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Call to rethink tuition fee subsidies

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:55
Poorer students and colleges in Wales should be the priorities for money used to subsidise tuition fees, opposition parties in the assembly say.

VIDEO: MPs back tax on sugary drinks

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 11:14
A tax on sugary drinks should be introduced as part of a "bold and urgent" set of measures to tackle child obesity in England, MPs say.

VIDEO: Corbyn to decide on Labour Syria vote

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 10:24
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is set to meet his shadow cabinet before deciding whether to allow the party's MPs a free vote on the issue of air strikes in Syria.

Lord Feldman: The key questions

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 09:08
Four key questions about Lord Feldman's future

Poor 'left behind' at climate talks

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 09:00
A UN conference aimed at agreeing a new global approach to climate change has opened in Paris with 147 world leaders due to attend.

Transport industry on board with Metro

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 06:09
Transport industry experts are ready to get on board with a £600m road and rail Metro project for south Wales, the first minister says.

Senior Tories consider bullying claims

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 04:30
Senior Conservatives are due to meet to discuss allegations that a youth organiser bullied a young activist who apparently took his own life.

Deselection fear hangs over Corbyn's critics

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 03:55
Is Labour about to return to fratricide of early 80s?

Corbyn to meet shadow cabinet on Syria

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 03:04
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is due to meet his shadow cabinet to discuss possible air strikes in Syria amid deep splits in the parliamentary party.

Fostered children 'get better grades'

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 01:05
Children in foster care make better educational progress than vulnerable children who remain with their birth parents, research suggests.

Tax on sugary drinks backed by MPs

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 00:40
A tax on sugary drinks should be introduced as part of a "bold and urgent" set of measures to tackle child obesity in England, MPs say.

GP funding is 'robbing the poor'

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 00:25
GPs in deprived areas are not getting the funding they need to tackle health inequalities, according to research commissioned by the Scottish government.

HS2 section to open six years early

Mon, 11/30/2015 - 00:00
The proposed high-speed rail link between Birmingham and Crewe will be opened six years earlier than planned, in 2027, Chancellor George Osborne says.

Police force's £560k unused mobile bill

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 16:55
A police force spends £560,000 for a mobile phone service over two years which was never used before the mistake was spotted.

Student uni funding 'unsustainable'

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 14:24
The body representing universities in Wales says the way Welsh students are funded is unsustainable.

Witness request in Tory bullying probe

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 13:39
The Conservative Party urges anyone with information about claims of bullying within a Tory youth wing to get in touch with its investigation.

Kinnock wants 'free vote' over Syria

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 12:37
The Labour Party leader should allow a free vote on UK military action in Syria, says one of the party's newest Welsh MPs, Stephen Kinnock.

I'm not going anywhere, Corbyn says

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 11:57
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn insists he is "not going anywhere", despite reports of potential coup plots against him by Labour MPs.

Watershed call for TV junk food ads

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 08:36
Television adverts promoting food which is high in fat, salt and sugar should be banned until after the 21:00 watershed, Wales' health minister says.

Fallon warns of Paris-style attack risk

Sun, 11/29/2015 - 04:44
A Paris-style attack could "easily" happen in UK cities, says Defence Secretary Michael Fallon as he steps up efforts to win MPs' backing for air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria.