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BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

'Cancel Brexit' petition passes 1m signatures on Parliament site
A call to revoke Article 50 generates the fastest ever rate of signatures on Parliament's website.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has said constructive discussions are taking place.
Jeremy Corbyn has said constructive discussions are taking place.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

UK interest rates on hold amid Brexit impasse
Bank of England says the outlook will depend "significantly on the nature and timing of EU withdrawal".

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Bercow defends MPs after PM blames them for Brexit delay
Theresa May is accused of "irresponsibility" and urged to "dial down the hate" by MPs.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May 'hopes' UK will leave EU with a deal
The PM arrives at the EU summit, saying she has "personal regret" over her request to delay Brexit.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Commons Speaker John Bercow tells MPs they are not traitors
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow tells MPs that they are not traitors and they should do what they "think is right".

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Corbyn calls for compromise to avoid no-deal Brexit
The Labour leader held meetings with senior EU figures on alternatives to Theresa May's Brexit deal.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: Revoke Article 50 petition crashes Parliament website
More than 700,000 people sign a petition on the Parliament site calling for Brexit to be cancelled.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Cambridge councillor Donald Adey resigns post 400 miles away
Donald Adey, who lives in Scotland, admits it is "difficult" being 400 miles from his ward.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Revoke Article 50 petition crashes Parliament website
More than 600,000 people sign a petition on the Parliament site calling for Brexit to be cancelled.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Hunt: No PM 'in living memory' tested like May on Brexit
The foreign secretary suggests the prime minister is under unique pressure over Brexit.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May at Brussels EU summit to urge short delay
The PM heads to an EU summit, hours after a speech telling the nation she was "on their side".

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Home Office 'utterly failing' over immigration detention centres
There are "serious problems" with "almost every part" of the detention centre system, MPs warn.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: 'Tired' public needs a decision, says Theresa May
The PM appeals to the British people over the delay to Brexit and says it is "high time" MPs made a choice.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Theresa May: 'I am not prepared to delay Brexit any further'
The PM says she will not accept a delay to Brexit beyond 30 June, and urges Parliament to "get on with it".

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

PM tells Brexit-weary public 'I'm on your side'
The PM appeals to the public over the delay to Brexit and says it is "high time" MPs made a decision.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

MP condemns Andrea Leadsom in PMQs over LGBT lesson remarks
Lloyd Russell-Moyle MP criticises Andrea Leadsom during PMQs for remarks made in a radio interview.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Tusk: Delay conditional on positive Brexit vote
The president of the European Council says it will be possible to delay Brexit, but only if UK MPs back the withdrawal agreement.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: EU says short delay is possible if MPs back deal
The EU indicates a short extension beyond the Brexit date of 29 March is possible but only if MPs back agreement.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

PMQs: Ed Miliband accuses PM of being a Brexit 'roadblock'
The former Labour leader urges Theresa May to back indicative votes to express Parliament's will.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: 'History will judge Theresa May', says Tory MP
Tory MP Peter Bone says delaying Brexit would be a betrayal to the UK.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: Stella Creasy slams head on desk
Conservative MP Nadhim Zahawi's comments over Brexit causes the Labour MP Stella Creasy's to hit her head on the desk.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Voter ID trials ruled lawful by High Court judge
A crowdfunded campaign to stop voters needing ID has been rejected by the High Court.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Nadine Dorries on PM's Brexit deal
Conservative MP Nadine Dorries says Theresa May's deal "would walk it" if she left office in June.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Theresa May 'not prepared' to delay Brexit past 30 June
Prime Minister Theresa May has written to the European Union to ask for a three month delay to Brexit.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn challenges Theresa May at PMQs
The Labour leader accuses the PM of "incompetence" and "failure" over Brexit

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Labour investigates 'sexual harassment' by MP
Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn is accused of targeting a female party member in a restaurant in 2005.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Stephen Hepburn: Sex harassment claims investigated by Labour
Jarrow MP Stephen Hepburn is accused of targeting a female party member in a restaurant in 2005.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May vows not to delay departure beyond June
The prime minister has written to the EU's Donald Tusk to ask for Brexit to be postponed.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: What happens now?
After failing twice to get her Brexit deal through Parliament, Theresa May is now requesting an extension.

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit delay: How can Article 50 be extended?
MPs have voted to seek a delay to Brexit, so how does this process work?

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May will not ask EU for long extension
No 10 says the PM shares the public's "frustration" at Parliament's "failure to take a decision".

