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Calais migrants: UK and France sign new treaty

But French president indicates he will not bow to demands to include financial services in Brexit deal.

Stormont: Fresh NI devolution talks announced

Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley says there is an opportunity to make progress at Stormont.

MoD 'exposed financially' by carrier and jet programme

The Carrier Strike programme must be delivered on budget, MPs say, or other projects will suffer.

Nus Ghani is first Muslim woman minister to speak in Commons

MP Nus Ghani becomes the first Muslim woman minister to speak in the House of Commons.

Margaret Thatcher set to lose out in Parliament Square statue battle

A monument to Britain's first female prime minister opposite Parliament looks set to be rejected.

PFI deals 'costing taxpayers billions'

Financing schools and hospitals privately is much more expensive than a public alternative, report finds.

Justine Greening hits out at Heathrow expansion plans

But Transport Secretary Chris Grayling says airport expansion is "hugely important" for the UK.

Homes plan back-firing, say councils

A scheme to convert offices into homes lets developers "duck" providing affordable housing, says the LGA.

Parents shelling out for 'free' nursery scheme

The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.

2 Sisters chicken supplier 'sent MPs Christmas biscuits'

The chicken supplier is being investigated for alleged breaches of food safety and hygiene concerns.

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over Carillion - here are the key bits of their exchanges.

Sir Desmond Swayne 'embarrassed' by Commons snooze

Sir Desmond Swayne says he is "annoyed" with himself for nodding off, blaming a long day.

Facebook to reconsider claims of Russian interference in Brexit vote

The firm is to look again at whether Russian groups used social media to try to influence the 2016 poll.

Jeremy Corbyn urges end to outsourcing 'racket'

Labour's leader says firms like Carillion must be "shown the door", during PM's questions clashes.

Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara to resume duties

The MP was suspended by Labour while it investigates offensive comments he is alleged to have made.

Justine Greening: Next generation of MPs could 'improve or undo' Brexit

Ex-minister Justine Greening says Brexit won't be "sustainable" if it doesn't work for young people.

Bonuses for Carillion bosses are blocked

Former executives at the failed construction firm will not get severance payments or bonuses.

East of England ambulance delays: 20 patients have died, says MP

The deaths occurred when a trust did not move into its highest emergency level, Clive Lewis MP says.

Former MP Stewart Jackson will not seek Peterborough re-election

Brexit campaigner Stewart Jackson had been MP for Peterborough for 12 years.

Entente cordiale?

BBC deputy political editor John Pienaar looks at the significance of the UK-France summit against the backdrop of Brexit.

Copy cats

A new campaign aims to make lessons about intellectual property infringement fun.

Daily Politics debate

Why are MPs more likely to be male, highly educated and live in the south of England?

Summit agenda

Before the annual UK-France summit, the BBC's security correspondent assesses co-operation on key areas in the run-up to Brexit.

Power shift?

What Momentum's election wins might mean for the future of the Labour Party.

Carillion's woes

The construction firm is to be liquidated after its huge financial troubles finally overwhelmed it.

Warning system?

What plans are there for alerting the British public in the unlikely event of an attack?

Litter bug

The government has proposed new measures to tackle fly-tipping. Is it a growing problem?

How green are the Tories?

Theresa May's environment policy pledge is the latest step in the party's journey on the issue.

Benefits decisions

What are the key issues she will need to address?

Farage's about turn?

Nigel Farage suggested he was coming round to the idea of a second EU referendum - what is going on?

Tempting treats

Brexiteers present Michel Barnier with cheese, gin and the complete works of Shakespeare.

Scholarly replies

The replies universities sent to Tory MP Chris Heaton-Harris's letter about their Brexit research were more varied than the initial outcry suggested.

Who's in charge?

Twelve months after its power-sharing executive split, how are people there faring?

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

A guide to how the UK will leave the European Union after the 2016 referendum.

Party conferences 2017

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

RBS chairman: PFI has been a fraud

Royal Bank of Scotland chairman Howard Davies calls the private finance initiative a "fraud".

Rosena Allin-Khan on Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

An MP describes meeting people who had been gang-raped, seen their husbands murdered and their babies thrown on to a fire.

MP: Holocaust cast dark spectre over my family

Alex Sobel's voice cracked as he told MPs of seeing the numbers tattooed on his great aunt's arm.

PMQs: Corbyn and May on private firms in public sector

Public services need to be provided by "public employees with a public service ethos" says Jeremy Corbyn.

Stella Creasy wants windfall tax on PFI companies to recover taxpayers money

Stella Creasy MP wants windfall tax on PFI companies to recover taxpayers money.

PMQs: Goldsmith and May on sex attacker judicial review

The sentence served by John Worboys is "an insult to his victims” says Zac Goldsmith, who calls on the PM to back a judicial review.



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