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BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Greensill: Treasury publishes emails amid lobbying row
More details emerge about the former PM's work for now-failed failed finance firm Greensill Capital.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

MPs grapple with future of British wrestling
An all-party group calls for more regulation to help the industry thrive in UK rings.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Covid-19: VIP fast-track for PPE contracts back in court
Campaigners are challenging the government over directly awarding contracts during the pandemic.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Commonwealth war graves: PM 'deeply troubled' over racism
Boris Johnson apologises over the failure to properly commemorate black and Asian WW1 troops.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Uyghurs: MPs state genocide is taking place in China
More than a million people are estimated to have been detained at camps in the region of Xinjiang.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Mark Fletcher: 'Wrestling rivals politics for bravado'
Conservative MP Mark Fletcher has said wrestling can maybe match politics for bravado and partisan crowds.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Greensill: Emails reveal Cameron's lobbying of Bank of England
More details emerge about the former PM's work for now-failed failed bank Greensill Capital.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Boris Johnson: Climate change about jobs not 'bunny hugging'
Speaking at a virtual summit, Boris Johnson urges world leaders to "build back greener".

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Where do the parties stand in Scotland?
Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Covid-19 and the NHS to education and the environment.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Justin Welby: Archbishop urges forgiveness amid political lobbying row
The Archbishop of Canterbury says 19th Century politicians would not "survive" today's standards.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Welby: Politicians need 'forgiveness and compassion' from public
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, urges the public to have 'forgiveness and compassion' for politicians amid a lobbying row.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Greensill: What is the David Cameron lobbying row about?
Why former PM David Cameron is being investigated over his links with a controversial financier.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Biden: This will be 'decisive decade' for tackling climate change
The White House says the US will curb emissions by 50-52%, as leaders gather for virtual summit.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Hartlepool by-election: Voyeur Christopher Killick stands
Christopher Killick was convicted of a voyeurism offence last year following a campaign by his victim.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Dyson lobbying row: No 10 announces leak inquiry into Johnson's texts
Texts show the PM promised to "fix" a tax issue for Dyson staff working in the UK during the pandemic.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Scottish election 2021: Anas Sarwar says Scotland must move on from 'old politics'
The Scottish Labour leader says his party's manifesto will rebuild the country after the pandemic.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

War graves racism: 'No doubt prejudice played a part in decisions' - Wallace
The government apologises for failing to properly commemorate black and Asian service personnel from WW1.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Compare party policies in Wales
Compare where the parties stand on key issues - from Covid-19 and the NHS to education and the environment.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Racism blamed for failure to commemorate black and Asian troops
Thousands of black and Asian British Empire troops were not remembered properly, a report says.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Greensill lender Credit Suisse suffers 'unacceptable' loss
Credit Suisse raises $2bn to shore up its finances as regulators widen a probe into the Swiss bank.

BBC Politics
Apr 22, 2021

Scottish election 2021: Can unionists block another independence referendum?
In the second of two Scottish election pieces, we look at the parties opposing another vote on independence.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

‘Pervasive racism' blamed for failure to commemorate black and Asian troops
Thousands of black and Asian British Empire troops were not remembered properly, a report says.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Climate change: Biden summit to push for immediate action
Forty world leaders will be urged to increase their carbon-cutting actions at US virtual summit.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Dyson lobbying row: Labour calls for probe into PM texts
The party wants a "thorough investigation" into Boris Johnson's conduct, amid a row over lobbying.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

UK aid budget: Charities call £500m cut a tragic blow
The foreign secretary has set out how the UK's reduced aid budget will be spent.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

UK aid budget: Charities say £500m cuts to humanitarian aid a 'tragic blow'
The foreign secretary has set out how the UK's reduced aid budget will be spent.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Johnny Mercer: Sacked minister attacks 'distrustful' government
Johnny Mercer left government on Tuesday over protections for troops who served during the Troubles.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

MPs back new conduct rules to improve Parliament's culture
Leader of the Commons says new rules on standards in Parliament will lead to "thorough culture change".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Johnny Mercer: 'I was sacked by text'
Former veterans minister Johnny Mercer has said he was fired from government through text.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

European Super League: Why Johnson and Starmer dived into the row
Loads of people hated the European Super League. Here's why politicians did.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Leo Docherty: Minister pledges 'protection' for Troubles veterans
It follows a row over government plans to protect ex-troops who served in Northern Ireland from unfounded prosecutions.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

PM questioned by Conservative MP Saqib Bhatti on European Super League
Conservative MP Saqib Bhatti asks if fans should be at the heart of football decision-making.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

PM questioned on fire and rehire
Labour MP Kim Johnson asks what the government will do about fire and rehire practices.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Ian Blackford: Will prime minister publish Dyson texts?
Ian Blackford also asked Boris Johnson "how many more Covid contracts he had personally fixed".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Starmer: NHS staff didn't get a text from the PM
At PMQs on Wednesday, Sir Keir Starmer has said nurses can't text the prime minister, and have had a "kick in the teeth".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Starmer: Is it right to change tax rules for Dyson?
The Labour leader challenges the prime minister on his texts with businessman Sir James Dyson.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Dyson lobbying row: Boris Johnson makes 'no apology' for seeking ventilators
Sir Keir Starmer accuses the PM of being at the centre of a government beset by "sleaze" at PMQs.

