Politics

Scottish Greens MSP Alison Johnstone to be new presiding officer

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Douglas Ross

‘When you are so poor at your job I will attack you’

An SNP committee chairman tells a Tory MP his personal attacks are “absolutely pathetic”. Pete Wishart was responding to criticism from Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross, who told him: “When … Read More

Sir Keir Starmer in Parliament

Queens Speech debate: Waiting lists, social care and other claims fact-checked

By Reality Check teamBBC News image copyrightUK Parliament/Jessica Taylor The government’s plans and priorities for the coming years – as set out in the Queen’s Speech – have been debated … Read More

Covid inquiry: What is it and how will it work?

image copyrightGetty Images Boris Johnson has announced an independent public inquiry into the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. He told MPs it would examine the decisions “in the cold … Read More

Animal welfare plan unveiled by government

Animal welfare plan unveiled by government

Chris Sherwood, chief executive of the RSPCA, said: “These announcements will make a real and lasting difference to animals’ welfare, so we’re pleased the Government is committed to improving animals’ … Read More

Queen in robes in 2019 and the Queen in day dress in 2021.

Spot the difference: Queen’s Speech 2021 vs before

The Queen has formally opened Parliament by delivering a speech containing the government’s agenda for the coming year. The event is usually accompanied by great pomp and ceremony, but this … Read More

Front benches in Queen's Speech debate

Starmer and Johnson clash over social care reforms

The Labour leader said it was 657 days since the PM announced he had a “clear plan we have prepared” to “fix” social care. In the debate on the bills … Read More

Queen Elizabeth II before she delivers a speech from the throne in House of Lords at the Palace of Westminster

Queen’s Speech: ‘Protect the health of the nation’

The Queen has carried out her first major engagement since the death of Prince Phillip. Prince Philip spent decades accompanying the monarch to the State Opening of Parliament. This year’s … Read More

HM The Queens reads her speech in the Lords

The 2021 Queen’s Speech in full

Queen Elizabeth ll has opened Parliament, setting out the government’s plans to “deliver a national recovery from the pandemic that makes the United Kingdom stronger, healthier and more prosperous than … Read More

Election 2021: The six key takeaways in maps and charts

Election 2021: The six key takeaways in maps and charts

Data journalism by Daniel Dunford, John Walton, Will Dahlgreen, Ed Lowther, Christine Jeavans, Becky Dale, Maryam Ahmed, Wesley Stephenson and Alison Benjamin. Design by Debie Loizou, Prina Shah and Gerry … Read More

Gordon Brown

Brown: Labour must adjust to ‘seismic changes’

Gordon Brown has said Sir Keir Starmer has “got to be given time and the power and the resources” to “get on with bringing forward new policies”. The former prime … Read More

Andy Burnham

Burnham: Labour need to stop civil wars

The Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham says the party should be celebrating its success in devolved government, rather than a “pointless and destructive” civil war between the right and left … Read More

Nicola Sturgeon tells PM referendum is case of 'when - not if'

Nicola Sturgeon tells PM referendum is case of ‘when – not if’

Meanwhile, appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr programme, Nicola Sturgeon was questioned whether she would introduce a referendum bill as early as next spring based on predictions that the UK … Read More

Election results 2021: Conservatives hurt Labour in its former heartlands

Election results 2021: Conservatives hurt Labour in its former heartlands

Who won in my area? Enter your postcode, or the name of your English council or Scottish or Welsh constituency to find out. Eg ‘W1A 1AA’ or ‘Westminster’ Note: This … Read More

Election results 2021: PM calls devolution summit after SNP victory

Election results 2021: PM calls devolution summit after SNP victory

Hailing her party’s “historic and extraordinary” fourth election win on Saturday, Ms Sturgeon said voters in Scotland had backed a “progressive, inclusive, outward-looking vision” but faced “many more years of … Read More

Scottish election 2021: SNP hopes of majority remain on a knife edge

Scottish election 2021: SNP hopes of majority remain on a knife edge

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Elections results 2021: Britain awaits results of bumper election day

Elections results 2021: Britain awaits results of bumper election day

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2021 elections: What are the results in my area?

2021 elections: What are the results in my area?

Who won in my area? Enter your postcode, or the name of your English council or Scottish or Welsh constituency to find out. Eg ‘W1A 1AA’ or ‘Westminster’ Note: This … Read More

leaders on set

Scottish election 2021: Fact-checking the leaders’ debate

By Reality Check teamBBC News In their last televised debate of the 2021 Holyrood election campaign, the five leaders of Scotland’s larger political parties traded claims on tax, the pandemic … Read More

Elections 2021: Leaders in final push for votes

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Zach

‘Zach’s life is as important as anyone else’s’

The mother of a disabled boy has said she believes he is being failed by the social care system. Zach, 10, from Mansfield, has multiple life-limiting conditions, including learning disabilities, … Read More

Scottish election 2021: Sturgeon rules out 'wildcat' indyref2 vote

Scottish election 2021: Sturgeon rules out ‘wildcat’ indyref2 vote

Who can I vote for in my area? Enter your postcode, or the name of your English council or Scottish or Welsh constituency to find out. Eg ‘W1A 1AA’ or … Read More

Election 2021: Tracy Brabin’s brownie giveaway not unlawful

image captionWest Yorkshire Police say they are investigating the claims made against Ms Brabin A Labour candidate for mayor did not break election rules by handing out brownies while campaigning, … Read More

Sir Keir Starmer

I will take responsibility for results – Starmer

Party leader Sir Keir Starmer has said he will take “full responsibility” for Labour’s results in upcoming elections. He was speaking after a new local poll in Hartlepool showed the … Read More

Local elections: What would England's teens vote for if they could?

