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UK 'should review Commons security'

2 hours 21 min ago
A former cabinet minister calls for a review of UK parliamentary security procedures after a series of shootings in Canada.

Reasons to be cheerful from IDS?

3 hours 3 min ago
Is Iain Duncan Smith giving the cabinet reasons to be cheerful?

New hereditary peer elected to Lords

5 hours 34 min ago
The great-grandson of former Prime Minister Herbert Asquith is elected as a new hereditary member of the House of Lords.

Juncker: Migration rules must stay

5 hours 44 min ago
EU Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker insists freedom of movement rules cannot be changed, putting him at odds with the UK.

Tories split over Juncker's Commission

6 hours 20 min ago
Tories in Brussels split over Juncker's Commission

Powell 'advice' examined by police

6 hours 38 min ago
Police are examining if a former No 10 chief of staff potentially perverted the course of justice by advising a republican not to return to the UK.

Sharp fall in youth unemployment

7 hours 1 min ago
The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.

VIDEO: UK Ebola planning 'excellent'

7 hours 7 min ago
Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies tells MPs that the UK is well prepared in case of a potential Ebola outbreak.

VIDEO: UK immigration 'far too much'

8 hours 2 min ago
Pressure group Migration Watch UK says the level of immigration to the UK is 'far too much for what we can manage".

VIDEO: Woolf 'clearly not suitable for the role'

8 hours 11 min ago
Fiona Woolf is "clearly not suitable" to chair an inquiry into historical child abuse, says Labour MP Simon Danczuk.

PM: Buck stops with me on criminals

8 hours 17 min ago
Prime Minister David Cameron tells MPs the "buck stops with me" when it comes to deporting foreign criminals from the UK.

Worcestershire's devolution debate

8 hours 42 min ago
Worcestershire backs devolution plan for city regions as the debate over decentralisation of powers heats up.

Universal credit 'in place by 2018'

9 hours 2 min ago
Most benefit claimants will have transferred onto the government's universal credit scheme by the end of 2018, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith predicts.

VIDEO: Can Cameron give a VAT rise pledge?

9 hours 10 min ago
Labour MP Nic Dakin challenges David Cameron about a VAT rise while he remains in post.

VIDEO: PM challenged on girl's hospital letter

9 hours 58 min ago
A letter written by a 10-year-old girl to David Cameron about the West Cumberland Hospital is raised at PMQs.

VIDEO: Will PM stand by pre-referendum pledges?

10 hours 4 min ago
David Cameron is asked about standing by pre-referendum pledges on more powers for the Scottish government.

Man thrown out of Commons at PMQs

10 hours 17 min ago
A man is thrown out of the public gallery in the House of Commons after a disturbance during Prime Minister's Questions.

VIDEO: Clashes on English and Welsh NHS

10 hours 19 min ago
David Cameron and Ed Miliband accuse each other of not answering questions as they clash over NHS services.

DJ Mike Read withdraws UKIP song

10 hours 59 min ago
Former BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read requests a song he wrote in support of UKIP be withdrawn from sale following complaints it was racist.

VIDEO: Farage: 'Lord Hill should be Lord who'

11 hours 23 min ago
UKIP leader Nigel Farage condemns appointment of UK's Lord Hill to EU Commission and says the body is 'anti-democratic'.

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