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Putin 'would see EU exit as weakness'

1 hour 55 min ago
Hilary Benn claims Vladimir Putin would see Brexit as a sign of "weakness" - but "leave" campaigners accuse of him resorting to scare tactics.

What MPs say is wrong with spy bill

2 hours 52 min ago
MPs send Theresa May back to the drawing board

Psychiatrist struck off over affair

4 hours 23 min ago
Psychiatrist Adam Osborne is struck off the medical register for having a two-year affair with a vulnerable patient.

'Heated meeting' over airport offer

6 hours 26 min ago
A senior civil servant admits having a "heated meeting" with the Welsh government team negotiating the price to buy Cardiff airport.

Civil service pension firm 'didn't cope'

6 hours 51 min ago
Civil service pensions mutual MyCSP "did not cope" with the workload after it took over administration from Capita in 2014, the National Audit Office has said.

Doctors' contract to be imposed - Hunt

6 hours 52 min ago
Ministers are to impose a contract on junior doctors in England after a final offer was rejected by the British Medical Association.

Google defends UK tax arrangements

7 hours 16 min ago
Google's UK chief defends the search giant's tax arrangements in a hearing before MPs on the Commons Public Accounts Committee.

Scots fiscal talks deadline extended

7 hours 17 min ago
The deadline for a deal underpinning Scotland's future finances is pushed back as negotiations continue on the so-called fiscal framework.

UKIP petition calls for Gill to go

7 hours 27 min ago
A petition calling for Nathan Gill to be removed as UKIP Wales leader has been sent to the party's ruling body.

New engine secures Toyota factory jobs

7 hours 59 min ago
A new hybrid engine is to be built at Toyota's Deeside factory, securing jobs.

Spy law 'a dragnet approach', says Clegg

9 hours 43 min ago
The draft internet monitoring bill has been criticised as "a dragnet approach" and "disproportionate" by former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.

Making government a bit more digital

10 hours 14 min ago
Making government a bit more digital

Could 'unity reshuffle' follow EU referendum?

10 hours 46 min ago
Ministerial minds are turning to what happens after EU referendum

'Remove BBC board's Welsh trustee'

12 hours 48 min ago
The BBC board's Welsh trustee should be removed as part of a management shakeup, an influential committee of MPs recommends.

Labour's troubles with the bomb

16 hours 59 min ago
The party's troubled relationship with the nuclear weapons it created

Labour MP sorry for Tunbridge map slip

17 hours 23 min ago
Labour's local government spokesman acknowledges he "made a slip" when he suggested Tunbridge Wells was in Surrey rather than Kent.

Goal difference

18 hours 2 min ago
Does the UK want different things from Europe?

English votes system 'unstable' say MPs

18 hours 41 min ago
The system of 'English Votes for English Laws' is too complicated and may not last long due its lack of support, a committee of MPs warns.

University bosses' pay 'inflation-busting'

18 hours 45 min ago
Vice-chancellors at UK universities receive average salary packages of £272,000 a year, the University and College Union says.

Closure of women's prison to begin

18 hours 46 min ago
The closure of Scotland's only female prison will begin this summer, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson is expected to announce later.