What would England’s teens vote for if they could?

The BBC spoke to 16 and 17-year-olds at Allerton High School in Leeds about the issues that matter to them ahead of the upcoming local elections. Currently the voting age … Read More

Dominic Raab

Russia’s behaviour has ‘got to change’

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken as part of the first in-person G7 foreign ministers’ meeting for two years. At a joint press conference … Read More

Stephen Doughty: MP sorry for asking constituent for diazepam

Stephen Doughty: MP sorry for asking constituent for diazepam

The spokesman added: “To the best of his recollection, at the time he was panicking, had been unable to get to a GP for an appointment, and as a friend … Read More

Senedd election: Welsh Labour defends health and education record

Senedd election: Welsh Labour defends health and education record

“This is about making sure that when we put that manifesto to the people of Wales, they have confidence that we can deliver the solutions that people face in their … Read More

Dominic Raab

Raab: Reviews into PM’s flat should ‘run their course’

The foreign secretary has refused to speculate on three reviews being carried out into the refurbishing of Boris Johnson’s flat. Dominic Raab told the BBC’s Andrew Marr they should be … Read More

New Delhi: Team India’s young batsman Shreyas Iyer is recovering from a shoulder injury these days. He did not even play in …

Team India wants to make Shardul Thakur an all-rounder like Pandya (Photo-AP) India and New Zealand will play the first World Test …

In most of the world including India Corona virus The destruction is being seen. However, it is also true that the second …

Thoughts of worry can ruin your happiness. Do not let this happen, because they have the ability to destroy good things and …

A painful accident in Etawah has killed three barayats, many injured. Etawah News: Saurabh, son of Brajraj Singh, a resident of Bhagwanpura …

The festival of Eid is being celebrated across the country today, ie on 14 May. Eid is very special for Bollywood. For …

New Delhi: Who does not know the name of Manushi Chillar? She is the same world beauty who brightened the name of …

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By Manuel RuedaBogotá, Colombia Anti-government protests in Colombia entered their third week on Wednesday. The demonstrations were sparked by a government proposal …

Shubman Gill said – Virat always beat Kohli in a game (Photo courtesy: Instagram / shubmangill) Shubman Gill is now going to …

NEW DELHI: search committee to finalise the new CBI director is likely to meet on May 24. The members of the panel, …

Live The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in US has eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to stop …

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Timothy Lachlan went from being the only wheelchair rider in the skate park to landing one of his sport’s toughest tricks. He …

Kolkata, one of the most densely-populated cities in India, hasn’t escaped the the country’s second Covid-19 wave. Stories of the surge have …

Chennai sees a marginal dip, clocking 6,991 cases; 297 deaths reported. Tamil Nadu recorded 30,621 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. Chennai …

A government spokesman highlighted its initial £1.7bn investment in a catch-up plan for pupils, adding: “We are working with parents, teachers and …

After anti-ownership protesters got into the ground and onto the pitch 11 days ago, further demonstrations could not stop Thursday’s Premier League …

On the Tritiya Tithi of Shukla Paksha in Vaishakh month, the sacred festival of Akshaya Tritiya or Akha Teej is celebrated. This …

AGRA: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi adityanath on Thursday visited AMU’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College to review the prevailing Covid-19 situation in …

Captain Marco Reus was involved in all four goals as Dortmund won the cup for the fifth time and denied bitter rival …

Popstar Camila Cabello is all set for her film debut with the upcoming musical ‘Cinderella‘. The makers on Thursday released two photos …

The Union government on Thursday moved the Supreme Court for a reconsideration of its May 5 judgment, which ruled that after a …

The Election Commission faced allegations that it had failed to follow the rules of Kovid-19 during the election campaign. The ‘Core Committee’ …

‘Sen Cal Kapimi’, starring Hande Ercel and Kerem Bürsin is coming back this June with season 2 and the first teaser already …

It should be allowed to discuss matters of larger concern, he tells Speaker Om Birla. Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir …

The notification states, “DCGI approval will also have to be given for the supply of vaccines across the Indian border.” Corona Vaccination: …

New Delhi: We want to tell you about a country which is unnoticed at this time. But this country is in dire …

Discover the story behind a viral video as Andi comes out, graduates high school and celebrates life as a trans teen. For …

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Tamil Nadu went under full lockdown from May 10 which will go on until May 24 to bring down the rising cases …

The internal bickering in the BJP government continued on Thursday with political secretary to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, M.P. Renukacharya, attacking Food …

New Delhi: Israel (Israel) At this time, war-like conditions remain. Even today, Israel has carried out the terrorist organization Hamas (in the …

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