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Households are more than £800 worse off after Brexit, study says 11/20/2017 - 01:07
The average household is paying £404 a year extra due to price inflation while the average worker has lost £448
Will the Budget improve life for the young? 11/20/2017 - 01:04
What should young people be watching out for in this year's Budget?
UK aerospace industry issues warning over lack of Brexit trade deal 11/20/2017 - 01:01

Increased border checks could result in a potential £1.5bn of added costs, industry will tell Commons select committee

Britain’s aerospace exporters will warn parliament on Monday of a crippling £1.5bn-a-year headwind if ministers fail to agree urgent new customs and regulatory deals with...

Change law to protect gig economy workers, MPs' report urges 11/20/2017 - 01:01

Influential select committees call on government to close loopholes that let ‘irresponsible firms underpay workers’

The government is under pressure to change the law to tackle bogus self-employment and protect workers in the ...

Labour MP denies reports of 'drunken Brexit fracas' in House of Commons 11/20/2017 - 00:16
Passionate pro-EU member claims he victim of 'dirty tricks' campaign
May under pressure to justify paying higher Brexit divorce bill 11/20/2017 - 00:08

Pro-leave ministers expected to press prime minister for details of future trading relationship at cabinet committee meeting

Theresa May will come under pressure from Brexit supporters in the cabinet to spell out what she hopes the UK will gain from paying the EU a higher divorce bill of...

'No unemployed' gaffe adds to budget pressure on Philip Hammond 11/19/2017 - 22:42

Wednesday’s budget seen as make or break for chancellor who is already unpopular with pro-Brexit Tories

Philip Hammond will face a fight for his political life at this week’s budget after he was accused of being hopelessly out of touch for claiming there were “no unemployed people” in the...

Kezia Dugdale backtracks on pledge to donate 'all outside interests' to charity ahead of 'I'm a Celebrity' appearance 11/19/2017 - 21:53
Former Scottish Labour leader will donate 'a portion' of the hefty fee she is likely to pocket along with her salary for the fortnight she is likely to be away from her constituency
Philip Hammond dismisses NHS chief's call for £4bn emergency cash injection 11/19/2017 - 21:21

The chancellor told the BBC that heads of public services always predict ‘Armageddon’ in the run-up to a budget

Philip Hammond has dismissed calls from the head of the NHS for...

MI5 and police cleared of any liability over terror attacks in UK 11/19/2017 - 21:09

Inquiries overseen by independent barrister will make series of recommendations including devising algorithm to spot terrorists

Official reviews will clear MI5 and the police of making serious mistakes that allowed terrorists to strike Britain in four attacks this year, the Guardian has...

The Guardian view on Brexit and the Irish border: Britain’s shameful dereliction | Editorial 11/19/2017 - 20:14
From the referendum campaign onwards, Brexiters have ignored the dire implications for Ireland. The neglect is a political and moral failure alike

Throughout his career, Gerry Adams...