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Lord McFall elected Lord Speaker to oversee peers
The election was triggered by the resignation of Lord Fowler who said he was standing down to "speak his mind".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

MP Flick Drummond quits Twitter over 'out of hand' abuse
Flick Drummond says she will not return to the platform "for the foreseeable future".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

SNP MP Patricia Gibson faces sexual harassment claim
North Ayrshire and Arran MP Patricia Gibson says the allegation is "malicious" and "without foundation".

BBC Politics
Apr 21, 2021

Boris Johnson told Sir James Dyson by text he would 'fix' tax issue
The prime minister and businessman sent text messages over plans for ventilators during the pandemic.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Labour: Save Liberty Steel before it goes bust
The government should step in to save thousands of steel supply chain jobs says Labour.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

NI 100: Majority believes NI will leave UK within 25 years
The figure comes from a poll commissioned by the BBC's Spotlight programme.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Johnny Mercer: Tory MP resigns as defence minister
The Tory MP criticises the scope of a law designed to protect veterans from unfounded prosecutions.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Downing Street scraps plans for White House-style press briefings
A new £2.6m briefing room will be used by Boris Johnson and officials instead.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Boris Johnson challenged over Jennifer Arcuri relationship
The PM is asked if he acted with "honesty and integrity" over his relationship with US businesswoman.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

NI 100: Only 40% think NI's formation should be celebrated
The figure comes from a poll commissioned by the BBC's Spotlight programme.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Race report: Minister defends review for 'challenging orthodoxy'
Kemi Badenoch says the review's findings have been misconstrued - but Labour called it ideological.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Grenfell: Government defeated on fire safety costs plan
For the third time, the House Lords has reinserted protections for leaseholders in fire safety bill.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Wedding industry 'ramping up expectations' for big day, says Bishop
The Bishop of London's call for smaller-scale weddings is criticised as "cruel" by the industry.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Labour's de Cordova on government race quality report
Marsha de Cordova asks how the equalities minister can "defend the indefensible" after speaking up for a race report.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Kemi Badenoch defends attacks on UK ethnic relations report
The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities "stands by" its report on racism claims in the UK, says the equalities minister.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

West Midlands mayoral election 2021 explained
BBC Midlands Today's Political Editor Elizabeth Glinka explains the role of the West Midlands mayor.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

No new smart motorways without additional safety measures
Any motorway without a hard shoulder will need to have radar technology to detect stopped vehicles.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Elections 2021: Will Corby's voice be heard at new council?
Labour fears one of its strongholds may lose out in the first elections for a new unitary council.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Gay conversion ban: Therapy is a 'humiliating and harmful practice'
It is the first time the NI assembly has formally debated calls to ban the controversial practice.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Troubles pension: Budget cuts if London fails to fund scheme, says Murphy
Conor Murphy warns provision of vital public services could be pitted against the needs of victims.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

European Super League: 'No action off the table' over breakaway group - No 10
FA and Premier League officials are told they have the UK government's support to stop the plans.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Welsh election: Tories pledge income tax cut if 65,000 job target is met
The party's manifesto for the Senedd election says it would cut tax if 65,000 new jobs are created.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Greensill: Cameron asked to give evidence at MPs' lobbying inquiry
A committee of MPs is examining the collapse of Greensill and lobbying done on the financial firm's behalf.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

European Super League: PM to meet football officials over breakaway group
Boris Johnson says the plan is "ludicrous" but Real Madrid's president says it will "save football".

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Brexit: Boris Johnson promises to end GB-NI trade barriers
The prime minister says he will take steps to end "ludicrous barriers" to trade between NI and GB.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Scottish election 2021: Can independence supporters force another referendum?
In the first of two Scottish election pieces we explore the differences in the pro-independence movement.

