DUP confirms £435,000 Brexit donation

The DUP confirms it received a Brexit donation of about £435,000 from a group of pro-union business people.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:06 pm

Violence against women bill dedicated to rape victim

An MP dedicates a bill to tackle violence against women to a constituent who was brutally raped.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:14 am

Nigel Farage 'frightened' to go outside as UKIP is 'demonised'

The former UKIP leader says he will never forgive the media for years of trying to "demonise" him.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 11:11 am

Former Home Secretary Lord Waddington dies at age of 87

Lord Waddington, who was home secretary under Margaret Thatcher, dies at the age of 87.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 10:09 am

UKIP by-election win 'could take years'

After losing to Labour in Stoke, UKIP chairman Paul Oakden says it could be a long road to Westminster.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 9:56 am

Reality Check

Was the last comparable by-election to Copeland 139 years ago?

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 9:55 am

Jeremy Corbyn: 'I will not step down' over poll loss

Labour leader says he will not step down after Copeland poll defeat, saying he has been elected twice.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 9:34 am

Lost hopes

Labour's new MP for Stoke Central claims "the politics of hope" triumphed in the by-election, but is he right?

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 7:44 am

Theresa May celebrates 'astounding' Copeland poll win

Theresa May celebrates Tory victory in Copeland as Jeremy Corbyn insists he will carry on despite Labour's "disappointing" loss.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 7:27 am

Copeland by-election: Theresa May visits new Tory MP

Prime Minister Theresa May has been on a flying visit to Cumbria to welcome her newest MP.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 7:20 am

Jeremy Corbyn 'disappointed' by Copeland by-election result

The Labour leader has vowed he will fight on, and hailed his party's victory in Stoke.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 5:55 am

Emma Barnett on the political week with a touch of Abba

BBC Radio 5 Live's Emma Barnett celebrates Sweden as she goes back over headlines of the political week.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 5:27 am

Labour problems

Labour's defeat in Copeland illustrates three inter-linked problems facing the party.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 5:10 am

EU vote campaign spending probed

Watchdog launches investigation into spending returns of Remain and Leave campaigns in EU referendum.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 4:40 am

Tories in historic by-election Copeland win as Labour holds Stoke

The Conservatives take Cumbrian seat from Labour but the opposition holds off UKIP in Stoke Central.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 3:21 am

Dugdale: 'I have every faith in Corbyn'

Kezia Dugdale says she has faith in Jeremy Corbyn despite the party losing the Copeland by-election to the Conservatives.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 3:17 am

UKIP's Carswell denies blocking Farage knighthood

UKIP’s only MP Douglas Carswell has denied blocking a knighthood for his former leader Nigel Farage.

Posted on: 24 February 2017 | 1:54 am

Copeland by-election speech from Conservative Trudy Harrison

Trudy Harrison will be the first Conservative MP for the Copeland constituency.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:26 pm

Stoke Central by-election speech from Labour's Gareth Snell

Labour's Gareth Snell wins Stoke Central, with UKIP's Paul Nuttall second.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:25 pm

Copeland by-election declaration: Conservative gain

The returning officer reads the Copeland by-election result, won by the Conservatives.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:10 pm

Stoke Central by-election declaration: Labour hold

The returning officer reads the result of the Stoke Central by-election won by Labour.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 10:10 pm

Jim Shannon cries recalling cousin's death to MPs

DUP MP Jim Shannon cries in the House of Commons during a debate about the prosecution of security force members.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 12:40 pm

Brexit: EU backs Dublin on open Northern Ireland border

The EU Commission chief says Brexit must not re-impose Northern Ireland border controls.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 12:18 pm

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

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union following the 23 June referendum vote.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 11:32 am

Net migration to UK falls by 49,000

Net migration to the UK has fallen to 273,000 - the lowest level in two years.

Posted on: 23 February 2017 | 11:11 am