Phi Wire Hand Picked Politics - Live

  • LabourList | Former Minister and Father of the House Alan Williams dies

    • source icon
    • 20:08
  • Jonathan Calder | Ukip should teach donkeys to play rugby

    • source icon
    • 20:03
  • Aditya Chakrabortty | Behind the restaurant boom: the urban delusion consuming our cities

    • source icon
    • 19:28
  • Steve Richards | Could the real Theresa May please stand up?

    • source icon
    • 19:01
  • Christina Patterson | Mandy Rice-Davies called the Profumo affair ‘a pimple’. Now that’s resilience

    • source icon
    • 18:38
  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

  • PoliticsHome | Only the latest five entries on the PhiWire are visible to non-subscribers

Story Tracker

Select Story:

£10bn submarine hit by design setback

£10bn submarine hit by design setback
The safety and performance of the Royal Navy's new multibillion submarine has been thrown into doubt following a number of design and construction setbacks, according to reports. The Guardian claims the new hunter-killer HMS Astute - the first of seven new submarines costing £9.75bn - cannot reach its required top speed, leaving it unable to escape an attack. One source told the paper the submarine had a "V8 engine with a Morris Minor gearbox".

Green Box: £10bn submarine hit by design setbackClick to open

+ Expand all - Collapse all

Recommended External Links

Full access for £22 a month...

PoliticsHome PRO Find out more