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Council parking charges 'rise 12%'

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:41
The money councils earn from parking increased 12% in the year to April 2014, according to a survey by the RAC Foundation.

Labour MP sorry for 'sexist' remark

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:22
Labour MP Frank Doran apologises for suggesting that the post of fisheries minister was not a "job for a woman".

New sex education advice for schools

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 12:12
Revised guidance has been issued on how schools teach about relationships, sexual health and parenthood.

'Boring' MP deletes erotic favourite

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 11:09
An MP once named one of the most boring on Twitter deletes a "favourited" tweet featuring images of topless female models.

Water bills to fall 'by 5%' by 2020

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:27
Water bills for England and Wales will fall by an average of 5% - not including inflation - by 2020, the regulator Ofwat rules.

Traffickers face life imprisonment

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:17
A specific law is being introduced to combat human trafficking and exploitation for the first time in Scotland.

Hospitals struggling as winter hits

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 10:09
A&E units across the UK are struggling to hit their waiting time target as winter hits, latest figures show.

Rail consultation may open floodgate

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:54
The government has launched a consultation on rail services in East Anglia to ask passengers about the service they receive.

Britain spoke to US about CIA report

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:52
British intelligence agencies spoke to US counterparts about a report into CIA interrogation before it was published, Downing Street says.

Police drop Sadiq Khan phone case

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 08:31
Police are to take no action against MP Sadiq Khan following allegations he used a mobile phone while in his car.

Prime ministers to resume NI talks

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 07:16
The UK and Irish prime ministers are to resume their roles in cross-party talks at Stormont later.

Plan to reduce suicides is launched

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 06:58
A new plan to reduce suicides in Wales by focussing more on at risk groups is launched.

Scottish bonds move step closer

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 00:43
The UK government confirms it is beginning the formal process to allow the Scottish government to issue bonds.

VIDEO: Brand and Farage clash on immigration

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 23:47
Comedian and campaigner Russell Brand calls UKIP leader Nigel Farage a "pound shop Enoch Powell", during a Question Time debate on immigration.

Man jailed for Galloway attack

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 17:52
A man who attacked Respect MP George Galloway while calling him an "anti-Semitic little man" is jailed for 16 months.

Council could scrap chief's post

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 17:46
The chief executive role at Pembrokeshire council could be scrapped following a review by councillors.

VIDEO: MP: Fishing job remark 'not sexist'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 16:29
Labour MP Frank Doran denies it is sexist to say he was unsure whether the fisheries minister is "a job for a woman".

VIDEO: MP on 'idiotic' prison book ban ruling

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 15:01
The judge who found the ban on sending books to prisoners unlawful was "absolutely wrong" says a Tory MP.

Kinloss rescue centre to close

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 13:30
The search and rescue co-ordination centre at Kinloss in Moray is to close, the Ministry of Defence has announced.

Citizenship checks 'missed past crime'

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:44
British citizenship has been granted to people with "very poor immigration histories", according to the chief inspector of borders and immigration.

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