Theresa May Brexit speech to be 'open and generous offer' to EU

Theresa May is briefing her cabinet ahead of her big speech on Brexit in Italy on Friday.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 5:05 am

Bespoke or off-the-peg

There's more and more talk about a Brexit transition period - but no agreement what it might look like.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 4:29 am

Samim Bigzad: Asylum seeker criticises home secretary

Amber Rudd is criticised by an asylum seeker flown to Afghanistan against a High Court order.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:38 am

Dangerous cycling law review after death crash

Dangerous driving laws could be extended to cycling following crashes that have killed pedestrians.

Posted on: 21 September 2017 | 3:06 am

Brexit 'crunch time' for City of London, says group

UK firms and the economy as a whole need a Brexit transition period, City lobby group warns.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:21 pm

House of Lords rejects 'flawed' expenses report

The House of Lords dismisses the Electoral Reform Society's allegations of a "something for nothing culture".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:12 pm

UK threatens to withhold United Nations funding

Up to 30% of the core funding will depend on the organisation being more efficient and transparent.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 4:29 pm

Theresa May: UK will withhold funding from UN unless it reforms

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Prime Minister Theresa May says the UK will withhold millions in funding unless the UN achieves "sufficient results".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 3:11 pm

Theresa May warns tech firms over terror content

The prime minister says internet companies should remove extremist content within two hours.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 2:04 pm

UK 'must find Irish border solution' - Guy Verhofstadt

The European Parliament's Brexit negotiator says the UK must find way a way to avoid new controls.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:14 am

No more Nigels

Film stars and other celebrities may influence choice of baby names but it seems politicians don't.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 11:06 am

Britain First leaders charged with religious harassment

Paul Golding, 35, and Jayda Fransen, 31, both from south-east London, were arrested in May.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:36 am

United Nations reaction: Trump, Amos and Malloch-Brown

Donald Trump is not the first key figure to question the UN's role, agenda and record.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:22 am

Brexit: The UK's future in the European Economic Area (EEA)

The UK is part of the European Economic Area, signed by countries within the single market, but will it leave the EEA?

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:14 am

Party conferences 2017

The latest on the major political parties in the autumn conference season.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 9:12 am

Chris Williamson MP on Labour NEC rule changes

Chris Williamson MP says "all shades of opinion within the Labour Party should be on the ballot paper".

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 8:44 am

Rise in female workers suppressing wages, says OECD

A rise in the number of lower-paid female workers has held back global wage growth, the OECD says.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 7:38 am

Warning over food import delays if no Brexit deal

If the UK cannot negotiate a trade deal, food prices could rise to pay for extra border checks, the BBC is told.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 6:09 am

Millicent Fawcett statue gets Parliament Square go ahead

A statue of Millicent Fawcett will be unveiled to coincide with the centenary of women winning the right to vote.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 4:36 am

Islamic State: UK military could honour drone pilots

The defence secretary announces a review of how personnel are recognised for their contribution.

Posted on: 20 September 2017 | 3:38 am

Labour rule changes backed by ruling NEC

The reforms could make it easier for a left-wing candidate to replace Jeremy Corbyn.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 1:55 pm

Vince Cable: I can lead Lib Dems back to power

The Lib Dem leader attacks the "masochism" of Brexit as he closes the party's annual conference.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:50 pm

Tipping the balance?

Labour's ruling body backs leadership-contest rule changes which could move things in Jeremy Corbyn's favour.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 12:32 pm

Battle for attention

How can the Liberal Democrat leader get people to listen to what he has to say?

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 11:53 am

Theresa May asked about Johnson's Brexit article

Theresa May is asked about Boris Johnson's intervention on Brexit and whether her cabinet is united.

Posted on: 19 September 2017 | 11:48 am