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BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit
Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

#BBCAskThis: Clive Myrie speaks to Adam Price
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

European elections 2019: Expats fear postal votes will not count
Some UK citizens living abroad have received their European election postal votes late - or not at all.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Brexit: Calls grow for Theresa May to resign in bill backlash
Several cabinet ministers tell the BBC the PM cannot stay on as the backlash to her Brexit plan grows.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

PM accused of 'throwing veterans to the wolves'
Mark Francois is one of five Tory MPs to use PMQs to raise the issue of soldiers who served in NI.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Schools 'crowd fund for pencils, glue and books'
The prime minister says the government is putting a "record level of funding". into schools, after Jeremy Corbyn asks about some closing early on Fridays.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May urges MPs to back her plan after backlash
After a backlash over her new plan, the PM insists there needs to be "compromise on all sides".

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Will MEPs get pensions?
Reality Check runs through some of the questions cropping up most often ahead of the European elections.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Plans to stand firm as PM's future unclear
But there's a recognition in Downing Street of how difficult it will be to get Theresa May's Brexit plan to a vote.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

#BBCAskThis: Joanna Gosling speaks to John Healey
Labour MP John Healey answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

PMQs: Blackford and May on changes to PM's Brexit deal
The SNP's Westminster leader says the prime minister is "ignoring reality" over her Brexit deal and that "her time is up".

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

PMQs: Corbyn and May on saving British Steel and jobs
Jeremy Corbyn says the government has "again failed our steel industry" with thousands of jobs at risk at British Steel and in its supply chain.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Ministers 'must act' on modern slavery
A review of the Modern Slavery Act says laws must be strengthened and it makes 80 recommendations.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Michael Gove says MPs should 'reflect' on latest Brexit plan
The cabinet minister tells Today that MPs have the choice of a deal, no deal or no Brexit.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Poverty in the UK is 'systematic' and 'tragic', says UN special rapporteur
The UK's social safety net has been "deliberately removed", says a UN-commissioned report on the UK.

BBC Politics
May 22, 2019

Peterborough by-election candidates debate
Fifteen candidates are fighting to win the vacant MP's seat in the cathedral city.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections 2019: Expats in France fear postal votes will not count
Some UK citizens in France have received their European election postal votes late - or not at all.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections: First time voters have their say
Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections: First-time voters have their say
Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Straws: UK government to bring in new controls on plastic
In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on plastic next year.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items
In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on plastic next year.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Politicians and the perils of projectiles
Cats, shoes, eggs and milkshakes - why people throw things at politicians.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections 2019: Parties hold final rallies ahead of vote
On the penultimate day of the EU election campaign, parties seek to shore up their support.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Monmouth MP called a liar amid rise in threats
David Davies, who wears a body camera, is called a liar and a traitor while giving an interview.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Monmouth MP David Davies called a liar amid rise in threats
David Davies, who wears a body camera, is called a liar and a traitor while giving an interview.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit supporting MP called a liar while giving TV interview
David Davies, who wears a body camera because of abuse, is also called a traitor outside Parliament.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: Is there anything new in Theresa May's 'new deal'?
The PM wants MPs them to vote on what she says is a "new" Brexit deal - but what exactly has changed?

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 payment from Arron Banks
The Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over the £450,000 sum.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

#BBCAskThis: Ben Brown speaks to Richard Braine
The UKIP candidate answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Adult social care: Who will pay when we get old?
Councils could face a funding "black hole" of more than £50bn over the next six years, a report says.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will vote against PM's Brexit bill
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May's Brexit offer is "a rehash of what was discussed before".

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: Has time run out for another referendum?
While the timescale is incredibly tight, it's not impossible.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections 2019: Change UK increases Facebook ad spend
Change UK has spent more than £60,000 in the past week on the platform, while UKIP spent under £100.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: PM says MPs have 'one last chance' to back her deal
Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May offers MPs vote on another referendum
Theresa May says she does not want another referendum, but tells MPs they can "make their case" for one if they back her Brexit deal.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: What happens next?
The EU and UK have agreed a further delay to Brexit until 31 October. So how will the deadlock be broken?

