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Theresa May warned of 'crash landing' in Brexit negotiations with EU

Theresa May was given a fresh warning about the difficulties she will face in Brexit negotiations with Europe as peers prepared for battle with ministers over the Article 50 Bill.

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Parliament to consider Donald Trump's state visit to UK amid protests

The state visit by Donald Trump will be debated in Parliament as protests take place across the UK against the US president.

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NHS hospitals 'busier than ever' but breaking point claims 'inaccurate'

The NHS is at "breaking point", with a decline in the number of hospital beds leading to delays in admissions and cancelled operations, the British Medical Association claimed.

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UK could review claims for asylum from child refugees in France

Some claims for asylum in the UK from child refugees in France could be reviewed, the Home Office said as ministers came under pressure to take more in.

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Pirate websites get harder to find as Google and Bing sign code of practice

Internet users will find it harder to search for illegally streamed live football matches, pirated music and other creative materials under a new plan to crackdown on piracy websites.

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Ex-boxer Michael Watson urges witnesses to come forward after 'car-jacking'

Former boxer Michael Watson has appealed for witnesses after he was involved in a "very frightening, violent situation" during a suspected car-jacking.

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Millions more refugees could head for Europe 'if Afghanistan collapses'

Millions more refugees could head for Europe if Britain and other Nato nations pull their troops out of Afghanistan too soon and the country collapses into disorder, Sir Michael Fallon has warned.

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Ministers write to Tory MPs in bid to avert business rates rebellion

Senior ministers have written to Tory MPs in an attempt to stave off a rebellion over the business rates revaluation.

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North Pole research vessel mission 'could improve climate forecasts'

A daring attempt to send a research vessel completely trapped in ice across the North Pole could lead to more accurate weather and climate forecasts, say scientists.

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Kraft Heinz withdraws £115bn merger bid for Unilever

US food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a £115 billion bid for a mega-merger with Unilever, the firms have said.

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Sainsbury's boss blasts 'archaic' business rates set-up

The chief executive of Sainsbury's has waded into the row over business rates, calling for "fundamental reforms" to a system that will see internet giant Amazon have most of its bills cut while high street retailers are forced to stump up billions.

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UK could review claims for asylum from child refugees in France

Some claims for asylum in the UK from child refugees in France could be reviewed, the Home Office said as ministers came under pressure to take more in.

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Theresa May warned of 'crash landing' in Brexit negotiations with EU

Theresa May was given a fresh warning about the difficulties she will face in Brexit negotiations with Europe as peers prepared for battle with ministers over the Article 50 Bill.

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Campaign to oust Bercow is undignified, says Soames

John Bercow has a tendency to "shout off" but the campaign to oust him is "undignified", a senior Tory MP has said.

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Ex-boxer Michael Watson urges witnesses to come forward after 'car-jacking'

Former boxer Michael Watson has appealed for witnesses after he was involved in a "very frightening, violent situation" during a suspected car-jacking.

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Trump's state visit should be scrapped, says London Mayor

Donald Trump's "cruel and shameful" policies mean he should not be granted a state visit, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said as MPs prepared to debate the US President's forthcoming trip to the UK.

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Jeremy Corbyn's future will not hang on results of by-elections, says Abbott

Jeremy Corbyn will not have to consider his future as Labour leader if his party loses both upcoming by-elections, a shadow cabinet ally has said.

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Ministers seek to future-proof 'crown jewels' sporting events

Potential changes to the rules covering televised sport's "crown jewels" will ensure the major events remain on free TV channels despite more people watching online, the Government said.

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Facebook and Twitter should do more to tackle online abuse, says Abbott

Facebook and Twitter should do more to shutdown people sending racist and sexist abuse, th e shadow home secretary has said.

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Children of alcoholic parents calling helpline to hear bedtime stories

Children as young as five are ringing a helpline to hear bedtime stories because their alcoholic parents are too intoxicated to put them to bed.

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