UK Politics

  • 11 Nov 2018

    Standing before Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin the French President warned old demons are resurfacing and condemned nationalism.

  • 29 Sep 2018

    We’re in Birmingham on the eve of the Tory Party conference as internal rows, warnings from business about Brexit and a leaky app which revealed MP’s private information to the public threaten to overshadow the event before it begins.

  • 26 May 2018

    MPs say a scheme meant to help Afghan civilians who worked for the British armed forces as interpreters is an “utter failure” – with thousands of people living under “continual daily threat”.

  • 17 Jun 2017

    Theresa May met survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire – as well as volunteers and community leaders – in Downing Street this afternoon. And while she reassured families affected by the disaster that the Government was there for them, she admitted that support on the ground in the initial hours was simply not good enough.

  • 11 Jun 2017

    Michael Fallon has defended the Conservative’s proposed “accommodation” with the Democratic Unionist Party, saying any deal would only apply to big issues rather than the party’s controversial stance on social issues. But in Northern Ireland itself there are increasing concerns about what impact any deal could have on the peace process.

  • 11 Jun 2017

    The number of women MPs is at an all-time high after Thursdays Vote. There’s also a rise in the number of LGBT, ethnic minority and disabled representatives. So what can we expect from this latest re-balancing of representation in the Mother of Parliaments?

  • 11 Jun 2017

    Former Conservative Deputy Prime Minister Lord Heseltine on the issue that he believes is dividing the Conservative party.

  • 11 Jun 2017

    Michael Crick asks whether Mrs May is showing any signs of confidence after the chaos of the last three days.

  • 11 Jun 2017

    The day began with former Chancellor George Osborne describing Theresa May as a “dead woman walking” and her Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon denying the controversial floated deal with the DUP was a formal coalition. It ended with the Prime Minister’s reshuffle of her cabinet and more questions about where this political impasse is headed.

  • 4 Jun 2017

    Well normal politics hasn’t quite been suspended today – as the PM confirmed the election will go ahead as planned on Thursday. She used her response on the attack to outline her plans on national security. While Jeremy Corbyn will give a speech in the next half hour addressing the attack and setting out Labour’s…

  • 4 Jun 2017

    7 people killed and forty eight injured, twenty one of them in critical condition. A third major attack in three months and four days before polling day will terror change the course of politics?

  • 30 May 2017

    An audience of under-30s and over-60s debate security and terrorism following the Manchester attack.

  • 29 May 2017

    For the last year the celebrated transvestite potter Grayson Perry has been exploring the divisions that lead to last June’s Brexit vote. But do they still define us? Perry has a new documentary tomorrow night on Channel 4 – and a new piece of work – two vases representing “leave” and “remain”. And he’s been…

  • 29 May 2017

    Theresa May has been defending her record on security at a campaign event in Twickenham today – claiming she had excluded more hate preachers from the country as Home Secretary than ever before. But is the issue proving so important to voters – or are they still making decisions on the bedrock issues like health,…

  • 26 May 2017

    The election campaign got back into full swing today, with polls showing that the Conservative lead over Labour is narrowing. This morning, Jeremy Corbyn drew a link between the UKs involvement in foreign wars and terrorism at home – arguing that British foreign policy had to change. The Conservatives accused him of a “totally inappropriate…