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Brexit could leave Irish peace programme at risk, campaigners warn 08/19/2017 - 20:55

Open Britain says programme could lose £208m unless government reverses plans to ignore European court of justice

The government’s insistence that the UK must leave the...

Majority of UK public backs Brexit 'transition period', poll finds 08/19/2017 - 20:20

Observer/Opinium poll finds nearly half of those asked believe there should be no second referendum on departure terms

A sizeable majority of the British public believes that the UK’s departure from the European Union should be followed by “a transition period”, according to an Opinium/...

Even in power, politicians are all too often powerless | Steve Richards 08/19/2017 - 19:30
Governing in a modern democracy is nigh impossible when voters hate politics but demand a more active state

Theresa May must have felt fleetingly empowered on her recent walking...

Jeremy Hunt launches fresh attack on Stephen Hawking after scientist criticises 'direction of change' of the NHS 08/19/2017 - 18:36
The Health Secretary follows up initial criticism of world-renowned scientist with another outburst
The UK is out there first in Sierra Leone | Priti Patel 08/19/2017 - 18:01

In this piece by the international development secretary, she says in giving £5m to the flood response, Britain is at the forefront of helping a nation in need

Sierra Leone is a country once more in need of urgent humanitarian assistance following the...

Watch: Car dangles off car park roof in Nottingham 08/19/2017 - 17:23
Better subsidies would make rail fares more affordable … just in time for Brexit 08/19/2017 - 17:00
British trains are not bad, but they are savagely expensive at peak time. Travel costs are one of many factors future employers will be weighing up

A sliding pound has left euro rail fares looking less of a comparative bargain, but commuter season tickets and peak fares remain more expensive on...