29/2023 - 01:14
Study says taxes will reach 37% of national income by next election - the highest since 1948

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak refuses to budge on Scampton plans

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 17:59
The prime minister insists he "absolutely understands" the concerns of locals.

Rishi Sunak refuses to say if he backs Suella Braverman multiculturalism remarks

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 16:59
Rishi Sunak declines to say whether he agrees with his home secretary that multiculturalism has failed.

Why do councils go bust and what happens when they do?

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 15:22
More and more councils are finding it hard to have a balanced budget and provide services to residents.

First 'Not for EU' posters begin appearing in NI Tescos

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 12:54
The new signs are a result of the revised Brexit deal for Northern Ireland, the Windsor Framework.

Rishi Sunak: What we learned from PM's BBC radio grilling

Thu, 09/28/2023 - 12:29
Rishi Sunak ran the gauntlet of back-to-back interviews with BBC Local Radio stations.