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A senior politician has accused the UK Government of “dragging out” the introduction of a measure to help gambling addicts.
Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom has criticised Labour for failing to make arrangements for an ill MP who was forced to come into the Commons in a wheelchair to vote on a Brexit Bill amendment.
Sadiq Khan has confirmed he will seek a second term as Mayor of London in 2020.
A series of events aimed at bringing people together in memory of the late MP Jo Cox will take place across the north-east this week.
An Aberdeen graduate told how seeing politics in action helped inspire her during her studies.
A north-east politics graduate spoke of his joy of netting his degree.
Nato members have seen “serious differences before”, the secretary general of the alliance has said after Donald Trump appeared to lash out at allies.
The DUP is more interested in facilitating Tory Brexit than protecting the livelihoods of people in Northern Ireland, Mary-Lou McDonald has claimed.
Every woman in Ireland must have access to compassionate medical care at home, Sinn Fein president Mary-Lou McDonald said.
Jeremy Corbyn has hailed the Labour Live festival a success as he addressed supporters at the London event.
Sinn Fein has voted “decisively” to liberalise abortion law across Ireland.
Scotland would face “austerity until doomsday” if the country became independent, former prime minister Gordon Brown has said.
Thousands of mourners have flooded the streets surrounding Grenfell Tower for a silent march to mark one year since the fire.
Jeremy Corbyn has suffered a major rebellion in the Labour ranks after more than a third of his MPs voted against the whip over the Brexit Bill.
Relations between the Scottish and UK governments have reached a new low as furious SNP leaders threatened to withdraw their cooperation with Westminster, accusing Conservatives there of forcing through a Brexit “power grab” by the backdoor.
A Tory MP has said medicinal cannabis could become legal in the UK in a year after border officials seized a British mother’s supply to treat her son’s severe epilepsy.
Ministers have been urged to “toughen our terror laws” after it emerged only one in ten British jihadis have been prosecuted upon their return to the UK.
Campaigners pushing for jailed Briton Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release held a vigil outside the Foreign Office on Monday to mark her daughter’s fourth birthday.
Theresa May has said calls for an inquiry into alleged links between Russia and the campaign to leave the European Union are a matter for the police.
A Christian man who has spent six years seeking asylum has appealed to the Prime Minister to allow him to stay in the UK, fearing he and his family face death if they return to Pakistan.
More than 100,000 supporters of the Romanian government gathered in Bucharest dressed in white to protest against alleged abuses committed by anti-corruption prosecutors.
Nicola Sturgeon appeared to hint she might not call for a second independence referendum this autumn, despite insisting the case for leaving the UK was “getting stronger by the day”.
UK ministers are failing to match the pace of the Scottish Government in the handover of new welfare powers to Holyrood, Scotland’s Social Security Minister has said.
Dennis Skinner super-fan Susie Stewart from Newcastle Upon Tyne received stunning themed flip-flops as a birthday present.
A US senator running for state governor has shared a kiss with his husband in an advert for his candidacy, telling viewers it will “piss off” Donald Trump and the Republican party.
An independent review into the impact of policing during the miners’ strike of the 1980s is to be carried out in Scotland.
Legislation which will expand the use of electronic tagging for prisoners must be put on hold in the wake of the fatal stabbing of a father-of-three by a prisoner who had been released on home detention curfew, Ruth Davidson has insisted.
Opposition parties have issued fresh calls for Health Secretary Shona Robison to be replaced amid the latest statistics on NHS performance.