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Tory MP: Maternity leave 'not a time for redundancy'
Conservative MP Maria Miller introduces a bill that would prevent firms from sacking pregnant women.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

English councils 'face £50bn funding black hole'
A lobby group says councils could resort to providing the "bare minimum" because of rising costs.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

'One last chance' to get Brexit done, says PM
Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Nigel Farage to be examined over £450,000 from Arron Banks
The Brexit Party leader is referred to a European Parliament committee over the £450,000 sum.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

British Steel should be nationalised, urges Labour
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections 2019: Watchdog defends Brexit Party scrutiny
The Electoral Commission says it acted after "significant public concern" over the party's funding.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit bill: PM to set out details of customs compromise
The plan, including the idea of a temporary customs relationship, is aimed at winning over Labour MPs.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

MP calls for stronger job protection for mothers and pregnant women
Conservative MP Maria Miller says government plans to extend safeguards do not go far enough.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

2019 European Elections: Watchdog defends Brexit Party scrutiny
The Electoral Commission says it acted after "significant public concern" over the party's funding.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit bill: Cabinet backs PM's Brexit compromises offer
The PM's plan includes the idea of a temporary customs relationship, aimed at winning over Labour MPs.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

European elections 2019: Voters in Weston-super-Mare
Weston-super-Mare voted in line with the 52-48 national result to leave the EU in 2016, but have views changed since then?

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Brexit: PM seeks cabinet support for withdrawal bill
Theresa May wants her ministers to back measures aimed at winning over Labour MPs.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Scottish government 'too close' to salmon farmers
The Scottish government and regulators are accused of being too close to the salmon farming industry.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Historical abuse: 'Two-year wait' for compensation payments
It will take time to set up a board to approve victims' claims, warn senior civil servants.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

British Steel on verge of administration
The UK's second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat.

BBC Politics
May 21, 2019

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with assault
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

'Broken' care system for most vulnerable
Patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down, a report says.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Brexit: Hammond to warn Tories over no-deal 'hijack'
The chancellor claims a no-deal Brexit would cause harm and "hijack the result of the referendum".

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: What is a pro-Brexit area's view now?
What do people in one of 2016's most pro-Brexit areas think about the upcoming European Elections?

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

The Canvey Island view on Euro elections
What do people in one of 2016's most pro-Brexit areas think about the upcoming European Elections?

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Nigel Farage: Milkshake thrown at Brexit Party leader
Video footage shows Nigel Farage having a milkshake thrown at him during a campaign walkabout.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: Remainers are angry too, says Vince Cable
The Lib Dem leader says young people feel their future was "taken away from them" by the Brexit vote.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Brexit: Remainers are angry too, says Vince Cable
The Lib Dem leader says young people feel their future was "taken away from them" by the Brexit vote.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: Heseltine loses Tory whip over Lib Dem vote
The Tory peer has been disciplined after saying he would back the Lib Dems in European elections.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Lord Heseltine loses Tory whip after endorsing the Lib Dems
The Tory peer has been disciplined after saying he would back the Lib Dems in European elections.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

#BBCAskThis: Ben Brown speaks to Vince Cable
The Liberal Democrat leader answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Extend legal protections to Northern Ireland veterans, say MPs
The Commons hears soldiers are "living in fear" as it debates a petition urging immunity from prosecution.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

#BBCAskThis: Joanna Gosling speaks to Ashley Fox
During the European Parliamentary elections campaign the main UK parties will be interviewed on the BBC News Channel.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

NI secretary Karen Bradley accused of 'delaying' abuse compensation
Frustration as Karen Bradley asks politicians 11 more questions about compensating abuse victims.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: Greens targeting 'squeamish' Labour voters
Caroline Lucas says her party's anti-Brexit message will appeal to "progressive" voters on the left.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: Electoral Commission reviewing Brexit Party funding
The Electoral Commission will visit the party's offices amid a row over donations.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

MP Jess Phillips in LGBT teaching row with protester
Jess Phillips calls for an exclusion zone outside a primary school at the centre of the protests.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Lord Heseltine defends decision to vote for Lib Dems
The Tory peer, who is facing calls to be expelled, insists he is acting in the "national interest".

