Labour to launch anti-Semitism inquiry

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to hold an independent inquiry into anti-Semitism, in the wake of the row that has seen a Labour MP and Ken Livingstone suspended.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 5:34 pm

VIDEO: Labour to launch anti-Semitism inquiry

Jeremy Corbyn is to hold an independent inquiry into anti-Semitism and other forms of racism, Labour says.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 4:33 pm

City to 'thrive' after Brexit say bosses

More than 100 business figures throw their weight behind the campaign to leave the EU, arguing the City of London will "thrive and grow" outside the European Union.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 12:38 pm

Shaky truce as Labour look to polls

Shaky truce in anti-Semitism row as Labour look to polls

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 12:21 pm

UK democracy 'needs Lib Dem recovery'

Leader Tim Farron says it is "in the interests of British democracy" that the Lib Dems recover in next week's UK-wide elections.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 11:55 am

Farage blasts Vote Leave campaign

The official EU Leave campaign has failed to campaign hard enough on immigration so far, UKIP leader Nigel Farage says.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 10:38 am

Corbyn 'probably won't' visit Wales

The first minister says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will "probably not" visit Wales before the assembly election.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 10:30 am

Foreign secretary in Cuba visit

Philip Hammond says he is keen to "forge new links" with Cuba as he becomes the first UK foreign secretary to visit the country since before the communist revolution of 1959.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 10:04 am

Do we export five times as much to EU as to Commonwealth?

Do we export five times as much to EU as to Commonwealth?

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 9:42 am

Business rates discussed in campaigns

Scotland's political leaders discuss their business policies after calls for a "comprehensive" review of rates.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 8:10 am

Expenses fraud MEP jailed for four years

An MEP who dishonestly claimed about £100,000 in expenses with a "sustained pattern of stealing" is jailed for four years.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 8:08 am

Major in North Korea Brexit claim

Sir John Major tells Brexiteers to "go to North Korea" if they want "undiluted sovereignty." as Leave campaigners say he is nearly always wrong about the EU.

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 6:15 am

What's the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism?

What's the difference between anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism?

Posted by on 29 April 2016 | 3:43 am

MPs criticise Right to Buy extension

The government's plan to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants is sharply criticised by a group of MPs.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 6:05 pm

VIDEO: Cameron wants Corbyn to join him on EU

The Prime Minister has told the BBC that he wants the Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn to campaign alongside him in the run up to the EU referendum.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 4:45 pm

'More time needed' for Tories probe

Police and prosecutors should ask for more time to decide whether to bring prosecutions over the Conservatives' 2015 election returns, says a watchdog.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 12:35 pm

Profile: Ken Livingstone

The colourful and controversial career of former Labour mayor

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 10:44 am

Labour donor Mills quits Vote Leave

Home shopping magnate John Mills - one of Labour's biggest donors - quits the cross-party Vote Leave campaign.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 10:42 am

Cameron and ex-union chief in EU warning

David Cameron and a former union chief call for a vote to stay in the EU, as the PM is accused of watering down new trade union laws in return for campaign funding pledges.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 9:27 am

Tory MP: Government at rotten heart of EU

Tory MP Bernard Jenkin claims David Cameron watered down union reforms to ensure their support the EU referendum, telling MPs "this stinks".

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 8:26 am

Young voters step up to election debate

The BBC's Generation 2016 projects bring the voices of younger people to BBC programmes and content around elections and political events.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 1:48 am

VIDEO: Labour 'has an anti-Semitic problem'

Labour must deal with the anti-Semitic views of some of its members and politicians according to two senior peers who are also leading members of the UK's Jewish community.

Posted by on 28 April 2016 | 12:08 am

DSD pulls out of £300m development plan

The Department of Social Development (DSD) pulls out of a £300m development project in Belfast.

Posted by on 27 April 2016 | 6:06 am

Profile: Lord Alfred Dubs

The peer fled the Nazis aged six. Now he's leading calls to help others

Posted by on 26 April 2016 | 7:03 am

VIDEO: Hunt's plea to doctors ahead of strike

Junior doctors will stop providing emergency cover for the fist time in the history of the NHS as part of an all-out strike on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Posted by on 25 April 2016 | 12:21 pm