As Theresa May fought to save her Brexit negotiations last week – it seems she was also fighting to save her job. So what was going on behind the scenes between the Government and the DUP?
Sleeping rough in Britain more than doubled since 2010
As Britain freezes so too do the thousands sleeping rough in towns and cities across the country, Whilst the majority of us worry about staying warm, for those on the streets the priority is staying alive in sub-zero temperatures.
Macron centre stage on global warming
It’s exactly two years to the day since the nations of the world signed the Paris climate accord to limit man-made temperature rises to two degrees celsius. It’s an agreement Donald Trump has said the USA would now duck out of. So step forward Emmanuel Macron. France’s President has looked beyond politics to host a…
Richard Ratcliffe: ‘I’m definitely more optimistic’
The family of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe say they have been given new hope that she could soon be released from a Tehran jail following Boris Johnson’s visit to Iran at the weekend.
Grenfell: teenage girls make music video about lost friends
Nearly six months on from the Grenfell Tower fire and more than 100 households from the area are still living in temporary accommodation. Thirteen-year-old Yousra Cherbika’ s flat at the foot of Grenfell Tower was damaged, so she and her family have been moved out. and like many others, they will never return to the…
Will a conservative firebrand win in Alabama?
He’s got the backing of Donald Trump and is exactly the sort of populist, ultra-conservative the President wants to see in the Senate. But can Roy Moore win today’s election in Alabama, especially when he has faced multiple historic allegations that he preyed on teenage girls? He denies the allegations.
Evon Idahosa on migrant crisis: ‘There’s certainly enough blame to go around’
Evon Idahosa, a campaigner against modern slavery in sub-Saharan Africa and founder of the Pathfinders Justice Initiative, which aims to eradicate the exploitation of women in the developing world, comments on Amnesty International’s claim that European governments have been complicit in the abuse and torture of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya.
Stephen Kinnock: ‘Number of advisers have come in like vultures preying on vulnerable people’
Stephen Kinnock, Labour MP for the Aberavon constituency, which is home of the Tata Steel complex and many of its workers, discusses pensions.
Steel workers’ anger over pensions
Steel workers in south Wales have attacked what they say has been aggressive advice over their pensions, which they say could cost each of them thousands. Their pension scheme was closed when the owners of the steel works in Port Talbot, Tata Steel, cut a deal with the government to keep the plant open last…
Josh Moon: ‘It’s not been a very good look for Alabama’
Josh Moon, columnist for the Alabama Political Reporter, discusses Roy Moore.
Alison McGovern: ‘UK has lowest growth and highest inflation in Europe’
Conservative MP Kwasi Kwarteng, parliamentary private secretary to the Chancellor, and Labour MP Alison McGovern, who sits on the Treasury select committee, discuss the economy and Brexit.
Inflation rises to near six-year high
Households have just been given an early Christmas present they could do without – inflation hitting its highest level for nearly six years. The rise to 3.1 per cent for November has been fuelled by jumps in the prices of food, computer games, toys and air fares. Wage growth is lagging behind at 2.2 per…
No, 84 per cent of “child migrants” in Sweden are not adults
Leave.EU have made one claim that’s misleading, and another claim that’s simply wrong. FactCheck takes a look.
Menashe Lustig: The unlikely star of the silver screen
Menashe Lustig is just about the most unlikely star of the silver screen. The film tells the story of his struggle to raise his only son after his wife dies. It was filmed unobtrusively on the streets of Brooklyn amongst an intensely private religious group. I’ve been speaking to the star.
TV presenter Keith Chegwin dies aged 60
The tv presenter Keith Chegwin has died at the age of 60. Cheggers as he was near universally know first became famous in the 1970s with shows like Swap Shop, Saturday Superstore and of course Cheggers Plays Pop.
Breakthrough in battle against Huntington’s disease
There’s been a breakthough in the battle against the neurological condition Huntington’s disease. Scientists at University College London used an experimental drug to safely lower levels of the toxic protein which causes the disease.