Sturgeon: ‘Devil in the detail’ of EU citizens deal

Image copyright PA Image caption Nicola Sturgeon was speaking at the Royal Highland Show First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has cautioned that “the devil will be in the detail” of the UK government’s offer to EU nationals over Brexit. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered “settled status” to EU migrants who have lived in the UK […]

Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

Woody Johnson: Trump picks NFL tycoon as UK ambassador

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Johnson is a major Republican Party fundraiser US President Donald Trump has announced he will formally nominate NFL tycoon Woody Johnson to be US ambassador to the UK. The billionaire philanthropist and heir of the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical giant, who is 70, has known Mr Trump for many […]

Tories deny using Neath call centre to breach election law

The Conservative Party has denied claims it broke electoral law by using a Neath call centre to canvass voters during the general election campaign. An investigation by Channel 4 claimed the UK Tories contracted Blue Telecoms to conduct marketing campaigns ahead of the vote on 8 June. The Information Commissioners Officer confirmed it would be […]

Brexit: May unveils ‘fair and serious’ offer on EU citizens

Image copyright Getty Images About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed. A new “UK settled status” would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access health, education and other benefits. Proposals were unveiled […]

May unveils offer on EU citizens

Image copyright Getty Images About three million EU citizens living in the UK would be allowed to stay after Brexit, Theresa May has proposed. Under the PM’s plans a new “settled UK” immigration status would grant EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years rights to stay and access health, education and […]

Grenfell Tower: Eleven high rises ‘fail fire-risk tests’

Media captionTheresa May is booed on her latest visit to meet Grenfell Tower residents Eleven residential high-rise buildings in eight local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. It comes as tests are being carried out on about 600 high rises across England. Meanwhile, the BBC has learned […]

Grenfell Tower: Seven high rises ‘fail fire-risk tests’

Media captionTheresa May is booed on her latest visit to meet Grenfell Tower residents Seven residential high-rise buildings in four local authority areas have been found to be covered in combustible cladding following safety tests. Landlords are being told and more checks carried out, number 10 said. It comes as further tests are being carried […]

Brexit: ‘Dreamer’ Tusk says UK may yet stay in the EU

Media captionDonald Tusk: Dreaming of a Brexit ‘miracle’ European Council President Donald Tusk has quoted lyrics from John Lennon’s Imagine to suggest the door remains open to the UK staying in the EU. Ahead of a Brussels summit he said of that prospect: “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.” […]

Lib Dem leadership: Norman Lamb out of the race

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Lamb ran unsuccessfully for the leadership in 2015 Former health minister Norman Lamb has said he will not enter the race to replace Tim Farron as Lib Dem leader. Mr Lamb, who lost out to Mr Farron in 2015, told the Guardian his decision followed a “gruelling” election period. […]

DUP-Tory deal prospect ‘very good’ – Sir Jeffrey Donaldson

Image copyright PA Image caption Could another Stormont deadline be missed because of delays in striking a deal at Westminster? There is a “very good” chance the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Conservatives will agree a parliamentary deal by next week, a DUP MP has said. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said that it was a case […]