UKIP a 'sinking ship', says party's only county councillor

Alan Hosker says he won't abandon the party despite the resignation of ousted leader Henry Bolton.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 8:18 am

MP: My daughter will need an organ donor

Labour's Julie Elliott talks about how her daughter's diagnosis with a serious kidney disease affected her views on organ donation laws.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 8:02 am

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says UK will not stay in customs union

Minister says the UK will find a "different way" to ensure "frictionless trade" after Brexit.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:50 am

Bid to change organ law gets initial backing from MPs

A bill which would introduce "opt-out" consent rules in England passes its first stage in Parliament.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:22 am

Arlene Foster: DUP did not know of Sinn Fein 'legacy deal'

Arlene Foster says no one in DUP knew of inquest funding deal in "absence of overall agreement"

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:10 am

Tony Blair makes the case for another EU referendum

Former prime minister Tony Blair makes the case for a referendum on the UK's final Brexit deal.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 7:02 am

Plastic straws could be banned, suggests Michael Gove

The environment secretary suggests outlawing plastic straws could be easier after Brexit.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 6:25 am

RBS reports first profit in 10 years

The taxpayer-owned bank has reported an annual profit for the first time since the financial crisis.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 6:17 am

Brexit: Jeremy Hunt says government wants to find a 'different way' for trade

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says government wants to find a 'different way' for trade.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 3:14 am

Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Mistakes made by the NHS in England could be a factor in more than 22,000 deaths a year.

Posted on: 23 February 2018 | 2:08 am

Ministers conclude crunch Brexit talks at Chequers

Brexit sub-committee meets for eight hours over Brexit strategy, ahead of a speech by the PM next week.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 6:34 pm

Labouring over Brexit

BBC political correspondent Iain Watson on Labour's Brexit policy 'evolution'.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 2:40 pm

Are sick migrants avoiding NHS doctors over deportation fears?

Should doctors continue to hand over names and addresses to immigration officers, asks the NHS in England.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 12:12 pm

UK net migration falls to 244,000

About 130,000 EU citizens emigrated from the UK in year to September, but a higher number arrived.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 11:30 am

Brexit: All you need to know about the UK leaving the EU

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union after the 2016 referendum.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 10:56 am

Conservative and Labour bid to attract dog and cat lovers

Political parties have been talking quite a bit about animal welfare, in a bid to win over the millions of pet owners who vote.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 10:18 am

Ex-UKIP leader Henry Bolton and Jo Marney: We're not racists

Henry Bolton has quit UKIP the party says, as he appears alongside girlfriend Jo Marney on the ITV sofa.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:47 am

McDonnell: UK economy suffering 'chronic illness'

Working people are suffering the worst living standards in generations, John McDonnell says.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:45 am

MPs moving private phone chats from WhatsApp to Confide

Some MPs are reportedly moving their private phone chats from WhatsApp, which has been used in recent years, to a new app.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:33 am

No agreement after Scottish Brexit talks

But both sides say progress has been made in the question of what happens to powers that return from Brussels.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 8:28 am

UK economic growth revised downwards

Economic growth was a worse than expected 0.4% in the last three months of 2017, official figures say.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 6:07 am

Baroness Paisley: DUP 'as much to blame' for stalemate

Baroness Paisley says the Stormont crisis would not have happened under her husband and Martin McGuiness.

Posted on: 22 February 2018 | 3:11 am

Reality Check

Brexit will have profound consequences for the 250,000 people in the UK's overseas territories.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 7:36 pm

Brit Awards 2018: Stormzy asks PM 'where's the money for Grenfell?'

The rapper says he wanted to use his voice for something "bigger" than just himself.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 6:27 pm

Michael Gove tells water firms to clean up their act

The environment secretary says water firms may face further regulation if prices and leaks aren't fixed.

Posted on: 21 February 2018 | 6:02 pm