BBC Politics
Mar 20, 2019

Brexit deadlock shows 'democracy all but dead' - Donald Trump Jr
The US president's son, who holds no political position, says Mrs May should have listened to his father.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

MPs criticise EastEnders project
The new Walford was meant to be finished in 2018, but the target is now 2023 and it will cost £27m more.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

MPs criticise EastEnders rebuild project
The new Walford was meant to be finished in 2018, but the target is now 2023 and it will cost £27m more.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit food stockpiling loan ad banned
Advertising chiefs rule people may have felt pressured into taking out a loan by fears of food shortages.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Islamophobia: 'No place' for it in Conservative Party says chairman
The party chairman responds to Islamophobia claims, saying swift action is taken on complaints.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Ex-Labour MPs 'booted' off Foreign Affairs Committee
Labour MPs vote to remove independent MPs Ian Austin and Mike Gapes on a three-line whip.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Less than half of trusted trader applications approved
Only 365 businesses have been granted the status - which could be crucial in a no-deal Brexit - in almost three years, Newsnight learns.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to formally ask for delay
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June or longer, amid reports of a cabinet row.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Protesters target attorney general's Westminster office
The group called for "justice" over the deaths of three teenage boys killed by a dangerous driver.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: How can Article 50 be extended?
MPs have voted to seek a delay to Brexit, so how does this process work?

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU
Feeling a little lost about what's going on with Brexit? Here's our basic guide.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Troubled Families programme could be renamed, says minister
James Brokenshire said the name should not get in the way of the initiative's 'positive objectives'.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on March 29?
Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Grace Blakeley and Owen Paterson on Brexit
Will the UK leave the EU by 29 March? Conservative Brexiteer Owen Paterson and New Statesman journalist Grace Blakeley discuss the issue.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Labour Leave fined £9,000 over referendum donation errors
Labour Leave is fined £9,000 for failing to accurately declare donations before and after the 2016 vote.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?
Will the UK actually leave the EU on 29 March?

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Vote Leave fined over thousands of unsolicited texts
The group could not prove that everybody who received its promotional message had consented.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Cabinet row over Theresa May delay request to EU
The PM will ask the EU for Brexit to be postponed until 30 June with the option of a longer delay, sources tell the BBC.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

John Bercow questioned on vote decision
Speaker John Bercow is questioned by a BBC journalist on his decision to rule out a further vote on the government's Withdrawal Agreement with the EU without "substantial" changes.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

John Bercow: What's the role of a Speaker in Parliament?
Here's a quick refresher on who the Speaker of the House of Commons is and what they do.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

John Bercow: What does Speaker's ruling mean for Brexit?
It was the latest twist in the Brexit saga. But what did John Bercow say and what impact will it have?

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Pro-Brexit activist denies harassing MP Anna Soubry
James Goddard pleads not guilty to three charges following protests outside Parliament.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Public cheated if Brexit not on time says Brexiteer Tory MP
A Tory MP says the public would feel cheated if Brexit did not happen on time.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: New vote not ruled out despite Bercow decision
The government could try to get the PM's Brexit deal through Parliament next week, ministers indicate.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Is the UK actually in a crisis over leaving the EU?
Politicians and the press have been saying it for months. Are they scaremongering, or is the UK in a major crisis?

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to press on with deal despite Bercow ruling
Ministers aim for a vote on the PM's Brexit deal next week, after the Speaker rules it must be changed first.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: DUP influence 'incredibly unhealthy'
The SNP says it is wrong one party has more sway than the Scottish and Welsh Parliaments combined.

BBC Politics
Mar 19, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to discuss next steps after Bercow ruling
Theresa May will meet her top team later as she considers her Brexit plans, after the Speaker's ruling.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Grime music is being 'stifled', MPs say
Urban acts find it harder to put on gigs because of "institutional racism", says an official report.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Lord Winston calls for cycling licences to improve road safety
A Labour peer's concerns are echoed by others in the House of Lords worried about "hoodlums in Lycra".

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Christchurch shootings: Far-right attack 'could happen in UK too'
The UK also faces a "growing threat" from the far right, security minister Ben Wallace says.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Brexit: Can May still bring back her deal after Bercow statement?
How can the government get round the Speaker's statement and get another vote on its Brexit deal?

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Bercow: Next Brexit vote must be different
Speaker John Bercow rejects further Brexit votes without substantial changes to the motion on the PM's deal.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Third Brexit vote must be different - Speaker
John Bercow says the motion MPs vote on must be different to the one that MPs rejected last week.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Fiona Onasanya: Jailed MP protests innocence on YouTube
A petition that could force a by-election and unseat Fiona Onasanya as an MP will open on Tuesday.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Speaker rules out Brexit vote on same motion
John Bercow says the motion MPs vote on must be different to the one that MPs rejected last week.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Merseyside PCC Jane Kennedy quits Labour over 'abuse' in party
Jane Kennedy says she made the decision after Luciana Berger left the party.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Liverpool PCC Jane Kennedy quits Labour over 'abuse' in party
Jane Kennedy says she made the decision after Luciana Berger left the party.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

MP responds to Comic Relief donations drop
David Lammy MP had criticised the charity telethon for promoting the idea of "white saviours".

