With the prospect of a bleak few months ahead, many people are looking forward to summer.
We are still waiting for that expected Brexit deal – it will need to be ratified by MPs, with hardline pro-Brexit Tories insisting they will scrutinise every detail. Labour though are likely to support it.
Secondary school students in England will not be starting the new term next year at the same time.
They work behind closed doors and they’re paid for by the taxpayer – to the tune of some £10 million in total, it turns out.
The government has unveiled plans to crack down on gambling – including raising the age limit for playing the National Lottery to 18.
The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions will fall sooner and by more than any other major economy in the coming years.
Ministers say they are trying to head off the prospect of travel chaos and overcrowding over the festive period
The government has said it remains committed to Conservative manifesto commitments not to raise income tax, VAT or National Insurance. It comes after the chancellor announced yesterday that he would jettison the party’s commitment to spend 0.7% of GDP on foreign aid. Today, the IFS warned that Rishi Sunak’s spending review is likely to result…
Priti Patel has said she is “absolutely sorry” to anyone she has upset, after an official investigation found that at times, her behaviour could be described as bullying.
Boris Johnson is calling it a “once in a generation” plan to modernise the armed forces
More than three years after the Grenfell Tower disaster, the government has unveiled its shakeup of housing policy – aimed at empowering millions of social housing tenants and holding landlords to account. Ministers say they were following through on their promise to Grenfell survivors – to never again let the voices of residents go unheard.
Liz Bates joined us with the latest from Westminster.
A series of Conservative MPs have welcomed the news as a chance for Boris Johnson to get a fresh start.
The NHS, government and the police must take action to ensure they protect the human rights of Black people equally to those of white people, according to an inquiry.
Boris Johnson has described the United States as Britain’s “closest and most important ally” – but just how special is their future relationship likely to be?