Opposition seek explanation over Trident test 'fail'

Labour and the SNP want ministers to say why a test firing of a Trident missile reportedly went wrong.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 4:27 am

Theresa May to promise to take action for British industry

The PM will vow to help key sectors such as pharmaceuticals and boost skills for the post-Brexit economy.

Posted on: 23 January 2017 | 2:47 am

School budgets near breaking point, say head teachers

School budgets are close to breaking point, suggests research by a head teachers' union.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 6:50 pm

Theresa May 'won't be afraid' to challenge Donald Trump

The PM says she wants to build on the "special relationship" but will say if she finds things "unacceptable".

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 2:34 pm

Theresa May under pressure over Trident missile test

Theresa May is urged to reveal what she knew of a Trident test "misfire" before a vote by MPs, after refusing to say in a BBC interview.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 10:31 am

SNP MPs certain to oppose Article 50

Scotland's Brexit minister says there are no circumstances in which SNP MPs will back triggering Article 50.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 8:46 am

Brexit: Labour would back 'sensible compromise'

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell says Labour must accept the Leave vote but oppose a "kamikaze" exit.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 8:08 am

UK to boost technical skills as part of industrial strategy

Theresa May is to shake up technical education as part of a post-Brexit UK industrial strategy.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 7:38 am

How the world reacted to PM's Brexit speech

Theresa May promised a big speech on Brexit, perhaps against expectation, trying to answer claims that the government didn't have a plan with an explicit wish list of what she hopes to achieve in negotiations with the EU.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 7:01 am

Theresa May refuses to answer questions on Trident 'misfire'

Theresa May refuses to say if she knew about a reported missile test misfire before the Commons Trident vote.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 5:44 am

Theresa May 'not afraid' to tell Trump when things unacceptable

Theresa May is "not afraid" to tell Donald Trump if she finds his comments unacceptable.

Posted on: 22 January 2017 | 4:56 am

Four-year MOT exemption for new cars proposed

The time new cars are allowed on the road before being tested could rise under government proposals.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 10:23 pm

Wooing Berlin

An appeal over a post-Brexit trade deal was met with sniggers in Berlin, Damien McGuinness writes.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 2:44 pm

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to stand in Stoke Central by-election

The UKIP leader will seek to become its second MP by standing in current Labour seat next month.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 6:21 am

Brexit: Australia eyes relaxed UK immigration under trade deal

Australia says it will seek better access for businesses before reaching post-Brexit UK trade deal.

Posted on: 21 January 2017 | 6:09 am

Theresa May congratulates Trump on taking office

Theresa May says she looks forward to meeting the new US president and expects "very frank" talks.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 11:27 pm

Reconsider grammar plan, heads urge May

Secondary heads in North Somerset urge Theresa May to reconsider grammar proposals.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 7:51 pm

Brexiteers in warning to German business

German firms are told they will pay a "high price" if the EU makes life hard for the UK over Brexit.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:16 pm

Nigel Farage hired by Fox News as a political analyst

The former UKIP leader will contribute to Fox News' main channel and business network.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 1:41 pm

Osborne to join investment giant BlackRock as adviser

Former chancellor George Osborne is hired to advise the world's largest fund manager, BlackRock.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 10:45 am

Iain Stewart: I feared being gay would stop me being MP

A Conservative MP tells how he feared he would not be able to pursue a career in politics, because he was gay.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:52 am

Inaugural protests

Thousands of women and men are preparing to march for equality in 14 UK cities and towns. Why?

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:46 am

Quentin Letts' Brexit week speech and political review

Quentin Letts offers a clean Brexit as he tidies up the This Week office and looks at reaction to Theresa May's speech.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:20 am

Sevnica in Slovenia: Home town of Melania Trump

Melania Trump's home town is known for the sale of pants - and a cake bearing her name.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:13 am

Brexit: Labour MP Neil Coyle on Article 50 vote

Neil Coyle says "facts have not changed" and he will vote for the UK to stay in the EU.

Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:01 am