Corbyn: Labour will seek amendment to any Article 50 bill

Labour will seek to amend any legislation on the Article 50 process to withdraw from the EU, Jeremy Corbyn reiterates.

Posted on: 3 December 2016 | 12:44 pm

Corbyn urges Europe's progressive parties to fight 'populist right'

Jeremy Corbyn urges progressive parties across Europe to fight the rise of the "populist right".

Posted on: 3 December 2016 | 6:18 am

Edward Heath abuse claims: Police defend investigation

Police say an inquiry into abuse claims involving ex-PM Sir Edward Heath is exploring "significant" lines.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 4:09 pm

Brexit EU customs union deal possible - trade minister

UK business sectors could remain in the EU customs union after Brexit, a trade minister suggests.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 1:28 pm

BoE's Andrew Haldane warns of regional growth inequality

Regional growth inequality in the UK is becoming more pronounced, says Bank of England chief economist Andrew Haldane.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 1:06 pm

MP Anna Soubry contacts police over 'Jo Cox' tweet

A Remain-supporting Conservative MP contacts police after a Twitter post asking someone to "Jo Cox" her emerged.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:50 am

Lib Dems 'are back' after shock by-election win

Tim Farron says the Lib Dems are 'back' after ousting Zac Goldsmith in the Richmond Park by-election.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:36 am

Boris Johnson: UK won't block EU defence co-operation

Britain will not seek to obstruct closer EU defence co-operation after Brexit, Boris Johnson says.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 10:10 am

Prostitution research to assess law change call

Research into the scale of prostitution is needed before calls to amend laws are addressed, ministers say.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 9:45 am

Historian Johan Norberg on the pace of human progress

Johan Norberg talks about the pace of human progress, claiming it has never been so good.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:40 am

Brexit by-election

BBC political correspondent Tom Bateman looks at whether a shock Lib Dem by-election win is down to the EU Referendum vote.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:30 am

Lib Dem Tony Greaves wants new UK capital city built

Liberal Democrat peer Tony Greaves is suggesting moving the UK capital out of London.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:19 am

Westminster political news round-up with Miranda Green

Miranda Green is joined by Robin Windsor to dance through the political week.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 8:04 am

'Broadly speaking, it was about Brexit' - Farron

The Liberal Democrat leader on the Richmond Park by-election result win by his party.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 7:43 am

Jacob Rees-Mogg reacts to Richmond Park by-election

Remain supporters in Richmond Park are disgruntled about the majority of the UK going against them, Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg tells the BBC.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 5:23 am

In Conversation

Labour's Diane Abbott talks about how she feels that early setbacks and racist online attacks have made her stronger.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 2:11 am

Zac Goldsmith ousted by Lib Dems in Richmond Park by-election

The Liberal Democrats have caused a major upset in the Richmond Park by-election, overturning a 23,015 majority to oust ex-Tory MP Zac Goldsmith.

Posted on: 2 December 2016 | 12:33 am

MPs to be surveyed about depression

A survey of MPs mental health will ask questions about depression, sense of self-worth and drinking habits.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:41 pm

MPs warn of tax phone line 'collapse'

Plans to move tax services online could lead to another "disastrous decline" in customer service, MPs warn

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:23 pm

In pictures

A look back at the by-elections that have taken place since the 2010 general election.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:14 pm

More upsets

After the Richmond Park result, a look at some notable by-elections of the recent, and not-so-recent, past

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:10 pm

David Davis: UK may pay for access to EU single market

The UK may pay to get the "best possible" single market access, Brexit Secretary David Davis says.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 4:46 pm

Net migration stays near record high

Net migration to the UK was 335,000 in the year to June, the second highest on record, ONS says.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 12:49 pm

Tony Blair Institute 'to focus on making globalisation work'

Tony Blair sets up an institute to give "thought leadership" and a centre-ground policy agenda.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 10:04 am

Carolyn Harris: End child funerals council charges

Carolyn Harris, who lost her son, calls for an end to council charges for child funerals.

Posted on: 1 December 2016 | 9:41 am