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Councils call for refugee cash help

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 12:57
Local authorities are playing their part in the refugee crisis but need cash help from central government, a Welsh council leader says.

VIDEO: Cameron: UK to take more Syria refugees

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:27
Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK will take "thousands" more refugees who have fled fighting in Syria and are in UN camps in neighbouring countries.

Find a room for refugees, says mayor

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 10:23
Bristol's mayor is urging residents to find a space in their homes for refugees, as the city says it hopes to take some of the "desperate".

Bag use down 71% since 5p charge

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 06:08
The number of single-use carrier bags handed out by shops in Wales falls by 71% since charges were introduced in 2011.

Britain set to accept more refugees

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 05:09
David Cameron is expected to announce plans to increase the number of refugees being allowed into the UK, taking people from Syrian border camps.

Science and maths 'vital for adults'

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 01:27
Adults who lack basic science and maths skills risk being "bamboozled" and making bad decisions, according to a leading scientist.

Care of dying 'still inconsistent'

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 01:25
Palliative care experts say more investment is needed to improve the care of dying patients.

Talks due on devolution funding deal

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 00:36
Scotland's finance secretary is to meet a key Westminster counterpart to try to reach an agreement on a new funding deal for Scotland.

Sturgeon in refugee plea to Cameron

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 00:31
The Scottish first minister writes to Prime Minister David Cameron calling for the UK to accept its "proportionate share" of refugees fleeing conflict and persecution.

VIDEO: Corbyn criticises MPs' 'faux drama'

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 00:10
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has criticised the conduct of MPs in the House of Commons.

Kendall warns of Tory 'wipe out' bid

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 23:44
The Conservatives will launch a drive to "wipe out" Labour as soon as the party chooses its new leader, candidate Liz Kendall warns during a TV debate.

Blunkett: UK must take 25,000 refugees

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 20:06
The UK should take in 25,000 refugees over the next six months, former Labour Home Secretary David Blunkett tells the BBC's Newsnight.

Ex-UKIP candidate apologises for tweet

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 18:44
An former UKIP parliamentary candidate apologises after saying a Syrian boy found drowned in Turkey died because his parents were "greedy for the good life in Europe".

Cross-party talks to begin next week

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 18:04
Downing Street confirms that "urgent, intensive and focused cross-party talks" will begin next week in Belfast in an attempt to resolve the crisis at the assembly.

Cameron 'to be invited to address MEPs'

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 17:49
Prime Minister David Cameron is set to be invited to address the European Parliament about British renegotiation of its EU membership.

UK should 'take share' of refugees

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 16:38
The UK should "take its share" of refugees from Syria, Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies says.

Northern Powerhouse funding call

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 14:19
Large-scale government capital spending of up to £50bn is needed to close the economic gap between the North and the South, a think tank believes.

'Thousands' of Nama advisor calls taped

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 14:02
A businessman tells a Stormont inquiry he has tapes that show an "ingrained culture of inappropriate and possibly illegal conduct" across the political, banking, legal and accountancy sectors.

Sturgeon tears for drowned migrant boy

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:47
Nicola Sturgeon says she was reduced to tears by photos of a dead Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach.

Alcohol price plans face further delay

Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:35
Plans to introduce minimum unit pricing for alcohol in Scotland face further delay, following an initial ruling by Europe's highest court.