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Farage hit by milkshake during walkabout
The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle as part of a tour of the country.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: What are the rules on party funding?
There are strict rules around party donations, but how do they work?

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

What are the rules around funding political parties?
There are strict rules around party donations, but how do they work?

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Sajid Javid: New espionage bill will tackle threats
Foreign spies could have to register their presence under a new bill, the home secretary says.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Eurovision: Is Brexit to blame for the UK's latest flop?
Some put the UK's last-place finish down to a Brexit backlash, but there are other factors at work.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

What the parties think about Brexit
UK elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching - what are the parties' policies?

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

2019 European elections: What are we voting on?
BBC Brussels correspondent Adam Fleming reminds us what we are actually voting on in the EU Elections

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Nigel Farage: Party funding claims 'a disgusting smear'
Ex-Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for an investigation into The Brexit Party's finances.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

EU elections: Voters divided and uncertain
Ahead of Thursday's EU elections, some people are unsure about which party to support as the UK votes for MEPs.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

European elections 2019: Views of voters in Leeds
Ahead of Thursday's EU elections, some people are unsure about which party to support as the UK votes for MEPs.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Tory MPs launch rival campaign groups
Members of the two groups will set out their future strategies for the Conservative Party.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

2019 European elections opinion polls: How are the parties faring?
Brexit Party leads polls for the European elections, with the Tories on course for a historic low.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Week ahead at Holyrood: Parking tax proposals
MSPs will discuss the workplace levy which could see motorists pay for parking at work.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Brexit: Matt Hancock urges MPs to vote for bill
The health secretary says they should support it in June's vote and worry about the detail afterwards.

BBC Politics
May 20, 2019

Tackling skills gap ‘harmed by short-term politics'
Vocational education plans are "disjointed and inconsistent", says skills organisation.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

European elections 2019: Views from centre of England
What do people living in the village of Meriden think about the EU elections?

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

MPs to debate immunity for Northern Ireland veterans
Tory MPs to call for action amid reports No 10 has blocked move to limit scope for prosecutions.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

Staff shortages 'abusing good will of nurses'
Nursing chiefs want to see safe staffing rules enshrined in law as 40,000 posts remain vacant.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

What's at stake in the EU elections
Europe is preparing for a key test of democracy with elections to the European parliament this week.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

Brexit: New UK PM will not alter withdrawal deal - Coveney
Ireland's deputy prime minister says "the personality might change" but the Brexit deal will not.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

European elections 2019: 'We want to keep Scotland in the EU' - Sturgeon
SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon says the party's position is in line with how Scotland voted in 2016 and with public opinion.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says SNP 'most consistent'
The SNP leader believes her party has articulated a consistent and clear anti-Brexit message.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

Brexit: Rory Stewart on 'bold offer' to Labour
The international development secretary says Labour and the Conservative are not far apart on what they want from a Brexit deal.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

European Elections 2019: Lib Dems are the stop Brexit party - Cable
The Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable says his party believes in stopping Brexit in a "proper and democratic way".

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

European elections 2019: Chuka Umunna calls for Article 50 revocation
Change UK's Chuka Umunna says revoking Article 50 is the only way to ensure there is time for a further referendum on EU membership.

BBC Politics
May 19, 2019

European elections 2019: Corbyn sets out Labour's Brexit position
Jeremy Corbyn says the British media is obsessed with defining people on how they voted in the 2016 EU referendum.

BBC Politics
May 18, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May plans 'bold offer' to get support for deal
Extra protections for workers are expected to be among the proposals to be offered by Theresa May.

BBC Politics
May 18, 2019

Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy'
The Labour MP rejects the Cold War claims and says he did not have access to such sensitive material.

BBC Politics
May 18, 2019

Revenge porn laws 'not working', says victims group
Victims should receive anonymity and laws need to include threats to share images, a victims group says.

BBC Politics
May 18, 2019

Tommy Robinson: Trouble flares at event in Oldham
Footage posted on social media shows clashes between supporters and counter-demonstrators in Oldham.

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