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'Catalogue of failures' hit Kids Company

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:53
The charity Kids Company collapsed after an "extraordinary catalogue of failures" say MPs, who also criticise the charity's trustees.

May's surveillance bill 'confusing'

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:42
Theresa May must spell out more clearly how her plan to store internet browsing records will work in practice, MPs say.

Proposed burial law 'lacks ambition'

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 00:04
MSPs on Holyrood's local government committee say the new Burial and Cremation Bill "lacks detail and ambition" to reform services.

'No EU deal yet' for Cameron and Tusk

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 21:57
The European Council president leaves a meeting with David Cameron declaring there is "no deal" yet over a renegotiation of the UK's relationship with the EU.

Borders will disappear - McDonnell

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 15:12
Labour's John McDonnell says borders between countries will become "irrelevant" by the end of the century.

Corbyn 'low payers' plan criticised

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 13:08
Jeremy Corbyn's plan to penalise low paying firms is rejected as "unworkable" by Labour's shadow business spokesman Angela Eagle.

EU chief warns of dilemma for Scotland

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:48
A top EU official says Scotland should not have to choose between membership of the UK and the EU.

Google deal 'not a glorious moment'

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 12:37
Google's £130m UK tax settlement was "not a glorious moment" for the government, Business Secretary Sajid Javid acknowledges.

Ukip chairman faces sex call claims

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 10:30
The chairman of the UK Independence Party in Scotland has stood down after appearing at Glasgow Sheriff court accused of making sexual phone calls.

Powers plan 'problematic' warning

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 08:16
Plans to give the Welsh government extra powers are "problematic" and open to legal challenge, a constitutional expert warns.

Labour's McDonnell publishes tax return

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 08:01
Labour's John McDonnell publishes his personal tax return amid the row over the UK's tax deal with Google - and urges Chancellor George Osborne to do the same.

Cameron seeks EU benefits 'brake' change

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 07:49
David Cameron will put forward changes to a proposed "emergency brake" on in-work benefits for EU migrants when he meets a senior EU official later.

Sentencing race divide under scrutiny

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 03:20
David Cameron asks a Labour MP to examine why black offenders are more likely to be jailed than white offenders in English and Welsh courts.

Oxbridge places 'elude local students'

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 01:54
Poor children in the university cities of Oxford and Cambridge have less chance of good grades than those in London's most deprived boroughs, says a report.

Review of NHS drugs assessment ordered

Sun, 01/31/2016 - 00:33
An independent review is to be carried out into the way drugs are assessed for use on the NHS in Scotland.

Prison 'as bad as you can imagine'

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 10:14
Prison is not "soft" but is "as bad as you could possibly imagine", Nick Hardwick, the outgoing chief inspector of prisons in England and Wales, says.

Cross-border trains 'threat' dismissed

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 08:15
Concerns direct cross-border rail services could be under threat due to devolution are dismissed by Wales' transport minister.

Lawson calls for corporate tax reform

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 04:19
Former Chancellor Lord Lawson calls for radical reform of how big companies are taxed in response to the row about Google's arrangements in the UK.

SNP holds disabled members conference

Sat, 01/30/2016 - 00:09
The SNP is to hold a conference for disabled party members as opposition politicians attack the party's record in government.

Liberal Democrat Lord Roper dies

Fri, 01/29/2016 - 21:29
Liberal Democrat peer and former chief whip Lord Roper dies aged 80 after a long battle with illness.

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