Electric Mini to be built in Oxford

A fully electric version of the Mini is to be built at the Cowley plant near Oxford, BMW says.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 9:18 am

Trump: UK-US trade deal could be 'big and exciting'

The US President also takes a swipe at the EU's "very protectionist" stance towards his country.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 8:32 am

Reality Check

The Bank of England's stability chief warns of the dangers of rising personal loans.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 8:22 am

Boris Johnson: Brexit will enable UK to engage with the world

Boris Johnson says the UK is ready to engage with the world "in a way we haven't been able to do for 43 years".

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 8:13 am

Plans to ban leaseholds on new-build houses in England

Ground rents paid to freeholders could also be restricted, under proposals for England.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 8:03 am

Brexit: UK and EU still split on citizens' rights

David Davis says the rights of EU nationals in the UK will be protected by a new treaty and UK courts.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 7:20 am

Holiday like a PM

Point at fish or get a street named after you to recreate these prime ministerial summer holidays.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 5:54 am

Keir Starmer turns down role with Mishcon de Reya law firm

The shadow Brexit secretary had faced claims the job could lead to a conflict of interest.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 5:22 am

Brexit: UK 'overwhelmingly reliant' on abattoir vets from EU

The UK is "reliant" on EU nationals to enforce welfare and hygiene standards in abattoirs, peers say.

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 4:23 am

Crossrail 2: Support by government 'outrageous' after northern snub

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham says the go-ahead for London will cause "widespread anger".

Posted on: 25 July 2017 | 2:56 am

Rise in personal loans dangerous, Bank of England official says

Household debt is rising much faster than incomes, the Bank of England's Alex Brazier says.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 8:02 pm

Royal Welsh Show: Michael Gove's pragmatic Brexit approach

Michael Gove says he is "pragmatic" and "open-minded" on the approach to farming in Britain at it leaves the EU.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 12:19 pm

Liam Fox downplays UK-US chlorinated chicken differences

The UK minister says chlorine-washed poultry is an issue for "the very end stage of one sector" of trade talks.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 10:56 am

Political books to enjoy in Parliamentary recess

Some suggestions on what MPs and peers could be reading on the beach, or in their constituency office.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 7:15 am

Boris Johnson: Hongi greeting could be mistaken in Glasgow pub

The foreign secretary was taught the hongi greeting during his visit to New Zealand.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:49 am

Boris Johnson tries 'hongi' greeting in New Zealand

Mr Johnson thanked locals for teaching him the greeting, in which people touch their noses together

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:40 am

The inside story

Anne McElvoy tells the inside story of the general election and what really went on behind the scenes.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 5:16 am

IMF downgrades UK and US growth forecasts

Lower activity in the first quarter of 2017 suggests both will underperform the global economy.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 3:45 am

Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to £40bn'

New rules will encourage UK consumers to generate and store their own power, ministers say.

Posted on: 24 July 2017 | 1:13 am

Gardiner: Norway model for UK's future EU relations

Adopting a Norway model for Brexit prevent the UK achieving the reasons why people voted to leave the EU, says Barry Gardiner.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 6:15 pm

Nigel Evans on 'appalling' Conservative election manifesto

Conservative MP Nigel Evans has criticised his party's 2017 "appalling" election manifesto,

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 6:04 pm

Former chief whip: Corbyn was "the greatest rebel ever"

Former Labour Chief Whip Baroness Armstrong describes Jeremy Corbyn as "the greatest rebel ever".

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 2:47 pm

Ruth Davidson calls for capitalism 'reboot'

The Scottish Conservative leader also warns the UK government must show greater leadership.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 11:50 am

Jeremy Corbyn: Student debt write-off not a commitment

Labour leader says he was "unaware of the size" of student debts when promising help during election.

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 11:12 am

Consultation on changing legal gender to be launched

Justine Greening launches a consultation to "reduce the stigma faced by the trans community".

Posted on: 23 July 2017 | 7:07 am