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The British attitude towards a prime ministerial jet

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 13:19
Why has UK never had a presidential-style jet?

VIDEO: Jeremy Hunt rejects call for Acas talks

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 13:07
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says junior doctors' decision to vote for strike action is very disappointing but rejects calls to hold talks at conciliation service Acas.

Public services 'need £1bn more'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:59
Public services need an extra £1bn to respond to an ageing population and rising NHS costs over the next three years, the finance minister warns.

Who could be the next DUP leader?

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:47
As Peter Robinson reveals he is to resign as Northern Ireland first minister and leader of the DUP, who will take over the party reins?

Guide to International Men's Day

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 11:18
A guide to International Men's Day debate in the Commons

Celtic hit out at MSP over wage call

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 10:14
An MSP who called on Celtic to become a living wage employer is accused by the club of using the issue for his own political purposes.

Robinson to step down 'within weeks'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 08:54
Peter Robinson will step down from his roles as Northern Ireland First Minister and DUP leader within weeks, his party confirms.

Regulators to report on HBOS failings

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 07:10
A report examining what led to the collapse of former banking giant HBOS is due later and is expected to be critical of its former bosses.

Corbyn set for first Wales visit

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 06:16
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is making his first visit to Wales since being elected to the position.

Sturgeon 'to listen' to PM's Syria case

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 02:57
Scotland's first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, says she is "prepared to listen" to the case for extending air strikes against so-called Islamic State.

Glasgow drivers pay most CCTV fines

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 01:29
Drivers in Glasgow paid more in fines this year for traffic offences caught on CCTV than any other council area in the UK, new figures show.

Nicola Sturgeon's first year as FM

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 01:21
Nicola Sturgeon’s first year as first minister

Junior doctors 'to vote for strikes'

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 00:03
The results of a ballot of junior doctors in England are to be unveiled later - with a vote in favour of strikes widely expected.

VIDEO: Livingstone sorry for mental health jibe

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 23:42
Ken Livingstone has said he is sorry for "anyone who is offended" by his comment directed at shadow defence minister Kevan Jones

PM to get own plane for official trips

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 23:21
The prime minister and senior ministers are to get their own plane for official trips, a move officials say will save £775,000 a year.

Tories 'failed to act' on bullying

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 20:45
A Conservative MP tells BBC Newsnight that party bosses failed to act on multiple complaints and warnings about bullying, harassment and blackmail by a senior activist.

Lords backs votes at 16 for EU poll

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 20:29
Peers vote to give 16- and 17-year-olds the right to take part in the UK's EU referendum.

Fined farmer tops Tory candidate list

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 19:24
A farmer fined by magistrates for animal offences is chosen as the lead Conservative assembly candidate in the Mid and West Wales region in 2016.

Terror advice 'wrongly put on'

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 18:08
Advice urging the public to run and hide from gunmen was published by mistake on the government's website, the BBC understands.

Jones: No invitation to nuclear fleet

Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:56
The first minister says he no longer wants to see Britain's fleet of Trident nuclear submarines based in Pembrokeshire if it leaves Scotland.