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    Poverty in the UK is ‘systematic’ and ‘tragic’, says UN special rapporteur

    The UK’s social safety net has been “deliberately removed”, says a UN-commissioned report on the UK. Read More   Source
    5 hours ago

    Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan

    The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden. Read More  …
    6 hours ago

    European elections: First time voters have their say

    Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections. Read More   Source
    9 hours ago

    Brexit supporting MP called a liar while giving TV interview

    David Davies, who wears a body camera because of abuse, is also called a traitor outside Parliament. Read More  …
    9 hours ago

    European elections 2019: Parties hold final rallies ahead of vote

    On the penultimate day of the EU election campaign, parties seek to shore up their support. Read More   Source
    11 hours ago

    Local elections: 7 things you may have missed

    Beyond the headlines of misery for the UK’s two major parties, smaller plot twists have played out. Read More  …
    12 hours ago

    Brexit: Is there anything new in Theresa May’s ‘new deal’?

    The PM wants MPs them to vote on what she says is a “new” Brexit deal – but what exactly…
    13 hours ago

    Adult social care: Who will pay when we get old?

    Councils could face a funding “black hole” of more than £50bn over the next six years, a report says. Read…
    13 hours ago

    #BBCAskThis: Ben Brown speaks to Richard Braine

    The UKIP candidate answers questions sent in by BBC News viewers ahead of the European Parliamentary elections. Read More  …
    13 hours ago

    Brexit: Has time run out for another referendum?

    While the timescale is incredibly tight, it’s not impossible. Read More   Source
    13 hours ago

    Jeremy Corbyn: Labour will vote against PM’s Brexit bill

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Theresa May’s Brexit offer is “a rehash of what was discussed before”. Read More  …
    14 hours ago

    All you need to know about Brexit

    A guide to plans for the UK to leave the European Union. Read More   Source
    14 hours ago

    European elections 2019: Change UK increases Facebook ad spend

    Change UK has spent more than £60,000 in the past week on the platform, while UKIP spent under £100. Read…
    14 hours ago

    2019 European elections opinion polls: How are the parties faring?

    Brexit Party leads polls for the European elections, with the Tories on course for a historic low. Read More  …
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    2019 European elections: How many new MEPs might you get?

    As Brexit dominates the work of MPs and MEPs, how seriously should voters take the European elections? Read More  …
    14 hours ago

    Brexit: Theresa May offers MPs vote on another referendum

    Theresa May says she does not want another referendum, but tells MPs they can “make their case” for one if…
    15 hours ago

    English councils ‘face £50bn funding black hole’

    A lobby group says councils could resort to providing the “bare minimum” because of rising costs. Read More   Source
    15 hours ago

    Tory MP: Maternity leave ‘not a time for redundancy’

    Conservative MP Maria Miller introduces a bill that would prevent firms from sacking pregnant women. Read More   Source
    15 hours ago

    ‘One last chance’ to get Brexit done, says PM

    Theresa May says MPs will get a vote on whether to hold another referendum if they back her bill. Read…
    17 hours ago

    MP calls for stronger job protection for mothers and pregnant women

    Conservative MP Maria Miller says government plans to extend safeguards do not go far enough. Read More   Source
    17 hours ago

    European elections 2019: Love and hate in EU after economic rescues

    Enthusiasm for the EU is strong in Ireland, weak in Greece – yet both had huge EU bailouts. Read More…
    18 hours ago

    2019 European Elections: Watchdog defends Brexit Party scrutiny

    The Electoral Commission says it acted after “significant public concern” over the party’s funding. Read More   Source
    20 hours ago

    European elections 2019: Voters in Weston-super-Mare

    Weston-super-Mare voted in line with the 52-48 national result to leave the EU in 2016, but have views changed since…
    21 hours ago

    European elections: What pay can UK MEPs expect?

    The UK will take part in the European elections, what pay and benefits can MEPs expect? Read More   Source
    22 hours ago

    Historical abuse: ‘Two-year wait’ for compensation payments

    It will take time to set up a board to approve victims’ claims, warn senior civil servants. Read More  …
    22 hours ago

    Scottish government ‘too close’ to salmon farmers

    The Scottish government and regulators are accused of being too close to the salmon farming industry. Read More   Source
    22 hours ago

    European elections 2019: What is a pro-Brexit area’s view now?

    What do people in one of 2016’s most pro-Brexit areas think about the upcoming European Elections? Read More   Source
    22 hours ago

    Brexit: What happens next?

    The EU and UK have agreed a further delay to Brexit until 31 October. So how will the deadlock be…
    23 hours ago

    Nigel Farage milkshake attack: Man charged with assault

    The Brexit Party leader had just given a short speech in Newcastle when he was covered in milkshake. Read More…
    24 hours ago

    British Steel on verge of administration

    The UK’s second-biggest steel maker has been seeking £75m in government backing to help it stay afloat. Read More  …

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