BBC Politics
Apr 20, 2021

Covid contracts: PPE fixer who was Tory donor named in admin error
Samir Jassal, who has campaigned with the PM, was a contact in a £100m deal for Covid safety gear.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

European Super League: Ministers say they will work to block breakaway group
The PM says the government will work to make sure the competition does not go ahead as proposed.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Climate change: UK to speed up target to cut carbon emissions
The PM says carbon emissions must fall by almost 80% by 2035 - 15 years earlier than previously planned.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Government to speed up UK climate change target
Boris Johnson says carbon emissions must fall by 78% by 2035 - 15 years earlier than previously planned.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

'Do you know who the West of England mayor is?'
The PM was short of answers when asked about the Tory mayor while campaigning in Gloucestershire.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

European Super League: Ministers will do 'whatever it takes' to block breakaway
The culture secretary joins the "roars of outrage" after six English football clubs back the competition.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Government joins 'roars of outrage' over Euro league
A "fan-led" review is brought forward after six English football clubs back a new competition.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Super League: 'Government will do everything to prevent this'
The culture secretary says the UK government's looking at "every option" to prevent it happening.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Covid-19: India added to coronavirus ‘red list' for travel
It means most travel to the UK from India will be banned from 04:00 BST on Friday, amid Covid concerns.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Starmer told to leave pub over Covid lockdown policies
The Labour leader is told he has "failed this country" for failing to oppose government lockdown policies.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Coronavirus: 'Vital decision' to put India on red list, says Matt Hancock
The health secretary says UK arrivals will have to quarantine for 10 days after a "variant of concern" is found.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Starmer thrown out of Bath pub in lockdown row
The Labour leader, who was on a walkabout, was confronted by a landlord over lockdown restrictions.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Coronavirus: 'Only sensible' to cancel India trip, says Johnson
The PM's visit has been called off amid concerns over rising Covid cases in the country.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Covid: More than 10m people fully vaccinated in UK
"This milestone shows how far we've come in our fight against this virus," the health secretary says.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Starmer told to leave Bath pub over Covid lockdown policies
The Labour leader is told he has "failed this country" for failing to oppose government lockdown policies.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

US neo-Nazi group should be banned in UK, home secretary says
Atomwaffen Division have been cited as influencing British teenagers convicted of terror offences.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Boris Johnson: Super League 'not good for football'
Boris Johnson says he will work with football authorities to oppose a new European Super League.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Race report: UN experts say conclusions could 'fuel racism'
Human rights experts within the United Nations say the report was "an attempt to normalise white supremacy".

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Boris Johnson postpones India trip over rising Covid cases
It is up to the UK Health Security Agency whether to add India to the UK's travel "red list" says the prime minister

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Scottish election 2021: Tories propose new laws to boost Covid recovery
The Conservative manifesto for May's election says Scotland's focus should be on recovery, not referendums.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Coronavirus: 'Only sensible' to cancel India trip says Johnson
The PM's visit has been cancelled amid concerns over rising Covid cases in the country.

BBC Politics
Apr 19, 2021

Johnson cancels trip to India amid rising Covid cases
Boris Johnson cancels trip to India amid rising Covid cases in the country

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

2021 elections: Voters urged to register ahead of polls deadline
Up to 9.4 million people have not yet ensured they can cast a ballot in May's elections.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Priti Patel: Facebook encryption plan ‘must not hamper child protection'
The Home Secretary will deliver a speech critical of Facebook's privacy plan for its apps.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Priti Patel: Facebook encryption plan ‘must not not hamper child protection'
The Home Secretary will deliver a speech critical of Facebook's privacy plan for its apps.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Frank Judd: Former Labour minister and peer dies aged 86
Paying tribute, the party's leader says he "fought for peace, human rights and social justice".

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Greensill row: Ministers 'will look at' ideas for new lobbying rules
Environment Secretary George Eustice says current systems are "quite robust," but might be tweaked.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Greensill row: Ministers 'will look at' lobbying rules proposals
Environment Secretary George Eustice says current systems are "quite robust," but might be tweaked.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Covid: Indian variant being investigated in UK
Some cases of the Indian variant have been found that are not linked to travel, a scientist says.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

George Eustice:'Sunak didn't do any special favours for Cameron'
Environment Secretary George Eustice defends the chancellor amid the ongoing row over lobbying.

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Rachel Reeves: 'We need real change to restore trust'
Labour MP Rachel Reeves says the Greensill lobbying row is the "tip of the iceberg".

BBC Politics
Apr 18, 2021

Covid in Scotland: 'Mistake' to discharge Covid patients says Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon says moving people from hospital to care homes at the start of the pandemic was an error in hindsight.

BBC Politics
Apr 17, 2021

PM 'risks losing red wall' over lobbying 'shame'
Senior Tory Sir Bernard Jenkin warns Boris Johnson about the crisis escalating in Whitehall.

BBC Politics
Apr 17, 2021

Covid-19: Vaccine passports 'unethical', church leaders warn
More than 1,200 leaders have written to the PM warning Covid certificates are a "form of coercion".

BBC Politics
Apr 17, 2021

Government 'risks public trust' without probes into ministers
Lord Evans says a number of allegations against ministers "haven't been completely investigated".

BBC Politics
Apr 16, 2021

Covid-19: Vaccine passports 'unethical', church ministers warn
More than 1,200 ministers have written to the PM warning Covid certificates are a "form of coercion".

BBC Politics
Apr 16, 2021

Covid in Scotland: Families and friends reunite as restrictions ease
People in Scotland are now able to travel between council areas and meet in groups of six outdoors.

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