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BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Rory Stewart MP on 'indicative votes'
The Prisons Minister says Parliament should be allowed to express its view.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Are bots gaming the 'Cancel Brexit' petition?
Questions have been asked about whether all the 3m signatures on the petition are genuine.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Brexit: Petition to revoke Article 50 passes 3m signatures
Online campaign to revoke Article 50 still proving popular - despite Theresa May ruling it out.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

May's speech 'not a great success'
The business secretary tells the BBC "even prime ministers sometimes don't get the tone quite right".

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Question Time: 'I'm 16 and I won't get a say over Brexit'
A 16 year old Question Time audience member says there should be a general election to solve the current impasse over Brexit.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Nigel Farage back in frontline politics as Brexit Party leader
The former UKIP boss says his new party could mobilise quickly if needed to fight European elections.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Dollar singer David Van Day wins Thurrock by-election
The former Dollar and Bucks Fizz star was standing for the Conservatives.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Brexit: 10 ways you could be affected by no-deal
From your weekly shop to your holiday plans, how could a no-deal Brexit affect you?

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Tory MP Chris Davies guilty of false expenses claim
A court hears Chris Davies MP is the "author of his own misfortune" as he admits two charges.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Facebook staff 'flagged Cambridge Analytica fears earlier than thought'
Facebook says concerns raised about data-scraping were not related to the previously reported scandal.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Brexit: Departure date pushed back by at least two weeks
Theresa May is given more time to come up with a Brexit solution after talks with EU leaders.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Plaid Cymru's Adam Price rules out coalition with Labour or Tories
Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price said both parties had a negative impact on people's lives.

BBC Politics
Mar 22, 2019

Brexit: Theresa May to urge MPs to back deal as delay agreed
Theresa May will once more urge MPs to back her deal after the EU says the UK's departure can be postponed.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Plaid MP Edwards not ruling out coalition with Tories
Plaid Cymru's Jonathan Edwards suggests forming a Plaid Welsh Government may mean working with Tories.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: EU leaders agree Article 50 delay plan
Brexit can be postponed until 22 May if MPs back deal next week, or 12 April if they do not.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit extension: 'We are at the moment of decision' - May
Theresa May says she will now focus on getting the deal agreed by MPs when she returns to the UK.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: Three moments that raised a smile
Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker updated reporters at a press conference which had some lighter moments.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Tusk and Juncker Brexit press conference: Moments that raised a smile
Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker updated reporters at a press conference which had some lighter moments.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: EU leaders agree delay
EU leaders have agreed on a plan to delay the Article 50 process, postponing Brexit beyond 29 March..

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: EU leaders agree Brexit delay plan
Brexit can be postponed until 22 May if MPs back deal next week, or 12 April if they do not.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

'Cancel Brexit' petition passes 2m 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

Brexit: EU draft plans propose Brexit delay until 22 May
But draft conclusions say if MPs reject PM's deal next week, a delay until 12 April could be offered.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: MoD prepares for no-deal in Whitehall bunker
Defence officials say the preparations at their Whitehall HQ are part of wider cross government action.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: EU draft plans propose Brexit delay until May
A draft EU document says the delay would come with the condition MPs approve the PM's deal next week.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Article 50 author responds to petition
Lord Kerr says the revocation of Article 50 "isn't politically doable" without a general election or referendum.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: Draft plans propose UK to get delay to 22 May
A draft EU document says the delay would come with the condition MPs approve the PM's deal next week.

BBC Politics
Mar 21, 2019

Brexit: MPs urged not to travel home alone as tensions rise
MPs are urged to take taxis home and not travel alone as tensions rise over crunch Brexit votes.

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

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

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

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.

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