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says a 'lot more work' needed to get deal through
Jeremy Hunt suggests MPs will only be asked to vote again when ministers are "confident" of victory.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

MPs call for tax on social media firms
Their report says the money should be used to fund research into the health impact of social media.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

'Fake news' during the Cold War
Foreign Office officials fed information to journalists during the Cold War, newly released files show.

BBC Politics
Mar 18, 2019

Brexit: Not too late for real change to PM's deal - Johnson
Boris Johnson says it would be "absurd" to vote again on the PM's Brexit plan before further EU talks.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Post-Brexit migrant salary plans 'would hit Wales harder'
One company boss who relies on foreign workers says the £30,000 salary threshold is "crazy".

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Scots Tory MP may not vote for PM's deal even if DUP do
Ross Thomson, MP for Aberdeen South, told Sunday Politics Scotland that he will make up his own mind on the deal.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Brexit: No new vote on May's deal without DUP support - chancellor
The chancellor says the PM's deal will not return to the Commons this week without enough backing.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

No Brexit deal vote 'without DUP support' - Hammond
Chancellor Philip Hammond says the PM's deal will not return to the Commons this week without enough backing.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Brexit: 'Short extension' needed for PM's deal
The chancellor says it is "physically impossible" to leave the EU on 29 March even if a deal is agreed.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Nick Boles MP: 'I'm not going to be bossed around'
Conservative MP Nick Boles tells Andrew Marr he will not be 'bossed around' into supporting a no-deal Brexit.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Brexit: 'Physically impossible' to leave on 29 March, says chancellor
The chancellor also warns the PM's deal may not return to the Commons if it doesn't have MPs' support.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Conservative MP Nick Boles says he isn't 'ready to give up' on party
The MP, who quit his local group over his Brexit stance, says he does want to be "bossed around".

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Christchurch shootings: Social media 'too slow' at removing footage
A member of the Commons' digital and culture committee says the platforms created their own problems.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign
The campaign is a "danger to public health" as it encourages people to eat more, says MP Tom Watson.

BBC Politics
Mar 17, 2019

Theresa May asks MPs for 'honourable compromise' on Brexit
The prime minister is seeking to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal at the third time of asking.

BBC Politics
Mar 16, 2019

Lib Dems 'on mission from protest back to power', Vince Cable to say
Outgoing leader Sir Vince Cable will also urge his party to keep arguing for staying in the EU.

BBC Politics
Mar 16, 2019

Brexit: DUP says issues remain over deal
The party, which has twice voted against the deal, says it remains in discussions with the government.

BBC Politics
Mar 16, 2019

Nick Boles: Tory MP quits local party over Brexit
Mr Boles, who clashed with the group over Brexit, says "a politician without principles is worthless".

BBC Politics
Mar 16, 2019

Christchurch shootings: Sajid Javid warns tech giants over footage
The home secretary says firms "must do more" after the New Zealand attack was shown live on Facebook.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

What next for the Liberal Democrats?
With Vince Cable stepping down as leader, who might succeed him and what will it mean for the party?

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Brexit: DUP welcomes 'renewed focus' on their concerns after talks
The Democratic Unionists welcome a "renewed focus" on their objections ahead of third Commons vote.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Marvel star Samuel L Jackson visits Westminster
The Hollywood A-lister is in London researching a documentary on slavery.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Brexit: Steve Barclay defends voting against Article 50 extension
Steve Barclay defends his decision to vote against extending Brexit beyond 29 March - even though it is government policy.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

PM's former adviser on Theresa May's leadership
Cabinet collective responsibility "frankly went a while ago", says former No 10 adviser Tom Swarbrick.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Brexit: A simple guide
After a rollercoaster week in UK politics, you would be forgiven for being left confused.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Confused by Brexit? Here's what's happened
After a rollercoaster week in UK politics, you would be forgiven for being left confused.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

George Monbiot and Suzanne Evans on climate change protests
Thousands of schoolchildren worldwide are protesting about pollution and global warming. Climate campaigner George Monbiot and ex-UKIP politician Suzanne Evans discuss the issue.

BBC Politics
Mar 15, 2019

Brexit: Esther McVey hints she will back PM's deal in third vote
Esther McVey tells the BBC Tory Brexiteers will "have to think a different way" in next week's third vote.

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